Drive Safe

Self drive holidays are a great way to see the country, but there are things you need to know before you hit the road. View the Drive Safe videos and read our guide to safe driving in New Zealand.
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Fleet Updates

Check out the latest fleet updates and book one of our cars for your next New Zealand driving holiday. Choose from small compact cars, station wagons, hatch backs, sedans, SUV's, and People Movers.
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Cook Strait Ferry Tickets

Book an About rental for 7 days or more for travel in both the North Island & South Island and the daily rate includes the cost of the vehicle ferry ticket. The hassle free way to cross Cook Strait.
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New Zealand Earthquake

A powerful M7.5 earthquake struck northeast South Island at 12:02am on the 14th of November and has caused widespread damage to road and rail infrastructure. For more information please click here.

Why Choose About New Zealand Rental Cars?

If you’re looking for a low cost car rental company for your next New Zealand driving holiday then About® New Zealand Rental Cars is the place for you. Our fleet of cars may be a little older and have a few more miles on the clock, but they get the same care and attention as any other rental car.

Our cars are serviced regularly and pass stringent Certificate of Fitness (COF) checks every six months, so you can be sure they’re safe and comfortable. And they have all the standard bells and whistles – car stereo, air conditioning, heater etc.

About New Zealand has been renting cars since 1999 and has grown to be one of New Zealand's favourite car hire companies, with rental locations in Auckland, Wellington, Napier, Christchurch, Queenstown, Nelson, Picton, Blenheim, and Greymouth. Wherever you are we’re never far away.

Use the booking form at the top of the page to check rates and availability on our wide range of cars, station wagons, SUV’s and MPV’s. All rates include Goods & Services Tax (GST) and unlimited kilometres, while all vehicles come with Standard Motor Vehicle Insurance.

We aim to provide you with competitive rates, no hidden costs, and safe rental vehicles all backed by friendly 'kiwi' hospitality and local knowledge. Choose About New Zealand Rental Cars for your New Zealand holiday and let us drive your dollar further.

  • Free Additional Drivers
  • Free 24 Mechanical Breakdown Assistance
  • Free Bluebridge and Interislander Ferry Booking Service
  • Free Airport Transfer Service
  • Minimum Age for Drivers is 18 Years