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The ultimate family road trip

Car hire in New Zealand for families

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New Zealand is a country made to travel by car. It's full of the best scenic drives in the world. We can arrange rental cars to comfortably fit your family.

Our rental cars are well equipped and are well suited to New Zealand’s roads. We offer full insurance with no gravel road restrictions. And, we know all about the best scenic routes, driving times and distances.

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A compact SUV gives you the flexibility to drive the scenic routes of New Zealand, at a relaxed pace. They are comfortable to drive, fuel-efficient and affordable. The perfect size for your family. Our rental cars have extra ground clearance. Easy for your children to get in and out.

Take regular stops, have a family picnic by a lake, go bird spotting or swim at the beach. We know children don’t like to spend hours at a time stuck in a car. You won’t need to in New Zealand, as your next destination is never far away.

Our hire cars include insurance with $0 excess as standard. Please note: there are other insurance limitations to consider.

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