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The ultimate family road trip

Car hire in New Zealand for families

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 large SUV is an ideal size for the whole family. And a size that we highly recommend for families of four or five. Luxurious space for your children in the back seat and extra room for your luggage. Enjoy the higher driving position, increased safety, extra power and better views.

As an ultimate road trip destination, New Zealand is perfect for a self-drive holiday. You won’t be sitting in the car for long periods, but you will see big differences. Discover walking tracks and viewpoints in national parks, take a scenic coastal route or have lunch by a river.

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

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"Built on colonial bridle paths and formed in the late 19th century, the Forgotten World Highway is remote and mysterious to the extreme."

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