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Harling Park, Blenheim, New Zealand

With all of the major car rental companies present, you are sure to find the perfect vehicle for your road trip in Blenheim. Avis, Thrifty, Budget, Europcar and Hertz are the most reputed and trusted car rental suppliers in the industry, and are all available through VroomVroomVroom.

Blenheim is the biggest town in Marlborough, and the heart of New Zealand wine making. Famous Sauvignon Blanc got its start here with pioneering wine makers. It's still the region's signature tipple, but Marlborough has many other highly rated wine varieties too. As well as a choice of wines, you also have a great range of rental cars available from the town or Blenheim Airport with VroomVroomVroom.  

Why book a hire car in Blenheim through VroomVroomVroom?

Blenheim is host to some great events, including the famous Marlborough Wine and Food Festival on February 10, 2017. Get your rental car deal locked in nice and early for these occasions. Below mare some of the reasons why customers choose to book their rental cars with us. 

  1. The fantastic thing about using VroomVroomVroom is you can see every available car with just a few details of your trip, entered once into our website.
  2.  The prices you see are truly what you pay, there are no hidden costs. There are also no fees should you need to modify or cancel your booking.
  3. Make sure you book your car rental for Blenheim well in advance to ensure you will be collecting a hire car that will best suit your needs, especially if its a people mover. Check out our range of vans and people movers. Or for a wider range of cars, and the convenience of hitting the road right after you arrive in Blenheim, check out our Blenheim Airport page.
  4. Our friendly customer care experts are always here to help if you have any questions regarding your Blenheim car hire booking. Try our live chat for instant answers, send us an email, or give us a call. You can also contact us via Facebook and Twitter.

Driving tips in Blenheim 

Blenheim is the largest town in the Marlborough region, a world famous wine district that produces some of the best Sauvignon Blanc on the market. With your rental car, explore this sunny little town and spend your days sampling wines from Cloudy Bay, Nautilus, Seresin & Montana Brancott Wineries, to name but a few of the choices available. 

Driving distance from Blenheim to Nelson is approx 1 hour and 35 minutes  or 114 kilometres (71 miles) via Stage Highway 6 in your reliable rental car. Note that State Highway 1 runs through Blenheim, while State Highway 6 terminates at the junction of the two state highways.  Also note that this town has no traffic lights at any intersection. Instead, what they have are roundabouts speed arterial traffic flow.  

Best time to visit Blenheim 

Popularly known as one of the sunniest towns in New Zealand, the climate is usually very settled, mainly because of the rainshadow effect of the mountain ranges to the west which shelter Blenheim from old southerly weather and heaviest of rains. February is generally the best summer weather and the lovely time to visit. Normally, summers are warm and dry while winters are pretty cool and frosty with clear sunny days that follow. 

Explore the heart of New Zealand's wine industry

What makes an evening romantic? Wine. What substance brings excitement to your palate? Wine. Where is the best place to bring your car hire if you love wine? The only answer is Blenheim, a town in the region of Marlborough, in the north east of the South Island of New Zealand.

Bear in mind that New Zealand's drink drive laws have become a lot stricter recently. While your hire car is essential to get around the Marlborough region, consider leaving it at your accommodation if you are doing a tasting tour, and utilise the services of any of the town's wine tour experts.


Attractions

Highlight Wine Tours

Address: 15 Murphys Rd, Springlands, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand

Contact Highlight Wine Tours for their daily 11-seater coach tour. or the more intimate Classic Mustang tour. 

Wine Tours by Bike

Another great option is a cycling tour of the vineyards, through Wine Tours by Bike. Don't waste time trying to cycle from Blenheim, Wine Tours by Bike will pick you up, and take you to their base in Renwick. Once fitted out with your cycle, you can opt for a personalised self-guided ride that will give you a choice of 11 cellar door wineries within a 2km radius, or 20 cellar doors with a 5 km radius. At the end of the day, they will take you back to your accommodation.

Marlborough Sounds and Queen Charlotte Track

Explore the Marlborough Sounds and Queen Charlotte Track, by hiking, biking or kayaking. Water taxis are available to mix and match sections of the track as a break from walking or cycling. They will also transfer your luggage each day to your accommodation, so you only need to carry your supplies for each day. Experience Punga Lodge, right in the Sounds, where you can enjoy wood-fired pizza in their waterfront bar.

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