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Finding a Rental Car in Lower Hutt is Easy

Lower Hutt

The city of Lower Hutt is one of the four cities that constitute the Wellington metropolitan area. Find the best available rates in the area with VroomVroomVroom for an easy start to your next adventure.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Lower Hutt

Vehicle ClassesCompact, Intermediate, Fullsize, SUV
Number of Depots2
Car Rental BrandsAvis, Budget

Wellington Airport Collection

If you’re arriving in Wellington by plane, you also have the option of collecting your rental car directly from Wellington Airport (WLG). We work with eight rental brands that service the airport, ensuring you get the best rates available and a vehicle that suits your needs.

Car Rental Depots in Lower Hutt

We compare rates offered by the following local rental brands:

Avis logo

35A Annie Huggan Grove, Lower Hutt 5010
8:00am - 4:30pm daily.

Budget logo

35a Annie Huggan Grove, Lower Hutt 5012
8:00am - 4:00pm weekdays.
Closed weekends.

Frequently Asked Questions for Lower Hutt Car Rental

How much does it cost to hire a car in Lower Hutt?

Prices vary depending on vehicle type, availability, and booking duration. To check current rental rates in Lower Hutt, use our price comparison tool.

Which is the highest-rated car rental brand in Lower Hutt?

Avis is the highest-rated rental brand in Lower Hutt based on recent ratings by our customers.

Our Guide to Visiting Lower Hutt

From Lower Hutt you have convenient driving links to the wine country in the Wairarapa, or the Kapiti Coast. Here are some of our favourite experiences in and around Lower Hutt:


The Dowse Art Museum

Address: 45 Laings Road, Hutt Central, Lower Hutt 5010

A contemporary art museum which is only a fifteen minute drive from downtown Wellington, it houses the valuable and varied collection of New Zealand craft such as jewellery, ceramics, glass and textiles. Exhibitions highlight talented local artists, in mediums as diverse as Art Deco buttons, to contemporary ceramics.

The Hutt River

Address: Taita Drive, Taitā, Lower 5011

This is the number one tourist destination in this city. As they say, you've haven't been to Lower Hutt if you have never visited this magnificent river. Walk or cycle the Hutt River Trail, starting at the Hikoikoi Reserve on Petone's Marine Parade. Visit on a Saturday for the Riverbank Market, a chance to stock up on fresh local produce or sample the wares from a fleet of food trucks.

Eastbourne Bay

Address: Lower Hutt 5013

Drive around the bays of Eastbourne in your hire car. This sea-side village has a friendly vibe. Chill out in the cafes, or check out the art galleries and antique stores. The locals boast that this is where you can find Wellington's best beaches, with Days Bay and Muritai Beach alongside Eastbourne itself.

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The Boulcott Lodge

Address: 615 High Street, Boulcott, Lower Hutt 5010

deluxe room at the Boulcott Lodge in Lower Hutt

The Boulcott Lodge is located only a few minutes walk from both the CBD. This contemporary 5 star motel provides superior accommodation with fully appointed suites designed to meet the needs of corporate guests, families, or visitors to the region. In addition, Boulcott offers a high degree of safety and security for all guests. All accommodation is internally accessed via a secure swipe card system and all entrance ways and common areas, including car parks, are video surveillance monitored.

83 By The Sea Petone

Address: 83 The Esplanade, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012

Choose 83 By the Sea Motor Lodge if you are searching for family motels or corporate accommodation in Lower Hutt. It is situated on The Esplanade near the Petone Beach and is only a short walk to Jackson Street. They offer a modern, cozy rooms which ranges from studios, to one bedroom and two bedroom units, perfect for travellers needing to explore the Wellington area.

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Happy Customer Reviews for Lower Hutt Car Hire
Rating: 5 / 5 based on 9 reviews
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Romano S.
    Date: 12 Apr 2021
    Feedback: Very happy and friendly staff. Even upgraded our car without extra charge.
    Rating: 5/5 😀
  • How was your booking experience?
    Reviewer: Karen R.
    Date: 14 Feb 2021
    Feedback: Excellent service. Great to pick up keys and car at airport. My husband needs a wheel chair so it is great we don’t have to go far to get the car and return. The price is very good too. Thanks
    Rating: 5/5 😀
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    Reviewer: Donald M.
    Date: 13 Feb 2021
    Feedback: Super easy and this is the best site out of searching so many!
    Rating: 5/5 😀
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    Reviewer: Annemarie J.
    Date: 10 Jul 2018
    Feedback: Easy booking!!!!
    Rating: 5/5 😀
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    Reviewer: Aaron H.
    Date: 16 Aug 2017
    Feedback: Nice and easy , love it
    Rating: 5/5 😀