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Compare rates to find your ideal rental car in Timaru


The port city of Timaru is situated on the Pacific coast of New Zealand’s Canterbury region and a popular launching point for trips to Caroline Bay. To find the lowest rates available on car rental in the area, compare and secure your vehicle with VroomVroomVroom — with our easy to use search tool finding a competitive deal can take as little as two minutes.

Quick facts on hiring a car in Timaru

🚗 Vehicle typesCar and SUV.
🔑 No. of depotsOne car rental depot in Timaru.
✅ Rental brandsAvis.

Upcoming car rental rates in Timaru*

Compact Car
Compact Car

Starts at NZD $167/day
From December 05, 2023 to December 08, 2023
Compact SUV
Compact SUV

Starts at NZD $196/day
From December 05, 2023 to December 08, 2023
Intermediate SUV
Intermediate SUV

Starts at NZD $219/day
From December 05, 2023 to December 08, 2023

*Rates last updated on December 04, 2023 Rental rate prices displayed were available in response to a search at 6:01 am on December 04, 2023 by a New Zealand resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, for the specified travel dates, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates. Rates include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

Car rental depots in Timaru

Please note that the depot hours below may change at any time without notice.

Avis Timaru City 8 King St
  • mon - fri
    08:00 - 17:30
  • sat - sun
    09:00 - 17:00

Frequently asked questions for Timaru car rental

How much does it cost to hire a car in Timaru?

Prices start at NZD $167 per day for a Compact Car, up to NZD $219 per day for an Intermediate SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Timaru.

Can I hire a car in Timaru and return it to Timaru Airport?

If there is an available car from Avis you can collect from the Timaru City depot and return to the Avis depot at the airport. For this scenario, you must ensure you have entered in the correct details for the pickup and drop off times so the airport staff are available for when you return the vehicle, or they may provide you with after hour drop off information.