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Car rental rates in Wanganui

Wanganui (also spelt Whanganui) is located on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Set across the mouth of the mighty Wanganui River, the town was one of the first places foreigners settled in the country. It now boasts a thriving arts scene as well as many heritage buildings, and the town is within reach of the beautiful Wanganui National Park. Wanganui is about a two and a half hour drive north of Wellington / Te Whanganui a Tara and three hours south of Taupō.


Getting on the road in Wanganui is easy with VroomVroomVroom. By using our easy to use search to find a competitive car hire rate from our selection of well respected car hire provider, you can book your car in as little as a couple of minutes.

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Economy CarThrifty

From NZD $122/day

for 31 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Compact CarThrifty

From NZD $125/day

for 31 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Compact SUVThrifty

From NZD $132/day

for 31 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Intermediate SUVThrifty

From NZD $143/day

for 31 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Fullsize SUVThrifty

From NZD $238/day

for 31 May - 05 Jun 2024
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Fullsize Passenger VanThrifty

From NZD $299/day

for 31 May - 03 Jun 2024
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Rental rate prices displayed are NZD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on May 26, 2024 by an Australian 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.

Rates are in NZD and were last updated on 26 May, 2024

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    Booked: Toyota Rav4 4w.d. or similar
    Wellington City
    Toyota Rav4 4w.d. or similar
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    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
    Wellington Airport
    Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
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    Booked: Toyota Corolla or similar
    Christchurch Airport
    Toyota Corolla or similar
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    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
    Auckland Airport
    Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
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    Booked: Toyota Corolla or similar
    Wellington Downtown
    Toyota Corolla or similar
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    Booked: Suzuki Swift or similar
    Palmerston North Airport
    Suzuki Swift or similar
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    Booked: Mitsubishi ASX or similar
    Christchurch Airport
    Mitsubishi ASX or similar
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    Booked: Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
    Tauranga Airport
    Toyota Corolla Hatch or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car in Wanganui

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Passenger Van and SUV.
🔑 No. of depotsTwo car rental depots in Wanganui.
✅ Rental brandsHertz and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available in Wanganui

Kia vehicles for hire in Wanganui

  • Kia Carnival or Hyunda Imax or Toyota Previa

    Kia Carnival or Hyunda Imax or Toyota Previa

    8

    5

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire in Wanganui

  • Mitsubishi ASX

    Mitsubishi ASX

    5

    5

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Mitsubishi Outlander

    Mitsubishi Outlander

    5

    5

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Nissan vehicles for hire in Wanganui

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Skoda vehicles for hire in Wanganui

  • Skoda Kodiaq

    Skoda Kodiaq

    7

    5

    4 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Suzuki vehicles for hire in Wanganui

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    4

    4

    1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

Toyota vehicles for hire in Wanganui

  • Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Thrifty

    Toyota HiAce

    Toyota HiAce

    12

    4

    12 large

    Providers

    Thrifty

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“Or similar” refers to how our rental providers classify cars. Please be advised they cannot guarantee that a specific car model will be available. Partners categorise similar models into “vehicle groups” and confirm availability on this basis. Our team are available to contact the depot on your behalf where you are picking up your vehicle to enquire what models are available under the vehicle group you booked. Please contact customer support for further information.

Vehicle models are subject to provider availability

Wanganui daily rate data

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

29 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

30 May

$131

$134

Fri

31 May

$122

$132

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

29 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

30 May

$142

$142

Fri

31 May

$132

$140

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

29 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

30 May

$154

$160

Fri

31 May

$143

$175

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

29 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

30 May

$283

$283

Fri

31 May

$238

$283

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

26 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Mon

27 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Tue

28 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Wed

29 May

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

Thu

30 May

$369

$369

Fri

31 May

$299

$369

Sat

01 Jun

There is limited availability for pick up at this location on some dates in the next seven days. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates and availability.

Limited availability

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Historical daily rate pricing information is data from actual bookings made using our search engine in the previous 12 months.

Next 7 days rates are obtained from searches in our reservation system for a 3 day rental duration, by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am on the indicated pick up date. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice.

Prices are in NZD and include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in NZD and were last updated on 26 May, 2024

Wanganui Airport car hire

Are you flying into Wanganui?
If you’d prefer to have a hire car when you land, you may opt to pick up at Wanganui Airport (WAG) instead. To start comparing rates in the airport, simply input “Wanganui Airport” in our search form.

Regional airports near Wanganui

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Car rental depots in Wanganui

Car hire depots in Wanganui are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Hertz Wanganui Downtown

    161 London St, Wanganui, Whanganui NI, 4500

    Today •Closed

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

  • Thrifty Wanganui Downtown

    161 London St, Wanganui, Wanganui NI, 4500

    Today •Closed

    monday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    saturday

    Closed

    sunday

    Closed

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Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car in Wanganui

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Wanganui?

    Prices start at NZD $122 per day for an Economy Car, up to NZD $283 per day for a Fullsize SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle in Wanganui.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover in Wanganui?

    If you’ve got a crowd, but don’t need something as large as a bus, then a 7-seater or 8-seater Minivan hire might be your best option. A Minivan costs NZD $299 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates in Wanganui.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental in Wanganui?

    The per-day rates of some rental cars may fall if you book for a longer rental period. Prices often change around daily, three-day, five-day and seven-day periods. Also, note that the selection of rental cars available in Wanganui may be more limited if you are looking for a long-term car rental, so it’s best to compare a few different booking durations first.

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