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Is There a Fee For an Additional Driver?

additional driver fee

Our suppliers will all allow you to add an additional driver to your booking. In some cases, an extra fee may apply, and they will be required to present their driver's licence upon pick up.

Which car rental companies don't charge for additional drivers?

Currently, only Hertz does not charge for additional drivers. However, they must complete an additional driver form and present their licence in the presence of the lead renter to the staff at the rental counter during pick up. Aerodrive also doesn't charge for an additional driver, but if you add another one you need to pay a fee. 

Check the table below for a list of additional driver fee per car hire company:

SuppliersAdditional Driver Fee
Avis logoNo charge for the second driver. Third driver onwards, the fee is $15* NZD per driver for the whole rental including taxes.
Avis logoA flat fee of $5* NZD  per day, per additional drive ​excluding GST. The fee is capped at 6 days.
Avis logo$5.75* NZD per day, per additional driver Max charge of $28.75* NZD per additional driver (5-day max charge) inc 15% GST.
Budget logo$5 * NZD GST per day, per additional driver Max charge of $25* NZD GST per additional driver (5-day max charge).
enterpise car rental supplierAn additional driver/hirer fee of $12* NZD per day will apply for every driver. Maximum of 4 drivers per rental.
enterpise car rental supplierEach additional driver is charged at a flat fee per day of $5.75* NZD which includes GST. The fee is capped at 6 days.
Europcar logoAn additional driver is charged at $3.60* NZD per day (maximum charge 14 days) capped at $50.40* NZD per rental.
GO rentals logo$10* NZD per driver for the whole rental including taxes.
Hertz logoThere is no charge for additional drivers.
Thrifty logo$11.50* NZD per driver including GST.

*All extra add-ons will attract additional percentage taxes and surcharges.

Read more information on Additional Driver in New Zealand.

Important:

Additional Driver Fee Policy . . .

Please be aware that the policy for adding additional drivers may vary for each car rental company. Additional drivers must meet the same terms and conditions as the main driver and are usually charged at a per day, per driver rate. Make sure to contact our Customer Care Team to find more information about your rental booking.