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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.

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

    SuppliersAdditional Driver Fee
    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$5.00* NZD GST per day, per additional driver Max charge of $25.00* 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 NZD 5.75* which includes GST. The fee is capped at 6 days.
    Europcar logoAn additional driver is charged at $3.60* per day (maximum charge 14 days) capped at $50.40* per rental.
    Hertz logoThere is no charge for additional drivers.
    Thrifty logoAdditional Driver Surcharge of $11.50* inc GST per driver. An age surcharge for drivers aged between 21-24 years will incur an Underage Surcharge of $17.25* inc GST per day.

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

    Read more information on Additional Driver in New Zealand.


    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.