Minimum Age to Rent a Car in New Zealand
Usually, the minimum age to rent a car is 21. In some instances, this age may be lower. VroomVroomVroom shows you what the minimum age you need to be to rent a car in New Zealand.
Avis: The minimum age depends on the location. Usually, the minimum age is 21 for all car groups. A young driver surcharge applies for those under 25.
Budget: 21 is the minimum age surcharge to rent a car with Budget. There is a young driver surcharge for anyone under 25.
East Coast Car Rentals: The minimum age to rent a car with East Coast is 21. Drivers 21 and 25 years of age (as of the last day of the rental period) are subject to a compulsory young driver surcharge.
Enterprise: In New Zealand the minimum age to drive a car with Enterprise is 21. A young driver surcharge applies to anyone under 25.
Europcar: Europcar requires drivers to be 21 or 25 depending on the car group. A young driver surcharge applies for drivers aged between 21-24
Hertz: The minimum age is 18, 21 or 25 depending on the type of car. You are required to pay a young driver surcharge if you are between 18-20 years old.
Thrifty: In New Zealand, the minimum age to drive is 21. A young driver surcharge applies for drivers aged between 21-24
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