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How Much is The Fee For Young Drivers?

young driver surcharge

Are you under the age of 25? If so, when you rent a car, you may need to pay a young driver surcharge. VroomVroomVroom has listed down the fee per car rental company in New Zealand so you can weigh in your options. 

SuppliersYoung Driver Surcharge
Avis logoAerodrive charges 21 to 24-year-old drivers $17.25* NZD for the whole rental including taxes.​
Avis logoAlamo charges $13* NZD per day, which excludes GST, to all drivers aged 21 to 24 years old.​
Avis logoAvis charges a young drivers surcharge of $25* NZD per day ​for those under 25.
Budget logoBudget charges drivers age 21 to 24 a ​surcharge of $28.75* NZD per day. 
enterpise car rental supplierEast Coast Car Rentals charges an additional $8.80* NZD per day for drivers aged between 21 and 2​5.​
enterpise car rental supplierEnterprise charges a surcharge of $14.95* NZD per day for drivers age 21 to 24.​
Europcar logoEuropcar charges a surcharge of $28.75* NZD per day for drivers age 21 to 24.​
GO rentals logoGO Rentals does not charge an extra cost for drivers age 21 to 24.
Hertz logoHertz charges a surcharge of $20* NZD per day ​​for18 to 20-year-old drivers.
Thrifty logoThrifty charges an additional $17.25* NZD per day for drivers age 21 to 24.  

*Note that all extra add-ons will attract additional percentage taxes and surcharges. All prices above are subject to change without prior notice.

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Take a look at the cost breakdown...

When you book your rental car through VroomVroomVroom you can see the car rental cost breakdown. This will show you how much you will be paying to cover the young driver surcharge. You will also be able to see the costs associated with your rental and what you will need to pay at the car rental counter.