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Car Rental at Auckland Airport (AKL): What you need to know

As you begin your descent, you can feel the anticipation rising. Once you are on the ground, the real fun starts in this amazing city,. With so much to see in Auckland, you are going to desire an automobile to check off everything on your to-do list. There is no better way to start your vacation right away than to book your own ride. CarRentals.com has gathered nearly everything you need to know to make sure your car rental from Auckland Airport (AKL) will go smoothly .

How do I get the most affordable rental supplier at Auckland Airport?

CarRentals.com can help you plan how you'll be getting around on your trip to Auckland. You can figure out which car you'll need well ahead of your flight, and make sure you snag the best possible deal from the rental company. Looking to keep your cost down? Try to:

  • Decide what car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car then you need
  • Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs

Do I have to be a certain age to book an Auckland car rental?

You can rent a vehicle in Auckland if you are at least 19. Be aware that most car rental companies will charge an additional fee if you are under 25. Also note, for higher categories, such as premium, large capacity vehicles, or SUVs, the age restrictions can be different. Confirm the rental car company's policy before you book.

What car rental companies are at Auckland Airport?

There are 6 car rental companies at the Auckland Airport. Rent from a company like Alamo, Avis, Budget, and Hertz, to name a few. With a wide variety of great options, you are certain to get the rate and the automobile that you like.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in New Zealand?

In Auckland you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually limitations. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check your credit card issuer's policy before you book. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

What should I bring with me when I pick up my car rental in Auckland?

Be sure to carry with you your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What fuel policy should I go for in Auckland?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a "full-to-full" policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to refill the tank before you return. If you want to save some money, you'll want to fill up your tank before you bring it back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

Auckland definitely has its charms, but unlimited miles means you have unlimited choices of where to go and what to see after you have explored all the hot spots in Auckland. Whatever you pick to do first, unlimited miles gives you one less thing to worry about when see as much of Auckland as you can during your road trip..

Can I get a one-way rental for my Auckland trip?

The majority of companies offer one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to return your rental car at another location. Be aware there may be an extra fee when you decide to only go one-way.

What type of car would you recommend I get for my trip to Auckland?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you will be doing. Smaller vehicles are good for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a sedan or SUV will have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a touch of luxury on their vacation can choose a higher-end model like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.

Book your ride from AKL today

What are you waiting for? Your trip is just around the corner, so book today to get the greatest price with CarRentals.com. We'll get you the top deals on rental cars in the city. You'll be over the moon when you see how much you'll save by choosing to book your rental car with us. Let us help you cross off another item on your trip's checklist and save money at the same time.

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