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1230 fenton street

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

7.0 Out of 10 (Based on 2.0 reviews)

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Christine Reviewed on Apr 7, 2019, 6:08 PM

Staff at pick-up location (Rotorua Airport) and drop-off (Auckland Downtown) were very friendly. However, the address of the drop off location on the rental agreement was incorrect, sending us to the wrong drop-off location. We were also charged 6 times as much for the rental than what was quoted to us when we booked. This was outrageous. I will not book with Budget again. The only reason I am giving an average 3 star rating instead of lower, is because the staff at the locations were very friendly.

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Average Pick-Up time: 21-30 minutes

6.0 Out of 10 (Based on 1 review)

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Marissa Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019, 6:36 PM

We arrived 15 mins early and the car was not ready (it was ready 5 mins later than our reservation). The car was fine, and was technically an upgrade to a larger vehicle than what we had booked, but we would have preferred the class we booked.

We collected 3 reviews in total for all stations in Rotorua, New Zealand with an average score of 6.5/10.
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Car rentals in Rotorua: All you need to know

A Rotorua car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. We've gathered the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Rotorua. Keep reading to discover how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where do I get a bargain rental car in Rotorua?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best deal. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:

  • Check the mileage policy to prevent any surprises
  • Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be pricier
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have outlets in Rotorua?

From budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox to global names like Avis and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Rotorua?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Rotorua?

Usually, the age limit for renting a car in Rotorua is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to determine any additional fees will be before you book your car.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Rotorua?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through the rental car supplier.Many credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger automobiles such as premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Rotorua.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit several customers all over Rotorua. You can drive wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Make sure to read your policy to discover if there are mileage restrictions.

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot on your Rotorua adventure. You should take time to:

  • Check out the vehicle and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on the paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are navigating a new area

Book your Rotorua car rental today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.

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