Nelson

Cheap Car Rentals in Nelson

Nelson, New Zealand
3 Dec — 10 Dec
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyAPEX
Price of gas per litreC$ 2.17
Average price per dayC$ 51
Cheapest price per dayC$ 45

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Nelson?

January

C$ 96

February

C$ 49

March

C$ 54

April

C$ 96

May

C$ 49

June

C$ 65

July

C$ 68

August

C$ 74

September

C$ 57

October

C$ 60

November

C$ 65

December

C$ 94

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Nelson is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is January. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Nelson

In Nelson, New Zealand, there are 15 active rental locations from 14 car rental companies. SUV is the cheapest car type to rent in Nelson in the past week - currently priced from C$ 88/day. View deals for 2 car types available to rent in this destination:

Compare available car types for rental in Nelson

Small Cars

C$ 24 - C$ 80

All Car Types

C$ 24 - C$ 92

To rent a Small car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 43/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Nelson, New Zealand (~C$ 24/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 80/day). In fact, May is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a Small car saves you 14% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nelson Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 35/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Nelson, New Zealand (~C$ 48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~C$ 91/day). In fact, November is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a Medium car saves you 30% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV car in Nelson, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 41/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Nelson, New Zealand (~C$ 59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 102/day). In fact, March is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Nelson. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Nelson, renting a SUV car saves you 16% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Nelson SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Nissan SentraC$ 113/day
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Top rental agencies in Nelson

All major car rental suppliers in Nelson

Budget

10.0
Excellent
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Europcar

8.2
Excellent
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

9.0

Apex

8.0
Excellent
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

Firefly

6.4
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

8.0

Thrifty

2 locations

Avis

1 location

Dollar

1 location

EZI

1 location

Best Nelson Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Nelson recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Nelson?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 69/day when booking a rental car in Nelson. The best deal a user found was for C$ 60/day from Hertz, booked on Nov. 20.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Nelson?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Nelson from the following companies over the past two weeks: Go Rentals (C$ 85/day), EZI (C$ 118/day), and Europcar (C$ 155/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Nelson?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (10.0 rating), Europcar (8.2 rating) and Apex (8.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Nelson.

What are gas prices like in Nelson?

The average gas price in Nelson is C$ 2.17/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 97 and C$ 141 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Nelson for a week from Apex?

Apex is one of the most popular car rental companies in Nelson, offering car rentals for around C$ 469 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Nelson for the best price?

Booking your car rental early can save you up to 34% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Nelson.

Can I rent a car for a month in Nelson?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Nelson check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Nelson for a month?

Our recent data shows that Hertz can potentially be 24% below the average car rental price in Nelson. Check prices and availability for Hertz and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Nelson is on average C$ 2,009 a month or C$ 67 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Nelson car rental.

How much is a car rental in Nelson for a weekend?

C$ 0 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Nelson, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Nelson, then opt for a SUV rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of December, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 54/day.

What car do most people rent in Nelson?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to rent a Compact (Hyundai Accent) in Nelson, making it the most popular option.