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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson car hire information

Pick-up locationNelson
Car typesCommercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Compact estate car, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Passenger van, People carrier, Premium, Premium SUV, Premium estate car, SUV, Standard SUV, Supplier choice
Hire locations11
Airport locations11
Popular agenciesApex, Hertz, Budget, Europcar, keddy by Europcar

Cheap car hire in Nelson

£39/dayEconomy
£54/dayCompact
£89/dayIntermediate
£59/dayFull-size
£62/daySUV
£196/dayPeople carrier
£86/dayFull-size SUV
£126/dayPremium
£109/dayPassenger van
£190/dayPremium SUV
£48/dayCommercial
£81/dayCompact SUV
£92/dayIntermediate SUV
£96/dayCompact estate car
£113/dayStandard SUV
£205/dayPremium estate car
£245/daySupplier choice
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Nelson car hire reviews and directory

From £38/dayRated no. 1
Budget
Best rated
10 Excellent (6 reviews)
1 location in Nelson
Budget
Locations in Nelson
Domestic Terminal+64 3547 9586
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:30 - 18:30
Sunday08:30 - 18:30
  • 10
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  • 10
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent22 Oct 2019
Pros: Staff couldn’t have been friendlier or more helpful. Great employees who really want to help their customersCons: Nothing
Rated no. 2
Avis
9.4 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Nelson
Avis
Locations in Nelson
Terminal Building+64 3547 2727
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:30 - 18:30
Sunday08:30 - 18:30
  • 10
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  • 9
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  • 9
Recent reviews
From £28/dayRated no. 3
Hertz
8.7 Excellent (17 reviews)
1 location in Nelson
Hertz
Locations in Nelson
Trent Drive+64 3547 2299
Monday07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday07:30 - 21:00
Thursday07:30 - 21:00
Friday07:30 - 21:00
Saturday10:00 - 13:00
Sunday11:30 - 21:00
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.9
  • 8.9
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent9 Nov 2018
Friendly and fastPros: We had some mixup in the reservation but the staff at the desk was very nice and quick in clearing up the issue.Cons: There is nothing that we are unsatsfied with this experience
9.6 Excellent8 Jan 2018
Overall very good experiencePros: Very fast key return.Cons: No trash cans in the car drop off area to throw away trash when trying to clean out car.
10.0 Excellent10 Dec 2017
Much More than what we expectedPros: Clean, well maintained, easy pickup and easy to drop off.Cons: Nothing at all
8.8 Excellent15 Mar 2017
Cons: Car was clean but reeked of cigarette smoke, in spite of the "no smoking" decals. No replacement possible at the late hour/location - Smell was still noticeable after airing out for our 3-week rental.
2.0 Mediocre25 Feb 2017
Very over priced car. Would never rent again in NePros: NothingCons: 15% surcharge for credit card. Rented twice. Paid cash last rental.
From £46/dayRated no. 4
Europcar
8.2 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Nelson
Europcar
Locations in Nelson
Terminal Building+64 3265 5201
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent12 Mar 2020
Pros: Great car. Friendly staff.Cons: Nothing
6.4 Good14 Apr 2019
Pros: Staff at pick up in nelson was not there at 8am when i had organised pickup. She arrived 8.25am and proceeded to tell me she was in the office the whole time which she wasnt as it has glass doors. She was belligerent and rude. Staff at chch was fantastic. Really kind and caring man. Fabulous.Cons: Yr nelson staff person was late. She was rude and unkind. I believe she would benefit from customer service training and some humility and owning about being late for work and not making excuses for this tardiness.
Rated no. 5
Firefly
6.4 Good (1 review)
1 location in Nelson
Firefly
Locations in Nelson
Nelson+64 3547 2299
Monday07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday07:30 - 21:00
Thursday07:30 - 21:00
Friday07:30 - 21:00
Saturday07:30 - 21:00
Sunday09:00 - 20:00
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Recent reviews
6.4 Good20 Mar 2020
Pros: Drop off was simple.The vehicle was fine.Cons: I booked it under your Webb site with the no excess option. But when we picked up the car, I had to sign the contract that had a $5500.00 x/s. I was not happy, and your staff said it was not there problem as it was insured with another company, not them, but as I told them it was booked thru the Firefly web site. The manager got involved but his answer was not our problem and said give me the keys back and get a rental from another company. The final insult was when I had to pay another $200.00 just in case I didn’t fill the car upon my return. I did fill the tank on my return. I am still waiting on the 200.00 to be refunded. Overall a very disappointing and stressful experience. Mary and Dennis Hunt.
From £19/day
Apex
Most popular
Cheapest deal
1 location in Nelson
Apex
Locations in Nelson
4 Trent Drive, Tahunanui+64 3547 6800
Recent reviews
Dollar
1 location in Nelson
Dollar
Locations in Nelson
Nelson Ap+64 3547 5563
Monday07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday07:30 - 21:00
Thursday07:30 - 21:00
Friday07:30 - 21:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Recent reviews
keddy by Europcar
1 location in Nelson
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Nelson
Terminal Building - Meet & Greet64 3 5738800
Recent reviews
Right Cars
1 location in Nelson
Right Cars
Locations in Nelson
Nelson Airport
Recent reviews
From £31/day
Thrifty
1 location in Nelson
Thrifty
Locations in Nelson
Nelson Ap+64 3547 5563
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Recent reviews
28 travellers who hired a car in Nelson gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.9

Car hire locations in or near Nelson

Good to know

Most popular agency

Apex

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

£32/day

Good deal

£28/day

When to book a car hire in Nelson

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for hiring a car in Nelson

  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Nelson for £28 or less
  • Book your car hire in Nelson at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard car hires in Nelson are around 44% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Nelson

  • Some car hire companies in Nelson which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Thrifty and Budget

  • On average a car hire in Nelson costs £32 per day.

  • Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Nelson.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Apex (£29/day), Budget (£61/day) and keddy by Europcar (£69/day).

  • Car hire companies onsite at Nelson airport include Apex, Europcar, Thrifty, Budget and Hertz.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Nelson airport to off-airport locations include Europcar, Thrifty, Budget and Hertz.

  • In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Apex 4 Trent Drive, Tahunanui 7011 (3 miles from the city centre).

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Economy car hire in Nelson costs £36 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Nelson costs £51 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Nelson costs £22 per day, on average.

  • In Nelson, cars are most frequently hired at Apex 4 Trent Drive, Tahunanui (3 miles from city centre).

  • On average hiring a car in Nelson costs £227 per week (£32 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Nelson costs £973 per month (£32 per day).