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Your dream holiday starts here. Book your car rental and explore New Zealand with us.

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NZ Car Rental Made Easy

We make renting a car in New Zealand ridiculously simple. Apart from GO Rentals being one of New Zealand’s largest independent car rental companies, we also have brand new cars of all shapes and sizes to best suit the holiday you’ve got planned.

With a fleet of some of the best rental cars in NZ, pop onto the vehicles page and check out our huge range of modern rental cars, including the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y, Ford Everest Titanium, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, and Toyota CHR.

And don’t worry, its not all about the techy car details – you can also explore some of our fantastic trip planning resources and discounts from our local experts.

Once you’ve sorted out where you’re going and what you want to see along the way, booking your rental car is as simple as clicking a button.

Don’t worry if you’re not built for the internet though as we have a helpful team of road savvy experts happy to chat on the phone and answer your questions or take care of the booking for you. GO Rentals - making car hire in New Zealand simple for over 20 years.

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Sustainable car rental in New Zealand

We’ve partnered with CarbonClick to help you effortlessly reduce the environmental impact of your travel here in New Zealand, contributing to a more sustainable tourism sector in Aotearoa. Find out more about the projects offsetting your carbon emissions when you rent a car with GO. We have also achieved a Toitū recertification and are investing carbon credits in support of a forest protection project in New Zealand’s Waipuna Bush, and a wind power project in Nicaragua.

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Reasons to GO with us

  • New Zealand Tourism Awards winners. Visitor Experience
  • Most Satisfied Customers Award. Canstar Blue 2018, 2020, 2022 & 2023
  • Huge choice of great rental cars to choose from
  • Highly recommended on major review sites
  • Competitive and affordable car hire rates
  • Convenient airport locations
  • The car you book is the car you drive
  • 24hr AA Roadside Assistance
  • Unlimited kilometres
  • FREE Basic car rental insurance
  • FREE maps and guides
  • NO hidden costs
  • After hours support
  • Local knowledge
  • Ability to offset carbon emissions of your trip
  • Environmentally conscious business committed to carbon neutrality

GO all across NZ

We have nine car rental branches spread evenly throughout New Zealand, in the major destinations of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson, Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill so that you’re never far from a GO rental car.

Ridiculously simple pick-up & drop-off of our rental cars

With our GO App, you'll be on the road (and on your holiday) faster.

Keep all your car rental info close at hand with no need to trawl through your emails. Our app icon is bright pink so brighten up your home screen and make your car rental experience in New Zealand super-simple.

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Outstanding on-road support

24/7 roadside assistance, we’ve got your back — so you can make the most of your time in New Zealand. Tick rental car off your list of things to do when you book with GO - we’ve got you covered every step of the way.

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GO Snap Happy

At GO Rentals, we love being a part of your travel journey and helping you make wonderful memories.
Snap a picture of your travels around New Zealand, and be in to win up to $500 of the cost of your rental back.

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About GO Rentals

Here at GO we’re all about helping our customers turn their daydream into reality.

Whether it’s a weekend away or the adventure of a lifetime, we’re excited to be part of your trip.

We'll take care of the important stuff and point out the fun things you can do while on the road - freeing you up to really enjoy the journey.

GO love every moment with the perfect rental car for your journey.

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Frequently asked questions

We’re all about YOUR experience

Let’s be honest, in the greater scheme of holiday planning, you’re not really that excited about booking your hire car.

This year, we are super-excited to be welcoming back visitors from Australia and the rest of the world to New Zealand and we look forward to helping you to create amazing memories from your time here in New Zealand.

What is fun is planning the holiday and being free to really enjoy the journey.

Visitor experience is extremely important to us at GO. From booking online via our website, to pick-up and drop-off, we’ve worked hard to make every part of your booking journey reflect that easy holiday feeling.

We’ve backed that up by winning cool stuff too - In 2018, we were thrilled to be announced winner of the Visitor Experience Award at the New Zealand Tourism Awards - for a car rental company, that’s a pretty big deal!

We have received a perfect 5/5 stars across all categories and won the 2023 Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award in the Hire Cars category. We were also winners in this category in 2018, 2020, 2022 & 2023. Couple this with our amazing customer service and you’ve got a winning combination when it comes to renting a car in New Zealand.

But don’t just take our word for it - check out the reviews of those who have come before you and then come and experience GO Rentals for yourself.

Competitive New Zealand Rental Car Rates

Everyone says they have the best prices and with the internet offering comparisons of all the rental car options and prices we understand that you’ve done your research.

So you know you can trust us when we tell you that here at GO, we’re proud to offer some of New Zealand’s most competitive hire car rates. Whether you’re after one of our super spacious 4x4s or maybe something a bit more economical, we’ve got some great deals.

When you hire a car with GO, you’re guaranteed our excellent customer service from the first contact right through to dropping off your keys, regardless of whether you want to do that by chatting with our excellent team in person or prefer to go digital on the app. Car rental in NZ doesn’t need to be complicated, so we’ve made things as simple as we can so you can spend more time planning your trip of a lifetime.

Oh and don’t forget that with GO you’ll get unlimited kilometres, free basic car rental insurance and 24/7 AA roadside assistance. It really does pay to rent with GO.