Welcome to New Zealand’s biggest city, the City of Sails. We’re pretty stoked about our new city centre rental car location, giving our GO Rentals customers more options when they rent a car in Auckland. Our branch location is right in the heart of the city and we can arrange free pick up from the ferry terminal on the Viaduct and a number of selected CBD hotels (subject to time slots and availability), making life easier for you when you’re next in Auckland.
And remember, we also have locations at Auckland Airport and in Auckland Penrose.
Budget Compact Auto
Guaranteed Model: 5-8 years old
A nimble hatch perfect for navigating NZ’s winding city or country roads.
Budget Auto Compact Special Only $34 per day!
Minimum 7 days
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- Small Bags
Great features and fuel economy make the 5 door hatch an ideal hire car for any road trip
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- Small Bags
Auckland CBD Pickup
If you’re arriving to Auckland by train, bus or ferry, it’s only a short 15 minute walk to our Auckland city car rental branch from Britomart or the Viaduct. You can also give us a call and we can arrange for a free pickup for you, subject to availability. Picking up your car rental in Auckland City centre is so easy! Simply call 0508 246 684 from any public phone or +64 9 525 7321 from your mobile to arrange a pick up.
Reasons to Go with us
- Super fast online booking system
- The car you book is the car you drive
- 24hr AA Roadside Assistance
- Unlimited kilometres
- FREE Go Basic insurance
- FREE maps and guides
- NO hidden costs
- And the best service in the country!
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The easiest car rental company I have ever used. Pick up took minutes & drop off was just as simple. Car was brand new and shuttle to and from airport was efficient.
Melissa, Auckland, NZ
Auckland Car Rental
4.5 out of
165 Beach Road, Auckland City, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
+64 9 525 7321
We really value the feedback from our customers so when you said ‘you need a city centre branch’, we listened! Our new Auckland City Centre car hire depot puts us right in the heart of the city and is easily accessible whether you’re travelling to Auckland by train, bus or ferry. Renting a car in Auckland with GO Rentals just got a lot easier, helping to get you on the road quicker and exploring our beautiful country.
Renting a car is always a big decision with so many companies to choose from. Like all the big boys, we’ve got hundreds of new and late model rental cars which are clean, safe and reliable and perfect for traveling around New Zealand. Where we stand out from the rest is our customer service. Oh, and our policy of no hidden costs – what you see is literally what you get.
Another thing that makes us stand out from the rest is our commitment to ensuring you have an awesome time when you are in and around Auckland, whether you’re a Kiwi or an international explorer. Whether you’re visiting Auckland for the weekend or heading out for an epic New Zealand road trip, we’ve got the perfect rental car for you from small, zippy hatchbacks to large 4x4s with enough room for the whole family.
If you’re looking for some inspiration, we’ve also got heaps of great tips so speak to our staff in branch or check out our GO Explore pages where you’ll find blog posts about all the latest events taking place across New Zealand as well as great destination posts. We’ve also got our pretty awesome Trip Planner – a tool to help you plan out your New Zealand adventures with loads of great ideas for places to visit.
Things to do around Auckland City
Save big with your GO Play discount card
AJ Hackett Bungy & Bridge Climb
Only AJ Hackett Bungy can offer you this level of access to the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Book direct - use your GO Play card. Not applicable on photo, video and shop
105 Curran Street, Westhaven, Auckland. Tel: 0800 286 4958
Auckland Jet Boat Tours
A truly unforgettable jet boat experience.
Book direct - use your GO Play card. Not applicable on combos
Gate 1, Hobson West Marina, Viaduct Harbour, 220 Quay Street, Auckland City. Tel: +64 9 948 6657
Hiring a car in Auckland
If you are in Auckland and looking for a car rental, make sure you call in and see us or make a booking online first. Our Auckland city car rental branch is located just a short 5 minute drive from the Viaduct and Britomart area of the city or a 10-15 minute walk. With great deals on car hire in Auckland, you can visit the website or download our app to get access to our lowest prices. Book your rental car through the website or app or give us a call and we will give you our best price on the perfect hire car to get you GOing on your Auckland adventure.
If you have already booked your Auckland city car rental, make sure you download our handy app before you set off. You can use the app to manage your booking as well as using it to find a wide range of discounts on activities in Auckland and beyond through our GO Play programme.
Car rental in Auckland has never been so easy. Give us a call today or drop into our new branch and we’ll get you GOing on your New Zealand adventure.
Trip Planner itineraries from Auckland
Auckland to Auckland
- Coromandel Beaches
- White Island Volcano
- Art Deco Napier
- Surfing in Raglan
This is one of our favourite North Island road trips. Pick up your rental car in Auckland and head first to the Coromandel Peninsula before dropping down to Tauranga and Mt Maunganui and on to the Hawke's Bay region and Napier. After a couple of days exploring, heading north back up to Rotorua and then out west to the surf beaches of Raglan to complete an awesome 10 days!
Auckland to Christchurch
- Coromandel Beaches
- Wellington nightlife
- Swim with dolphins
- Discover Christchurch
10 days is just about enough time to make a journey from the North Island to the South. Picking up your rental car in Auckland, head first to the Coromandel Peninsula before making your way south through Rotorua, Wellington and on to the stunning Marlborough region at the tip of the South Island. Swim with the dolphins in Kaikoura before finishing up in Christchurch.
Planning a trip to Auckland
Make sure you check out our awesome new Complete Guide to Auckland with heaps of great tips on where to stay, where to eat out and what to do whilst you’re in the City of Sails.