Terms & Conditions

Rental Requirements
Minimum hire age is 25 years. All hirers must hold a current, full and unrestricted New Zealand driver’s licence which has been held for at least one year, OR a current international licence must accompany any driver’s licence presented in a language other than English. All drivers must be listed on rental agreement. Minimum 2 day hire applies to all vehicle types.

Rates
Rates are based on a 24 hour hire period and include 100km free per day*. Additional km will be charged at .35c per km travelled, calculated on return of vehicle, including GST (New Zealand Government Goods & Service Tax of 15%).
*excludes BMW X5 / VW Beetle and Audi Allroad which include unlimited km in the daily rate (3 day minimum hire required).
*excludes Mercedes CLS 55 AMG which includes 500km allowance with a 3 day minimum hire.

Fuel
Fuel is not included in our rates. Each vehicle is supplied with a full tank of fuel, which is refilled at the hirer’s expense on return. If the vehicle is not returned with a full tank, the hirer will be charged for the fuel required to refill the tank plus any applicable charges. Please ensure the correct fuel type is used when refueling vehicles, in most cases this will be premium fuel unless otherwise specified. Failure to use the correct fuel type when refueling can result in damage to the vehicle.

Insurance
Comprehensive vehicle insurance is included in the daily rate. The hirer is responsible for the insurance excess of NZ$2,500 which applies to all vehicle types.  There is no option to waiver or reduce this amount, all hirers must provide valid credit card details which will be held as security against the excess on commencement and for the duration of hire. We strongly recommend visitors to have personal travel insurance which includes the provision for rental vehicle excess cover.

Late charges
Late pick up or drop off charges may apply.

Drop Off/Pick Up
We are a personalised service and can offer delivery to your motel/private accommodation or lodge within the Christchurch and Queenstown area, subject to prior arrangement. Contact us to make arrangements for your next hire now.

Payment
We accept Cash, Visa or MasterCard credit cards only* (Diners Club, American Express or debit cards will not be accepted). A NZ$200 deposit is required on booking confirmation. The remainder is to be paid in full prior to commencement of hire. *Cash will not be accepted or held for insurance excess purposes, a valid credit card must be used. Credit card details are held on file for any traffic infringements or extra charges incurred during the period of hire.

Rental Agreement
Our full rental agreement and terms and conditions (link below) must be signed at the time of the hire and includes the New Zealand Land Transport Authority’s legal requirements.

Click here for the full Rental Agreement – Terms and Conditions