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Palmerston North Car Hire

Palmerston North is located in the southern region of New Zealand’s North Island. As part of the Manawatu-Wanganui region, the city is surrounded by the Ruahine and Tararua mountain ranges. It’s nicknamed Palmy, and is home to several universities, which creates a student-centric vibe. On your next trip, hire a car rental in Palmerston North with us ahead of time, so you have the freedom to cruise from one attraction to the next.

Why spend your valuable holiday time riding the railway, when you could have your very own vehicle to zip around town? Take control of your holiday and navigate the streets yourself, including the campus of Massey University and the sporty exhibits at the New Zealand Rugby Museum. Get behind the wheel and drive over to a performance at the Centrepoint Theatre, the gardens at the Esplanade, and the walking track at Manawatu Gorge. With your own ride, you can zoom to all the must-see attractions, from the shops at the Plaza to the scenery at the Square.

Allow us here at Expedia.co.nz to match you up with cheap deals on rental cars in Palmerston North. Whether you’ve got your sights set on a luxury convertible or a spacious van, you’ll find exactly what you had in mind—without breaking the bank. You’ll even come across a car rental in Rotorua if you’re looking to continue your travels farther north. Whatever your holiday plans, we’ll help you find everything from car rentals to accommodation in Palmerston North. Book today and rest assured that your trip won’t exceed your budget.

Pick and choose from the country’s best rental cars

When you have Expedia on your side, you’re free to be choosy about your rental car. Whether you’d prefer to get around in a sedan, sports car, or SUV, you’ll be able to pick from tons of offerings for your time in Palmerston North, Manawatu - Wanganui. And to make sure you’re getting the most for your money, use our rent-a-car comparison view to find the best prices based on your needs.

See more sights, more conveniently

Our Palmerston North car hire deals make it easy for you to rent a ride for your time in town, so you can experience everything on your own terms. No matter what time of day it is, you’ll be able to chart your own course through Palmerston North, Palmerston North. Forget walking and waiting for public transportation. Just imagine how many hours you’ll save, all because you were smart enough to book with Expedia.co.nz.

Score Unreal Deals with Expedia Rewards

Register for our Expedia Rewards program to gain access to Unreal Deals exclusively offered on our site. These specially selected deals let you add flights and accommodation to your holiday, while saving you the most money by bundling them into one neat package. You can access special rates you wouldn’t find booking everything separately. Plus, you’ll have the ability to manage all your plans in one place. One and done.

Travel like a pro with our mobile app

No longer do you need to be sitting down at a computer to reserve your rental car. You can use our intuitive app to lock down the ideal ride in an instant, from either an iPhone or Android device. We know you need technology that can keep up with your busy lifestyle, which is why our Expedia app makes it easy to reserve and manage Palmerston North car rentals, right from your phone.

It’s time to drive

If you’re in need of a cheap car hire in Palmerston North, Manawatu - Wanganui, Expedia.co.nz is here to help you find the best deals in no time. We have a car that fits your style and budget, and we make reserving it a piece of cake. There is simply no need to look elsewhere. Begin your search today and you’ll soon be feeling the freedom of the open road.

FAQs for car hire in Palmerston North

What’s the best price car rental in Palmerston North?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is in Palmerston North.

What’s the average car rental price in Palmerston North?

On average, car rentals in Palmerston North are .

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia Rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Palmerston North?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Palmerston North?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.