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New Zealand Backpacker Transport

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TRAVELLERS AUTOBARN - Auckland & Christchurch

Location: Christchurch North

Travellers Autobarn are a one-stop-shop for backpackers and budget travellers planning their self-drive trip around New Zealand. Offering fully equipped cars and campervans from two locations New Zealand wide, meaning one-way rentals available between Auckland and Christchurch. Start your road trip with Travellers Autobarn and wake up with a different view every day! Autobarn have made quality campervan hire affordable...(more)

EURO CAMPERS - Auckland, Christchurch, New Zealand

Location: Canterbury

From the compact sleepervan to our much loved Hitops and 2 berth campers to our family friendly motorhomes - we've got the perfect camper for every need. Our fleet is certified "self-contained", so that you can explore the beauty of New Zealand independently. Complimentary airport transfers included at Auckland and Christchurch...(more)


Location: Canterbury

Car Hire in Kaikoura- We can arrange to meet and greet at Railway, Bus, Airfield or Accommodation for pickup & return. Our rates are $85.00 per day, including insurance and mileage. Vehicles to be refueled on return. You will need a valid licence and credit card for our security to hire a vehicle. All our vehicles are automatic. Bookings essential...(more)

RaD CAR HIRE - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Location: Port of Tauranga

Welcome to RaD Car Hire Tauranga, our award-winning branch. Our car hire business is locally owned and operated and has been around since 1987 so we must be doing something right! We're conveniently located just outside the main hussle and bussle of the CBD and we hire cheap and reliable rental cars, rental trucks, and vans at extremely competitive rates...(more)


Location: Auckland - North Shore

When it comes to Auckland Airport shuttle services choose SAS Shuttles. We pick-up passengers from the Airport and deliver to; hotels, motels, CBD and the suburbs (door to door). This service is available to meet every flight arriving into Auckland Airport. We offer a selection of half & full day Tours with pickup & drop off at your hotel...(more)


Location: Nelson - Tahunanui

Hardy Cars have a great range of quality budget rental cars and campervans available for hire. Our Nelson rental fleet is constantly being updated and maintained to ensure that we can offer you reliable and safe rental vehicles at very affordable prices. Extra discounts for long term hires. NO HIDDEN COSTS! One way hires available...(more)

CAMPERCO Campervan Rental - South Island

Location: Canterbury

CamperCo offers the best value campers in New Zealand. We specialise in 2/3 berth campers with pick up drop off options in three handy locations: NELSON, PICTON, QUEENSTOWN and CHRISTCHURCH. Our affordable prices range between NZ$45.00 per day to NZ$115.00 per day. No hidden costs. Phone 0800 698 267 to make a booking or visit our Web site...(more)

MY KIWI ADVENTURE - Tongariro National Park

Location: Ruapehu - Whakapapa

Conveniently located in National Park Village, My Kiwi Adventure offers a one stop shop for booking all your adventure activities in Tongariro National Park. From transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Mt Ruapehu or other local hikes, to mountain biking, guided stand up paddle boarding and much more. Best value, best service guaranteed...(more)

RV RENTALS - Mount Maunganui

Location: Rotorua Airport

Looking for a fun adventurous way to see New Zealand? RV Rentals can take you there! It's a great way to explore the country's adventure playground, from golden sandy beaches and amazing snow capped mountains to the thrill of extreme adrenalin activities. You can experience it all...(more)


Location: South Island

Campervan Hire in New Zealand from $49/Night. Experienced staff to help organize your campervan holiday. Get a Free Quote now! Find the best campervan & motorhome rental deals by comparing suppliers in one easy to use comparison site...(more)

THE POD RENTALS - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

The Pod Campervan Rentals provide affordable camper van hire from both Queenstown and Christchurch, so if your holiday starts with needing a budget camper van from one of our South Island locations, then you need to come and talk to us. Our camper vans are professionally fitted to provide for all your freedom camping needs...(more)

KIA ORA CAMPERS - South Island, NZ

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kia Ora Campers provide self-drive, fully-equipped two, four and six-berth motorhomes, located in the central South Island of New Zealand. The ideal base for exploring the stunning South Island high country lakes, and Mount Cook region. All campervans have hot and cold pressurized water, heater, gas cooker, microwave, fridge, toilet, shower, pillows and towels. Bedding available on request...(more)


Location: Wellington

Late model New Zealand new motor vehicles. Family owned and operated business with years of experience. Hatches, sedans, executive motor vehicles, station wagons, People Movers and vans. Extremely competitive rates for quality late model vehicles. No added extra costs. Free pick up and delivery from all international airports. Every day is a deal at Kiwi Direct Car Rentals..(more)


Location: Auckland Airport

Far North Rentals are located in Kaitaia in the Northland region of New Zealand. We offer a friendly customer orientated service aimed at making your trip as pleasant as possible. Our range of vehicles include small/medium/large sedans, people-movers and 12-seater vans. Pick-up and drop off can be arranged for Kaitaia/Kerikeri townships, Kaitaia/Kerikeri Airports, Paihia and Opua Marina...(more)


Location: Rotorua

Coromandel Adventures offers a wide range of affordable tours around the Coromandel Peninsula. Spend a day fishing, walking, swimming, exploring, or just relaxing on one of our great tours. We are happy to customise a tour to suit your requirements, just let us know when you make your booking and we will do our best to help you!..(more)


Location: Wellington

Classic VW camper hire (Microbus, Transporter, Vanagon, or Kombi hire). Enjoy a road trip around the best world-wide tourist destination—New Zealand, while driving an excellent 60s, 70s or 80s VW campervan, modern T4 VW campervan or budget Mazda Bongo. Our vans are customised with a variety of features yet retain their original quirks. Each VW campervan has been furnished...(more)


Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Alternative Rental Cars offer competitive rates, AA breakdown service and unlimited kilometres with insurance included - a better all round deal. We provide friendly service and no hidden charges. GST is included in all prices. Free pick up from Auckland city hotels and motels. We provide free maps and accommodation guides. See us first for Auckland car hire...(more)


Location: Nelson - Golden Bay

Nelson Combined Transport has over 45 years knowledge within the Transport Industry offering solutions to your transport requirements be they local or regional. Airport transfers, prestige transport for individual and personalised Wine and Beer trail tours, transport for hiking/walking tracks – in fact we can pick you up from anywhere and drop anywhere. A flexible, affordable service...(more)


CLICK-NZ.COM - New Zealand Wide

Location: Northland

How do you find the best rental vehicles in New Zealand from the other side of the world? Let us do the work for you. Our carefully chosen car and campervan companies have a very high standard of rental vehicles. We aim to offer you the best deal available at the time of your initial enquiry. Wir sprechen Deutsch...(more)


Location: Auckland - Auckland City

We specialise in free and easy self-drive campervan holidays and offer an easy way to find the best price to rent a campervan or motorhome in New Zealand. Our aim is to assist our customers in achieving their ideal holiday through efficient methods of holiday planning. In all, we ensure that you will give no chance to holiday disappointments...(more)


Location: South Island

Scenic NZ Motorhomes is a small, family owned rental company that wants your holiday to be memorable and enjoyable. Offering late model European motorhomes at competitive prices with no hidden costs. They offer a choice of fabulous layouts with sleeping for 2 - 4 people in absolute luxury. Contact us today for a quote and to check availability...(more)


Location: North Island

Quality motorhomes and campervans. Luxury or budget. Luxury six, four, three and two-berth campervans – friendly team in Auckland and Christchurch to deliver your RV FREE to airport/hotel – car rentals, motorhome sales – visit our awesome website with photos – we do not charge for diesel road tax or extra drivers – book online for discounted travel insurance...(more)

WEST COAST SHUTTLE - Greymouth/Christchurch/Christchurch Airport

Location: Christchurch Central

Offering daily transport Greymouth-Christchurch-Greymouth. Low fares, travelling via spectacular Arthur's Pass. Buses feature air conditioning, central heating, air suspension, onboard toilet, reclining seats with individual pillows, throw rugs, onboard video and refreshments available. All this allows us to get you there quicker by not stopping along the way for comfort stops or refreshments. Coaches are available for private charter...(more)

TRAVEL NZ - Motorhome and RV Rental - South Island, NZ

Location: Nelson - Nelson City

Travel NZ provides quality, modern 2, 4 and 6 Berth Motorhomes at reasonable prices, all certified self-contained so you can enjoy the beauty of New Zealand wherever you want. We are a family owned campervan and RV rental business based in sunny Nelson, South Island with pickups available in Nelson, Picton, Christchurch, Auckland or other nationwide centres on request...(more)

RENT ME RENTALS - Kapiti Coast, Wellington

Location: Wellington - Kapiti Coast

Rent Me Rentals are located on the spectacular Kapiti Coast and offer rental cars, rental vans, rental trucks, and trailers. We're a family owned business and we are committed to providing excellent and friendly service. Our vehicles are reliable and serviced to the highest standard by expert automotive repairers. Contact us any time, 7 days a week...(more)


Location: Picton Ferry Terminal

We provide the best car hire in New Zealand. It's really that simple. We take pride in offering quality, affordable car hire throughout New Zealand. Car rental is about more than A to B, and we'll ensure you enjoy the journey as much as the destination...(more)



Location: Bay of Plenty

We offer an unbiased, helpful and prompt professional service and specialise in motorhome and campervan hire. New Zealand Discounted Motorhomes focus on what's best for you with our customer service being second to none. We offer the lowest prices available and our excellent customer service to you, is FREE...(more)


Location: Auckland

Are you a backpacker or traveller on a budget and looking for the most economical way to get around New Zealand then buy a Kiwi Road Trips' campervan with a buy-back guarantee. You can buy a campervan for much less than the cost of renting it. Pickup is in sunny Tauranga, the perfect place to begin your campervan adventure...(more)


Location: Auckland - South

Quality low cost rental cars, station wagons, and 4WD hire vehicles. Available from over 30 branches throughout New Zealand and Australia. Well maintained late model vehicles. Quality motoring at competitive rates. We'll go the extra mile to understand your needs and help you get the best value...(more)


Location: Auckland - Remuera

The Nomad Campervans range starts with the economical and roomy VW-T5 which accommodates two adults and a child, and they're ideal for two or more people travelling within New Zealand. Travelling in a Nomad rental Campervan is an ideal way to see and experience what New Zealand has to offer at your pace. Pickup and drop-off depots Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch...(more)


Location: West Coast

Centrally located Westport backpackers, close to bars, shops and cafes. Variety of facilities and accommodation for everyone. Standard dorm rooms (twins and doubles), self-contained rooms, twin, double and family, campervan power sites and tent sites. Facilities include: two TV rooms, two lounges, outdoor covered BBQ area. Lots of quiet garden areas to relax. Free yoga lessons...(more)


Location: Wellington

We guarantee to bring YOU the most suitable vehicle at the best available price - FREE Quotations - New Zealand based - 100% Personal Service and Honest Local Advice - Talk to us today. Large range of campervans available...(more)


Location: South Island

You can trust the team at Wilderness Motorhomes to provide the newest and most well-designed motorhomes in NZ. They know what makes your holiday unforgettable, and they're all about giving you an unbeatable local experience that you can't find elsewhere. Our rates include comprehensive insurance, free replacement windscreens and tyres, outdoor furniture, 24-hour breakdown service and free unlimited kilometres...(more)

WENDEKREISEN TRAVEL - Auckland & Christchurch

Location: Wellington

Wendekreisen Travel is a family owned company that has been serving visitors to New Zealand since 1991. We provide a quality fleet of rental cars, campervans and motorhomes, offering great value for money and exceptional service in English or German. After all, most important to us are good vehicles at the right price to ensure your holiday feels 100%...(more)


Location: South Island

We provide a range of comfortable, easy to drive fully automatic and fully equipped campers for hire at very competitive rates. Special (Aug-Sept-Oct) 2/3 berth campers at NZ$49 per day, limited availability, make an enquiry to start your stress free amazing holiday...(more)

RaD CAR HIRE - New Zealand Wide

Location: North Island

High quality, low cost rental cars throughout New Zealand at RaD Car Hire. Contact one of our branches now for the best service in New Zealand rental cars, rental vans and rental trucks. Twenty four branches, from Bay of Islands to Invercargill. Cars, people movers and mini buses...(more)



Location: Auckland Airport

Our fleet of professionally fitted rental vans provide you with freedom and cover all your camping needs. The Pod campers offer you more for your dollar than any other camper company in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on having the best value for money. We want you to have a relaxing holiday in this amazing part of New Zealand...(more)

RIGHT CARS - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

Ascot Rental Cars have a selection of popular, affordable rental vehicles. Options include cars, sleepervans and 6/7 seaters to suit most budgets. Quality hire cars, sleeper-vans and campervans at highly competitive rates. Based near Christchurch airport, all vehicles must leave and return to our Christchurch office. Perfect for the price-conscious, backpackers, families or other travellers...(more)

CAR RENTALS DUNEDIN (Pegasus Rental Cars) - Dunedin

Location: Otago

We offer a personal meet and greet service at Dunedin airport. Free pick up during business hours within Dunedin City by friendly operators Lee, Lyndon, Tina and Hannah who have excellent knowledge of the Dunedin region. Best value rental cars in Dunedin. Quality, well maintained vehicles available, from small economic hatchbacks to 8 seater people mover vans...(more)

DISCOVER NZ MOTORHOMES - Nelson, Picton, Blenheim, Christchurch

Location: Marlborough - Picton

Discover NZ Motorhomes are a small family owned enterprise operating a fleet of current model, two, four, and six-berth motorhomes and campervans. Situated in sunny Nelson with bases in Auckland and Christchurch. Pick-ups from Nelson Airport or accommodation, Blenheim Airport or accommodation and inter-island ferries in Picton, Picton Airport or any accommodation. Other areas by arrangement...(more)

ABELL RENTALS - Christchurch & Auckland

Location: Auckland

Abell Rentals has the largest selection of rental vehicles in NZ. Airport and city branches in Christchurch and Auckland. We love giving you the best rates and quality service. One-way hires. We have it all: Budget cars, new cars, large family cars, station wagons, luxury cars, sleeper vans, seven to twelve-seaters, coaches, four-wheel-drives, trailer, courier vans, removal trucks, even motorbikes...(more)


Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

DriveNow provides you rental car options from New Zealand's premier vehicle hire companies. Whether you're looking for a campervan in Queenstown, a people mover from Auckland Airport or a rental car to drive from Christchurch to Auckland, you can enjoy affordable car hire, campervan hire and vehicle rental at DriveNow...(more)


MAUGERS RENTALS - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

We specialise in the hire of high-quality luxury minibuses, providing an extensive fleet of 12-seater minibuses and trailers. Christchurch based company with over 30 years experience. We cater for small to large groups and specialise in providing premium transport solutions for everyone, including conferences, tour operators, universities, ski holidays, field trips, school transport, sports teams and group travel...(more)


Location: Christchurch Airport

Let the experienced team at Lucky Rentals make sure you get the best value camper for your time in New Zealand. Just sit back and get ready to enjoy New Zealand. We believe that Lucky Rentals offers the best value three-berth campervans in New Zealand. How come? We just can...(more)


Location: West Coast - Mokihinui

Hire your bikes from Habitat Sports. Hard tail or full suspension, from the people who service and ride bikes. There is a good number of rides in and around Westport. Ride Charming creek, The Denniston Plateau or more adventurous tackle full/multi-day rides including The Old Ghost Road and The Heaphy Track. We offer shuttle service-track & airport drop off/pick up...(more)


Location: Queenstown Airport

Pegasus Rental Cars have been providing customers with quality rental cars since 1989 with 20+ locations throughout NZ. Your helpful local owner/operators have car hire from $35 per day. A wide range of rentals caters to the needs of all travellers - whether on holiday, business or attending a sports event...(more)


Location: Christchurch North

Discover New Zealand in your own time, at your own pace. We provide our customers with a range of motorhomes/campervans, which are well equipped with independent heating, pressurised hot and cold water, linen, cutlery, crockery and other kitchen essentials. To cater for different group sizes, our motorhomes and campervans are available in models that range between two to six berths...(more)

BUDGY CAMPERS - Auckland and Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Perfect for road-tripping on a Budget. Budgy Campers provide low cost campervans and sleepervans for backpackers or families. Included in a 'One Price Package' offer are Airport Transfers at Auckland and Christchurch, one-way fees, unlimited-kms, insurance, media kit, self-containment certificate and more! Choose from our compact two-person Budgy Sleeper, spacious two-adult/one-child Budgy Traveller or a 6 Berth Famila vehicle...(more)

ICONIC MOTOR HOMES - Auckland and Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

We provide luxury rental campervans and motor homes with quality guaranteed. We have high specification, brand new European motor homes suitable for two to four persons with automatic transmission. A warm welcome and personal service awaits you here at Iconic Motor Homes, based on both the North and South Islands of New Zealand...(more)

MINT RENTALS - Auckland Airport

Location: Auckland

We've got everything you need and nothing you don't. Our fleet is safe, reliable and carefully maintained. Our simple online booking system gets you on the road faster. We do free pick-ups and drop-offs from Auckland airport. It's a short trip to our base, where we hand you the keys and get you on your way...(more)

CRUZY CAMPERS - Christchurch and Auckland

Location: Auckland

Cruzy Campers are kiwi owned and operated and specialise in providing backpackers with the ultimate way to explore New Zealand in a comfortable, reliable and affordable campervan. At Cruzy Campers, we provide a range of two and three-berth campervans from bases in Christchurch and Auckland. No hidden costs as our rental rates include GST, insurance and diesel tax. Unlimited kilometres...(more)


Location: Auckland Airport

Lucky Rentals' experienced team will make sure you get the best value camper for your time in New Zealand. Just sit back and get ready to enjoy New Zealand. We believe that Lucky Rentals offers the best value three-berth camper van in New Zealand. How come? We just can...(more)

THE POD RENTALS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

The Pod Campervan Rentals provide affordable camper van hire from both Queenstown and Christchurch, so if your holiday starts with needing a budget camper van from one of our South Island locations, then you need to come and talk to us. Our camper vans are professionally fitted to provide for all your freedom camping needs...(more)

RaD CAR HIRE - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington Bays

Offering a diverse fleet of modern vehicles—cars, station wagons, luxury coaches, mini-buses, furniture removal trucks and cargo vans to cater for all your travel and rental needs. Free transfer service to and from Wellington Airport during business hours. We also cater for those arriving and departing the Interislander and Bluebridge Ferry Terminals. We're happy to help with your travel requirements...(more)

NEW ZEALAND 4WD HIRE - Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown

Location: Auckland

We give you a choice of vehicle to suit your purpose, check out our vehicles page for a selection of the many 4WD vehicles that we have available. Whether you need a 4WD for going skiing, fishing, some sporting adventure, or simply to get the job done, the necessity of the 4WD will ensure a more pleasurable hire...(more)

U DRIVE - Palmerston North

Location: Palmerston North Airport

There is no compromising comfort for price when you hire a car from U-Drive. Explore the country with confidence with our 24/7 AA roadside assistance. Check out our three-day car and eight-seater people mover specials which are inclusive of insurance and unlimited kilometres. Convenient airport pick up and drop off service available. Free NZ and local maps...(more)

RENNY RENT-A-CAR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Wide range of well maintained modern vehicles out of Christchurch and Queenstown, including small hatchbacks, medium sized sedans and station wagons. Renny Rent-A-Car also have minibuses to suit six to 12 people plus we cater for the 4WD adventure market, fishermen, skiers, snowboarders and trampers. We provide friendly personal service...(more)

SOUTHERN CAMPERS - Queenstown and Dunedin

Location: Wanaka

Southern Campers have a fleet of modern campervans are fully equipped with solar panels for longer freedom camping, toilet, shower, hot/cold water, cookers, fridge, crockery, cutlery, linen and cooking equipment. See the beautiful South Island of New Zealand with unlimited road K's and certified self-contained campers for freedom camping...(more)


Location: Dunedin - Dunedin City

123 Easy Drive Rental Cars has facilities at Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Dunedin. We've got both islands covered. Hotel pick-ups, maps, touring guides and nationwide roadside assistance are all free. Take your pick of transport options from economical hatchbacks through to large station wagons, 4WDs and people movers....(more)

PEGASUS RENTAL CARS - Christchurch Airport

Location: Christchurch Central

Pegasus Rental Cars are locally owned and operated, personal and professional, and have been providing customers with quality rental cars since 1989 with 15+ locations throughout New Zealand. A wide range of rentals cater to the needs of all travellers, whether on holiday, business or attending a sports event. Christchurch’s largest electric car fleet now available for hire...(more)

HAKA TOURS - New Zealand Wide

Location: Queenstown

Fully guided adventure and snow tours in small groups with passionate kiwi guides. Forget long coach journeys with different people constantly hopping on and off - Haka Tours offers the ultimate in New Zealand adventure - small group road trips exploring the best of what our beautiful country has to offer!..(more)


Location: Waikato - Hamilton

We provide the best car hire in New Zealand. It's really that simple. We take pride in offering quality, affordable car hire throughout New Zealand. Car rental is about more than A to B, and we'll ensure you enjoy the journey as much as the destination...(more)

STRAY BUS - New Zealand

Location: Coromandel

Use Stray as a bus tour or jump on/off anywhere. Backpacker bus network for adventurous travellers of all ages. Stray links outstanding attractions on and off the beaten track, allowing you to experience the best of NZ! We take time to do things along the way, including exclusive stops and activities. Expert guides providing invaluable local knowledge...(more)

CAMPA SOUTH RENTALS - Christchurch & Auckland

Location: Christchurch Central

With a fleet of 2-3 berth campervans and 2 berth sleepervans from bases in Auckland and Christchurch, CampaSouth campervans offer you the freedom to travel at your own pace. Our standard and budget campervans and sleepervans are fully equipped with unlimited kilometres, allowing you to have the your kind of holiday without a need for set itineraries or timetables...(more)


Location: South Island

Escape Rentals, one of New Zealand’s favourite campervan rental companies. Each campervan can sleep up to 3 adults and is fully equipped with free bedding, beach chairs, kitchen facilities/utensils and more. We provide reliable, low cost rental vehicles for backpackers and independent travellers. Escape is the perfect low cost option for your New Zealand Road trip...(more)


Location: West Coast

Situated in Takaka offering private transport and tranfers throughout the Upper South Island. We can drop you off at the start of the Heaphy track and pick you up at the end at a time to suit you. We can offer specialize mountain bike transport with our purposely build trailer to all of the beautiful tracks in the region...(more)