Rental CARS from $30 a day.

Call 0800 396 896 or book online now.

We promise to give you the best experience with a rental company that you've ever had. We will provide you with a reliable and safe, modern vehicle whether you need a small car or a large 7 seat van. Our staff will strive to fulfill your every need and we are sure that you will drive away with a smile.


  • Free Airport Pickup & Drop Off

  • Pickup anywhere in Nelson and Richmond

  • 24/7 AA Roadside Assistance!

  • No Booking Fee!

  • Unlimited Kms!

  • A Range of Insurance Options to Fit Your Needs!

  • Rental Car & Accommodation Package Options!

  • Best Deals in Town!

  • Restricted License Drivers Accepted! *Conditions Apply

We are the only car rental company that will pick you up from your hotel, motel, backpackers or your home anywhere in Nelson or Richmond.

CALL US on 0800 396 896 or book online.

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We Accept visa and mastercard!

Licence not in english?

To drive in New Zealand, you will need an International Driving Licence, or have a certified translation of your overseas licence by an approved source. This is for all licences not completely in English. We recommend to translate. Visit their website using the button below!

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check out our latest deals!



We work with Downtown Backpackers to provide the best experience for anyone travelling to Nelson. Check out our Deals page for more details on how you can get the most out of your money when staying in the Sun City.

What are our customers saying?

"I love the service! I will definitely be back next time I'm in Nelson!"

"Friendly staff and a great range of modern vehicles at affordable prices!
Downtown Car hire was exactly what I needed!"

"The car was super economical and saved me a bunch as I travelled the South Island!"

"Perfect. I was able to stay at the Downtown Backpackers and get a
rental car and their package saved me a lot of money!"