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Lower Hutt car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Lower Hutt

  • There are many advantages to cheap car rentals in Lower Hutt. This city is located in the Wellington region of New Zealand and is home to a variety of attractions and activities that are best accessed by car. With Lower Hutt car rentals, you can travel to attractions and activities without worrying about public transportation schedules or the cost of taxi rides. Lower Hutt is also a great jumping-off point for exploring the wider Wellington region, including the stunning Wellington Botanic Gardens, the quirky Weta Workshop, and the famous Te Papa museum. Renting a car in Lower Hutt will give you the flexibility to take day trips to these nearby destinations.
  • Wellington Airport (WLG) is the closest airport where you can pick up Lower Hutt car rentals as it is approximately 11 miles from Lower Hutt. The car rental offices at WLG are located in the main terminal building near baggage claim. There is no need for an airport shuttle to reach the car rental office, as it is conveniently located within walking distance. Picton Koromiko Airport (PCN) is approximately 64 miles from Lower Hutt. The car rental offices at PCN are not located within the terminal building but are instead located just outside. However, the car rental companies will provide a free shuttle service to take you to their office.
  • You can expect driving cheap car rentals in Lower Hutt to be generally calm and relaxed. The city has well-maintained roads and highways that are easy to navigate, so drivers can enjoy a comfortable and stress-free experience. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when driving in Lower Hutt. Bicycles are a popular mode of transportation in Lower Hutt, and there are often dedicated bike lanes on the roads. Trucks are also present on the roads, especially on the motorways.
  • Lower Hutt is a city located in the Wellington region of New Zealand, and there are some difficulties associated with driving in the city. Rush hour in the city is typically from 7:30 am to 9 am and 4 pm to 6 pm on weekdays. During these times, roads such as State Highway 2, which runs through the city, can become congested with traffic. Winter can also be a challenging time to drive cheap car rentals in Lower Hutt, as the city can experience heavy rainfall, occasionally leading to flooding of low-lying areas.
  • Book your car hire in Lower Hutt at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy hire cars in Lower Hutt are around 60% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Lower Hutt

  • How much is the price of fuel in Lower Hutt?

    The average price of fuel in Lower Hutt is R126,56 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 519 and R2 025, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Lower Hutt?

    Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Lower Hutt.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Lower Hutt?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Lower Hutt?

    An Economy car hire in Lower Hutt costs R456 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Lower Hutt?

    A Mini car hire in Lower Hutt costs R654 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Lower Hutt?

    A Compact car hire in Lower Hutt costs R708 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Lower Hutt?

    When choosing Lower Hutt car rentals, renting a compact car or intermediate car would be ideal. These types of cars are perfect for navigating the city's streets and highways, as they are easy to park and maneuver in tight spaces. In addition, these cars offer good gas mileage, which is important if you plan to do a lot of driving around Lower Hutt and the surrounding region. Compact cars and intermediate cars are also generally affordable to rent, making them a smart choice for travelers looking to save money on transportation.

  • What’s the speed limit in Lower Hutt?

    In Lower Hutt, the maximum speed limit for private vehicles on urban motorways and expressways is 100 km/h (62 mph). However, on other urban roads, the maximum legal speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph). There are also specific areas like school zones where the speed limit is reduced to 40 km/h (25 mph) at designated hours to ensure the safety of students and pedestrians. In rural areas, the speed limit is typically 100 km/h (62 mph), but there may be additional specific speed restrictions posted in certain areas.

  • Where are the best places to park in Lower Hutt?

    Lower Hutt offers several options for parking. While there are some free on-street parking spots in Lower Hutt, they are usually limited in availability. Most of the parking in the central business district of the city is paid parking, with rates varying depending on the location and time of day. Typically, the cost of parking in Lower Hutt ranges from NZ$2 to NZ$5 (approximately $1.40 to $3.50) per hour. The city also has multiple parking meters, and usually, the parking spaces have a time limit.

Lower Hutt car rental reviews and directory

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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35a Annie Huggan Grove

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00

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8,0 Very Good

May 2023

KAYAK
Good rate!

9,6 Wonderful

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The people we dealt were terrific and explained everything- No Surprises

1 out of 1

Avis

10,0

Wonderful

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35a Annie Huggan Grove

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00

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Dollar

8,5

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1 Aotea Quay, Pipitea

+64 800 243 789

Monday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Tuesday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
Wednesday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Thursday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
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Saturday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Sunday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30

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Ace Rental Cars

7,3

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126 Hutt Road

+64 4 471 1176

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Firefly

8,2

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1 Aotea Quay, Pipitea

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Hertz

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Interislander Terminal

+64 4 384 3809

Monday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
Tuesday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Wednesday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Thursday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
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Saturday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
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10,0 Wonderful

Jan 2023

KAYAK
We were able to pick up the car an hour early. Downtown location to downtown Auckland was great.

1 out of 1

Thrifty

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1 Aotea Quay, Pipitea

+64 800 737 070

Monday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
Tuesday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Wednesday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30
Thursday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
Friday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
Saturday17:00 - 18:3013:30 - 14:30
Sunday13:30 - 14:3017:00 - 18:30

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10,0 Wonderful

May 2023

KAYAK
Good deal,, good service, recommend to all traveler

1 out of 1

Yesaway

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146 Hobart Street, Miramar

+64 800 800 338

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 17:00

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10,0 Wonderful

May 2024

KAYAK
All good.

1 out of 1

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126 Hutt Rd Kaiwharawhara

644 4711176

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Sunnycars

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Interislander Ferry Terminal

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13 travellers who hired a car in Lower Hutt gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.5

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