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Mount Maunganui car hire

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Mount Maunganui car hire information

Pick-up locationMount Maunganui
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Hire locations4
Airport locations1

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Mount Maunganui

  • Using car rentals in Mount Maunganui offers several advantages. With a Mount Maunganui car rental, you can explore stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, and nearby attractions at your own pace. Unlike relying on public transportation, a rental car grants you the freedom to venture off the beaten path and make spontaneous stops. This convenience is particularly beneficial for families or groups, allowing you to maximize your time and fully experience the diverse offerings of this captivating city and its surroundings. With Mount Maunganui car rentals, you can visit the enchanting McLaren Falls Park, the serene Omokoroa Beach, and the captivating Waimarino Adventure Park.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG) is the most convenient airport to land at when you visit Mount Maunganui by air. Tauranga Airport (TRG) houses several car rental companies with offices within the airport premises. Once you land, you can pick up your bags at the baggage claim area. The rental car desks for the various companies are located in the terminal, right next to the baggage claim area. To compare the rates for Tauranga Airport (TRG) car rental companies, you can visit the KAYAK website to settle for the best deal.
  • Driving car rentals in Mount Maunganui is generally characterized by a calm and relaxed style. The locals tend to be courteous and respectful of traffic rules. While the pace is generally unhurried, there is an awareness of sharing the road with cyclists and pedestrians, especially given the city's beachside appeal. You'll encounter a mix of vehicles, including compact cars, SUVs, and campervans, famous for exploring scenic surroundings. While trucks are present due to the city's commercial activity, the overall atmosphere prioritizes safe and considerate driving.
  • Navigating car rentals in Mount Maunganui can occasionally present challenges. Rush hour traffic, typically around 7:30 am to 9 am and 4:30 pm to 7 pm, can slow down commutes, especially on Hewletts Road and Maunganui Road. During peak holiday seasons, like summer, the influx of tourists might lead to congestion near popular attractions. While snow is uncommon due to the mild climate, heavy rainfall can affect road conditions, particularly during winter. Being cautious during wet weather and planning around peak travel times can help mitigate difficulties while driving in the city.
  • Book your car hire in Mount Maunganui at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact hire cars in Mount Maunganui are around 37% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Mount Maunganui

  • How much is the price of fuel in Mount Maunganui?

    The average price of fuel in Mount Maunganui is R125,72 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 509 and R2 012, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Mount Maunganui?

    Compact (Toyota C-HR or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Mount Maunganui.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Mount Maunganui?

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

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Mount Maunganui?

    A Compact car hire in Mount Maunganui costs R777 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving a car rental in Mount Maunganui?

    Consider going for a versatile and comfortable vehicle like a compact SUV or a midsize sedan as a Mount Maunganui car rental. These car types offer the flexibility to navigate city streets and scenic routes effectively. With sufficient space for passengers and luggage, you can easily explore the city and its surrounding attractions comfortably. Having a vehicle with good ground clearance can be advantageous for handling varying road conditions, including occasional gravel roads leading to specific destinations.

  • What's the speed limit when driving car rentals in Mount Maunganui?

    The speed limits in Mount Maunganui generally adhere to New Zealand's national guidelines. The speed limit is usually 50km/h (31 mph) in urban areas, including the city center and residential zones. The limit on open roads outside urban areas is typically 100 km/h (62 mph). However, watching for posted signs is crucial, as speed limits can vary based on specific road conditions and areas. Adhering to these limits ensures safe and responsible driving within the city.

  • Where are the best places to park car rentals in Mount Maunganui?

    Parking options in Mount Maunganui vary based on your location. For beach goers, convenient parking areas near Main Beach and Pilot Bay ensure easy access to the shoreline. Downtown, you can find metered street parking and designated parking lots, facilitating visits to shops and eateries. Additionally, the Mount Hot Pools area offers parking for visitors seeking relaxation. Watch for parking signs and time limits to ensure a seamless experience as you explore the city's attractions and amenities. 

Mount Maunganui car rental reviews and directory

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121 Hewletts Road, Mt Maunganui

+64 800 545 000

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121 Hewletts Road

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Rental Car Kiosk, 73 Jean Batten Drive

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Budget

7,3

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Jean Batten Dr

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Thrifty

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121 Hewletts Road

+64 7 572 3836

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Apex

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21 Jean Batten Dr

+86 10 6064 1387

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keddy by Europcar

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107 Hewletts Road

+64 7574 2943

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Tauranga Airport

07 574 2943

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21 Jean Batten Drive

+64 7574 1840

Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
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62 Jean Batten Drive

+64 7574 2943

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Moto Car Rental

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121 Hewletts Road Mt Maunganui, Tauranga

+64 800 656 564

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2 travellers who hired a car in Mount Maunganui gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.4

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