You can find JUCY rental cars in five handy locations around New Zealand. Choose to hire a car from New Zealand’s largest city at Auckland Airport or Auckland City, the windy capital city Wellington, the adventure haven of Queenstown, or the garden city, Christchurch. From any of these bases, you can belt yourself in and hit the road, en route you can take in the many cultural and natural attractions around Aotearoa.
To save money on your car hire, keep your eyes peeled for our great deals throughout the year.
Peak season in New Zealand is over the summer period from December to February. Prices are highest around this time, so look for one way relocation deals which could help you get incredible low rates.
In winter, prices are lower and you’re more likely to see awesome discounts on rental vehicles.
See all the latest deals here!
Whether it’s a smart Mid Hatch, or a stylish Compact SUV, a set of wheels is your best accessory when travelling in New Zealand. JUCY car keys unlock more than just your vehicle – they open up the whole country, allowing you to go on epic road trips as far north as Cape Reinga and as far south as Bluff.
Real reviews from fellow travellers so you can hire your car in confidence.
People choose JUCY because of our friendly customer service, convenient locations and great range of vehicles.
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It's so fun and a very economical way to travel. We were able to take care of food and transportation and lodging for our family of five (two kids and a baby) for less than the cost of staying in hotels. Only going to restaurants once a day, rather than three times, makes the trip much more affordable! You van stay at free campsites along the way (use the Wikicamps app). JUCY was one of the only campers that had five seatbelts we could find. Highly recommend.
Very affordable and easy to hire van service
Everything is impeccable. The car was working. Professional service. Staff nice. I unloaded the battery, road assistance arrived within the hour. I definitely recommend JUCY. A great company, I will use the next time. Satisfied from Poland
Awesome service (staff / shuttle, and even the crew that work behind the scenes). Rented a Mazda recently and even though I loath autos, this was a sweet rental and cheap on petrol .. oops my secret is out. But for the budget wary travellers, this is great advise when petrol is so expensive. I will rent again. PS. Cheap deals too when staying with JUCY Snooze who I recommend as well. Happy travelling and enjoy the journey.
All you need to live the van life in NZ
Both the campers and the staff I have found to be good quality. The outfit of the vehicles, combined with the bold and fun branding are second to none in their price range - highly recommend the camper, and even the other JUCY campers toot as you pass as we are all enjoying the trips so much. The service has also been great as long as we the buyer are patient and clear on what we want ie; you're not a nightmare customer as we can all be at times. My family has used 3 brands of campers in NZ, and JUCY service and quality for money is the best.
Great customer service on the ground and during an online live-chat. Car was in great shape and made our trip extra special.
Hired a car through JUCY in Queenstown. The online process was easy and the car we got was clean and nice to drive. I accidentally ordered the wrong sized car seat, which they corrected within minutes of arrival with no worries. Would happily hire through them again.
Just hired a JUCY Champ for a 12 day South Island tour. I have to say, the pick-up and drop-off couldn't have been easier. Pick up took 15 minutes and when dropping off, the guy literally took the keys off us and we got in the shuttle bus to the airport terminal!
The people carrier was comfortable when driving and very cosy to sleep in both the van and in the tent on the top...
New Zealand is a big country with a sparse population. All of the best sights are spread out over a large area, which public transport or private tours don’t always cover. To make sure you don’t miss anything, hire a car.
A rental car lets you stop as often as you like. Tiki tour with no set destination in mind.
In a JUCY car, you can tick off some of the most scenic drives in the world, including the Queen Charlotte Drive from Havelock to Picton, the West Coast from Westport to Haast, and the Pacific Coast Highway from Whakatane to Gisborne. Driving in New Zealand isn’t just about getting from A to B; here, it really is about the journey. Keep your camera in the glovebox for easy access, because you will want to stop at every scenic spot – and in New Zealand, that’s a lot of stops.
Hiring a car also saves your time and energy. With locations at four major airports in New Zealand, you can hop off the plane, pick up your car, and hit the road straight away.
We can even help you book your inter island ferry tickets, so you can have a seamless North to South (or South to North) road trip experience.
Unless you have six months at your disposal, you won’t be able to see everything in New Zealand. Choose a few of the country’s major highlights or take a deep dive into one region to make the most of your trip.
- Head to the North Island for beaches, geothermal delights, and Hobbiton
- Pick the South Island for soaring Alps, bright blue lakes and rivers, and vast wilderness areas
- Make sure you tick off at least one of New Zealand’s 13 spectacular national parks
- Check out New Zealand’s amazing birdlife, from iconic kiwis to bumbling takahe and curious keas
Behind the wheel of a JUCY car, you can see New Zealand’s top attractions.
- See the snowy peak Aoraki/Mount Cook reflected in Lake Pukaki
- Explore the galaxy-like Waitomo glow worm caves
- Take a heli hike at the remarkable Franz Josef glacier
- Hike the world famous Tongariro Crossing
Life in New Zealand is unhurried. Embrace it; the country is best enjoyed at a leisurely pace.
- Park up by the beach and enjoy classic fish and chips for dinner
- Take it easy; slow down and chat to the local shop owners to get tips on where to go in the area
- Keep an eye out for the rest areas, so you can admire the scenery and take a break when you need to