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    Car Rental Hamilton

    Hamilton Car HireLocated on the North Island, on the banks of the gorgeous Waikato River, there's plenty to do in Hamilton. Nature lovers will enjoy an easy drive to the Hamilton Gardens, a well-maintained destination offering tourists a conceptual garden in which you'll explore the nature and meaning of various gardens throughout history. If you're planning a picnic lunch, pilot your Hamilton vehicle hire to the peaceful Taitua Arboretum, located just south of the city. Animal lovers are sure to enjoy an outing to the Hamilton Zoo, touted as the best in New Zealand.

    Don't sit in your hotel room wishing that you could get out and about and explore all of the goodness awaiting you in Hamilton. Forest, volcanoes and exotic beaches all await you upon arrival in Hamilton, and you will certainly want to explore each of these attractions. The Downtown Plaza is also a visit to make while you are in Hamilton. Here you can find many great places to shop and explore.

    Take a day trip to the town of Tairu and explore the art buildings that are very impressive. While you are there make sure that you also visit the many different cafes and gift shops that will leave you fulfilled. If you would like to continue your tour and exploring the court, a trip to Zealong is also in order. Lots of great art and attractions found in the city. Whether you'll be in town for a day or for a week or more, you will always have a grand time touring New Zealand in your car hire. These are just some of the fun and exciting things that you can enjoy with a car hire in Hamilton, so do not miss out on the fun.

    Convenient Locations in Hamilton

    Auto Europe offers pick-up and drop-off locations throughout Hamilton. We work with top suppliers including Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty at our airport, rail, city and downtown locations. Find the ideal vehicle for your travel at one of these convenient locations by comparing rates in our booking engine and we encourage you to inquire about our fantastic rates on one-way car hires that allow you to pick-up in one location and drop-off in another location in Hamilton or throughout New Zealand.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Hiring a Car in Hamilton


    When is the best time during the year to visit Hamilton?

    Hamilton is best enjoyed during Summer from December through to February. As this is during the festive season there is also a lot of exciting events happening during this time!

    Can I pick up my rental car in Hamilton and drop it off in Auckland?

    Of course! Auto Europe offers great rates on one-way car rentals throughout New Zealand. Use our booking engine to request a free quote and check multiple drop-off locations to find the best rate for your travel plans.

    How old do I have to be in Hamilton to rent a car?

    You must be at least 20 years old to hire a car in Hamilton and New Zealand in general, although the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

    Useful Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Hamilton

    • Hamilton to Raglan (42.6km approx. 35 min)
    • Hamilton to Auckland (122.3km approx. 1hr 26min)
    • Hamilton to Tauranga (113.8km approx. 1hr 35min)
    • Hamilton to Rotorua (107.5km approx. 1hr 26min)

    Alternatives to Car Hire in Hamilton

    No matter what your travel plans are, Auto Europe can provide the ideal mode of transportation. Use our booking engine at the top of the page to browse luxury, motorhome, van hires or any type of transportation to find the ideal option for you and your travel party.

    Motorhome Hire in Hamilton
    Hamilton Motorhome Hire -  A motorhome or RV hire in Hamilton allows travellers to explore Australia on your terms. Explore the roads your way and pitch at one of the many safe and accommodating locations throughout the nation. Your travel dreams have no limits behind the wheel of a motorhome hire.
    Van Hire Hamilton
    Van Hire Hamilton -  Travelling with a large party or transporting large/heavy luggage? Don't fret! Auto Europe offers competitive rates on small, medium and large van hires able to accommodate your needs during your time in Hamilton.
    Luxury Car Hire Hamilton
    Luxury Car Hire Hamilton -  Make your trip to Hamilton a memorable one and travel behind the wheel of a luxury car hire. With models from Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, and more, you can find the perfect vehicle for your trip.