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    Car Rental Nelson

    Nelson Car HireNelson is located on the coast and its atmosphere makes it a perfect destination for a car hire holiday. Just like many other places in New Zealand, Nelson is surrounded by beautiful landscapes. There are plenty of beaches and open landscapes filled with flowers and trees. It makes the perfect destination for a family trip.

    With over 350 artists in town, Nelson is a place where creative people will right at home. Drive your car hire to the different shops and score a unique artwork. If you're into nature, you are just a short drive from the natural beauty in the Golden Bay. Drive your car hire down the coast and explore the small towns and natural attractions. Visit the Farewell Spit and drive all the way down to Tata Beach. Find some lovely restaurants and café on your way, and stop for a snack or a coffee. For the daredevils, there is the option to skydive or paraglide. The region is also well known for its vineyards. Explore the different ones in the area and go home with some amazing wines.

    To view car hire deals in Nelson, visit our New Zealand Car Hire Deals page.

    Convenient Locations in Nelson

    Auto Europe offers pick-up and drop-off locations throughout Nelson. We work with top suppliers including Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty at our airport, rail, city and downtown locations.

    Airport and Rail Car Hires

    Nelson Airport Car Hire  Nelson Airport

    Frequently Asked Questions about Hiring a Car in Nelson

    Can I hire a car without a credit card in Nelson?

    Although most suppliers require a credit card for insurance, Auto Europe knows which suppliers in Nelson have options for travellers who do not have a credit card and are looking to book a car hire with a debit card. For more information on which suppliers offer these options, contact one of our reservation specialists at 0800 855 052 for assistance.

    Can I obtain car hire insurance through my credit card company?

    Yes, major credit card companies such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX offer car hire insurance plans that vary by card and provider. Compare insurance plans and find out which coverage is available through your credit card.

    Can I pick-up my car hire in Nelson and return in Christchurch?

    Yes, Auto Europe offer great rates on one-way hires in 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.

    To view more, visit our FAQs page.

    Useful Driving Distances and Day Trip Ideas in Nelson

    • Nelson to Kahurangi National Park - 80km
    • Nelson to Blenheim - 114km
    • Richmond to Nelson - 13km
    • Airport to Nelson - 8km