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Under 25 car rental in Hamilton

Are you planning to take a trip to Hamilton, New Zealand? Then, most likely, you will need to rent a car to drive across its spectacular terrain. That will not be a problem, as you can find many rental car offices of the most world-known suppliers and local vendors in Hamilton, New Zealand. Most of these companies provide cheap car rentals for under 25 drivers. The minimum age to rent a car in Hamilton, New Zealand is 21 years old, but there is the surcharge policy applied to all renters under the age of 25. To make a more educated decision before booking a car for under 25 driver, compare not only the renal car prices in Hamilton, New Zealand, but also the under 25 car rental fee of different companies.

The Young Driver Surcharge is not usually included in the car rental price on our website. You will have to pay it at the rental desk before picking up your rental vehicle.

Under 25 rental cars in Hamilton and other relevant cars

Toyota Yaris

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Toyota Yaris
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$45.10 /day

Toyota Corolla

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Corolla
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$45.17 /day

Holden Cruze

Standard

5x
4x
Rent Holden Cruze
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$48.75 /day

Toyota Rav4

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Rav4
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$55.41 /day

Mitsubishi Eclipse

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$61.28 /day

Toyota Highlander

SUV

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Highlander
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$70.99 /day

Mitsubishi Triton

SUV

4x
0x
Rent Mitsubishi Triton
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$77.60 /day

Toyota Camry

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Camry

$55.90 /day

Mitsubishi Outlander

9 seat carrier

9x
2x
Rent Mitsubishi  Outlander
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$69.50 /day

Mitsubishi Pajero

9 seat carrier

9x
2x
Rent Mitsubishi Pajero
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$76.44 /day

Toyota Hiace

Minivan

12x
6x
Rent Toyota Hiace
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$118.14 /day

Mercedes Sprinter

Minivan

12x
6x
Rent Mercedes Sprinter
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$134.35 /day

Under 25 rental cars in Hamilton Airport [HLZ] and other relevant cars 9.22 km / 5.73 mi

If you are traveling on a tight budget, have a look at the costs of rental cars and Young Driver Fees in airports and downtown locations near Hamilton, New Zealand. Compare them with the amount of money you will spend on car rental for under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Don’t forget to add the costs of the transport from Hamilton, New Zealand to your selected pick-up location.

Toyota Corolla

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Corolla
  • Free additional driver

$38.42 /day

Toyota Yaris

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Toyota Yaris
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$43.98 /day

Mitsubishi Eclipse

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • Free additional driver

$45.47 /day

Holden Trax

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Holden Trax
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$52.30 /day

Toyota Highlander

SUV

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Highlander
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$70.70 /day

Toyota Prado

SUV

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Prado
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$86.35 /day

Holden Cruze

Standard

5x
4x
Rent Holden Cruze
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$47.54 /day

Toyota Camry

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Camry
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$54.53 /day

Toyota Camry Hybrid

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Camry Hybrid
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$82.17 /day

Hyundai iMax

Minivan

8x
3x
Rent Hyundai iMax

$71.80 /day

Kia Carnival

7 seat carrier

7x
4x
Rent Kia Carnival
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$95.49 /day

What car rental companies rent to under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

In Hamilton, New Zealand, the following car rental companies allow to rent a car under age 25: Thrifty, AVIS.

The best rated under 25 car rental suppliers are presented in the table below.

Map of under 25 car rental locations near Hamilton, New Zealand

Couldn’t find a cheap rental car under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand? Compare car rental deals for young drivers in Hamilton, New Zealand with offers in other nearest locations. Remember that when renting a car in Hamilton, New Zealand, along with your daily rental cost, you have to pay an extra fee if you are under 25 years of age. The compulsory Young Driver Fee is a daily charge that covers the extra risk of accidents young drivers might get into. This additional cost can significantly erase the total cost of the rental. As a result, rental car can be approximately 10-20% more expensive for travelers aged 24 and younger.

FAQ about under 25 car rentals in Hamilton, New Zealand

How to get a rental car under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

To rent a car in Hamilton, New Zealand if you are 24 years old or younger, you have to select your desired pick-up and return locations, dates and times of your pick-up and drop-off and start your search. Before making your booking make sure you indicate your age and residency country correctly and proceed to reserve your vehicle.

To collect your under 25 rental car in Hamilton, New Zealand successfully, you have to provide:

  • a printed voucher of your booking on Rental24H.com;
  • a full licence held for a minimum of 1 years (sometimes 2 years) with no major endorsements;
  • an International Driver’s Permit if required;
  • a valid photo ID (passport or national ID);
  • a debit or credit card in the name of the main driver to pre-authorise/charge a deposit (Excess fee amount).

If you do not follow any of these requirements, you may be rejected to pick-up your car and get your money back. Learner permits or photocopies are not accepted. In addition, the use of debit cards can be limited by some of the rental agencies.

Which car rental company is the cheapest for under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

The cheapest under 25 rental vehicle in Hamilton, New Zealand is provided by BUDGET. It is economy class Toyota Yaris or similar for $45.10 per day.

You will also have to pay Under Age 25 Surcharge before collecting your car at the rental desk. With budget in Hamilton, New Zealand, it may cost you additional $17.90 per day. Please, check this information attentively in rental conditions before making a booking.

Which car rental company is the best for under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

Among car rental companies that rent to under 25 drivers in Hamilton, New Zealand, the best rated supplier is Thrifty. Our customers rated it with an average score of 8.5 on a scale from 1 to 10. This rating is based on 1000+ Thrifty car rental reviews in Hamilton, New Zealand.

How much is under 25 car rental fee in Hamilton, New Zealand?

Renting a car for an underage driver means additional expenses. So how much is an additional rental car fee for under 25 drivers? Here is a list of companies that rent to under 25 and approximate daily Young Driver Fees. On average, car suppliers charge $35 USD per day in Hamilton, New Zealand. The table below will help you to find car rental with the lowest under 25 fee in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Underage fee from different rent a car companies in Hamilton, New Zealand

Vendor Standard car rental age Young driver age Under 25 car rental fee
Hamilton, New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $20.59
Hamilton, New Zealand 21 to 24 years $17.90
Hamilton, New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $8.24
Hamilton, New Zealand 21 to 69 years

Customers who fall outside the standard rental age will not be able to rent a car unless they pay young or senior driver fee. Please note that this fee will be payable on arrival at the rental desk in the local currency.

Which car rental company has the cheapest under 25 charge in Hamilton, New Zealand?

Among car rental companies under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand, the cheapest young driver fee is offered by Avis. They charge extra $20.59 per day if you are from 21- to 24-year-old driver.

What car rental places rent to under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

There are under 25 providers that are located in Hamilton, New Zealand and off-airport companies, which offer free shuttle bus rides to their offices. On-site under 25 car rental companies with Hamilton, New Zealand terminal pick-up are Thrifty, Dollar, National.

Under 25 car rental agencies with off-airport locations are Alamo, Budget, Europcar, Hertz. These companies provide free shuttle bus or pick-up services from Hamilton, New Zealand to their off-site offices.

If you could find your preferred under 25 rental car deal in Hamilton, New Zealand, compare underage offers in nearby airport and downtown locations situated at short distances from Hamilton, New Zealand.

Nearby car rental locations at airports

How to waive under 25 car rental fee in Hamilton, New Zealand?

Renting a car in Hamilton, New Zealand for under 25 driver is not going to be low-cost. Drivers from 21 to 24 are obliged to pay an extra fee. However, there are some exceptions. Let’s find out how you can avoid under 25 car rental fee in Hamilton, New Zealand:

  • You can get your car rental under 25 no fee from most agencies if you are governmental or military personnel and traveling on official business. In this case, they may provide you with special government or military rates.
  • You can save at Hertz (up to $25 USD per day) with AAA discounts. The AAA (American Automobile Association) has collaborated with Hertz and offers a big number of benefits to its members including AAA car rental under 25. With this membership, any licensed driver between the ages of 18-24 avoids Young Driver Fee when rents a vehicle from Hertz.
  • Under 25 aged drivers can benefit with USAA insurance program. The USAA under 25 car rental fee waivers at Avis, Budget, and Hertz for USAA members starts at age 18, while the USAA car rental under 25 fee waiver at Enterprise starts at the age of 21.

Which car rental company does not charge for under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

Rent a car companies that do not charge for under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand include Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise if you have the USAA membership. As AAA membership, you can also avoid under 25 fee from Hertz.

Why young drivers of 21-24 years of age are overcharged in Hamilton, New Zealand?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, young drivers under the age of 25 are considered to be high-risk drivers. Statistically, they are by 25% more often involved in car accidents than adults over 25 years old. For this reason, rental companies claim additional charge (Young Driver Surcharge) to cover expenses of potential damage.

How to get a cheap rental car under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand?

Don’t forget to learn our tips to save money on under 25 car rental before making a reservation in Hamilton, New Zealand:

  1. Make your booking in advance;
  2. Keep tracking the changes of under 25 rental car prices after reservation. The prices may fall, and you have a free cancelation;
  3. Try to pick up and drop off your rental vehicle at the same time to rent for a full day;
  4. Collect and return your car in Hamilton, New Zealand to avoid one-way fee;
  5. Compare not only daily rental car prices, but also the amount of Young Driver Fees;
  6. Select under 25 car rental deals with unlimited mileage or make sure you will adhere to vendor’s Mileage policy to avoid additional fees;
  7. Take your own GPS device from home to waive any payments for optional extras
  8. Elude extra payments for rental car additional driver under 25 in Hamilton, New Zealand;
  9. Avoid being charged for missing fuel on your return. Choose “pick up and return full” fuel policy and return your rental car with the same amount of gas as you picked it up with. Rent a car agencies charge far higher fuel prices than the local gas stations.
  10. Travel around the country you rented a car in. Try not to cross the borders of the neighboring countries or pay special attention to the travel restrictions of your selected under 25 car rental company to avoid cross-border fee.