Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Dunedin car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Dunedin.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Dunedin car rental.
Some car hire companies in Dunedin which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Thrifty and Hertz
On average a hire car in Dunedin costs $62 per day.
The average price of fuel in Dunedin is $9.23 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $111 and $148, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Dunedin.
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A Intermediate car hire in Dunedin costs $63 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Dunedin costs $48 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Dunedin costs $53 per day, on average.
In Dunedin, cars are most frequently hired at Go Rentals 25 Miller Rd, Momona (24 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Dunedin costs $432 per week ($62 per day).
On average a car hire in Dunedin costs $1,852 per month ($62 per day).
The engine power of full-size and intermediate models is well suited to the hilly landscapes of Dunedin, while the cars will have no issue navigating city traffic. A fuel-efficient compact make is ideal if you’re planning on exploring more of the South Island, and 4WDs are priced competitively considering the storage space they provide.
Unless indicated by signage, always assume the speed limit is 50 km/h in Dunedin. The majority of George St is reduced to 30 km/h because of the heavy pedestrian traffic, and Wharf St increases to 60 km/h as it wraps around the bay. School zones in Dunedin are set at 40 km/h.
A litre of petrol usually ranges from roughly NZ$ 2.15–2.40 (A$ 2.05–2.30). Prices are often most expensive in the CBD, with savings of up to approximately NZ$ 0.10 (A$ 0.09) per litre found at petrol stations in North Dunedin and North East Valley.
101 Great King St—Wilson Car Park has spaces available for approximately NZ$ 2.00 (A$ 1.90) per hour on weekdays and a 12h flat rate of about NZ$ 5.00 (A$ 4.80) on weekends. Filleul Street Car Park costs roughly NZ$ 1.00 (A$ 0.95) per hour and is free after 18:00.