Experience why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.


Apex has a duty of care to our customers and staff and the rigorous safety measures we have in place will ensure a happy and safe car rental experience.


Apex Car Rentals now offers Airpoints with your car rental.


PhotoProofed™ is our market leading technology that lets you drive away confident, knowing that pre-existing damage has been captured before you collect your vehicle.

Apex offers a wide selection of rental cars to suit your travel needs. Our small hatchback cars are economical and ideal for around town driving or short day trips, with 1-3 passengers fitting comfortably. We also have larger hatchbacks and wagons, which provide extra space and power, that comfortably fit four passengers.

For comfort and space, we recommend you try hire our SUV's and 4WD's. They provide the maximum safety ratings and have plenty of space for five passengers. We also have 8 seater and 12 seater people movers if you're travelling with a group.

Whether you're travelling to New Zealand for the ultimate driving holiday, or a local needing a rental car for business or leisure, Apex has the right rental car for you at the best price.

Apex has car rental locations throughout New Zealand, so wherever you're travelling we've got the right rental car for your needs.

North Island Car Rental Locations: Auckland Airport Car Rentals, Auckland City Car Rentals, Tauranga Airport Car Rentals, Napier Car Rentals, Wellington Airport Car Rentals.

South Island Car Rental Locations: Christchurch Airport Car Rentals, Christchurch City Car Rentals, Queenstown Airport Car Rentals, Queenstown City Car Rentals, Nelson Airport Car Rentals, Nelson City Car Rentals, Picton Car Rentals, Picton Ferry Car Rentals, Blenheim Airport Car Rentals, Greymouth Railway Station Car Rentals, Invercargill Airport Car Rentals.

Experience car hire the Kiwi way and let Apex Car Rentals get you on the road to discovery, with a friendly smile and local knowledge and tips to help you make the most of your journey.

New Zealand is a great destination for a driving holiday, with beautiful scenery and so much to see and do. That's why we collaborated on a book titled "New Zealand Driving Holidays" with Donna Blaber, a New Zealand travel writer and photographer. The end result is a true “insider’s guide” to New Zealand.

The itineraries enable visitors to see the country at a pace that leaves time to savour the moment, with breakout options highlighting day trips of special interest. You could also select from different itineraries to create your own pathway through this fascinating land.

Discover the best New Zealand Driving Holidays with Apex Car Rentals.

Apex Car Rentals is committed to ensuring you have a safe and enjoyable driving holiday in New Zealand. Simple things like, resting before driving if you've come off a long haul flight, taking plenty of breaks along the way, and remembering to keep left, can ensure the safety of your travel bubble and other road users.

Before you hit the road, please read our Safe Driving In New Zealand page, watch the safe driving videos and make sure to read the New Zealand Transport Agency's guide to Driving in New Zealand.

Driving in New Zealand can catch a lot of people out, so be prepared for the terrain and remember to stop regularly, feel revived before you drive, and have a safe trip.