A2B Car Rentals provide some of the lowest car hire rates in the country, and also offer the option of one way car rental. NZ owned and operated.Here are our rental terms and conditions. (View PDF of our Rental Agreement)
A bond is required for all hires. Please note that a credit card or visa debit card is required to hire with us. At the time of pick up we will need to take an imprint of your credit card for the bond security and a pre-authorisation to verify the card is valid. Cash is not accepted for the bond. If you are paying for your hire with a credit card, then an imprint will be taken of your credit card details as security with a bond. If you are paying by Eftpos or visa/master Debit Card, the applicable excess amount for your hire will be held as an authorisation on your visa/master Debit Card as security, and released at the end of your hire. We do not accept cash for the bond security.
A2B’s daily rental rates include comprehensive standard cover with an excess liability of between NZ$2,000 – NZ$3,500 depending on the category of vehicle rented. You can reduce your liability by purchasing and an optional cover to reduce your insurance excess to between NZ$250 – NZ$350 depending on the category of vehicle rented. A2B does offer a stress-free cover for an additional daily fee to reduce your insurance excess liability to $0 NIL in the event of an accident. You will find all the fees and excesses on our Quote & Booking page.
Please note all hirers must have a credit card or debit visa/master card for the bond security. If you are paying for your hire with a credit card, then only an imprint will be taken of your credit card details as security. If you are paying by eftpos or visa/master debit card, the applicable excess amount for your hire will be held as an authorisation on your visa/master card as security, and released at the end of your hire. We do not accept cash for the bond security.
All prices quoted include Goods and Services Tax and are in New Zealand dollars. A 10% deposit is required to secure a reservation. The balance is payable when collecting your vehicle. Please note a credit card surcharge of 2% for Visa/MC or 4% for Amex applies to all payments made at pick up or drop off by credit or debit card. A credit card surcharge does not apply to funds held as a security bond.
Bookings cancelled outside of 5 days prior to the scheduled pick up date and time can be cancelled without cancellation fees, and the 10% deposit paid at the time of booking is fully refundable. For bookings cancelled within 5 days prior to the scheduled pick up date and time, or that ‘no show’ for the hire, the 10% deposit is non-refundable.
PREMIUM AIRPORT LOCATION FEES
- Dunedin Airport – NZ$30 including GST (pick up only)
- Christchurch Airport – NZ$40 including GST (pick up only)
A2B Car rental includes 2 named drivers free-of-charge in the base rental car hire cost. Additional drivers (from the 3rd driver and above) are an additional NZ$5.00 per day per driver. Extra drivers can be arranged on arrival. A current acceptable overseas, New Zealand or International.
All drivers should hold a full driver’s licence and be over the age of 20. A current acceptable overseas, New Zealand or International licence is required from all intending drivers.
All our cars are covered 24 hours a day by the AA Roadside Assistance service.
ONE WAY HIRES
One way hire fees apply for rental car hires picking up and returning at different branches. Please check exact rates for your route via our online booking engine, or contact us to get a complete quote including any applicable one way fees for your hire.
All hires are 24 hours duration.Payment is made at the commencement of hire by credit or debit card or cash (please note a credit or debit card is required for the bond security ). After hours returns are by prior arrangement only, and will incur an airport parking /recovery fee. Please contact us if you wish to extend any hire, and we will do our upmost to oblige, subject to availability.
In the event that the hirer cancels or voids the agreement, or returns the vehicle earlier than stated in the rental contract, no refund applies. Vehicle hire charges are non-refundable and non transferable.
Goods and Services Tax (GST) (15%) is included in all daily car hire prices.
In the event that the hirer returns the vehicle with an empty tank of gas, or less than the level it was hired out on, the cost of the petrol plus an administration fee will be charged to the hirers credit card to recover these costs.
CHILD, BOOSTER AND BABY SEATS
Child seats are now compulsory in New Zealand for every child under 7 years of age and may be hired from our branches. Please order at time of reservation stating age of child so the correct size may be booked. Please note we do not hire baby capsules for infants under the age of 6 months. We recommend that you bring your own baby capsule with you when travelling, or alternatively, we recommend Baby Sunshine for baby capsule hire in New Zealand.
* Conditions and charges subject to change at any time without notice.
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