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Where to hire JUCY cars in New Zealand

You can find JUCY rental cars in 3 handy locations around New Zealand. Choose to hire a car from New Zealand’s largest city at Auckland Airport, the adventure haven of Queenstown, or the garden city, Christchurch. From any of these bases, you can belt yourself in and hit the road, en route you can take in the many cultural and natural attractions around Aotearoa.

Save with JUCY car deals

To save money on your car hire, keep your eyes peeled for our great deals throughout the year.  

Peak season in New Zealand is over the summer period from December to February. Prices are highest around this time, so look for one way relocation deals which could help you get incredible low rates.  

In winter, prices are lower and you’re more likely to see awesome discounts on rental vehicles.  

See all the latest deals here!  

Get inspired: Tips for travelling New Zealand in a rental car

Whether it’s an El Cheapo, or a stylish Small Hatch, a set of wheels is your best accessory when travelling in New Zealand. JUCY car keys unlock more than just your vehicle – they open up the whole country, allowing you to go on epic road trips as far north as Cape Reinga and as far south as Bluff.

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JUCY car hire reviews

Real reviews from fellow travellers so you can hire your car in confidence.  

People choose JUCY because of our friendly customer service, convenient locations and great range of vehicles.  

Read more about why people love living JUCY! 

Helpful team, nice set up in the van! Thanks

Jose - New Zealand
Christchurch

Friendly service at the check in and check out counter
Shuttle bus driver very entertaining
Great value for money

Andrew - Australia
Australia

Just always such a good deal

Katie - New Zealand
Christchurch

Loved everything, how clean the vehicle and bedding was and nearly everything was included. Only improvement, it would be really lovely if you included some dishwashing liquid as a nice little touch?

Jessica - Australia
Australia

Just hired a JUCY Champ for a 12 day South Island tour. I have to say, the pick-up and drop-off couldn't have been easier. Pick up took 15 minutes and when dropping off, the guy literally took the keys off us and we got in the shuttle bus to the airport terminal!
The people carrier was comfortable when driving and very cosy to sleep in both the van and in the tent on the top...

Sheila - United Kingdom
Christchurch

The staff were incredibly accomodating and considerate. I felt like a friend was looking after me and felt that the professional and personal mix was great. I was underway on my journey feeling good! The British guy at the desk I forgot his name was brilliant.

Jamie - VIC
Cairns

Love Jucy! Four times now for me, great company! Planning number five.

Ronda - New Zealand
Queenstown

Excellent customer service. Vehicle was clean and easy to collect and drop off.

James - New Zealand
Christchurch

This is my 2nd time using Jucy vans & the great staff here at the Brisbane office always go above and beyond,they're so friendly & welcoming & helpful that I can not fault anything about Jucy hire at all. I will be getting the word out to my family & friends to use this service when hiring.Thanks Jucy you will lose us again soon.

Stacey - QLD
Australia

Awesome service (staff / shuttle, and even the crew that work behind the scenes). Rented a Mazda recently and even though I loath autos, this was a sweet rental and cheap on petrol .. oops my secret is out. But for the budget wary travellers, this is great advise when petrol is so expensive. I will rent again. PS. Cheap deals too when staying with JUCY Snooze who I recommend as well. Happy travelling and enjoy the journey.

A. Gray - Auckland, New Zealand
Christchurch

Easy pick up and drop off and smooth airport transfer either way!

Chloe - Australia
Australia

The customer service at the North Plympton shop was fantastic, and the Jucy Champ we hired perfectly catered our road trip. We will definitely be using Jucy for our next adventure.

Nathaniel - Australia
Australia

Great service, prompt and able to assist with changes really easily and openly.

Stephanie - Australia
Cairns

Affordable, helpful staff, flexible drop off, clean car

Andrea - Australia
Australia

Space in vehicle, some extras that you wouldnt find in other campers and very friendly staff that assure we have a full understanding of the camper, very pleased!

Megan - New Zealand
Christchurch

I cant think of anything that needs to be improved from my recent dealings with Jucy, very helpful and kind staff, ive never had any of the cars ive hired fail on me and i use Jucy few times a year when i travel to cairns for tafe, keep up the great service!!

RICHARD - Australia
Australia

Friendly service and quality van

Clayton - QLD
Australia

Loved ease and convenience. Super friendly service.

Maryanne - Australia
Australia

Very friendly staff, car was ready and clean, no delays

Meagan - Australia
Brisbane

Awesome service

Corinne - New Zealand
Queenstown

Everything was just easy. Great experience with great prices. Thanks for adding to a fantastic holiday in Queensland

TRACY - NSW
Australia

Service on the phone and at the office was top shelf: friendly and efficient

Damian - Australia
Cairns

Everything about the vehicle, great on the road and plenty of space

Charles - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

Service was great.....James the manager at Brisbane Depot was fantastic !!

Brian - VIC
Brisbane

The staff at Jucy Coolangatta were great. Great customer service

Robert peter james - nsw
Australia

Great flexibility and pragmatism by staff to help during COVID. Van is clean and tidy, great value for money!

Lucas - Australia
Queenstown

Super simple process, great staff and the drop off and pick up service was awesome

Richard - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

Excellent customer service & great resources to help campers.

Taylor - New Zealand
Christchurch

The service (Alex) is awsome, the car is perfect. I strongly recommend Jucy in Adelaide. Roger, from Germamy.

Roger Francis Rudolphe - Germany
Australia

10! Such helpful, informative and intentional customer service. Explained the coverage, utilities and specifications of the vehicle that we had hired. Very friendly and genuine. Would 100% recommend!

Chloe - NSW
Cairns

Jucy was easy - the customer service was friendly and accommodating and the van we hired was perfect for my partner and I. We had everything we needed. Thank you

Teya - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

Great value for money and good comfortable vehicle with many useful features!

Timothy - Australia
Australia

Everything is impeccable. The car was working. Professional service. Staff nice. I unloaded the battery, road assistance arrived within the hour. I definitely recommend JUCY. A great company, I will use the next time. Satisfied from Poland

M. Piotr - Poland
Wellington

I loved the quick turn over between vehicles as I hired 3 different vehicles over my holiday

Ryan - VIC
Australia

Efficient pickup and processing. Online check-in very handy. Good clean cars. Very friendly and obliging management at Coolangatta office. Thanks Steve

Graham - Australia
Gold Coast

The car was great, the price was fair, the guy called Chris who drove us from the car pickup station to Brisbane Airport was funny and friendly

Cameron Bruce - Australia
Australia

Very friendly and helpful staff, good prices, easy process up on pick up.

Eduard - Australia
Gold Coast

It's magnificent customer service.

Wilker - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

Staff was nice

Jae on - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

It's so fun and a very economical way to travel. We were able to take care of food and transportation and lodging for our family of five (two kids and a baby) for less than the cost of staying in hotels. Only going to restaurants once a day, rather than three times, makes the trip much more affordable! You van stay at free campsites along the way (use the Wikicamps app). JUCY was one of the only campers that had five seatbelts we could find. Highly recommend.

J. Wade - Canada
Auckland

Fast and easy pick up ,plus airport pickup was fast

vikramjeet - New Zealand
Christchurch

Great Van set up , for cooking and sleeeping.Cant wait to hire one again So much FUN.

Colin - Australia
Australia

Friendly staff, very tidy and clean campers and had everything we needed.

Lee - New Zealand
Christchurch

The van has all the amenities and was so easy to pick up and sort out it’s a very smooth drive too

Magda - New Zealand
Queenstown

The jucy love across the country side

Jackson Robert - New Zealand
Queenstown

Fantastic service, staff very friendly and so helpful. Car was great, exactly as advertised. Prompt pick up and drop off to airport making our trip enjoyable and stress free. Thanks Jucy!!!!

Tammy - Australia
Australia

I liked how smooth and easy the all process was and the cleanliness of the vehicle.
The staff was very nice and friendly.

Manolo - Australia
Australia

Jucy team in Auckland are awesome, very friendly and extremely helpful! Would most definitely do another trip :)
The van was great, we were able to go and stay as we pleased.

MEMPHIS - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

I liked how comfy and easy the bed was to put together, and that the fridge worked well. The whole process was easy

Tara - Victoria
Australia

Great customer service on the ground and during an online live-chat. Car was in great shape and made our trip extra special.

R. Espejo Empig - NSW, Austalia
Auckland

Clean and hygiene car. Works awesome for a new user like me.

Kuldeep - New Zealand
Queenstown

It was the perfect size for me - customer service was excellent as I had to change my booking a couple of times - was no drama and the staff at the qt depot was very friendly and helpful

Gitti - New Zealand
Queenstown

How simple and easy the process was, the friendly helpful staff. The car itself. All round great company and will be back for my future car rentals ! Thank you !!

Liam - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

The process was easy and the staff were friendly

SIU LUN - Hong Kong
Australia

Jucy staff were exceptional, especially when we turned up a day early for our hire, lol. All sorted with calmness and professionalism. Thank you Jucy!

Hinemoana - New Zealand
Auckland Airport

Everything was easy and the staff is very kind.
I´ll repeat for sure!

Irene - Spain
Australia

Guys at Gold Coast (both shuttle driver and the person who served us at counter) were super friendly

Emma - Australia
Gold Coast

Very affordable and easy to hire van service

E. Johnson - Canterbury, New Zealand
Queenstown

Great to have a shuttle ready and waiting at airport, she was very friendly and helped with local knowledge questions i had. A great experience, the vehicle was super cheap and reliable - i had an elcheapo vehicle and no problems at all. Would use Jucy again no doubt.

Renee - New Zealand
Queenstown

Whenever I had a problem with breakdown to insurance renewal or extension of hire, service could not have been better. So helpful and beneficial. Jucy are like no other car hire company that I have dealt with and would have no hesitation in using them again.

Bryan w - vic
Australia

The best car hire service I have ever experienced!!! I will definitely use them again and highly recommend them!

Wendy - Victoria
Australia

All you need to live the van life in NZ

T. Frei - NSW, Australia
Queenstown

Everything was fantastic, staff were lovely and easy checkin. 10

William - Australia
Sydney

Prompt, efficient & friendly

Meagan - Australia
Australia

The initial service. It was very easy and quick to get going and on the road. As the last thing you want after a flight is waiting around longer.

Thank you

Cameron - New Zealand
Queenstown

great vehicle, was new and clean

MARK - Australia
Australia

Very good customer service. Friendly and professional staff.

Rob - New Zealand
Queenstown

Great service overall and very friendly staff

Cameron - Australia
Cairns

The service was awesome, the Juicy rep answered all our questions and had us out in and out in a jiffy or should I say juicy.

David - New Zealand
Queenstown

Friendliness of staff members from airport pickup to processing at the office.

Chandan - New Zealand
Queenstown

The guys did an amazing job we arrived early and they managed to juggle the cars around and get us on the road

leigh - WA
Cairns

Getting the car was super easy, the staff were really helpful and the ride back to the airport for departure was fab!

Nicole - Australia
Australia

Both the campers and the staff I have found to be good quality. The outfit of the vehicles, combined with the bold and fun branding are second to none in their price range - highly recommend the camper, and even the other JUCY campers toot as you pass as we are all enjoying the trips so much. The service has also been great as long as we the buyer are patient and clear on what we want ie; you're not a nightmare customer as we can all be at times. My family has used 3 brands of campers in NZ, and JUCY service and quality for money is the best.

D. Mathew - Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland

Service was amazing! Communication and pick up a breeze

Lanee - New Zealand
Queenstown

Easy to contact, good location and pickup procedure was simple, staff were very friendly.

Joanne - VIC
Gold Coast

Hired a car through JUCY in Queenstown. The online process was easy and the car we got was clean and nice to drive. I accidentally ordered the wrong sized car seat, which they corrected within minutes of arrival with no worries. Would happily hire through them again.

C. De Jong - Auckland, New Zealand
Queenstown

Friendly efficient service and attended to our needs. Thanks for the upgrade, much appreciated.

Glenn - Australia
Brisbane

Best customer service !!
All the staff at their Cairns pick up/drop off office were so patient, friendly and very helpful.
Definitely highly recommend!!!

Tania - Australia
Australia

Process is easy and safe well maintained mid hatch cars. I’ve hired 2 now and no issues. Free airport transfer is a bonus!

Emma - QLD
Australia

10/10. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Explained the set up of the van and were very thorough.

Tamika - Australia
Australia

Everything was amazing easy pick up and drop off and good quality vehicles

Ryan - VIC
Gold Coast

Nothing to improve upon here - every aspect of rental experience was superior to every other rental company from service to delivery and communication. What an outstanding business model and company.

Susan g - Australia
Australia

Service was fast, efficient and very friendly

Glenn - Australia
Australia

Team was really helpful. Will come back

Jose - New Zealand
Christchurch

Jucy is great . Reasonable, best cars and extremely convenient

Dilu Limbu - South Australia
Australia

Easy to book; friendly staff; good and fair prices

Gerhard - Germany
Australia

Ease of use, no fuss and professional and friendly staff.

Patricia - Australia
Australia

Quick, easy, friendly service both online and in person. Affordable

Rachael - New Zealand
Queenstown

My sister and I were so gutted we couldnt get the rental we had booked from another company because she forgot to bring her drivers licence. We called all the other rentals and they wouldnt release the car without a matching driver licence and credit card. We were so gutted! I then called Jucy and the person over the phone was so helpful! He said it was possible to use my licence and use my sisters credit card. Relieved is an understatement. The person who picked us up in the shuttle was friendly - the lady at the office was super friendly too! The whole process took less than 5 mins and we had a car! Totally saved the trip!!! And by the way Jucy was almost $200 cheaper than the original car company we booked so that was the cherry on top. Jucy were a lifesaver and so warm and friendly, efficient and no hassles. Will definitely rent from them again. Thank you!!!

Kolotita - New Zealand
Queenstown

Every time I pickup from the Brisbane depo every staff member is so nice, thank you!

Bridget - Australia
Brisbane

my kids loved the juicy experience , everytime we saw another juicy we waved to each other , as if we were one big juicy family .... too good .. we loved juicy !

Kreeta - New Zealand
Queenstown

The staff were wonderful. The process was relatively easy. The car was fabulous.

Kim - Australia
Australia

Service by staff was excellent

Paul - QLD
Cairns

Amazing customer service and amazing cars

URSULA - Australia
Australia

Very efficient pick up and friendly and helpful customer service.

Carly - Australia
Gold Coast

Freedom to travel

Daniel - New Zealand
Queenstown

Really enjoyed Jucy, modern, comfortable, warm, great campervan for travelling around NZ :)

Diego - Spain
Christchurch

Great explanation about the van's features and a very quick and easy pick-up experience!

Jake - New Zealand
Christchurch

Excellent service, most helpful booking in staff. An upgrade was most appreciated.

BRUCE - Australia
Cairns

It was easy to use and loved being able to move wherever we wanted. Definitely would rent another jucy in the future.

Matthew - New Zealand
Queenstown

The guys were all very friendly and easy going, and they really went the extra mile to improve our holiday!

James - VIC
Australia

Friendly staff, clear explanations and an interest in your trip.

Remi - New Zealand
Christchurch

Friendly and prompt service with clear explanation

Guido - Australia
Adelaide

Discover New Zealand in a JUCY car

New Zealand is a big country with a sparse population. All of the best sights are spread out over a large area, which public transport or private tours don’t always cover. To make sure you don’t miss anything, hire a car. 

A rental car lets you stop as often as you like. Tiki tour with no set destination in mind 

In a JUCY car, you can tick off some of the most scenic drives in the world, including the Queen Charlotte Drive from Havelock to Picton, the West Coast from Westport to Haastand the Pacific Coast Highway from Whakatane to Gisborne. Driving in New Zealand isn’t just about getting from A to B; here, it really is about the journey. Keep your camera in the glovebox for easy access, because you will want to stop at every scenic spot – and in New Zealand, that’s a lot of stops.  

Hiring a car also saves your time and energy. With locations at four major airports in New Zealand, you can hop off the plane, pick up your car, and hit the road straight away.  

We can even help you book your inter island ferry tickets, so you can have a seamless North to South (or South to North) road trip experience.

New Zealand at a glance

Unless you have six months at your disposal, you won’t be able to see everything in New Zealand. Choose a few of the country’s major highlights or take a deep dive into one region to make the most of your trip.

- Head to the North Island for beaches, geothermal delights, and Hobbiton

- Pick the South Island for soaring Alps, bright blue lakes and rivers, and vast wilderness areas

- Make sure you tick off at least one of New Zealand’s 13 spectacular national parks

- Check out New Zealand’s amazing birdlife, from iconic kiwis to bumbling takahe and curious keas

Behind the wheel of a JUCY car, you can see New Zealand’s top attractions.

- See the snowy peak Aoraki/Mount Cook reflected in Lake Pukaki

- Explore the galaxy-like Waitomo glow worm caves

- Take a heli hike at the remarkable Franz Josef glacier

- Hike the world famous Tongariro Crossing

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Life in New Zealand is unhurried. Embrace it; the country is best enjoyed at a leisurely pace.

- Park up by the beach and enjoy classic fish and chips for dinner

- Take it easy; slow down and chat to the local shop owners to get tips on where to go in the area

- Keep an eye out for the rest areas, so you can admire the scenery and take a break when you need to

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