McRent Motorhome Rental in New Zealand
2019 - 2020 Rates and Terms / Conditions

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Christchurch Special
For Bookings made by 1st March 2020

For all Vehicle Categories

10% Discount
for all rentals days in Christchurch in 2020

Please note:
cannot be applied to existing bookings
Early Bird Discounts
5% Discount for Bookings 120 days before rental
7.5% Discount for Bookings 180 days before rental
Long Term Discounts
8% Discount for Rentals between 21 and 34 days
15% Discount for Rentals 35 days and over

  Depot Locations
Auckland - Christchurch
Click here for Depot Map  

New Zealand 2019 / 2020 Seasons
Shoulder Season 2
Low Season 1
Low Season 2
01 APR - 30 APR
(min 5 days)
01 MAY - 30 SEP
(min 5 days)
01 OCT - 31 OCT
(min 5 days)
Shoulder Season 1
Peak Season 1
Peak Season 2
01 NOV - 15 DEC
(min 7 days)
16 DEC 19 - 28 FEB 20
(min 14 days)
01 MAR - 31 MAR
(min 7 days)
Shorter rentals on request.


2019 / 2020 McRent New Zealand Rates
Daily Rates shown in NZD Dollars
Valid from 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2020
 
Shoulder
Season 2
Low
Season 1
Low
Season 2
Shoulder
Season 1
Peak
Season 1
Peak
Season 2
Urban Plus
4 Seats / Sleeps 2
$ 305
$ 145
$ 185
$ 305
$ 420
$ 375
Compact Plus
4 Seats / Sleeps 2
$ 325
$ 145
$ 189
$ 309
$ 450
$ 389
Family Standard
4 Seats / Sleeps 4
$ 379
$ 155
$ 203
$ 339
$ 520
$ 465
Family Plus
6 Seats / Sleeps 6
$ 385
$ 165
$ 215
$ 345
$ 530
$ 475
Family Luxury
6 Seats / Sleeps 6
$ 395
$ 175
$ 224
$ 349
$ 540
$ 495
Comfort Standard
4 Seats / Sleeps 2
$ 379
$ 155
$ 203
$ 339
$ 520
$ 449
Comfort Plus
4 Seats / Sleeps 4
$ 387
$ 163
$ 211
$ 347
$ 528
$ 457

The above rates include:

  • Unlimited mileage
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Comprehensive Insurance coverage with excess of NZD $7,500 per case of damage
  • Third-party liability insurance with a global limit of indemnity of NZD 10 Mio.
  • Camper Care 24 Hour Roadside Assistance
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Dethleffs Security Package
  • Awning
  • In part Reversing Camera
  • Air conditioning in Drivers Cabin
  • Bike Rack (not suitable for E-bikes)
  • Saturday fee
  • Bedding / Towel Set & Crockery
  • TV (free to air channels, DVD, USB)
  • 1 Bottle of gas provided
  • Chemicals for the toilet
  • Outside cleaning after use
  • Electrical power lead (15m), Water hose, Watering can


 
Extras and Fees
Price
Description
Bedding Set
FREE
per person
Towel Set
FREE
per person
Camping Table
NZD $27
per rental
Camping Chairs
NZD $19
per person
Kitchen Set
FREE
per vehicle
Baby Seat (0-4 years)
NZD $50
per seat , per rental
Booster Seat (4-8 years)
NZD $30
per seat, per rental
Saturday Surcharge
FREE
 
GPS Navigation
NZD $7
per day / Max NZD $210
TV
FREE
(Free to Air Channels, DVD or USB)
Airport Transfers
Airport AKL to Depot
Depot to Airport AKL
Airport CHC to Depot
Depot to Airport CHC
  
FREE

FREE
FREE
FREE
 
up to 6 passengers
up to 6 passengers
up to 6 passengers
up to 6 passengers
City Centre Transfers
City Center AKL to Depot
Depot to City Centre AKL
City Center CHC to Depot
Depot to City Centre CHC

NZD $30
NZD $30
NZD $45
NZD $45
 
up to 6 passengers
up to 6 passengers
up to 6 passengers
up to 6 passengers
Please note: the surcharge for city center transfers is paid by the customer directly to the driver.
Emptying Toilet
NZD $250
per rental if required
Amendment Fee
NZD $21
per amendment
Bike Rack
FREE
must request.
Diesel Charge
NZD $2.50
per litre (if not returned full) if required
Late Return
NZD $50
per hour up to the daily rate
Inside Cleaning
NZD $500
per vehicle, if required
Snow Chains
NZD $70
per rental
Additional Driver
FREE
per rental
RUC (Road User Charge)
NZD $0.08
per km ** Compulsory - Paid at time of drop off
WiFi Unlimited
NZD $10
per day
Return Gas Bottle Empty
NZD $40
 
CDW Insurance Option 1
NZD $39
per day - Reduces Liability to NZD $1,000 per damage (CDW)
CDW Insurance Option 2
NZD $69
per day - Reduces Liability to NZD $500 per damage (CDW) RUC included (Road User Charge)
* Limited for the first collision only. Applies only in case of accident. Deductible for any following collisions is NZD $7,500 per claim.

Short Term Specials:
To fill in gaps between rentals, we may at times be able to offer Short Term Specials. These may include unlimited kilometres or it may include a specific number of kms and in this case, any extra kms will be charged at NZD 0.60 per km.

One Way Taxi Fees
From Auckland / Christchurch Airports to the McRent Depot / Station.

  • Auckland Airport to depot - Transfers up to 6 persons - Free
  • Depot to Auckland Airport - Transfers up to 6 persons - Free
  • Christchurch Airport to depot - Transfers up to 6 persons - Free
  • Depot to Christchurch Airport - Transfers up to 6 persons - Free

Saturday Pick Up and Drop Off
Pick up and Drop off on a Saturday is available - This service is included in the daily rates. Depots are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays. Please click here for list of 2019 Public Holidays

Pick up and Drop Off Times
Please use these times as a guide only, as they may change slightly between depots.

Pick Up - Monday to Friday: 9am to 3.00pm
- Saturday: 9am to 12:00pm
Drop Off -Monday to Friday: 9am to 3.00pm
- Saturday: 9am to 11am

Late & Early Drop Offs
If the vehicle is returned after the time that was agreed in writing, we charge NZD $50 for every extra hour or part of an hour (but not more than the total daily rate for every day late) and pass on any claims for compensation for damages that may be asserted by the next renter or another person due to a late receipt of the vehicle.If the vehicle is returned before the expiration of the agreed rental period - there is no refund for unused days unless the vehicle can be rented to another party.

Not included
Fuel and operating costs are to be borne by the renter. The vehicles are handed over with full fuel tanks and they are to be returned with full fuel tanks. Otherwise McRent charges NZD $2.50 per litre of diesel. Road User Charge is collected at the time of drop off.

Road User Charge
The Road User Recovery Fee will be invoiced to the customer after the rental based on the kilometres travelled during the hire. The current fee is NZD $0.08 for every kilometre travelled. We reserve the right to amend the Road User Recovery Fee upon Government intervention.

One Way Rentals
01 October to 31 March - Christchurch to Auckland - NZD $150
01 April to 30 September - Christchurch to Auckland - FREE
01 October to 31 March - Auckland to Christchurch - NZD $250
01 April to 30 September - Auckland to Christchurch - NZD $100


Drivers Age / Licence / Weight of Vehicle
Minimum age is 25 years, and must have held a full drivers licence for a minimum of 2 years (restricted licences are not accepted) before rental. No maximum age. For the Premium range - you are required to hold a licence that allows you to drive a vehicle over 3.5 tonnes. Please check vehicle weight and your licence. Additional driver is Free.

Security deposit / Refundable bond
The security deposit of NZD $7,500 must be paid at the start of a rental.

Excess reduction options include:
CDW Insurance Option 1 - NZD $39 per day to reduce the excess to NZD $1,000 per damage.
CDW Insurance Option 2 - NZD $69 per day to reduce the excess to NZD $500 per damage (RUC included).

Please note: For rentals up to 30 days - the security deposit will be blocked not deducted from the credit card. For rentals of more then 30 days, the security deposit will continued to be deducted from the credit card.

Liability and Comprehensive Insurance Protection
The renter bears the costs of any damage that occurs during the rental period while using the vehicle in accordance with the contract up to NZD $7,500 per case of damage.

If the damage is caused by intent or gross negligence, especially if the renter was unable to drive due to the consumption of drugs or alcohol, the liability limitation does not apply. The same applies to any damage caused by not observing traffic sign 265 (maximum vehicle height on a road). Despite the agreed limitation of liability, the renter is moreover fully liable for any damage caused by failure to observe the vehicle dimensions (vehicle height and width), by improper loading and unloading and by the load or by driving backwards without being directed. The renter is liable for any damages claimed by a third party against him/her or against McRent that the renter has caused to a third party during the use of the object of rental.

The renter is liable for all fees, levies, fines, and punishments that are imposed on the lessor in connection with the use of the vehicle unless they are caused by fault of the lessor.

There are two liability reduction options available.
CDW Insurance Option 1 - NZD $39 per day to reduce the excess to NZD $1,000 per damage.
CDW Insurance Option 2 - NZD $69 per day to reduce the excess to NZD $500 per damage (RUC included).

Awning
An awning is affixed to all McRent motorhomes in New Zealand, but the handle to operate it is not included unless requested. Please be aware that awning damages are not covered by our insurance and a NZD $2,000 liability applies outside of the standard security deposit to cover any damages found at the end of hire.

Authorised Drivers
The vehicle may only be driven by the renter himself/herself and by the drivers specified in the rental contract.

Substitute Vehicle
In case the reserved vehicle cannot be made available at the rental station, the lessor reserves the right to provide a vehicle that is comparable in size and equipment or bigger. That will not cause any additional rental costs for the renter. If a smaller vehicle is offered and accepted by the renter, the price difference of both vehicles is reimbursed. If the provision of a bigger vehicle causes higher ancillary costs, such as ferry charges and tolls or operating costs, such costs are to be borne by the renter.

Public Holidays for New Zealand

New Zealand 2019 Public Holidays
01 January
New Years Day
02 January
Day after New Years Day
29 January
Anniversary Day Auckland
06 February
Waitangi Day
19 April
Good Friday
22 April
Easter Monday
17 May
Anzac Day
03 June
Queens Birthday
28 October
Labour Day
25 December
Christmas Day
26 December
Boxing Day

Shortening of Rental Period
If a renter shortens their hire period by more than a week - it may be treated as a cancellation of the whole booking and a re-booking. This depends on when the amendment takes place and how many days of hire are being cancelled.
Please ensure you always have travel insurance in place.

Cancellation Fees

  • - Up to 92 days before beginning of rental 20% with a minimum of NZD $200 of rental price
  • - Between 91 to 30 days before beginning of rental 50% with a minimum of NZD $700 of rental price
  • - Between 29 to 7 days before beginning of rental 70% of rental price
  • - Less than 7 days before beginning of rental 100% of rental price
  • - At rental day / day of pick up or by no show 100% of rental price
  • We also charge a nominal handling fee
  • Travel insurance can cover cancellation fees under certain circumstances.
  • Please ask for a brochure  brochure.

Please click here for McRent Terms and Conditions (46 KB - PDF)

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