Rent a car in Auckland City with Europcar
Located along Shortland Street within close proximity to many of the area’s top attractions, Europcar Auckland City offers a practical and convenient car hire solution. Simply pick up a vehicle of your choice from our well-placed station and be on your way in no time without any hassle.
The Europcar car hire experience at Auckland City
With so much to see and do in Auckland, we know you’ll want to be on the road quickly which is why we offer a fast, efficient and friendly service that revolves around you getting the right vehicle. Our extensive fleet includes everything from compact models such as the Holden Trax, to the full-size Toyota Highlander AWD which is ideal for families looking to explore this city in style.
If you like the finer things in life, we also offer an exciting selection of luxury vehicles with the Ford Mustang V8 Convertible and the Mercedes-Benz C200 being particular head turners. Premium models also include the automatic Jeep Grand Cherokee range which not only looks spectacular but provides ample room for up to five passengers and four cases.
At Europcar Auckland City, we know that everyone is different which is why we provide both long and short-term car hire solutions. So, if you want to hire one of our new vehicles for a one-off road trip or require something visually appealing for a longer business trip – we can help.
Booking is easy thanks to our simple three-step online process and as our Europcar Auckland City station opens seven days a week you can begin your adventures as soon as your arrive.
Discover Auckland City and surroundings by car
With a hire car from Europcar, you’ll be geared up to explore some of Auckland’s most exquisite sites from the needle-like Sky Tower which offers views of up to 80 kilometres on a clear day to Waitemata Harbour, perhaps the city’s most dramatic natural feature which divides the city in two.
The Auckland Harbour Bridge – which stretches for more than a kilometre and connects downtown Auckland with the northern districts – is also a sight to behold and makes for a remarkable driving experience. Reaching heights of around 43 metres, the bridge offers spectacular views across Auckland and really is an adventure not to be missed when you’re in the area.
Other hotspots to enjoy include New Zealand’s Maritime Museum, Museum of Transport and Technology, Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, Auckland Art Gallery, Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium and Albert Park which happens to be the city’s most central green space decorated with a stunningly beautiful Victorian fountain and vibrant flower beds.
If you’re in need of a little downtime, a trip to the east coast is sure to recharge your batteries with Takapuna Beach offering a relaxed atmosphere and providing exquisite vistas over Rangitoto Island across the water. Milford Beach and Cheltenham Beach are both havens of tranquillity with Maraetai Beach being a top spot for families. For a complete change of scenery, why not also make your way to Auckland’s west coast where you’ll discover everything from local surfers to volcanic black sand and the famous Lion Rock?
Auckland is wonderfully diverse, so in order to see all different landscapes, you may also decide to head up north too towards Riverhead Forest – an area of natural beauty located less than 50 kilometres from Auckland city centre.
Driving in Auckland
In New Zealand, you must always drive on the left hand side of the road and overtake on the right. The city of Auckland can get busy especially during the morning and evening rush hours, however, with ample parking it is possible to park-up and walk around the harbour and other attractions.
On-street pay and display parking solutions are popular or you may prefer to leave your car in one of the many enclosed or open-air car parks dotted throughout the city. Remember to check signage and follow all instructions to avoid unnecessary fines. Monthly lease parking is available if you are staying in Auckland for a long period of time.
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Whether it’s crossing the Auckland Harbour Bridge or driving to the visually impressive west coast, Auckland is the perfect place for an adventure. With a Europcar vehicle, you can head off into the distance as and when you please ticking a host of attractions off your must-see list as you go.
With a beach bag in your boot and fuel in the tank, you’ll be set to beach hop from one visually impressive shore to another. The Auckland coastline is extensive and wonderfully diverse offering a tranquil place to recharge your batteries away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
At Europcar, we know that everyone has different requirements, so whether you want a zippy, eco-friendly ride or something suitable for families, we can help. Our fleet range also includes swanky models from well-known marques, so browse our extensive vehicle selection now and book online.
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