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Motorhome Rentals NZ Camper Van

Rental Terms and Conditions for Camper Vans

Rates and Daily Hire Charges

Camper Van Hire rentals are charged per calendar day in NZ Dollars.
All prices include Goods and Service Tax (GST) of 12.5%.
A deposit of 20% (or $500.00 minimum) is required to secure hire period with the balance to be paid prior to hire commencement.
There is a minimum hire period of 7 calendar days.
Rates are negotiable on long-term rentals. Contact Us for more information
Rates are subject to change without notice.

Standard Rates Include:

Vehicle Substitution

New Zealand Camper Vans reserves the right to substitute a similar or superior vehicle to the hirer. This excludes any breach of contract on our part or refund to the hirer.

Minimum Hire Periods and One-Way Hire

There is a minimum period of seven (7) calendar days for vehicles.

A standard rental agreement requires that all hired vehicles must be returned to their starting destinations or one way destination by arrangement.

One way rentals are available subject to the term of hire. (Relocation fees may apply)


For customers arriving and departing from Auckland, Christchurch or Nelson, a complimentary transfer is available to or from your accommodation inside the CBD or the airport on the day of pick-up and drop-off of the vehicle. This service is available between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. (or outside of these times by prior arrangement) The hirer must advise us of pick up and drop off times one week before collection to be guaranteed the transfer at a certain time.

On-Road Assistance - Mechanical Faults

Camper Van hire bookings come with 24-hour roadside assistance or factory warranty throughout New Zealand. Policy documents and contact numbers are provided with your vehicle.

Any mechanical failures or problems with the vehicle must be reported as soon as possible so that we may rectify the problems during the rental or arrange a replacement for you.

The hirer is not entitled to any refund at the end of the hire period unless we have been informed of the problem earlier. The Company does not accept any liability for any claims made after the return of the vehicle. If the breakdown has directly caused a delay in travel of 12 hours or more, a refund for this period may be requested. Refunds for delays of less in one location are at the discretion of the Company.

Maintenance and Repairs - Equipment Faults

The hirer shall take all reasonable care to ensure that the vehicle is properly maintained during the hire period, including daily checks of oil, water and battery levels. The hirer shall be liable for any cost associated with the incorrect use of fuel (diesel or petrol), including putting fuel in the water tank or refilling with the wrong type of fuel.

The failure of accessories such as TV, DVD, CD player does not constitute a breakdown. Whilst we will endeavour to facilitate any repairs during the rental period, the hirer is not entitled to a vehicle change or compensation should repairs be impossible.

Driversí Requirements and Licences

All drivers must be 21 years of age or older and hold a current valid New Zealand or approved overseas License at the commencement of the hire.

The licence must be a full driver's licence and held for at least two year.

Licences must be presented at the time of hire.

No special licence is required.

Road Restrictions

Camper Vans may be driven on any road in NZ except the following, which are prohibited in all circumstances:

Driving is also not permitted on any beach or unformed/gravel road in New Zealand. The only exceptions to this are for recognised campground access roads less than 500 metres in length, or public road works.

The company also reserves the right at its sole discretion to restrict vehicle movements in certain areas due to adverse road or weather conditions. Where possible, this information will be supplied to the hirer at the commencement of the hire contract, but is subject to change throughout the rental period.

Please note that if these road restrictions are breached, all insurances will become null and void and the hirer will be liable for the full cost of any and all damages incurred.


All Camper hires include vehicle insurance for accident, fire and theft, including third party cover.

Insurance Waiver Options

The following options are available to reduce your NZ$3000.00 insurance excess:

Optional Windscreen and Glass cover is available for an extra NZ$50 per hire per vehicle.


A bond of NZ$3000.00 dollars is payable by cash or credit card swipe to cover any accident or damage claim to the vehicle.

This bond will be used if any damage or claim occurs and/or money deducted to cover expense due to:

Non Smoking Policy

All Camper Vans are designated Strictly Smoke Free and we will tolerate no exceptions and reserve the right to charge cleaning fees required to restore fabrics and Interior to original condition again .

Traffic Infringements

Any parking or traffic infringements incurred are the responsibility of the hirer. All resulting parking and or speeding fines will be deducted from the bond or credit card along with an additional NZD$20.00 fee to cover credit card, administration and postage fees.

Deposit and payments

To secure the booking a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the total booking fee (NZ$500 minimum) is required.

The remaining balance of all rentals is due on or before the commencement of the rental period and will be deducted using the credit card details provided when securing the booking unless alternative arrangements are given.

Credit Cards

Payment can be made by credit card or cash (NZ$). We accept Visa or MasterCard.

All payments are calculated in NZD$ ( New Zealand dollars).

Cancellation and early return policy

Booking cancellations made 15 days or more prior to pick up date will be refunded 50% of the deposit paid.

No refunds are given for cancellations made less than 15 days prior to pick-up date.

Early return policy

Refunds will not be awarded for any early return of vehicle. Allowances will be made for immediate bereavement on proof of loss.


There are no refunds for early returns or cancellations after commencement of hire, however, in some circumstances your travel insurance may cover the unused portion of your rental. If for any other reason it is determined that a refund is due, we will process the refund back to the original credit card charged, otherwise a refund cheque will be posted. All refunds are made in NZD$. The Company does not accept any liability for currency exchange rate fluctuations.

Rental extension and late return policy

Rental extensions either prior to commencement or during your hire period are subject to fleet availability. Failure to obtain authorisation to alter your return date will result in the hirer being charged a late return penalty of their daily rate plus an additional NZ$200 per day for each day the vehicle exceeds its return date.

Hours of Operation

Please discuss our hours of operation on collection of your vehicle to avoid unnecessary late return fees.

Change of Drop-Off destination

If the hirer wishes to change the return destination of their vehicle after commencement of the hire period booking, they must first notify us and request permission. This may be denied due to future booking requirements. Any approved return destination changes may incur a one way recovery charge for the vehicle .


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388 Paton Rd

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