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New Zealand Car Rentals

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Travelling around New Zealand is easy. If you are on holiday, visiting friends or relatives, or on business, you can get about whenever and wherever you like with a Goway vehicle.

For this program Goway represents Hertz Rentals and Maui Rental Cars, both offering a convenient selection of rental depots on both islands . Vehicles do not travel inter-island. You drop your car off at the ferry terminal on one island and pick up your next car at the ferry terminal on the other island at no additional charge.

  • Click here for N.Z. Self Drive Itineraries
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  • To view more information on rental inclusions, exclusions and extra’s please see here. Plus, please see here for a Hertz Rental Agreement. Hertz reserves the right to amend this information at any time.This is for rentals 1 Apr ’15 to 31 Mar ’16 .
  • For 2015-16 Maui Terms and Conditions please see here for a Maui Rental Agreement. Maui reserves the right to amend this agreement at any time.


Your choice of Hertz vehicles:

Economy or similar
Compact or similar
Intermediate or similar
Premium Wagon or similar
Passenger Van or similar
Premium 4WD or similar


Unlimited Kilometres, Loss Damage Waiver for the Hertz vehicle (subject to an excess which can be reduced), Vehicle Registration Fees (VRR), Admin Fee Recovery (AFR), 24Hr Roadside Assistance, Goods & Service Tax (GST)


Airport Concession Fee Recovery, Location Surcharge (Kerikeri & Gisborne), Ferry Terminal Fees (Welington pick ups after 1700, Picton pick-ups after 1800), Accident Excess Reduction (AER), optional extra’s such as car seats, ski equipment, Neverlost and wifi. Out of hours pickup


Renters must present a valid driver's licence that has been held for at least one year. A foreign driver's licence issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation of the licence or a current International Drivers Permit. Both the International Drivers Permit and the driver's national driver's licence must be presented at the time of rental. Minimum age to rent is 21 years except for Car Groups M, I and X.


All rentals are subject to a deposit to cover additional costs such as Optional Renter Protection Services and fuel. Hertz accepts all major credit cards, a 1.5% service charge will be applied to all credit card transactions (Hertz Charge Cards are not accepted). The credit card presented must be in the name of the authorised renter. If the authorised renter does not hold a card acceptable to Hertz, please see below:


If the hirer has a Tours Reservation and they do not have a credit card then a cash deposit needs to be taken for any additional extras; i.e. Service Options (PKG, AER, PAI, PEC, FPO), Optional Equipment, Airport Fee, One Way Fee, Remote Fees plus a NZ$200 inc GST security bond. (NZ$ Travellers cheques are acceptable.)


Hertz Vehicles include Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) which provides cover for accident damages to the Hertz vehicle and/or third party property, subject to the Accident Damages Excess and as long as the renter complies with the terms and conditions of the rental agreement. Third party liability claims are limited to NZD$10 million and cover property damage (including any animals).. The hirer will be responsible for the following damage excess should your vehicle be involved in an accident.

Group B – F Vehicles:NZ $3450 including GST

Group J, H K, M, I, X Vehicles - NZ$4025 including GST

ADE can be reduced with the purchase of Accident Excess reduction - see below

AER (Accident Excess Reduction):

Group B – F Vehicles:NZ $28.75 per day including GST

Group J, H K, M, I, X Vehicles - NZ$34.50 per day including GST

AER reduces the Accident Damages Excess (ADE) to Zero


With a minimum rental of 3 days you may book a one way rental with no one way fee as Hertz has depots throughout New Zealand. 1-2 day rentals will incur a fee of NZD $230 payable directly to Hertz. Group X vehicles are not permitted for one way rentals.


Neverlost is the Hertz Portable Satellite Navigation System. It is available at participating locations at a cost of NZD $12.60 per day. Goway can offer rates incorporating Neverlost. The renter is liable for all damage and/or loss of these units. Purchase of AER does not cover the renter for damage and/or loss to the Neverlost units. Please ask your Goway consultant for further details.


Your choice of Maui vehicles:

Group CDAR
Compact or similar
Group SDAR
Standard or similar
Group SFAR
Standard FWD or similar
Intermediate or similar
Intermediate 4WD or similar
People Mover or similar
Executive Sedan or similar
Group FFAR
Large 4WD or similar


  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Vehicle liability (liability/deductible applies)
  • Extra driver fees
  • Customer care 24 hour, 7 days per week road-service helpline (toll free)


A current and full motor vehicle driver’s licence is required and must be produced upon vehicle collection. Should a foreign licence be in a language other then English it must be accompanied by a current international driving permit issued in the same country as the driver’s licence was issued. An accredited English translation will be accepted in lieu of an international driving permit.


Drivers must be a minimum of 21 years of age to be eligible to rent an Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Intermediate 4WD, Standard and Standard AWD or a minimum of 25 years of age to be eligible to rent a Full Size, Standard 4WD Ute, Large 4WD, Premium 8 Seater and Intermediate Van.


Rentals of five days or more will not be subject to the one-way fee. One-way rentals are available within the island that the vehicle is collected. Vehicles are not permitted to travel from one island to another. A one-way fee will apply on certain routes


A Premium Location surcharge of NZ$46 will apply for hires collected from any of our Airport or Ferry Terminal Locations. The Premium Location Surcharge must be paid direct by the customer upon vehicle collection.


All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a Third Party. The hirer is responsible for the first NZ$2,750 (“the liability”) for the Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Intermediate 4WD, Standard AWD and Full Size or NZ$3,650 (“the liability”) for the Standard 4WD Ute, Large 4WD, Premium 8 Seater and Intermediate Van of the cost of damage to Third Party property or to the rented vehicle.

The liability is applicable regardless of who is at fault and must be paid at the time the accident report is completed, The liability will be refunded if maui is successful in recovering the cost of the damages from the Third Party. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

Please see the ‘Exclusions’ section below, whereby all liability cover will be made void.

This Liability can be reduced, in most circumstances, by the purchase of the Liability Reduction Option

Liability Reduction Option


Cost Per Day

Liability Reduced To

Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Intermediate 4WD, Standard AWD and Full Size NZ$30 NIL
Standard 4WD Ute, Large 4WD, Premium 8 Seater and Intermediate van NZ$40 NIL
Snow Liability and Windscreen, Wheels and Iridescent Cover also available.


Upon vehicle collection, a vehicle security deposit is required. The amount is determined by the Liability Reduction Option selected. The deposit is applicable regardless if the hirer has purchased private travel insurance and is payable by credit card. The card holder must be present and able to sign for the vehicle security deposit upon vehicle collection.

If the Liability Reduction Option is not selected, the vehicle security deposit of NZ$2,750 for the Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Intermediate 4WD, Standard AWD and Full Size or NZ$3,650 for the Standard 4WD Ute, Large 4WD, Premium 8 Seater and Intermediate Van. If the Liability Reduction Option is selected the Vehicle Security deposit is $250. Amounts are taken as an imprint to the hirer’s credit card, The vehicle security deposit is fully refundable, provided the vehicle is returned on time, to the correct location, undamaged, in a clean condition and with full fuel tanks. Maui reserves the right to retain an NZ$250 cleaning fee if the vehicle is not in a clean condition including smoking related cleaning.

For Full Terms and Condtions please click here

The above information does not represent complete terms and conditions. Additional information and exclusions apply. Complete terms and conditions are available on request and information can change without notice.

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