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Compare Apex Car Rental Prices

Apex Car Rentals is New Zealand's largest local car rental company and it also operates in Australia.

Apex is what's known as a 'Tier-two' car rental operator, ('Tier-one' operators are major brands like Avis, Hertz, Budget etc).

If you check out places like TripAdvisor NZ forums you'll see Apex has a good reputation and is often recommended by people who've used them. Prices are usually competitive, but as always it's a smart idea to shop around and compare to ensure you get the most for your money. 

Apex has 16 car rental branches located across New Zealand. These include the main airports: Auckland Airport, Wellington Airport, Christchurch Airport, and Queenstown Airport. In addition, Apex has locations at Napier Airport, Blenheim Airport, and Nelson Airport.

The airport branches are all 'off-airport' and Apex provides a free airport shuttle service between the terminals and their depot.

There are also separate city branches in Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Picton, Christchurch, Queenstown and Greymouth Railway Station.

Apex offers a comprehensive range of new and late model vehicles to suit all budgets and size requirements, from small compact cars through to larger sedans, wagons, 4WDs, and 8-seater and 12-seater people movers. 

Overall satisfaction levels of people who've booked with Apex Rentals is an average customer rating of 8.9/10 from over 2,000 reviews on our booking engine.

Average Customer Rating

So how do Apex prices compare?

Auckland Airport

Below are sample cost comparisons showing how Apex pricing compares for a 7-day rental at Auckland Airport. In all cases, pick up is at 10am on 19 Nov and drop-off at 10am on 26 Nov 2022. When multiple vehicle options are available, the lowest-priced option is shown.

Prices shown were valid as of 26 June 2022. Please note that car rental pricing is dynamic and will vary.  Click here to instantly see current pricing.

COMPACT/ECONOMY - AUCKLAND AIRPORT

Lowest Price

$223

Apex Price

$499

Highest Price

$2,783

Compact-sized vehicles vary by rental company. Typically they will be a Mazda Demio, Corolla Hatch, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai i20 or similar. 

INTERMEDIATE - AUCKLAND AIRPORT

Lowest Price

$231

Apex Price

$635

Highest Price

$1,937

Intermediate-sized vehicles vary by rental company. Typically they will be a Corolla sedan, Hyundai i30, KIA Cerato or similar. 

SUV - AUCKLAND AIRPORT

Lowest Price

$523

Apex Price

$594

Highest Price

$2,344

SUV-sized vehicles vary by rental company. Typically they will be a RAV4, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi ASX, Nissan X Trail, Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prado or similar. 

Queenstown Airport

Below are sample cost comparisons showing how Apex pricing compares for a 7-day rental at Queenstown Airport. In all cases, pick up is at 10am on 10 Sep and drop-off at 10am on 17 Sep 2022. When multiple vehicle options are available, the lowest-priced option is shown.

Prices shown were valid as of 26 June 2022. Please note that car rental pricing is dynamic and will vary.  Click here to instantly see current pricing.

COMPACT/ECONOMY - QUEENSTOWN AIRPORT

Lowest Price

$427

Apex Price

$524

Highest Price

$1,756

Compact-sized vehicles vary by rental company. Typically they will be a Mazda Demio, Corolla Hatch, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Yaris, Hyundai i20 or similar. 

INTERMEDIATE - QUEENSTOWN AIRPORT

Lowest Price

$446

Apex Price

$660

Highest Price

$1,801

Intermediate-sized vehicles vary by rental company. Typically they will be a Corolla sedan, Hyundai i30, KIA Cerato or similar. 

SUV - QUEENSTOWN AIRPORT

Lowest Price

$619

Apex Price

$619

Highest Price

$2,268

SUV-sized vehicles vary by rental company. Typically they will be a RAV4, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi ASX, Nissan X Trail, Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prado or similar. 

Please note that car rental pricing is dynamic and will vary.  

Travel dates and how late you book will have a big impact on what you pay. (The later you leave it, the more you'll pay, especially in high season).

Also, prices for the same dates can differ significantly by rental company. A big factor is whether a rental firm is 'on-airport' or 'off-airport'. (Usually 'off-airport' are cheaper). The age, condition and mileage of rental vehicles are also big factors affecting price. (Cheaper rental vehicles are usually older).

We offer over 25 different car rental brands, including Apex. This means you can easily compare Apex with a wide range of competitors and get the deal that best suits you

Shopping around for the best car rental deal can be frustrating. Of course, you could take the old approach and spend your time searching through the Apex website for available rental cars.

Then, to be sure you've got a good deal, you'll need to spend even more time hunting through other car rental firms' websites comparing prices.

All very time-consuming and tedious...

The good news is there's a much better way. Our instant car hire comparison will save you time and money.

With just a couple of clicks, you can instantly compare Apex car hire prices with a wide range of other NZ car rental firms. You'll see all the best offers available and can then book with confidence, knowing you've found the best deal.