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Frequently asked questions

Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Tekapo?
You certainly can. Expedia offers a selection of car rentals with a Book Now Pay Later option. This lets you lock in your ride without having to pay upfront. You’ll only pay the full amount when you collect it, while a hold will be placed on your credit card for the deposit. Be mindful that some of the car rental deals in Tekapo may need to be paid at the time of booking. You’ll clearly see your options during the reservation process.
Why should I rent a Tekapo car with Expedia?
From our exclusive offers to our member prices and rewards program, you’re bound to save with Expedia. And with suppliers in Tekapo to select from, you have loads of choice when it comes to finding your perfect set of wheels. But we don’t just offer fantastic rates on rental vehicles. Hotels, flights and more can be added to your itinerary to create a personalized Tekapo vacation package. Bundle more and save more!
How do I find the best car rental deals in Tekapo with Expedia?
It’s easy to find an awesome deal with Expedia. Simply choose your preferred ride, select your dates and pickup and drop-off points, and compare offers from top providers. Save even more when you bundle your Tekapo car rental with flight or hotel bookings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Tekapo?
In Tekapo, the requirement is usually 21 years and over. Most outlets will charge additional fees for young drivers, which can vary based on the rental location. Rental agreements for young drivers may include restrictions for certain vehicles, such as premium SUVs, and require comprehensive insurance to be taken out. It’s always a good idea to read the fine print before choosing your wheels.
What do you need to rent a car in Tekapo?
While booking conditions may differ between car rental outlets in Tekapo, the two key things you’ll need are a current driver’s license and a credit card in your name. You don’t need to take out auto insurance with your rental provider. However, proof of alternative coverage may be necessary.
What side of the road do you drive on in Tekapo?
People in Tekapo drive on the left, and the steering wheel and other controls are on the opposite side to U.S. vehicles. Take some time getting to know your new car before setting out.
Can I drive in Tekapo with my U.S. driver's license?
Yes, your U.S. license is enough for you to legally drive in Tekapo. But if you’re the kind of tourist who likes to play it safe, get an International Driving Permit. You’ll need to apply for it before you leave home.
What is the cheapest car rental in Tekapo?
The lowest rate for a car rental in Tekapo within the past seven days was per day. The second best deal snapped up by happy travelers was .
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Tekapo?
You can. Expedia partners with trusted companies that offer long-term rentals for many car classes. Head to our long-term car rental deals and discover every turn of Tekapo — or way beyond!
Where can I find a Tekapo car rental if I am younger than 25?
You’ll need to check the age policy of the Tekapo rental providers you’re considering. If you’re under 25 years old, some companies will charge extra costs. It’s handy to know about this before arriving at the desk so you can have the funds ready. Every rental car company has its own terms and conditions for young drivers, so be sure to do your research.

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Renting a car in Tekapo

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Tekapo. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Tekapo

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book .

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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Car classes available from Expedia in 2023

The classes of vehicles available will change depending on your chosen location.