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Snap's handy Auckland City Car Rental depot makes it easy to explore the city or further afield.


Our Auckland city depot is located between the CBD & Parnell - about a 15 minute walk from the city's main street, Queen Street. This location is super handy to the motorway on ramps going both North and South, meaning you can be exploring NZ in minutes when you book a car from Snap Rentals Auckland City.


Snap Rentals Auckland City

60/64 The Strand

Auckland 1010


Ph: 09 275 2438
Free Phone: 0800 288 699

International Phone: +64 9 275 2438


Please note - No airport shuttle service is available from this location


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Between 08:00am - 05:30pm:

Simply visit our Auckland City branch between our business hours as above and your car will be ready for you. Be sure to have your licence handy as we need to check this before providing you with your rental car.

After Hours Instructions

Unfortunately no after hours pick ups are available from our Auckland City branch. If you think you might be late to pick up your rental car, please give us a call to let us know and we can talk through possible solutions.

Dropping off your rental car at our Auckland City branch is super simple, the key things to remember are:

  • Make sure you have fueled up your vehicle to the same level as when you picked it up to avoid a refuelling charge ($25). The nearest gas station to our Auckland City branch is the Z station on Beach Road (2 mins from our Auckland City branch)

  • Make sure the vehicle is left in a clean & tidy state - we don't expect it to be fully groomed or anything, but a general clean and tidy will help to avoid an additional charge.

After checking the above, simply drop the keys off to the branch staff who will do a 2 minute final handover process and your away!

After Hours drop-offs are not available from this location. Please call our team on 0800 288 699 to discuss your options.


Auckland city has plenty of activities and places to visit both in the CBD, and within an hour's drive. From thrilling bungy jumps and exploring volcanoes, to relaxing on a West Coach beach - there's a huge range of options for everyone!

We have a put together a selection of common destinations and activities popular with our customers in Auckland city - you can check them out below!

Can I rent a car one way from Auckland City?

One way car rental is no problem from our Auckland City depot. Just make you set your pick up location to Auckland City and your drop off location to your desired end point (Auckland Airport, Christchurch or Queenstown) when you book online to ensure the correct one way rates and fees (if applicable) are calculated.

How long does it take to walk to the Snap car rental depot from Auckland City Centre?

Our Auckland City depot is located 1.7km from the Queen Street, Auckland CBD - this takes just over 15 minutes if you are cruising.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Auckland City?

Car rental prices in Auckland city vary based on the type of car you are renting, when you are renting the car for and how long you are booking the car for. Popular periods such as Christmas, New Year and long weekends will typically see higher prices, as well as bigger more luxurious vehicle categories. Booking for longer periods of time, on the other hand, will often result in lower prices.

For Auckland City in particular, remember that the last weekend of January is Auckland Anniversary weekend - up public holiday for the North Island. Car rental prices are likely to be higher around this date.

Where do I collect my Auckland city rental car?

You can collect your Snap rental car from Auckland city at 60/64 The Strand, Parnell - our Auckland City depot. If you are staying at a hotel in the CBD, a popular option for many of our customers is hiring one of the many e-scooters available to nip down to our Auckland city depot.

Where is the rental car drop off location in Auckland city?

You can drop off your Snap rental car at our Auckland city depot at 60/64 The Strand, Parnell. - the drop off & pick up locations at this depot are the same. Be sure to have fueled up your rental to the same level as when you got it, and make sure it is in a fairly tidy condition.

What is the best rental car in Auckland city?

The best rental car in Auckland city is typically something small to run around town in. Popular options here are our Toyota Vitz or Toyota Aqua - both of which are very agile around the city and super fuel efficient. If you are after a rental car with a bit more legroom, our modern Toyota Corolla's are the perfect option to explore the city in comfort.

How long does it take to drive from Auckland City to Auckland Airport?

It takes about 25 minutes to drive from our Auckland city depot to the Airport. This can vary significantly if you are driving in peak traffic hours.


Below we have listed a number of destinations & activities in Auckland city that are most popular with our clients. The destinations below have been listed by proximity to Snap's Auckland city depot.

If you are looking to go further afield: One of the most common trips taken by customers is exploring NZ from North Island to South Island. These customers usual pick up their rental car in Auckland and drop off in either Christchurch or Queenstown. Our customers typically book for between 4 to 6 weeks to complete such a trip depending on how many destinations they want to see along the way

Auckland Sky Tower

Auckland city's most iconic structure, the Sky Tower stands 328m tall making it the tallest freestanding structure in the southern hemisphere.

The viewing deck on the upper levels gives amazing 360 degree views of Auckland City. You can even jump off if you are up for it (you will be tied to a cable, don't worry!).

Distance from Snap Rentals Auckland City depot: 2.6km approx. – 30m walk

Image of the Sky City Tower in Auckland CBD

Sheep & Sights - Cornwall Park


A farm in the middle of the city? Cornwall park is commonly referred to as an urban oasis with cows, sheep, birds and more - all available to explore free of charge. Make sure to climb to the top of the peak for a stunning city view.

Distance from Snap Rentals Auckland City:

6.5km approx. – 12m drive.

Image of the Cornwall Park in Auckland

Island Hopping & Wine - Waiheke Island

If you have a bit more time to kill, why not jump across to explore some of NZ's premier wineries on Waiheke Island.

Ferries depart regular from the terminal building downtown - about a 15 minute walk from the Snap Rentals Auckland City depot. The ferry to Waikheke takes between 45 minutes to an hour.

Image of a Winery Venue in Waiheke Island in Auckland

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West Auckland Beaches

Drive through a forest of native trees in the Waitakere ranges to arrive at some of the most stunning beaches in New Zealand.

Surf, swim or soak up the sun - these beaches are perfect for a day trip out from the CBD. 

Distance from Snap Rentals Auckland City depot: 41kms approx. - 51m

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Rainbows End

Kids just aren't that into sightseeing are they? This fun filled theme park should keep them entertained!

Located in South Auckland, this theme park boasts over 20 rides and attractions from rollercoasters to bumper cars.

Distance from Snap Rentals Auckland CBD:

22km approx. – 34m

Image of a rollercoaster ride in Rainbows End theme park Auckland

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