Car + Beds

Discover New Zealand’s North and South Islands at your own pace and in the vehicle of your choice. YHA New Zealand makes planning your self-drive tour Easy As with this Car & Accommodation package!

Here’s what you do. Choose the vehicle that suits you from our comprehensive list and tell us how many nights you want to stay with YHA. It’s as easy as that!

We work with Omega Rental Cars to offer affordable rental car packages for travellers on a budget. Omega Rental Cars operates one of the largest independent New Zealand car rental networks with depots in Auckland, Wellington, Picton, Nelson, Christchurch and Queenstown.

Economy - Book Now!

  • 2005-2007 Nissan Tiida or similar – seats 4
  • 4 door, 1500cc
  • Automatic or manual transmission
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • CD or MP3 adaptor

Elite - Book Now!

  • 2008-2010 Toyota Corolla – seats 5  
  • 4 door, 1800cc
  • Automatic or manual transmission
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • CD or MP3 adaptor

4WD Station Wagon- Book Now!

  • 2003-2007 Subaru Legacy 4WD or similar - seats 5 
  • 5 door Station Wagon, 2000cc
  • Automatic 4 Speed
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • Radio/CD

SUV 4WD - Book Now!

  • 2010-2013 Subaru Forester
  • 5 door wagon
  • Automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Power steering
  • CD or MP3 adaptor

For more car types or if you are travelling with more than 5 people, please contact us for a quote.

Each package includes:

1. Rental Car

2. YHA Accommodation Vouchers

3. Free Stuff!

If you need to include airport transfers and/or ferry transfers with your package, just let us know and we can add it to your package for an extra charge.

Rates and Insurance

The rental car package price includes unlimited kilometres, Goods & Services tax (GST at 15%) and comprehensive insurance. The insurance is subject to a NZ$1500.00 excess in the event of any accident. If you wish to purchase full car rental insurance this is available for an additional NZ$12.00 per day (NZ$15.00 per day for SUV), this will reduce your liability to zero. This is payable direct to Omega Car Rentals when the hire begins. 

Please note - a bond is also required at the start of your car hire. You can pay for this using cash or a debit card, the money will be refunded when the car is returned provided there is no damage. Alternatively, you can leave your credit card details with Omega and they will only charge your card in case of an accident.


You must be over 21 years of age and hold either a full international, national or overseas driver's licence. This needs to be presented when you pick up your vehicle. There is no extra charge for additional drivers.

Terms and Conditions

Click here to view our full package terms and conditions. 

Please allow 2 to 4 working days for packages to be processed and documents to be posted.