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New Zealand Motorcycle Rental


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Personal Service, Top Bikes!

Expect an exceptional service. Pompt, clear communication when you book, and a meticulously-presented motorcycle when you arrive.  Plus of course lots of biker-friendly chat in between.

Payment - A 20% deposit will secure your vehicle, simply email us or book online, provide some details and we'll do the rest.  We prefer Credit Card payment, or you can wire transfer through your Bank. We will remind you when your balance is due, which is 30 days before collection. You must be over 21 and own a valid and full motorcycle licence from your own country, or an International Licence. 

All Rental Prices Include:-

  • Motorcycle hire including Side and Top luggage
  • Side pannier inner bags, especially designed for SPMT
  • Comprehensive Travel Info Pre-Arrival
  • Full Motorcycle Insurance
  • Safety & Road Code Briefing
  • Full motorcycle controls instruction
  • 24/7 Recovery Service  including AA Roadside Assist
  • Travel maps, useful tips, and advice on best routes
  • All government sales taxes (GST)
  • Pre-post rental hotel booking service
PLUS - when you pick-up or return at our Christchurch Base:-
  • Free transfers from airport or hotel
  • Free tea & coffee
  • Free secure storage facility for empty bags, vehicles etc
  • Free Shower facilities

Motorcycle Pick-up or Drop-off
Our Head Office and Main Base is located near Christchurch, your  gateway to the glorious Southern Alps, offering arguably the best motorcycling in the world. So if you fly into Christchurch we can also pick you up from the airport or hotel, and talk about your trip over a 'cuppa' before you depart. As long as you either Pick-up your motorcycle from, or  Drop-off your motorcycle to, our Christchurch Base, you can choose other pick-up or drop-off locations such as Auckland,Wellington, Nelson or  Queenstown. 
 

Safety
Safety is of paramount importance in our business, so it's important to know that you've chosen a reputable company with compliant, trustworthy machines for hire, and that's us for sure.  Before you depart we'll go through the NZ Road Rules with you , show you a safety video, answer any questions, and of course there's the usual Rental Agreement to sign. We'll help you familiarise yourself with the vehicle until you are totally confident.

Hours of Business and Rental Period
Your Rental is based on a 24-hour period. For example (eg 11am to 11am). We're on call for assistance 24/7.  Motorcycle Pick up and Drop-off hours are  between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday, 9-12.30pm Saturdays, and by arrangement any other time.  We're a family business so we can be flexible and look forward to working with you on your requirements.  If you're flying long distance we recommend a good night's sleep to get over your jet-lag, and we can book you in to some great lodgings. 

Restrictions
We have tried to keep these to a minimum:-

Re-location Fees
There is a minimun hire of 7 Days for any relocation.

  • Between Christchurch and another South Island Location - 7-20 days NZD295 (21+ days no charge)
  • Between Christchurch and another North Island Location - 7-20 days NZD395 (21+ days no charge)

Long Distance Fee

  •  7+ days hire - no charge
  •  1-6 day hire - daily limit 350km - 45c per km thereafter (eg 1500kms travelled over 4 days there would incur an extra charge of NZD 45)

Seasons
High Season is December to March inclusive, the weather during this time is very reliable, Riding New Zealand is simply superb.  Our Low Season is April through to November inclusive when you can take advantage of great rates, but please be aware that during  June, July and August there is a risk of some mountain pass closures due to snowfall. 

Rental Accessories
We have a large range of Full-face helmets, Open-face helmets, waterproof Jackets, waterproof Pants, Gloves, Boots, GPS, Comms, Go-pros etc for hire at extremely affordable rates.  Just tell us what you need if you are unable or don't want to bring your own Gear.

More than just Bikes!

Also available for hire are the following products:-

  • 9/10 Seater Mini-van (Nissan)
  • 6x4 Shuttle/Luggage Trailers
  • Motorcycle Trailers (holds 3 x bikes)
  • 8x4 Caged/stock Trailers
  • Range Rover Vogue TDV8
Contact us today at office@motorbiketours.co.nz.

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Other Rental Vehicles

We have mini-vans trailers for hire, or you can hire a vehicle from our preferred and recommended partners Avis, Budget and the THL Camper group.  Simply click on the buttons below, they'll take you straight to their booking site.
 
Budget rental cars

AVIS rental cars
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