About Us

About Us

Customer Satisfaction is our Guarantee

James Blond Rentals has been a trusted name for van, truck and car rentals in Auckland for over 20 years.

We began our journey in 2004 as a side line in an established car yard. Since then, we’ve evolved to become a one-stop shop for all of your vehicle needs.

What sets us apart from other car hire companies in New Zealand is that we’re family-owned and run, Our headquarters are local, in Glen Eden, Auckland, and we have a South Island branch for car hire in Christchurch, New Zealand. We’ve built our business around customer satisfaction and take great pride in our personalised service.

James Blond Rentals boasts a fleet of the latest vehicles for all purposes, ranging from fuel efficient compact, premium cars and SUV’s to people movers, Utes, trucks and trailers.

Our online booking process is easy to use, but if you prefer to speak to us on the phone, you’ll always be greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable member of our team.

At James Blond, we go the extra mile, taking care of all the important things – leaving you free to focus on your business trip, moving experience or family vacation in New Zealand.

Our Rentals


Caged Trailers Luggage and Furniture Trailers Car Transporter Trailers


Child safety and booster seats GPS Navigation units Strops and hand trolleys


Standard and backseat cargo vans Larger capacity jumbo vans Petrol and diesel single-cab UTEs


Latest 2WD and AWD SUVs Late model hatches, sedans, and wagons Budget rentals


7 - 10 Seat Minivans 12 Seat Maxivans 19 Seat Minibus


Light Trucks 9m³ - 18m³ Larger Trucks 19m³ - 25m³ Tail lift options on some models

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Why Choose James Blond Rentals?

Our Experience

We’ve been renting vehicles in Auckland, NZ for over 20 years and we make the process easy and transparent for our customers. We have also expanded our fleet to incorporate South Island with cheap car hire in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Customer Satisfaction

Since our inception in 2004, we’ve had the pleasure of renting vehicles to over 100,000 satisfied customers.

Choice of Vehicles

We have vehicles for every occasion, whether you need a compact car to zip around the city in, a minibus to transport guests to a celebration or event, or a 2 or 4 tonne truck for removals.

Flexible Pick-Up and Drop-Off

Collect your vehicle from our Glen Eden base in Auckland, or we offer flexible car hire Auckland Airport. You can pick-up and drop-off 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you’re taking a vacation or travelling to South Island on business, we also offer van and car rentals in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Unrivalled Roadside Support

We have you covered, with 24/7 roadside assistance for your peace of mind.

Insurance Perks

On some of our vehicle models, basic insurance is free.

No Hidden Charges or Taxes

With James Blond Rentals, the price you see, is the price you pay. There are no hidden charges or surprise taxes.

Transparent Rental Agreements

Our vehicle rental agreements are clear and easy to understand with no unnecessary jargon.

Unlimited Mileage

Travel further with no hidden costs. We offer unlimited kilometres on many compact and premium cars, SUV’s and people movers.

Diesel On-site for Trucks

Our Glen Eden Auckland headquarters has an on-site diesel pump for trucks to fuel up before and after their journeys.

Quality Assurance

James Blond vehicles are well-maintained and checked to ensure customer satisfaction and safety.

Discounts for Corporate and Frequent Customers

Our loyal and frequent customers gain extra perks such as discounted pricing, a dedicated account manager and flexible terms.