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The Pod Economy

2 Berth Campervan No Shower/Toilet | Petrol | Manual | 2 Seatbelts

Company & Camper Info

ABOUT THE POD CAMPERVAN RENTALS
The Pod Campervan Rentals, offers budget campervan hire in Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown. The Pod vehicles are professionally fitted affordable rental vans to cover all your camping needs. The equipment provided is thoroughly checked so you can be guaranteed to receive a clean and reliable vehicle. The Pod owners personal NZ campervan rental experiences have given them the knowledge to kit out the Pod camper vans with everything you need for an affordable New Zealand campervan adventure, and they are very proud to offer high quality budget campervans and at such an affordable rate. Models 2003-2012 Mazda Bongos/Nissan Vanettes. The Pod campervans can easily sleep and cater for two people in the queen size bed. Available from/to Auckland, Queenstown or Christchurch.

THE VEHICLE
Economically priced, the Pod Economy rental vans are set up so that you will have everything you need to camp. These vehicles have higher kilometres than the Pod Traveler models. Although campers are not certified self contained, there is a cassette toilet, and a sink with a pump faucet for cold water, a gas cooker, camping chairs & a camping table, thermal lined curtains, kitchen utensils, pots & pans and a chilli bin - All You Need For Camping! Plus the seating in the back folds down to make a genuine queen sized bed at night. There is plenty of storage underneath the seats or bed, so you will have no problem fitting packs or soft sided bags. Vehicle is NOT certified as Self-Contained. Some models are manual and some are automatic transmission. If wanting an automatic model, please request.

IS THIS MOTORHOME CERTIFIED as SELF CONTAINED?
NO! Motorhomes that are NOT Certified Self Contained are NOT permitted to camp overnight in freedom camping spots.

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Daily Hire Rental Rate Includes

Unlimited Kilometres
No Relocation/ or One Way Fees
No Location Fees
Bedding Kit & Linen
Cooking Utensils
Gas Cooker with one Complimentary Gas Canister
Chilly Bin/Cooler Box/Esky
Porta Potty
Fan Heater (requires 240v Mains to operate)
Camping Chairs & Camping Table
Power Lead To Access Powered Camp Sites
AA Roadside Assistance 24 hours for mechanical faults

General Hire Information

PLEASE NOTE: ALL OUR PUBLISHED TERMS & CONDITIONS INCLUDING CANCELLATION FEES ARE FOR TRAVEL PERIOD BETWEEN 1st APRIL 2018 TO 31 JULY 2019
If your travel dates are after 31st JULY 2019 T&C's may vary. If not currently published please email for clarification if required

Daily Hire Rental Rate Includes:

Airport transfer to/from depot location
Unlimited Kilometres
Relocation/ or One Way Fees
Location Fees
Bedding Kit & Linen
Cooking Utensils
Gas Cooker with one Complimentary Gas Canister
Chilly Bin/Cooler Box/Esky
Porta Potty
Fan Heater (requires 240v Mains to operate)
Camping Chairs & Camping Table
Power Lead To Access Powered Camp Sites
AA Roadside Assistance 24 hours when required (This service covers any mechanical faults only)

Mechanical Issue
In the unlikely event of a mechanical issue, there is 24 hour AA Roadside Assistance, meaning you can make a call and then sit back and relax while we get things sorted out for you to get back on the road. Please note: AA does not cover the cost of the vehicle running out of fuel, Keys being lost or locked inside the vehicle, flat battery as a result of the lights or keys being left on or a breakdown as a result of damage caused in an accident. These call outs are at the cost of the hirer.

INSURANCE OPTIONS
STANDARD RATE - 'You Break It You Fix It'
The Standard rate leaves you still to pay a Bond/Excess of NZ$3,000 (Credit card Imprint) or options as below can be taken to reduce bond/excess.
This excess will still be charged if a third party causes the accident and is not insured (insurance is not compulsory in NZ).
Options are payable at the depot.

REDUCED BOND/EXCESS
Option 1 Excess Reduction: 'Fence Sitter' - NZ$15 per day reduces bond/excess to NZ$2,000 (Credit card Imprint). Maximum charged 40 days. Payable at the depot

Option 2: Bond/Excess Waiver: 'All Care No Responsibility' - NZ$25 per day reduces bond/excess to Nil (NZ$0). Maximum charged 40 days. Payable at the depot

The client is liable for any damage to the underbelly or roof of the vehicle as this is not covered by our insurer. No cover is provided for glass damage. Windscreen damage is most common with a minor repairable chip being approximately $75 and a full replacement windscreen approximately $500.
All insurance details are covered in the rental agreement document which is required to be signed prior to picking up the vehicle.

MINIMUM HIRE PERIOD
The minimum hire period is 7 days.

ONE WAY HIRE FEE/LOCATION FEE
There is NO one way hire fee or location fee.
OPENING HOURS for all depots
Auckland - 7am to 7pm daily
Christchurch - 7am to 7pm daily
Queenstown - 7am to 7pm daily

PICKUP AND DEPOT INFORMATION
The Pod offer a complimentary transfer from the airport to the depots through Greencabs. When you have come through Customs/Immigration please call (freephone) on 0800Greencabs and advise them you are a Pod Rentals customer.
The Pod will pre book your transfer.

AUCKLAND
63 Carr Road
Mount Roskill
Auckland

CHRISTCHURCH
28 Sheffield Crescent
Burnside
Christchurch

QUEENSTOWN
Unit 10, 26 Glenda Drive
Frankton
Queenstown

AVAILABILTY OF VEHICLE
Campervans cannot be requested by make or model. In the unlikely event that the campervan is not available at the commencement of your rental due to it being repaired from a mechanical breakdown or accident or late in return from a previous rental then The Pod Rental Company will endeavour to substitute another campervan in its place. If your rental period is reduced or delayed as a result then you will be entitled to a refund of any monies paid for the period of the rental that the campervan was not provided. The Pod Rental Company will not be liable for any other costs, charges or damages (whether consequential or not) as a result of a delay in providing or a failure to provide the campervan. All rights are reserved to refuse any hire under any circumstance

DRIVERS LICENSES
Drivers must be 18 years of age or over. A medical certificate stating that the customer is fit to drive the vehicle they have booked for the duration of the hire is required for drivers over the age of 75. A full resident country driver's licence, held for at least one year, is to be presented at the time of rental. If the licence is not in English format, an international driver's licence is also required. Please note any non-New Zealand licence classified as or comparable to a restricted licence or probationary licence will not be accepted.

CANCELLATION FEES
40 Days and over: $250 Admin Fee
29 - 39 Days: 50% of deposit retained Min $250
20 - 28 Days: 25% of Total Reservation cost Min $250
14 - 19 Days: 50% of Total Reservation cost
5 - 13 Days: 75% of Total Reservation cost
0 - 5 Days: 100% of Total Reservation cost
No Show: 100% of Total Reservation cost

No refunds can be given for any unused portion including late pick up or early return of vehicle. However your travel insurance may in some circumstances cover the unused portion.

AMENDMENT OF BOOKING
A NZ$25 Administration Fee applies to any change of reservation.

POD CAMPERVAN RENTALS FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These can be e-mailed to you by request. If you wish to view the full Terms and Conditions please request on our contact page, click here




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Motorhome Features

Partial Rear Access

Double Bed

Linen

Cold Water

Electric Heating

Two Ring Cooker

Utensils

Radio

Optional Hire Equipment

Drop and run

3 pack of gas cooking canisters

Towel

Extra duvet

Fleece blanket

Bike rack (2 bikes max)

Roof mounted luggage carrier

Kitchen tent

Wifi - 5.4GB

Wifi - 3.5GB

Licence surcharge

Airport Transfer one way

Manual transmission guarantee

Auto transmission guarantee

Night time insect screen

Solar Shower

Privacy ensuite tent

1x Hammock

After Hours Pickup service ONLY by prior arrangement with The Pod

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