Your vehicle lease questions answered


We need either 3 months of your bank statement or your Employment Verification Letter. We also need your Proof of Address. If you are an NZ Citizen you will need to bring your driver’s licence. However, if you are not an NZ Citizen you will need your passport, as well as your current driver’s licence.

Yes, the majority of foreign licences are accepted. We accept all driver licences that are valid for driving in New Zealand. If your licence is not in English, you are required by law to carry an approved translation of that licence, or an International Driving Permit. You can get approved translations easily online with

Yes, we accept NZ restricted licenses.  For NZ restricted driver license holders, we need to take a $500 refundable bond upfront.

No, we do not do credit checks for the vehicles in Auckland. However, there are Credit Checks to be eligible in Christchurch.

Yes, however you cannot pay weekly lease fees. We only accept up-front payment for who holds a student visa.

The minimum age to lease a vehicle is 18 years old.


Option 1 Option 2
Refundable Bond
Pay lease fee Weekly
Pay all lease fee Up-front

The refundable bond is from $299.

Of course, we accept weekly payment.

No, we do not charge any interest on it.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express (Amex). Please note that Visa and MasterCard credit cards, have an additional fee of 3% on top of the full price. Amex cards have an additional fee of 5% when used. There are no fees for paying in cash.

Yes, however there is an additional fee of 2% when used.

No, there are no refunds if you return your car earlier than the lease period.


Yes, you need to purchase a comprehensive insurance for the leased vehicle, you may arrange your own insurance or we will help you to get it done thought AMI.

The cost of comprehensive insurance is varied. If you are over 25 years old and holding a New Zealand Full licence, your cost will be around $500 per annum with a $400 excess.

During the lease

Yes, 7,500km for the 6 months lease term, 15,000km for the 12 months lease term. For petrol vehicles, there is a $0.09/km surcharge for the extra kilometers; for hybrid vehicles, there is a $0.19/km surcharge for the extra kilometers.

No, you cannot smoke in our vehicles.

At Lease2Go, we understand that unexpected breakdowns or flat tyres can be frustrating and inconvenient. That’s why we offer comprehensive 24-hour roadside assistance to ensure you have peace of mind while on the road. In partnership with the New Zealand Roadside Assistance Association, our roadside assistance program provides you with the support you need, whenever you need it.

For just $1 per week, you can enjoy full coverage and be prepared for any unforeseen circumstances. NZRA’s 24-hour roadside assistance covers a range of services, wherever you are in New Zealand, including emergency fuel, flat batteries, flat tyres, vehicle lockouts, and breakdown towage to the nearest repairer, or nearest safe location. With three call-outs per annum, you can be sure you’re supported when you need it most.

It’s important to note that the $1/week cost of the roadside assistance program is added to your weekly lease payment, and certain conditions apply. Additionally, the regular maintenance and the mechanical warranty provided through your Lease2Go agreement will still apply, so please contact us for more information if you’re unsure whether you should be covered for repairs or replacement parts.

When returning the car

We will assess the damage and give you a quotation on what needs to be paid for it to return to its original state.

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