Making your next move easier

Affordable, safe, quality moving van, small or large truck hire to, from and around Palmerston North.
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Short & Long Term
Van & Truck Hire
Class 1 Full Car
License Required

Cargo Van Hire throughout Palmerston North

Small Cargo Van
starting at
per day + KMS
1 Room
2.8 x 1.3 x 1.5
5 – 6 m³
Medium Cargo Van
starting at
per day + KMS
1 Room
2.8 x 1.5 x 1.5
7 – 8m³
Large Cargo Van
starting at
per day + KMS
Average 1 Bedroom Home
3.4 x 1.6 x 1.7
9 – 10 m³

About Handy Rentals Palmerston North

Kate and her excellent team have been supplying rental vehicles to locals for more than 10 years and will ensure we provide the best vehicle for your project. With a wide selection of vehicles for moving in Palmerston North, we can provide different solutions to fit any task at hand.

Our location in Palmerston North operates from both the BP garage and Main Street Automotive. The convenient city fringe location, right on main street, and efficient systems ensure you will be onto your project as quickly as possible from the time you arrive to pick up the vehicle.

Our team will always do their best to be as flexible as possible to meet all reasonable requests, including early pickups and late drop offs.

Contact Handy Rentals Palmerston North

646 Main Street, Palmerston North 4414
Monday – Friday
8 am – 4 pm
Saturday – Sunday
8 am – 12 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

Got a questions? We’re here to answer! If you don’t see your question here, drop us a line on our Contact page.

Handy requires a full valid NZ, International or approved overseas driver’s licence to rent a vehicle. A full Car Drivers Licence is all that is required for most Handy vehicles

Driving a truck is different from driving a car. Please see  Ensuring a Safe Trip for safety tips you should follow.

Yes. We have a limited number of Vans and Trucks available. Bookings are essential.

21 years. (between age 21 and 25yrs conditions apply)

In the unlikely event you encounter an emergency, you can call for 24 Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance.

Simply call us in advance and we’ll make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Helping Kiwis Move across New Zealand Since 1989!

Thousands of Kiwis have been driving Handy Rentals for over 30 years. We believe good old fashioned service with good quality, clean and tidy vehicles keeps our customers coming back year after year. In fact, 100% of our customers independently surveyed rate us as either excellent or outstanding, a fact we’re pretty chuffed about.

Help & Advice

Handy Rentals are here for you every step of the way, allowing you have the freedom to enjoy your journey.

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