Get the Best Rates on Car Rental in Palmerston North
Want to road trip in the Manawatu from Palmerston North? At this stage, the place to pick up a rental car is from Palmerston North Airport. Here you will find cars from our trusted partners of Avis, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty and Europcar. Our search engine compares car rental prices from trusted suppliers, saving you time and money. Just choose a location and date and we'll do the hard work for you, its that easy!
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Best time to visit Palmerston North
Spring season is a great time to visit Palmerston North. Each spring, the city celebrates the diversity of cultures through music, dance, food, art and games. You'll find exhibits and see performances from different countries and lets not forget the international cuisines you get to taste. Perfect outing for the family. Manfield Park is a motorsport venue, that also hosts equestrian events. (Just not at the same time.) If you are a petrol-head, or like to watch horses, check out their events calendar while you are in the city.
Driving tips in Palmerston North
If you are coming from another country, the closest international airport to Palmerston North is Wellington Airport. It is advisable to hire a car since it will take around 2 hours to reach the city via State Highway 1. Another route is via SH 2, but it will take you an additional hour to get there. Most of the main cities are quite far from Palmerston North, but you can explore nearby towns including the Wanganui, Paraparaumu, Upper Hutt, Porirua and Lower Hutt.
Your travel guide to Palmerston North
Palmerston North is an inland city that has the 7th largest population in the country. Where urban meets rural, it is home to Massey University and the largest wind farm in New Zealand. Booking your car rental with VroomVroomVroom provides you with the most convenient way to get around the city and its surrounding region.
Mokai Gravity Canyon
Cornwall Motor Lodge
Address: 101 Fitzherbert Avenue
Palmerston North Holiday Park
Restaurants & Bars
In the little village of Mangatainoka, only 30 minutes south of Palmerston North, you'll find the legendary Tui Brewery, with its iconic brick tower, new brew house, cafe, free museum, quirky shop and yes… top notch Tui beer. Check out their brewery with a personalised guided tour – see the 125 year history, iconic landmarks, look into the tank, feel the hops and learn the beer process. Tui is the perfect stop for lunch, order a tasting tray of the Tui beers then sit back and soak up the fun atmosphere, museum, great food and grounds. Tours are approximately 40 minutes and run daily at 11.30am and 2.30pm – bookings recommending but not essential. Tours start from $25.