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  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Europcar
  • Ezi
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty

Car rental rates at Rotorua Airport

Located towards the centre of New Zealand’s North Island, Rotorua Airport (ROT) serves the nearby town of Rotorua along with regional centres including Taupō, Hamilton / Kirikiriroa and Whakatāne. It is around a three hour drive to the south of Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau.


Lock in low rates on your next hire car when flying into Rotorua Airport. VroomVroomVroom compares prices from top car rental brands in New Zealand, presenting a range of vehicle options to suit your budget.

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SpecialHertz

From NZD $53/day

for 18 Jul - 23 Jul 2024
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Compact CarEuropcar

From NZD $54/day

for 18 Jul - 23 Jul 2024
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Economy CarThrifty

From NZD $54/day

for 18 Jul - 23 Jul 2024
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Fullsize SUVEzi

From NZD $57/day

for 20 Jul - 25 Jul 2024
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Intermediate SUVEzi

From NZD $62/day

for 21 Jul - 24 Jul 2024
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Intermediate CarBudget

From NZD $72/day

for 18 Jul - 23 Jul 2024

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Rental rate prices displayed are NZD and were available in response to a search at 12:01 am on July 15, 2024 by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, for the specified travel dates, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice. Use our price comparison tool to get current rental rates. Rates include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

Rates are in NZD and were last updated on 15 July, 2024

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  • 29 Jun 2024

    Fabulous website

    jodie t.
    Booked: Mystery Car or similar
    Christchurch Airport
    Mystery Car or similar
  • 19 May 2024

    Easy to use and to compare prices

    grant b.
    Booked: Mitsubishi Eclipse or similar
    Queenstown Airport
    Mitsubishi Eclipse or similar
  • 07 May 2024

    Pretty easy to use. Great to have a choice of cars and prices

    jared g.
    Booked: Toyota C-hr or similar
    Auckland Airport Domestic
    Toyota C-hr or similar
  • 05 May 2024

    Great vehicle and service from Budget

    paul s.
    Booked: Mystery Car or similar
    Auckland Airport
    Mystery Car or similar
  • 30 Jun 2024

    Simple and easy for me to understand

    samuelu tinei p.
    Booked: VW Sharan or similar
    Dunedin Airport
    VW Sharan or similar
  • 29 Apr 2024

    Easy to use

    anne g.
    Booked: Toyota Prado GX or Toyota Highlander 7 seats or similar
    Christchurch Airport
    Toyota Prado GX or Toyota Highlander 7 seats or similar
  • 23 May 2024

    Quick and simple

    karen w.
    Booked: Jeep Compass Phev or similar
    Wellington Airport
    Jeep Compass Phev or similar
  • 04 Jun 2024

    Simple search engine and easy to navigate

    alan y.
    Booked: Nissan X-Trail or similar
    Wellington Airport
    Nissan X-Trail or similar
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Quick facts on hiring a car at Rotorua Airport

🚗 Vehicle typesCar, Passenger Van, SUV, Sport and Ute.
🔑 No. of depotsSeven car rental depots at Rotorua Airport.
✅ Rental brandsAvis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Ezi, Hertz and Thrifty.

Car models commonly available at Rotorua Airport

Popular rental car models at Rotorua Airport last month

  • % of Bookings
    Price range last month
  • 1

    29%

    69
    69
    Mg Hs Excite Phev

    Mg Hs Excite PhevIntermediate SUV

    5

    4

    3 small

    Rent with

    Europcar

  • 2

    29%

    46
    57
    Mitsubishi Eclipse AWD

    Mitsubishi Eclipse AWDFullsize SUV

    5

    5

    3 large

    Rent with

    Ezi, Europcar

  • 3

    14%

    76
    76
    Toyota Corolla

    Toyota CorollaCompact Car

    5

    5

    1 small

    Rent with

    Budget

  • 4

    14%

    126
    126
    Mitsubishi Outlander

    Mitsubishi OutlanderIntermediate SUV

    5

    5

    1 large, 1 small

    Rent with

    Thrifty

  • 5

    14%

    94
    94
    Mitsubishi ASX

    Mitsubishi ASXCompact SUV

    5

    5

    3 small

    Rent with

    Avis

Ford vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Ford Focus Hybrid

    Ford Focus HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large

    Providers

    Ezi

    Ford Puma Hybrid

    Ford Puma HybridHybrid

    5

    5

    2 large

    Providers

    Ezi

  • Ford Puma St

    Ford Puma St

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Ford Ranger

    Ford Ranger

    5

    4

    2 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Ford Ranger Sport 2.0

    Ford Ranger Sport 2.0

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Ford Ranger Wildtrak V6

    Ford Ranger Wildtrak V6

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Hyundai vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Hyundai Elantra

    Hyundai Elantra

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget

Jeep vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Jeep Compass Phev

    Jeep Compass PhevHybrid

    5

    4

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Kia vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Kia Carnival or Hyunda Imax or Toyota Previa

    Kia Carnival or Hyunda Imax or Toyota Previa

    8

    5

    2 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

    Kia Niro Hybrid

    Kia Niro HybridHybrid

    5

    4

    1 large, 1 small

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Kia Sorento

    Kia SorentoHybrid

    5

    2

    4 small

    Providers

    Europcar

    Kia Stonic

    Kia Stonic

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

MG vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Mg Hs Excite Phev

    Mg Hs Excite PhevHybrid

    5

    4

    3 small

    Providers

    Europcar

Mitsubishi vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Mitsubishi ASX

    Mitsubishi ASX

    5

    5

    3 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Ezi, Thrifty, Hertz

    Mitsubishi Eclipse

    Mitsubishi Eclipse

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar, Ezi

  • Mitsubishi Eclipse AWD

    Mitsubishi Eclipse AWD

    5

    5

    3 large

    Providers

    Ezi

    Mitsubishi Outlander

    Mitsubishi Outlander

    5

    5

    5 small

    Providers

    Avis, Europcar, Ezi, Thrifty, Hertz

  • Mitsubishi Outlander 4w.d.

    Mitsubishi Outlander 4w.d.

    7

    5

    1 large

    Providers

    Ezi

    Mitsubishi Triton With Canopy

    Mitsubishi Triton With Canopy

    5

    4

    6 large

    Providers

    Ezi

Nissan vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Nissan X-Trail

    Nissan X-Trail

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

Suzuki vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Suzuki Swift

    Suzuki Swift

    4

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar, Thrifty, Hertz

Tesla vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Polestar 2 - Tesla Model 3

    Polestar 2 - Tesla Model 3Electric

    5

    2

    1 large, 2 small

    Providers

    Hertz, Thrifty

Toyota vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla

    5

    5

    2 small

    Providers

    Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz

    Toyota HiAce

    Toyota HiAce

    12

    4

    12 large

    Providers

    Thrifty, Hertz

  • Toyota Hilux 4WD Canopy or Similar

    Toyota Hilux 4WD Canopy or Similar

    5

    4

    6 large

    Providers

    Ezi

Other vehicles for hire at Rotorua Airport

  • Mystery Car

    Mystery Car

    5

    4

    1 small

    Providers

    Europcar, Hertz, Budget

    Sz Jimny Jlx Auto 5dr 2tone

    Sz Jimny Jlx Auto 5dr 2tone

    5

    4

    2 small

    Providers

    Europcar

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“Or similar” refers to how our rental providers classify cars. Please be advised they cannot guarantee that a specific car model will be available. Partners categorise similar models into “vehicle groups” and confirm availability on this basis. Our team are available to contact the depot on your behalf where you are picking up your vehicle to enquire what models are available under the vehicle group you booked. Please contact customer support for further information.

Vehicle models are subject to provider availability

Rotorua Airport daily rate data

Price range over the past 12 months for a small car

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$64

$116

Tue

16 Jul

$64

$113

Wed

17 Jul

$64

$113

Thu

18 Jul

$54

$116

Fri

19 Jul

$64

$95

Sat

20 Jul

$54

$116

Sun

21 Jul

$64

$116

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$101

$121

Tue

16 Jul

$111

$118

Wed

17 Jul

$111

$118

Thu

18 Jul

$72

$121

Fri

19 Jul

$91

$100

Sat

20 Jul

$79

$121

Sun

21 Jul

$91

$121

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$79

$119

Tue

16 Jul

$79

$119

Wed

17 Jul

$79

$119

Thu

18 Jul

$72

$119

Fri

19 Jul

$79

$102

Sat

20 Jul

$72

$119

Sun

21 Jul

$79

$119

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$80

$148

Tue

16 Jul

$80

$148

Wed

17 Jul

$80

$148

Thu

18 Jul

$74

$148

Fri

19 Jul

$80

$134

Sat

20 Jul

$74

$148

Sun

21 Jul

$62

$148

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$83

$89

Tue

16 Jul

$83

$89

Wed

17 Jul

$83

$89

Thu

18 Jul

$74

$89

Fri

19 Jul

$66

$89

Sat

20 Jul

$57

$89

Sun

21 Jul

$66

$89

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$251

$266

Tue

16 Jul

$251

$266

Wed

17 Jul

$251

$266

Thu

18 Jul

$207

$266

Fri

19 Jul

$251

$266

Sat

20 Jul

$207

$266

Sun

21 Jul

$251

$266

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$202

$202

Tue

16 Jul

$202

$213

Wed

17 Jul

$202

$213

Thu

18 Jul

$195

$213

Fri

19 Jul

$202

$213

Sat

20 Jul

$195

$213

Sun

21 Jul

$202

$213

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$180

$180

Tue

16 Jul

$180

$190

Wed

17 Jul

$180

$190

Thu

18 Jul

$174

$190

Fri

19 Jul

$180

$190

Sat

20 Jul

$174

$190

Sun

21 Jul

$180

$190

Next 7 days rates

Per day price range

Today

15 Jul

$207

$219

Tue

16 Jul

$207

$219

Wed

17 Jul

$207

$219

Thu

18 Jul

$90

$219

Fri

19 Jul

$106

$219

Sat

20 Jul

$90

$219

Sun

21 Jul

$106

$219

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Historical daily rate pricing information is data from actual bookings made using our search engine in the previous 12 months.

Next 7 days rates are obtained from searches in our reservation system for a 3 day rental duration, by an Australian resident aged between 30 and 69 years old, with a pickup and return time of 10:00 am on the indicated pick up date. Rates and vehicle availability may change without notice.

Prices are in NZD and include all mandatory fees for the rental and exclude credit card surcharges and extras.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and reliable data, the data is provided ‘as is’ and errors or other defects may occur. For more information, click here: Terms and Conditions.

Rates are in NZD and were last updated on 15 July, 2024

Car rental depots at Rotorua Airport

Car hire depots at Rotorua Airport are marked on the map below.

Opening hours are provided by the depots and are subject to change.
  • Avis Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    monday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    thursday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    friday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    saturday

    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    4.80 • 1 rating

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    4

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Budget Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    monday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    thursday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    friday

    8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

    saturday

    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    sunday

    9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

  • Dollar Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 8:30 PM

  • Europcar Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Ezi Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    saturday

    8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    5.00 • 3 ratings

    5

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

  • Hertz Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    2.20 • 1 rating

    2

    Service

    2

    Information

    3

    Accessibility

    1

    Vehicle

    3

    Presentation

  • Thrifty Rotorua Airport

    On airport • Rotorua Airport Terminal

    Today •8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    monday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    tuesday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    wednesday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    thursday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    friday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    saturday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    sunday

    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    4.80 • 1 rating

    4

    Service

    5

    Information

    5

    Accessibility

    5

    Vehicle

    5

    Presentation

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Nearby Rotorua Airport

Organising to pick up your hire car from the airport is great for convenience, but can cost more. If you’re looking for a rental car depot that is close to — but not at — Rotorua Airport, here’s a selection of hire car depots to choose from.

Info. Approximate distance calculated from Rotorua Airport
Rotorua 5km away

Frequently asked questions

On hiring a car at Rotorua Airport

  • How much does it cost to hire a car at Rotorua Airport?

    Prices start at NZD $54 per day for a Compact Car, up to NZD $113 per day for an Intermediate SUV. Get a live rate for your planned dates and desired vehicle at Rotorua Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire an Electric Car at Rotorua Airport?

    If you prefer to plug your car in rather than fill it up, an Electric Car costs NZD $207 per day. Enter your car hire dates and find a live rate for your desired Electric Car at Rotorua Airport.

  • How much does it cost to hire a Minivan or People Mover at Rotorua Airport?

    If you’ve got a crowd, but don’t need something as large as a bus, then a 7-seater or 8-seater Minivan hire might be your best option. A Minivan costs between NZD $174 and NZD $206 per day. Check for a live rate by entering your desired car hire dates at Rotorua Airport.

  • What is the highest-rated hire car at Rotorua Airport?

    The highest-rated rental car at Rotorua Airport is Toyota Rav4 A.w.d. or similar, based on ratings by our customers within the last 12 months.

  • What is the highest-rated car hire provider at Rotorua Airport?

    Ezi is the highest-rated car hire provider at Rotorua Airport, based on ratings by our customers.

  • Is it cheaper to book a weekly car rental at Rotorua Airport?

    The per-day rates of some rental cars may fall if you book for a longer rental period. Prices often change around daily, three-day, five-day and seven-day periods. Also, note that the selection of rental cars available at Rotorua Airport may be more limited if you are looking for a long-term car rental, so it’s best to compare a few different booking durations first.

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