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Airport Car Rental Locations in New Zealand

Airport car rental

Looking to book a car from one of New Zealand’s airports? Here at VroomVroomVroom, we make comparing prices on airport rentals easy, with vehicles available from the country’s leading rental brands, including Alamo, Apex, Avis, Budget, East Coast, Enterprise, Europcar, GO Rentals, Hertz, Sixt, and Thrifty.

What to Consider When Booking a Rental Car From an Airport

  • Airport rentals tend to be in higher demand, so it’s a good idea to book in advance to avoid missing out, especially if you’ll be booking during a peak travel season.
  • It may be more expensive to rent a car from the airport as opposed to a suburban depot due to additional airport surcharges.
  • It’s a good idea to include your flight number when placing your booking. This will allow your rental provider to keep track of any delays to your flight and ensure someone is on-site to process your booking when you arrive.
  • You’ll need to locate the rental counter when you arrive at the airport. Generally, you can find these by the baggage claim in the arrivals area.
  • If returning the car to the airport prior to catching a departing flight, be sure to plan ahead and allow plenty of time to drop off the car and get to your terminal.
  • If you know you’ll be late in either collecting or returning your rental car, you should contact your rental provider to let them know.

Top Airport Locations

Auckland skyline
Auckland Airport (AKL)

Christchurch skyline
Christchurch Airport (CHC)

Dunedin Railway Station
Dunedin Airport (DUD)

Gisborne port
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Blue Spring, Hamilton
Hamilton Airport (HLZ)

Cherry blossom blooms in Invercargill
Invercargill Airport (IVC)

Marlbourough vineyard
Marlborough Blenheim Airport (BHE)

Napier town at dusk
Napier Airport (NPE)

couple sitting on pier at Nelson Lake National Park
Nelson Airport (NSN)

Mount Taranaki at New Plymouth
New Plymouth Airport (NPL)

Rose Garden in Palmerston North
Palmerston North Airport (PMR)

Queenstown cityscape with Lake Wakatipu
Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

cable car above Rotorua
Rotorua Airport (ROT)

Aerial view of Wellington
Wellington Airport (WLG)