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Best Car Rental Deals at Rotorua Airport

Check out our New Zealand car hire categories — SUVs, 4x4s, 7-seaters, Compacts, and Standard: these are highly popular among the travelers. Hurry up! Book Now!

Hyundai Tucson or Similar
Hyundai Tucson or Similar
$ 23.22 /day
Toyota Yaris or Similar
Toyota Yaris or Similar
$ 15.39 /day
Nissan Tiida or Similar
Nissan Tiida or Similar
$ 52.25 /day
Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Spark
$ 35.76 /day

Car Rental Suppliers at Rotorua Airport

  • Thrifty Car Rental

    Thrifty Car Rental

    "Rotorua Airport Airport Desk Rotorua Airport Rotorua 3010"

  • Europcar


    "Terminal Building - Meet & Greet, Rotorua, New Zealand"

Book a cheap car rental for Rotorua Airport

Make your travel from Rotorua Airport a convenient one by booking a car rental deal with us at the cheapest possible prices. Packed with almost all car sizes, our car fleet is most noted for its comprehensive coverage of various premium brands which makes our search engine the best place to find the best-suited rental car for you. With us, you can choose from small hatchbacks, sedans, sports and convertibles to SUVs; all at competitive prices.

Though almost all car categories are covered, it shall be noted that our partner suppliers further present great options when it comes to luxury cars and multi-seaters. Besides all this, our suppliers also offer affordable add-ons, like GPS and insurance, which will definitely help in making your trip from Rotorua Airport a lot more relaxed. Our suppliers are known to offer great flexibility as they offer both long term and one-way rentals. We also strive to provide our customers with a hassle-free rental experience and which we offer convenient 24-hour return so you can have more flexible travel.

Why book Rotorua Airport (ROT) car rental with us

-Wide Network of Suppliers: We, at New Zealand Cars Rental, have partnered with numerous suppliers like Hertz, Avis, and Budget etc which offer a big array of well maintained and low-priced rental cars for pickup at Rotorua Airport.

-One-Way Rental Available: Our suppliers cover various locations in New Zealand; just like other locations expect free pick-up service at Rotorua Airport. And, since we allow one way rental option, you can choose any of the listed car hire locations as your drop off location.

-Inclusions and Add-ons: Our suppliers are also known to provide various inclusions like roadside assistance and Collision Damage waiver etc. They also provide add-ons like GPS and baby seats; however note that while inclusions are covered within the deal’s price, add-ons can only be rented explicitly by paying an extra amount.

Guide to Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Airport Overview

Rotorua Airport came about in 1964 in the place of the old Whakarewarewa Aerodrome which used to exist to the north of Sala Street. It is a regional airport which serves the city of Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty, and is operated by Rotorua Regional Airport Limited. Though the airport began international flights in 2011, as of 2015, they were withdrawn which makes it a domestic airport.

Acting as the gateway to the Bay of Plenty region, Rotorua Airport is located at the heart of New Zealand’s North Island which makes it the region’s true air travel port. It provides daily direct flights to various domestic destinations in New Zealand like Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown. Flights to these domestic destinations are offered by various airlines, namely Air New Zealand Link, Air Nelson, Sunair and Mount Cook Airline.

Rotorua Airport offer a great airport experience through its various facilities like affordable short/long term car parking options and great food and reading experience at Robert Harris Café and Relay bookstore etc.

1.Free Wi-Fi

If you have some online work to do, or just want to surf the Internet to kill some time, Rotorua Airport offers free Wi-Fi service. The free Wi-Fi service has been made available across the entire airport which also includes the arrivals and the departure areas. Just search the network on your device – phone, tablet or laptop – and log in to the network named as “Free Airport Wi-Fi” and start surfing.


2.Car Rental

Various car rental suppliers namely Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar provide pick-up services for the travelers at Rotorua Airport. Therefore in case one wants to avoid the hassles of public transport and the not-so-cheap cabs, book a car rental for Rotorua Airport with us at New Zealand Cars Rental, and start your journey with utmost comfort.

3.Meeting Rooms

Rotorua Airport can prove to be a convenient meeting place if you are planning to meet an old friend or a business associate-it will prove suitable for both scenarios. Though, the place is fully equipped for a business talk it will nonetheless prove amiable to the friends who you have decided to meet and spend some chatty time with.

This meeting room can accommodate a group of 10 to 12 people at the time, and for the business people, the white board will prove helpful, yet note that in case it is needed a projector can also be made available. Another perk is that full catering options are available that can be sought at Airport’s own -Robert Harris Cafe, which can be contacted on 07 345 5239.

1.Relay Bookstore

Relay is a book store at Rotorua Airport where magazines, newspapers and books can be picked for some quality reading time on plane or as a good way to kill some layover time. However, besides all this it also offers other numerous things like a big range of reading titles, last-minute travel essentials and various other convenience products.

It also offers ample choices when it comes to light food options like snacks, sweets plus various drinks; it also has a Lotto outlet.

2.Robert Harris Cafe

Robert Harris is Rotorua airport’s only café and is also the only full-fledged food spot based at the airport. To be more specific, it is a large outlet which sits at the center of the main departure terminal. Though it is the only food option at ROT, the fact that it is really good makes it a blessing- it is known to serve great coffee and mouth-watering meals. It is a great option when you are looking for a full breakfast- a full-fledged meal is not a problem here; so expect excellent coffee, snacks and meals which are only unique to Robert Harris.

Opening Times: Monday – Friday 6am-5.30pm; Saturday 6am-12.30pm and Sunday 6.30am-5.45pm


Located adjacent to Redwoods Forest, B&B is just 5 minutes and 10 minutes drive from the Polynesian Spa and Lake Rotorua respectively. It offers free Wifi, free on-site parking, access to a laundry; and all the rooms, which are two in number, besides being well-equipped also offer spectacular views. Expect a full-fledged breakfast with cereal, toasts, fruits, yogurt and juice- free of cost.


2.Maple House

Maple House B&B offers 2 rooms and is just 6 km away from the Rotorua Airport, for further direction- it sits in the Bay of Plenty Region- 3.5 km from the renowned Rotorua Museum. Expect a comfortable stay with all the expected comforts like free parking, clean robes and free Wifi throughout the property, to name a few.

3.Novotel Rotorua Lakeside

Situated on the shores of Rotorua Lake, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is many things- it has a spa and wellness center and besides this it is also home to Maori cultural centre plus various splendid geothermal mineral pools. It also has an indoor poll and all the rooms offered are fully air conditioned with additions like coffee/tea making machines and a minibar etc. For fabulous food experience you can visit its Atlas Café and Restaurant which offers a great deal of cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Rotorua Airport Guide

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