Best Car Rental Deals in New Zealand

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Toyota Yaris or Similar
Toyota Yaris or Similar
$ 19.15 /day
Toyota Yaris or Similar
Toyota Yaris or Similar
$ 15.39 /day
Toyota Estima or Similar
Toyota Estima or Similar
$ 25.72 /day
Chevrolet Cruze or Similar
Chevrolet Cruze or Similar
$ 44.32 /day

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Cheap Car Rental Wellington Airport (WLG)

Rent a cheap car at Wellington Airport & travel in the comfort that you deserve. We work closely with various car hire companies so that the best rental car deals for Wellington International Airport can be made available at the cheapest possible prices.

Variety of car rental types & companies: You can expect deals from Go Rentals, Ace, Europcar and Thrifty. Since all these suppliers cover almost the same car sizes at varied prices, you can easily compare deals on the basis of price and inclusions too. Also, the offered fleet covers all from compacts to economy and minivans to luxurious convertibles and SUVs etc.

Big network of locations & one-way option: Since we cover various popular locations in NZ, our suppliers allow you to choose any of the listed car rental locations as your drop off points; hence if it is not required you don’t have to brave the back trip. One-way is offered for a small fee.

Wellington Airport
Wellington Airport

Car Hire Pickup Guide for WLG Airport

To be eligible to rent a car at Wellington airport, you must be at least 21 years old, with a valid driver’s license (DL), a credit card and an Identity proof. Bring your International Driving Permit if your DL is not in Roman alphabet, especially if it is mentioned on the rental voucher. Without these mandatory documents, you would not be allowed to pick the car. If your car rental deal is a one-way or a multi-island one, we advise that you confirm it again at the time of pickup.

Car Rentals Desks at WLG Airport: Various renowned car rental suppliers like Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty operate onsite at Wellington Airport; others offer ‘meet and greet’ service. Their offices can be found on Level 0 of the main terminal.

Airport Guide

About Wellington Int’l Airport

Wellington Airport (WLG) is an international airport- it serves the city of Wellington which is New Zealand’s capital. Located on the Rongotai area of Wellington, the airport is the third busiest airport in the whole of New Zealand; it is not only a domestic hub but also acts as well as one of the major air links to various prominent cities of Australia.

The most noted historical fact about Wellington Airport is that its domestic terminal was initially built temporarily inside a striated iron hangar and surprisingly this remained for the many coming decades. The domestic terminal which was always known for being overcrowded underwent a major construction and a new domestic terminal was added in 1999.

1. ATMs / Cash Machines/ Currency Exchange

The following ATMs or cash machines are available at various locations at Wellington Int’l Airport:

ANZ -One ATM is located after check in while the other is in the Southern Pier; however, note that both are located on level 1.

BNZ- It is located on level 0 between baggage claim belts 1 and 2.

Westpac – It can be found near level 1’s Gate 10.

Currency Exchange – Travelex Money Exchange main store is located on level 1 of Wellington Int’l Airport’s Main Terminal Building. Note that there is also another currency exchange- it is located at Arrivals (Level 0).

2. Food and Shopping:

Though all the five food and drink concessions at Wellington Int’l Airport are not 24 hours, yet it is assuring to know that these restaurants start operating from 4:00AM. There is also a Cargo Convenience store located in the baggage claim area which remains open from 6:00AM to 1:00AM.

Wellington Int’l Airport offers a great variety when it comes to shopping. Expect to find a good number of gift shops, duty-free outlets and clothing retailers – all available within the terminal building. Also note that on the southwest boundary of the airport, there is yet another large shopping area consisting of 12 superstores.

3. Other Facilities

Showers – Have had a long journey? Need to freshen up? Free showers are available on level 1 of Wellington Int’l Airports’ Landside, near the Duty Free and Trenery.

Mail Box – In case you need to use postal services, a mail box has been provided in the check-in area on Level 1, near the front doors.

Wifi- Wellington Int’l Airport offers free Wifi to its passengers.

Baby Care Facilities- They are offered via Parents Room, which can be located on level 1; its sits just next to the Silver moon retail store. Wellington Int’l Airport also has a Children’s Play Areas named The Rock. It is a great place to spend some time especially if children are in tow; it is located on the Airside of International Terminal.


Airport Motor Lodge

Just a 5 minutes’ walk from the Wellington Int’l Airport, Airport Motor Lodge is the closest accommodation to the airport, and though it is just 650m from both domestic and international terminals, free airport shuttle is still available.

Brentwood Hotel

Going to stay at the Brentwood Hotel? Note that free 24-hr shuttle service is available at Wellington Airport. It offers lodge style rooms equipped with facilities like tea/coffee maker, TV and free Wi-Fi internet access; also note that it also offers free off-street car parking.

Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay

Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay is counted among the large hotels which are in close proximity to WLG. Located conveniently amidst the city’s most pursued attractions, it is also close to the downtown area as well as the convention center. Besides the full range of leisure and business facilities, Copthorne provides splendid views thanks to the fact that it overlooks the harbor.


Airport Motor Lodge

If Airport Motor Lodge is where you are going to stay, since it is connected to Wellington International Airport by a courtesy shuttle service, reaching Airport Motor would not pose much of a problem. The Lodge offers soundproofed rooms and reportedly it also makes available day units in addition to free parking.

Brentwood Hotel

Brentwood Hotel sits 2km away from Wellington International Airport, which means that it can be easily reached using cab, shuttle or car rental services. Brentwood Hotels makes your stay worthwhile with facilities like on-site restaurant, conference and meeting spaces plus really great ‘sleep, park and fly’ packages.

Airport Motel

Located just a few minutes’ drive from Wellington International Airport, this Motel is also linked to the airport by a free shuttle bus service. This Airport Motel offers base motel-style accommodations with facilities like free car parking and conference space which can accommodate up to 75 delegates at one time.


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