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Rental car options at New Plymouth Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in New Plymouth Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Budget

    8.5 (9771)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    8.5 (5588)
    No rates available
  • Avis

    8.4 (6078)
    No rates available
  • Europcar

    8.9 (8274)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    8.7 (6996)
    No rates available
  • Ezi-Rent Car Hire

    8.9 (68)
    No rates available
  • FireFly Car Rental

    7.3 (3861)
    No rates available
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.8 (3484)
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Car rental location New Plymouth Airport

Location information for New Plymouth Airport

Serving the North Island city of New Plymouth, New Plymouth Airport is a domestic airport that ranks as New Zealand's 11th busiest. Scheduled flights arrive here from Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, with Air New Zealand being the only carrier to use the airport. The airport sits along the west coast of the island, 10kms from the city centre, with car hire in New Plymouth Airport the best way to make the journey between the airport and the city.

New Plymouth Airport facilities

This is just a small airport with one passenger terminal building that has only a few facilities inside. These include a café and a VIP lounge as well as counters for car rental in New Plymouth Airport. It is recommended to compare car hire choices online before landing to catch the best rates.

New Plymouth Airport excursions

State Highway 3 leads travellers from the airport to the city, making arriving with car hire in New Plymouth Airport stress-free. Many tourists come here to visit Mount Taranaki National Park, although the city itself has a few events of interest, including the annual World of Music, Art and Dance festival which takes place each March.

Best time to visit

New Plymouth can be enjoyed year round, although many travellers prefer to avoid visiting during the cool winter months of July and August. The summer months of January, February and March are the warmest months and the best times to visit, although many Europeans also enjoy visiting in April, November and December.

Car rental in New Plymouth Airport

Traffic is light and the roads both in and around New Plymouth are in great condition, as are the state highways in and out of the city centre. The city itself is easy enough to walk around although car rental in New Plymouth Airport is needed to explore the mountain and beaches close by.

Practical information

  • Currency
    New Zealand dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 km/h
  • Language
    English, Māori
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Budget
  • Thrifty
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Ezi-Rent Car Hire
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Keddy By Europcar