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Car hire Westport Airport

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Rental car options at Westport Airport

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

  • Thrifty

    8.6 (4494)
  • Hertz

    8.4 (5661)
  • Avis

    8.2 (4842)

Car rental location Westport Airport

Location information for Westport Airport

New Zealand's Westport Airport services the city of Westport, which is located in the West Coast region of the South Island. It can be found five kilometres west of the city centre, with car hire in Westport Airport being the best way to cover this distance. Currently Air New Zealand is the only carrier that operates scheduled flights here although business charter aircraft also use the airport.


Westport Airport facilities

The airport is a small, single terminal facility that has few amenities. Public toilets and payphones can be found inside, and car rental in Westport Airport is on offer through some of the biggest names in the business but should be pre-booked. Compare car hire options in advance to grab the best deals.


Westport Airport excursions

State Highway 67A merges with State Highway 67, which provides access to the city centre. This route also heads north along the West Coast. The main draw here is the seal colony found at Cape Foulwind as well as the picturesque Truman Track. Many people also come to visit Karamae, as Westport has the only road with access to this town, from where trips to Kahurangi National Park and walks along Heaphy Track can be launched.


Best time to visit

Westport temperatures stay comfortable throughout the year therefore it can be visited at any time. May, September and December are the wettest months, while February is the driest and warmest month, making it perhaps the best time to visit.


Car rental in Westport Airport

Westport has a good road network that is set up in a grid, making it easy to navigate by car, although it is small enough to walk around. The state highways leading out of the city are in great condition. Car hire in Westport Airport is the most practical way to reach out-of-town locations such as Kahurangi National Park.

Practical information

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

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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?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

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 CompareCarHire.co.uk? at this location
  • Thrifty
  • Hertz
  • Avis