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Serving the coastal town of Whakatane, Whakatane Airport is a domestic airport with scheduled flights to and from Auckland and Wellington. The airport sits along the eastern coast of the Bay of Plenty, around four miles from the town centre, with car hire in Whakatane Airport the best way of travelling here.
The civilian airport of Whakatane houses a flight school. The small terminal building does not have many facilities, although car rental in Whakatane Airport is available through leading car hire agents. It is necessary to pre-book a vehicle, which should be done before arriving and after you compare car hire choices online.
Thornton Road connects with State Highway 30, which leads motorists into the town centre. Car hire in Whakatane Airport is the best way to make this journey. The airport is the gateway to tourist attractions such as Mount Tarawera and White Island, and many people also come to visit Ohore Beach, which is just east of Whakatane. Tarawera Falls and the isolated East Cape are also accessible.
Visitors can enjoy Whakatane all year round, as it has a temperate climate. Most Europeans tend to avoid the cool winter months, when temperatures fall to 11°C. The summer sees temperatures vary between 25 and 28°C, making it the best time to visit.
The roads both in and around the town are in excellent condition, although the town itself is small enough to explore on foot. Car rental in Whakatane Airport is best suited for visiting the stunning natural scenery that surrounds the town and driving along the famous Pacific Coast Highway that passes through Whakatane.
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.
Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
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.
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).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
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.
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).
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).