Our NZ rental car fleet consists of vehicles
between one and fourteen years old depending
on the car hire category, all are fully maintained to
the highest standard and receive a full valet and rigorous 40+ point safety check before each car rental.
In the unlikely event of a breakdown while you
are driving around New Zealand all our hire cars are covered by the AA’s 24 hr Roadservice.
Our rental vehicles are completely un-branded, which means that whether you are a visitor or a local, travelling NZ for business or pleasure, your car will not easily be identified as a rental car, which many of our customers prefer for security reasons.
With the exception of Christmas Day, our staff are on hand 7 days a week, during office hours, at rental locations throughout NZ to assist you should you have any queries. For the purposes of rental car pick ups or drop offs we have after hours arrangements in place that also apply to Christmas Day.
We have been renting cars in New Zealand to holiday makers and business travellers from around the globe for over 20 years and estimate that we have satisfied the rental car requirements of over 300,000 customers in this time. You’ll find plenty of independent reviews on google, facebook and rankers.
We provide you with a 500+page NZ travel guide, but are also only too happy to assist with driving directions or GPS rental to ensure your journey is stress free and enjoyable.
Some companies charge you for every kilometre that you travel in your New Zealand rental car, but at Omega all our rates are based on unlimited kilometres, giving you the freedom to relax and explore New Zealand without unnecessary constraints.
Our free talking travel app will help you find all the best things to see and do around New Zealand. Once downloaded you can even use the App without going online, and the auto play function means it will alert you as your car is approaching a place of interest.
Omega’s collision damage waiver reduces your excess down to nil, providing peace of mind for drivers 21 years+ at one of the cheapest rates in the NZ car rental industry.
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Our Nelson car rental depot is located close to the Nelson Airport. Once you are ready to be collected please call our Nelson freephone number 0800 55 59 66 and a representative will be sent to collect you. You will then be taken to our depot 3 minutes away where you will complete the documentation and uplift your vehicle.
Poet, raconteur and Kiwi legend, Sam Hunt is touring the Cook Strait South area of the South Island in October 2014 and we are proud to be in support. For gig information Read more >
Abel Tasman National Park is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and world-famous Abel Tasman Coast Track.
Nelson is the original birthplace of the WoW Arts concept, taking art onto the moving body. The WoW Museum is in Annesbrook not far from the Omega office. Read more >
Farewell Spit is a remote 35km stretch of sand at the northwestern tip of New Zealand's South Island. A nature reserve and world-renowned bird sanctuary, visit the historic lighthouse... Read more >
I rented a vey cute little Mazda Demio, perfect for a holiday car. I researched rentals in Nelson thoroughly and came up with Omega as the best deal. I was really happy I went with Omega. Read more >
Peter at the Airport depot in Tahuna Nelson ( on duty Sat/Sun 2/3 May) was exceptional with the service he provided. Very prompt on picking up and dropping off. Keep him on – we need more like him that are personable and experienced.
Regards – David Ensor
Prompt, friendly service. Excellent rates. We received an automatic as requested. After we returned the car to the depot, we were driven back to the airport in the same car, which saved us one baggage-unload-and-reload. Read more >
Excellent service in Nelson. I would highly recommend Omega Rental Cars! (Janine Kamphuis, Apr 2014) Read more on facebook >