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Picton Car Rental

Telephone / Freephone

+64 3 573 5580 or 0800 18 19 18


1 Lagoon Road, Picton, New Zealand

Operating Hours

0800hrs – 1700hrs Daily. Last shuttle cut-off at 1629hrs

Explore one of New Zealand's most gorgeous seaside towns with Omega car rentals in Picton. Whether you're travelling for work or taking the family on holiday, your Picton car rental will provide you with freedom and independence to explore this beautiful Marlborough region.

We guarantee competitive pricing – with hot daily deals, relocation specials, rate reductions and great discounts on local hotels and entertainment. Our Picton car rentals fleet consists of safe, affordable, late-model vehicles with unlimited kilometres and 24hr AA roadside assistance for your peace of mind. All you need do is sit back, drive away and relax on your upcoming journey in your Picton car rental.

Browse the best car rentals Picton has to offer with Omega. We'll make sure your car is ready and waiting for your collection when you arrive. Our rates suit all budgets, we're open seven days a week, and we boast the cheapest insurance waiver rates in New Zealand.

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Hiring a Car in Picton

Book one of our modern Picton rental cars online and head to our CBD depot to collect your vehicle. If you're staying in the Picton city centre or arriving at the ferry terminal, we offer an optional free shuttle service to our Picton car rental depot. Call us on +64 3 573 5580 the day before your arrival to book your place on the shuttle.


Picking up your Rental Car in Picton

You can find Omega Rental Cars by the Picton ferry terminal. We’re based in the city centre, conveniently close to both the Interislander and Bluebridge ferry terminal.

We encourage each of our car rental customers to take advantage of our free shuttle service to and from the Picton ferry terminal. To book transport for your passengers and luggage between the ferry terminal, call our freephone at 0800 18 19 18.

If you have accommodation in the city centre, an Omega representative can drive you to our Picton depot to collect your rental car. We ask that you arrange this free pickup service the day before you collect your hire car. To book your complimentary pickup, please phone (03) 573 5580.

Our Picton office also services Blenheim Airport, with a competitive pick-up or drop-off fee of $35. Call our 0800 18 19 18 number to speak to our friendly staff about picking up your rental car at Picton or Blenheim Airport.

Things to do in Picton

It's all about the sea

Picton's seafront is dotted with cafés, restaurants, galleries, a floating maritime museum and aquarium. Local operators can take you cruising, fishing, swimming with dolphins or sea kayaking.

See more of Marlborough

Nearby Blenheim and Nelson will spoil you with their golden beaches and untouched forests.  Enjoy sundrenched sands at Golden Bay, pop into Cloudy Bay vineyard and feast on Nelson Bay Scallops.

Cruising on the Interislander

Interislander's Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand. The 92km voyage takes 3 hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world". Read more >

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Why Omega

Cheap Rental Cars in Picton

Omega's Picton car rentals include current-model economy sedans, MPVs and SUVs. Take a comfortable seat in your new ride and enjoy your favourite tunes using Bluetooth. Airbags are standard in all our vehicles, with children's safety seats available on request, free of charge.

Are you looking for the best deals for car hire in Picton? We guarantee that the rental price listed is the price you'll pay, with no hidden surprises. The longer you rent our cheap rental cars in Picton, the more money you'll save. Our relocation specials offer competitive one-way deals, while our Omega Business Club provides unbeatable Business Club rates for frequent travellers.


Picton Car Hire FAQs


How much does it cost to hire a car in Picton?

Car rental in Picton is affordable and reliable with Omega. From economical sedans to people movers and SUVs, we have models and prices to suit all budgets.

You can save even more money per day by extending the duration of your hire. Don't miss out during holiday periods – book early as prices may increase. Browse online now to find the perfect vehicle to transport you and your loved ones.


What is the most popular rental car in Picton?

Many of our Picton customers arrive from the Interislander or Bluebridge Cook Strait ferries, so their vehicle of choice tends to be the same one they have driven down to Wellington.  That way, there are no surprises!  As they are then carrying on down the country in many cases these tend to be our slightly larger 1.8 litre Toyota Corollas in the Premium Elite categories, or one of our SUVS - either the Family SUV (2WD), Premium or Luxury SUVs (AWD). 


How can I find car rentals near me in Picton?

Omega's location for car rental in central Picton is right in the heart of town, on the corner of Kent Street and Lagoon Road near the Waitohi Recreational Reserve.


How much does an intermediate car rental cost in Picton?

Check out our fleet online to find the perfect rental car in Picton to suit your needs. Enter your pick-up and drop-off locations, select your dates, and you'll receive an instant quote!


How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Picton?

The more days you hire a car in Picton, the more money you save! Grab a fantastic price reduction by renting for longer, and watch the savings add up!


What type of car is recommended for driving in Picton?

Our late-model sedans are the perfect rental cars in Picton for exploring town. If you're planning to go off-road, see our family, premium or luxury SUVs. Need more seats? Everyone gets to come along for the ride with our 8-seat MPVs.


What's the speed limit in Picton?

In urban traffic areas, all roads are 50kph unless specified otherwise. On highways, the speed limits increase to 80 or 100kph. When you hire a car in Picton, always keep an eye on the posted speed limits.


How are petrol prices in Picton?

The New Zealand Automobile Association reports Picton motorists are currently paying an average of $2.45 per litre for unleaded (91) fuel.


Where are the best places to park in Picton?

Marlborough District Council provides several options for parking your Picton rental car in the CBD. Choose from one of three "Pay and Display" car parks, which cost NZ$1 per hour or NZ$5 per day. Long term parking is also available for NZ$6 per day. Check out Picton CBD's available parking spaces here.


Where can I drive from Picton?

From Picton, you can enjoy panoramic views on the 2-hour drive south along the coastline. You'll reach the beautiful seaside town of Kaikoura, where you can enjoy some whale and seal watching before you head back. 

Get ready for a picture-worthy detour along Queen Charlotte Drive, as you head 50 minutes west down a windy road through sleepy bays and spectacular native bushland to Havelock. Next, you can explore the Nelson Lakes Region. A 2-hour scenic trip along Queen Charlotte Drive and State Highway 63 will bring you to the village of St Arnaud, home to the spectacular Lake Rotoiti.


Ready to explore Picton? Grab a great deal with Omega today – our friendly staff have over 30 years' experience helping people choose the perfect rental vehicle.