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Wellington Airport Car Rental

Telephone / Freephone

+64 4 388 4337 or 0800 66 77 22


5 Tauhinu Road, Miramar, Wellington

Operating Hours

0730hrs – 1700hrs Daily (last shuttle to the airport at 4.30pm)

Our Wellington Airport car rental depot is located 2km from the airport terminals and close to airport accommodations. On arrival please call our freephone number and a representative will be sent to collect you.

Should your arrival be outside office hours (if travelling internationally please allow 1hr to clear customs) arrangements will need to be made prior to arrival and a  contract will need to be pre signed.  Please contact us on e-mail to make the necessary arrangements.

From selected hotels close to Wellington Airport (and subject to availability), we can arrange for a representative from our Wellington car rental team to collect you and bring you to our depot to uplift your hire car.  We provide this service free of charge, and pickup should be organised prior to the day of your car hire collection. Please phone (04) 388 4337 to make arrangements.  

The hotels from which we currently provide pick ups are:
Airport Motor Lodge, Airport Motel, Brentwood Hotel and 747 Motel

Returning outside office hours can also be arranged; a parking fee of $36 would be incurred.

For cheap car hire at Wellington Airport and to check out available Wellington Airport car rental deals from Omega, check out our Specials page


Things to do from Wellington Airport

Staglands Wildlife Reserve

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Keytag Bonus -  10% discount!

Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe is located in the beautiful Akatarawa valley less than an hours' drive from Wellington city. Read more >

White Water Thrills with Rotorua's Raftabout

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Keytag Bonus -  15% discount!

No visit to New Zealand's North Island would be complete without experiencing the unique thrill of white water rafting in Rotorua. Read more >

Plan a Tongariro Crossing

It's from Wellington that many of our clients hatch a plan to tackle the Tongariro Crossing in the Central North Island.  Read one of our customer's stories on our blog

Step into the Milky Way at the Carter Observatory, Wellington

The Carter Observatory overlooks Oriental Bay and is a testament to the culture and heritage you’d expect to find in Wellington. Read more >

Why Omega


Wellington Airport Depot Information

Getting behind the wheel of a rental car at Wellington Airport doesn’t get much easier than when you choose Omega Rental Cars. Fly into New Zealand’s small but mighty capital city, pick up your vehicle from our conveniently located depots and you'll be on the road in no time. With so much to discover while driving in New Zealand, a rental car is the best way to see it all at your own pace, from the bustling downtown streets to the urban beaches to the Kapiti Coast and beyond. Our Wellington Airport rental car depot is conveniently located just a few kilometres from the terminal, and we will send someone to collect you when you arrive to make picking up your car hire a breeze.

Our modern fleet, 24-hour AA Roadside assistance, unlimited kilometres rates, and special car hire deals from Wellington Airport are just a few of the ways we make sure your road trip will be an enjoyable journey right to the very end.

Returning Your Car to Our Wellington Airport Depot

Once your New Zealand adventure has come to an end, you will need to return your vehicle to our Wellington Airport car rental branch (unless you are returning your car hire from Wellington to Auckland International Airport or another branch around the country after a one-way hire). Just refuel your car to the level agreed upon in the rental contract (there is a petrol station across the road from our depot), and make your way back to the Omega branch in Miramar only five minutes from the terminal. We offer a complimentary shuttle service to return you to the airport where you can catch your flight.

After Hours Pick-ups and Returns

You can pick up your rental car and bring it back outside of office hours with a few prior arrangements. This will incur a small parking charge. If you are picking up your rental car after hours, the rental contract will need to be pre-signed, so email us on to book in an after-hours pick-up.

You can also return your rental car after hours by prior arrangement. Contact Omega once your booking is made for instructions.

Are You Late for Your Pick-up?

We aim for our car rental pickups at Wellington Airport to be a smooth start to any New Zealand holiday. Life happens, and flights can be delayed, so if you are running behind, just give us a call on our freephone number (0800 52 52 10), and we will arrange for you to collect your vehicle once you make it to Wellington.

Wellington Airport Shuttle Information

Our Wellington Airport depot is just a few kilometres and a few minutes’ drive from the terminals. For hassle-free transfers to our depot, we provide a free shuttle from the airport. All you need to do upon arrival to collect your Omega rental car at Wellington Airport is call us on our freephone number (0800 52 52 10), and someone will come and pick you and your luggage up to get you on your way. Our staff will talk you through where you should wait for the shuttle, so you don’t need to worry about those details - just start dreaming of where your car hire will take you!

We can also pick you up from several hotels and accommodation providers near Wellington Airport to take you to collect your vehicle at our Wellington Airport branch.


Why should you choose Omega Rental Cars at Wellington Airport?


Our branch is not located on Wellington Airport property, which means we can pass on the savings to our customers and offer some of the best car hire deals at Wellington Airport. It’s also simple and convenient to pick up your vehicle thanks to our complimentary shuttle service. Upon your arrival, just call Omega on our freephone number, let us know you are here and wait for a representative to collect you and bring you to take possession of your hire car.


Hire a car at Wellington Airport with Omega, and you can relax knowing that your very own set of wheels is locked in and ready to go. It’s fast and easy to do everything online: use our quote generator, navigate the search process and pick the vehicle that suits you and your travel plans. Once your booking is made, you can manage it online or speak to our friendly and knowledgeable team over the phone.

Unlimited KMs

You never know where the road will take you when driving in New Zealand, and that’s why we offer all of our customer's unlimited kilometres with their car hire. Don’t worry about the length of your journey - just make sure it’s a memorable one, and we’ll take care of the rest.


24-hour roadside assistance by New Zealand’s trusted motoring service, the AA, is part and parcel of a Wellington Airport car rental with Omega. Don’t worry about being stranded without hope of rescue; help is always just a phone call away.

Branch Locations

We don’t just provide rental cars at Wellington Airport - there are also Omega airport depots at Auckland Airport, Christchurch Airport, Queenstown Airport, Nelson Airport and Blenheim Airport, along with locations closer to the city or town centres of Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown and Picton. You’ll find friendly faces and top-notch service at all our car rental locations location, along with great car hire deals. Let Omega make your New Zealand rental car experience a good one.


Things to do in Wellington

There's so much to see and do in New Zealand’s cool little capital, so here’s just a few Wellington attractions to get you started.

Te Papa

Te Papa is our national museum and features innovative, interactive exhibits that tell the, telling stories of New Zealand’s unique natural, cultural and social history. General admission is free, although some temporary exhibitions may have entry fees.

Ride the Wellington Cable Car up Mount Victoria

Departing every 10 minutes from Lambton Quay, take a ride on Wellington’s historic Cable Car. One of Wellington’s most popular tourist attractions, your journey will take you past the towers of The Terrace, Kelburn Park and Victoria University of Wellington, before ending near the lookout on top of Mount Victoria. From the lookout will be greeted with stunning 360-degree views of the city, and the Cable Car Museum and Wellington Botanical Gardens are also nearby.


Wellington Sightseeing

New Zealand’s charismatic capital city is full of incredible sights and trendy suburbs just waiting to be explored. Here are a few suggestions to kick-start your Wellington sightseeing adventure.

Visit the Beehive

Completed in 1981, The Beehive is home to the New Zealand Government and is one of the country’s most recognisable buildings. Take a guided tour, pop into the Public Gallery or visit one of the hosted exhibitions of New Zealand artworks.

 Explore Cuba Street

Still one of Wellington’s trendiest through-fares, Cuba Street is home to great vintage stores, cafes and restaurants. Boasting a bohemian vibe complete with local entertainers and street artists, a visit to Cuba Street is a Wellington must-do.


Wellington’s Best Restaurants and Cafes

Wellington is well-known for its coffee culture and great dining. Some of the best restaurants in Wellington can be found near the harbour, Cuba Street, Oriental Parade, Thorndon and Mirimar.


Wellington Accommodation

Wellington is well served by a huge number of hotels, motels, backpackers and bed and breakfasts, spanning almost any price point. Omega Rental Cars’ Wellington Airport branch also runs a pickup service from some Wellington hotels.