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Rental Cars Wellington Airport

Telephone / Freephone

+64 4 388 4337 or 0800 66 77 22


5 Tauhinu Road, Miramar, Wellington

Operating Hours

0800hrs – 1700hrs Daily (last shuttle to the airport at 4.30pm)

Enjoy the freedom to explore New Zealand’s capital city when you collect an Omega rental car at Wellington Airport. See hot daily deals and book online today - we’ll have your hire car ready and waiting for your arrival.

With awesome hidden bars, incredible coffee on every street corner and award-winning restaurants, the windy city of Wellington is a favourite destination for foodie travellers worldwide. With a rental car, you’ll also be conveniently close to amazing local gardens, Zealandia ecosanctuary, movie sets, Te Papa national museum, and much more.

Join our 400,000 satisfied rental customers and rest assured that when you choose Omega for car hire at Wellington Airport, you’ll be fully insured with the cheapest insurance waiver rates available in New Zealand.


Hiring a Car at Wellington Airport

Our convenient Wellington Airport car rentals address is 5 Tauhinu Road, Miramar – only 2kms from the airport. We’re open 7 days a week from 8.00 am to 5 pm.

Book a car rental at Wellington Airport, and you’ll also receive complimentary shuttle rides to and from the airport. Once you’ve grabbed your luggage, call us on 0800 66 77 22, and we’ll drive you over to collect your late-model vehicle. You can also pick up a free road atlas and travel guides, or hire a GPS with your car rental at Wellington Airport.


Picking up Your Wellington Airport Rental Car

Collecting your Wellington Airport rental car is easy. Our free shuttle bus takes you directly from Wellington Airport to our depot, where your rental car will be ready and waiting.

If you’re arriving after hours (if travelling internationally please allow 1hr to clear customs), please notify us by email at least the day before your arrival in Wellington.  A contract will need to be pre-signed and a parking fee of up to $36 incurred when you exit the carpark. Call us on (04) 388 4337 to arrange the collection of your car rental at Wellington Airport.

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


Dropping Off Your Rental Car

Returning your vehicle to Omega Car Rentals at Wellington Airport is just as easy.  Return your vehicle to our depot and we’ll shuttle you straight over to the airport terminal for you to catch your flight home.

Please note that returning your car outside office hours will incur a parking fee of NZ$36.

Things to do from Wellington Airport

White Water Thrills with Rotorua's Raftabout

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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

Cheap Rental Cars at Wellington Airport

Our fleet of Wellington Airport rental cars includes economy sedans, hatches, MPVs and SUVs. Get tunes pumping for your road trip using the Bluetooth in your rental car. For an added level of protection, we equip all our rental cars with airbags. Front-facing children’s seats are also available upon request.

Are you looking for cheap rental cars at Wellington Airport that are safe, modern, and reliable? Our relocation specials provide excellent value for one-way trips, while frequent business travellers will benefit from great savings by joining the Omega Business Club. With your Wellington car rental, we guarantee there are no hidden charges – the price listed is what you’ll pay.


Wellington Airport Car Hire FAQs


Where do I collect my Wellington Airport rental car?

To collect your Wellington hire car, give us a ring on 0800 667 722 once you’ve collected your bags. We’ll send a friendly Omega agent to collect you in our free shuttle bus and bring you to the Wellington Airport car hire depot to collect your car rental.


Where do I return my Wellington Airport rental car?

Drop off your Omega hire car at Wellington Airport’s depot, and one of our friendly staff members will drive you to the terminal.


How much does it cost to hire a car at Wellington Airport?

Keep an eye on our Hot Daily Deals for the latest special prices for airport car hire. You can save more money per day the longer you hire a car at Wellington Airport.

Holiday periods can result in high demand for our car rentals in Wellington Airport. We recommend booking in advance to secure the vehicle you want.


What is the most popular rental car at Wellington Airport?

The Premium Budget and Premium Elite vehicles are very popular in Wellington.  The Mazda Demio, Toyota Vitz and Toyota Corolla options are all really easy to park and nimble enough to navigate Wellington's one way system and sometimes narrow steep slopes, yet still very comfortable for a longer journey out to the Hutt Valley or over to the Wairarapa.


How can I find car rentals near me at Wellington Airport?

Omega has two accessible locations for car rental: at 5A Tauhinu Road, Wellington Airport, and at 77 Hutt Road in the Wellington city centre.


How much does an intermediate car rental cost at Wellington Airport?

Browse our range of late-model rental cars at Wellington Airport to find the best vehicle to suit your trip and preferred budget. Select your rental car, enter your pick-up and drop-off locations and rental dates to receive an instant quote.


What is the closest petrol station to Wellington Airport?

You’ll find a petrol station conveniently close on the corner of Miramar Avenue and Tauhinu Road, just a one-minute drive from Omega’s car rental at Wellington International Airport.


Where are the best places to park at Wellington Airport?

Wellington Airport provides visitors with 10 minutes of free parking for pick-ups and drop-offs, while reasonably priced parking rates for long-term, uncovered, covered, secured and other parking options can be found on the Wellington Airport website.

Ready to explore Wellington with us? Book with Omega today for great service, affordable deals and a seamless rental journey from start to finish.