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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 excellent hidden bars, incredible coffee on every street corner and award-winning restaurants. The windy city of Wellington on the North Island is one of New Zealand’s most popular tourist destinations.

The best way to discover Wellington CBD and the surrounding highlights is to rent a car from Omega and get driving! Drivers who get behind the wheel of our rental cars can experience ‘the coolest little capital in the world’ to its fullest. 

Renting a car in Wellington gives you the freedom to explore New Zealand’s capital city when you collect an Omega Wellington International Airport car rental. See hot daily car rental deals and rent a car online today - we’ll have your car ready and waiting to pick up when you land at the airport.

With Omega Wellington Airport rental cars, you’ll also be conveniently close to fantastic local gardens, Zealandia Ecosanctuary, movie sets, Te Papa National Museum, and more.

Join 400,000 satisfied customers and rent a car from Omega Rental Cars. Rest assured that when you choose car rental at Wellington Airport, you’ll be fully insured by a trusted car rental company offering the cheapest vehicle insurance waiver rates available in New Zealand. Book online now!


Hiring a Car at Wellington Airport

Omega Rental Cars’ airport location is at 5 Tauhinu Road, Miramar – just a short drive from the Wellington International Airport. We’re open seven days a week from 8 am to 5 pm.

Rent a car from our convenient location, and you’ll also receive a free pick-up service to and from Wellington International Airport. Once you’ve left the baggage claim area, please phone us on New Zealand phone (toll-free) 0800 66 77 22, and one of our representatives will pick you up and deliver you to your late-model Wellington Airport car rental.


Picking up Your Wellington Airport Rental Car

Collecting rental cars at Wellington International Airport is easy. Our complimentary shuttle bus takes you directly from the terminal building to our depot, where your rental car will be ready and waiting.

We can arrange a complimentary shuttle service from selected hotels nearby Wellington Airport (subject to vehicle availability). An Omega representative will collect you and bring you to our depot to pick up your car rental at Wellington Airport. Please contact reservations on (04) 388 4337 to learn more about our pick-up service policies and to organise before collecting your rental car.

Rent a car at Wellington International Airport and enjoy a free shuttle service from these selected hotels:

  • Airport Motor Lodge
  • Airport Motel
  • Brentwood Hotel and
  • 747 Motel

After Hours Collection

Want to rent a car but are arriving after hours? In that case, please contact us at least one day before you arrive to arrange the collection of your rental car at Wellington International Airport. Please phone us on (04) 388 4337 and leave us your arrival details, and we will email you a contract to sign. Upon exiting the car park with your Omega car rental, you will need to pay a parking fee of up to $45.

Dropping Off Your Rental Car

Returning vehicles to Omega Rental Cars at Wellington International Airport is just as easy as the collection process. Simply return your car rental to our depot, and we’ll shuttle you straight over to the Wellington airport terminal for you to catch your flight home.

Please note that returning vehicles outside office hours will incur a parking fee of NZ $45. For more information on how to rent a car, please get in touch with us.

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Why Omega

Why Omega?

Our Range of Cheap Rental Cars at Wellington Airport

Are you looking for a cheap car rental that’s safe and reliable? Rent a car from Omega, and you’ll be renting from one of the largest and most trusted independent car rental companies in New Zealand. Our fleet of rental cars includes economy hatches, intermediate or larger sedans, MPVs and SUVs. Get tunes pumping for your epic road trip using Bluetooth in your car rental. For an added level of protection, we equip all our rental cars with airbags. Front-facing children’s seats are also available upon request.

For added security, our rental cars are not branded, which means that whether you rent a car for business or pleasure, your hire car will not easily be identified as a rental. In addition, all our rental cars undergo a full valet service and a rigorous 40-point safety check before leaving the depot. 

Save even more on rental cars at our Wellington International Airport location with our special deals and low daily rates. For a one-way journey or a multi-island hire, check out our unmatched relocation specials. Frequent business travellers to the North or South Island of New Zealand looking to rent a car can join our Omega Business Club. We guarantee full transparency of costs and fees the car rental price listed is the price 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 retrieved your bags. We’ll send a friendly Omega agent to collect you in our free shuttle bus and bring you to the Wellington car rental depot to uplift your car.


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 vehicle rentals. 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. Head to our booking page for an instant quote, or contact our friendly staff for a more accurate rental estimate.


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. You’ll travel in complete comfort whether you’re taking a short drive to Wellington Harbour, Houghton Bay and Breaker Bay. Or, if you decide to continue your journey out to the Hutt Valley or to Wairarapa, which you can reach in just a few hours.


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 pick-up and drop-off locations and desired rental time to receive an instant quote. Once you book your car hire at Wellington Airport, we’ll immediately send you a reservation confirmation.


What is the closest petrol station to Wellington Airport?

You’ll find a Z 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, en route to the city centre.


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 International Airport website.

Ready to explore Wellington with us? Book with Omega today for great service, a straightforward booking process, and a seamless experience from start to finish.