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Wellington Car Rental

Telephone / Freephone

+64 4 472 8465 or 0800 66 77 22

Address

77 Hutt Road, Pipitea, Wellington, New Zealand

Operating Hours

0730hrs - 1700hrs, Mon - Sun. Shuttle available 0900hrs - 1600hrs.

Discover the best of NZ's capital city with a Wellington car rental from Omega. You can find us in the city centre near the Wellington Central Train Station, directly opposite the Inter-Islander Cook Strait Ferry Terminal.

We offer a free shuttle service daily between 9 am and 4 pm for all our Omega Wellington car hire customers from the ferry or your inner-city hotel. Just give us a call on +64 4 472 8465 the day before your Wellington rental car collection date, and we'll drive over in a shuttle to collect you. We'll bring you to the Omega depot where your rental car will be ready and waiting.

We keep our rental cars fleet well maintained, with all vehicles passing a 40+ point safety check before you drive off the lot. Omega's vehicles are unbranded and include 24hr AA Roadservice and unlimited kilometres, so you can enjoy peace of mind and focus on the adventure ahead of you.

 

Wellington Car Hire Locations

We're easy to find, with our city-centre location just 10 minutes from the Wellington Central Train Station at 77 Hutt Road, Pipitea, Wellington. You can also choose to book your rental for collection at our Wellington Airport location at 5 Tauhinu Road, Miramar.

All bookings for our rental cars in Wellington come with complimentary shuttle service. For car hire collection at our CBD depot, call us on +64 4 472 8465 the day before collection to organise your pick-up. To hire a car, browse our latest deals for Wellington and Wellington Airport online today or call +64 4 388 4337 to book.

Hiring a Car in Wellington

Our Wellington office address is 77 Hutt Road, Pipitea, and we're open seven days a week from 7.30 am to 5 pm. Our convenient central location means you can hire a car and be on the road exploring local attractions within minutes of arriving in town.

We offer a free shuttle service between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm. If you're staying in an inner-city hotel, arriving on the ferry or a cruise ship, give us a call on +64 4 472 8465 the day before your arrival to organise your shuttle.

For cruise ship passengers, our shuttle can collect you between the hours of 9am and 4pm.  On arrival please head to CentrePort Wellington, located adjacent to the SkyStadium car park entrance.  Make your way to the "Portacom Office" in front of Westpac Stadium car park entrance and give us a call on 0800 66 77 22 when you arrive, and we'll bring you to your current-model car rental in Wellington. We offer a GPS rental with all Wellington car rentals, as well as comprehensive free travel guides for your journey.

Shuttle from Inter-islander and Bluebridge
Our free shuttle service is available to transport passengers and luggage to and from the ferry terminal, within our operating hours.  Simply phone us on (04) 472 8465 to let us know which ferry you are on.

Shuttle from your Hotel - 24 hrs notice required - conditions apply
If you are staying at a hotel in the city centre (within a 3-4km radius south of our depot) we can arrange for one of our representatives to collect you and bring you to our depot to uplift your rental car.  Note that we cannot pick up from a private residence or Air BnB and this service is only available between 9am and 4pm.  We provide this service free of charge, but do require this to be arranged at least 24 hours in advance. Please phone (04) 472 8465 to make arrangements.  

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Things to do in Wellington

Staglands Wildlife Reserve

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

Southward Car Museum, Paraparaumu

Take a trip out to the Kapiti Coast and have a look inside Southward Car Museum, it's a treasure trove of automotive memorabilia. 

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Why Omega

Cheap Rental Cars in Wellington

We keep our fleet of car rentals in Wellington maintained to the highest standards. We offer a huge range of sedans, hatches, MPVs and SUVs. All current-model vehicles are equipped with airbags and Bluetooth, with children's safety seats available free of charge upon request.

You can save even more with our cheap rental cars in Wellington. For one-way trips, check out our unmatched relocation specials. Frequent business travellers can join our Omega Business Club to save even more money. With your Wellington car rental, we guarantee the price listed is exactly what you'll pay.

 

Wellington Car Hire FAQs

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

Benefit from our incredible rates and save money by adding extra days to your Wellington car rental. We recommend booking in advance during holiday periods, so you can secure the rental car that best suits your needs and budget.

What is the most popular rental car in Wellington?

The Mazda Demio/Toyota Vitz 'Premium Budget' car category is very popular in Wellington as it is easy to park and quite nimble when navigating Wellington's one way system and steep streets (which can often seem narrow when cars are parked along them).  For heading further afield our Premium Elite range of Toyota Corolla Hatch, Sedans and the 'Plus' GX model are a comfortable way to explore and still very easy to drive and park.

How can I find car rentals near me in Wellington?

Omega has two easily accessible locations. We offer car rentals in Wellingtoncity, as well as at our depot located 2kms from Wellington Airport.

How much does an intermediate car rental cost in Wellington?

When you book a car rental in Wellington with Omega, you're getting the best possible deal. We continually optimise our rates to remain competitive and to reflect seasonal availability. Also, check out our daily specials to snag unbeatable discounts on entertainment and hotels.

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

The more days you book your rental car in Wellington, the more money you save! Rent for longer and watch the daily rate drop and your savings add up.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Wellington?

Our Wellington car rental range includes late-model sedans that are perfect for exploring the city centre. Planning an off-road trip? Look at our family, premium or luxury SUVs. Need room for the in-laws? The whole family gets a seat in our 8-seat MPVs.

What's the speed limit in Wellington?

Most suburban shopping areas in Wellington have speed limits of 30km/hr or 50km/hr. Please pay attention to posted sign limits to ensure the safety of your family and other drivers on the road.

How are petrol prices in Wellington?

Prices for fuel (91) in Wellington currently range between NZ$2.31 to NZ$2.43 per litre.

Where are the best places to park in Wellington?

Wellington City Council offers "Pay by Space" parking in the CBD. This costs between NZD $2.5-4.5 per hour, between 8 am and 6 pm Saturday to Thursday and up to 8 pm on Fridays.

Where can I drive from Wellington?

If you love animals, head on an hour-long drive out to the Turakirae Scientific Reserve to witness stunning natural beauty and over 500 sunbathing New Zealand fur seals.

Hiking enthusiasts will find Wellington car hire very handy for reaching Paekakariki Escarpment Track – a 40-minute drive north. Here, you can tramp along part of the 10km one-way Te Araroa walkway. Park your car on the west coast at Beach Road, Paekakariki in the north, and hike down to Pukerua Bay shops in the south and catch a train back to your car.

If you're up for a longer drive and some amazing photo opportunities, a  2 ½ hour scenic journey north-east will lead you to Castle Point Lighthouse. Castle Point is one of New Zealand's last remaining beam lighthouses, overlooking one of New Zealand's most beautiful beaches.

Are you ready to see everything Wellington has to offer? Book a safe, affordable rental vehicle with Omega today.