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Gisborne Airport Now Open

Meeting or holiday? Thrifty's newest location at Gisborne Airport has groomed vehicles ready for rent!

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Thrifty New Zealand

We provide the best car hire in New Zealand. It's really that simple.

We take pride in offering quality, affordable car hire throughout New Zealand. Car rental is about more than A to B, and we'll ensure you enjoy the journey as much as the destination. Our 27 branches span the country – we're in every major New Zealand city, town and airport. Whether you're hiring a car at Auckland airport, Wellington airport, Picton ferry, Christchurch or Queenstown (and many other locations in between), we're ready to help.

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Business trip or weekend escape? AA Members can save up to 40% with Thrifty's unbeatable all-inclusive rates! No hidden costs. Travel smarter with Thrifty and the AA.

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Rent our Metro Car in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin or Blenheim for $69 per day including the airport fee, damage excess reduction insurance and 150km.

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