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Geographically compact as a city, the close hills and rugged coastline of our nation's capital serves to enclose and enhance the vibrancy and art within the local culture.
Following a short journey from the airport to the city centre, visit the national museum Te Papa, or stop in at one of the multitude of cafes (it's believed that Wellington has more cafes per capita than New York). After a flat white and a muffin, stroll around the waterfront or stop by one of the many galleries or independent cinemas. Further afield, the coastline offers a range of water-sports, while travel to the north takes you along the Kapiti coastline – home to rich marine reserves.
In recent times this city has gone from strength to strength. Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2011 placed it fourth in its Top 10 Cities to Visit, calling it the "coolest little capital in the world".
This city is also occasionally known as Wellywood. Some see the name choice as ironic – the local film industry is renowned for its originality. It's irrespective – when the world's biggest directors and producers want to shoot films and produce award-winning special effects, they come here. Who knows, like Peter Jackson and James Cameron, perhaps you'll fall in love with the region and make it your home in the future?
In the meantime, book online and visit our Wellington airport office to drive off in the perfect rental car for touring. From a compact car for one or two to a stylish luxury van, we have what you need to visit the various Hobbits and Avatars of the region.
Thrifty also has conveniently located branches at 197 Wakefield Street in Wellington City and at the Interislander Ferry Terminal.
Ready to book your Wellington car rental?
Be it business or pleasure and you need a car, trust Thrifty to provide the best value, convenience and service at our Wellington Airport car rental location. Get a quote and book online or phone our reservations team on 0800 73 70 70 to find out more about our rates, available vehicles and any current specials.