Car Rental Auckland | Tāmaki-makau-rau Airport with Thrifty

Hire a car from Thrifty Auckland Airport for:

  • A wide range of hire cars, including small cars, small SUVs and a range of AWDs and passenger vans
  • Quick easy access to the Auckland central city and to journey on to other North Island destinations
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local staff
  • Award-winning service – our Thrifty Auckland Airport branch is the Rentalcars.com Customer Favourite Award Winner for 2021.

Picking up your rental at Auckland Airport

You’ll find a convenient car rental experience when you pick up your rental at our Auckland Airport branch. On arriving at the airport follow the signs to rental cars.

Need help or want to extend your rental vehicle, you can contact the branch directly on 09 256 8455.

Thrifty also have an Auckland Central City branch located on Khyber Pass Road, as well as our Auckland International Airport branch.

Returning a vehicle to our branch

The entrance to the rental car park is off Fred Ladd Way and is on the ground level. Park in one of the Thrifty allocated car parks and bring the keys into the Thrifty office (entrance is inside the car park).

Returning a car after hours? Please use the after hours Key Drop situated next to the office door.

The closest petrol station is:
Z – corner of George Bolt and Tom Pearce Drive

Auckland | Tāmaki-makau-rau – The city of sails

Auckland is a vibrant city well worth spending time in. Whether you are in town to shop, for concerts or to head out sailing on the harbour, New Zealand | Aotearoa’s largest city has so much to offer. Its also a great place to start a visit to Northland, the Bay of Plenty, or Waikato.

Our friendly local staff are here to make your car rental in Auckland easy and to get you on the road smoothly. With a range of smaller vehicles to get around the city and a number of AWDs and roomy vans we have the vehicle to meet your needs.

Once you’ve picked up your hire car, if you are staying in the city you’ll find our airport location a short journey from central Auckland. Or if you are moving on to other destinations in the region you’ll find it easy to get on the road with main roads heading to all major destinations easy to access.

Looking for things to do in Auckland?  We have listed the best free Auckland activities here. Or if you are keen to head out of the city, check out our Auckland Compass blog.

Popular vehicles from Thrifty Auckland Airport

CCAR

Compact Auto

CCAR

  • Automatic
  • 5 Passengers
  • 1 Large, 1 Small
  • Airconditioning
  • 5 Doors
CWAR

Compact SUV 2WD

CWAR

  • Automatic
  • 5 Passengers
  • 1 Large, 2 Small
  • Airconditioning
  • 5 Doors
ISAR

Intermediate SUV 2WD

ISAR

  • Automatic
  • 5 Passengers
  • 2 Large, 2 Small
  • Airconditioning
  • 5 Doors