Car Rental Dunedin | Ōtepoti Airport with Thrifty

Planning an Otago getaway? Our car hire service at Dunedin Airport is an easy location to start your trip visiting Dunedin or further afield into the stunning and diverse Otago scenery.

Hire a car from Thrifty Dunedin Airport for:

  • A wide range of hire cars, including small cars, small SUV’s and a range of AWD’s and passenger vans
  • Access to Dunedin city or journey on to other destinations throughout Otago and Southland
  • Handy optional extras such as child seats
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local staff.

Need help or want to extend your rental, please contact the branch directly on 03 486 2537.

The closest petrol station is
G.A.S. (Gasoline Alley Services) corner of Centre / Miller Roads, Momona
Operates after-hours card pay terminal (Eftpos, Credit Card & BP Card)

Returning a vehicle to our branch
On entering the airport, drive past the public car park and continue past the terminal, follow the signs to the Rental Cars car park. Park in a designated Thrifty Car Park, lock you car and return the keys to the Thrifty counter in the terminal.

Returning a car after hours?
Leave the keys in the drop box at the counter if unattended.

What to do: Dunedin and Otago

Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, our branch at Dunedin Airport is convenient for collection and drop off.  The second largest city in the South Island, Dunedin is famous for its heritage architecture and rugged natural beauty.  Some must do activities include a drive along the stunning Otago Peninsula, a trip back in time at Lanarch Castle or Olveston Historic Home, a visit to the Speights Brewery and lunch along the boardwalk at St Clair beach.

Dunedin is the ideal starting point for exploring much of the lower south island, from the Moeraki down to the Catlins.

Our Depots

Dunedin City | Ōtepoti

Dunedin City | Ōtepoti

121 Crawford Street Dunedin City, Dunedin, 9016

Bookings available via pre-arranged appointment only – please contact our reservation centre

Queenstown | Tāhuna Airport

Queenstown | Tāhuna Airport

Queenstown Airport Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown, 9300

Tues - Fri: 08:00 - 20:45
Sat - Mon: 08:00 - 16:30