Car Hire at Tauranga Airport with Thrifty

Get your Bay of Plenty experience off to a great start by picking up a rental from the friendly team at Thrifty Tauranga Airport. We’ve got 2 great locations, at Tauranga Airport or close by at 121 Hewletts Road.

Hire a car through Thrifty Tauranga Airport for:

  • A wide range of hire cars including small cars, small SUV’s and a range of AWD’s, vans and utes.
  • Quick easy access to Tauranga city, Mount Maunganui and the surrounding Bay of Plenty
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local staff

Need help or want to extend your rental, please contact the branch directly on 07 572 3836.

Please note: For bookings after 5pm this office is only staffed for pre-booked confirmed reservations off flights only

The closest petrol station is
Z – Hewletts Road, Mt Maunganui

Returning a vehicle to our branch
If you are returning to the airport, park the car in the Rental Car Park and place keys in the slot inside the terminal at our counter.

Our locations

Tauranga City

Tauranga City

121 Hewletts Road, Mt Maunganui, Tauranga, 3116

Mon-Sun - 8am - 5pm, open for pre-booked rentals only.

Rotorua Airport

Rotorua Airport

837 Te Ngae Road Rotorua Airport, Rotorua, 3074

Mon-Sun - 8am - 5.30pm, open for pre-booked rentals only.

Taupo Airport

Taupo Airport

1105 Anzac Memorial Drive Wharewaka, Taupo, 3378

Bookings available via pre-arranged appointment only – please contact our reservation centre
Mon-Sun: 8:00 - 17:00