Car Rental Wellington|Te Whanganui-a-tara Airport with Thrifty

Our convenient Wellington Airport rental car location means you can pick up a Thrifty hire car and drive on to sample Wellington’s truly vibrant culture.  New Zealand’s Capital City Wellington is at the heart of creativity with world class cafés and restaurants.  Geographically compact as a city, the close hills and rugged coastline of our nation’s capital serve to enclose and enhance the local culture.

Hire a car with Thrifty for:

  • A wide range of hire cars, including small cars, small SUV’s and a range of AWD’s and vans
  • Quick easy access to Wellington City and to journey on to other North Island destinations
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local staff

Need help or want to extend your rental, please contact the branch directly on 04 388 9494.

The closest petrol station is
Z – located on Broadway

Returning a vehicle to our branch
Follow the signs for the rental car returns on Stewart Duff Drive.  When you get to the entrance barrier for the car park press the button on the machine and take a ticket.  Follow the signs to the rental car area, insert the ticket at the barrier arm.  The barrier will raise and let you enter the Rentals area.  Once you’re in the rental car park use any available Thrifty car park.  Lock the vehicle and return the keys to the Thrifty counter on the ground floor of the terminal building (located near the baggage claim area).

Returning a vehicle after hours?
Please use the drop box conveniently located at the counter.

Looking for some family fun in Wellington?  Check out our ideas here.

Our locations

Wellington City/Ferry | Te Whanganui-a-tara

Wellington City/Ferry | Te Whanganui-a-tara

Interislander Ferry Terminal 1 Aotea Quay, Pipitea, Wellington, 6011

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

Picton | Waitohi Ferry Wharf

Picton | Waitohi Ferry Wharf

Picton Interislander Ferry Terminal Picton, Picton, 7220

Bookings available via pre-arranged appointment only – please contact our reservation centre
Mon-Fri- 8:00 - 17:30