Car rental at Nelson Airport

Driver's age: 26-65
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Top tips for renting a car at Nelson airport

  • Book your rental car at Nelson airport at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car at Nelson airport

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Nelson airport?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Nelson airport to off-airport locations include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, and Thrifty.

Nelson Airport car rental reviews and directory

Avis

10.0

Wonderful

3 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Nelson Airport

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Terminal Building

+64 3 547 2727

Monday07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday07:30 - 20:30
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Thursday07:30 - 20:30
Friday07:30 - 20:30
Saturday07:30 - 20:30
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10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2023

KAYAK
Staff very helpful changed car at depot no problem

1 out of 1

Hertz

10.0

Wonderful

2 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Nelson Airport

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Trent Drive

+64 3 547 2299

Monday07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday07:30 - 20:30
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Thursday07:30 - 20:30
Friday07:30 - 20:30
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2.0 Poor

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

15% surcharge for credit card. Rented twice. Paid cash last rental.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2023

KAYAK
everything was fine and well, great service 💯

1 out of 1

Europcar

9.2

Wonderful

5 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

9.6

One location in Nelson Airport

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Terminal Building

+64 3 265 5201

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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Great car. Friendly staff.

Cons:

Nothing

6.4 Okay

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff at pick up in nelson was not there at 8am when i had organised pickup. She arrived 8.25am and proceeded to tell me she was in the office the whole time which she wasnt as it has glass doors. She was belligerent and rude. Staff at chch was fantastic. Really kind and caring man. Fabulous.

Cons:

Yr nelson staff person was late. She was rude and unkind. I believe she would benefit from customer service training and some humility and owning about being late for work and not making excuses for this tardiness.

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2024

KAYAK
The easiest and friendliest car rental process ever! Booked online for Nelson Airport pickup and return Feb ‘24. Cheerful and helpful man at the desk. No surprises. Smooth process. But be aware that there is an extra surcharge for the airport ( ours was $45).

1 out of 1

Apex

8.0

Very good

1 review

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Nelson Airport

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4 Trent Drive, Tahunanui

+64 3547 6800

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8.0 Very good

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Everything was fine except that we couldn't alter the return time because we didn't book direct. This left us with a massive gap between dropping the car off and our flight. Next time I'll book direct to avoid this.

1 out of 1

Budget

8.0

Very good

7 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

9.0

One location in Nelson Airport

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Domestic Terminal

+64 3 547 9586

Monday07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday07:30 - 20:30
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Thursday07:30 - 20:30
Friday07:30 - 20:30
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10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff couldn’t have been friendlier or more helpful. Great employees who really want to help their customers

Cons:

Nothing

6.0 Okay

Sep 2023

KAYAK
I had a late pickup when it was dark and raining so I was unable to check the car properly. The next day I was shocked to see the number of scratches on the paintwork. I called the Nelson airport office and was told they could send through some photos from your files so I could verify that the scratches had already been noted. The email/link to photos did not reach me. I was also told that scratches are regarded as wear and tear but there was one significant long scratch that I was particularly concerned about. The next day I noticed a dent in the passenger door. I took a photo and I think I called again. Basically for the whole of the hire I had anxiety and uncertainty whether I would be charged the excess for repairs to the dent or the scratches, that I hadn’t seen when I picked the car up. I was unsure whether I would be held responsible even though I had taken care where I parked the car and certainly wasn’t aware of causing any of the scratches or dent myself. I won’t be picking up hire cars in the future when it is dark but I also think the check over of the car should have been done with one of your staff. The fact that Budget regards scratches and dents as general wear and tear is up to you but it doesn’t help your customers if they pick up cars late and during bad weather making it impossible to check over the car adequately. Apart from this, I was pleased with the car and pickup/drop off was very straightforward.

1 out of 1

Firefly

6.4

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

8.0

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Nelson

+64 3547 2299

Monday07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday07:30 - 20:30
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6.4 Okay

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was simple.The vehicle was fine.

Cons:

I booked it under your Webb site with the no excess option. But when we picked up the car, I had to sign the contract that had a $5500.00 x/s. I was not happy, and your staff said it was not there problem as it was insured with another company, not them, but as I told them it was booked thru the Firefly web site. The manager got involved but his answer was not our problem and said give me the keys back and get a rental from another company. The final insult was when I had to pay another $200.00 just in case I didn’t fill the car upon my return. I did fill the tank on my return. I am still waiting on the 200.00 to be refunded. Overall a very disappointing and stressful experience. Mary and Dennis Hunt.

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

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Rental Car Building Trent Dr

+64 9 870 3330

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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EZI

9.3

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

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Rental Car Kiosk, Terminal Building, Trent Drive

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Go Rentals

9.3

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

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Nelson Airport

+64 3 974 3700

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Dollar

9.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

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Trent Drive

+64 800 243 789

Monday07:30 - 20:30
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Thrifty

8.2

Very good

No reviews available

2 locations in Nelson Airport

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Nelson Ap

+64 3 547 5563

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
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Trent Drive

+64 800 737 070

Monday07:30 - 20:30
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Snap Rentals

8.2

Very good

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

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Trent Drive, Nelson Airport, Nelson , New Zealand

+64 9 275 2438

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keddy by Europcar

6.0

Okay

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

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Terminal Building - Meet & Greet

64 3 5738800

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Routes Car & Truck Rentals

2.0

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

Locations in Nelson Airport

Terminal Building, Nelson New Zealand

+64 3 265 5201

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Right Cars

5.2

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Nelson Airport

Locations in Nelson Airport

Nelson Airport

+64 3 288 0097

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 18:00
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Go Rental Car Hire

No score available yet

One location in Nelson Airport

Locations in Nelson Airport

Nelson Airport

+64 3 974 3700

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Moto Car Rental

No score available yet

One location in Nelson Airport

Locations in Nelson Airport

Rental Car Kiosk, Terminal Building Trent Drive, Nelson

+64 800 656 564

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National

No score available yet

One location in Nelson Airport

Locations in Nelson Airport

Rental Car Building Trent Dr

+64 9 870 3330

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Shouqi

No score available yet

One location in Nelson Airport

Locations in Nelson Airport

Terminal Building

+86 10 6064 1387

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19 travelers who rented a car in Nelson Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

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Most popular car type

Economy