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Car Rental Dunedin Airport

Experience our award-winning car rental service. We’ll take care of the important things so you can GO enjoy every moment of your journey.

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Dunedin Airport car rental

Branch landline
+64 3 550 0771
Branch email

Pick-up & Drop-off
24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.
Office open hours
08:00 - 17:00, 7 days a week.
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GO Rentals - Dunedin Airport

Terminal Building, Dunedin Airport, Dunedin 9073

Reasons to GO with us

  • New Zealand Tourism Awards winners. Visitor Experience
  • Most Satisfied Customers Award. Canstar Blue 2018, 2020 & 2022
  • Huge choice of great rental cars to choose from
  • Highly recommended on major review sites
  • Competitive car hire rates
  • Convenient airport locations
  • The car you book is the car you drive
  • 24hr AA Roadside Assistance
  • Unlimited kilometres
  • FREE GO Play discount card for 650+ activities
  • FREE Basic car rental insurance
  • SAVE 6c per litre of fuel nationwide
  • FREE maps and guides
  • NO hidden costs
  • After hours support
  • Local knowledge

GO all across NZ

We have seven car rental branches spread evenly throughout New Zealand, in the major destinations of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson, Queenstown, and Dunedin so that you’re never far from a GO rental car.

Ridiculously simple pick-up & drop-off of our rental cars

Our rental car branch in Dunedin is nice and easy to spot, find us in the main terminal. Just look for the big pink sign and pop over and see us. Pick-up made easy so you can enjoy the journey.

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Hiring a car in Dunedin

GO Rentals’ Dunedin Airport car rental branch is located right in the airport terminal building, making it quick and easy for our customers to pick up and get on the road. As soon as you land, or head out to the airport, our team will be on hand to check you in and get you heading off on your New Zealand adventure. We’re super-excited to welcome visitors from Australia and the rest of the world back to New Zealand and we look forward to welcoming you, along with our loyal Kiwi customers, to our Dunedin car hire branch.

As the largest independent Kiwi car rental company, GO prides itself on providing a quality car hire service and rental cars at reasonable prices. We have a great choice, the best rental cars and the best value. If you are looking for a rental car with a difference, make sure you check out the all-new Tesla Model 3 – the latest addition to the GO fleet available for rental in Dunedin. Couple all of this with our award-winning team for customer experience and we hope to bring an exciting new car rental experience to Dunedin.

Dunedin is a fantastic city to start your South Island adventure and is a city full of surprises. From New Zealand’s only castle and beautiful gardens, to the stunning coastline with its wonderful wildlife - Dunedin is one of New Zealand’s hidden gems. While it may get a little chilly down here in the winter months, Dunedin enjoys some balmy summer’s days and is a pretty awesome place to visit on a sunny day when the gardens and wildlife are in full bloom. If you’re looking for inspiration on holiday destinations from Dunedin, we’ve got you covered. Make sure you check out our top 5 destinations from Dunedin and get inspired for your New Zealand road trip.

Outstanding on-road support

Change of plans? We've got you covered. From fuel discounts, and travel hints and tip to 24/7 roadside assistance - we're a call away.

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Award-Winning Customer Service in Dunedin Airport

Thanks to our amazing customers, GO Rentals was awarded the prestigious Canstar Blue Award for Most Satisfied Customers in the Hire Car category in 2018, 2020 & 2022. That means when you hire a car from GO Rentals in Dunedin, you’re getting a world-class customer service experience thanks to our amazing team of passionate staff.

Dunedin is a city just waiting to be experienced – something we know a thing or two about here at GO. In 2018, we were awarded a New Zealand Tourism Award, winning in the ServiceIQ Visitor Experience Category. This award recognises GO Rentals as an organisation that is driving value through an outstanding visitor experience and we’re delighted to be bringing this to Dunedin.

Frequently asked questions

Is the Dunedin branch located inside the airport terminal?
Our Dunedin branch is conveniently located inside the airport terminal, meaning you can step off the plane and walk straight to our GO Rentals counter to pick up your vehicle.

What are Dunedin branch hours and what is the after-hours process?
Our branch hours at the Dunedin branch are:
8am - 5pm Monday to Sunday
If you need to pick up or drop off your vehicle outside these hours, there is an after-hours service which will allow you to do so! Once you’ve confirmed your booking, we’ll email you instructions on how to pick up and drop off your car outside of our branch hours.

Where can I find special deals on car rental in Dunedin?
Looking for rental car deals in Dunedin? Make sure you have a look at our deals page. It’s home to our latest discounts and offers and can help you save on your next hire. Downloading our app is another great way of having everything you need at your fingertips. For the latest car rental deals straight to your inbox, make sure you sign up for our newsletter and never miss a deal!

Do you offer one-way car hires from Dunedin Airport?
We sure do. We can arrange one-way car hires to and from all our locations including Dunedin Airport. There are a couple things you’ll have to consider - we do have minimum hire periods in place, and one-way hires are dependent on the time of year and your direction of travel. On occasion, we will make allowances if we need vehicles in other branches. Make sure you keep an eye on our rental car relocation deals for all the latest rental car relocation deals.

How far is it from Dunedin Airport to downtown Dunedin?
If you are planning on staying in and around Dunedin for a few days after you land at Dunedin Airport, getting into the city is a breeze. It’s just a short drive which should take 25-30 minutes depending on traffic. Thanks to our self-service check in stations, we’re committed to getting you on the road as quickly as we can - checking in via the app can also help to speed up your pick up time. If you are planning on heading further afield and exploring the South Island, we provide you with handy maps in your rental car or you can always speak to one of our friendly team who will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Renting a car at Dunedin Airport

If you have flown into Dunedin or you’re staying in the city centre and you are looking to pick up a rental car on the day, simply look for the big pink sign when you enter the terminal building and come and have a chat with one of our awesome team members who will get you checked-in and on your way. With great deals on car hire from Dunedin Airport, you can visit the website or download our app using the free Wi-Fi at the airport whilst you wait for your bags. Book your rental car through the website, the app or give us a call and we can find the perfect hire car for your trip, at a great price. We can help get your Dunedin adventure GOing.

Tech makes things easy. If you’ve already booked your Dunedin car rental in advance, make sure you download our handy app before you set off. You can use the app to manage your booking as well as using it to find a wide range of discounts on activities in Dunedin, the Otago Peninsula and beyond through our GO Play programme.

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