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Car Rental Wellington Airport

Car rental in Wellington made easy so you can enjoy the journey.


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Hiring a car in Wellington

GO Rentals’ Wellington Airport car rental branch is only minutes from the airport terminal and just a short drive from Wellington City Centre. Getting to our branch is easy. Just let us know when you’ve arrived and we’ll come get you.

Drop-off is just as easy as pick-up. Simply drop-off, tap out, and you’re free to GO. If you’re catching the ferry across to the South Island, we can offer a discounted taxi fare to help you get GOing.

Our Wellington Airport car hire branch is located outside the airport terminal so we save on costs. This means we can pass those savings onto you. Booking with GO is the easiest way to rent the car you want. As the largest independent Kiwi car rental company, we have a great choice or rental cars and the best value. GO love every moment and don’t worry – we're with you every step of the way.

If you have a great love for art, food and kiwi culture, Wellington City is perfect for you. The best way to discover our ‘windy city’ is to rent a car and drive. Behind the wheel of your GO Rentals car, you will be able to experience Wellington to its fullest and you won't want to leave! Whether you need car hire for a weekend away, or a family vacation you’ve been planning for the last year or so, GO will take care of your entire car rental needs and we promise to be with you every step of your journey.

Award-Winning Customer Service in Wellington

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. When you rent a car in Wellington from GO, you’re renting from a company that genuinely cares about your trip. Our award-winning team will take care of you all the way – from booking to drop-off, leaving you with nothing to worry about other than having an amazing trip.

Wellington is one of the coolest little capital cities, it’s full of wonderful experiences – something we know a thing or two about that here at GO. In 2018 we were proud to be awarded a New Zealand Tourism Award, winning in the ServiceIQ Visitor Experience category. This award recognised GO Rentals as an organisation that is driving value through an outstanding visitor experience – something we wouldn’t be able to do without our amazing team in Wellington!

Renting a car at Wellington Airport

If you’ve flown into Wellington Airport and you’re looking to pick up a rental car on the day, then make sure you look beyond the airport kiosks. Our Wellington Airport car rental branch is located just a short 3 minute drive from the terminal (free pick-up available). With great deals on car hire from Wellington Airport, you can visit the website or download our app using the free Wi-Fi at the airport whilst you wait for your bags. Then it’s easy to find us. Just let us know you’ve arrived and we’ll come get you! Book your rental car through the website or app or give us a call and we will give you our best price on the perfect hire car to get you GOing on your Wellington adventure.

Tech makes things easy. If you have already booked your Wellington car rental, 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 Wellington and beyond through our GO Play programme.

Planning a trip to Wellington

Here at GO, we go beyond car rentals and can help you plan your trip. Get the holiday feeling and check out our awesome City Guide to Wellington. it features heaps of great tips on where to stay, where to eat out and what to do whilst you’re in the capital.

Reasons to GO with us

  • New Zealand Tourism Awards winners – Visitor Experience
  • Most Satisfied Customers Award – Canstar Blue 2018 & 2020
  • 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 200+ activities
  • FREE Basic car rental insurance
  • SAVE 6c per litre of fuel nationwide
  • FREE maps and guides
  • NO hidden costs
  • After hours support