Car Hire Auckland Airport (AKL)

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Cheap Car Rental Auckland International Airport (AKL)

Most Booked Deal: 24-hour Car Rental
Under 25 Car Rental: Available
Popular Rental Car Types: Economy & Luxury Car Rentals

Book a cheap car rental at Auckland International Airport (AKL) through VIP Cars and make substantial savings. We let you compare deals and prices from leading car rental companies with our user-friendly search engine. Save time and effort by cutting the need to browse multiple websites for checking rental cars and their tariffs for the best car hire at Auckland International Airport.

Making the most of our association with local and international car rental companies at Auckland Airport, we get you the best hire cars at the cheapest rates. Easily search and compare prices with us and book a car rental in just 3 easy steps. Our system will show you the deals that match your inputs with filters to narrow down your search. A car rental from Auckland Airport NZ will give you the freedom to forget about the city limits and explore every corner of the island at your own pace.

Car Hire Companies at Auckland International Airport (AKL)

We have tie-ups with trusted global and local companies in New Zealand that offer a range of rental cars for Auckland AKL Airport. Whether you are visiting for vacations or business trips, these suppliers offer a variety of rental deals to suit your individual commuting requirements. Here is the list of suppliers that offer cheap car rental deals for Auckland Airport:

  • Ace Rental CarsAce Rental Cars
  • AlamoAlamo
  • AutoUnionAutoUnion
  • Bargain RentalsBargain Rentals
  • EnterpriseEnterprise
  • EuropcarEuropcar
  • FlexWaysFlexWays
  • GO RentalsGO Rentals
  • Hertz Car RentalHertz Car Rental
  • SixtSixt
  • ThriftyThrifty

Rental Desks at AKL Airport

There are two separate terminals (Domestic and International) and a range of car rental companies to choose from at Auckland Airport. A complimentary terminal transfer bus service operates every 10 minutes between the Terminals. Below we have mentioned detailed information on how to find the desks of your supplier in each terminal:

International Terminal: The kiosks of leading car rental suppliers are located on the right-hand side of the public arrivals entrance of the Terminal.

Domestic Terminal: The car rental counters of popular suppliers can be found on the ground floor in the multi-level car park, which is directly opposite the Terminal pick-up and drop-off area.

Off-Airport Car Rental Companies

For suppliers such as Yesaway, Yes Rentals, Snap, Mode Rentals, Rental Cars 247, Sixt, Go Rentals, Auto Union, Ezu Car Rental, Alamo, Enterprise, RaD Car Hire, National, FlexWays, Carwiz that operate from off-site branches a complimentary shuttle service is provided to and from the Auckland Domestic and International Airport Terminals when collecting or returning your rental car. Shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the International Terminal and outside door 4 at the Domestic Terminal.

Popular Rental Car Categories Available at Auckland Intl Airport

Following are the popular car types that you can hire at the Auckland Airport (AKL) for the cheapest prices:

  •  Mini

    Owing to their compact size 'Mini’ cars are the smallest types of cars suitable for three or four people for very short trips.

  •  Economy Car Rental

    Great choice for solo travelers, economy cars are an affordable option owing to their fuel economy.

  •  Compact Car Rentals

    Compared to other options compact cars provide a cost-effective choice for people seeking a usable and economical vehicle.

  •  Full-size

    Full-size cars are four-door sedans that comfortably seat 5 passengers with luggage.

  •  Van/Minivan Rentals

    Ideal for group travel our van/minivan rental fleet offers seating for up to 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, and 15 passengers.

  •  SUV Rentals

    Equipped with extra storage capacity and better ground clearance SUVs are the perfect choice for road trips with family.

  •  Luxury Car Rental Auckland Airport

    A premium/luxury car with high-end features and better performance capabilities will surely make your trip

  •  Convertible Cars

    Owing to their performance and the trendy feature of retractable roofs this car category is perfect for coastal drives.

Car Rental Deal Types Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is a hub for visitors, some on vacation, some on business, and some traveling locally for one reason or the other. Depending on their stay in Auckland and the dates when they need the rental vehicle, suppliers classify the deals into a number of categories.

For instance, if you need a car for 24 hours, they call it a one-day car rental. If you need a car for a weekend or a week, it is termed a short-term rental, and last-minute rental for those who want to rent cars on short notice. You can also reserve a rental car for a month or longer with a long-term deal. For the ones who want to drop their car at a different location, our suppliers also provide one-way car rental deals at Auckland Airport. You can drive your rental car from Auckland Airport to popular locations such as Wellington, Hamilton, and Tauranga.

  • Short-Term Car Rental (week, weekend, or 24-hour car rentals)

  • Long-Term Car Rental (monthly & multi-month rentals)

  • One-Way Car Rental

  • Last Minute Car Rental

Airport Overview

Airport Code: AKL
Address: Ray Emery Drive, Māngere, Auckland 2022, New Zealand

Being a major hub and a gateway to New Zealand, Auckland International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. The airport is situated near the suburb of Māngere, 21 km away from the Auckland city center. Catering to both international and domestic flights, this airport is a major civil aviation hub of New Zealand and is regarded as one of the best airports in the Australia-Pacific region. Well equipped with basic amenities, this NZ airport has two terminals; one for international flights, and the other caters to domestic arrivals/departures. An airport shuttle bus operates every 10 minutes for transfers between the Terminals.

Facilities at Auckland Airport

Auckland Intl Airport, which is one of the topmost airports in New Zealand, offers a range of facilities to its visitors which include duty-free shops, luggage trolleys, eateries, banking & other facilities such as:

  • Strata Lounge
  • Lost & Found
  • Luggage Storage
  • Long-Term Parking
  • Duty-Free Shops
  • Park and Ride
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Tourist Information Kiosks

Top Car Hire Tips for Auckland, NZ

  • While making a reservation note that the minimum duration for which you can rent a car from Auckland Intl Aiport is 24 hours/one day.
  • The best time to visit Auckland is from March to May and between September and November. Do not forget to select air-conditioning in the 'car specifications' filter if you plan to hire a car between December to March, a considerably warmer season.
  • The best way to avail cheap car rentals at Auckland International Airport is to compare car rental prices among multiple suppliers on our website and book well in advance of your trip.

Car Rental Return Locations Near Auckland Intl Airport

Booking a car rental at Auckland Airport does not imply that you have to drop the car at the airport itself, you are free to change the return location. In Auckland, other popular car rental locations are Auckland Downtown and Auckland HillCrest. You can go for a road trip and a one-way rental from Auckland to the following locations and many more. Nearby rental locations

  • Auckland Downtown
  • Auckland HillCrest
  • Wellington Airport
  • Rotorua Airport
  • Hamilton Airport
  • Auckland CBD/Downtown

Must Visit Places in Auckland, New Zealand

Get ready to experience the best of New Zealand's biggest urban area with a direct pick-up of your rental cars in Auckland Airport. Besides countless awe-inspiring sites, Auckland is home to various trendy bars, classic restaurants, and merchandise stores. In a nutshell, Auckland seamlessly blends luxury and adventure like no other place. For a city that offers so much in terms of sightseeing, hiring a car at Auckland Airport seems to be the most logical option. Using a rental car abundantly helps to move around North Island. Check out the list of Auckland's top attractions:

  • City Walks Z
  • The Sky Tower
  • Auckland Museum
  • Bounce and Beyond
  • Pakiri Beach Horse Rides
  • Auckland Botanic Gardens
  • Rangitoto Island
  • Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium

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Best Deals

Cheap Car Hire Deals in New Zealand

Economy USD 10.52 /day
Compact USD 12.99 /day
Van / Minivan USD 17.32 /day
Luxury USD 21.65 /day

Car Rental Locations Near Auckland Airport