Compare Rental Cars for Napier Airport (NPE) From Top Brands on VIPCars
Planning to pick your car rental at Napier Airport aka Hawke’s Bay Airport (NPE)? Choose to rent a car with VIP Cars, compare deals from top suppliers and get access to competitive all-inclusive prices with added benefits like collision damage waiver, theft waiver, and unlimited mileage. We offer great car hire solutions for Napier Airport to our customers so that they can conveniently plan their travel in New Zealand, without any hassles.
With us, you can reserve your rental car within minutes; fill in the search form given on our website, compare deals by using filters and book by paying through our secure payment methods. Alternatively, you can also download our car rental app for quick reservation, or you can contact our booking support team via email, live chat or phone.
Car Rental Companies at Napier Airport (NPE)
VIP Cars have a huge network of partner car rental companies that offer a great variety when it comes to car categories, inclusions, add-ons, and prices. The following suppliers are our associates at Napier Airport:
- Thrifty Rental Car
These listed suppliers have their desks within the airport terminal and the rental car parks are located to the left of the terminal, on the northern end.
Places Where You Can Return Your NPE Car Rental
With us, you can pick-up your rental car at Napier Airport and drop it off in Auckland. And, not just Auckland, our suppliers offer convenient one-way car rental drop-off locations all over NZ – Christchurch, Napier, Queenstown, Wellington or Picton, you can return your Napier airport car rental almost anywhere in NZ’ South & North Island. Some of the major one-way rental drop-off locations are listed below:
For the full breadth of the locations that we cover in NZ, use our search form’s “Different Drop-off location?” section. Take a note that for one-way car rentals, suppliers charge a small per day fee.
Napier Airport - Overview
Napier is served by Hawke’s Bay Airport. It is a domestic airport which provides scheduled flights to Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, and Blenheim through Air Napier, Air New Zealand, and Sunair which are the key airlines that run flights to and from this place.
The airport is a commercial one which is located in Westshore - a suburb in Napier, and, though its official name is Hawke's Bay airport and it is sometimes also known as Napier Airport.
|Address:||Main N Rd, Hawke's Bay Airport, Napier 4110, New Zealand|
Terminal Facilities Available at Napier Airport
Main & Secure Car Parking
The airport offers the main car parking area and a secure area; unlike the Main Park, the secure park is locked after the last flight. Parking is not permitted in drop-off & pick-up area located in front of the terminal entrance.
Baggage & Luggage
Airlines like Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, and Sounds Air have counters for self-check in and baggage.
There is a café known as Kete Kai inside the premises where you can enjoy meals and beverages with a beautiful view of planes landing and taking off at a distance.
Meeting & Conference Rooms
For business travelers, meeting and conference room facilities are easily available.
A Bit about Hawke’s Bay
Situated on NZ’s North Island’s East Coast, Hawke’s Bay is the country’s driest region. It is most noted for its:
The region’s warm climate is responsible for the fact that it produces the World’s finest wines like Merlot and Syrah. It is NZ’s 2nd largest wine region which has been providing world-class wines since 1851.
- Visit Church Road Winery where one can see the evolution of winemaking in the last 100 years through its documentation.
- Visit Mission Estate Winery which is New Zealand’s oldest winery; it provides wine-tasting and historic tours which are free at the cellar. It also has a restaurant.
When half the Napier was destroyed in the 1930 earthquake, the city was rebuilt in 2 years in the Art Deco Style architecture. It is considered the center of Art deco in the whole NZ.
- Napier has the highest concentration of the art deco architecture in the whole World.
- Join the Hawke’s Bay Express tour and have a great time experiencing the art deco era in the train which has been built like an old steam engine.
But, there is more to it than just wine and art-deco tags! Here are a few more highlights which makes Hawke’s Bay a must-not-miss place in NZ. Unique and sweet!
- Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market
This place is the reason behind the regions’ gourmet food – for which Hawke’s Bay is so famous for!
- Maori Culture
Drenched in Maori history, Hawke’s Bay has various places – Te Mata Peak, Te Urewera, and Lake Waikaremoana – where you can experience the Maori culture up close & intimate.
Napier Airport Car Rental FAQs
Are there any age restrictions?
Yes, some of our car rental suppliers don’t allow the renters to rent cars for Napier Airport if they are under 25 years of age despite the fact that the minimum age to drive a car in NZ is 18 years. However, there are car rental companies which allow the drivers to rent cars who are 21 years and above, but a young driver surcharge is collected from them, and the car categories that they can rent is also restricted to economy, mini, and standard cars.
And though, it is not that common, some companies also apply maximum rental age requirements, so read the rental T&Cs properly before renting.
What types of cars are available for renting at Napier Airport?
VIPCars offers a great range of car rentals for Napier Airport. From economical compact cars to luxurious SUVs or people movers, with us, you can rent the car which suits your budget and space needs to the hilt. However, note that with us you can only reserve a particular car type, and though we try to provide you the same model that you booked, it is not always possible because it depends on the availability on the supplier’s end.
Can I rent a car at Napier Airport even if I am not deplaning?
Since the airport terminals are accessible to passengers only, mostly rental companies allow only the deplaning passengers to rent cars at the airport. And even if they allow, they permit it with a few restrictions. Hence, have a word with our booking team for more information and in case you can’t rent at the airport, it would be better to rent a car at the city location in Napier or Hawke’s Bay.
Will there be any limitations on the covered kilometers?
Most of the car rental deals for Napier Airport come with unlimited mileage, but if you are local, there might be mileage restrictions. Read the vehicle T&Cs for more information.