Comparison of Car Hire Deals in Whangarei Airport

Car rental insurance, excess and security deposits

We get how intimidating picking a hire car excess cover product can be. The charges that make up the price of hiring a vehicle are often very confusing, these can include:

  • The cost of hiring the vehicle
  • Any extras (e.g. child car seats & sat nav)
  • Insurance costs

Some of our favourite car rental places near Whangarei Airport

Information about Whangarei Airport airline routes

Flight Number
Whangarei Airport (WRE)
NZ 8251
Whangarei Airport (WRE)
Auckland International Airport (AKL)
NZ 8253
Whangarei Airport (WRE)
Auckland International Airport (AKL)
NZ 8255
Whangarei Airport (WRE)
Auckland International Airport (AKL)
NZ 8257
Whangarei Airport (WRE)
Auckland International Airport (AKL)
NZ 8261
Whangarei Airport (WRE)
Auckland International Airport (AKL)
NZ 8973

Frequently asked questions about car hire in Whangarei Airport New Zealand

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Whangarei Airport New Zealand are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.

For my car rental in New Zealand, how can I reduce the security deposit?

Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Whangarei Airport New Zealand. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters

Can I cancel my rental in Whangarei Airport New Zealand if I change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.

What's the cheapest fuel policy for car rental in Whangarei Airport New Zealand?

All of our rentals in Whangarei Airport New Zealand include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank of fuel and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car rental in New Zealand?

We work hard to ensure that the prices you see on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in New Zealand

Car rental deals at Whangarei Airport (WRE)

Ensure renting a car at Whangarei Airport (WRE) is a Stress Free experience with our quick and easy booking website

When at the car rental collection office you must have your driving licence, passport and a copy of your booking confirmation email. In most cases, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. Be sure to check the exact requirements of the hire collection before you leave

Sometimes the car rental collection desk location is a shuttle bus drive away from the airport, the shuttle bus is included within the price by the car hire company. Ensure that you review your confirmation email to understand where the bus will collect you from.

Be sure to figure out where the car rental drop off area in Whangarei Airport (WRE) is. The vehicle return area can sometimes be in a different area of the airport from where you have picked the car up. Everything you need to know will be attached to your confirmation email and also in the car hire company's T&Cs.

All car rental locations on our site are always within the Whangarei Airport (WRE) terminal or close by to the airport.

Your email confirmation will include the directions to the car hire collection location

Always remember to pick up your luggage before you go to the car hire pick up location. Quite often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside in the terminal , once you've passed passport control it will not be possible to return to the luggage belt

When your flight departure is delayed you should make sure the car rental company knows right away. Most car rental companies will endeavour to stay open longer than usual if they're informed that your flight will be arriving later than planned. To assist with late arrival we recommend always providing your flight number with your car hire booking.

If your pick up location is within the terminal at Whangarei Airport (WRE), it will usually be clearly signed within the airport when your through passport control.

See our Whangarei Airport nearby locations in a list

Making a car rental booking

We aim to be the best car rental website around so that you know when you rent through us you're getting the best value, service and price.

To begin your stress free booking process, simply head to our homepage and input your locations and dates then in just seconds we'll bring up some brilliant deals based on your information.

All of the deals on our website include all extra fees including anything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) local taxes, extras and senior driver fees.

When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need includes:

  1. Car hire & pickup location
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The drivers age

Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be simpler, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check the status of your booking including payments and prices.

Renting a car, let along booking a holiday, can be a stressful, costly, experience which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.

Things to remember when picking up your vehicle rental

You will have been provided with car rental pick up location details with the email confirmation. Spend some time to understand how to find the car rental pick up location before you leave

Be sure to double check the fuel type for the vehicle and check which side of the vehicle the fuel cap is on

All the rentals listed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. We recommend that you double check that the fuel tank is full prior to setting off. if you find that it isn't you must report this to the rental company immediately

Spending a little time to take photos and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the vehicle rental company when you return the vehicle

Beside the exterior, we also recommend documenting all damage to the inside of the car and informing the vehicle hire provider before driving away

If you've bought Essential excess cover on the web site or you've your own policy, you should still make time to inspect the car for damage. We advise taking photos on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If damage exists on the vehicle that isn't highlighted in your rental agreement you should inform the car hire company

If you've not already ,check the vehiclehire terms. There may be extra fees for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.

Hire car brands you can trust in Whangarei Airport New Zealand

Whangarei Airport

Handforth Street

On Airport

Opening hours
Monday: 09:00:00 to 20:00:00
Tuesday: 09:00:00 to 20:00:00
Wednesday: 09:00:00 to 20:00:00
Thursday: 09:00:00 to 20:00:00
Friday: 09:00:00 to 20:00:00
Saturday: 09:00:00 to 12:00:00
Saturday: 15:00:00 to 17:00:00
Sunday: 09:00:00 to 12:00:00
Sunday: 15:00:00 to 17:00:00

Kerikeri Airport

218 Wiroa Road

On Airport

Opening hours
Monday: 09:00:00 to 18:00:00
Tuesday: 09:00:00 to 18:00:00
Wednesday: 09:00:00 to 18:00:00
Thursday: 09:00:00 to 18:00:00
Friday: 09:00:00 to 18:00:00

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