Car Rental Auckland Airport

RaD Car Hire at Auckland Airport

RaD is a locally-owned, trusted car hire company with an NZ-wide network. We pride ourselves on offering affordable car hire in Auckland with easy booking and friendly service. No matter your rental dates, vehicle type or budget, or whether you’re here for business or pleasure, we’ll help you find the perfect rental car.

Easy pick up location 4km from the International & Domestic Terminals

RaD’s Auckland car hire depot at the airport is one of 23 branches throughout New Zealand, including Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington Airport, and more. Our extensive network makes us one of the biggest car rental companies on the North Island and in the country.

At RaD, we’re keen to see you get out and discover the outstanding attractions and activities in Auckland and other exciting NZ destinations. Our drop-off and pick-up destination is conveniently located only a stone’s throw away from the international and domestic terminals. So whether you’re coming from NZ, Australia, or elsewhere, start your booking process to enjoy our unbeatable Auckland car rental rates on our new car options or our full range.

Our range of Auckland car rentals

If you’re looking for cheap rental cars in Auckland, we’ve got you covered. Browse our range of safe, late-model cars for rent from Auckland Airport at the best deal possible. Choose from economy hatchbacks and sedans - a perfect hire car option for day trips. Renting a people mover or luxury SUV will ensure the whole family gets a comfortable seat. Take advantage of one of our amazing Auckland rental car deals now!

Auckland Airport price example "from $23 per day" is based on a 3-week booking period during non-peak days in 2024.

Our Auckland Airport rental collection process

Hiring a car is simple! Phone us on 0800 736 823 (press one, then one again after the prompt) from any public phone inside the airport. Or call us on your mobile on +64 9 275 2044.

Thanks to our convenient airport location, we offer a pick-up shuttle service between the Auckland International Airport and the Domestic terminal. Collecting your car is simple: our courtesy terminal shuttle can collect you from the arrivals area and take you straight to our depot for check-in. This service is available from 8.05 am – 4.30 pm Monday to Sunday, with an after-hours service available any day of the week by prior arrangement. Charges will apply for this service.

Are you flying into the Auckland domestic or international terminal and looking for a short-term, long-term or one-way car hire? Make your booking online or call our friendly team at 09 275 2044. We’re confident we will meet all your Auckland hire car needs.

Our branch address - directions on how to find us:

3 Kingsford Smith Place (off Richard Pearse Dr)
Auckland Airport

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+64 9 275 2044

Auckland Airport Car Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Things to do near Auckland Airport

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand, boasting a remarkable landscape blessed with abundant natural beauty. Volcanic mountains, sea, thermal springs and fertile farmland punctuate the cityscape. With a car rental in Auckland City, rugged West Coast beaches, internationally acclaimed vineyards, and the mesmerising emerald isles of the Hauraki Gulf are just a stone’s throw away.

Visitors have some spectacular nearby locations to explore in their RaD rental car. Drive to the Villa Maria Estate for a world-class lunch while tasting award-winning wine. Afterwards, drive another 10 minutes north to the Kiwi Esplanade at Mangere Bridge and marvel at the stunning views of the Manukau Harbour.

Head west to reach the scenic Waitakere Ranges, stopping to experience the rugged landscape of Piha Beach. Following the State Highway North will give you magnificent views of Hibiscus Beach. Point the steering wheel south to the beautiful Pohutukawa Coast and have a picnic in Omana Regional Park.

Or, if you’d rather hit a round or two, JK’s World of Golf is a 24-hour driving range just 5 minutes from the airport. Be sure to check out Auckland's world-class mountain biking trails for some outdoor thrills. For something further afield, take the ferry crossing and visit the stunning Waiheke Island to access bush walks, ziplining and great restaurants. Looking for a snow adventure? Visitors can rent snow chains and ski racks for their RaD car rentals from Auckland City en route to the various North and South Island Ski fields around New Zealand.

If you’re flying into Auckland, you should prepare for the time of your lives. RaD Car Hire Auckland Airport has created a helpful New Zealand packing guide and listed a number of must-do local activities for you to experience during your stay.

Why Choose RaD Car Hire Auckland Airport?

When you book a rental car in Auckland, NZ, with RaD, you’ll tap into our 30+ years experience in the industry. We offer many services to our growing list of satisfied customers that separate us from the rest.

  • Large fleet of late model vehicles and new hire car options
  • Unlimited kilometres on all car rentals
  • Competitive vehicle hire rates – budgets to suit all customers
  • Car hire includes GST and Insurance
  • Additional car rental insurance available for stress-free travelling
  • Outstanding on-road support and assistance
  • Baby and booster seats available
  • Free additional drivers as required
  • Unrivalled knowledge of Auckland and surrounding areas
  • Auckland Airport Domestic and International terminals covered

Phone RaD Car Rental at Auckland Airport, NZ now on 09 275 2044 or book online. Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, we look forward to assisting you with your car hire requirements for your next road trip in New Zealand.

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