Welcome to RaD Car Hire Nelson & Marlborough Car, SUV, Ute, MPV, Minibus & Van Rentals
Located in the heart of the wine-growing Marlborough region is the sunny town of Blenheim. Boasting a sophisticated yet laid-back atmosphere, this bustling town is an ideal spot to sample the region’s rich heritage.
Explore Marlborough with a RaD Rental Car Today
If you’re travelling to Blenheim for business or pleasure and need to rent a car, RaD has you covered. We are a local, trusted car hire company with an extensive network across the North Island and South Island of New Zealand. Hire a rental car at Blenheim Airport to enjoy affordable rates, friendly service, and hassle-free booking. We cater to your rental dates, vehicle type, and budget.
Pick-Up Service Available
You can pick up the keys to your hire car at Blenheim Airport and drive away - no queues, no waiting. Simply notify us of your arrival time when booking online, or email us at [email protected]. Alternatively, give us a call toll-free on New Zealand phone, 0800 736823, during business hours.
Our Range of Rental Cars
RaD’s car rentals in Blenheim are all under two years of age, immaculately presented, and smoke-free. In addition, our fleet features all the modern inclusions, such as Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple Car Play.
We aim to make all our customers’ Blenheim hire car experience as quick and hassle-free as possible. Our great range of new Blenheim rental cars offers a comprehensive choice with excellent value for money. Browse our fleet of fuel-efficient economy hatchbacks, luxury SUVs, 12-seat minibuses, and cargo vans; we have a vehicle for rent to suit your budget and travel needs. Carry extra equipment with a 4WD double-cab ute with a tow bar and bike rack. Take a look at our availability for late-model Blenheim car rentals online now. Our rates include GST, unlimited kilometres, and full standard insurance.
Our Blenheim Airport Car Rental Location
Car Rental Blenheim Airport Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Blenheim Airport car hire cost?
How much does an intermediate car rental cost in Blenheim?
In addition to providing excellent service, we aim to provide competitive pricing on our late-model rental cars at the Marlborough Airport, Blenheim. Our intermediate vehicles comprise Honda and Hyundai SUVs. If you require extra space, our 8-seat people movers and 12-seat minivans guarantee comfort for all passengers. Book your car or van hire in Blenheim with RaD, and you’ll receive a vehicle at a fair and affordable price with no booking fees.
How much does it cost to rent a car long-term for a month in Blenheim?
Whether you’re visiting the South Island of New Zealand for an unforgettable holiday or business purposes, we have precisely what you need to maximise your experience. Extend the hire dates of your Blenheim Airport car rental to benefit from even more budget-friendly rates. Our booking process is easy. Simply visit our booking page to view available Blenheim Airport rental cars. Select the one that suits your needs, and you'll receive a competitive price on vehicle hire at Blenheim Airport.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in Blenheim?
To secure car rentals in New Zealand, drivers must be over 18 years old and show a full NZ, overseas or international driver’s licence printed in English. Conditions apply to drivers under 25 - contact us for more information.
How far is Blenheim Airport from the town centre?
Once you’ve picked up your vehicle from outside the arrivals hall, the town centre is a ten-minute drive in your rental car from the Blenheim Airport, along State Highway 6.
How busy is Blenheim Airport?
Blenheim Airport is a small regional airport featuring terminal facilities such as a meeting room and cafe. Air New Zealand and Sounds Air are the only two operators flying in and out, with a handful of domestic flights daily.
How do I get to Nelson from Blenheim?
Travelling from Blenheim to Nelson in your rental car takes approximately 1.45 hours, covering a distance of around 120 kilometres along State Highway 6 (SH6).
Things to Do in Blenheim
Blenheim serves as a gateway to some of the most breathtaking New Zealand landscapes. Rent a car with RaD to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Marlborough Sounds. Wind your way past Picton to discover the must-see attractions of the Sounds, including Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru and Pelorus Sounds.
Savour the Flavours of Blenheim
Blenheim has a diverse array of restaurants, cafes, artisan food outlets, and award-winning eateries to suit every taste and budget. The Marlborough Farmers' Market offers a selection of fresh, seasonal delights for visitors with a penchant for local produce and culinary treasures.
The Marlborough region in New Zealand is known for cultivating numerous award-winning grape varieties, such as chardonnay, pinot gris and sauvignon blanc. You’ll find wineries located within driving distance of the Blenheim Airport. So, jump in your Blenheim Airport car rental and sample some world-class vino.
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is just a five-minute drive from the city centre in your RaD rental car. The museum holds a rare collection of WW1 and WW2 aircraft. Creative display techniques offer eye-opening insights into the history of the planes, as well as the engineers and pilots who contributed to the world we live in today.
Wither Hills Farm Park
The Wither Hills Farm Park is just a 10-minute drive from the town centre in your RaD car rental. Explore a working farm featuring over 60 kilometres of walking tracks and mountain bike trails. Bring your bike or take a stroll and enjoy the fresh air and stunning scenery of the Richmond Ranges, Wairau Valley, and Blenheim.
Pollard Park is conveniently located within easy walking distance from Seymour Square via a marked path. The park includes 25 hectares of wooded parkland, a meandering stream, and a golf course. Visited by many national and international visitors each year, the famous Upton Oaks Garden, honoured as a garden of national significance, has graced the pages of numerous books, magazines, and television screens.