Car Rental in Nelson Airport

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Nelson Airport (NSN)

Address: Terminal Building, (South Island), Nelson, 7011, New Zealand
Phone: (64) 03-547-2727
Hours of Operation: Sun 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM; Mon - Fri 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM; Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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Nelson Airport Car Hire

If you're looking for car hire at Nelson Airport, has the best cars at the the best prices. With vehicles ranging from small city solutions to larger family-friendly vehicles, we have something for every car hire budget. When you use a Nelson Airport car hire service, exploring the areas nearby is a dream.

How much does it cost to hire a car at Nelson Airport?

As one of New Zealand's most popular places to fly into, car hire costs at Nelson Airport vary. One way to save money is through making your car hire booking in advance. At Avis, we're here to help you maximise your budget while finding the perfect vehicle for you.

Driving tips around Nelson Airport

Like elsewhere in New Zealand, while driving around Nelson Airport, remember that you must drive on the left side of the road. The 8km drive from Nelson Airport to Nelson itself lasts just 13 minutes and is fairly straightforward. If you choose to drive in the nearby mountainous areas, remain mindful of the diverse terrain. Roads can suddenly become narrow, so slow down and watch out for hidden vehicles.

Things to do around Nelson Airport

Would you like to learn more about classic cars? By driving less than 2km from Nelson Airport, you can reach the World of Wearable Art and Classic Cars Museum. With an abundance of veteran and vintage cars on display, you can learn more about automobiles there than anywhere else.

Alternatively, pay a visit to Broadgreen Historic House, which is just over 1km away from Nelson Airport. With year-round displays that illustrate how the first European settlers lived when they reached New Zealand's shores, it's an excellent introduction to the country's history.

To find the perfect Nelson Airport car rental, take a look at the range available at Enter your details in the search form above and find a deal for you.