Car Rental at Nelson Airport

✓ No Hidden Costs ✓ 24/7 Support ✓ Free Cancellation
Nelson Airport, Nelson, New Zealand
Unable to find any location
Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30 - 65
  • 66
  • 67
  • 68
  • 69
  • 70
  • 71
  • 72
  • 73
  • 74
  • 75
  • 76
  • 77
  • 78
  • 79
  • 80+
500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$68.11 per day
Intermediate
Mitsubishi ASX or similar
Mitsubishi ASX
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$103.15 per day
Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$114.09 per day
Standard
Ford Ranger or similar
Ford Ranger
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$116.37 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Premium
Ford Everest or similar
Ford Everest
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$145.69 / per day
Intermediate
Hyundai Elantra or similar
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$71.31 / per day
Compact
Mitsubishi ASX or similar
Mitsubishi ASX
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$74.30 / per day
Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$77.69 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:00 on 2022-05-16. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Country code
64
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.5

Airport info

Rating
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 6.9
  • Departure and check-in 6.6
  • Terminal facilities 5.2
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.2
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.7
  • Lounge 5.4

Nelson Airport (NSN)

  • IATA: NSN
  • ICAO: NZNS
  • Name: Nelson Airport (NSN)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 865,203
  • Distance from City: 2.5 miles / 4 km WSW of town

Top 20 Locations near Nelson Airport

  1. 58.6 km / 36.4 miles away
  2. 130.6 km / 81.1 miles away
  3. 132.2 km / 82.2 miles away
  4. Car Rental Westport Airport from $108.25 per day
    145.5 km / 90.4 miles away
  5. Car Rental Whanganui Airport from $88.42 per day
    212.7 km / 132.1 miles away
  6. 228.8 km / 142.2 miles away
  7. 249.6 km / 155.1 miles away
  8. 267.2 km / 166.1 miles away
  9. Car Rental at Napier Airport from $43.83 per day
    370.1 km / 230.0 miles away
  10. Car Rental at Taupo Airport from $48.81 per day
    374.5 km / 232.7 miles away
  11. 442.5 km / 274.9 miles away
  12. 477.3 km / 296.6 miles away
  13. Car Rental Whakatane Airport from $62.18 per day
    490.7 km / 304.9 miles away
  14. 495.8 km / 308.1 miles away
  15. Car Rental Gisborne Airport from $59.54 per day
    500.2 km / 310.8 miles away
  16. 505.0 km / 313.8 miles away
  17. 505.6 km / 314.2 miles away
  18. 506.1 km / 314.5 miles away
  19. 506.8 km / 314.9 miles away
  20. 508.0 km / 315.6 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Nelson Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Nelson Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Nelson Airport
$55.47
January
$53.36
February
$51.24
March
$8.45
April
$41.21
May
$33.81
June
July
$29.58
August
$28.53
September
$52.83
October
$46.22
November
$38.04
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Nelson Airport is April when prices for an Economy class start from $8.45. You can see that this is 79% cheaper than the yearly average and 85% cheaper than renting a car in January (when rental prices start at $55.47 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Nelson Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in September the average rental period is 10 days, while in April, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length
8
January
7
February
7
March
6
April
6
May
7
June
7
July
8
August
10
September
7
October
9
November
9
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Nelson Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Nelson Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
182%
January
122%
February
86%
March
60%
April
74%
May
46%
June
70%
July
81%
August
79%
September
122%
October
130%
November
149%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
RightCars Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
RightCars Nissan Tiida 4 2 Medium cars
RightCars Nissan Tiida 4 3 Medium cars
RightCars Honda Stepwgn 4 1 Vans
RightCars Toyota Passo 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Kia Cerato 4 2 Large cars
RightCars Nissan Sylphy 5 2 Large cars
RightCars Toyota Hiace 4 3 Vans
RightCars Nissan Wingroad 4 2 Station wagons
RightCars Nissan Pulsar 4 2 Station wagons

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

New Zealand
Kia Sorento
February 28, 2022
Abel Tasman is stunning
New Zealand
Mazda Premacy
January 5, 2022
Charleston underworld caving
New Zealand
Toyota Corolla
May 12, 2021
Ships Cove north of Haast not to be missed!
New Zealand
Mitsubishi Eclipse
May 12, 2021
We enjoyed the ride in our Mitsibishi Eclispe. Value for money.
New Zealand
Nissan Tiida
July 30, 2020
I love Takaka!
Australia
Mazda Demio
November 9, 2019
You'll probably need a car to get around the top of the South Island.

Top 8 Suppliers at Nelson Airport in 2022

Europcar
Exceptional 9.1 / 9 reviews
+64032655201
Nelson Airport, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
$109 - $149
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:30
Tue:08:00-16:30
Wed:08:00-16:30
Thu:08:00-16:30
Fri:08:00-16:30
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:08:00-16:30
RightCars
Excellent 8.7 / 41 reviews
+6432880097
32 Quarantine Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011
Keddy
Excellent 8.5
+64032655201
TERMINAL BUILDING
$102 - $146
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:30
Tue:08:00-16:30
Wed:08:00-16:30
Thu:08:00-16:30
Fri:08:00-16:30
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:08:00-16:30
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
035479586
Domestic Terminal
$68 - $78
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:07:30-18:00
Sun:09:00-20:00
Hertz
Excellent 8.5 / 1 reviews
+64035472299
Trent Drive, Nelson
$112 - $191
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:30
Tue:07:30-20:30
Wed:07:30-20:30
Thu:07:30-20:30
Fri:07:30-20:30
Sat:07:30-14:00
Sun:09:30-20:30
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
+6435475563
Annesbrook
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3
035472727
Terminal Building
$114 - $114
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:07:30-18:00
Sun:09:00-20:00
Firefly
Firefly
Excellent 8.1
035472299
Trent Drive
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:30
Tue:07:30-20:30
Wed:07:30-20:30
Thu:07:30-20:30
Fri:07:30-20:30
Sat:07:30-14:00
Sun:09:30-20:30
Download App
Book and manage your booking on the go
We use cookies to improve your experience. By accepting you agree with our cookie policy.
Please select a pick-up location and dates