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Car Rental at Palmerston North Airport

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Palmerston North Airport, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Compact
Holden Trax or similar
Holden Trax
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$24.90 / per day
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Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
$31.42 / per day
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Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$25.12 / per day
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Standard
Suzuki Vitara or similar
Suzuki Vitara
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$25.71 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Full-size
Toyota Highlander or similar
Toyota Highlander
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
$54.47 / per day
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Minivan
Toyota Hiace or similar
Toyota Hiace
  • 12x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
$71.75 / per day
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Compact
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$25.02 / per day
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Intermediate
Nissan Qashqai or similar
Nissan Qashqai
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$31.48 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:03 on 2020-07-06. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Country code
64
Average car rental length
6 days
Economy car rental price
$28.48 / per day
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
10.0

Airport info

Rating
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.8
  • Departure and check-in 9.2
  • Terminal facilities 7.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.5
  • Lounge 5.9

Palmerston North Airport (PMR)

  • IATA: PMR
  • ICAO: NZPM
  • Name: Palmerston North Airport (PMR)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 55,960
  • Passengers (per year): 515,727
  • Distance from City: 2.5 miles / 4 km N of town

Top 18 Locations near Palmerston North Airport

  1. 123.5 km / 76.7 miles away
  2. 126.9 km / 78.9 miles away
  3. 128.4 km / 79.8 miles away
  4. Car Rental at Napier Airport from $27.12 per day
    145.2 km / 90.2 miles away
  5. 193.7 km / 120.4 miles away
  6. 196.0 km / 121.8 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Nelson Airport from $15.58 per day
    227.6 km / 141.4 miles away
  8. 256.4 km / 159.3 miles away
  9. 302.2 km / 187.8 miles away
  10. 378.8 km / 235.4 miles away
  11. 396.5 km / 246.4 miles away
  12. 431.3 km / 268.0 miles away
  13. 432.0 km / 268.4 miles away
  14. 521.5 km / 324.0 miles away
  15. 759.6 km / 472.0 miles away
  16. 765.0 km / 475.4 miles away
  17. 895.2 km / 556.2 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Palmerston North Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North Airport
January
February
March
$74.58
April
$32.77
May
June
July
August
$40.70
September
$42.66
October
$78.77
November
$78.77
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Palmerston North Airport is May when prices for an Economy class start from $32.77. You can see that this is 44% cheaper than the yearly average and 58% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $78.77 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 Palmerston North Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in March the average rental period is 8 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average Rental Length
January
February
8
March
5
April
5
May
7
June
8
July
6
August
3
September
4
October
3
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Palmerston North Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Palmerston North Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in December.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
January
February
154%
March
133%
April
239%
May
125%
June
173%
July
169%
August
3%
September
2%
October
1%
November
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Europcar Holden Commodore 4 2 Large cars
Thrifty Toyota Yaris 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Suzuki Swift 5 1 Medium cars
Europcar Holden Trax 5 2 SUVs

Our Customers Reviews

Canada
Toyota Corolla
March 6, 2020
Renting a car made our getting around the city easy for our visit for 10 days. We were going to rely on Uber but needed the convenience of our own wheels.

Top 4 Suppliers at Palmerston North Airport in 2020

Europcar
Excellent 8.8
+64062602320
TERMINAL BUILDING
$25 - $36
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-12:00
Sun:12:00-17:00
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+64062602320
TERMINAL BUILDING
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
6463570168
Terminal Building
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-12:30
Sun:12:00-17:30
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
6463568565
Terminal Building Palmerston North Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-12:30
Sun:12:00-17:30

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