Car Rental at Palmerston North Airport

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Palmerston North Airport, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Palmerston North Airport
Compact SUV
Mitsubishi ASX or similar
Mitsubishi ASX
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Cross Country Rentals
$61.91 per day
Palmerston North Airport
Intermediate SUV
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$62.23 per day
Palmerston North Airport
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$78.35 per day
Palmerston North Airport
Standard SUV
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
$82.68 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Palmerston North Airport
Premium Extended Cab Pickup
Mitsubishi Triton or similar
Mitsubishi Triton
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
$91.48 per day
Palmerston North Airport
Full-size SUV
Kia Sorento or similar
Kia Sorento
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • Auto.
Keddy
$93.88 per day
Palmerston North Airport
Intermediate
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$63.99 per day
Palmerston North Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$65.36 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 05:56 on 2024-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Samoan
Currency
NZD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+64
Average car rental price
$75 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.8 / 10
Average gas price
$1.69 per liter or $6.41 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$1.61 per liter or $6.08 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.78 per liter or $6.75 per gallon

Airport info

Rating
8.5
  • Getting to the airport 8.7
  • Check-in and departures 9.5
  • Terminal facilities 8.5
  • Wi-Fi 7.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 8.2
  • Lounge 8.2

Palmerston North Airport (PMR)

  • IATA: PMR
  • ICAO: NZPM
  • Name: Palmerston North Airport (PMR)
  • Distance from city: 2.5 miles / 4 km

Top 20 locations near Palmerston North Airport

  1. 125.9 km / 78.2 miles away
  2. 129.4 km / 80.4 miles away
  3. 130.9 km / 81.3 miles away
  4. 143.3 km / 89 miles away
  5. 190.8 km / 118.6 miles away
  6. 228.8 km / 142.2 miles away
  7. 253.3 km / 157.4 miles away
  8. 299 km / 185.8 miles away
  9. 375.4 km / 233.3 miles away
  10. 381.1 km / 236.8 miles away
  11. 384.6 km / 239 miles away
  12. 384.8 km / 239.1 miles away
  13. 385.8 km / 239.7 miles away
  14. 392.9 km / 244.1 miles away
  15. 393.1 km / 244.3 miles away
  16. 397.5 km / 247 miles away
  17. 401.3 km / 249.4 miles away
  18. 433.8 km / 269.6 miles away
  19. 434.4 km / 269.9 miles away
  20. 518.1 km / 321.9 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest at Palmerston North Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Palmerston North Airport varies by season. The table and graph below can help you find the best time of year to save on a rental car.
Average rental costs per day at Palmerston North Airport
$86.04
January
$82.13
February
$65.60
March
$74.22
April
$72.50
May
$77.57
June
$48.68
July
$102.59
August
$110.24
September
$62.04
October
$68.32
November
$62.01
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Palmerston North Airport is July — when rental costs average $48.68 per day. This is 36% cheaper than the yearly average and 56% cheaper than renting a car in September (when prices average $110.24 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Palmerston North Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in August the average rental period is 11 days, while in September, the average rental period is only 2 days.
Average number of rental days at Palmerston North Airport
8
January
4
February
5
March
5
April
7
May
3
June
6
July
11
August
2
September
8
October
10
November
7
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Palmerston North Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Palmerston North Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car in May, while they are least likely to rent in in March.
Monthly searches at Palmerston North Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
120%
January
96%
February
24%
March
24%
April
216%
May
24%
June
48%
July
144%
August
120%
September
96%
October
96%
November
192%
December

Car rental information

Popular suppliers Ezi Car Rental, Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Moto
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars, Large cars
Lowest price $62 per day
Cheapest supplier Cross Country Rentals

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Suzuki Swift 4 1 Medium cars
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs
Europcar Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
Moto Toyota Yaris Cross 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs
Europcar Kia Cerato 4 2 Large cars
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Yaris Cross 4 2 Small cars

Our customers' reviews

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

Australia
Hyundai i30
January 3, 2023
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United States of America (USA)
Hyundai i30
November 10, 2022
Great food and the scenery was wonderful. A never to forget vacation.
Taiwan
Hyundai i30
July 21, 2022
New Zealand is spectacular even when it rains
New Zealand
Toyota Yaris
June 16, 2020
Very little has changed
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.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Hertz
8.9 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Keddy
7.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
5
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
$74.98
Lowest daily price
$61.91
Total cars available
44

Top 10 suppliers at Palmerston North Airport in 2024

Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.9 / 20 reviews
+64063570921
Palmerston North Airport, Airport Drive, Milson, Palmerston North 4442
$68 - $163
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
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Europcar
Very good 8.8 / 15 reviews
+64062602320
Palmerston North Airport, Milson, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
$62 - $93
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
Ezi Car Rental
Ezi Car Rental
Very good 8.6 / 4 reviews
+640800545000 / +6433592721
Airport Drive, Milson, Palmerston North 0293
$91 - $147
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Cross Country Rentals
Cross Country Rentals
Very good 8.5
+64800777994
Airport Drive, Milson, Palmerston North
$62 - $68
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-16:59
Sun:08:00-16:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.4 / 4 reviews
+640800737070
Airport Drive, Milson, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2
6463568565
Terminal Building
$64 - $68
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
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Very good 8
+64062602320
Terminal Building, Palmerston North Airport, 4442 Palmerston North
$67 - $94
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
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8
6463570168
Terminal Building
$65 - $85
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
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
063570921
Airport Drive Milson
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
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.6 / 4 reviews
+64062602320
TERMINAL BUILDING
$78 - $94
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
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