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Car Hire at Nelson Airport

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Nelson Airport, Nelson, New Zealand
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Toyota Passo or comparable
Toyota Passo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
£ 16.04 per day
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Compact
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 26.54 per day
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Intermediate
MG HS or comparable
MG HS
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 28.17 per day
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Full-size
Toyota Highlander or comparable
Toyota Highlander
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 52.90 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Minivan
Toyota Hiace or comparable
Toyota Hiace
  • 12x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
£ 33.60 / per day
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Full-size Elite
Ford Ranger or comparable
Ford Ranger
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 36.35 / per day
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Minivan
Toyota Hiace or comparable
Toyota Hiace
  • 12x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 67.76 / per day
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Economy
Toyota Passo or comparable
Toyota Passo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
£ 16.34 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 14:15 on 2021-04-17.

Travel Information

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

Airport information

Score
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 6.9
  • Check-in desks 6.6
  • Facilities and services 5.2
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.2
  • Dining and car hire 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 the city centre: 2.5 miles / 4 km WSW of town

Top 15 Destinations around Nelson Airport

  1. Car Hire at Blenheim Airport starting at £ 26.54 per day
    58.6 km / 36.4 miles away
  2. 130.6 km / 81.1 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Wellington Airport starting at £ 8.18 per day
    132.2 km / 82.2 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Palmerston North Airport starting at £ 34.23 per day
    228.8 km / 142.2 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Christchurch Airport starting at £ 7.99 per day
    249.6 km / 155.1 miles away
  6. Car Hire at New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 34.23 per day
    267.2 km / 166.1 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Napier Airport starting at £ 35.68 per day
    370.1 km / 230.0 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Rotorua Airport starting at £ 36.92 per day
    442.5 km / 274.9 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Tauranga Airport starting at £ 36.92 per day
    477.3 km / 296.6 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Auckland Airport starting at £ 8.06 per day
    495.8 km / 308.1 miles away
  11. Car Hire Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 11.00 per day
    511.7 km / 317.9 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Queenstown Airport starting at £ 10.99 per day
    550.8 km / 342.2 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.72 per day
    568.9 km / 353.5 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Whangarei Airport starting at £ 29.17 per day
    623.1 km / 387.2 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Invercargill Airport starting at £ 28.11 per day
    691.2 km / 429.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Nelson Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Nelson Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Nelson Airport
£ 45.47
January
£ 43.74
February
£ 42.01
March
£ 6.93
April
£ 33.78
May
£ 27.72
June
July
£ 24.25
August
£ 23.39
September
£ 43.31
October
£ 37.89
November
£ 31.18
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Nelson Airport is April with prices starting at £ 6.93 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is January with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 45.47. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

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

Hirers picking up a car at Nelson Airport keep them for an average of 10 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in April keep them for an average of 6.
Average Hire Length at Nelson Airport
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 month sees the highest demand for car hire at Nelson Airport?

Though Nelson Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in January. June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
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 Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
RightCars Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
RightCars Nissan Wingroad 4 2 Station wagons
RightCars Toyota Passo 4 2 Small cars
RightCars Nissan Tiida 4 2 Medium cars
RightCars Nissan Tiida 4 3 Medium cars
Europcar Holden Equinox 5 3 SUVs
Keddy Kia Stonic 4 2 SUVs
RightCars Mazda Demio 4 2 Small cars
RightCars Toyota Hiace 4 3 People Carriers/Vans
Europcar Suzuki Swift 5 1 Medium cars

Top 5 Hire Companies at Nelson Airport in 2021

Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+64032655201
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 28 - £ 41
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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64032655201
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 27 - £ 39
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
Outstanding 8.5
035472727
Terminal Building
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:08:30-18:30
Sun:08:30-19:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
035479586
Domestic Terminal Nelson Airport
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:08:30-18:30
Sun:08:30-19:30
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8.4
+6432880097
32 Quarantine Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011
£ 16 - £ 34
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