Car Hire at Nelson Airport

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Nelson Airport, Nelson, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
£ 16.10 per day
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 76.43 per day
Intermediate
Mitsubishi ASX or comparable
Mitsubishi ASX
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 83.71 per day
Full-size
Toyota Camry or comparable
Toyota Camry
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 92.19 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Standard
Ford Ranger or comparable
Ford Ranger
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 94.43 / per day
Premium
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado or comparable
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 162.76 / per day
Compact
Nissan Tiida or comparable
Nissan Tiida
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
£ 19.43 / per day
Compact
Nissan Tiida or comparable
Nissan Tiida
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
£ 20.54 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 14:42 on 2022-05-23.

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 13 Destinations around Nelson Airport

  1. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 25.34 per day
    130.6 km / 81.1 miles away
  2. Wellington Airport starting at £ 19.71 per day
    132.2 km / 82.2 miles away
  3. Westport Airport starting at £ 87.47 per day
    145.5 km / 90.4 miles away
  4. Whanganui Airport starting at £ 71.45 per day
    212.7 km / 132.1 miles away
  5. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 39.45 per day
    267.2 km / 166.1 miles away
  6. Taupo Airport starting at £ 44.67 per day
    374.5 km / 232.7 miles away
  7. Whakatane Airport starting at £ 50.24 per day
    490.7 km / 304.9 miles away
  8. Gisborne Airport starting at £ 48.11 per day
    500.2 km / 310.8 miles away
  9. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 31.11 per day
    505.0 km / 313.8 miles away
  10. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 12.91 per day
    505.6 km / 314.2 miles away
  11. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 66.62 per day
    506.1 km / 314.5 miles away
  12. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 44.68 per day
    506.8 km / 314.9 miles away
  13. Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 44.68 per day
    508.0 km / 315.6 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
£ 44.63
January
£ 42.93
February
£ 41.23
March
£ 6.80
April
£ 33.16
May
£ 27.20
June
July
£ 23.80
August
£ 22.95
September
£ 42.51
October
£ 37.19
November
£ 30.61
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Nelson Airport is April with prices starting at £ 6.80 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 £ 44.63. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 29. 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 Tiida 4 2 Medium cars
RightCars Nissan Tiida 4 3 Medium cars
RightCars Honda Stepwgn 4 1 People Carriers
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 People Carriers
RightCars Nissan Wingroad 4 2 Station wagons
RightCars Nissan Pulsar 4 2 Station wagons

Top 8 Hire Companies at Nelson Airport in 2022

Europcar
Europcar
Remarkable 9.1 / 9 reviews
+64032655201
Nelson Airport, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
£ 88 - £ 121
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
RightCars
Outstanding 8.7 / 41 reviews
+6432880097
32 Quarantine Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011
£ 16 - £ 21
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5
+64032655201
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 83 - £ 118
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
Outstanding 8.5
035479586
Domestic Terminal
£ 76 - £ 84
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
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5 / 1 reviews
+64035472299
Trent Drive, Nelson
£ 148 - £ 203
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
Outstanding 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
Outstanding 8.3
035472727
Terminal Building
£ 92 - £ 92
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
Outstanding 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
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