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Car Hire at Palmerston North Airport

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

Compact
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 34.23 per day
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Intermediate
MG HS or comparable
MG HS
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 35.02 per day
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Full-size Elite
Ford Ranger or comparable
Ford Ranger
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 41.55 per day
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Standard
Ford Ranger or comparable
Ford Ranger
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 44.25 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Compact
Kia Stonic or comparable
Kia Stonic
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 34.74 / 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 02:02 on 2021-03-01.

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
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.8
  • Check-in desks 9.2
  • Facilities and services 7.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.0
  • Dining and car hire services 6.5
  • Lounge 5.9

Palmerston North Airport (PMR)

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

Top 15 Destinations around Palmerston North Airport

  1. 123.5 km / 76.7 miles away
  2. Car Hire at Wellington Airport starting at £ 8.18 per day
    128.4 km / 79.8 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Napier Airport starting at £ 35.68 per day
    145.2 km / 90.2 miles away
  4. Car Hire at New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 34.23 per day
    193.7 km / 120.4 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Blenheim Airport starting at £ 26.54 per day
    196.0 km / 121.8 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Nelson Airport starting at £ 16.04 per day
    227.6 km / 141.4 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Rotorua Airport starting at £ 36.92 per day
    256.4 km / 159.3 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Tauranga Airport starting at £ 36.92 per day
    302.2 km / 187.8 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Auckland Airport starting at £ 8.06 per day
    378.8 km / 235.4 miles away
  10. Car Hire Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 11.00 per day
    396.5 km / 246.4 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Christchurch Airport starting at £ 7.99 per day
    432.0 km / 268.4 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Whangarei Airport starting at £ 29.17 per day
    521.5 km / 324.0 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.72 per day
    759.6 km / 472.0 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Queenstown Airport starting at £ 10.99 per day
    765.0 km / 475.4 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Invercargill Airport starting at £ 28.11 per day
    895.2 km / 556.2 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Palmerston North 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 Palmerston North Airport
January
February
March
£ 57.17
April
£ 25.12
May
June
July
August
£ 31.20
September
£ 32.70
October
£ 60.37
November
£ 60.37
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Palmerston North Airport is May with prices starting at £ 25.12 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 60.37. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 27. 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 Palmerston North Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Palmerston North Airport keep them for an average of 8 days during in March, while those picking up their cars in September keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length at Palmerston North Airport
January
February
8
March
5
April
5
May
7
June
8
July
6
August
3
September
4
October
3
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Palmerston North Airport?

Though Palmerston North Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in May. December is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
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 Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Suzuki Swift 5 1 Medium cars
Europcar Holden Commodore 4 2 Large cars
Europcar Suzuki S-Cross 5 2 Large cars
Europcar Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Europcar Nissan Qashqai 5 3 SUVs
Europcar Ford Ranger 4 4 SUVs
Keddy Kia Stonic 4 2 SUVs
Keddy MG HS 4 4 SUVs
Thrifty Toyota Yaris 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Suzuki Vitara 5 2 SUVs

Top 4 Hire Companies at Palmerston North Airport in 2021

Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64062602320
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 34 - £ 44
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
6463570168
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:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
6463568565
Terminal Building Palmerston North 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:08:00-16:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
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