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Thrifty, Nelson Airport Car Rental

Thrifty 300+ ratings, 2 reviews

Nelson, Nelson Region, New Zealand

8.8 / 10 Very Good

Thrifty - Nelson Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location

Nelson Airport Nelson Airport Airport Desk

Telephone

03 547 5563 / 03 547 5563

Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Thrifty - Nelson Airport car rental location is in terminal

You can walk to the counter of Thrifty - Nelson Airport car rental.

This store is located inside the terminal.

Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

Follow the road into the terminal building. You will find the Thrifty car parks opposite the main entrance to the terminal building. Leave your car in a designated Thrifty carpark and lock the vehicle and return the keys to our counter in the terminal.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
08:00 -18:00
07:30 -22:00
07:30 -22:00
07:30 -22:00
07:30 -22:00
07:30 -22:00
07:30 -22:00

Deposit

Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards(pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

Pack up ^
1% of the rental car rate plus NZD 25030-60

Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: UnionPay, Visa, Master, DinersClub, AMEX

UnionPay Visa Master DinersClub AMEX

E-voucher

Yes. E-voucher is accepted. Show the digital voucher on your mobile instead of a print-out is good enough.

Driver Age Requirements

21 - 99 years old

Young Driver Fee applies at 21 - 24 years old with charge of NZD 17.5 per day approximately.

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 1-2 year(s).

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic License + IDP

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driver’s license with you.

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in New Zealand

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
Extras Prices
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
NZD 11.5/day
Infant car seat rental
Infant car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing under 20 lbs /9kg (birth to approx. 1-12 months)
NZD 51.75/day
capped at NZD 51.75
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
To be confirmed
capped at NZD 51.75
Child booster seat rental
Child booster seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 40-80 lbs /18-36 kg
To be confirmed
capped at USD 51.75

Cross Border

To be updated

Cross Islands

Free of Charge:

Towards any New Zealand islands, taking rental cars is allowed and free of charge.

Ferry Transportation: Not Allowed

Thrifty does not allow to bring the rental vehicle to ferry. You will drop off your car at one port and collect another after crossing to the other island. A minimum of 3 days consecutive rental required in each island (If the minimum length of rental requirement is not met, then the rental will be charged as two separate hires.).

Excess

Collision Damage Waiver Excess:

NZD 4000-5000

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

Full to Full

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks

Airports

Nearby Nelson Airport

Hotels

0.5 mi from Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco

0.8 mi from Greens Motel

0.9 mi from Pateke B&B

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Map view of Thrifty Store Location
coordinates: -41.299774 173.224969

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Guest Reviews

Total points: 8.8 / 10 Very Good

  • Vehicle condition: 10.0
  • Vehicle cleanliness: 10.0
  • Spaciousness: 8.0
  • Counter staff: 9.0
  • Pick-up location: 9.0
  • Drop-off location: 7.0
  • Pick-up time: 0-10 mins
  • Drop-off time: 0-10 mins
  • Anonymous

    Nelson

    10 /10 Excellent

    Reviewed: Friday, September 24, 2021

    The counter staff was really friendly and was here to welcome me as I booked a car outside of the opening hours.
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  • Anonymous

    Nelson

    7.7 /10 Good

    Reviewed: Friday, September 24, 2021

    予想以上に綺麗な車で驚きました。とても快適でした。
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