Car Rental in Dunedin Airport

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Dunedin Airport (DUD)

Address: Terminal Building, Dunedin, 9073, New Zealand
Phone: (64) 3-486-2660
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.


Location Information

Discover Dunedin with Budget Rental Cars and experience the South Islands second-largest city. From the calm waters of the Otago Harbour to the rugged surf of St Clair Beach and surrounding provinces, Dunedin is a great place to explore with a Budget Rental Car.

Being a coastal city, Dunedin has many beaches nearby and most are within a few minutes’ drive from the city centre. They provide great playgrounds for families and are a quick escape for those looking for a scenic surrounding. The environment also hosts fascinating wildlife unique to New Zealand, including Little Blue Penguins (the world’s smallest penguin), New Zealand Fur Seal (Kekemo), New Zealand Sea Lion (Rapoka/Whakahao) and the very rare South Island Kaka.

Within the city are gardens, museums, libraries and a rich history in literature. Dunedin is a UNESCO designated city of literature, one of only a handful of cities in the world with this distinction. The city is also home to the Dunedin Public Art Gallery which has the oldest public art collection in New Zealand.

Conveniently located at the arrivals hall at Dunedin Airport, Budget Rent a Car offers a wide range of late model rental cars, 4WDs, and vans. Budget Dunedin Airport is open to meet all incoming flights, so you can count on Budget for all your Dunedin and Otago rental needs.

Budget car rentals include unlimited kilometres, free road maps, standard insurance, and the comfort of 24-hour Roadside Assistance. Optional extras such as GPS Navigation, Excess Reduction, and Child Safety Seats are available at time of booking or rental.

Keep an eye out for our latest car rental Special Offers and let Budget Rental Cars drive your dollar further.

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
COUNTER: Located in the front of the Air New Zealand counter.
CARS: Located to the right at the end of the terminal building.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: After-hours key drop available until 2230.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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