Car Rental in Hamilton Airport

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Hamilton Airport (HLZ)

Address: Terminal Building, Hamilton, 3282, New Zealand
Phone: (64) 7-838-3585
Hours of Operation: Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Holiday Hours:
GOOD FRIDAY   April  10  08:15AM - 08:30PM
EASTER MONDAY   April  13  08:15AM - 08:30PM
ANZAC DAY HOL   April  27  08:15AM - 08:30PM
QUEENS BIRTHDAY   June  1  08:15AM - 08:30PM
LABOUR DAY   October  26  08:15AM - 08:30PM
CHRISTMAS DAY   December  25  10:00AM - 08:30PM
BOXING DAY   December  26  08:15AM - 08:30PM

NEW YEARS HOLS   January  1 - January  2  08:15AM - 08:30PM


Location Information

Discover Hamilton with Budget Rent a Car and experience the best of the Waikato region. From the classic surf breaks of Raglan, to the glow worm caves at Waitomo, this is one of New Zealand’s most popular tourism areas.

The city of Hamilton is making a name for itself as a hub for business and creativity. Central to this reputation is a heritage in arts and culture which is on display at the Waikato Museum. Bars and café’s provide opportunities to eat and mingle in the central streets and there is enough store variety to satisfy most shoppers.

Other attractions in the area include Raglan and the Waitomo Caves. Raglan is popular among surfers and holiday planners for its idyllic coastal setting and chilled out vibe while the Waitomo Caves are a natural wonder millions of years in the making – just waiting for your arrival.

Conveniently located at the arrivals hall at Hamilton Airport, Budget Rent a Car offers a wide range of late model rental cars, 4WDs, and vans. Budget Hamilton Airport is open to meet all incoming flights and is managed by the Hamilton City location, so you can count on Budget for all your Hamilton and Waikato rental needs. Hamilton is central to popular tourism areas such as Raglan, Lake Taupo, Tauranga, and the Coromandel - all within a two hour drive.

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 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: Enter through main door of airport terminal; desk is on the right.
CARS: Across the road at the end of the main car park.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Key drop is available at the airport until 2100 when the airport is closed.
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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