Car Rental in Hamilton Airport

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Hamilton Airport (HLZ)


Terminal Building,
Hamilton, 3282, New Zealand


(64) 7-838-3585

Hours of Operation:

Sun 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM; Mon - Fri 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM


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
Fastbreak Pick up: Proceed to the Budget Fastbreak line or Budget rental counter. Present your driver licence and receive your rental agreement and keys.

Fastbreak Return: Park the vehicle and lock it. If a return agent is not available in the rental car park, proceed to the rental counter/office with your vehicle keys, mileage and fuel level. You can access your receipt online within 72 hours of returning your vehicle.
General Directions
COUNTER: Located on the group floor, opposite baggage claim.

CARS: Located a short distance from the terminal.

RETURNS: Follow signs for rental car returns.

AFTER-HOURS RETURNS: Available during airport hours only. Key drop on the terminal counter.
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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