Car Rental Dunedin

Easy Dunedin City pick up and drop off

Discover the unique, historic city of energetic Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula in New Zealand with a high-quality Pegasus hire car. You’ll enjoy friendly, personal service and affordable daily rates on all car rentals. We also offer a contactless pick-up service so that you can collect your car rental from our Dunedin location at any hour of the day.
Pegasus Dunedin is an approved Work and Income New Zealand supplier, so you can ask us for a WINZ Quote!
Pegasus Rental Cars Dunedin City
51 King Edward Street, Kensington
Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
Opening Hours
8am – 5pm Monday to Friday
9am – 12pm Saturday
Sunday by appointment

Call the Dunedin Pegasus Team today on 0800 35 45 02 or get a quote to find out about the pricing and availability of our rental cars.

We want visitors to this UNESCO City of Literature to explore its incredible offerings. So, head to our booking page to view our available options. Enter your desired rental time to refine your search to find a vehicle for rent that suits your needs and budget and receive an instant quote. We guarantee the model on your reservation confirmation is the rental car you’ll receive! Book now to experience Dunedin’s best car rental service and grab an incredible deal. And we’ll make the necessary arrangements to ensure your Dunedin car rental is ready and waiting for you when you arrive.

Visiting Dunedin City for business or travel?

If you’re here on holiday, ask us about our discounts for local attractions or our suggestions for what to see and do.

Whether making your Dunedin car rental booking online or by contacting reservations, we’ll make sure your hire car is ready and waiting upon arrival. We understand how important this is when you’re on a business trip or are short on time.

Our car range for hire

Our Dunedin fleet consists of late-model, fuel-efficient, small, medium and large rental vehicles to suit your needs and budget. The Dunedin team regularly services their vehicles to ensure you drive away in a clean car, maintained to meet strict safety standards. In addition, we have spacious people movers or minibuses for groups. We also offer luggage trailers and long-term leasing options.

How to find us – directions to Pegasus Dunedin City

Our Dunedin car hire branch is conveniently located just 5 minutes from The Octagon and 10 minutes from Mosgiel. The Dunedin Airport terminal building is a 26-minute taxi ride from our depot at 51 King Edward Street, Kensington.

Alternatively, drivers can collect their rental cars directly from our Dunedin Airport location on Miller Road, Momona. Need further assistance arranging a Dunedin Airport rental car or learning more about paid or free pick-up service policies? Contact our Dunedin Airport car rental location at our phone number 0800 35 45 02.

Contact details for car hire in Dunedin

The opening hours of our Dunedin locations are:
City: 8 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday, 9 am – 12 pm Saturday and Sunday by appointment.
Airport: 8 am – 10 pm, Monday to Sunday.

Call, email or message the Dunedin City team at:
Phone: (03) 455 8660 | 0800 35 45 02
Facebook: @PegasusRentals.Dunedin

Explore driving destinations in Dunedin City and beyond

Hire a car from our Dunedin branch, and you’ll receive an air-conditioned, fuel-efficient vehicle. Bookings of four days or more enjoy unlimited kilometres. All our hire cars come with comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance, seven days a week. GPS navigation and child booster seats are available for hire upon request.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to rent a car in Dunedin?

Here at Pegasus Dunedin, we aim to offer our customers the best value possible on all our vehicles. Take a look at our deals page for car hire promotions and seasonal specials. We recommend hiring a vehicle in advance during the New Zealand holiday periods, as demand is high and prices can increase.

Can I pick up a car in Dunedin City and drop it off somewhere else?

Yes! In many cases, you can pick up your rental car from our central Dunedin location – including the Dunedin Airport – and return it to one of our 15 convenient locations across the North and South Islands of New Zealand. However, a minimum length of rental period or a one-way fee may apply.

Where to drive and what to do near Dunedin City

Rent a car and visit all the best attractions in the city centre, the surrounding countryside and other amazing locations scattered throughout the greater Otago region. You’ll find plenty of animals and rare wildlife in this region — from Little Blue Penguins and Yellow-eyed Penguins to sea lions and albatross. Wander around the Orokonui Ecosanctuary and the Instagram-worthy Otago Peninsula. A further hour north brings you to Koekohe Beach, where you can marvel at the mysterious Moeraki Boulders.

We supply all our customers with local maps and brochures for must-sees and dos. In addition, our friendly and knowledgeable car rental team has all the local knowledge to help you make the most of your visit to downtown Dunedin and the South Island.

Reviews from our Dunedin customers

When booking car rentals with Pegasus, you’ll enjoy a great price and friendly service 100% of the time, guaranteed – at all locations nationwide. But don’t just take our word for it! See what our customers have to say:

Meet the Team Behind Pegasus Rental Cars Dunedin


Lee manages the Dunedin city centre and Dunedin Airport car rental branches which keeps her busy! She is very experienced, having been in the rental car industry for more than 20 years and with Pegasus for 10.


Warren has worked for Pegasus for about eight years, initially only on the weekends but gradually increased to full time. He works in all Dunedin branches.

Approved suppliers of rental vehicles to WINZ – ask us for a WINZ Quote!Pegasus Dunedin is an approved supplier to WINZ, so ask us for a WINZ quote