FROM 3 DEC: Airlines will require you to have your vaccine pass or negative test before you travel, and the same applies if you are crossing the Auckland border (after 15 Dec). Whilst our industry is not required to check vaccine passes, when you collect your car, please mask up, scan in and follow physical distancing guidelines. Contactless transactions can be arranged.

Car Rental Dunedin

Easy Dunedin City pick up and drop off

Discover the historical, energetic city of Dunedin and Otago Peninsula in New Zealand with a Pegasus car rental. With world-class customer service and high-quality rental cars at affordable daily rates, we’ll get you on the road with confidence. We offer transfers to and from your city centre accommodation, weekdays between 8 am and 5 pm. Weekend transfers are available by appointment.
Pegasus Dunedin is an approved supplier to Work and Income New Zealand, 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 pricing and availability of our rental cars.

We want visitors to this UNESCO City of Literature to explore its incredible offerings. Find your rental car online, and enter your pick up and drop off dates for an instant quote. We guarantee the model you book is the rental car you’ll receive! Book now to grab an incredible Dunedin car rental deal and we’ll have your car 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.

On a business trip or short on time? Include a note in your booking, and we’ll make sure your hire car is ready and waiting upon arrival.

Our car range for hire

Our Dunedin fleet consists of late-model, fuel-efficient, small, medium and large rental cars to suit your needs and budget. The Dunedin team regularly service their vehicles to ensure you drive away in a car you can rely on. For larger groups, we have spacious station wagons, people movers or minibuses. We also offer luggage trailers and long-term leasing options.

How to find us – directions to Pegasus Dunedin City

We are located just 5 minutes from The Octagon, 10 minutes from Mosgiel, or a 26-minute taxi ride from Dunedin Airport to 51 King Edward Street, Kensington. Our office is open from 8 am to 5 pm on weekdays, 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday, and Sunday by appointment only.  Alternatively, you can collect your car directly from Dunedin Airport.

Contact details for car hire Dunedin

Call, email or message the Dunedin team at:

Phone: (03) 455 8660 | 0800 35 45 02
Facebook: @PegasusRentals.Dunedin

Explore driving destinations in Dunedin City and beyond

Rent a car from Pegasus in Dunedin and you’ll receive an air-conditioned, fuel-efficient vehicle. Rent for four days or more, and enjoy unlimited kilometres. All cars come with comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance, 7 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 give our customers the best value for money. Take a look at our deals page for car hire promotions and seasonal specials. Make sure you book in advance during 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 vehicle from our Dunedin City location – including the Dunedin Airport – and return it to one of our 15 depots across New Zealand, although a minimum length of rental period or a one way fee may apply.

Where to drive and what to do near Dunedin City

Drive your Pegasus car rental to all the best Dunedin attractions. Check out the Orokonui Ecosanctuary and the Instagram-worthy Otago Peninsula. Head an hour north to Koekohe Beach and marvel at the mysterious Moeraki Boulders.

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

Reviews from our Dunedin customers

Meet the Team Behind Pegasus Rental Cars Dunedin


Lee manages all three of the Dunedin branches which keeps her busy! She is very experienced having been in the Rental Car industry for more than 17 years and with Pegasus for 7.


Warren has worked for Pegasus for about four years, initially only on the weekends but gradually increased to full time. He works in all Dunedin branches but particularly loves Port Chalmers as he gets to meet and greet the cruise ship passengers.

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