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Car Rental Nelson

Easy Nelson pick up and drop off

Nestled on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay, New Zealand, lies the sunny town of Nelson. Come for the jaw-dropping natural landscapes featuring sun-kissed beaches, unspoiled forests and rugged mountains typical of the South Island. Explore this vibrant region with a car rental from Pegasus. Take advantage of our cheap car rental rates and discount offers and get on the road in a spacious, top-quality Nelson Airport car hire.
We offer transfers to and from our depot to Nelson Airport on Trent Drive and your accommodation between the hours of 8 am and 5.30 pm, seven days a week. If you need an after-hours pick up from the Nelson Airport, select this option when you book online. Make sure you include your flight number and arrival time. Once you have collected your luggage, call our team on 0800 35 45 01, and we will inform you of the meeting point.
Pegasus Rental Cars Nelson
111 Bolt Road, Annesbrook,
Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Opening Hours
8am – 5:30pm Monday to Sunday

Call the Nelson Pegasus Team today on 0800 35 45 01 or book online to find out about pricing and availability of our rental cars.

Ready to get around the city quickly – or keen to take a holiday and discover local artists’ studios, weekend craft markets and mouth-watering artisan products?

Select the model you wish to rent online, and enter your rental period for an instant quote. We guarantee the rental car you book is the one you’ll receive. Book now to grab an incredible car rental deal! We’ll have your late-model rental car ready and waiting for you when you arrive at Nelson Airport.

Visiting Nelson for business or travel?

If you’re visiting Nelson on vacation, ask us about our discounts for local attractions or tips on what to see and do.

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

Our car range for hire

Our Nelson rental cars consist of current model small, medium and large vehicles to suit your needs and budget. For larger groups, we have spacious station wagons and people movers.

How to get to Pegasus Rentals in Nelson

Our depot is one minute from the Nelson Airport terminal at 111 Bolt Road, Annesbrook. Our office is open seven days a week, from 8 am to 5.30 pm. Organise your transfer when you book your car, then give us a call on 0800 35 45 01 and we’ll instruct you where to meet.

Contact Details for our Nelson Branch

Call, email or message the Nelson car hire team at:

Phone: (03) 539 4949 | 0800 35 45 01
Facebook: @PegasusRentalCars.Nelson

Drive around Nelson and beyond

Rental cars from Pegasus in Nelson are air-conditioned, fuel-efficient and well-maintained. We offer unlimited kilometres on rentals of four days or more.

For peace of mind, we offer comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assist New Zealand-wide. GPS navigation and child booster seat hire is available.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Here at Pegasus, our rental car prices remain competitive to help you save more. Take a look at our deals page for car hire promotions and seasonal specials. Book in advance during New Zealand holiday periods, before car rental prices increase.

How much does petrol cost in Nelson?

New Zealand has a deregulated fuel price market, meaning retail prices influence global supply and demand. Currently, the cost of petrol averages at NZ $2.12.

What to do near Nelson

Your Pegasus hire car can take you to all the top attractions in the Nelson Tasman region. Explore alpine landscapes, azure lakes and picturesque plains towered by spectacular mountain ranges. Take a hike through the Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi National Park and the Nelson Lakes National Park.

Reviews from our Nelson customers

We love to hear about your car hire experience with Pegasus! Read what our growing number of fans have to say:

Book with Pegasus now

With seven branches across the South Island and 15  New Zealand-wide, you’ll find a Pegasus car hire near you. Book online or call 0800 35 45 01 now to secure your car rental in Nelson, New Zealand. The Pegasus team is here to make sure your car hire experience goes exactly as planned. We’ll see you soon!

Local owner Sarah has owned and managed the Pegasus Nelson franchise since June 2016. Both Sarah and team member Katie look forward to welcoming you with a smile to sunny Nelson! With a background in fleet management and communications with the NZ Defence Force you can rely on Sarah’s organisational skills to make sure your next car rental goes exactly as planned.

Sarah is a local legend when it comes to customer service, having been known to cook weary arriving customers a very welcome breakfast of bacon and eggs!