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Car Hire New Plymouth

Great car rental deals in New Plymouth, Taranaki

When approaching the West Coast of the North Island, you’ll first see Mount Taranaki cutting a striking figure over the background of New Plymouth, New Zealand. Hundreds of travellers come here to kayak, hike or just take in the breathtaking scenery - with plenty of activities just a short drive from the city.
So, how can you get around Taranaki? Here at Pegasus, we offer top-quality vehicles at incredible daily rates to get you on the road. We’ll help you experience everything this region has to offer - from untamed wilderness to a culture steeped in rich history.
Save with Pegasus and choose from our wide selection of New Plymouth rentals. Take advantage of our special deals, competitive rates, optional extras and unrivalled customer service. All car hire prices include GST and standard insurance.
Pegasus Rental Cars New Plymouth
592 Devon Street East
New Plymouth 4312
Opening Hours
8am – 5pm Monday to Friday
8am – 12pm Saturday

Call the New Plymouth Pegasus Team today on 0800 35 45 33 or book online to find out about pricing and availability of our rental cars.

Select your car rental in New Plymouth online, and enter your pick up date and return date to receive an instant quote. Book now to grab a fantastic deal and we’ll have your New Plymouth car rental ready for you to drive away as soon as you arrive.

Visiting New Plymouth for business or travel?

If you’re here to see the sights, ask us for tips on must-sees and dos in the region.

Here on business? Let us know in the comments section of your online booking, and we’ll make sure your vehicle is ready and waiting for you either at our depot or at New Plymouth Airport.

Our car range for hire

New Plymouth rental cars are reliable and fuel-efficient. We’ve got models to suit your needs and budget, whether you’re looking to drive your business team, your sports club, or a couple of mates on a weekend getaway. Choose from compact economic models, roomy 4-door sedans, spacious station wagons and 12-seaters.

How to find us – directions to Pegasus New Plymouth

Airport Pick Ups: If you’d like to pick up your car at New Plymouth Airport – no problem – we’ll have it ready and waiting for you on arrival.

City Depot: Take a 10-minute taxi drive south from the Airport to Pegasus Rental Cars New Plymouth City Depot. You’ll find us at 592 Devon Street East, Fitzroy. We’re open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, and 8 am to 12 pm on Saturday.

Need a lift? Leave a comment on your booking, and we’ll help organise a pick-up for you.

Arriving After Hours?  Equally no trouble, if your flight arrives outside our normal business hours, just pre-arrange it with us and we will arrange to have your car placed at New Plymouth Airport and ready for you to collect as soon as you arrive.

Contact details for car hire in New Plymouth

Contact the friendly team at:

Phone: (06) 755 0648 | 0800 35 45 33
Facebook: @pegasusrentalcarsnewplymouth

Explore driving destinations in Taranaki and beyond

Feel confident when you’re on the road with a Pegasus Car hire. Taranaki and its gorgeous surrounds can be explored in a reliable, well-maintained, fuel-efficient vehicle. We provide unlimited kilometres on rentals of four days or more. Each rental comes with comprehensive insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance, New Zealand-wide. GPS, DVD players, baby seats, child seats and other extras are available upon request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I hire a car for a month or longer in New Plymouth?

Yes! In fact, the longer you rent a vehicle – the more you save per day!

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in New Plymouth?

Here at Pegasus Rental Car New Plymouth, we keep our prices competitive to help you save. Have a look at our deals page for promotions and seasonal specials. Make sure you book in advance during New Zealand holiday periods and grab a deal before prices increase.

Where to drive and what to do near New Plymouth

In 2017, Lonely Planet named this hidden gem one of the best regions to visit in New Zealand. Years later, the area continues to live up to that reputation – with a rolling green countryside, eye-catching gardens, and black sand beaches.

Drive out to the iconic Mount Taranaki and hike one of the 300 nearby walking tracks. Cruise along Surf Highway 45 to check out the best surfing hot-spots. Or take a stroll through one of Taranaki’s 17 gardens. Pukeiti is home to an incredible rhododendron collection nestled in 360 hectares of native forest.

Reviews from our New Plymouth customers

We love to hear about your Pegasus experience! Read what our past customers think:

Book with Pegasus now

Pegasus has 15 locations nationwide. You’re sure to find a Pegasus car rental branch near your chosen destination. Don’t miss out! Book online or call 0800 35 45 33 now to secure your rental. We want to help you have the trip of a lifetime. We’re looking forward to your visit!

Trevor Johns Manager Pegasus New Plymouth

Trevor Johns, Pegasus New Plymouth Manager

Trevor and his family are born and bred New Plymouth locals, and Trevor has over 18 years car rental experience in Taranaki. An enthusiastic motorsport fan, he has been around the motor industry for most of his working life. In his spare time he also enjoys a round or two of golf! Trevor looks forward to meeting you and being of service to you soon.