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 Taupo

Easy Taupo pick up and drop off

Explore the heart of New Zealand’s North Island with a high-quality vehicle from Pegasus Rental Cars. Drive away in a reliable, fuel-efficient car or minivan to discover the beauty of this spectacular region.
We offer complimentary city transfers during business hours. An airport pick-up service is available upon request, for a small charge. Email or call the team on 0800 35 45 22 to arrange your pick-up time and location.
Pegasus Rental Cars Taupo
56 Manuka Street,
Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Opening Hours
8:30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
9am - 1pm Saturday
10am - 12pm Sunday
Weekend after hours and public holidays are by appointment

Get an instant price quote or phone to book your Taupo rental on 0800 35 45 22

Head to our booking page and enter your pick-up date and return date. Choose the hire car or minibus that matches your needs and budget and receive an instant quote.

Book online or call now to grab a fantastic deal before you miss out!

Visiting Taupo for business or travel?

If you’re new to the region and looking for some extraordinary experiences to add to your itinerary, we’re here to help! We have tourist guides for inspiration, and North Island maps to help you reach your destination.

If you’re visiting on business, let us know when you make your booking, and we’ll complete the paperwork in advance to help save you time.

Our car range for hire

We make sure to offer vehicles to suit every customer’s needs. For zipping around town, we provide small, intermediate or executive car hire. Bringing the family or a group? Browse our spacious station wagons, minibuses and people movers. Feeling adventurous? Take a look at our scooters for hire. If you’re moving house, we have furniture removal trucks offering a convenient way to transport items too big for a trailer.

We include unlimited kilometres for all rentals of four days or more. Our rental cars also include comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance, New Zealand-wide. Optional extras include GPS and child booster seat hire.

How to find us – directions to Pegasus Taupo

Our depot is an 8-minute taxi ride from the Taupo Airport (TUO) on Anzac Memorial Drive. Head north and turn right after Crown Park, we’re on the corner of Miro and Manuka Streets. Fill up before you head off on your journey at the petrol station across the street.

Contact details for car hire Taupo

Our office is open from 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, and 10 am to 12 pm on Sunday. For transfers during the weekend, public holidays or after-hours, please contact our staff for an appointment.

Location: 56 Manuka Street, Taupo
Phone: (07) 377 0666 | 0800 35 45 22
Email: taupo@rentalcars.co.nz
Facebook: @PegasusRentalCarsTaupo

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find the best car rental deals in Taupo?

We offer deals to suit any rental car budget. Enjoy daily rates on car rentals from as low as $39 per day, including GST. Take advantage of our regular promotions and seasonal specials to save even more. Make sure you book in advance during New Zealand holiday periods, to avoid missing out.

Can I hire a car in Taupo and drop it off in another location?

Yes! You can collect your vehicle from our Taupo depot, and return it to any one of our 15 locations New Zealand-wide, subject to availability. Check out our incredible relocation rates for one-way deals when we need a car returned to a particular depot, otherwise note that a one-way drop off fee or minimum hire period may apply.

Where can I go in Taupo in a rental car? (best attractions)

The number one must-see is the sparkling Lake Taupo, nestled between snow-capped winter ski fields, and alpine deserts. Try jet boating through exhilarating rapids or head to the base of Huka Falls for jaw-dropping water-level views. Take the plunge and go bungy jumping 47 metres above the Waikato River. Drive your rental car 1.5 hours south to the Whakapapa ski area of Mt Ruapehu. Prefer to relax and unwind? Immerse yourself in some of the best healing geothermal pools New Zealand has to offer.

Reviews from our Taupo customers

Rent a car from Pegasus and tell us about it! Read what some of our fans have to say:

Damian White, Pegasus Taupo & Rotorua Owner/Operator

Damian, a mechanic by trade, has found his drive in the car rental industry combining his passion for cars and fantastic customer service. Damian and team member Ange are ready to get you moving.

Damian White Pegasus Rental Cars Taupo