Wellington Rental Cars and Van Hire

We’re a nationwide car rental operation, but we’re not owned by an overseas corporate. A unique feature of the Pegasus Rental Car business is that all of our rental offices are franchised to owner/operators who really know their business and local area.

Each of our operators is keen to make sure that every hire is a wonderful experience for you, our customer – easy, enjoyable, economical – and in a rental car you can rely on.

Airport Pick up & Drop off Service

Our quick and easy airport service works really well, it is efficient and, within usual business hours, it’s all free-of-charge. Call now!

Our Car Hire Fleet

No, our Pegasus Rental Cars are not brand new – but they’re comfortable and reliable.

Almost all the cars are automatics and models range from sub-compact cars such as the Daihatsu Sirion, to compact 4-door hatchback Nissan Notes and Nissan Sunny sedans, to Intermediate models such as the Toyota Camry.

We also have a wide range of station wagons, RVs, 7-8 seater “people movers” such as the Toyota Estima  and 12-seater Minibuses (manual transmissions if you prefer) which are perfect for large groups.

Why Rent with Pegasus Rental Cars in Wellington?

  • No hidden costs
  • All daily hire car rates include insurance and GST
  • Unlimited kms on hires 4 days or longer
  • 24-hour roadside assistance, nationwide
  • Airport pick ups free of charge during business hours

Pick Up a Car at Any Time

Our business hours are 8am to 6pm, seven days a week. We can help outside those hours, but an after-hours call-out fee will apply.

Easy Wellington Airport pick ups

Once you have your bags and you’re ready to leave Wellington airport, call us on 0800 35 45 07.

We’ll then pop over to pick you up (usually in the car you are renting so your bags can stay in the car!) bring you back to the depot, sign you up and away you go. Easy!

Then, on return, just come back to the depot and we’ll zip you back to the airport where you can go straight to check in!

Pick up and drop off your rental car just about anywhere!

The Pegasus Rental Cars depot is located in Kemp St, Kilbirnie, close to the airport, but pick-up and drop off is also possible at the Interisland ferry terminals, the Central Railway Station, or perhaps at your accommodation. Almost anything is possible, for a small delivery charge of $20. Call now!


Insurance is included in the cost of the hire. However, it does not include tyre damage or glass damage. Tyre damage cannot be insured against but it is possible to buy cover against glass damage. What you really need to think about is the excess for which you may be liable in the event of any insurance claim.

What is an insurance excess? The amount payable by the hirer before the insurance policy takes over the costs.

The excess payable on many hire cars in New Zealand is very high (some as high as $2,500 to $3,000 or more!) However, our insurance excess is just $2,000 and, for a small extra cost, that can be reduced to only $300 + GST. If you take this ‘Peace of Mind’ option, you can also take glass cover at $5 per day.

Additional Equipment

Baby and Child Seats – $30 per hire.

GPS – the first day’s hire is $10, with the cost reducing for longer hire periods.

Roadside Assistance

Relax, all of our Wellington rental cars are covered by AA Roadside Assistance. Flat tyre? Out of gas? Don’t worry, this service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week anywhere in New Zealand.

Need to know more?  Call us FREE on 0800 35 45 07.

Address: 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022
Phone: (04) 380 3040 | 0800 35 45 07
Fax: (04) 380 3080
Email: wellington@rentalcars.co.nz
Hours: 8am to 6pm, Monday to Sunday

24-hour AA Roadside Assistance

Open 7 Days a Week

Easy Airport Pick-Ups

“This is the second time we have hired a car from you and I have to say it was a pleasure. Everything was just fine and it’s always great to share a laugh when we return the car in the same condition it went out. Having used corporate rental car companies for the past 25 years, it’s a pleasure to do business with you.”

Garth Burleigh, Auckland

“Excellent service. Was picked up from airport, given good directions to follow and was quick and easy…I would happily use and recommend your service again”

Nisha Shariff, Auckland

“I can’t fault your service, nor could I make any suggestions as to how to improve it. I was met at the airport and whisked away to your depot and the car was all ready to go, so it was just a matter of the paperwork and away. Same on the return. Met and whisked away to the airport. I will certainly remain with Pegasus”

John Steel