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Van & Truck Rental in Palmerston North

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FAQ’s

What are the best suburbs in Palmerston North?

Honestly, every part of Palmerston North is safe and welcoming during normal business hours. All of the suburbs have low crime rates and are economically diverse. Some visitors would say that Summerhill and Aokautere is the nicest and safest part of town. The central business district is also safe and inviting for families and travellers, with lots of entertainment options.

What is there to do in Palmerston North?

There are tons of fun things in Palmerston North for the whole family to enjoy. Head off to the Waireka Honey Centre to learn how honey is made. Be sure to sample their delicious ice cream! Then, check out the Te Manawa cultural centre and museum, with displays that celebrate science, art and history. Of course, the Esplanade Scenic Railway is always a hit with the kids. For a more relaxing hangout, the Downtown Cinemas of Palmerston North show all the latest features in a comfortable theatre setting.

What is Palmerston North known for?

Palmerston North is known for its fabulous rose gardens and is often called the "Rose City".

Did You Know?

Close to the city is the largest series of electricity-generating wind farms in the southern hemisphere, providing power for approximately 50,000 homes!

Budget Car Rental at North Palmerston

When you need to rent a truck, ute or van at North Palmerston, Budget New Zealand is here to help. We accept reservations over the phone, on our website, in-person or through our convenient Budget Mobile App.

Palmerston North Ni Truck Rental & Nearby Locations

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  • Address:

    Terminal Building

    Phone:

    (64) 6-356-8564

    Hours of Operation:

    Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a shuttle to the truck lot.

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Palmerston North Ni Truck Rental & Nearby Locations

Palmerston North Ni Truck Rental & Nearby Locations

Palmerston North Ni Truck Rental & Nearby Locations
1 Truck Rental Locations Found
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  • Address:

    Terminal Building

    Phone:

    (64) 6-356-8564

    Hours of Operation:

    Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Mon - Fri 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a shuttle to the truck lot.

    fast-break-logo

    Make a Reservation

    Selected alternate location is Sold Out.

Van, Trucks & Utes rental in Palmerston North

Need some wheels to get around? Budget has a wide range of rental cars available in Palmerston North to make your trip as enjoyable as possible. Save time with our convenient car rental pick-up and drop-off locations all over New Zealand and around the world. 

Every vehicle from Budget Rental New Zealand is fully insured and registered. We offer 24-hour roadside assistance so that you can enjoy your time in Palmerston North hassle-free. Add-ons, such as GPS navigation, are available if you like.

From SUVs and vans to 4WDs, smart cars and luxury models, the team at Budget wants to get you on the road in your ideal vehicle. Budget Palmerston North is open to meet all incoming flights, so you can count on Budget for all your Palmerston North and Manawatu rental needs. To make your trip to Palmerston North fun, we've compiled a helpful guide to this beautiful town. 

Public Transport to our Palmerston North Location

Our Palmerston North office is conveniently located just NW of the central business district. Our address is: 

Palmerston North Airport Airport Dr, Milson, Palmerston North 4414

If you'd like to get to our location from downtown Palmerston North, start at the transit station at 183 Rangitikei St. From there, you may: 

  • Take the Cloverlea/Milson 5. 15 min. ride to JFK Drive
  • Take the Palmerston North - Fielding to JFK. 12 min. ride to JFK Drive

Click here for a detailed map of transit directions to our location. If you are flying in, you'll want to visit our Palmerston North Airport counter to set up a car rental. 

Trying to get hold of the Budget Palmerston North team? Give us a call on +64 6-358 1575. Whether you're trying to find our location, want to set up a reservation or simply have a question, we'll be happy to help.

Family Accommodations in Palmerston North

There are lots of great hotels with affordable prices in the Palmerston North area. The following hotels offer reasonable rates, free wi-fi and clean, comfortable rooms. 

  • $79 Copthorne Hotel Palmerston North 
  • $86 Distinction Palmerston North Hotel & Conference Centre 
  • $67 Distinction Coachman Hotel Palmerston North
  • $64 The Cobb Hotel 

Family Fun in Palmerston North

Whether you're vacationing with the family or in town for a quick business trip, there's plenty of things to do around Palmerston North Airport. Some of the top attractions include:

  • Stop for a bit at the New Zealand Rugby Museum 
  • Hungry? Here's a list of top spots to eat in Palmerston North!
  • Spend a few hours at Te Manawa cultural centre & museum of art, history & science
  • Explore the night sky at the Palmerston Observatory
  • Take your Budget Rental Car for a cruise around Manawatu Gorge! 

Flying in? The Palmerston North Airport offers shopping and amenities, such as clean restrooms and USB charging stations. The airport is also proud to offer two cafes and a lotto shop. Whether you're looking for a great sit down meal, wholesome takeaways or candy and other snacks, they have everything the weary traveller could want, including great coffee. 

Dressing for the Weather

Palmerston North's climate is mild and temperate.  The maximum daytime temperatures averaging 22 °C (72 °F) in summer and 12 °C (54 °F) in winter. In the suburbs around the city, it can get a little windy, especially in spring. It's great to bring a nice, light windbreaker in case you get caught in a light rain. 

Locations for Refuel

There are many petrol stations close to our Palmerston North location to fuel up your rental during your trip and before drop-off. The closest petrol stations include:

  • Palmerston North Airport Gas Station: z, Palmerston North Airport, Airport Dr, Milson, Palmerston North 4478
  • Palmerston North Truck Stop: Z - Palmerston North - Truck Stop, 131 Airport Drive, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui 4474
  • Terrace End Service Station: Z - Terrace End - Service Station, 768 Main St, Terrace End, Palmerston North 4414
  • Gull Station: Gull, 999 Tremaine Ave, Roslyn, Palmerston North 4414

Vehicle Pick-up's and Returns

Daytime returns are the same as pick-up, while after hours returns can be made with a drop box available at the Budget counter until 21:45. If the terminal is locked, customers can drop-off at the city office, which is only 4 km away. 

Lost or need help? Simply call the Budget desk on +64 6-358 1575 and a member of our friendly staff will be ready to help.