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Tauranga Airport Trucks (T6G)


Jean Batten Dr,
Mount Maunganui, Tauranga Ni, 3116, New Zealand


(64) 7-574-2299

Hours of Operation:

Sun 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM; Sat 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

- Holiday Hours:

HOLIDAYS   December  25 - December  26  closed


Location Information
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the truck. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

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Van and Truck Hire at Tauranga Airport


Do you need to hire a van or truck at Tauranga Airport? At Budget New Zealand, we offer the best rates with an excellent fleet. You may want to hire a truck at Tauranga Airport because you need a large and dependable vehicle to explore the nearby area in. If that’s the case, you’ll love our trucks’ comfortable interiors and adequate luggage space. If you need to hire a van at Tauranga Airport, rest assured ours come with features that make deliveries and moving furniture easy.

Finding our van hire desk at Tauranga Airport

The Budget van hire desk at Tauranga Airport is located inside the terminal, in the Arrivals area. If you’d rather spend less time hanging around at our desk, you may want to try the Budget self-service app. It’s perfect for selecting the type of van or truck you want to hire, creating upgrades, adding new drivers, and more.

How to get to Tauranga Airport from Tauranga

To get to Tauranga Airport from Tauranga, start out on Cameron Street and head towards Elizabeth Street. Once you hit the roundabout on Elizabeth Street, take the second exit onto State Highway 2. Turn right onto Jean Batten Drive, take another right towards Jean Batten Drive, and then a further right to stay on Jean Batten Drive. Stay left to remain on Jean Batten Drive and follow the signs for the airport. As there’s only one terminal, your end destination is easy to find.

Things to do near Tauranga Airport

When you hire a truck at Tauranga Airport, you’re free to explore the attractions surrounding it. Here are some of our best suggestions:

1. Go dolphin watching

A visit to Tauranga is always an excellent opportunity to go dolphin watching. If you find the right type of tour, you may even have the chance to swim with them. Try Dolphin Seafaris, which is 2.7 km away from Tauranga Airport.

2. Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set

If you’re a big fan of The Hobbit trilogy, you may want to venture a little further to see The Hobbiton Movie Set. You’ll learn how the movie was made and feel like you’ve stepped into the film from start to finish. Hobbiton Movie Set is 63.8 km away from Tauranga Airport.

3. Go Snorkelling at Mount Maunganui Beach

Mount Maunganui is always an amazing sight to behold, and a visit to its beach is your chance to go snorkelling. Providing the weather is favourable, you’ll catch some of the attractive marine life that rests close to the New Zealand Gulf’s surface. Mount Maunganui is 4.7 km away from Tauranga Airport.

Refuelling locations near Tauranga Airport

If you hire a van at Tauranga Airport, you’ll need to return it with a full tank of fuel. There are plenty of convenient locations nearby for doing so:

  • Z Service Station at 81 Hewletts Road
  • Z Service Station on Cameron Road
  • Z Service Station on 15th Avenue
  • Z Service Station at 253B State Highway 2
  • Z Service Station at 500 Maunganui Road


Trucks and vans you can hire at Tauranga Airport

At Budget New Zealand, we love to help our customers save money when they hire trucks and vans from us. At the same time, we know they have diverse needs. When you hire a van or truck at Tauranga Airport, you can choose from vehicles of different sizes. Many of our vans come with stabilising bars on the inside, making them ideal for moving furniture. Whichever vehicle you choose from our fleet, you can rest assured they’re all dependable.

Distances to nearby locations

When you hire a truck at Tauranga Airport, you’re free to explore the attractions that make the surrounding area so popular. Here are some of the distances to nearby attractions:


Waimarino Adventure Park

13.1 km

Tauranga Harbour

35.2 km


101.4 km

McLaren Falls

28.7 km

Kaiate Falls

23.1 km


How busy is Tauranga Airport?

As the 10th busiest airport in New Zealand, Tauranga Airport serves around 65,000 to 70,000 passengers each year. In terms of aircraft movement, it’s the 5th busiest airport in New Zealand.

How much is parking at Tauranga Airport?

Parking costs at Tauranga Airport can vary according to the carpark you choose and the time of year you’re using it. For example, the short stay car parks are close to the terminal, but they cost the most because of this convenience. Alternatively, you can use the long stay car parks which may require a longer walk or short bus journey, but you’re likely to pay less.

Which airlines fly out of Tauranga?

The following airlines fly out of Tauranga Airport:

  • Air New Zealand
  • Mount Cook Airlines
  • Air Nelson
  • Sunair
  • Barrier Air


If you need to hire a van or truck at Tauranga Airport, come to us. At Budget, we provide fair deals and well-maintained vehicles.