Car Rental Gisborne Airport

Contact Details

GIS Airport
Gisborne Airport, Aerodrome Road, Awapuni
New Zealand 4071

[email protected]

0800 545 000

Find Us

Our Gisborne Airport Car Rental branch is conveniently located inside the airport terminal building.

If you are unable to locate our branch:

Please phone +64 9 254 4397 or 0800 545 000 000 for directions from our staff.

Hours of Operation

Year Round
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Mon – Fri: 08:00am – 17:00pm
Sat – Sun: Closed

Car Rental Gisborne Airport – Information

Welcome to Gisborne, the first New Zealand city to greet the new day. Located at New Zealand’s eastern-most edge, the Gisborne/ East Coast region offers unique culture and history, acclaimed beaches and world-class wineries. If you hire a car in Gisborne, our car rental airport location offers you convenient pick up and returns. Our Gisborne Airport Ezi Car Rental branch is located inside the Airport terminal for easy collection, getting you out on the road in no time.

The closest petrol station is:
Mobil – 49 Wainui Road
Caltex – Solander Street

We also have a branch in Gisborne central for ease of collection.


We are proud to offer you a wide range of vehicles at our Gisborne Airport location. At Ezi, value doesn’t mean compromise. As one of the largest car rental operators in Aotearoa New Zealand with a fleet of predominantly brand new vehicles, you can be confident you are in safe hands. We have everything from compact rental cars – great for couples or individuals wanting a smaller option for around city use, through to larger SUVs, 4WDs and Utes to hit the road in style and move more people in comfort.

Baby seat

Families, please remember that safety comes first! We have baby and booster seats available to hire. We recommend you to pre-book them, either by calling our customer service team on +64 9 254 4397, 0800 545 000 or by adding them directly to your booking while using our very simple online booking system.

Gisborne Airport – Pick Up Information


Our Gisborne Airport branch is located inside the airport terminal building at the following address:  Gisborne Airport, Aerodrome Road, Awapuni. To pick up your vehicle, please make your way into the depot or to the Ezi Car Rental counter to collect your keys. If you are unable to locate our branch please phone 0800 545 000 for directions from our staff. If you are requiring vehicle collection outside of the operating hours, please ensure you discuss this with our helpful team when booking your vehicle so we can accomodate you.

Driver’s Licence

In order to pick up your vehicle in no time, please remember that all drivers must have a current full driver licence at all times. If your licence is not in English, you must carry an official English translation or International Driver Permit (IDP) together with your original licence. Please be aware that most European licences don’t have their description fields in English and won’t be accepted without a translation document.

Credit Card

Please make sure you have a valid credit card or visa debit card is needed to hire with us as a bond is required on all hires. We will need to take an imprint of your card details at the time of pick up for the bond security. The applicable excess amount for your hire will be held as an authorisation on your card as security, and released at the end of your hire. We do not accept cash for the bond.


Our Gisborne Airport branch is more than happy to take walk-in car rental bookings, depending on vehicle availability. Simply pop over to the Gisborne Airport Ezi Car Rental branch and our helpful team will be able to provide you the best car rental rates available and help get you in a car and out on the road in no time at all.

Please call us freephone on +64 9 254 4397 or 0800 545 000 for directions anytime.

Gisborne Airport – Drop Off Information


Follow the signs on Aerodrome Road around past the terminal building. The Car Rental spaces are on your left. The Ezi Car Rental spaces are at the end (over the speed bump between the wooden posts).  Park the car in a Ezi Car Rental allocated space. Lock the car and take the keys into the Ezi Desk inside the terminal.

If the counter is unattended, please place the keys in the Drop Box.

If you are unable to locate our branch please phone  +64 9 254 4397 or 0800 545 000 for directions from our staff.

Standard Drop Off

Please allow sufficient time to call at the depot to drop your vehicle off to us and allow for time to inspect the vehicle and transfer time to the airport.

Early Drop Off

If you have arranged an early drop off at the airport (prior to our opening hours), please confirm the details and instructions for the early drop off with Ezi Car Rental when you pick up your vehicle.

Commonly Asked Questions

  • Bond

    Please note that a credit card or debit card is required to hire with us. We do not accept cash for the bond security. A minimum bond of $400* is required on all Mastercard and Visa debit card payments.

    Prepaid and reloadable debit cards, gift cards and Travel cards, are NOT accepted for payment or to use as a bond for security purposes.

    * Bonds may differ depending on vehicle type.

  • Breakdown service

    All our cars are covered 24 hours a day by our partners at AA.

  • Cancellations

    We keep it easy for you. There is no cancellation fee. If you wish to cancel your booking please let us know. You can cancel your booking online by clicking on “Manage a booking” section or you can phone us or email us on [email protected].

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