Ace Rental Cars Price Comparison

Ace Rental cars comparison

Ace Rental Cars is an independent car hire company that operates in both New Zealand and Australia. In NZ they have depots in Auckland (City and Airport), Wellington (Ferry terminal & Airport), Christchurch Airport, Queenstown Airport, and the Picton Ferry Terminal. In addition to these locations, Ace has partner offices in Blenheim Airport, Dunedin Airport, and Greymouth.

See below for extensive information about Ace depots.​

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Ace is a budget operator and keeps costs down by having rental locations outside of airport terminals and provides complimentary shuttle transfers for clients.

Vehicles in the Ace rental car fleet vary depending on the category you book. Premium category vehicles are the newest and 2+ years old. At the other end of the spectrum are older, high mileage 'Super Saver' category cars. Typically these are 10+ years old and have clocked up 180K to 220K kilometres. These are popular with backpackers and others on a tight budget.

Ace Car Rental Depot Information & Tips

Ace Rental Cars Auckland Airport

​Address:

5 Manu Tapu Drive, Auckland Airport, Auckland
(2 km from Auckland International Airport domestic and international terminals).
Phone: +64 9 256 9944
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box on the right-hand side of front door.
  • Please note that Ace courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the branch.
  • IMPORTANT Leaving the car in the Airport Car Parking Lot will cost $30 in addition to all hourly parking charges incurred.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace on 0800 502 277 (+64 9 256 9944) and they will do their best to accommodate you. Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up the next day. Contact the Ace office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information
  • Free pick-up and drop-off service to branch for Ace customers from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Shuttle operates to domestic & international terminals and airport accommodation.
  • Clients on Arriving Flights: Call 0800 502 277 (+64 9 256 9944) to arrange after collecting your luggage. Driver will confirm the collection point.
  • Clients with Departing Flights: Allow an additional 30 minutes prior to flight check-in time for vehicle return & transfer to terminal.
After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

Ace can offer you an after-hours pick up from their Auckland Airport branch by pre-arrangement and an additional fee.

Petrol Station near by:

Z, George Bolt Memorial Dr, Auckland Airport

Hotels near by:

Novotel Auckland Airport

International Terminal Ray Emery Dr,
Auckland Airport
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+64 9-257 7200

Ibis Budget

2 Leonard Isitt Dr
Auckland Airport
accorhotels.com

+64 9-255 5152

Supermarket near by:

Countdown
1 John Goulter Dr
Auckland Airport

Ace Rental Cars Auckland

​Address:

39 The Strand, Parnell, Auckland
(1 km from central Auckland, Britomart Train/Bus Station & Auckland Ferry Terminal.).
Phone: +64 9 303 3112
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the Ace depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box on the garage door.
  • Please note that Ace courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the branch.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace at 0800 502 277 (+64 9 303 3112) they will do their best to accommodate. Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up tomorrow. Please contact the Ace office tomorrow between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information

Ace offers a free pick-up and drop-off service to branch for customers from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Shuttle operates to businesses, transport terminals & accommodation in the CBD. Call 0800 502 277 (+64 9 303 3112) to arrange.

After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

You will need to arrange for pick-up outside of operating hours. Please contact Ace rentals at [email protected]

Petrol Station near by:

Caltex, 30 Stanley Street, Parnell, Auckland

Supermarket near by:

Countdown, 76 Quay St, Auckland

Ace Rental Cars Wellington Airport

​Address:

Freight Drive International Air Cargo Building Wellington Airport
(A short distance from the international & domestic terminals).
Phone: +64 4 471 1176
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box at the front door.
  • Please note that Ace courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the branch.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace on 0800 502 277 (+64 4 471 1176) and they will do their best to accommodate you. Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up the next day. Contact the Ace office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information
  • Free pick-up and drop-off service to branch for Ace customers from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Shuttle operates to domestic & international terminals and airport accommodation.
  • Clients on Arriving Flights: Call 0800 502 277 (+64 4 471 1176) to arrange after collecting your luggage. Driver will meet you inside terminal near Subway restaurant.
  • Clients with Departing Flights: Allow an additional 20 minutes prior to flight check-in time for vehicle return & transfer to terminal.
After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

Ace rentals are able to offer an after hours service through Park N Depart. Please note the fee for this service is $30. Further information will be given once you have booked your reservation.

Petrol Station near by:

Z, 368 Broadway, Miramar, Wellington 6022

Supermarket near by:

Pak’N’Save, 78 Rongotai Rd, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022

Ace Rental Cars Wellington

​Address:

126 Hutt Road, Kaiwharawhara, Wellington
(Located a few minutes from the ferry terminal and central city).
Phone: +64 4 471 1176
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box at the front door.
  • Please note that Ace courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the branch.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace on 0800 502 277 (+64 4 471 1176) and they will do their best to accommodate you. Please note that unauthorised late arrivals will incur an after hours fee.  Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up the next day. Contact the Ace office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information
  • Free pick-up and drop-off service to branch for Ace customers from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Shuttle operates to offices, transport terminals and accommodation in the Wellington CBD
  • Call 0800 502 277 (+64 4 471 1176) to arrange.
After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

Unavailable at this location.

Petrol Station near by:

Caltex, 208 Old Hutt Road, Kaiwharawhaura, Wellington 6001

Supermarket near by:

Countdown,124 Churchill Dr, Crofton Downs, Wellington 6035

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Ace Rental Cars Picton

​Address:

Booth 5, Picton Ferry Terminal, Picton
Phone: +64 3 573 8939
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • Departing Ferry Passengers: Allow an additional 15 minutes prior to boarding time for vehicle return.
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box at the front door.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace on 0800 502 277 (+64 3 573 8939) and they will do their best to accommodate you. Please note that unauthorised late arrivals will incur an after hours fee.  Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up the next day. Contact the Ace office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information
  • Contact branch in advance ([email protected] or 0800 502 277 / +64 3 573 8939) to inquire about free Ace customer pick-up from local accommodation & businesses.
  • For Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry passengers: Bluebridge operates a complimentary shuttle bus between the Bluebridge and Interislander Ferry Terminals. Bus stop is 20 meters from the Ace office. 
After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

You will need to arrange for pick-up outside of operating hours. Please contact Ace Rentals at [email protected]

Petrol Station near by:

Z, 101 High St, Picton 7220

Supermarket near by:

Fresh Choice,100 High St, Picton 7220

Ace Rental Cars Christchurch Airport

​Address:

Ace Rental Cars, 20 Abros Place, Burnside, Christchurch
(A 5 minute drive from Christchurch International Airport)
Phone: +64 3 360 3270
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the Ace depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box on the far left side of the front entrance in the corner.
  • IMPORTANT Leaving the car in the Airport Carpark will cost $60 in addition to all hourly parking charges incurred.
  • Please note that Ace courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the branch.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace at 0800 502 277 (+64 3 360 3270) they will do their best to accommodate. Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up tomorrow. Please contact the Ace office tomorrow between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information
  • Ace offers a free pick-up and drop-off service to branch for customers from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Shuttle operates to domestic & international terminals and airport accommodation. Call 0800 502 277 (+64 9 303 3112) to arrange.
  • ​Clients on Arriving Flights: After collecting your luggage call 0800 502 277 (+64 3 360 3270) to arrange pick-up. Exit terminal through Door 9 to the Bus/Coach Parking area and wait for the shuttle.
  • Clients on Departing Flights: Allow an additional 30 minutes prior to flight check-in time for vehicle return & transfer to terminal.
After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

Ace rentals are able to offer you an after hours collection from their Christchurch Airport branch. The fee for this service is $30.00. To arrange please contact Ace rentals at [email protected] or phone +64 3 360 3270

Petrol Station near by:

Z, 449 Wairakei Rd, Burnside, Christchurch 8053

Supermarket near by:

New World,41 Bishopdale Ct, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8053

Ace Rental Cars Dunedin Airport

​Address:

Hertz Rent a Car Counter, Dunedin Airport (in terminal), Momona, Otago
(An Ace Representative will serve you at the Hertz Rent a Car counter)
Phone: +64 3 360 3270
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • Park vehicle in marked "Ace" spaces. Return keys to Hertz counter.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace at 0800 502 277 (+64 3 360 3270) they will do their best to accommodate. Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up tomorrow. Please contact the Ace office tomorrow between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information
  • There is no shuttle service provided the Ace Dunedin Airport location.
After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

You will need to arrange for pick-up outside of operating hours. Please contact the Ace Christchurch branch at [email protected] to arrange for Dunedin after-hours pick-ups.

Petrol Station near by:

Z, 185 Main S Rd, Green Island, Dunedin 9018

Supermarket near by:

Countdown, 55 Gordon Rd, Fairfield, Mosgiel 9024

Ace Rental Cars Queenstown Airport

​Address:

Sir Henry Wigley Drive Queenstown Airport, Frankton
(Located directly across from the main exit of the airport terminal)
Phone: +64 3 442 3801
Freephone: 0800 502 277


​Depot Hours:

Open 7 days/week, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Returning Your Rental Vehicle:
  • Remember to re-fuel your hire car before returning your vehicle. 
  • Please park in front of the Ace rentals main office, lock the car and return the key to the staff inside.
  • If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside the depot, lock the car and place keys in drop box at the front door.
  • Please note that Ace courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the branch.
Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call Ace at 0800 502 277 (+64 3 442 3801) they will do their best to accommodate. Arrived at a closed branch? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up tomorrow. Please contact the Ace office tomorrow between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Shuttle Information

Contact Ace branch in advance ([email protected] or 0800 502 277 / +64 442 3801) to inquire about free customer pick-up from local accommodation & businesses.

After Hours Pick-ups & Returns:

Unavailable at this location.

Petrol Station near by:

BP, 1094 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300

Supermarket near by:

Countdown, 30 Grant Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9371

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