Rental cars express pick-ups

We've worked with our partners Avis and Budget to provide Air New Zealand customers with seamless enrollment into the 'Avis Preferred' and 'Budget Fastbreak' programmes.

Sign up for free and you'll be able to skip the queue, grab your keys and go.

Avis Preferred

  • Skip the long queues with access to Preferred counter or express line
  • Rapid return check-ins
  • Free additional driver in NZ & AU
  • Pre-filled paperwork waiting for you
  • Receipts & travel history
  • Preferred 0800 509 009 hotline

Budget Fastbreak

  • Access the Fastbreak counter and skip the line
  • Designated drop-off returns
  • Free additional driver in NZ & AU
  • Pre-filled paperwork
  • Account history and receipts
  • Fastbreak 0800 200 073 hotline

How it works

When booking your car through Air New Zealand's website once you arrive on the Renter Information page look for the Express Pick-up section and click the "Join Today" button. By supplying this additional information Avis and Budget will be able to provide you with express service and pre-filled paperwork. Please note that the first time you use the service you will be required to show your driver's licence at the counter.

Once you've signed up

After creating your booking and signing up for your new Avis Preferred or Budget Fastbreak membership, create a login and complete your online profile to get the most out of your membership.

Avis Preferred

Once you've signed up and completed your booking:

  1. Note your Wizard Number when signing up or check for an email titled, 'Welcome to Avis Preferred'
  2. Head to https://www.avis.co.nz/en/loyalty-profile/avis-preferred/express-enrollment
  3. Provide your driver licence number/credit card number that you used when signing up to as verification
  4. Confirm your email address and set an online password for your Avis account
  5. Submit the form and check your email to activate your online account
  6. Continue following the steps to fully set up your account to ensure the quickest experience possible when collecting your vehicle

Budget Fastbreak

Once you've signed up and completed your booking:

  1. Note your RapidRez® Number when signing up or check for an email titled, 'Welcome to Budget Fastbreak'
  2. Head to https://www.budget.co.nz/en/loyalty-profile/fastbreak/express-enrollment
  3. Provide your driver licence number/credit card number that you used when signing up to as verification
  4. Confirm your email address and set an online password for your Budget account
  5. Submit the form and check your email (this may take a few minutes) to activate your online account
  6. Continue following the steps to fully set up your account to ensure the quickest experience possible when collecting your vehicle

When you collect your vehicle you are welcome to skip-the-queue and head straight to the priority counter, but you will need to authenticate your driver's licence and credit card at the counter the first time you are using your new membership.

Existing corporate Preferred or Fastbreak members

If you have an existing Preferred or Fastbreak membership but would also love to enjoy skip-the-queue service whilst travelling for leisure, you are welcome to sign up for a personal account.

Adding Preferred/Fastbreak to existing bookings

You are able to add a Preferred or Fastbreak membership number to an existing rental car reservation.