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Car Hire in Queenstown

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 12.79 per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Aqua Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Aqua Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 13.18 per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 13.20 per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 14.05 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Queenstown Airport
Compact
Nissan Tiida or comparable
Nissan Tiida
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 14.88 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Standard Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 16.80 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Corolla 2013 or comparable
Toyota Corolla 2013
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 17.54 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 17.54 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 19:41 on 2022-01-26.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Dialing code
64
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in Queenstown

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Queenstown and drop off in another city include:

  • From Queenstown to Christchurch - 38 offers from £ 25.53 per day
  • From Queenstown to Auckland - 52 offers from £ 25.53 per day
  • From Queenstown to Dunedin - 9 offers from £ 67.65 per day
  • From Queenstown to Picton - 9 offers from £ 67.65 per day
  • From Queenstown to Invercargill - 9 offers from £ 67.65 per day

Top 9 Cities near Queenstown

  1. Wellington starting at £ 18.04 per day
    640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
  2. Dunedin starting at £ 23.93 per day
    152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Blenheim starting at £ 28.53 per day
    569.4 km / 353.8 miles away
  4. Palmerston North starting at £ 49.82 per day
    767.0 km / 476.6 miles away
  5. Invercargill starting at £ 78.54 per day
    158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
  6. New Plymouth starting at £ 37.76 per day
    805.0 km / 500.2 miles away
  7. 762.5 km / 473.8 miles away
  8. Taupo starting at £ 37.76 per day
    925.1 km / 574.9 miles away
  9. 970.0 km / 602.7 miles away

Top 12 Destinations around Queenstown

  1. Queenstown Airport starting at £ 12.57 per day
    0.4 km / 0.2 miles away
  2. Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.93 per day
    152.0 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Invercargill Airport starting at £ 78.54 per day
    158.1 km / 98.2 miles away
  4. Wellington Airport starting at £ 18.04 per day
    640.9 km / 398.3 miles away
  5. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 24.90 per day
    644.4 km / 400.4 miles away
  6. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 37.76 per day
    805.4 km / 500.4 miles away
  7. Taupo Airport starting at £ 37.76 per day
    925.5 km / 575.1 miles away
  8. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1031.7 km / 641.1 miles away
  9. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1033.3 km / 642.1 miles away
  10. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 40.87 per day
    1035.1 km / 643.2 miles away
  11. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1036.0 km / 643.8 miles away
  12. Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1037.1 km / 644.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Queenstown?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Queenstownfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Queenstown
£ 34.23
January
£ 29.75
February
£ 23.45
March
£ 24.74
April
£ 20.80
May
£ 17.03
June
£ 22.95
July
£ 21.44
August
£ 51.65
September
£ 53.02
October
£ 69.61
November
£ 69.61
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Queenstown is June with prices starting at £ 17.03 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 69.61. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 37. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Queenstown?

Hirers picking up a car in Queenstown keep them for an average of 7 days during in January, while those picking up their cars in June keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length in Queenstown
7
January
5
February
7
March
6
April
May
2
June
5
July
4
August
6
September
5
October
6
November
7
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Queenstown?

While travellers visit Queenstown year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is January, and the least popular is May.
Popularity of Car Hire in Queenstown by Monthly Searches
324%
January
225%
February
224%
March
April
May
June
July
August
41%
September
56%
October
174%
November
156%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Snap Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Ezu Car Rental Toyota Alphard 5 4 People Carriers
Yes Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Ezu Car Rental Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Yes Rentals Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Aqua 5 1 Medium cars
Ezu Car Rental Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Ezu Car Rental Suzuki Swift 4 1 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

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New Zealand
Subaru Forester 4WD
1 August 2021
Brilliant and efficient service - would use again

Top 18 Hire Companies in Queenstown in 2022

Interrent
Interrent
Remarkable 9.5
+64021374272
27 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
USAVE
USAVE
Remarkable 9.2
+64039010340 / +640508112233
Unit 9, 222 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Remarkable 9.2
+6434414340 / 0508246984
20 Lucas Pl, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+64034425887
Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:08:30-21:00
Tue:08:30-21:00
Wed:08:30-21:00
Thu:08:30-21:00
Fri:08:30-21:00
Sat:08:30-21:00
Sun:08:30-21:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE,
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+6437774110
Domestic Arrivals Hall Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
Working hours
Mon:08:30-21:00
Tue:08:30-21:00
Wed:08:30-21:00
Thu:08:30-21:00
Fri:08:30-21:00
Sat:08:30-21:00
Sun:08:30-21:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
6434423808
Airport Dr
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+64034414637
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:30
Tue:08:00-16:30
Wed:08:00-16:30
Thu:08:00-16:30
Fri:08:00-16:30
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:08:00-16:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
6434423450
Terminal Building Queenstown Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+6493733925 / +64039744340
121 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:30
Tue:08:30-17:30
Wed:08:30-17:30
Thu:08:30-17:30
Fri:08:30-17:30
Sat:08:30-17:30
Sun:08:30-17:30
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+640800243789
Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9348
Working hours
Mon:07:30-21:30
Tue:07:30-21:30
Wed:07:30-21:30
Thu:07:30-21:30
Fri:07:30-21:30
Sat:07:30-21:30
Sun:07:30-21:30
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8.4
+64021373125
Meet & Greet
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.4
+64034414637
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+64800736825
121 Glenda Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9371
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
6434423801 / 6493092258
Sir Henry Wigly Dr
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.3
+64021374272
27 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7
+6437774110
Shop 1 Ramada Hotel Retail Complex Road - 24 Hawthorne Drive, Queenstown
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