Car Hire in Queenstown

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Economy Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
£ 34.65 per day
Queenstown Airport
Compact
Mitsubishi ASX or comparable
Mitsubishi ASX
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
£ 44.44 per day
Queenstown Airport
Intermediate Elite
Toyota RAV4 or comparable
Toyota RAV4
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
£ 44.86 per day
Queenstown Airport
Compact
Toyota Aqua Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Aqua Hybrid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 54.45 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Queenstown Airport
Compact
Toyota Aqua Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Aqua Hybrid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
EV Hire
£ 54.45 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Toyota Hiace or comparable
Toyota Hiace
  • 2
  • 8
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
USAVE
£ 55.21 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 56.15 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 56.15 / 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 22:37 on 2022-10-01.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
64
Budget car hire price
£ 63.88 / per day
Average car hire length
3 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.42 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.47 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.32 / 1 liter

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 £ 26.88 per day
  • From Queenstown to Auckland - 52 offers from £ 26.88 per day
  • From Queenstown to Dunedin - 9 offers from £ 71.22 per day
  • From Queenstown to Picton - 9 offers from £ 71.22 per day
  • From Queenstown to Invercargill - 9 offers from £ 71.22 per day

Top 10 Cities near Queenstown

  1. Wellington starting at £ 26.35 per day
    640.9 km / 398.3 miles away
  2. Dunedin starting at £ 33.94 per day
    152.0 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Palmerston North starting at £ 62.25 per day
    767.4 km / 476.8 miles away
  4. Invercargill starting at £ 70.58 per day
    158.1 km / 98.2 miles away
  5. 575.0 km / 357.3 miles away
  6. New Plymouth starting at £ 41.16 per day
    805.4 km / 500.4 miles away
  7. Taupo starting at £ 42.48 per day
    925.5 km / 575.1 miles away
  8. Whanganui starting at £ 64.42 per day
    762.9 km / 474.0 miles away
  9. 209.9 km / 130.4 miles away
  10. Westport starting at £ 67.04 per day
    431.3 km / 268.0 miles away

Top 12 Destinations around Queenstown

  1. Queenstown Airport starting at £ 36.08 per day
    0.4 km / 0.2 miles away
  2. Dunedin Airport starting at £ 33.94 per day
    152.0 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Invercargill Airport starting at £ 70.58 per day
    158.1 km / 98.2 miles away
  4. Westport Airport starting at £ 67.04 per day
    431.3 km / 268.0 miles away
  5. Wellington Airport starting at £ 26.35 per day
    640.9 km / 398.3 miles away
  6. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 26.21 per day
    644.4 km / 400.4 miles away
  7. Whanganui Airport starting at £ 64.42 per day
    762.9 km / 474.0 miles away
  8. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 41.16 per day
    805.4 km / 500.4 miles away
  9. Taupo Airport starting at £ 42.48 per day
    925.5 km / 575.1 miles away
  10. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 16.76 per day
    1031.7 km / 641.1 miles away
  11. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 16.76 per day
    1033.3 km / 642.1 miles away
  12. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 80.32 per day
    1035.1 km / 643.2 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
£ 36.04
January
£ 31.32
February
£ 24.69
March
£ 26.04
April
£ 21.89
May
£ 17.93
June
£ 24.16
July
£ 22.57
August
£ 54.37
September
£ 55.81
October
£ 73.28
November
£ 73.28
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Queenstown is June with prices starting at £ 17.93 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 £ 73.28. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 38. 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 8 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in February keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length in Queenstown
7
January
5
February
7
March
7
April
8
May
5
June
6
July
6
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 June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Queenstown by Monthly Searches
205%
January
178%
February
158%
March
58%
April
33%
May
11%
June
13%
July
28%
August
129%
September
178%
October
111%
November
99%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Yes Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Jucy Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Yes Rentals Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
Yes Rentals Toyota Aqua Hybrid 5 2 Small cars
Hertz Mazda 6 4 2 Large cars
Ezu Car Rental Toyota Alphard 5 4 People Carriers
Ezu Car Rental Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

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

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
yesaway
9.42 / 10
Lowest rated company
NUCarrentals
7.67 / 10
Total number of reviews
92
Total rental companies
28
Average daily price
£ 63.88
Lowest daily price
£ 11.16
Total cars available
144

Top 28 Hire Companies in Queenstown in 2022

yesaway
yesaway
Remarkable 9.4 / 150 reviews
+64211988293 / +64800800338
77 Glenda Drive Frankton Queenstown
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Tue:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Wed:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Thu:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Fri:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Sat:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Sun:09:00-17:30; 07:00-08:59; 17:31-23:00
Hertz
Hertz
Remarkable 9.3 / 40 reviews
+64034424106
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
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
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.3 / 86 reviews
+6437774110
Domestic Arrivals Hall Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2 / 92 reviews
+6498703330
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Remarkable 9 / 270 reviews
+64092754085 / +64224055259
121 Glenda Drive,Frankton,Queenstown 9300
Working hours
Mon:09:00-16:55
Tue:09:00-16:55
Wed:09:00-16:55
Thu:09:00-16:55
Fri:09:00-16:55
Sat:09:00-16:55
Sun:09:00-16:55
Ace Rental Cars
Ace Rental Cars
Outstanding 8.9 / 4 reviews
0800502277
50 Grant Road, Frankton
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:00
Tue:08:30-17:00
Wed:08:30-17:00
Thu:08:30-17:00
Fri:08:30-17:00
Sat:08:30-17:00
Sun:08:30-17:00
Jucy
Jucy
Outstanding 8.9 / 58 reviews
+6493744360 / 0800399736
52 Grant Road, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:08:30-16:00
Tue:08:30-16:00
Wed:08:30-16:00
Thu:08:30-16:00
Fri:08:30-16:00
Sat:08:30-16:00
Sun:08:30-16:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.9 / 54 reviews
+64034425887
Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:08:30-16:30
Tue:08:30-16:30
Wed:08:30-16:30
Thu:08:30-16:30
Fri:08:30-16:30
Sat:08:30-16:30
Sun:08:30-16:30
Rentalcars247
Rentalcars247
Outstanding 8.8 / 5 reviews
+64098693318 / +64021769300
2/13 Red Oaks Drive, Frankton
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:59
Tue:08:00-16:59
Wed:08:00-16:59
Thu:08:00-16:59
Fri:08:00-16:59
Sat:08:00-16:59
Sun:08:00-16:59
Mode Car Rentals
Mode Car Rentals
Outstanding 8.8 / 142 reviews
+64039744340
121 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Outstanding 8.8 / 4 reviews
+6434414340 / 0508246984
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, 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
Snap Rentals
Snap Rentals
Outstanding 8.7 / 350 reviews
+640800288699 / +6492752438
9/222 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9371
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
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.7 / 13 reviews
+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
EV Hire
EV Hire
Outstanding 8.7 / 7 reviews
+6492171001
43 Brookes Road, Frankton, Queenstown, 9371
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6 / 17 reviews
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
Working hours
Mon:08:30-16:30
Tue:08:30-16:30
Wed:08:30-16:30
Thu:08:30-16:30
Fri:08:30-16:30
Sat:08:30-16:30
Sun:08:30-16:30
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.6 / 6 reviews
+6434423532
Airport Desk
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:30
Tue:08:00-20:30
Wed:08:00-20:30
Thu:08:00-20:30
Fri:08:00-20:30
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:08:00-16:30
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
+64034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE, QUEENSTOWN
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.6 / 3 reviews
6434423450
Terminal Building
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
Ezu Car Rental
Ezu Car Rental
Outstanding 8.6 / 136 reviews
+64212863456
234 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queentown
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
USAVE
USAVE
Outstanding 8.5 / 88 reviews
+6492569430
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
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
+64034414637
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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
Yes Rentals
Yes Rentals
Outstanding 8.4 / 422 reviews
+6434202878
43 Brookes Road, Frankton, Queenstown 9371
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3
6434423808
68-70 Stanley St
Working hours
Mon:08:00-13:00
Tue:08:00-13:00
Wed:08:00-13:00
Thu:08:00-13:00
Fri:08:00-13:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Surprice
Surprice
Outstanding 8.2
+64037774110
Shop 1 Ramada Hotel Retail Complex Road, 24 Hawthorne Drive
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-17:30
Sun:08:00-17:30
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.1
034424106
AIRPORT AVENUE
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
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.9
+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
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.8
+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
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.7 / 28 reviews
+64800736825
23 Sutherland Lane, Frankton, Queenstown
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