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Car Hire in Queenstown

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Economy Elite
MG3 Hatchback or comparable
MG3 Hatchback
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Go Rentals
£ 17.41 / per day
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Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Go Rentals
£ 18.83 / per day
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Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla Sedan or comparable
Toyota Corolla Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Go Rentals
£ 19.29 / per day
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Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Go Rentals
£ 19.70 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 24.64 / per day
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Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 25.77 / per day
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Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Compact
Holden Trax or comparable
Holden Trax
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 27.46 / per day
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Queenstown Airport Car Hire
Economy
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 29.03 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 23:13 on 2020-07-04.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Dialing code
64
Average car hire length
7 days
Budget car hire price
£ 29.13 / per day
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 rental options for pick up in Queenstown and drop off in another city include:

  • From Queenstown to Christchurch - 38 offers from 27.54 GBP per day
  • From Queenstown to Auckland - 52 offers from 27.54 GBP per day
  • From Queenstown to Dunedin - 9 offers from 72.96 GBP per day
  • From Queenstown to Picton - 9 offers from 72.96 GBP per day
  • From Queenstown to Invercargill - 9 offers from 72.96 GBP per day

Top 10 Cities near Queenstown

  1. Christchurch Car Hire starting at £ 6.72 per day
    347.1 km / 215.7 miles away
  2. Wellington Car Hire starting at £ 11.71 per day
    640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
  3. Dunedin Car Hire starting at £ 15.53 per day
    152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
  4. Nelson Car Hire starting at £ 14.77 per day
    550.8 km / 342.2 miles away
  5. Rotorua Car Hire starting at £ 21.46 per day
    993.1 km / 617.1 miles away
  6. Blenheim Car Hire starting at £ 14.77 per day
    569.4 km / 353.8 miles away
  7. Invercargill Car Hire starting at £ 24.64 per day
    158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
  8. Napier Car Hire starting at £ 21.46 per day
    910.0 km / 565.5 miles away
  9. Palmerston North Car Hire starting at £ 19.70 per day
    767.0 km / 476.6 miles away
  10. New Plymouth Car Hire starting at £ 21.46 per day
    805.0 km / 500.2 miles away

Top 19 Destinations around Queenstown

  1. Queenstown Airport Car Hire starting at £ 17.41 per day
  2. Dunedin Airport Car Hire starting at £ 15.53 per day
    152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
  3. Invercargill Airport Car Hire starting at £ 24.64 per day
    158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
  4. Christchurch Airport Car Hire starting at £ 6.72 per day
    347.1 km / 215.7 miles away
  5. City Centre Car Hire starting at £ 5.54 per day
    351.7 km / 218.5 miles away
  6. Nelson Airport Car Hire starting at £ 14.77 per day
    550.8 km / 342.2 miles away
  7. Blenheim Airport Car Hire starting at £ 14.77 per day
    569.4 km / 353.8 miles away
  8. Wellington Airport Car Hire starting at £ 11.71 per day
    640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
  9. City Centre Car Hire starting at £ 10.52 per day
    641.1 km / 398.4 miles away
  10. 644.0 km / 400.2 miles away
  11. Palmerston North City Centre Car Hire starting at £ 10.60 per day
    765.0 km / 475.4 miles away
  12. Palmerston North Airport Car Hire starting at £ 19.70 per day
    767.0 km / 476.6 miles away
  13. New Plymouth Airport Car Hire starting at £ 21.46 per day
    805.0 km / 500.2 miles away
  14. Napier Airport Car Hire starting at £ 21.46 per day
    910.0 km / 565.5 miles away
  15. Rotorua Airport Car Hire starting at £ 21.46 per day
    993.1 km / 617.1 miles away
  16. Auckland Airport Car Hire starting at £ 6.72 per day
    1024.5 km / 636.6 miles away
  17. Tauranga Airport Car Hire starting at £ 24.64 per day
    1026.4 km / 637.8 miles away
  18. City Centre Car Hire starting at £ 7.91 per day
    1039.8 km / 646.1 miles away
  19. Whangarei Airport Car Hire starting at £ 30.34 per day
    1133.1 km / 704.1 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
£ 36.92
January
£ 32.08
February
£ 25.29
March
£ 26.68
April
£ 22.43
May
£ 18.37
June
£ 24.75
July
£ 23.12
August
£ 66.57
September
£ 46.39
October
£ 90.02
November
£ 75.09
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Queenstown is June with prices starting at £ 18.37 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 £ 90.02. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 41. 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 9 days during in October, while those picking up their cars in June keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length in Queenstown
7
January
4
February
7
March
6
April
May
2
June
5
July
4
August
4
September
9
October
5
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 December, and the least popular is May.
Popularity of Car Hire in Queenstown by Monthly Searches
62%
January
342%
February
304%
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
54%
October
19%
November
419%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hitch Car Rentals Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
Hitch Car Rentals Mitsubishi Outlander 5 4 SUVs
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Hitch Car Rentals Mazda 3 4 2 Medium cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Snap Rentals Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars
Hitch Car Rentals Toyota Estima 4 4 People Carriers/Vans
Snap Rentals Toyota Aqua 5 1 Medium cars
Alamo Mitsubishi Outlander 5 2 SUVs

Top 15 Hire Companies in Queenstown in 2020

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
Hitch Car Rentals
Hitch Car Rentals
Remarkable 9.2
+64039010340
180 Glenda Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9371
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Remarkable 9.2
+6434414340
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
TERMINAL BUILDING
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE,
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
6434423808
Airport Dr Frankton
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
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+64034414637
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:30
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:07:30-20:30
Sun:07:30-22:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
6434423450
Terminal Building Queenstown Airport
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
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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