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Car Hire at Queenstown Airport

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Queenstown Airport, Queenstown, New Zealand
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 10.96 per day
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Compact
Toyota Aqua Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Aqua Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
yesaway
£ 12.68 per day
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Minivan
Toyota Estima or comparable
Toyota Estima
  • 7
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
£ 15.07 per day
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Standard
Toyota RAV4 or comparable
Toyota RAV4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 16.19 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Full-size Elite
Ford Ranger or comparable
Ford Ranger
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 27.88 / per day
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Full-size
Mitsubishi Pajero or comparable
Mitsubishi Pajero
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 37.10 / per day
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Intermediate Elite
VW Tiguan Allspace AWD (5/7 seater) *guaranteed model* or comparable
VW Tiguan Allspace AWD (5/7 seater) *guaranteed model*
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 42.39 / per day
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Standard Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 13.95 / 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 02:02 on 2021-03-01.

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%

Airport information

Score
8.0
  • Getting to the airport 8.5
  • Check-in desks 9.0
  • Facilities and services 7.8
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.3
  • Dining and car hire services 6.8
  • Lounge 5.8

Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

  • IATA: ZQN
  • ICAO: NZQN
  • Name: Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Flights per year: 41,769
  • Passengers (per year): 1,409,663
  • Distance from the city centre: 4.3 miles / 7 km E of town
  • Working hours:
  • Phone: +64 3 450 9031

Top 15 Destinations around Queenstown Airport

  1. Car Hire at Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.64 per day
    152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
  2. Car Hire at Invercargill Airport starting at £ 28.01 per day
    158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Christchurch Airport starting at £ 7.97 per day
    347.1 km / 215.7 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Nelson Airport starting at £ 15.99 per day
    550.8 km / 342.2 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Blenheim Airport starting at £ 26.45 per day
    569.4 km / 353.8 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Wellington Airport starting at £ 8.15 per day
    640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
  7. 644.0 km / 400.2 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Palmerston North Airport starting at £ 34.12 per day
    767.0 km / 476.6 miles away
  9. Car Hire at New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 34.12 per day
    805.0 km / 500.2 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Napier Airport starting at £ 35.56 per day
    910.0 km / 565.5 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Rotorua Airport starting at £ 36.79 per day
    993.1 km / 617.1 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Auckland Airport starting at £ 8.04 per day
    1024.5 km / 636.6 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Tauranga Airport starting at £ 36.79 per day
    1026.4 km / 637.8 miles away
  14. Car Hire Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 10.96 per day
    1038.3 km / 645.1 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Whangarei Airport starting at £ 29.08 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 at Queenstown Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Queenstown Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Queenstown Airport
£ 35.39
January
£ 30.75
February
£ 24.24
March
£ 25.57
April
£ 21.50
May
£ 17.60
June
£ 23.72
July
£ 22.16
August
£ 42.97
September
£ 44.46
October
£ 43.31
November
£ 43.31
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Queenstown Airport is June with prices starting at £ 17.60 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is October with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 44.46. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. 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’s the most popular hire length at Queenstown Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Queenstown Airport keep them for an average of 9 days during in October, while those picking up their cars in January keep them for an average of 7.
Average Hire Length at Queenstown Airport
7
January
7
February
7
March
8
April
8
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
9
October
8
November
8
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Queenstown Airport?

Though Queenstown Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in January. June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
128%
January
111%
February
99%
March
92%
April
102%
May
66%
June
83%
July
88%
August
81%
September
111%
October
115%
November
124%
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 RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Aqua 5 1 Medium cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars
Ezu Car Rental Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Ezu Car Rental Toyota Alphard 5 4 People Carriers/Vans
Ezu Car Rental Nissan X-Trail 5 3 SUVs
Ezu Car Rental Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Snap Rentals Toyota Yaris 5 2 Small cars

Top 17 Hire Companies at Queenstown Airport in 2021

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
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
£ 27 - £ 46
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:08:30-17:30
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE,
£ 24 - £ 38
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+6437774110
Domestic Arrivals Hall Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
£ 32 - £ 94
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 23 - £ 28
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:08:30-17:30
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
6434423808
Airport Dr Frankton
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:45
Tue:08:00-20:45
Wed:08:00-20:45
Thu:08:00-20:45
Fri:08:00-20:45
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-20:45
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:08:00-20:45
Tue:08:00-20:45
Wed:08:00-20:45
Thu:08:00-20:45
Fri:08:00-20:45
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-20:45
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
+640800736825
121 Glenda Dr, Frankton, 9371
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-17:00
Fri:07:00-17:00
Sat:07:00-17:00
Sun:07:00-17:00
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8.4
+64021373125
Meet & Greet
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.4
+64034414637
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 24 - £ 37
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.2
+6493733925
121 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 16 - £ 18
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
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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