Save up to 30% by booking in January for pick-up by the end of February!

Car Hire at Queenstown Airport

✓ No Hidden Costs ✓ 24/7 Support ✓ Free Cancellation
Queenstown Airport, Queenstown, New Zealand
Unable to find any location
Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30 - 65
  • 66
  • 67
  • 68
  • 69
  • 70
  • 71
  • 72
  • 73
  • 74
  • 75
  • 76
  • 77
  • 78
  • 79
  • 80+
500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 12.57 per day
Compact
Nissan Tiida or comparable
Nissan Tiida
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 14.88 per day
Full-size
Toyota Estima *Branded Vehicle* or comparable
	Toyota Estima *Branded Vehicle*
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Jucy
£ 18.83 per day
Mini
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
yesaway
£ 24.15 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Economy Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
£ 25.86 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Alphard or comparable
Toyota Alphard
  • 8x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 26.30 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Previa or comparable
Toyota Previa
  • 8x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 30.59 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Alphard or comparable
Toyota Alphard
  • 8x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
£ 33.08 / 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 02:02 on 2022-01-24.

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 12 Destinations around Queenstown Airport

  1. Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.93 per day
    152.0 km / 94.5 miles away
  2. Invercargill Airport starting at £ 78.54 per day
    158.1 km / 98.2 miles away
  3. Wellington Airport starting at £ 18.04 per day
    640.9 km / 398.3 miles away
  4. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 24.90 per day
    644.4 km / 400.4 miles away
  5. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 37.76 per day
    805.4 km / 500.4 miles away
  6. Taupo Airport starting at £ 37.76 per day
    925.5 km / 575.1 miles away
  7. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1031.7 km / 641.1 miles away
  8. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1033.3 km / 642.1 miles away
  9. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 40.87 per day
    1035.1 km / 643.2 miles away
  10. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1036.0 km / 643.8 miles away
  11. Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 17.76 per day
    1037.1 km / 644.4 miles away
  12. Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 10.61 per day
    1038.6 km / 645.4 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
£ 34.23
January
£ 29.75
February
£ 23.45
March
£ 24.74
April
£ 20.80
May
£ 17.03
June
£ 22.95
July
£ 21.44
August
£ 41.58
September
£ 43.01
October
£ 41.90
November
£ 41.90
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Queenstown Airport is June with prices starting at £ 17.03 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 £ 43.01. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. 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 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

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.

United Kingdom
Toyota Vitz
27 May 2021
Milford sound

Top 18 Hire Companies at Queenstown Airport 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
£ 64 - £ 65
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
£ 40 - £ 150
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 - £ 73
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,
£ 26 - £ 148
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+6437774110
Domestic Arrivals Hall Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
£ 25 - £ 79
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 31 - £ 38
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
£ 88 - £ 118
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
£ 81 - £ 110
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
£ 20 - £ 35
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
£ 26 - £ 148
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
Download App
Book and manage your booking on the go
We use cookies to improve your experience. By accepting you agree with our cookie policy.
Please select a pick-up location and dates