Car Hire at Queenstown Airport

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Queenstown Airport, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Queenstown Airport
Economy
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Jucy
£ 12.68 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
£ 13.75 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hao Rentals
£ 14.34 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Economy Elite
Toyota Aqua or comparable
Toyota Aqua
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 16.63 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Queenstown Airport
Mini
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Rentalcars247
£ 19.11 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Standard
Toyota Camry or comparable
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 19.54 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Standard Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap
£ 25.68 / per day
Queenstown Airport
Full-size Crossover
Mitsubishi Outlander or comparable
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
£ 32.56 / 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 09:13 on 2024-04-25.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Samoan
Currency
NZD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+64
Average car hire price
£ 19 per day
Average car hire length
7 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
9.5 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.32 per litre or £ 5.01 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.25 per litre or £ 4.74 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.39 per litre or £ 5.27 / 1 gallon

Airport information

Score
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 8.6
  • Check-in and departures 8.7
  • Facilities and services 7.8
  • Wi-Fi 7.0
  • Dining and car hire services 7.1
  • Lounge 7.1

Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

  • IATA: ZQN
  • ICAO: NZQN
  • Name: Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
  • Distance from the city centre: 4.3 miles / 7 km

Top 2 Destinations around Queenstown Airport

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In which month is car hire at Queenstown Airport the most affordable?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car at Queenstown Airport fluctuate depending on the season. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day at Queenstown Airport
£ 48.96
January
£ 51.57
February
£ 39.71
March
£ 31.18
April
£ 30.95
May
£ 35.10
June
£ 51.46
July
£ 43.46
August
£ 35.22
September
£ 30.60
October
£ 37.71
November
£ 64.30
December
The best month to hire a car at Queenstown Airport is October — when the average price for a hire is £ 30.60 per day. This is 27% less than the yearly average and 52% less than hiring a car in December (when the average price is £ 64.30 per day).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

What’s the usual hire length for renters at Queenstown Airport?

Car hire lengths differ depending on the time of year: in January, the average hire length is 8 days, while in May, it is only 6 days.
Average number of hire days at Queenstown Airport
8
January
8
February
8
March
7
April
6
May
6
June
7
July
7
August
7
September
7
October
7
November
7
December

Which time of year sees the highest demand for car hire at Queenstown Airport?

Given the number of users searching for a car at Queenstown Airport, there is a higher probability of travellers hiring a car at Queenstown Airport in December in comparison to hiring a car in in April.
Monthly searches at Queenstown Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
141%
January
102%
February
91%
March
68%
April
71%
May
85%
June
94%
July
96%
August
91%
September
82%
October
119%
November
157%
December

Car Hire Information

Popular suppliers Discount Car Rentals New Zealand, Ezu Car Rental, Yes Rentals, Rentalcars247, Snap
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars, Large cars
Lowest price £ 13 per day
Cheapest supplier Jucy

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Jucy Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
EV Hire Toyota Aqua Hybrid 5 1 Medium cars
Yes Rentals Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs
Ezu Car Rental Nissan Tiida 4 2 Small cars
Rentalcars247 Mitsubishi ASX 5 2 SUVs
Rentalcars247 Suzuki Swift 4 1 Small cars
Yes Rentals Toyota Aqua Hybrid 5 1 Medium cars
Yes Rentals Toyota Corolla 5 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 car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla STW
9 April 2024
Milford sound was incredible, and there’s plenty of hiking in and around Queenstown if you can’t make it that far! Driving in. New Zealand is very easy.
United Kingdom
Toyota RAV4
16 March 2024
Four weeks in NZ was great but wish we could have stayed longer.
United Kingdom
Mazda Demio
27 February 2024
Best trip of my life I loved my little rental car was sad to hand it back haha
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United Kingdom
Toyota RAV4
22 February 2024
Travelled over 3000 miles in 3 weeks and saw the most amazing sights in New Zealand. 2 weeks in the South Island and 1 week in the North.
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United Kingdom
Suzuki Swift
16 February 2024
Te Anau walking and Milford Sound. Queenstown was a great experience and the cable car/luge.
Australia
Toyota Alphard
4 April 2023
Shotover jet ride, Onsen pools, Gondola ride up mountain in Queenstown, Cardrona Hotel between Wanaka and Queenstown, Arrowtown and the list goes on.
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
28 March 2023
We travelled around South Island, staying mainly in Wanaka but visited Queenstown for ziptrek and jet boating, travelled to kaikoura where we went whale watching and saw dolphins
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
25 March 2023
Milford Sound
United Kingdom
Mitsubishi Outlander
21 March 2023
I drove from Queenstown to fox glacier, there was terrible weather and flash flooding, the 4x4 highlander I had was the right vehicle for that trip.
United Kingdom
Toyota RAV4 (2017 - 2020) 4WD
16 March 2023
Loved Queenstown (hubby did Bungy jump) Milford Sound, Arrowtown, Wanaka, Reefton, Kaikoura, Christchurch
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
15 March 2023
Milford Sound and Mount Cook hike
United Kingdom
Mitsubishi Delica
1 March 2023
West coast.....just stunning x
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla Sedan
21 February 2023
Remote lakes by the East Cape Ewueu
United Kingdom
Suzuki Vitara
18 February 2023
Having a car allowed me to explore more of the amazing natural beauty of New Zealand in the time I had.
United Kingdom
Mazda Demio
17 February 2023
Enjoyed several locations on South Island, including Mount Cook, Milford Sound, Queenstown and Wanaka
United Kingdom
Toyota Highlander
5 February 2023
Milford Sound & Kepler Trail both amazing from Te Anau after great time in Queenstown
United Kingdom
Toyota RAV4
27 October 2022
I was climbing mountains for fifteen days. Glenorchy and Wanaka make easy bases for restocking and having a good feed!
United Kingdom
Toyota Vitz
27 May 2021
Milford sound
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
SIXT
9.2 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
NUCarrentals
6.7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
481
Total rental companies
30
Average daily price
£ 19.28
Lowest daily price
£ 12.68
Total cars available
260

Top 30 Suppliers at Queenstown Airport in 2024

SIXT
SIXT
Exceptional 9.2 / 167 reviews
+6437774110
Domestic Arrivals Hall Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
£ 29 - £ 82
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:30
Tue:08:00-21:30
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:08:00-21:30
Sun:08:00-21:30
Ezi Car Rental
Ezi Car Rental
Exceptional 9.2 / 36 reviews
+640800545000 / +6492544397
Ezi Car Rental, Rental Car Kiosk, Terminal Building, Queenstown Airport, Queenstown
£ 33 - £ 57
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:30
Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9 / 135 reviews
+6498703330
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 29 - £ 81
Snap
Snap
Very good 8.9 / 546 reviews
+640800288699 / +6492752438
5 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
£ 19 - £ 92
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
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.9 / 53 reviews
0800737070
Airport Ave, Frankton
£ 41 - £ 90
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
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Very good 8.8 / 859 reviews
+64092754085 / +64224055259
121 Glenda Drive,Frankton,Queenstown 9300
£ 14 - £ 42
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
Rentalcars247
Rentalcars247
Very good 8.8 / 271 reviews
+6498693318
2/13 Red Oaks Drive
£ 19 - £ 29
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:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.8 / 126 reviews
+64034424106
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 43 - £ 79
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
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Very good 8.8 / 116 reviews
+6434414340 / 0508246984
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
£ 27 - £ 48
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
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 8.6 / 8 reviews
0800502277
50 Grant Road, Frankton
£ 27 - £ 67
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
Mode Car Rentals
Mode Car Rentals
Very good 8.5 / 438 reviews
+64039744340
Unit 1, 26 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
£ 23 - £ 53
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
Jucy
Jucy
Very good 8.5 / 157 reviews
+6493744360 / 0800399736
52 Grant Road, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
£ 13
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
EV Hire
EV Hire
Very good 8.5 / 99 reviews
+6492171001
43 Brookes Road, Frankton, Queenstown, 9371
£ 17
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
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.5 / 6 reviews
6434423450
Terminal Building
£ 31 - £ 79
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:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
yesaway
yesaway
Very good 8.4 / 242 reviews
+64211988293 / +64800800338
77 Glenda Drive Frankton Queenstown
£ 63 - £ 242
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:30
Tue:09:00-17:30
Wed:09:00-17:30
Thu:09:00-17:30
Fri:09:00-17:30
Sat:09:00-17:30
Sun:09:00-17:30
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Very good 8.4 / 15 reviews
+64034425887
Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 32 - £ 75
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:30
Tue:08:00-21:30
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:08:00-21:30
Sun:08:00-21:30
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.2 / 93 reviews
+64034425887
Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
£ 31 - £ 74
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:30
Tue:08:00-21:30
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:08:00-21:30
Sun:08:00-21:30
Yes Rentals
Yes Rentals
Very good 8.1 / 954 reviews
+6434202878
43 Brookes Road, Frankton, Queenstown 9371
£ 17 - £ 41
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.1 / 4 reviews
+64034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE, QUEENSTOWN
£ 29 - £ 82
Ezu Car Rental
Ezu Car Rental
Very good 8 / 1,310 reviews
+64212863456
234 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queentown
£ 13 - £ 95
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
Good 7.9 / 2 reviews
6434423808
Airport Dr
£ 37 - £ 73
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:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
034424106
Airport Ave, Frankton
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
National
National
Good 7.7
+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
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.6
0800243789
Airport Ave, Frankton
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
Hao Rentals
Hao Rentals
Good 7.6
+6434281588 / +6421873929
1A/38 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 14 - £ 38
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:59
Tue:08:00-17:59
Wed:08:00-17:59
Thu:08:00-17:59
Fri:08:00-17:59
Sat:08:00-17:59
Sun:08:00-17:59
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.4 / 32 reviews
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 32 - £ 69
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:30
Tue:08:00-21:30
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:08:00-21:30
Sun:08:00-21:30
Flexways
Flexways
Good 7.4
+541152630917 / +5491152599877 / +6493033912
Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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
Surprice
Surprice
Good 7.4
+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
USAVE
USAVE
Good 7.3 / 111 reviews
+6492569430
5 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
£ 42
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
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Satisfactory 6.7 / 29 reviews
+64800736825
23 Sutherland Lane, Frankton, Queenstown
£ 19 - £ 40
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
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