Car Hire at Queenstown Airport

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Queenstown Airport, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
£ 36.08 per day
Compact
Toyota Aqua Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Aqua Hybrid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Yes Rentals
£ 54.45 per day
Economy
Toyota Corolla 2013 or comparable
Toyota Corolla 2013
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 62.39 per day
Full-size
Toyota Estima *Branded Vehicle* or comparable
	Toyota Estima *Branded Vehicle*
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Jucy
£ 67.30 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Minivan
Toyota Alphard or comparable
Toyota Alphard
  • 8
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
£ 75.32 / per day
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 79.60 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Previa or comparable
Toyota Previa
  • 7
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
£ 91.61 / per day
Premium
Polestar 2 *guaranteed model* or comparable
Polestar 2 *guaranteed model*
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 110.09 / 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 03:00 on 2022-07-25.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
64
Budget car hire price
£ 59.05 / per day
Average car hire length
7 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

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 £ 33.94 per day
    152.0 km / 94.5 miles away
  2. Invercargill Airport starting at £ 70.58 per day
    158.1 km / 98.2 miles away
  3. Westport Airport starting at £ 67.04 per day
    431.3 km / 268.0 miles away
  4. Wellington Airport starting at £ 26.35 per day
    640.9 km / 398.3 miles away
  5. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 26.21 per day
    644.4 km / 400.4 miles away
  6. Whanganui Airport starting at £ 64.42 per day
    762.9 km / 474.0 miles away
  7. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 41.16 per day
    805.4 km / 500.4 miles away
  8. Taupo Airport starting at £ 42.48 per day
    925.5 km / 575.1 miles away
  9. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 16.76 per day
    1031.7 km / 641.1 miles away
  10. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 16.76 per day
    1033.3 km / 642.1 miles away
  11. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 80.32 per day
    1035.1 km / 643.2 miles away
  12. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 13.35 per day
    1036.0 km / 643.8 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
£ 36.04
January
£ 31.32
February
£ 24.69
March
£ 26.04
April
£ 21.89
May
£ 17.93
June
£ 24.16
July
£ 22.57
August
£ 43.77
September
£ 45.28
October
£ 44.11
November
£ 44.11
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Queenstown Airport is June with prices starting at £ 17.93 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 £ 45.28. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 32. 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
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
Ezu Car Rental Toyota Alphard 5 4 People Carriers
Hertz Mazda 6 4 2 Large cars
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.

United Kingdom
Toyota Vitz
27 May 2021
Milford sound

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
£ 59.05
Lowest daily price
£ 11.16
Total cars available
136

Top 28 Hire Companies at Queenstown Airport in 2022

yesaway
yesaway
Remarkable 9.4 / 150 reviews
+64211988293 / +64800800338
77 Glenda Drive Frankton Queenstown
£ 126 - £ 138
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
£ 109 - £ 245
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
£ 110 - £ 204
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2 / 92 reviews
+6498703330
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Dr, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
£ 104 - £ 183
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Remarkable 9 / 270 reviews
+64092754085 / +64224055259
121 Glenda Drive,Frankton,Queenstown 9300
£ 75 - £ 77
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
£ 36 - £ 74
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
£ 67 - £ 67
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
£ 109 - £ 182
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
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Outstanding 8.9
+6434414340 / 0508246984
Queenstown Airport, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Queenstown 9300
£ 92 - £ 131
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
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
£ 112 - £ 114
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
EV Hire
EV Hire
Outstanding 8.7 / 7 reviews
+6492171001
43 Brookes Road, Frankton, Queenstown, 9371
£ 54 - £ 54
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
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
Snap Rentals
Snap Rentals
Outstanding 8.7 / 350 reviews
+640800288699 / +6492752438
9/222 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown 9371
£ 70 - £ 81
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
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6 / 17 reviews
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 111 - £ 211
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
£ 106 - £ 183
Ezu Car Rental
Ezu Car Rental
Outstanding 8.6 / 136 reviews
+64212863456
234 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queentown
£ 62 - £ 376
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
Outstanding 8.6 / 3 reviews
6434423450
Terminal Building
£ 132 - £ 192
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
USAVE
USAVE
Outstanding 8.5 / 88 reviews
+6492569430
Unit 9, 222 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
£ 55 - £ 56
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
£ 54 - £ 142
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
Airport Dr
£ 143 - £ 143
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
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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