Car rental - New Zealand, Queenstown

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Tiida 2009 or similar
Nissan Tiida 2009
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$11.00 / per day
Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Economy
Fiat Punto or similar
Fiat Punto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$13.00 / per day
Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$13.00 / per day
Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Economy Elite
Toyota Prius Hybrid or similar
Toyota Prius Hybrid
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$16.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Standard
Mazda 6 or similar
Mazda 6
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$20.00 / per day
Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Aerodrive Car Rental
$20.00 / per day
Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Full-size
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Hitch Car Rentals
$21.00 / per day
Queenstown Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$23.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Queenstown Car Rental Reviews

Stephanie I.
October 25, 2018
Touring the South Island is a must-do! Renting a car was a great choice for us as it gave us the freedom to make our own schedule for our trip.
Richard D.
September 14, 2018
Queenstown is small but beautiful in every direction. Drive/fly to Miford sound and the fox glacier.
Dario S.
September 8, 2018
Went to Wonika had a great time there and having a hire car allows everyone to experience the beautiful places and scenery...
tony C.
August 24, 2018
Queenstwon was amazing. You need to rent a car- there's too much to do and having a vehicle makes it all the more accessible. Make sure you are clear what you are hiring before you get there so you are able to enjoy your trip without distractions.
Stephen G.
August 22, 2018
Strongly recommend paying extra for a 4WD vehicle during ski season to avoid the need to carry and/or fit chains.
Klaus G.
August 1, 2018
We stayed in the Hilton Resort and Spa and can absolutely recommend it.
Philip C.
July 22, 2018
Great to get out and visit local attractions. Parking in town is a pain and expensive meters run 9am to 9pm

Travel information

Language
English,
Maori
Currency
NZD
Country code
64
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$25.15 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Queenstown?

Car rental prices in Queenstown vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Queenstown
$46.93
January
$40.78
February
$32.15
March
$33.91
April
$28.51
May
$23.35
June
$31.46
July
$29.39
August
$57.00
September
$58.97
October
November
December
The best month to rent a car in Queenstown is June (when prices for Economy start from $23.35. This is 39% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 60% cheaper than renting in October (when rental prices start at $58.97 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Queenstown?

Travel lengths vary from month to month. In May, travelers rent a car for an average of 10 days. In January, the average rental period is 7 days.
Average Rental Length in Queenstown
7
January
7
February
7
March
9
April
10
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
8
October
November
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Queenstown?

While travelers visit Queenstown year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is October, and the least popular is April.
Queenstown Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
107%
January
91%
February
124%
March
74%
April
75%
May
86%
June
108%
July
115%
August
89%
September
131%
October
November
December

Top 12 Cities near Queenstown

Christchurch Car Rentals from $12.00 per day
347.1 km / 215.7 miles away
Wellington Car Rentals from $24.00 per day
640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
Dunedin Car Rentals from $73.00 per day
152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
Nelson Car Rentals from $42.00 per day
550.8 km / 342.2 miles away
Rotorua Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
993.1 km / 617.1 miles away
Hamilton Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
966.3 km / 600.4 miles away
Palmerston North Car Rentals from $42.00 per day
767.0 km / 476.6 miles away
Invercargill Car Rentals from $73.00 per day
158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
New Plymouth Car Rentals from $42.00 per day
805.0 km / 500.2 miles away
Blenheim Car Rentals from $56.00 per day
569.4 km / 353.8 miles away
Napier Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
910.0 km / 565.5 miles away
Hokitika Car Rentals from $56.00 per day
313.3 km / 194.7 miles away

Top 16 Locations near Queenstown

Dunedin Airport Car Rentals from $73.00 per day
152.1 km / 94.5 miles away
158.4 km / 98.5 miles away
Hokitika Airport Car Rentals from $56.00 per day
313.3 km / 194.7 miles away
347.1 km / 215.7 miles away
Nelson Airport Car Rentals from $42.00 per day
550.8 km / 342.2 miles away
Blenheim Airport Car Rentals from $56.00 per day
569.4 km / 353.8 miles away
640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
767.0 km / 476.6 miles away
805.0 km / 500.2 miles away
Napier Airport Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
910.0 km / 565.5 miles away
Hamilton Airport Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
966.3 km / 600.4 miles away
Rotorua Airport Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
993.1 km / 617.1 miles away
Auckland Airport Car Rentals from $12.00 per day
1024.5 km / 636.6 miles away
Tauranga Airport Car Rentals from $91.00 per day
1026.4 km / 637.8 miles away
1133.1 km / 704.1 miles away

Top 5 Best Queenstown Suppliers in 2018

Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.8
+64034425887
TERMINAL BUILDING
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE,
Hitch Car Rentals
Hitch Car Rentals
Excellent 8.6
0064 3 974 4670 / 0064 21 150 7706
180 Glenda Drive, Frankton
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.4
0064034414637
SIR HENRY WIGLEY DRIVE
Nu Car Rentals
Nu Car Rentals
Very good 7.6
0064 800736825
121 GLENDA DR

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