Car hire New Zealand Queenstown

Queenstown Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Queenstown?

All
$20 - $80
Family size
$40 - $97
Economy
$17 - $42

The cheapest time to hire a car in Queenstown is in May. The price is 35% lower than the rest of the year at just $21 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in May. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in June. The price of a car hire in Queenstown can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Queenstown car hire deals found on momondo

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SUV
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Luxury
Convertible

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $45/day to hire a small car in Queenstown. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$16/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$16/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$16/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$16/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$21/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$26/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$28/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$28/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$31/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in Queenstown is $54/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$26/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$26/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Mazda Mazda5
or similar Intermediate estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$36/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$36/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Mazda Mazda5
or similar Intermediate estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$37/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$51/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$51/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$59/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
68-70 Stanley St
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$59/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Larger cars, like full-size sedans, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in Queenstown is $70/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$26/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$26/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$45/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$45/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$47/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$47/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
or similar Full-size estate car
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$53/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$53/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
or similar Full-size estate car
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$53/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
32 Lucas Place, Frankton
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$53/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in Queenstown is $61/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$31/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$31/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$31/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$31/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$47/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$47/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$48/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$48/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people mover in Queenstown is $81/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$41/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$41/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$41/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Airport Terminal
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$41/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People mover
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$83/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$83/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$108/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
68-70 Stanley St
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$108/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar People mover
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$108/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$108/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Queenstown. The average price to hire a lorry in Queenstown is $96/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Premium truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$94/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$94/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. The average price of a luxury car in Queenstown is $76/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Premium estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$97/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$97/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Audi A4
or similar Premium estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$126/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$126/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more to hire than most cars. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$69/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$69/day
12 Sep. - 17 Sep.
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$92/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$92/day
30 Aug. - 5 Sep.
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Queenstown Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Queenstown

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hertz

Agency score: Excellent 9.0

Score based on 31 reviews

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apex

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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dollar

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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avis

Agency score: Excellent 8.9

Score based on 10 reviews

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alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.8

Score based on 2 reviews

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budget

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 24 reviews

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economy

Agency score: Okay 5.9

Score based on 9 reviews

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Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Queenstown Intl Airport
Queenstown, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Coronet Peak Ski Area 10.1 km
Dunedin Airport
Dunedin, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Coronet Peak Ski Area 159 km
Invercargill Airport
Invercargill, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Coronet Peak Ski Area 168 km

Distance to popular hotels from Queenstown Intl Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Queenstown Intl's car hire counter

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road

1.5 km from airport

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Corner Of Earl And Marine Parade

6.4 km from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

Kawarau Village 79 Peninsula Road

1.4 km from airport

Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery

10-18 Brunswick Street

7.0 km from airport

Heritage Queenstown

91 Fernhill Road

8.0 km from airport

Mercure Queenstown Resort

Sainsbury Road

8.3 km from airport

Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

38-54 Lake Esplanade

7.2 km from airport

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview

88 Frankton Road

5.7 km from airport

Millennium Hotel Queenstown

32 Frankton Road

6.0 km from airport

Crowne Plaza Queenstown

93 Beach Street

6.7 km from airport

Sherwood Queenstown

554 Frankton Road

3.4 km from airport

Qt Queenstown

30 Brunswick Street

7.2 km from airport

Scenic Suites Queenstown

27 Stanley Street

6.1 km from airport

The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments

377 Frankton Road

4.2 km from airport

Copthorne Hotel And Resort Queenstown Lakefront

27 Frankton Road

6.0 km from airport

Kamana Lakehouse

139 Fernhill Road

8.8 km from airport

Sofitel Queenstown - Hotel & Spa

8 Duke Street

6.5 km from airport

Car Hire in Queenstown

This August we have run 4,697 searches for car hire in Queenstown for momondo users.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Queenstown car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Many car hire companies in Queenstown have new cleaning requirements in place to ensure your vehicle is disinfected for your safety. This enhanced cleaning feature is now being offered at locations such as National, Avis, and Budget. Use our new search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning in Queenstown. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Queenstown in September?

For a weekend in September, the best deals in Queenstown start from around $17 up to around $44. $37 is a normal deal for a week-long hire in Queenstown, but for September it's not uncommon to see prices as low as $13, depending on your requirements.

Is there a fee to cancel my Queenstown car hire?

When you hire a car in Queenstown, popular agencies such as National, Avis, and Budget will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in Queenstown, we can help you find the cheapest car to hire for your upcoming trip.

What is the best type of car to hire in Queenstown during September?

Hiring a standard car in Queenstown during the month of September is the preferred choice of most travellers. With temperatures averaging 10 °C and precipitation around 70 mm during September, a standard size car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Hiring a Standard in Queenstown will cost you $37/day on average.

Which car hire company in Queenstown has the most locations?

Snap Rentals is very popular in Queenstown, as they have more locations than any other car hire company. You can find 2 locations in the city of Queenstown, and can expect to pay about $27/day for your car rental in Queenstown.

What is the speed limit in Queenstown?

Travellers who hire a car in Queenstown should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 50 km/h. Suburban speed limits around Queenstown are generally 100 km/h, whereas speed limits on motorways are 110 km/h. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.


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