Queenstown

Cheap Car Rentals in Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand
7 Dec — 14 Dec
Same drop-off
Queenstown, New Zealand
Wed 7/12
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Wed 14/12
Noon
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Queenstown Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per litreC$ 2.23
Average price per dayC$ 45
Cheapest price per dayC$ 25

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Queenstown?

January

C$ 62

February

C$ 52

March

C$ 43

April

C$ 56

May

C$ 45

June

C$ 56

July

C$ 97

August

C$ 104

September

C$ 82

October

C$ 64

November

C$ 67

December

C$ 79

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Queenstown is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Queenstown

There are 48 rental agencies servicing Queenstown, New Zealand. These agencies, altogether, have 67 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Queenstown with prices from C$ 24 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can rent in Queenstown:

Compare available car types for rental in Queenstown

Small Cars

C$ 31 - C$ 61

All Car Types

C$ 32 - C$ 101

To rent a Small car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 47/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~C$ 31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 61/day). In fact, April is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a Small car saves you 23% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Queenstown Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 55/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~C$ 29/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 100/day). In fact, April is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a Medium car saves you 12% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Queenstown Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 60/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~C$ 18/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 115/day). In fact, July is about 70% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a Large car saves you 4% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Queenstown Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 58/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~C$ 41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 119/day). In fact, March is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a SUV car saves you 5% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Queenstown SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 97/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~C$ 65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 253/day). In fact, January is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a Van car is 37% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Queenstown Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota YarisC$ 24/day
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Toyota YarisC$ 60/day
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Nissan VersaC$ 62/day
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Top rental agencies in Queenstown

All major car rental suppliers in Queenstown

Apex

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.3
Excellent
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

9.5

Hertz

9.0
Excellent
7 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

9.1

Budget

7.1
Good
11 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.0

Sunnycars

4 locations

Dollar

3 locations

Thrifty

3 locations

Ace Rental Cars

2 locations

Best Queenstown Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Queenstown recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Queenstown?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 61/day when booking a rental car in Queenstown. The best deal a user found was for C$ 34/day from AeroDrive, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Queenstown?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Queenstown from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz (C$ 32/day), EZI (C$ 82/day), and Mode Car & Camper Rentals (C$ 117/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Queenstown?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Scotties (10.0 rating), Apex (10.0 rating) and Avis (9.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Queenstown.

What are gas prices like in Queenstown?

The average gas price in Queenstown is C$ 2.23/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 100 and C$ 145 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Queenstown for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is one of the most popular car rental companies in Queenstown, offering car rentals for around C$ 385 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Queenstown for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Queenstown it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 15%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Queenstown?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Queenstown for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Queenstown for a month?

We’ve recently found that AeroDrive offers you prices that are 74% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Queenstown for a month is C$ 1,651. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

How much is a car rental in Queenstown for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in Queenstown, you can expect the average price to be around C$ 0. Usually a Compact rental in Queenstown is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Compact for December, it will cost approximately C$ 65 per day.

Luxury Car Rentals in Queenstown

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Queenstown from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Queenstown

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Queenstown van rentals.

Car type options available for Queenstown

Explore different vehicle types you can rent in Queenstown