Queenstown

Cheap Car Rentals in Queenstown from $15

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown car rentals in 2023

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$7.04

Average price per day

$45

Cheapest price per day

$19

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

January

$73

February

$75

March

$69

April

$56

May

$37

June

$41

July

$64

August

$53

September

$44

October

$46

November

$51

December

$83

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Queenstown is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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

At $15/day, SUV is the cheapest car type available for rental in Queenstown in the past week. Out of 50 car rental agencies operating in Queenstown, there are, in total, 66 rental locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Queenstown

Small Cars

$32 - $69

All Car Types

$60 - $104

To rent a Small car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $49/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$69/day). In fact, September 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 42% 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 $68/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$92/day). In fact, May is about 32% 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 20% 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 $100/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$130/day). In fact, September is about 29% 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 is 15% 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.

To rent a SUV car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $72/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$50/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$105/day). In fact, September 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 17% 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 $113/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$83/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$145/day). In fact, October is about 27% 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 24% 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:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $130/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$269/day). In fact, May is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a Pickup Truck car is 34% 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.

To rent a Luxury car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $87/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$113/day). In fact, May is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a Luxury car is 2% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Queenstown

Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Queenstown, including Ace Rental Cars, New Zealand Discount Car Rentals and Hertz in Queenstown. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Ace Rental Cars

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

New Zealand Discount Car Rentals

10.0
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.0

Hertz

9.8
Wonderful
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.8

Overall

9.8

Pick-up/drop-off

9.5

Value

9.6

Avis

9.4
Wonderful
7 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.5

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

9.0

Apex

9.0
Wonderful
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.3

Snap Rentals

8.6
Very good
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Rental Cars 247

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.7
Good
17 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.6

Best Queenstown car rental deals found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Queenstown recently found.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Queenstown area. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.

Car rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Queenstown?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $45/day when booking a rental car in Queenstown. The best deal a user found was for $19/day from Budget, booked on Sep. 24.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Queenstown?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Queenstown from the following companies over the past two weeks: Mode Car & Camper Rentals ($15/day), JUCY ($17/day), and Budget ($28/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, New Zealand Discount Car Rentals (10.0 rating), Ace Rental Cars (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 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 $7.04/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $84 and $121 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 a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Queenstown. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $141 per week.

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 28%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 60 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, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Queenstown.

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

$56 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Queenstown. To save money, consider booking a Intermediate SUV car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in October, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $55 per day.

What car do most people rent in Queenstown?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Queenstown is Intermediate (Toyota RAV4) based on our Cheapflights data.

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.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Queenstown. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van rentals.

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