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Cheap Car Hire in Queenstown from £24

Queenstown, New Zealand
13 Dec — 20 Dec
Driver's age: 26-65
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown car hires in 2023

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Queenstown. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 6 December 2023.

Most popular company

YESRENTALS

Price of gas per litre

£1.43

Average price per day

£40

Cheapest price per day

£21

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Queenstown and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 6 December 2023.

January

£57

February

£59

March

£53

April

£43

May

£29

June

£32

July

£49

August

£42

September

£34

October

£30

November

£35

December

£59

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

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Queenstown and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 6 December 2023.

There are currently 66 hire locations operating in Queenstown spread across 50 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Queenstown is small car at £24 a day. Below are all the 4 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for hire in Queenstown

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Queenstown to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 6 December 2023.

Small cars

£33 - £52

All Car Types

£41 - £68

To hire a small car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £40/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~£52/day). In fact, June is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a small car saves you 25% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £51/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£70/day). In fact, October is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a medium car saves you 2% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £52/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~£74/day). In fact, May is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a large car saves you 0% 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.

To hire a SUV in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £56/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£37/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~£68/day). In fact, October is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a SUV is 8% 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £62/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a van in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£49/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~£106/day). In fact, October is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a van is 16% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £44/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~£143/day). In fact, August is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a pickup truck 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.

To hire a luxury car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of £33/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~£16/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£92/day). In fact, September is about 53% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Queenstown, hiring a luxury car saves you 36% 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.

Opel Corsa£24/day
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MG ZS£28/day
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Top hire agencies in Queenstown

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Queenstown known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Queenstown. Reviews were last updated on 6 December 2023.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in Queenstown, including Dollar, Ace Rental Cars and New Zealand Discount Car Rentals. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Dollar

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

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

Go Rentals

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

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

Hertz

9.4
Wonderful
14 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.8

Apex

9.1
Wonderful
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Snap Rentals

8.7
Very Good
6 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.7

Best Queenstown car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Queenstown. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Queenstown with an average daily rate of £35. Data was last updated on 6 December 2023.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Queenstown area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Queenstown, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 6 December 2023.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Queenstown?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £40/day when booking a car hire in Queenstown. The absolute best deal a user found was for £21/day from AeroDrive, booked on Jul. 28.

What car hire 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: EZU Car Rental (£24/day), Budget (£27/day), and Dollar (£33/day).

Which car hire 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 car hire companies in Queenstown.

What are petrol prices like in Queenstown?

The average price of petrol in Queenstown is £1.43/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £64 and £93 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Queenstown for a week from Yes Rentals?

Yes Rentals is one of the most popular car hire companies in Queenstown, offering car hire for around £257 per week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 24% on your car hire. For a below average price in Queenstown, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 28 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Queenstown?

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

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

Our recent data shows that AeroDrive can potentially be 74% below the average car hire price in Queenstown. Check prices and availability for AeroDrive and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Queenstown is on average £1,103 a month or £37 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Queenstown car hire.

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

£33 is typically the average cost for a hire car for the weekend in Queenstown, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Queenstown, then opt for a Economy hire vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of January, you can expect to find car hire prices on Cheapflights for as low as £51/day.

What car do most people hire in Queenstown?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Queenstown is Compact (Mitsubishi ASX) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small car hires in Queenstown

Find small car hire deals in Queenstown from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Queenstown cost an average of £116 per day. Price data was last updated on 6 December 2023.

Luxury car hires in Queenstown

Find luxury car hire deals in Queenstown from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in Queenstown cost an average of £66 per day. Price data was last updated on 6 December 2023.
Some of the most suitable options we've found on luxury car hires within Queenstown. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car hire needs and budget.

People carrier hires in Queenstown

Find people carrier hire deals in Queenstown from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Queenstown cost an average of £78 per day. Price data was last updated on 6 December 2023.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for hiring a people carrier in the Queenstown area. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.

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