Find Rentals
Price Trends
Agencies
FAQs
Queenstown

Cheap Car Rentals in Queenstown

Driver's age: 26-65
Fri 31/5
Fri 7/6

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 24 May 2024.

January

AED 201

February

AED 209

March

AED 176

April

AED 124

May

AED 102

June

AED 121

July

AED 201

August

AED 172

September

AED 146

October

AED 135

November

AED 161

December

AED 260

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.

Compare available car types for rental in Queenstown

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental 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 24 May 2024.

Small cars

AED 46 - AED 298

All Car Types

AED 147 - AED 843

To rent a small car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 75/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~AED 46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~AED 298/day). In fact, May is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a small car saves you 71% 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 rent a medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 143/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~AED 145/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~AED 356/day). In fact, May is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a medium car saves you 44% 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 rent a large car in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 196/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Queenstown, New Zealand (~AED 200/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 843/day). In fact, May is about 2% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Queenstown. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Queenstown, renting a large 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.

To rent a SUV in Queenstown, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 245/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Queenstown, New Zealand (~AED 163/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 843/day). In fact, May is about 34% 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 saves you 3% 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.

Top rental agencies in Queenstown

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Queenstown known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Queenstown. Reviews were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Queenstown, including Go Rentals, Thrifty and Ace Rental Cars. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Go Rentals

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Thrifty

10.0
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.0

Ace Rental Cars

9.3
Wonderful
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Hertz

9.3
Wonderful
14 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.7

Apex

9.1
Wonderful
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.6

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.4

Avis

8.7
Very Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.4

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Snap Rentals

8.6
Very Good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.6

Budget

8.1
Very Good
19 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

8.0

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Queenstown, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Queenstown?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (10.0 rating), Europcar (10.0 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (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 AED 6.73/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 302 and AED 437 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Queenstown for a week from Thrifty?

    Thrifty is one of the most popular car hire companies in Queenstown, offering car hire for around AED 2,643 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 31% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 56 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Queenstown.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Queenstown?

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

  • What car do most people hire in Queenstown?

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

See more FAQs

Airport car hires in Queenstown
Hire a car at one of these airports in the Queenstown area

Best Car Hire Deals
We make it easy and fast to find and compare deals from 70,000+ hire locations and hundreds of agencies.
No Surprises
Prices shown to you will be completely in full, without any hidden charges or fees.
Free cancellation
Plans change — we get it. And that’s why you can search and book car hire on Cheapflights from agencies that offer free cancellation