Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car at Queenstown Intl Airport is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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.
Queenstown is an adventure holiday so finding cheap car rental in Queenstown is a must so you can spend your money on seeing the sights. In order to qualify for Queenstown car rentals you would need a valid native driver's licence or an International Driver's Licence. Positive proof of ID or passport is needed for car rentals in Queenstown and a major credit card for payment and insurance purposes. You have to be 21 years to rent a car but you can pay a youth surcharge at select rental companies.
Make sure you have brushed up on the road rules before you utilise car rentals in Queenstown. The vehicles drive on the left hand side of the road and there are speed limits on different roads and motorways. For your cheap car rental in Queenstown, whether you have hired an economy car rental or a passenger van rental, it is important to remember both the driver and passengers must wear seatbelts. If the phone rings, don’t answer, as it is illegal unless you have a hands-free car kit. Before you finalise your booking with Queenstown car rentals, it’s a good idea to check with the Queenstown city Department of Motor Vehicles for updated road rules. In New Zealand, the alcohol limit for drivers aged 20 years and over is 250 micrograms (mcg) of alcohol per litre of breath and the blood alcohol limit is 50 milligrams (mg) per 100 millilitres (ml) of blood.
Rental cars in Queenstown come with a huge variety of car models to choose from to suit your trip. When looking for cheap car rental in Queenstown, then search for a small compact car to get you around town. Although Queenstown is known for adventure, it is also filled with restaurants and shopping experiences where you won't need a big car. Rental cars in Queenstown are known to have a big variety of SUV adventure cars if you want to explore the offbeat landscapes. This is the preferred choice for most car rentals in Queenstown.
Once you have hired your car from a Queenstown car rental, you will find a wide selection of places to park. There are free parking spots around town, pay and display parking spaces on certain streets and car parks where you can park for the day. Make sure you have extra cash before your outing to pay and you won't battle to find a place to park.
There are 8 car hire providers located at Queenstown Intl Airport. The following companies can be found near the Queenstown Intl Airport car rental counter:
Economy Rent a Car (7,4)
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Scotties (10,0 rating), Europcar (10,0 rating) and Avis (8,9 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies at Queenstown Intl Airport.
Hitch Car Rentals offers hire cars at Queenstown Intl Airport for about R2 202 per week on average.
Generally, for a better deal at Queenstown Intl Airport it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 16%). 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.
Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Queenstown Intl Airport however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.