Queenstown Car Rental

Discover Car Hire in Queenstown

DriveAway makes collecting your Queenstown car hire easy. Offering suppliers from both airport and city locations. Queenstown Airport is an easy 10-minute drive to downtown Queenstown. Fast pass the airport queues for taxis and shuttles and drive away in the comfort of your own rental car. Escape the hustle and bustle of major tourist areas as your hire car gives you the freedom to travel at your own pace and enjoy the raw and untouched beauty of Queenstown and it's surroundings.

Queenstown is one of New Zealand's leading holiday destinations, with many travellers making their way to Queenstown for the snow season. For adventurous travellers, Queenstown offers many activities that are accessible by car, especially when you may have little time and a lot to do. If you are looking for further details on driving throughout New Zealand please view our New Zealand Driving Tips page.

It's about a 10-15 minute drive, depending on traffic to drive from Queenstown Airport to Queenstown CBD.

In Queenstown and most places around New Zealand, you must be at least 20 years old to rent a car. However, the age may vary by car category. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 75 years and a young driver surcharge so please be aware of the terms and conditions.

During the Winter, there absolutely is ! So if you're looking for a snow adventure be sure to plan your trip during the wintertime.

Experience Queenstown

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Queenstown is located on the South Island of New Zealand, on crystal clear Lake Wakatipu. It’s hard to go past Queenstown's natural beauty, nestled amongst the magnificent snow-capped mountains. One of the most popular drives is to Milford Sound which is a long day trip but perfectly doable with your Queenstown car hire. Queenstown is famous for the number of action packed activities from bungee jumping to skydiving and luge riding to jet boating!

If you're not the adventurous type and are looking for a more relaxed and laid back holiday in Queenstown, then discover the scenic wineries of the Otago region or take time out to visit a spa & wellness centre and treat yourself. Otago, Queenstown is home to approximately 200 vineyards producing many varieties of wine, including Pinot Noir - the popular wine of the region.

Queenstown is quintessential New Zealand, but don't just take our word for it! Book your next car hire in Queenstown with DriveAway, simply enter your pick-up and drop-off locations in the booking engine above with dates to get started. For more information contact us online or call 0800 885 590.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Queenstown to Dunedin 285 3.5
Queenstown to Christchurch 370 5
Queenstown to Nelson 485 6
Queenstown to Wellington* 920 14
Queenstown to Auckland* 1555 22

*Includes travel time between North and South Islands via ferry.

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