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When is it cheapest to rent a car in Queenstown?

All
$20 - $107
Family size
$43 - $110
Economy
$19 - $52

The cheapest time to rent a car in Queenstown is in May. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $22 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in May. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in June. The price of a car rental in Queenstown can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

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Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $47/day to rent a small car in Queenstown. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$15/day
30 Jul - 6 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$15/day
30 Jul - 6 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$18/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$18/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$18/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$18/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
26 Jul - 1 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$19/day
26 Jul - 1 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$20/day
1 Aug - 16 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$20/day
1 Aug - 16 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
28 Jul - 6 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$22/day
28 Jul - 6 Aug
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car rental in Queenstown is $70/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$28/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$28/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
9 Aug - 17 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$31/day
9 Aug - 17 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$31/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
12 Aug - 17 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$33/day
12 Aug - 17 Aug
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Intermediate estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$35/day
18 Aug - 24 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$35/day
18 Aug - 24 Aug
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Intermediate estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$35/day
21 Aug - 27 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$35/day
21 Aug - 27 Aug
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Larger cars, like full-size sedans, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a full-size rental in Queenstown is $105/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$31/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$32/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$32/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wringley Drive
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$33/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$41/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
Queenstown
68-70 Stanley St
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$41/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$44/day
25 Jul - 30 Jul
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$44/day
25 Jul - 30 Jul
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Chevrolet Malibu
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$48/day
15 Aug - 18 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$48/day
15 Aug - 18 Aug
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of renting an SUV in Queenstown is $80/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$32/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$32/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$33/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$33/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$34/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Sir Henry Wigley Drive
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$34/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$35/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$35/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$36/day
28 Jul - 6 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$36/day
28 Jul - 6 Aug
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price for renting a passenger van in Queenstown is $123/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$43/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$43/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
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Chevrolet Express
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$43/day
12 Aug - 17 Aug
Queenstown
Queenstown Airport
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$43/day
12 Aug - 17 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$46/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Terminal
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$46/day
25 Jul - 11 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$47/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Terminal
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$47/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$48/day
28 Jul - 6 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Terminal
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$48/day
28 Jul - 6 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$48/day
23 Jul - 28 Jul
Queenstown
Airport Terminal
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$48/day
23 Jul - 28 Jul
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Trucks are great options to rent if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Queenstown. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Standard truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$104/day
22 Jul - 25 Jul
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$104/day
22 Jul - 25 Jul
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Class Standard truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$109/day
12 Aug - 16 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$109/day
12 Aug - 16 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$110/day
21 Aug - 24 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$110/day
21 Aug - 24 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$111/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$111/day
22 Jul - 5 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$122/day
27 Jul - 4 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$122/day
27 Jul - 4 Aug
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Class Standard truck
or similar Ute
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$125/day
21 Aug - 27 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$125/day
21 Aug - 27 Aug
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. The average price of a luxury car in Queenstown is $51/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Dodge Challenger
or similar Coupe
Up to 5 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
$38/day
28 Aug - 5 Sep
Queenstown
32 Lucas Place, Frankton
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$38/day
28 Aug - 5 Sep
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Dodge Challenger
or similar Coupe
Up to 5 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
$38/day
1 Aug - 16 Aug
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$38/day
1 Aug - 16 Aug
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Dodge Challenger
or similar Coupe
Up to 5 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
$39/day
23 Aug - 3 Sep
Queenstown
32 Lucas Place, Frankton
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$39/day
23 Aug - 3 Sep
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Dodge Challenger
or similar Coupe
Up to 5 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
$39/day
2 Aug - 15 Aug
Queenstown
26 Shotover St, Queenstown
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$39/day
2 Aug - 15 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Premium estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$77/day
22 Jul - 25 Jul
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$77/day
22 Jul - 25 Jul
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Audi A4
or similar Premium estate car
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$93/day
9 Aug - 12 Aug
Queenstown
Airport Avenue
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$93/day
9 Aug - 12 Aug
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Eco-friendly vehicles are vehicles that are not 100% powered by petrol and involve some battery charge to operate. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$20/day
1 Aug - 16 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$20/day
1 Aug - 16 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$22/day
1 Aug - 9 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
2 Aug - 7 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$22/day
2 Aug - 7 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$22/day
9 Aug - 17 Aug
Queenstown
Terminal Building
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$22/day
9 Aug - 17 Aug
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Queenstown Car Rental Directory

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Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,252 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,195 reviews

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Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 3,860 reviews

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Apex

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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AeroDrive

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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Dollar

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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Alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.8

Score based on 2 reviews

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Ace Rental Cars

Agency score: Excellent 8.7

Score based on 10 reviews

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Distance to popular hotels from Queenstown Intl Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Queenstown Intl's car rental counter

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road

1.5 km from airport

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Corner Of Earl And Marine Parade

6.4 km from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

Kawarau Village 79 Peninsula Road

1.5 km from airport

Hotel St Moritz Queenstown - MGallery

10-18 Brunswick Street

7.0 km from airport

Heritage Queenstown

91 Fernhill Road

8.0 km from airport

Mercure Queenstown Resort

Sainsbury Road

8.3 km from airport

Millennium Hotel Queenstown

32 Frankton Road

6.0 km from airport

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview

88 Frankton Road

5.7 km from airport

Crowne Plaza Queenstown

93 Beach Street

6.7 km from airport

Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

38-54 Lake Esplanade

7.2 km from airport

Sherwood Queenstown

554 Frankton Road

3.4 km from airport

Qt Queenstown

30 Brunswick Street

7.2 km from airport

Scenic Suites Queenstown

27 Stanley Street

6.1 km from airport

Copthorne Hotel And Resort Queenstown Lakefront

27 Frankton Road

6.0 km from airport

The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments

377 Frankton Road

4.2 km from airport

Tahuna Pod Hostel

11 Henry Street

6.3 km from airport

Car Rental in Queenstown

3,233 people have been looking for a car to rent in Queenstown in July.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Queenstown in August?

To rent a car in Queenstown for a weekend in August, we found prices as low as $15 with an average of $48. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about $18 to $41.

Is there a fee to cancel my Queenstown car rental?

When renting a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Queenstown do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on rental cars in Queenstown. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

What is the best type of car to rent in Queenstown during August?

Renting a standard in Queenstown during the month of August is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 7 °C and precipitation around 60 mm during August, a standard is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in Queenstown will cost you $45/day on average.

Which car hire company in Queenstown has the most locations?

Snap Rentals has 2 locations. momondo users can expect to pay $27/day on average when renting from these locations.

What is the speed limit in Queenstown?

The speed limit in Queenstown is 50 km/h, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Queenstown also has a suburban speed limit of 100 km/h which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in Queenstown, be aware that the speed limit is generally 110 km/h.


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