Queenstown Airport Guide to Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Car Rental in Queenstown Airpor

If you seek for a more independent way to move through Queenstown, the best option for you is without any doubt to rent a car.

Though Queenstown Airport counts with an extensive public transport network, if you prefer to get into remote areas and explore the South Island and its beauties by yourself, our recommendation is to rely on any of the car rental companies presented below.


See attached the available car rental companies in Queenstown Airport:

- Ace Rental Cars: +64 0800 502 277
- Avis: +64 03 442 3808
- Budget: +64 03 442 3450
- Enterprise: +64 03 441 4637
- Europcar: +64 0800 800 115
- Ezi Car Rental: +64 0800 545 000
- Hertz: +64 0800 654 321
- Jucy: +64 0800 399 736
- Thrifty: +64 0800 737 070
- Omega Rental Cars: +64 3 442 2733

Opening hours: From 07:30 am to 00:00 am.


Find the car rental companies’ booths located in the ground level of the main terminal, within the Domestic sector, close to the Domestic Baggage Collection and to the International Meet & Greet.

Online car rental

Just remind you can book your car online through our search engine, it’s easy and fast to use!

Renting a car in New Zealand – Tips and advices

Remember that in New Zealand people drive on the left side of the road like United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and many more countries.

According to local renting companies, sometimes traffic in Auckland tend to be a little bit chaotic. You need to stay patient and calm down while driving since it can be dangerous to get nervous given the circumstances.

Travelling times can be easily underestimated since there is not the perception distances can be longer that they seem.

Roads are narrower, winding and steeper than you can expect. Please try to be careful and drive in a safe way.