Queenstown Car Rentals: 5 Tips for Renting a Car in New Zealand

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Queenstown Car Rentals: 5 Tips for Renting a Car in New Zealand

Looking for a vehicle in Queenstown? Call us and we will gladly help you!

Queenstown Branch

Branch Address:

7 Sutherland Lane, Frankton, Queenstown 9300

Branch Phone:

+64 21 286 3456



Branch Email:



Monday - Sunday 08:00 am to 06:00 pm (after-hours available)

EZU is just 5 minutes' drive from the airport and offers a free pickup service. When ready, please call the number above. Go out Gate/Door D. We will meet you there.


What are the main considerations when searching for queenstown car rentals? This guide shares a few important tips.

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Steps to hire a car in Queenstown

  • 1. Select a vehicle

    Enter the location and time to search for a great range of vehicles.

    Select a vehicle
  • 2. Fill in the booking form

    Enter your personal information carefully to ensure there are no problems later.

    Fill in the booking form
  • 3. Booking confirmation

    Complete the reservation and confirm the booking.

    Booking confirmation
  • 4. Pick up the vehicle

    Print the voucher and check you have all the relevant documents you need to collect your rental.

    Pick up the vehicle

Why choose EZU when renting a car in Queenstown

  • High Quality Customer Service

    Free airport and hotel pick-up service

    Open and honest - no hidden costs

    Fast and efficient team

    Warm and friendly

  • Hot Deals

    Great deals from only $19.99/day!

    No cancellation fees

    No Debit Card and EFTPOS fees.

    Credit Card fees limited to 2%.

  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance

    We provide 24-Hour Roadside Assistance with every car rental. Simply phone the AA on 0800 734 543 with your registration number if you find yourself in a difficult situation.

  • Convenient location

    Each of our branches are located less than 5 minutes' drive from the airport. We offer you a free pick-up service from the airport or hotel to our branch. Simply ring 0800 676710 when you are ready and our friendly team will pick you up.

  • Great choice of models

    Choose from our extensive range of modern, top-quality vehicles. These are well maintained by our own skilled mechanic on site. Where else to you get such wonderful vehicles at such an affordable rate?

  • More Optional Extras

    We are big on safety at EZU. We offer you car seats and booster seats that comply with the law. For your convenience we also offer other things to make your trip more enjoyable.


Hire a vehicle in Queenstown and enjoy

Queenstown is a resort town in Otago in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island. The town is built around an inlet called Queenstown Bay on Lake Wakatipu, a long, thin, Z-shaped lake formed by glacial processes, and has views of nearby mountains such as The Remarkables, Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and just above the town, Ben Lomond and Queenstown Hill. The Queenstown-Lakes District has a land area of 8,704.97 square kilometres not counting its inland lakes Hāwea, Wakatipu, and Wānaka. Neighbouring towns include Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Kingston, Wānaka, Alexandra, and Cromwell. Queenstown is known for its commerce-oriented tourism, especially adventure and ski tourism.

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Queenstown Frequently Asked Questions

Research shows that the New Zealand car rental market is worth $1.1 billion.

Be it a utility car to run your errands or a high-end vehicle for a business meeting; you can always find it. However, there are several things you may want to know before looking for car rentals in Queenstown.

In this piece, we answer the most frequently asked question by customers about Queenstown Car Rentals.

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Vehicle in Queenstown?

Do I Have To Pick up the Rental Car and Drop It Off?

Do Car Rental Services in Queenstown Require Clients To Refuel Vehicles?

What Happens if I Return the Car After Hours?

What do Queenstown renters say

Real reviews from people who rent Queenstown cars. Hope these reviews will help you.

What you need to know about traffic rules in New Zealand

New Zealand is definitely a paradise for road trips. The traffic is light, the road is good, and out of the window you can see the beautiful scenery of the north and south Islands. If you are coming to New Zealand for the first time, it is best to understand the New Zealand traffic rules before starting your road trip to avoid unnecessary violations.

  • Keep left

  • Pedestrians first

  • Keep speed down

  • Fasten Seat Belt

What should I pay attention to
when renting a car in queenstown

What car models does EZU offer?

  • Compact


    The price is lower and the fuel economy is better

  • Intermediate


    More comfortable space and better travel experience

  • SUV


    Ideal for great visibility and hill/mountain work.

  • People Mover

    People Mover

    Accommodate more passengers and more space for luggage

  • Campervans


    The best choice for vacation travel

  • Bus


    The best choice for group travel.

What Other branch does EZU?

Christchurch Branch

Auckland Branch

Rotorua Branch

Wellington Branch