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Queenstown Car Rental

Telephone / Freephone

+64 3 442 5224 or 0800 15 48 15

Address

5/93 Beach St, Queenstown

Operating Hours

0830hrs - 1700hrs, Mon - Sun

Start your visit to the world-renowned resort town of Queenstown by hiring a car from Omega Car Rentals. Once you’ve explored the vibrant town centre and are ready to explore the rest of the region, come and hire a car from our Queenstown car hire depot.

Take your time to learn more about what this historic location offers, and dive into creating your own adventure. Adrenalin junkies are challenged to take on epic bungy jumping experiences, wine connoisseurs are welcomed to sip on fine vino at award-winning wineries, and J. R. R. Tolkien fans are encouraged to embrace their inner Hobbit and discover Queenstown’s Middle Earth magic. Absorb the stunning scenery as you head out on each day’s journey with a Queenstown car rental.

Car rental in Queenstown with Omega couldn’t be easier. We’re located right in the heart of town, with a bus stop directly outside our depot. Grab a fantastic deal today and we’ll have your car ready and waiting for your collection when you arrive in Queenstown. We offer affordable rates, friendly service 7 days a week, free travel guides and the cheapest insurance waiver rates in New Zealand.

 

Queenstown Car Hire Locations

Our Queenstown rental car depot is conveniently located at 5/93 Beach Street, near SKYCITY casino and surrounded by some of  Queenstown’s finest hotels and restaurants.

Our Omega Queenstown airport rental depot offers a free shuttle bus service to and from the airport. Once you’ve collected your bags, contact our office at 0800 15 48 15, and a representative will come to meet you. Should your flight arrive after hours, we can pick you up the following morning.

Things to do in Queenstown

Save 15% at Cardrona

At Cardrona Alpine Resort in Queenstown Omega customers save 15% off full day lift passes. Cardrona is a great place for skiers of all abilities. Read more about this great deal and our other ski offers...

Queenstown Rafting with Family Adventures

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Keytag Bonus -  Half price photo pack!

An exhilarating rafting ride through the upper Shotover River with Family Adventures will showcase world-renowned Otago scenery and is suitable for the whole family. Read more >>>

Queenstown Body Sanctum Spa

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Keytag Bonus -  10% off a 1hr treatment!

Relax after the day's adventures with a massage, facial or one many spa treatments at Queenstown's Body Sanctum. Read more >>>

Queenstown Canyoning

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Keytag Bonus -  20% off all trips!

Enjoy an unforgettable, thrilling and scenic canyoning trip with Canyoning New Zealand in Queenstown. Read more >>>

Elm Wildlife Tours - Dunedin

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Keytag Bonus -  10% discount in Winter!

The Elm Peninsula Encounters tour ex Dunedin offers the visitor a unique opportunity to observe and learn about many different native creatures. Read more >>>

Why Omega

Snow chainsSNOW CHAINS

Snow chains may be required if you are heading to the mountain in the winter ski season.  Chains are supplied in pairs and can be fitted to your vehicle's tyres to provide maximum traction when driving through snow and ice. Please book in advance as the chains are specific to the size of the tyres on the particular vehicle you have booked.

Cost:  $25 for the full duration of your hire

Fitting your Snow Chains: The videos below show you how to fit snow chains to your vehicle. At Omega we use 2 types of chains and while you won't know which type you'll receive until you come to collect your car, taking a look at the videos below will give you a head start and they both include important tips it helps to know in advance!

    

Cheap Rental Cars in Queenstown

Our Queenstown car hire fleet includes modern economy sedans, MPVs and luxury and family SUVs. Many of our vehicles are equipped with Bluetooth capabilities and airbags for an added level of protection. Children’s safety seats are available for all vehicles upon request - free of charge.

At Omega, the longer you rent our cheap rental cars in Queenstown - themore money you save! Take a peek at our relocation specials, or if you’re a regular business traveller, consider joining our Omega Business Club and save with our incredible Business Club rates.

Our promise to you is that the rental price listed is the price you’ll pay, with no hidden charges. Our prices include standard insurance, unlimited kilometres and GST.

 

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Omega provides free forward-facing children's car seats: just request how many you need when you make your booking. If you require additional baby, toddler or children's equipment while in Queenstown, we recommend Tots on Tour or Rockababy Rentals Queenstown who have a wide range of quality equipment for hire or rent to ensure your little ones travel safely and comfortably.

Both Rockababy and Tots on Tour's car seats can be delivered to your rental vehicle and will be installed by a qualified child restraint technician free of charge. They can help you select the safest and most appropriate car seat and both companies also have cots, strollers, highchairs and much more available for hire.  

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If you feel like a night or day out Tots On Tour also have a childcare service with personally interviewed, police vetted, referenced checked and first aid certified babysitters who even bring a bag of toys! Look no further. Tots On Tour Baby Equipment Hire & Babysitting have all your needs covered.

We love to see you enjoying your New Zealand travel, so with the help of some frugal Kiwis, we’ve put together some great tips for renting cars on a budget. We’ll give you a free postcard and pen so you can send a snippet of your adventures to your friends and loved ones on the journey – just ask us!

Email us anytime for assistance with your online booking at rent-car@omegarentals.com. ­­­

 

Queenstown Car Hire FAQs

How much does it cost to hire a car in Queenstown?

We have Queenstown rental cars to suit all budgets. You’ll find just what you need with our wide range of economic sedans through to people-movers and SUVs. Extend your rental period and save even more money per day! Be sure to book early during busy holiday periods as demand is high and prices can increase.

What is the most popular rental car in Queenstown?

During the winter our 4WD Premium SUVs (Toyota RAV4 or Subaru Forresters) are our most popular rental vehicles as they are provide good traction in icy conditions.  

How can I find car rentals near me in Queenstown?

Omega has two convenient locations for rental cars in Queenstown. You can find us both in the heart of Queenstown and at Queenstown Airport.

How much does an intermediate car rental cost in Queenstown?

Start the search for your rental car in Queenstown by checking out our fleet online. Find the vehicle that best suits your needs, and you can get an instant quote simply by entering your pick up and drop off locations with desired rental dates.

How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Queenstown?

The more days you hire a car in Queenstown, the more money you save! Take advantage of a fantastic price reduction as the daily rate drops considerably, the longer you rent.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Queenstown?

Our late model sedans are the perfect car rental options in Queenstown for buzzing about town. If you plan to go off-road, consider our family, premium or luxury SUVs. Bringing the whole family? No one gets left behind with our 8-seat MPVs.  We will get you and your extended family on the road with style and comfort.

What's the speed limit in Queenstown?

Across most urban areas, the speed limit is now set to 40km/hr. Currently, motorway speeds are limited to 70km/hr but may be reduced to 50km/hr in the future. Be sure to observe the posted speed limits while you’re driving.

How are petrol prices in Queenstown?

The Automobile Association reports Queenstown motorists are currently paying an average of $2.43 per litre for unleaded (91) and $1.81 per litre for diesel.

Where are the best places to park in Queenstown?

Pay-and-Display Queenstown centre parking costs between $1 and $4 per hour. Queenstown offers a number of free parking options between 30 minutes and 4 hours, with a limited number of free spaces on a first-come-first-served basis.

Where can I drive from Queenstown?

Queenstown is surrounded by only a few towns. Drive to Glenorchy, Cardrona, Arrowtown, Kingston or Cromwell.

To fully capture the beauty of Queenstown’s surrounding areas, take a cruise in your Queenstown rental car along one of the top 10 scenic drives in the world to the town of Glenorchy, located just 45 minutes from Queenstown at the head of Lake Wakatipu.

Continue on to Walter Peak High Country Farm via the TSS Earnslaw. Wander around the farm and stay to savour a mouthwatering gourmet BBQ lunch or dinner at the farm’s homestead.

Or head northeast from Queenstown along the 11km Crown Range for impressive views over Lake Wakatipu and the Kawarau River.