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Rental Cars Queenstown

Easy Queenstown Pick up and Drop Off

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most popular locations to visit. Whether you’re on the South Island for a business trip in the CBD, go jet boating on the Kawarau River, or skydive off The Remarkables. Pegasus car rentals in Queenstown will have you navigating this fantastic city in a spacious, high-quality rental vehicle with affordable daily rates.
Pegasus Rental Cars Queenstown Airport
202B Hawthorne Dr, Frankton,
Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Opening Hours
8 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Sunday
Our last shuttle service pick up from the airport is 4:00 pm and our last shuttle to the airport is 4:30 pm

Get an instant quote online or book by phone on 0800 80 35 80.


Rent a car from Pegasus and enjoy a free pick-up service from the Queenstown terminal building between 8 am and 4.30 pm to and from hotels and motels near Queenstown Airport. We can also pick you up from any flight arriving outside of regular business hours for a special low fee. Once you’ve collected your personal belongings from the baggage claim, call the number on your reservation confirmation and we’ll notify you of the meeting point outside the arrivals hall. We will dispatch a friendly representative to uplift you to the depot.

To arrange your Queenstown Airport car hire transfer prior to your arrival, call us toll-free on New Zealand phone, 0800 80 35 80, email us, or include your flight details during the online booking process.

Our car range for hire

Our Queenstown Airport car rentals include late-model cars at affordable rates. Our most popular rental car is our compact Nissan Tiida sedan or hatch, perfect for getting around town. In addition, we have economical SUVs, spacious 8-seater MPV hatchbacks and comfortable 12-seater vans for larger groups. Enjoy safe driving in New Zealand with a reliable, fuel-efficient and well-maintained Queenstown Airport car rental from Pegasus.

Each rental car from Queenstown Airport comes with air-conditioning, unlimited kilometres, comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance so that you can navigate Queenstown with confidence. We also offer snow chains, ski racks, GPS equipment, and children’s car seats for hire, with most vehicles offered for rent.

When booking online, choose Queenstown Airport as your car hire location and enter your desired rental time to get an instant quote on any of our rental cars.

How to find us – directions to Pegasus Queenstown

The Pegasus depot for car rental is conveniently located at Queenstown Airport at 202B Hawthorne Drive, Frankton. Our off-airport location is just a 5-minute drive from the airport and 12 minutes from the CBD. We offer a complimentary transfer service to and from the airport. We’ll take you directly to our depot so that you can hit the road in your Queenstown car rental as soon as possible.

Contact details for car hire Queenstown

The Pegasus team is on-hand to provide further assistance and friendly service. From Monday to Sunday, give us a call between 8 am and 5 pm to discuss our modern fleet, our pick-up service policies, and more. Email us or send a message through Facebook, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

For car rental Queenstown bookings and queries, contact us on:

Phone (03) 442 7176 | 0800 35 45 05
Facebook: @PegasusRentalCarsQueenstown

Explore driving destinations in Queenstown and beyond

Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by the Southern Alps, Queenstown is full of amazing sights and exciting things to do.

You’ll find other nearby locations easily within reach of Queenstown to help create an unforgettable holiday. Rent a car from Pegasus and see the stunning lakeside town of Wanaka, 64 km north of the city. Along the way, you’ll pass award-winning wineries beckoning you to sample some of New Zealand’s finest wines. Just over an hour from the CBD will bring you to the famous Cardrona Alpine Resort, where you can engage in world-class snow sports and uncover incredible biking trails.

Almost three and a half hours from the airport, Queenstown and her surroundings offer stunning scenery and detours to stop off and admire along the way to the popular tourist attraction of Milford Sound. Next, visit the historic city of Dunedin on the east coast for a glimpse into the past. Then, trace the nearby Otago Peninsula to witness one of the finest coastlines in New Zealand. Finally, when you arrive back in town, take the Skyline Gondola to the peak to watch the sunset over Queenstown.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I rent a car from Queenstown and return it in Christchurch?

Yes! We offer one-way car hire, depending on vehicle availability and a minimum length of rental period or a one-way fee may apply. You can pick up your Queenstown car hire from our airport depot and return it to the Christchurch Airport or any of our 15 locations on the South or North Island of New Zealand.

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

Here at Pegasus, we strive to bring you the most competitive prices per day for car rental in Queenstown – with no hidden costs. We regularly update our promotions and seasonal specials – check out the best car rental deals page for ways to save. Make sure you book your hire car early during the New Zealand holiday periods, as demand is high and prices can increase.

Reviews from our Queenstown customers

100% Kiwi-owned and operated, we offer wonderful service and support for each customer. The talented and highly trained team at our Queenstown Airport car hire branch are proud to have served locals and visitors for almost 30 years. Our extensive local knowledge and extra services distinguish us from other rental car companies, helping you make the most of your New Zealand road trip.

Book with Pegasus now

With 15 convenient locations across the North and South Island of New Zealand, including the Auckland Airport – you’ll find a Pegasus car hire depot close to your chosen destination. Begin your stress-free car hire experience with Pegasus and book online or call now on 0800 80 35 80 to secure your rental car. Queenstown—a small town with a big heart known as The Adventure Capital of the World, awaits your visit.

We look forward to seeing you soon!