FROM 3 DEC: Airlines will require you to have your vaccine pass or negative test before you travel, and the same applies if you are crossing the Auckland border (after 15 Dec). Whilst our industry is not required to check vaccine passes, when you collect your car, please mask up, scan in and follow physical distancing guidelines. Contactless transactions can be arranged.

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 here for a business trip in the CBD, or to skydive off The Remarkables, Pegasus car rentals in Queenstown will have you navigating this fantastic city in a spacious, high-quality vehicle with affordable daily rates.
Pegasus Rental Cars Queenstown Airport
202B Hawthorne Dr, Frankton,
Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Opening Hours
9am – 5pm Monday to Sunday

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


Rent a car from Pegasus and enjoy a pick-up service from the Christchurch terminal building within business hours (8 am to 5 pm) to and from hotels and motels near Queenstown Airport. We can also pick you up from any flight arriving outside of usual business hours, for a special low fee. To arrange your Queenstown Airport car rental transfer, call us toll-free on 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 rental range includes late-model hire cars at affordable rates. For larger groups, we have spacious 8-seater MPV hatchbacks, economical SUVs, and comfortable 12-seater vans. Enjoy safe driving in New Zealand with a reliable, fuel-efficient and well-maintained car rental from Pegasus.

Each rental vehicle comes with air-conditioning, unlimited kilometres, comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance so that you can navigate Queenstown with confidence. Easily hire snow chains, ski racks, GPS equipment and child booster seats as needed.

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

Find the Pegasus depot for car rental at Queenstown Airport at 202B Hawthorne Drive, Frankton. Our off-airport location is just a 5-minute drive from the Christchurch 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 answer questions on 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

When visiting Queenstown, you’ll find other nearby locations easily within reach of Queenstown to help create an unforgettable holiday. Rent a car from Queenstown Airport  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. 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. When you arrive back into town, take the Skyline Gondola to the peak to watch the sun set over Queenstown.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes! We offer one-way car hire. 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 across 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. We regularly update our promotions and seasonal specials – see our deals page for ways to save. Make sure you book your rental car early during New Zealand holiday periods, as demand is high and prices can increase.

Reviews from our Queenstown customers

100% Kiwi-owned and operated, we offer great customer service and support. 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 helps you make the most of your visit to Queenstown.

Book with Pegasus now

With 15 convenient locations across the South and North Island of New Zealand, including the Auckland Airport – you’ll find a Pegasus rental car depot close to your chosen destination. Begin your stress-free rental 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!