Rental Cars Queenstown

Easy Queenstown rental car pick-up and drop-off

Ready for a relaxing weekend getaway, scenic business travel, or exciting adrenaline adventures? Pegasus is here to provide you with a smooth and easy car rental process. Explore Queenstown in one of our spacious, high-quality cars at great daily rates – book today.
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 4:29 pm

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


Rent a car from Pegasus and enjoy a free shuttle service from the Queenstown terminal building. We can pick up and drop off between 8:00 am and 4.29 pm to and from hotels and motels near Queenstown Airport. We offer the ability to collect a car after hours if required, our team will advise how the process works once you have a confirmed booking.

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 in our shuttle to uplift you and take you to the depot to collect your rental car near Queenstown Airport.

Our car range for hire

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

All rental cars from Queenstown Airport come with air-conditioning, unlimited kilometres, comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance so you can navigate Queenstown with confidence. We also offer snow chains, ski racks, GPS navigation equipment, and child safety seats for hire, available for most car types.

When booking online, choose our Queenstown Airport location from the drop down 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 Queenstown car rental depot 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 terminal. We’ll take you directly to our depot, where we’ll have your Queenstown car rental ready and waiting for you so you can set off on your journey.

Contact details for car hire Queenstown

The Pegasus team is on-hand to provide friendly service and further assistance in helping you find the right vehicle for your needs. Our Queenstown location opening hours are between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, seven days a week. Contact our reservations phone or email to discuss our modern vehicles, 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. Renting a car from Pegasus’ Queenstown location allows you to drive out to 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. If you’re planning a snow trip, the mountain setting provides numerous options for snow seekers, with four amazing commercial snowfields. 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. Coronet Peak, Treble Cone Ski Area and the Remarkables are located close by and provide hours of fun for locals and tourists to sled, snowboard and ski.

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, drive your rental car to 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 the country. Finally, when you return to town, take the Skyline Gondola to the peak to watch the sunset over Queenstown city.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes! We offer one-way vehicle 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 location 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 on all our rentals, whether you’re hiring a car long-term or short-term. Our prices for car rental in Queenstown provide our customers with the best value for money guaranteed, 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 visiting Queenstown. The talented and highly trained team at our Queenstown Airport car hire branch is proud to have served locals and visitors for almost 30 years. Our extensive local knowledge and extra services distinguish us from other car rental companies, helping you make the most of your New Zealand road trip.

Book with Pegasus now

Queenstown Airport is in a convenient location to start your exciting adventure. And, with 15 branches across the North and South Island of New Zealand, you’ll find a Pegasus car hire depot close to your chosen destination. Begin your stress-free Queenstown car hire experience with Pegasus and book online or call now on 0800 80 35 80. 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!