There is no better way to see everything Queenstown has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Alamo rental car. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car enables you to go to the locations you want to see the most, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to New Zealand more enjoyable with an Alamo car rental.
Why drive with CarRentals.com?
With everything to do in and around the region, you'll want to take in more than your hotel room while on your visit. Whether you have to have dinner at that well-reviewed bistro across town or see some of the local favorites, you'll want your own vehicle to see and do as much as possible during your stay. No matter what you end up doing in , if you wish to get the most out of your visit, having access to your vehicle is key.
CarRentals.com works with several of the best dealers. Alamo opened its doors in 1974 and pioneered the concept of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo strives to provide a fun, high-value, low-cost rental experience to both business and family travelers.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I find the best rates on a Queenstown Alamo car rental?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best rates, whether you book. But reserving ahead of time can help you save even more. Be sure to check the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
What do I need to bring when I pick up my vehicle in Queenstown?
You will need to present credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Queenstown's minimum age to rent a car?
Most suppliers in Queenstown set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Take time to check Alamo's policy to determine what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Queenstown?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Queenstown. Compact or economy automobiles are good for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or a sedan will have more room and be a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a little extravagance on their trip can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does New Zealand require car insurance?
The majority of countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage through Alamo. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, give some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check Alamo's policy before you decide.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Alamo car rental?
Alamo, like several other rental car companies, requires a deposit when you book. The amount can vary based on the size of the car. Make sure you have enough available your credit card to lay down a deposit.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Alamo?
Alamo and most other rental car companies provide you a full tank of gas. We recommend bringing your car back with topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car to Alamo. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Queenstown definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Queenstown.
Can I get a one-way rental from Alamo?
Alamo and many other rental car suppliers typically offer one-way return. If you decide on one-way drop, be aware there is ordinarily an extra fee.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Queenstown, having your own car lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of New Zealand, you can leave when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or having to be committed to a bus schedule.
Before your next business or leisure trip, book your Alamo Queenstown rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the must-see sights. Reserve with CarRentals.com and drive the streets in Queenstown, New Zealand.