Queenstown

Overall Score

3.8
100 USD = 142.65 NZD

Overall Score

3.8
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 13,000 people
  • GDP: $40,233 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 30 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vodafone
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Tipping in New Zealand is considered a true “merit-based” system, as it is not necessary to tip at restaurants, hotels, bars, salons, or spas, as well as in a taxi, unless the service exceeds all expectations. Employees in New Zealand typically earn a decent wage, so tipping is, in fact, a true sign of a job well done.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: FrontRoom
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best hospital: Queenstown Medical Centre
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Jetstar
  • Best intl air carrier: Jetstar
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2500
  • Monthly costs for family: $4700
  • Monthly costs for local: $1350
  • Meal: $11
  • Small Cola: $2
  • Beer 1 Pint: $5
  • Coffee: $4


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