Christchurch Car Rentals

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Hyundai I20

or equivalent Economy

passengers

4

luggage

1

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$8 /day

CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, CHRISTCHURCH, 8053

Ford Ka

or equivalent Mini

passengers

4

luggage

1

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$9 /day

Abell Rentals, Christchurch,

Nissan Tiida

or equivalent Compact

passengers

5

luggage

4

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$16 /day

CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, christchurch, 2022

Kia Cerrato

or equivalent Intermediate

passengers

5

luggage

2

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$28 /day

CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, CHRISTCHURCH, 8053

Holden Commodore

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

2

luggage

0

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$30 /day

Terminal Building, Christchurch, 8053

Prado Gx

or equivalent Suv and Crossover

passengers

5

luggage

1

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$45 /day

CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT CHRISTCHRUCH NZ, Christchurch, 8053

Prices are based on searches made during the previous 7 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class.
There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

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Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

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Fran Reviewed on Oct 23, 2018, 4:05 AM

It was satisfactory

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Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

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Fanou83136 Reviewed on Oct 16, 2018, 6:03 PM

A quick friendly welcome efficient joy before departure

christchurch apo, new zealand in terminal

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

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Diane47 Reviewed on Nov 22, 2018, 5:37 PM

The pickup time at Christchurch airport was quick and efficient. The Thrifty rep helped us with directions and then recommended a more convenient turn-in location. Great service!

We collected 39 reviews in total for all stations in Christchurch, New Zealand with an average score of 7.8/10.
Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rentals in Christchurch: All you need to know

A Christchurch car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Christchurch. Find out the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where do I get a bargain rental car in Christchurch?

CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Be sure to:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which usually cost more
  • Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve in advance

Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Christchurch?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Christchurch?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Christchurch. If you're having trouble choosing, make sure to look over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Christchurch?

Normally, to rent a car in Christchurch you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Christchurch?

Insurance is always required, no matter where you rent a car. Nevertheless, you could already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is needed, you can simply add it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to search for an open gas station close to your car rental supplier

What fuel policy should I get?

We usually advise that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Christchurch?

Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Christchurch. You can cruise as much as you want and not incur additional charges. Make sure to read your rental agreement to discover if there are any limitations.

Know before you go

Be sure you go over a few items prior to leaving the rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Christchurch rental car today

Know that you can count on a wonderful car that will result in more cash to spare when you reserve your car rental with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Christchurch rental car when you book with us. See you out here.

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