There is no better way to see everything Christchurch has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Hertz rental car. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own ride allows you to go to the areas you want to see the most, when you want. Make your next trip to New Zealand more enjoyable with a Hertz rental car.
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With everything to do and see in and around the Christchurch area, you'll want to explore more than just the block your hotel is on while on your visit. Whether you have to check out the chophouse that has gotten rave reviews across town or see some of the local favorites, you'll need your own car to explore as much as you can while on your vacation. No matter where you end up staying in Christchurch, if you wish to get the most out of your time in the city, having access to your car is key.
CarRentals.com works with some of the most dependable car rental dealers in the business. Hertz has over a hundred years of car rental experience and a fleet containing several of the most well-known in the business, like Ford and Nissan. With Hertz storied history and thousands of locations worldwide, you will be in some great hands.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best prices on a Christchurch Hertz rental car?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best rates, no matter when you reserve your vehicle. But reserving ahead of your visit can help keep spending low. Be sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Christchurch?
You will need to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Christchurch?
Hertz's minimum age to rent a car in Christchurch is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to review Hertz's policy to know what the total cost is before you book.
Is there a particular vehicle I should get for my trip to Christchurch?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Christchurch. Economy or compact automobiles are easier to park and good for short commutes. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have more room and provide a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a little luxury on their Christchurch trip can choose the premium category to get a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does New Zealand require car insurance?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through Hertz. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many of the major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check Hertz's policy before you decide.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Hertz car rental?
Hertz, like many other rental car agencies, requires a deposit upon reservation. The amount can vary based on the size of the car. Make sure there is enough on your credit card to make a deposit.
Do I have to return my Hertz rental with a full tank?
Hertz and most other rental car suppliers provide you a full tank of gas. At CarRentals.com, we encourage returning your car with filled up. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring it back to Hertz.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Christchurch?
Christchurch certainly has its charms, but you may want to take to the road after you've checked off all the activities in Christchurch.
Does Hertz offer one-way rentals in Christchurch?
Hertz and most other rental car suppliers typically have one-way return. If you elect one-way drop, there is typically an added fee.
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With so much to do and see in Christchurch, having access to your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of New Zealand, you can drive when you like, without having to coordinate ride-hailing services or spend time waiting for the bus.
Before your next trip, book your Hertz Christchurch rent-a-car and take off to all the must-see sights. Go with CarRentals.com and speed along the road in Christchurch, New Zealand.