Car Rental in Christchurch (Downtown)

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Downtown, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Downtown
Compact
Mazda Demio or similar
Mazda Demio
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$25.48 per day
Downtown
Economy
Ford Puma or similar
Ford Puma
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
$25.64 per day
Downtown
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$54.77 per day
Downtown
Premium SUV
Ford Everest or similar
Ford Everest
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$95.68 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown
Full-size
Ford Mustang or similar
Ford Mustang
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$193.71 per day
Downtown
Intermediate Elite
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$28.65 per day
Downtown
Standard
Nissan Bluebird Sedan or similar
Nissan Bluebird Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$29.40 per day
Downtown
Oversized Van
Mazda Premacy or similar
Mazda Premacy
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$33.96 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 05:57 on 2024-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Samoan
Currency
NZD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+64
Average car rental price
$61 per day
Average car rental length
12 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
8.0 / 10
Average gas price
$1.64 per liter or $6.20 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$1.45 per liter or $5.49 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.75 per liter or $6.64 per gallon

Top 20 locations near Christchurch (Downtown)

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When are car rental prices the lowest in Christchurch (Downtown)?

The cost of renting a car in Christchurch (Downtown) varies by season. The table and graph below can help you find the best time of year to save on a rental car.
Average rental costs per day in Christchurch (Downtown)
$43.13
January
$44.13
February
$50.55
March
$22.94
April
$28.39
May
$32.28
June
$35.46
July
$29.63
August
$26.15
September
$41.34
October
$44.17
November
$51.89
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Christchurch (Downtown) is April — when rental costs average $22.94 per day. This is 39% cheaper than the yearly average and 56% cheaper than renting a car in December (when prices average $51.89 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles in Christchurch (Downtown)?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in January the average rental period is 13 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average number of rental days in Christchurch (Downtown)
13
January
13
February
11
March
10
April
10
May
5
June
8
July
10
August
12
September
9
October
9
November
12
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car in Christchurch (Downtown)?

Based on how many users search for a car in in Christchurch (Downtown), travelers are most likely to rent a car in January, while they are least likely to rent in in June.
Monthly searches in Christchurch (Downtown) by pick-up date relative to the average
326%
January
266%
February
90%
March
49%
April
13%
May
7%
June
25%
July
31%
August
49%
September
42%
October
62%
November
241%
December

Car rental information

Popular suppliers Ezi Car Rental, Bargain Rental Cars, Budget
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Medium cars, Large cars
Lowest price $25 per day
Cheapest supplier Bargain Rental Cars

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Ezi Car Rental Ford Puma 5 2 Small cars
Bargain Rental Cars Mazda Demio 4 2 Medium cars
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Outlander 5 2 SUVs
Bargain Rental Cars Nissan Bluebird Sedan 4 2 Large cars
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Prius Hybrid 4 2 Large cars
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Outlander 5 3 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Ezi Car Rental
9.4 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Dollar
7.7 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$60.91
Lowest daily price
$25.48
Total cars available
47

Top 7 suppliers in Christchurch (Downtown) in 2024

Ezi Car Rental
Ezi Car Rental
Exceptional 9.4 / 57 reviews
+640800545000 / +6433592721
150 Kilmore Street, Central City, Christchurch
$26 - $83
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:30
Tue:08:00-16:30
Wed:08:00-16:30
Thu:08:00-16:30
Fri:08:00-16:30
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.3
+640800737070
150 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
$62 - $221
Working hours
Mon:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Tue:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Wed:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Thu:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Fri:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2 / 1 review
039306102
150 Kilmore St
$63 - $67
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2
+64033652195
150 Kilmore St, Christchurch
Working hours
Mon:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Tue:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Wed:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Thu:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Fri:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Bargain Rental Cars
Good 7.8 / 58 reviews
+640800566701
213 Main South Road, Hornby - Christchurch 8042
$25 - $145
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8
039306103
150 Kilmore St
$55 - $128
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
0800243789
150 Kilmore St
$65 - $253
Working hours
Mon:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Tue:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Wed:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Thu:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
Fri:08:30-11:30; 14:00-17:00
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