Christchurch Airport (CHC), Christchurch, New Zealand
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Thrifty at Christchurch Airport

Durey Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
0064 800 737 070
Pick-up instructions
Please follow the sign to the car rental area.
Drop-off instructions
Please clarify Drop-off instructions with Car Provider upon Pick-up.
Business hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
Key box
No

Customer Ratings and Latest Reviews

Overall value for money of your rental car
Ease of finding rental desk or representative
Efficiency of the car rental agents
Time spent picking up the car
Time spent dropping off the car
Car cleanliness
Overall condition of the car

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have the option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic.

New Zealand
Toyota Highlander
October 12, 2021

Pros: friendly and easy process, , but especially i got the car i ordered, sometimes this doesn't happen with other cars. also for a south island family holiday it had ski racks, we didn't even plan on going skiing and didnt ask for them, but we did ski a day and they were awesome and lockable.

New Zealand
Holden Trax
August 31, 2021

Pros: There was no service. Unable to travel due to COVID level 4 lockdown, unable to give 48 hours notice to cancel. No refund given, no credit given, will never use this firm again.

Cons: There was no service. Unable to travel due to COVID level 4 lockdown, unable to give 48 hours notice to cancel. No refund given, no credit given, will never use this firm again.

New Zealand
Toyota Highlander
June 12, 2021

Pros: Amazing, can't fault it

Cons: N/A

New Zealand
Toyota Highlander
June 12, 2021

Pros: Excellent

Cons: All good

New Zealand
Toyota Corolla
June 4, 2021

Pros: Very easy process. Efficient staff. Easy pick up and drop off on-site

Cons: Nothing. Everything was fine

New Zealand
Toyota Highlander
May 13, 2021

Cons: Was OK. It was late and she was keen to go home.

New Zealand
Toyota Highlander
April 30, 2021

Pros: Fast pick up

Cons: The car was dirty/filthy. It was old with high kms. The toddler car seat was filthy as well.

New Zealand
Toyota RAV4
January 15, 2021

Pros: Easy access from the terminal

Cons: Cost of the insurance if renting direct

New Zealand
Toyota Highlander
January 10, 2021

Cons: The desk agent didn’t know what he doing he wants extra $300 but I didn’t want to pay and then after half an hour agent called the manager and manager fix Within five minutes

New Zealand
Holden Trax
January 5, 2021

Pros: Car was fine

Cons: Felt the cost was higher than other rentals

New Zealand
Mitsubishi Eclipse
November 13, 2020

Pros: Easy pick up at desk. As well as easy returning the keys.

Cons: Car wasn't clean inside. Something had obviously been spilt over seat and there were no mats in the front.

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Christchurch Airport
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
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Thrifty
$34.32 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
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  • A/C
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Thrifty
$35.03 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
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Thrifty
$35.37 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
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Thrifty
$36.09 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact SUV
Kia Seltos or similar
Kia Seltos
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Thrifty
$37.14 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact SUV
Kia Seltos or similar
Kia Seltos
  • 5
  • 2
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Thrifty
$38.26 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact SUV
Kia Niro or similar
Kia Niro
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  • 3
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Thrifty
$38.88 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate SUV
Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5
  • 2
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Thrifty
$40.28 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Standard Elite
Polestar 2 or similar
Polestar 2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
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Thrifty
$40.63 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate SUV
Kia Sportage or similar
Kia Sportage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
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Thrifty
$40.98 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate SUV
Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
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Thrifty
$41.51 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate SUV
Kia Sportage or similar
Kia Sportage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
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Thrifty
$42.22 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Premium Extended Cab Pickup
Ford Ranger or similar
Ford Ranger
  • 5
  • 4
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  • A/C
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Thrifty
$48.32 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Premium SUV
Ford Everest or similar
Ford Everest
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Thrifty
$49.47 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Premium SUV
Ford Everest or similar
Ford Everest
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
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Thrifty
$49.78 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$53.98 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Compact SUV
Kia Seltos or similar
Kia Seltos
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$57.22 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate SUV
Kia Sportage or similar
Kia Sportage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$59.38 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate SUV
Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$62.07 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Full-size Van
Kia Carnival or similar
Kia Carnival
  • 8
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$65.66 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Premium SUV
Ford Everest or similar
Ford Everest
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$71.74 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 15:33 on 2024-06-21. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Rental Conditions

Please check the Rental Conditions for each vehicle prior to booking as some conditions, particularly the deposit and deductible, may vary based on the class of vehicle.

Rate includes
Free cancellation with a full refund up to 48 hours before your pick-up time, Unlimited mileage, Collision Damage Waiver (deductible: ~€ 2575.00), Theft Protection, Roadside Assistance (in the country of pick-up), Third Party Liability (TPL), Premium Location fee, Vehicle registration fee, Free modifications, State Tax.
Driver requirements
Minimum rental age is 18 years.
A young driver fee applies to drivers under the age of 21.

There is no maximum age.
A Senior driver fee is not applied.

The driver license must have been issued by authorized authorities at least 1 year(s) before the date of the commencement of the rental.

In addition to the regular driver license, an International Driving Permit is also mandatory if the national driver license is not written in English.
For driver licenses from countries not party to the Geneva / Vienna Convention on Road Traffic (e.g., China), an official translation of the license in the following language(s): English, together with the original license, must be presented.
Please note that the International Driving Permit is valid only if accompanied by the regular driver license.

In addition to documents mentioned previously, the customer will need the following: passport, valid driver license, credit card on a main drivers name, booking voucher, flight information.
In order to pick up the car, domestic renters must present the following documents: passport, valid driver license, booking voucher, proof of home address (e.g. Utility bill).
Deposit and deductible policy
A deposit will be blocked on the customer's credit card and will be released within 30 days after drop-off.
Cross-border policy
When booking a one-way rental between islands, you'll have to drop off the vehicle at the Wellington office and pick up a different one at the Picton office.
Details are available from the car rental company's reservation office.
Optional extras and services

Prices for extras are shown on the booking page.


Fuel policy
The vehicle is provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with the same amount in order to avoid additional charges.
Alternatively, the renter may purchase a tank full of fuel at the time of rental and return the tank empty.
Additional information
The vehicle must be returned in an acceptably clean condition in order to avoid additional charges.
Business hours
Period of time, during regular working hours, when the car is still guaranteed for the customer, if the customer is late for pick up (the grace period) is 59 minutes.
If the customer is late for a return for more than 59 minutes, extra day charges will apply, in addition to any other rental charges.

Pick-up & Drop-off
Mon:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59
Tue:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59
Wed:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59
Thu:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59
Fri:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59
Sat:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59
Sun:  00:00 - 01:00, 07:00 - 23:59

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033570231
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+6492569430
170 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
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Good 7.8 / 70 reviews
+6493744360 / 0800399736
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033589661
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Dollar
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Good 7.7
0800243789
30 Durey Rd
$35 - $60
Working hours
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Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.7
033586730
30 Durey Rd
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-23:59
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National
National
Good 7.7
98703330
30 Durey Rd
Working hours
Mon:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-02:00; 06:00-23:59
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Joy Car Rental
Joy Car Rental
Good 7.6
+64221878599
218 Roydvale Avenue, Burnside, Christchurch, New Zealand
$8 - $98
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
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YITU Car Rental
YITU Car Rental
Good 7.6
+64800948888 / +64273922666 / +6421873789
222 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch
$42 - $157
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
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Flexways
Flexways
Good 7.5 / 4 reviews
+541152630917 / +5491152599877 / +6493033912
Christchurch Airport
$30 - $43
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
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
Surprice
Surprice
Good 7.4
+6436660026
5 Ivan Jamieson Place
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
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Sun:07:00-19:00
Autounion
Autounion
Good 7.1
+64080022776468
Airpark Canterbury, 264 Russley Road, Avonhead, Christchurch 8042
$6 - $25
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
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NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Satisfactory 6.9 / 29 reviews
+6421417556
218 Roydvale Avenue, Burnside, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
$62 - $65
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:09:00-16:00
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