Car Hire in Christchurch

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Christchurch Airport
Full-size
Toyota Estima *Branded Vehicle* or comparable
	Toyota Estima *Branded Vehicle*
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Jucy
£ 27.46 per day
Christchurch Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla (2013 - 2016) or comparable
Toyota Corolla (2013 - 2016)
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 27.70 per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Toyota Mark X or comparable
Toyota Mark X
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 28.24 per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Honda Accord or comparable
Honda Accord
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 28.24 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Christchurch Airport
Economy
Toyota Camry 2012 or comparable
Toyota Camry 2012
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 28.24 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Toyota Camry or comparable
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 28.24 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Toyota Corolla 2013 or comparable
Toyota Corolla 2013
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 28.81 / per day
Christchurch Airport
Economy
Toyota Corolla 2013 or comparable
Toyota Corolla 2013
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 28.81 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 04:42 on 2022-09-26.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
64
Budget car hire price
£ 32.48 / per day
Average car hire length
2 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.46 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.58 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.37 / 1 liter

One-way Car Hire in Christchurch

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Christchurch and drop off in another city include:

  • From Christchurch to Auckland - 95 offers from £ 14.92 per day
  • From Christchurch to Queenstown - 36 offers from £ 19.67 per day
  • From Christchurch to Picton - 10 offers from £ 72.37 per day
  • From Christchurch to Nelson - 10 offers from £ 72.37 per day
  • From Christchurch to Dunedin - 10 offers from £ 72.37 per day

Top 16 Cities near Christchurch

  1. Queenstown starting at £ 35.21 per day
    347.5 km / 215.9 miles away
  2. Wellington starting at £ 26.78 per day
    303.9 km / 188.9 miles away
  3. 311.3 km / 193.5 miles away
  4. 717.6 km / 445.9 miles away
  5. Palmerston North starting at £ 63.26 per day
    434.4 km / 270.0 miles away
  6. Blenheim starting at £ 66.41 per day
    245.0 km / 152.2 miles away
  7. Whangarei starting at £ 43.16 per day
    872.4 km / 542.1 miles away
  8. Invercargill starting at £ 71.73 per day
    464.7 km / 288.8 miles away
  9. New Plymouth starting at £ 41.82 per day
    516.4 km / 320.8 miles away
  10. 774.2 km / 481.0 miles away
  11. Taupo starting at £ 43.16 per day
    605.5 km / 376.3 miles away
  12. 144.7 km / 89.9 miles away
  13. Gisborne starting at £ 41.82 per day
    704.1 km / 437.5 miles away
  14. Kerikeri starting at £ 43.16 per day
    922.0 km / 572.9 miles away
  15. Whakatane starting at £ 35.27 per day
    720.1 km / 447.4 miles away
  16. Whanganui starting at £ 65.47 per day
    443.0 km / 275.3 miles away

Top 12 Destinations around Christchurch

  1. Westport Airport starting at £ 68.13 per day
    217.4 km / 135.1 miles away
  2. Wellington Airport starting at £ 26.78 per day
    303.0 km / 188.3 miles away
  3. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 26.63 per day
    307.8 km / 191.3 miles away
  4. Dunedin Airport starting at £ 34.49 per day
    328.3 km / 204.0 miles away
  5. Queenstown Airport starting at £ 36.67 per day
    351.7 km / 218.5 miles away
  6. Whanganui Airport starting at £ 65.47 per day
    443.8 km / 275.7 miles away
  7. Invercargill Airport starting at £ 71.73 per day
    466.8 km / 290.1 miles away
  8. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 41.82 per day
    519.2 km / 322.6 miles away
  9. Taupo Airport starting at £ 43.16 per day
    605.9 km / 376.5 miles away
  10. Gisborne Airport starting at £ 41.82 per day
    702.5 km / 436.5 miles away
  11. Whakatane Airport starting at £ 35.27 per day
    720.1 km / 447.5 miles away
  12. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 17.03 per day
    757.3 km / 470.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Christchurch?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Christchurchfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Christchurch
£ 27.21
January
£ 29.37
February
£ 21.65
March
£ 23.19
April
£ 24.97
May
£ 22.41
June
£ 22.10
July
£ 21.23
August
£ 45.83
September
£ 41.63
October
£ 62.30
November
£ 62.30
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Christchurch is August with prices starting at £ 21.23 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is November with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 62.30. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 34. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Christchurch?

Hirers picking up a car in Christchurch keep them for an average of 13 days during in June, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Christchurch
10
January
9
February
9
March
10
April
10
May
13
June
12
July
12
August
4
September
3
October
4
November
4
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Christchurch?

While travellers visit Christchurch year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is January, and the least popular is October.
Popularity of Car Hire in Christchurch by Monthly Searches
404%
January
309%
February
245%
March
89%
April
45%
May
20%
June
27%
July
60%
August
September
October
November
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
yesaway Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Snap Rentals Toyota Vitz 5 2 Small cars
yesaway Mazda Demio 4 2 Medium cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Yaris 5 2 Small cars
yesaway Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Aqua 5 1 Medium cars
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
yesaway Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
Snap Rentals Toyota Yaris 5 1 Small cars
yesaway Subaru Forester 4WD 5 3 SUVs

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
yesaway
9.45 / 10
Lowest rated company
NUCarrentals
7.43 / 10
Total number of reviews
72
Total rental companies
29
Average daily price
£ 32.48
Lowest daily price
£ 8.25
Total cars available
174

Top 29 Hire Companies in Christchurch in 2022

yesaway
yesaway
Remarkable 9.4 / 503 reviews
+6433585740
153 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Tue:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Wed:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Thu:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Fri:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Sat:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Sun:08:01-17:59; 00:00-08:00; 18:00-23:59
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
Remarkable 9.3 / 189 reviews
+6433578919 / +64277220028 / +6439743818
153 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch
Working hours
Mon:09:00-16:55
Tue:09:00-16:55
Wed:09:00-16:55
Thu:09:00-16:55
Fri:09:00-16:55
Sat:09:00-16:55
Sun:09:00-16:55
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9.1 / 25 reviews
+6436660026
Ground Floor, Airport Terminal, Rental Car Kiosk, 30 Durey Road, Christchurch 8053
Jucy
Jucy
Remarkable 9 / 17 reviews
+6493744360 / 0800399736
JUCY Car Rental, 157 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:08:30-16:00
Tue:08:30-16:00
Wed:08:30-16:00
Thu:08:30-16:00
Fri:08:30-16:00
Sat:08:30-16:00
Sun:08:30-16:00
Hertz
Hertz
Remarkable 9 / 5 reviews
+64033586730
Christchurch International Airport, 30 Durey Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
Working hours
Mon:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
Tue:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
Wed:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
Thu:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
Fri:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
Sat:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
Sun:00:00-01:00; 07:00-00:00
USAVE
USAVE
Outstanding 8.9 / 75 reviews
+6492569430
170 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:15
Tue:08:00-17:15
Wed:08:00-17:15
Thu:08:00-17:15
Fri:08:00-17:15
Sat:08:00-17:15
Sun:08:00-17:15
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.9 / 19 reviews
+6498703330
30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.9 / 26 reviews
+6435951828
11-15 Logistics Drive Harewood Christchurch 8051
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:30
Tue:08:30-17:30
Wed:08:30-17:30
Thu:08:30-17:30
Fri:08:30-17:30
Sat:08:30-17:30
Sun:08:30-17:30
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.9 / 42 reviews
+64033579202
Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Outstanding 8.9
+6433584051 / 0508246784
155 Orchard Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8051
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
Mode Car Rentals
Mode Car Rentals
Outstanding 8.8 / 177 reviews
+64035951828
11 Logistics Drive, Harewood, Christchurch 8051
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:30
Tue:08:30-17:30
Wed:08:30-17:30
Thu:08:30-17:30
Fri:08:30-17:30
Sat:08:30-17:30
Sun:08:30-17:30
Ace Rental Cars
Ace Rental Cars
Outstanding 8.8 / 2 reviews
0800502277
166 Orchard Rd, Harewood
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:00
Tue:08:30-17:00
Wed:08:30-17:00
Thu:08:30-17:00
Fri:08:30-17:00
Sat:08:30-17:00
Sun:08:30-17:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.7 / 12 reviews
+64033579202
CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Snap Rentals
Snap Rentals
Outstanding 8.6 / 214 reviews
+640800288699 / +6492752438
170 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8051
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-17:30
Sun:08:00-17:30
Yes Rentals
Yes Rentals
Outstanding 8.6 / 178 reviews
+6434202878
152 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6 / 1 reviews
+6433586554
30 Durey Rd, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
+6433586554
30 Durey Rd
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
EV Hire
EV Hire
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 reviews
+6492171001
152 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
033570231
Terminal Building
Working hours
Mon:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-00:30; 06:00-23:59
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.4 / 5 reviews
+64039300270 / 033592721
150 Kilmore Street Christchurch
Working hours
Mon:08:30-12:00
Tue:08:30-12:00
Wed:08:30-12:00
Thu:08:30-12:00
Fri:08:30-12:00
Sat:08:30-12:00
Sun:08:30-12:00
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8.4 / 75 reviews
+6468880032
Christchurch International Airport
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:07:30-18:00
Sun:07:30-18:00
Ezu Car Rental
Ezu Car Rental
Outstanding 8.4 / 27 reviews
+64210438288
168 Orchard Road, Harewood
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Bargain Rental Cars
Bargain Rental Cars
Outstanding 8.3 / 99 reviews
+640800001110 / +640212470346 / +64033603113
6 Sir Keith Park Place, Harewood, Christchurch 8051
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
Outstanding 8.3
039306103
150 Kilmore St
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
Surprice
Surprice
Outstanding 8.2
+6436660026
5 Ivan Jamieson Place
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-19:00
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.1
033586730
CHRISTCHURCH APT
Working 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
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.9 / 1 reviews
+6402102787307
73 Orchard Rd., Harewood Christchurch 8053 New Zealand
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.8 / 1 reviews
+34965233425 / +6402102787307
Wairakei Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.4 / 12 reviews
+640800800317 / +640800800312
218 Roydvale Avenue, Burnside, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
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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