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Car Hire at Christchurch Airport

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Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Toyota Vitz or comparable
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Snap Rentals
£ 9.49 per day
Mini
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
yesaway
£ 12.18 per day
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Discount Car Rentals New Zealand
£ 12.80 per day
Compact
Toyota Yaris (2017 - 2020) or comparable
Toyota Yaris (2017 - 2020)
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 13.61 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Standard
Nissan Bluebird Sedan or comparable
Nissan Bluebird Sedan
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 20.56 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Alphard or comparable
Toyota Alphard
  • 8x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezu Car Rental
£ 21.10 / per day
Economy Elite
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
£ 24.96 / per day
Full-size
Kia Sorento or comparable
Kia Sorento
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 34.64 / 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 02:02 on 2022-01-24.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Dialing code
64
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport information

Score
7.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.2
  • Check-in desks 8.0
  • Facilities and services 7.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.1
  • Dining and car hire services 6.7
  • Lounge 6.4

Christchurch Airport (CHC)

  • IATA: CHC
  • ICAO: NZCH
  • Name: Christchurch Airport (CHC)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 94,955
  • Passengers (per year): 6,439,703
  • Distance from the city centre: 5.6 miles / 9 km WNW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +64 3 358 5029
  • Email: info@cial.co.nz

Top 13 Destinations around Christchurch Airport

  1. Wellington Airport starting at £ 18.04 per day
    303.0 km / 188.3 miles away
  2. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 24.90 per day
    307.8 km / 191.3 miles away
  3. Dunedin Airport starting at £ 23.93 per day
    328.3 km / 204.0 miles away
  4. Queenstown Airport starting at £ 12.57 per day
    351.7 km / 218.5 miles away
  5. Invercargill Airport starting at £ 78.54 per day
    466.8 km / 290.1 miles away
  6. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 37.76 per day
    519.2 km / 322.6 miles away
  7. Taupo Airport starting at £ 37.76 per day
    605.9 km / 376.5 miles away
  8. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 17.76 per day
    757.3 km / 470.5 miles away
  9. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 17.76 per day
    757.5 km / 470.7 miles away
  10. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 40.87 per day
    758.3 km / 471.2 miles away
  11. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 17.76 per day
    759.4 km / 471.9 miles away
  12. Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 17.76 per day
    760.1 km / 472.3 miles away
  13. Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 10.61 per day
    764.1 km / 474.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Christchurch Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Christchurch Airport
£ 25.43
January
£ 27.45
February
£ 20.24
March
£ 21.68
April
£ 23.34
May
£ 20.95
June
£ 20.65
July
£ 19.84
August
£ 42.84
September
£ 38.91
October
£ 58.24
November
£ 58.24
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Christchurch Airport is August with prices starting at £ 19.84 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 £ 58.24. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. 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’s the most popular hire length at Christchurch Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Christchurch Airport 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 at Christchurch Airport
10
January
9
February
9
March
10
April
10
May
13
June
12
July
12
August
4
September
3
October
4
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Christchurch Airport?

Though Christchurch Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in January. October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
228%
January
174%
February
139%
March
124%
April
122%
May
105%
June
142%
July
164%
August
September
October
November
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

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

Top 19 Hire Companies at Christchurch Airport in 2022

Interrent
Interrent
Remarkable 9.5
+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
USAVE
USAVE
Remarkable 9.2
+64033582299 / +640508112233
170 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053
£ 62 - £ 63
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
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Remarkable 9.2
+6433584051 / 0508246784
155 Orchard Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8051
£ 29 - £ 141
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
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+6433586554
20 RON GUTHREY RD,
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+64033579202
Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
£ 22 - £ 50
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
+6433586554
20 RON GUTHREY RD,
£ 24 - £ 117
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+6436660026
Ground Floor, Airport Terminal, Rental Car Kiosk, 30 Durey Road, Christchurch 8053
£ 29 - £ 84
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64033579202
CHRISTCHURCH INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL
£ 26 - £ 27
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
033589661
Terminal Building
£ 68 - £ 126
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:30
Tue:07:00-21:30
Wed:07:00-21:30
Thu:07:00-21:30
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:07:00-21:30
Sun:07:00-21:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
033570231
Terminal Building Christchurch Airport
£ 62 - £ 124
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:30
Tue:07:00-21:30
Wed:07:00-21:30
Thu:07:00-21:30
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:07:00-21:30
Sun:07:00-21:30
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+6435951828
11-15 Logistics Drive Harewood Christchurch 8051
£ 15 - £ 37
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
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
+6433586554
Christchurch Airport
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
Sat:08:00-16:30
Sun:08:00-16:30
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+640800243789
30 Durey Rd, Christchurch
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
RightCars
RightCars
Outstanding 8.4
+6468880032
28 Sheffield Cres Burnside, Burnside Christchurch 8053
Alamo
Outstanding 8.4
+6433586554
20 RON GUTHREY RD,
£ 24 - £ 116
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+640800800317 / +640800800312
521 Avonhead Rd,Avonhead,Christchurch, NA 8042
£ 20 - £ 149
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
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
6433603270 / 033603271
20 Abros Place
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.3
+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
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7
+6436660026
30 Durey Rd, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053
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