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Christchurch Car Rentals

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When is it cheapest to rent a car in Christchurch?

All
$15 - $60
Family size
$39 - $78
Economy
$13 - $34

The cheapest time to rent a car in Christchurch is in May. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just $19 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in June. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in June. The price of a car rental in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

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Luxury
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Small cars are typically categorized as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay $29/day to rent a small car in Christchurch. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$9/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$9/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$10/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$10/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$12/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$12/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$14/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$14/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact station wagon
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$15/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$15/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact station wagon
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$15/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$15/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car rental in Christchurch is $38/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$15/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$15/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$19/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Mazda Mazda5
or similar Intermediate station wagon
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
170, Orchard Road
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$19/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Mazda Mazda5
or similar Intermediate station wagon
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$20/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
170, Orchard Road
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$20/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$68/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
26A Sheffield Crescent
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$68/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$82/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
26A Sheffield Crescent
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$82/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Larger cars, like full-size sedans, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a full-size rental in Christchurch is $60/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$15/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$15/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$17/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$17/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
or similar Full-size station wagon
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$66/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
189 Blenheim Rd
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$66/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$76/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
150 Kilmore St
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$76/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$90/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$90/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$90/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
26a Sheffield Cres
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$90/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of renting an SUV in Christchurch is $43/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$19/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$19/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$21/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$21/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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BMW X3
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$26/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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BMW X3
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$27/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$27/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Passenger vans are great for families and large groups. Vans can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price for renting a passenger van in Christchurch is $68/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$17/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$17/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Class Luxury Van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$21/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood
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$21/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Kia Sedona
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$31/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$31/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$124/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
26a Sheffield Cres
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$124/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Dodge Durango
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$138/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
26a Sheffield Cres
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$138/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. The average price of a luxury car in Christchurch is $29/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$23/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$23/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Acura MDX
or similar Luxury SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$23/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$23/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Audi A4
or similar Premium station wagon
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$110/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
Christchurch Apt
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$110/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Audi A4
or similar Premium station wagon
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$119/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
Christchurch Apt
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$119/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more than most rental cars. The average convertible rental in Christchurch is $110/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$68/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
Christchurch
189 Blenheim Rd
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$68/day
Oct 30 - Nov 9
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Peugeot 308 CC
or similar Convertible
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
$78/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
Christchurch
189 Blenheim Rd
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$78/day
Nov 18 - Nov 26
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Christchurch Airport
Christchurch, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Christchurch Casino 5.6 mi
Sumner Beach 12.5 mi
Timaru Airport
Timaru, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Christchurch Casino 88 mi
Sumner Beach 92 mi
Kaikoura Airport
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Sumner Beach 93 mi
Christchurch Casino 94 mi

Distance to popular hotels from Christchurch Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Christchurch's car rental counter

Breakfree On Cashel

165 Cashel Street

6.1 mi from airport

Jucy Snooze Christchurch

5 Peter Leeming Road

0.9 mi from airport

Sudima Christchurch Airport

550 Memorial Avenue

0.7 mi from airport

Chateau on the Park - Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton

189 Deans Ave

4.7 mi from airport

Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

166 Gloucester Street

6.0 mi from airport

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square

50 Cathedral Square

6.0 mi from airport

Hotel 115 Christchurch

115 Worcester Street

6.1 mi from airport

Crowne Plaza Christchurch

764 Colombo Street

5.9 mi from airport

Sudima Christchurch City

47-49 Salisbury Street

5.5 mi from airport

Novotel Christchurch Airport

30 Dury Road

0.5 mi from airport

Ymca Christchurch Hostel

12 Hereford Street

5.6 mi from airport

Ibis Christchurch

107 Hereford Street

6.0 mi from airport

Southern Comfort Motel

53 Bealey Avenue, Central City

5.3 mi from airport

Fino Hotel & Suites

87 Kilmore Street

5.7 mi from airport

The George Christchurch

50 Park Terrace

5.4 mi from airport

Car Rental in Christchurch

3,605 people have been looking for a car to rent in Christchurch in September.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Christchurch car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Enhanced cleaning is one of the new benefits that may be provided to you when you rent a car in Christchurch. Use our search filter to see all the companies offering enhanced cleaning for your trip. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Christchurch in October?

For a weekend in October, the best deals in Christchurch start from around $10 up to around $28. Users looking for a one-week rental in Christchurch for October saw an average deal of $37 - but quotes as low as $10 were available depending on dates and car options.

Is there a fee to cancel my Christchurch car rental?

Rental cars in Christchurch from popular agencies such as Enterprise, National, and Avis will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in Christchurch, we can help you find the cheapest car to rent for your upcoming trip.

What is the best type of car to rent in Christchurch during October?

Renting a Standard car in Christchurch during the month of October is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 57.2 °F and precipitation around 1,6″ during October, a Standard car is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in Christchurch will cost you $23/day on average.

Which rental car company in Christchurch has the most locations?

Budget is very popular in Christchurch, as they have more locations than any other car rental company. You can find 3 locations in the city of Christchurch, and can expect to pay about $43/day for your rental car in Christchurch.

What is the speed limit in Christchurch?

Christchurch’s speed limit is 35 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Christchurch is 65 mph and the speed limit for highways is 70 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.


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