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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 USD 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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Medium
Large
SUV
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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.

Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$7/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$7/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$9/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$9/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$10/day
May 2 - May 12
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$10/day
May 2 - May 12
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$10/day
May 20 - May 30
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$10/day
May 20 - May 30
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$11/day
Apr 24 - May 15
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$11/day
Apr 24 - May 15
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$11/day
Apr 24 - May 15
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$11/day
Apr 24 - May 15
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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
$10/day
May 3 - May 25
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$10/day
May 3 - May 25
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$11/day
May 3 - May 17
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$11/day
May 3 - May 17
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$11/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$11/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$13/day
May 23 - Jun 2
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$13/day
May 23 - Jun 2
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$38/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
150 Kilmore St
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$38/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$45/day
Apr 24 - May 15
Christchurch
150 Kilmore St
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$45/day
Apr 24 - May 15
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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 A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
May 14 - May 28
Christchurch
Unit 4 150 Kilmore St
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$37/day
May 14 - May 28
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
May 3 - May 17
Christchurch
Unit 4 150 Kilmore St
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$37/day
May 3 - May 17
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Chrysler 300
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
$41/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
150 Kilmore St
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$41/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$45/day
May 3 - May 25
Christchurch
Christchurch Apt
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$45/day
May 3 - May 25
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BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$46/day
May 3 - May 17
Christchurch
Christchurch Apt
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$46/day
May 3 - May 17
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BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$46/day
May 2 - May 16
Christchurch
Christchurch Apt
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$46/day
May 2 - May 16
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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 $42/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$15/day
May 3 - May 25
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$15/day
May 3 - May 25
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$16/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$16/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$16/day
May 14 - May 28
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$16/day
May 14 - May 28
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$18/day
May 3 - May 17
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$18/day
May 3 - May 17
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$19/day
May 23 - Jun 6
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$19/day
May 23 - Jun 6
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$36/day
May 14 - May 28
Christchurch
Unit 4 150 Kilmore St
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$36/day
May 14 - May 28
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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 $67/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Full-size van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$24/day
Apr 27 - Jun 8
Christchurch
Christchurch International Terminal
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$24/day
Apr 27 - Jun 8
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Class Luxury van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$25/day
May 3 - May 25
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$25/day
May 3 - May 25
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Chevrolet Express
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$25/day
May 3 - May 25
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$25/day
May 3 - May 25
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Class Luxury van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$26/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Class Luxury van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$26/day
Apr 27 - Jun 8
Christchurch
Christchurch Airport
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$26/day
Apr 27 - Jun 8
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$28/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
Christchurch
Durey Road
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$28/day
Apr 24 - Jun 5
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Eco-friendly vehicles are vehicles that are not 100% powered by gas and involve some battery charge to operate. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
May 14 - May 28
Christchurch
Unit 4 150 Kilmore St
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$37/day
May 14 - May 28
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$37/day
May 3 - May 17
Christchurch
Unit 4 150 Kilmore St
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$37/day
May 3 - May 17
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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Christchurch Airport
Christchurch, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
International Antarctic Centre 0.8 mi
Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre 2.9 mi
Orana Wildlife Park 3.8 mi
Air Force Museum of New Zealand 4.1 mi
Riccarton Bush 4.1 mi
Timaru Airport
Timaru, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Air Force Museum of New Zealand 84 mi
Orana Wildlife Park 84 mi
Horncastle Arena 86 mi
Addington Raceway 86 mi
AMI Stadium 86 mi
Kaikoura Airport
Kaikoura, New Zealand
Nearby attractions:
Queen Elizabeth II Park 90 mi
New Brighton Beach 90 mi
Cave Rock 92 mi
Wilding Park 93 mi
Sumner Beach 93 mi

Christchurch Car Rental Directory

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Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,265 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,201 reviews

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Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 3,856 reviews

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Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.1

Score based on 2,730 reviews

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EZI

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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AeroDrive

Agency score: Excellent 10.0

Score based on 1 review

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Apex

Agency score: Excellent 9.8

Score based on 5 reviews

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Abell

Agency score: Excellent 9.6

Score based on 1 review

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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

Hotel 115 Christchurch

115 Worcester Street

6.1 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

Crowne Plaza Christchurch

764 Colombo Street

5.9 mi from airport

Novotel Christchurch Airport

30 Dury Road

0.3 mi from airport

Ibis Christchurch

107 Hereford Street

6.0 mi from airport

Ymca Christchurch Hostel

12 Hereford Street

5.6 mi from airport

Commodore Airport Hotel

449 Memorial Avenue

1.3 mi from airport

Fino Hotel & Suites

87 Kilmore Street

5.7 mi from airport

Southern Comfort Motel

53 Bealey Avenue, Central City

5.3 mi from airport

Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

45 Roydvale Avenue

1.6 mi from airport

Car Rental in Christchurch

3,475 people have been looking for a car to rent in Christchurch in April.

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

For a weekend in May, the best deals in Christchurch start from around $10 up to around $21. Users looking for a one-week rental in Christchurch for May saw an average deal of $23 - but quotes as low as $9 were available depending on dates and car options.

Which car rental agency in Christchurch has the cheapest rental car prices?

The cheapest provider in Christchurch is Hertz, with an average daily rental rate of $52 from its 2 locations in Christchurch. The absolute cheapest deal momondo users have found at Hertz in Christchurch is $1.

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 May?

Renting a standard in Christchurch during the month of May is what most travelers prefer. With temperatures averaging 42.8°F and precipitation around 2.4 in during May, a standard 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.

How many locations does Budget have in Christchurch?

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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