Christchurch

Cheap Car Rentals in Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
11 Dec — 18 Dec
Same drop-off
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyHITCHCAR
Price of petrol per litre฿57.16
Average price per day฿37
Cheapest price per day฿25

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Christchurch?

January

฿1,212

February

฿831

March

฿762

April

฿1,108

May

฿865

June

฿1,073

July

฿9,733

August

฿1,385

September

฿1,350

October

฿1,316

November

฿1,489

December

฿1,697

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Christchurch is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Christchurch

There are 55 hire agencies servicing Christchurch, New Zealand. These agencies, altogether, have 77 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? SUV is the cheapest car type to hire in Christchurch with prices from ฿49 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Christchurch:

Compare available car types for rental in Christchurch

Small cars

฿655 - ฿1,826

All Car Types

฿899 - ฿3,337

To hire a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿925/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿655/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿1,826/day). In fact, July is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Small car saves you 35% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Christchurch Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,523/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿861/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿7,452/day). In fact, July is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Medium car is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Christchurch Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,495/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿998/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿4,960/day). In fact, July is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Large car is 6% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,049/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿992/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~฿2,243/day). In fact, July is about 6% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a SUV car saves you 27% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Christchurch SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,313/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿1,231/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿3,916/day). In fact, July is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Van car saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Christchurch Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Nissan Kicks฿55/day
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Nissan Kicks
Honda City฿62/day
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Honda City
Toyota Yaris฿69/day
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Toyota Yaris

Top rental agencies in Christchurch

All major car rental suppliers in Christchurch

Thrifty

10.0
Excellent
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Bargain Rental Cars

10.0
Excellent
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Hertz

10.0
Excellent
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.5
Excellent
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.8

Budget

8.0
Excellent
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.0

Apex

6.0
Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

6.0

Sunnycars

4 locations

Bargain Car Rentals

3 locations

Best Christchurch Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Christchurch recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿1,287/day when booking a car hire in Christchurch. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿875/day from Right Cars, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Christchurch?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Christchurch from the following companies over the past two weeks: EZU Car Rental (฿1,689/day), Yes Rentals (฿1,920/day), and Apex (฿2,396/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Christchurch?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Bargain Rental Cars (10.0 rating), Hertz (10.0 rating) and Yesaway (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Christchurch.

What are gas prices like in Christchurch?

The average price of petrol in Christchurch is ฿57.16/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿2,572 and ฿3,715 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Christchurch for a week from Hitch Car Rentals?

From Hitch Car Rentals you can hire a car in Christchurch from about ฿8,336 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Christchurch for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Christchurch it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 6%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 73 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Christchurch?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Christchurch for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Christchurch for a month?

Our recent data shows that Right Cars can potentially be 74% below the average car hire price in Christchurch. Check prices and availability for Right Cars and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Christchurch is on average ฿35,725 a month or ฿1,191 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Christchurch car hire.

How much is a car hire in Christchurch for a weekend?

For a weekend car hire in Christchurch, you can expect the average price to be around ฿2,058. Usually a SUV hire in Christchurch is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a SUV for January, it will cost approximately ฿0 per day.

What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

Toyota Camry, which is a Full-size vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Christchurch according to Cheapflights users.

Van Rentals in Christchurch

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Christchurch van rentals.

Car type options available for Christchurch

Explore different vehicle types you can rent in Christchurch