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Cheap Car Rentals in Christchurch from ฿395

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Christchurch with a pick-up date of 3/6 and drop-off date of 10/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Christchurch car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Christchurch. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 May 2024.

Most popular company

DISCOUNTNZ

Price of petrol per litre

฿66.95

Average price per day

฿1,389

Cheapest price per day

฿395

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Christchurch and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 14 May 2024.

January

฿1,875

February

฿2,059

March

฿1,618

April

฿1,177

May

฿1,029

June

฿1,103

July

฿1,434

August

฿1,360

September

฿1,397

October

฿1,287

November

฿1,618

December

฿2,354

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Christchurch is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Christchurch and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 14 May 2024.

There are 58 hire agencies servicing Christchurch. These agencies, altogether, have 80 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Christchurch with prices from ฿395 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Christchurch:

Economy

Economy

฿436+

Compact

Compact

฿395+

Intermediate

Intermediate

฿411+

SUV

SUV

฿608+

Minivan

Minivan

฿926+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

฿1,284+

Passenger van

Passenger van

฿1,180+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

฿682+

Compare available car types for rental in Christchurch

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Christchurch to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 May 2024.

Small cars

฿883 - ฿3,306

All Car Types

฿1,828 - ฿5,404

To hire a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿1,567/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿883/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~฿3,306/day). In fact, April is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a small car saves you 42% 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 car 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 ฿2,212/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿1,351/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,703/day). In fact, September is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a medium car saves you 18% 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 medium car 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 ฿4,107/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿2,165/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿8,604/day). In fact, November is about 48% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a large car is 36% 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 in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿2,644/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿1,367/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~฿5,192/day). In fact, March is about 49% 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 saves you 1% 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 in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿3,675/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a van in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿1,939/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿6,073/day). In fact, September is about 48% 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 is 28% 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 van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of ฿2,176/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~฿2,051/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿7,780/day). In fact, November is about 6% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a luxury car saves you 19% 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.

Toyota Corolla฿395/day
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Toyota Corolla
Honda City฿436/day
2
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A/C
Honda City

Top rental agencies in Christchurch

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Christchurch known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Christchurch. Reviews were last updated on 14 May 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Christchurch, including Rental Cars 247, Avis and Budget. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Rental Cars 247

10.0
Wonderful
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.6
Wonderful
15 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.7

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

9.1

Budget

8.4
Very Good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

8.8

Apex

8.3
Very Good
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1

Thrifty

8.0
Very Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Hertz

7.3
Good
12 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.5

Bargain Car Rentals

3 locations

Dollar

3 locations

Best Christchurch car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Christchurch. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Christchurch with an average daily rate of ฿851. Data was last updated on 14 May 2024.
Peruse the best Christchurch car rental deals we've found. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Toyota Corolla฿395/day
4
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A/C
Toyota Corolla
Honda Civic฿411/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Civic
Honda City฿436/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Christchurch, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 14 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Christchurch?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿1,389/day when booking a car hire in Christchurch. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿897/day from EZU Car Rental, booked on May 12.

  • What car hire 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: Yes Rentals (฿395/day), New Zealand Discount Car Rentals (฿436/day), and Mode Car & Camper Rentals (฿683/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Rental Cars 247 (10.0 rating), Bargain Rental Cars (10.0 rating) and EZI (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Christchurch.

  • What are petrol prices like in Christchurch?

    The average price of petrol in Christchurch is ฿66.95/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿3,013 and ฿4,351 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Christchurch for a week from New Zealand Discount Car Rentals?

    From New Zealand Discount Car Rentals you can hire a car in Christchurch from about ฿9,377 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 37%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 60 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 EZU Car Rental can potentially be 59% below the average car hire price in Christchurch. Check prices and availability for EZU Car Rental and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Christchurch is on average ฿40,189 a month or ฿1,340 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 ฿0. Usually a Compact 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 Compact for June, it will cost approximately ฿1,978 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

    Class Intermediate Car, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Christchurch according to Cheapflights users.

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Small car rentals in Christchurch

Find small car rental deals in Christchurch from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Christchurch cost an average of ฿1,311 per day. Price data was last updated on 14 May 2024.
Toyota Yaris฿1,165/day
2
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A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿1,215/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Toyota Yaris฿1,251/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

Van rentals in Christchurch

Find van rental deals in Christchurch from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Christchurch cost an average of ฿1,914 per day. Price data was last updated on 14 May 2024.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for renting a van in the Christchurch area. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota HiAce฿926/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿931/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce
Toyota HiAce฿931/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota HiAce

Car rentals by fuel type in Christchurch

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Christchurch. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Christchurch. Deals were last updated on 14 May 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Christchurch. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (฿10+).

Electric

Electric

฿22+

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿12+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿10+

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