Rental Car Christchurch

Rental Car Christchurch from 18 £ per day

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Current offers in Christchurch

e.g. Mazda Demio or the like
Mazda Demio
from 11 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Mazda Demio
from 14 £/day
  • Directly available
Mazda Demio
from 11 £/day
  • Without excess
Mazda Demio
from 14 £/day
e.g. Daihatsu Sirion or the like
Daihatsu Sirion
from 11 £/day
  • All-round carefree package
Daihatsu Sirion
from 14 £/day
  • Directly available
Ford Focus
from 11 £/day
  • Without excess
Daihatsu Sirion
from 13 £/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. Nissan Tiida or the like
Nissan Tiida
from 11 £/day
Station Wagon / Minivan
e.g. Toyota Corolla or the like
Toyota Corolla
from 13 £/day
7 seater
e.g. Nissan Bluebird Sylphy or the like
Nissan Bluebird Sylphy
from 14 £/day
9 seater
e.g. Toyota Hiace or the like
Toyota Hiace
from 43 £/day
Off-road vehicle (SUV)
e.g. Toyota Rav4 (2005 - 2011) or the like
Toyota Rav4 (2005 - 2011)
from 15 £/day
e.g. Mazda MX-5 or the like
Mazda MX-5
from 65 £/day
Luxury Car
e.g. Ford Mustang Coupe or the like
Ford Mustang Coupe
from 122 £/day

Christchurch - Discover New Zealand with a Rental Car

Christchurch is located on the South Island of New Zealand on the East Coast and is a popular starting point for a rental car trip. Due to its architecture, the city is considered the "most English" of all cities on the island.

If you are travelling with your rental car, visit Christchurch Cathedral in the city centre or take a rental car to the old university district "Arts Centre" with its cultural offerings. You should also visit the beautiful botanical garden by rental car.

Rent a Car and discover Christchurch

Guests from Europe travel via Christchurch International Airport, the airport has IATA code CHC and is located 12 km northwest of the city center. Almost 7 million passengers are handled at the international airport every year, putting Christchurch international Airport behind the Auckland Airport and ahead of Wellington Airport.

Due to the completed booking the vehicle waits as ordered at the selected car rental at the airport. After a short transfer with briefing you drive by car towards a varied New Zealand holiday. Find out below which areas you could visit in and around Christchurch by rental car.

Rent a Car to downtown Christchurch


The Canterbury Museum remained almost undamaged near the Botanical Gardens of Christchurch. Here you will learn about the life habits of the natives of New Zealand. Afterwards you could relax in the vast park or take a boat trip on the Avon River. For your rental car you will find a suitable parking space everywhere. Art Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art are in sight and invite you to visit them.

Exploring the Christchurch area by Rental Car

About 12 km outside the city you can take the cable car to the highest mountain in the region and enjoy a fantastic view while hiking. Alternatively, a rental car ride to Sumner 10 km away is also available. The beach is endless, clean and little frequented.

South of the metropolis Akaroa, 85 km away, invites you to a day trip by rental car. The city harbour offers daily boat trips with regular dolphin watching. The drive by car leads through varied landscapes to a bay with many natural sights.

Christchurch Car Hire - The Traffic Rules

Well-built roads and courteous local drivers make driving very pleasant. However, you should bear in mind when renting a car at the airport that you have to drive on the left side of the road. As soon as the new situation becomes a habit, the biggest challenge is mastered. Otherwise the rules are similar to the regulations in other parts of the world:

  • In the city 50 km/h and outside 100 km/h.
  • Fasten your seat belt and do without mobile telephoning.
  • Maximum 0.8 per mille when driving.

Rent a Car before the New Zealand trip

On our independent comparison portal you will find the offers of every established car rental company and see transparently which car rental models are available at Christchurch Airport. so that your holiday will be remembered untroubled, here some tips for renting.

Receive at Christchurch Car Rental by credit card

You will receive your rental car only against deposit of a deposit. In the digital age, airport car rental is blocking the amount on your credit card for the entire rental period. As soon as the rental car is back intact on the landlord's parking lot, you can dispose of the sum.

Choose cheap one-way rent in Christchurch

If you also want to visit the North Island of New Zealand and take a rental car to Wellington by ferry, ideally choose one-way rental when booking. ​​​​​​​

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Frequently asked questions about booking a rental car Christchurch

Can I rent a car in Christchurch without a credit card?
No, in Christchurch it is not possible to book a rental car without a credit card.
Until when can I return a rental car {in Christchurch?
In principle, you can return the rental car at any time of the day. It is only important that you return the rental car no later than the time specified at the time of booking.
Do I have to take additional insurance in Christchurch?
If you book fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible, you do not have to take out additional insurance on-site.
How long do I have to cancel a rental car?
You have up to 24 hours before rental time to cancel.

Questions about the price

What does a rental car cost in Christchurch?
A rental car in Christchurch costs on the average 20.65 £ per day.
What does a rental car in Christchurch cost per week?
A rental car in Christchurch costs on average 144.57 £ per week 20.65 £ per day).
How much does a rental car in Christchurch cost for one month?
A rental car in Christchurch costs on average 619.60 £ for one month (20.65 £ per day).
Which rental car provider is the cheapest in Christchurch?
Holiday Autos is in Christchurch the cheapest. A rental costs 82.61 £ for 4 days.
What does a small rental car cost in Christchurch?
A small rental car costs in Christchurch 20.65 £ per day.
What does a middle-class rental car cost in Christchurch?
A middle-class rental car costs in Christchurch 27.02 £ per day.
How high is the deposit for a rental car in Christchurch?
In Christchurch the deposit amounts begin at 100.96 £.
How high is the fee for young drivers in Christchurch?
Drivers under the age of 26 often pay a fee. This deviates strongly from the individual offers. We always show you the price including all fees.
How much does it cost to cancel a rental car?
Up to 24 hours prior to rental, cancellation costs nothing.

Questions about car rental providers

Which landlords in Christchurch offer a hotel delivery?
The providerSunny Cars brings the rental car to your hotel.