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Christchurch, New Zealand
23 Apr — 30 Apr
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Best deals found for Christchurch, Canterbury car hire

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Economy£8/day
Compact£10/day
Intermediate£9/day
SUV£19/day
People carrier£22/day
Full-size SUV£22/day
Premium SUV£18/day
Intermediate SUV£12/day
Supplier choice£17/day
Standard SUV£19/day
Compact SUV£20/day
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Small cars

£25 - £59

All Car Types

£30 - £63

The average price of a small car hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £34. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand is in May. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just £25 per day. A small car rental is typically 19% less expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Christchurch small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £42. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand is in May. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just £27 per day. A medium car rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Christchurch medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £64. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Christchurch, New Zealand is in October. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just £40 per day. A large car rental is typically 33% more expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £46. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Christchurch, New Zealand is in May. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just £33 per day. A SUV rental is typically 9% more expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Christchurch SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £64. The cheapest time to hire a van in Christchurch, New Zealand is in September. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just £34 per day. A van rental is typically 33% more expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Christchurch van hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a pickup truck hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £39. The cheapest time to hire a pickup truck in Christchurch, New Zealand is in February. The price is 15% lower than the rest of the year at just £46 per day. A pickup truck rental is typically 7% less expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a luxury car hire in Christchurch, New Zealand is £34. The cheapest time to hire a luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand is in March. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just £51 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 21% less expensive than the average rental car in Christchurch. The average price of a car hire in Christchurch can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£8/day

8 May - 8 Jul
Volkswagen Polo
Citroen C3
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£10/day

8 May - 8 Jul
Citroen C3
Hyundai Ioniq
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£11/day

19 May - 27 May
Hyundai Ioniq

Car hire insight and trends in Christchurch

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Christchurch

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Christchurch?

The cheapest car hire in Christchurch are generally found through Mode Car & Camper Rentals. When booking with Mode Car & Camper Rentals, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £8/day. The average price to hire a car in Christchurch is £32/day.

What car hire company in Christchurch has the most locations?

Avis has the most locations of any car hire company in Christchurch, with 3 locations.

What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

For an average of £41/day (and as low as £13/day), Toyota RAV4 hire in Christchurch is the most popular car among our users. Hiring the Mitsubishi ASX in Christchurch for £32/day on average (£24/day for a cheap deal) is another popular choice.

Christchurch car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Christchurch, Canterbury

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

9.8

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

9.2

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

7.6
Good
12 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.0

Bargain Car Rentals

3 locations

Dollar

3 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Christchurch

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Christchurch

Most Popular Agency

Budget

Popular Car Types

SUV, Compact, Intermediate

Cheapest Hire Car

£16

Most Popular Model

Class Intermediate Car
The most popular Christchurch car hire agency found on momondo this month is Budget. Other top choices for car hire companies are New Zealand Discount Car Rentals and Mode Car & Camper Rentals
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Christchurch in the past 72 hours: SUV, Compact, Intermediate.
The lowest price for a car hire in Christchurch is £16/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £31/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Christchurch in the past 7 days is the Class Intermediate Car. Our users also prefer the Class Economy Car as an alternative.

Driving with a car hire in Christchurch - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Christchurch so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How much will it cost to hire a car in Christchurch, New Zealand in May?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during May in Christchurch, you can expect to pay around £35. A particularly good deal might be around £11, which is the lowest quote for Christchurch we've seen so far. For a week-long hire, the lowest price was £10, with more options around the £39 mark.

Is there a fee to cancel my Christchurch, New Zealand car hire?

When hiring a car, you can expect to find that a majority of the rental car agencies in Christchurch do not have a cancellation fee. Keep in mind that momondo does not set these cancellation policies, but we can help you find great deals on car hire in Christchurch. Be sure to look for the Cancellation Policy when you conduct your search.

What is the best type of car to hire in Christchurch during May?

A Standard is the ideal car to hire when visiting Christchurch in May. On average, Christchurch receives 60 mm of precipitation and temperatures hover around 6 °C during the month of May. These conditions are well-suited for a Standard size car, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Hiring a Standard in Christchurch will cost you £38/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Christchurch, New Zealand?

Travellers who hire a car in Christchurch should be aware that the city’s speed limit is 35 mph. Suburban speed limits around Christchurch are generally 65 mph, whereas speed limits on motorways are 70 mph. Keep in mind that speeds may change depending on what road you’re travelling on, so be on the lookout for posted signage.

What is the weather like in Christchurch, New Zealand in April?

In April, Christchurch usually gets 50 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 12 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in Christchurch as it can help you make the best decision.

Is the weather in Christchurch similar to the rest of Canterbury?

If you’re looking for a Christchurch hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of April it’s important to know that the rest of Canterbury typically has a temperature of 11 °C and will usually expect 45 mm of precipitation.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Christchurch?

Prices for cars in Christchurch refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to hire a car in Christchurch?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Christchurch. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To rent a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen rental company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in Christchurch?

To rent a car in Christchurch, all drivers must have a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Christchurch?

momondo finds and compares thousands of car hire websites to provide you with the best selection of policies and car hire in Christchurch. Finding a car hire is quick and free of charge, so using momondo for your booking makes sense.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Christchurch?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Christchurch easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Christchurch with free cancellation?

Yes, momondo allows you to filter specifically for car hire companies in Christchurch offering free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Christchurch on momondo?

momondo specifically allows you to search for car hire in Christchurch with fair fuel policies.

Can I find a car hire in Christchurch which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including Christchurch.

Can I search for car hire in Christchurch with unlimited mileage on momondo?

momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Christchurch.


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