Christchurch

Cheap Car Rentals in Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
30 Nov — 7 Dec
Same drop-off
Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed 30/11
Noon
Wed 7/12
Noon
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Christchurch Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per litreC$ 2.18
Average price per dayC$ 40
Cheapest price per dayC$ 20

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

January

C$ 46

February

C$ 32

March

C$ 29

April

C$ 42

May

C$ 33

June

C$ 41

July

C$ 376

August

C$ 53

September

C$ 52

October

C$ 50

November

C$ 53

December

C$ 65

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 currently 77 rental locations operating in Christchurch, New Zealand spread across 55 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Christchurch is Small at C$ 21 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Christchurch

Small Cars

C$ 21 - C$ 62

All Car Types

C$ 34 - C$ 81

To rent a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 37/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~C$ 21/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 62/day). In fact, June is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Small car saves you 28% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 45/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~C$ 26/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 67/day). In fact, April is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Medium car saves you 10% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 59/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~C$ 34/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 131/day). In fact, July is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Large car is 14% 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 Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 58/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~C$ 28/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~C$ 101/day). In fact, April is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a SUV car is 13% 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 SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 36/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~C$ 12/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~C$ 108/day). In fact, August is about 67% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Van car saves you 30% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of C$ 21/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~C$ 37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~C$ 53/day). In fact, March is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Luxury car saves you 59% 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 Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Toyota YarisC$ 21/day
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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

5.0
Okay
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

5.0

Overall

5.0

Pick-up/drop-off

3.0

Value

5.0

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 rental car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 54/day when booking a rental car in Christchurch. The best deal a user found was for C$ 27/day from Hitch Car Rentals, 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 car hire in Christchurch from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz (C$ 29/day), Yesaway (C$ 44/day), and EZI (C$ 79/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 rental car companies in Christchurch.

What are gas prices like in Christchurch?

The average gas price in Christchurch is C$ 2.18/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 98 and C$ 141 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Christchurch for a week from Hertz?

Hertz is one of the most popular car rental companies in Christchurch, offering car rentals for around C$ 363 per week on average.

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

Booking your car rental early can save you up to 5% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 73 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Christchurch.

Can I rent a car for a month in Christchurch?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Christchurch check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Christchurch can be found for about C$ 1,557, with the average price for a rental being around C$ 52 a day. Book with Hitch Car Rentals, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 83% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Christchurch.

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

C$ 54 is typically the average cost for a rental car for the weekend in Christchurch, though this could vary depending on the time of year. If you’re on a budget when travelling to Christchurch, then opt for a Compact rental vehicle - these tend to be the most affordable on weekends. In the month of December, you can expect to find car rental prices on Cheapflights for as low as C$ 41/day.

What car do most people rent in Christchurch?

The most popular car to rent while in Christchurch is the Hyundai Accent, which is a Compact vehicle.

Luxury Car Rentals in Christchurch

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Christchurch from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Christchurch

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

Car type options available for Christchurch

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