Christchurch

Cheap Car Hire in Christchurch from HK$142

Christchurch, New Zealand
7 Mar — 14 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Christchurch, New Zealand
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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 29 February 2024.

Most popular company

EZUCARRENTAL

Price of petrol per litre

HK$14.25

Average price per day

HK$416

Cheapest price per day

HK$142

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 29 February 2024.

January

HK$399

February

HK$438

March

HK$383

April

HK$352

May

HK$266

June

HK$273

July

HK$336

August

HK$297

September

HK$305

October

HK$281

November

HK$352

December

HK$500

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 29 February 2024.

There are currently 80 hire locations operating in Christchurch spread across 58 car hire agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to hire in Christchurch is medium car at HK$100 a day. Below are all the 5 car types available for hiring in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Economy

Economy

HK$85+

Compact

Compact

HK$131+

Intermediate

Intermediate

HK$100+

SUV

SUV

HK$223+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$237+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

HK$331+

Passenger van

Passenger van

HK$279+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

HK$248+

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 29 February 2024.

Small cars

HK$226 - HK$628

All Car Types

HK$364 - HK$824

To hire a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$366/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~HK$226/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~HK$628/day). In fact, August is about 39% 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 29% 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 HK$504/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~HK$320/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$848/day). In fact, July is about 37% 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 3% 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 HK$713/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~HK$369/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$1,209/day). In fact, July is about 49% 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 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.

To hire a SUV in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of HK$554/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Christchurch, New Zealand (~HK$429/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$974/day). In fact, January is about 23% 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 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 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 HK$692/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a van in Christchurch, New Zealand (~HK$280/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~HK$1,212/day). In fact, June is about 60% 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 26% 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:

Honda FitHK$131/day
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Honda FitHK$140/day
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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 29 February 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Christchurch, including Rental Cars 247, Avis and Budget. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Christchurch, including Rental Cars 247, Avis and Budget.

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

8.9

Value

9.2

Budget

8.6
Very Good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

9.0

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

Hertz

8.1
Very Good
11 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.5

Thrifty

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.0

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 HK$296. Data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Christchurch we've found at this time. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Honda FitHK$142/day
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Toyota RAV4HK$333/day
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Toyota HiAceHK$352/day
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Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Christchurch, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 February 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$416/day when booking a car hire in Christchurch. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$192/day from Abell, booked on Jul. 28.

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: EZU Car Rental (HK$121/day), EV Hire (HK$142/day), and Scotties (HK$237/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 Dollar (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 HK$14.25/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$641 and HK$926 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

EZU Car Rental offers hire cars in Christchurch for about HK$3,063 per week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 39% on your car hire. For a below average price in Christchurch, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 70 days in advance.

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?

Typically, a monthly car rental in Christchurch can be found for HK$13,128. You can find car rental deals for HK$438 a day on average.

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

The average price for a weekend car hire in Christchurch is HK$840. Hiring a Economy is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Christchurch. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Christchurch for as low as HK$474/day.

What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Toyota RAV4) in Christchurch, making it the most popular option.

Luxury car rentals in Christchurch

Find luxury car rental deals in Christchurch from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in Christchurch cost an average of HK$774 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Christchurch. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$365/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$410/day
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$481/day
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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 hires in Christchurch cost an average of HK$363 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on van rentals in the Christchurch area at the moment. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Toyota NoahHK$363/day
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Toyota Noah

Car rentals by fuel type in Christchurch

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Christchurch. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Christchurch. Deals were last updated on 29 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Christchurch. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (HK$18+).

Electric

Electric

HK$30+

Hybrid

Hybrid

HK$18+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

HK$18+

Airport car rentals in Christchurch
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