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Car Hire at Great Rates from Christchurch Airport

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Start exploring the natural wonders of New Zealand’s South Island sooner by collecting your rental car from Christchurch Airport. Let VroomVroomVroom make searching, comparing, and booking the best rates from New Zealand’s leading suppliers easy.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car at Christchurch Airport

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Passenger Van, SUV, Sport, Wagon/Estate
Number of Depots9
SuppliersAerodrive, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, GO Rentals, ​Hertz, ​Thrifty​

Suppliers at Christchurch Airport

Finding car rental counters at Christchurch Airport is easy with counters located in the arrivals area of the airport.

Aerodrive logo5:00am - 1:30am daily.
Alamo logo5:00am - 2:00am daily.
Avis logo5:00am - 12:30am daily.
Budget logo5:00am - 12:30am daily.
Enterprise logo5:00am - 2:00am daily.​​
Europcar logo24 hours daily.
GO Rentals logo5:00am - 11:00pm daily.*
Hertz logo5:00am - 12:30am daily.
Thrifty logo5:00am - 2:00am daily.

*Located a six-minute drive from the airport, you will need to take Go Rental’s shuttle to the depot.​

See more info on hiring a car from Christchurch.

What Our Customers Say

Whitney (September 2019): Whitney picked up her rental car from Thrifty at Christchurch Airport. She booked a full-size car for 2 days and rated the condition of the car a 10/10. She said her experience in collecting and returning the vehicle was good. She also shared one valuable tip: Make sure you have a credit card on you!

See more customer reviews​​.

Frequently Asked Questions for Hiring a Car at Christchurch Airport

How much does it cost to hire a car at Christchurch Airport?

In February 2019, our customers paid between NZD$44 and NZD $409 per day for a hire car. Prices vary depending on vehicle type, time of year, and booking duration. For current rates at Christchurch Airport, use our price comparison tool​​​.

What is the highest-rated rental car in Christchurch Airport?

Based on recent ratings by our customers, a Toyota Hilux or similar is the highest-rated vehicle type.

What is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Christchurch Airport?

Thrifty​ is the highest-rated car hire supplier in Christchurch Airport based on recent ratings by our customers.

Where do I return my rental car at Christchurch Airport?

To return your vehicle, simply follow the signs at the airport directing you to ‘Car Rental Return’ where you can drop off to your rental supplier.

Where is the nearest petrol station to refuel the car at Christchurch Airport?

Caltex at 202 Withells Road, Avonhead. The station is open 6:00am to 10:00pm weekdays, and 7:00am to 9:00pm weekends.