Christchurch

Cheap Car Rentals in Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
15 Dec — 22 Dec
Same drop-off
Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu 15/12
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Thu 22/12
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Christchurch Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyEZUCARRENTAL
Price of petrol per litreRM 7.30
Average price per dayRM 60
Cheapest price per dayRM 30

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

January

RM 153

February

RM 105

March

RM 96

April

RM 140

May

RM 109

June

RM 136

July

RM 1,235

August

RM 175

September

RM 171

October

RM 167

November

RM 197

December

RM 215

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, in total, 77 car hire locations in Christchurch, New Zealand that are operated by 55 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: RM 73/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Christchurch hire providers:

Compare available car types for hire in Christchurch

Small cars

RM 87 - RM 289

All Car Types

RM 137 - RM 506

To hire a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of RM 151/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~RM 87/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~RM 289/day). In fact, May is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Small car saves you 40% 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 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 RM 215/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~RM 136/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~RM 353/day). In fact, May is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Medium car saves you 14% 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 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 RM 283/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~RM 181/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 619/day). In fact, May is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Large car is 12% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of RM 231/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~RM 77/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~RM 425/day). In fact, May is about 67% 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 car saves you 8% 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of RM 345/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~RM 172/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 784/day). In fact, October is about 51% 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 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. Here are the best Christchurch Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of RM 246/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~RM 186/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 1,268/day). In fact, August is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Christchurch, hiring a Luxury car saves you 2% 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.

Hyundai i20RM 73/day
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Proton SagaRM 76/day
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Top rental agencies in Christchurch

All major car rental suppliers in Christchurch

Thrifty

10.0
Wonderful
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
Wonderful
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
Wonderful
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
Wonderful
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
Very Good
6 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.0

Apex

6.0
Okay
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.6

Value

6.0

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 hire car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 262/day when booking a car hire in Christchurch. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 132/day from Abell, 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 rental car in Christchurch from the following companies over the past two weeks: EZI (RM 153/day), Europcar (RM 301/day), and keddy by Europcar (RM 304/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 car hire companies in Christchurch.

What are gas prices like in Christchurch?

The average price of petrol in Christchurch is RM 7.30/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 328 and RM 474 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?

Hiring a car in Christchurch for a week can be a great option for travel. EZU Car Rental, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around RM 2,693/week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Christchurch it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 6%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 74 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Christchurch?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Christchurch it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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 RM 11,540. You can find car rental deals for RM 385 a day on average.

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

RM 271 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Christchurch. To save money, consider booking a Compact car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in January, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as RM 242 per day.

What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

Toyota Camry, which is a Full-size vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Christchurch according to Cheapflights users.

Van Rentals in Christchurch

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