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Cheap Car Rentals in Christchurch

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Christchurch Car Rentals in 2023

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Price of gas per gallon$6.55
Average price per day$56
Cheapest price per day$28

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

January

$62

February

$24

March

$22

April

$32

May

$25

June

$31

July

$281

August

$40

September

$39

October

$38

November

$46

December

$69

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

At $29/day, SUV is the cheapest car type available for rental in Christchurch in the past week. Out of 56 car rental agencies operating in Christchurch, there are, in total, 78 rental locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

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Small Cars

$31 - $59

All Car Types

$67 - $101

To rent a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $42/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$31/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$59/day). In fact, September is about 27% 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 44% 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 $59/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$87/day). In fact, October is about 20% 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 20% 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 $86/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$127/day). In fact, October is about 23% 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 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 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 $66/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$106/day). In fact, May is about 18% 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 saves you 11% 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 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 $92/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$119/day). In fact, October is about 12% 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 is 20% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $105/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$202/day). In fact, May is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Pickup Truck car is 29% 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 rent a Luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $75/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$103/day). In fact, May is about 31% 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 is 0% 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 rent a Convertible car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of $89/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$106/day). In fact, August is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a Convertible car is 17% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Christchurch

All major car rental suppliers in Christchurch

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

Avis

9.7
Wonderful
11 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.7

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

Budget

8.6
Very good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.6

Apex

7.6
Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

7.6

Hertz

7.5
Good
8 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

8.0

Thrifty

6.0
Okay
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

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 rental car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $56/day when booking a rental car in Christchurch. The best deal a user found was for $28/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 rental car in Christchurch from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($29/day), Snap Rentals ($37/day), and New Zealand Discount Car Rentals ($46/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), Yesaway (10.0 rating) and Sixt (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 $6.55/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $78 and $112 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Christchurch for a week from Economy Rent a Car?

Economy Rent a Car offers rental cars in Christchurch for about $404 per week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting the vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 3% on your car rental. For a below average price in Christchurch, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Christchurch?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Christchurch.

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 $1,733, with the average price for a rental being around $58 a day. Book with Hitch Car Rentals, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 88% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Christchurch.

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

$80 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Christchurch. To save money, consider booking a Intermediate SUV car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in March, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $63 per day.

What car do most people rent in Christchurch?

The most popular car to rent while in Christchurch is the Subaru Impreza, which is a Standard 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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