Christchurch

Cheap Car Rentals in Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
9 Feb — 16 Feb
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyMODERENTALS
Price of petrol per litreAED 6.36
Average price per dayAED 73
Cheapest price per dayAED 72

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

January

AED 227

February

AED 88

March

AED 80

April

AED 117

May

AED 91

June

AED 113

July

AED 1,031

August

AED 146

September

AED 143

October

AED 139

November

AED 168

December

AED 253

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.

Compare available car types for hire in Christchurch

Small cars

AED 37 - AED 328

All Car Types

AED 37 - AED 506

To hire a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 107/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 37/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~AED 328/day). In fact, September is about 66% 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 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.

To hire a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 173/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 128/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~AED 850/day). In fact, July is about 27% 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 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.

To hire a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 147/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 107/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~AED 572/day). In fact, July is about 28% 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 1% 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.

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 267/day when booking a car hire in Christchurch. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 263/day from Apex, booked on Jul. 28.

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 car hire companies in Christchurch.

What are gas prices like in Christchurch?

The average price of petrol in Christchurch is AED 6.36/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 286 and AED 413 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Christchurch for a week from Mode Car & Camper Rentals?

Hiring a car in Christchurch for a week can be a great option for travel. Mode Car & Camper Rentals, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 2,954/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 3%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 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?

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?

Our recent data shows that Apex can potentially be 76% below the average car hire price in Christchurch. Check prices and availability for Apex and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Christchurch is on average AED 12,661 a month or AED 422 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Christchurch car hire.

What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Compact (Mitsubishi ASX) in Christchurch, making it the most popular option.

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