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Cheap Car Hire in Christchurch from AED 77

Christchurch, New Zealand
6 Dec — 13 Dec
Driver's age: 26-65
Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed 6/12
Noon
Wed 13/12
Noon

Christchurch car rentals in 2023

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 November 2023.

Most popular company

AVIS

Price of petrol per litre

AED 6.65

Average price per day

AED 51

Cheapest price per day

AED 50

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 November 2023.

January

AED 235

February

AED 260

March

AED 231

April

AED 179

May

AED 135

June

AED 132

July

AED 161

August

AED 139

September

AED 146

October

AED 135

November

AED 168

December

AED 242

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Christchurch is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. 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 November 2023.

At AED 77/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Christchurch in the past week. Out of 58 car hire agencies operating in Christchurch, there are, in total, 80 hire locations. View below for 3 offered car types:

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 November 2023.

Small cars

AED 66 - AED 406

All Car Types

AED 66 - AED 433

To rent a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 151/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 406/day). In fact, September is about 57% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a small car saves you 30% 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 rent a medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 194/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 157/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~AED 850/day). In fact, April is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a medium car saves you 10% 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 rent a large car in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 104/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~AED 383/day). In fact, October is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Christchurch. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Christchurch, renting a large car saves you 52% 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 rent a SUV in Christchurch, New Zealand, you would pay an average price of AED 183/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Christchurch, New Zealand (~AED 141/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~AED 572/day). In fact, July is about 24% 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 saves you 15% 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:

Ford FiestaAED 77/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta
Toyota YarisAED 97/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris

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 November 2023.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Christchurch, including Dollar, Rental Cars 247 and Avis in Christchurch. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Dollar

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

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
13 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.8

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

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

Thrifty

8.5
Very Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.5

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

8.3

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

Bargain Car Rentals

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 AED 156. Data was last updated on 29 November 2023.
Peruse the best Christchurch car rental deals we've found. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.

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 November 2023.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Christchurch?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 186/day when booking a car hire in Christchurch. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 184/day from Avis, booked on Nov. 26.

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: New Zealand Discount Car Rentals (AED 77/day), EV Hire (AED 97/day), and Mode Car & Camper Rentals (AED 147/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 AED 6.65/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 299 and AED 432 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Hiring a car in Christchurch for a week can be a great option for travel. NU Car, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 1,386/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 38%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 59 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 Avis can potentially be 13% below the average car hire price in Christchurch. Check prices and availability for Avis and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Christchurch is on average AED 5,939 a month or AED 198 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Christchurch car hire.

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

Car hire prices in Christchurch are typically AED 0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to AED 0. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in December to be on average AED 0 per day.

What car do most people hire in Christchurch?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Compact (Hyundai Kona) 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 rentals in Christchurch cost an average of AED 374 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 November 2023.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Christchurch area. Check back soon for more options if you're not finding the right car rental for you and your fellow passengers.
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