South Island

Cheap Car Rentals in South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand
4 Feb — 11 Feb
Same drop-off
Christchurch, New Zealand
Sat 4/2
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Sat 11/2
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Island?

January

AED 231

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 South Island 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 South Island

Small cars

AED 37 - AED 328

All Car Types

AED 37 - AED 506

To hire a Small car in South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 107/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in South Island (~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 South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, 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 South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 173/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in South Island (~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 South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, 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 South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 147/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in South Island (~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 South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, 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 South Island

All major car rental suppliers in South Island

Avis

9.1
Wonderful
13 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.1

Hertz

8.0
Very Good
19 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.2

Go Rentals

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Apex

7.7
Good
2 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

8.2

Budget

7.6
Good
8 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.1

Thrifty

7.3
Good
2 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.3

Firefly

6.4
Okay
1 review12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

8.0

Sunnycars

14 locations

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in South Island?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 230/day when booking a car hire in South Island. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 227/day from Apex, booked on Jul. 28.

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in South Island?

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 South Island.

How much does it cost to hire a car in South Island for a week from Budget?

Hiring a car in South Island for a week can be a great option for travel. Budget, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 1,128/week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 3% on your car hire. For a below average price in South Island, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 35 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in South Island?

Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For South Island however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in South Island for a month?

The monthly cost of a car rental in South Island is AED 4,832 (AED 161/day) on average.

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