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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Christchurch?
Within the past seven days in Christchurch, you could have driven off in a rental car for as low as $22 a day.
Can I rent a car from Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC)?
Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) has plenty of choice within a short commute. Check out the offers from Avis, Budget, Thrifty Car Rental, Firefly or Economy.
What happens if I need to cancel my Christchurch car reservation?
If you have to switch up your plans, the majority of prepaid rentals qualify for a complete refund. Just notify us a minimum of six hours in advance of the arranged pickup time. Have a thorough look over the cancellation policy for any exceptions. Your booking details will have more details, or jump onto our Customer Service Portal for more information.
What types of cars can I rent in Christchurch?
Bustling city streets and cramped parking spots are no match for an economy car — the most commonly booked rental type in Christchurch. Take the wheel of one of these and maneuver around traffic effortlessly. Affordable, reliable and with excellent mileage, these small cars pack a punch. But Christchurch can be explored in almost any type of rental you like. Compacts, premiums and SUVs are other options to consider.
Where can I go on a road trip from Christchurch?
Book some wheels, pick up the keys and explore the endless attractions of Christchurch. But with loads more to see in the surrounding areas, don’t let your journey stop there! Set your navigation system to some of the other inspiring places in the region:

  • You’ll feel the rhythm of a city bustling with life the moment you pull into Ashburton. Some 50 mi from Christchurch, it’s home to loads of exciting places to visit, like Ashburton Domain.
  • Lake Tekapo, around 110 mi away, also promises a good time. Wondering what there is to see? Tekapo Springs is our top pick.
  • No trip is complete without spending a day at Dunedin Botanic Garden. This delightful nature spot is roughly 190 mi from Christchurch. Relax and breathe in the fresh air!

Why should I rent a Christchurch car with Expedia?
Expedia is your one-stop shop for all your travel bookings, including rental cars. With suppliers to pick from in Christchurch, we’ll make sure you get the best price possible. Whether you want to book a set of wheels, hotels, flights or activities, you’ll find special offers and member prices on Expedia. Bundle your bookings into a package for even greater savings on your trip to Christchurch.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Christchurch with Expedia?
Check out reviews and ratings, choose your preferred car type and compare offers from the most popular brands. Expedia makes it a cinch to nab the best deal on your rental wheels. Combine your Christchurch car rental with hotel or flight bookings and drive away with even more in your wallet.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Christchurch?
The minimum age to rent a vehicle in Christchurch is 21. A young driver surcharge applies, so check before you book and factor in any extra costs. There could also be restrictions on the types of cars available to young drivers. For instance, some outlets will only rent out small to medium-sized cars to young motorists. Rules may be different between suppliers, so look over the fine print.
What do you need to rent a car in Christchurch?
Before you can hit the road in Christchurch, you’ll need a valid driver’s license and a credit card that matches the name on your license. If you choose not to take out the company’s insurance policy, you may also have to provide proof of your own coverage. Rules may vary, so read the contract terms and conditions before you select a rental provider.
What side of the road do you drive on in Christchurch?
Motorists in Christchurch drive on the left, and the steering wheel and other controls are on the opposite side to cars in the U.S. Spend a little extra time getting familiar with your rental car before venturing out.
What is the cheapest car rental in Christchurch?
The two lowest daily prices offered in Christchurch within the past seven days were $22 and $24. How’s that for an awesome deal? These rates were available on Expedia, with a rental starting date within the next year. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms apply.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Christchurch?
Yes, and the wonderful news is providers often offer lower prices the longer your rental term. Scroll through our long-term car rental deals in Christchurch and cruise away with a real bargain.
Where can I find a Christchurch car rental if I am younger than 25?
Some Christchurch companies will rent to drivers under 25, and others won’t. Age policies differ between suppliers, so you’ll have to do some research. Also, find out if there are additional costs. Some places will pass on a surcharge to young customers between the ages of 21 and 24. Always read through the terms and conditions to avoid any surprise fees.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in Christchurch?
After meticulously planning your vacation, don’t skimp on your insurance — add collision protection while booking your Christchurch rental vehicle with Expedia. There are plenty of benefits to this plan, including up to $35,000 in primary coverage for accident damage, theft and vandalism. Plus, with a zero-dollar deductible and 24/7 emergency assistance, you can breathe a little easier in the event of a mishap.

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If the deals that are available on our page do not suit your needs, then enter Christchurch into the search wizard at the top of the page. We will compare all the best deals available for your car rental in Christchurch and provide you with a list of the cheapest options, with no added fees.

Renting a car in Christchurch

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Christchurch. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Christchurch

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $22.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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