Phone icon Mail icon
Car Hire at Christchurch Airport
rating-star

9.2

Find your rental car in Christchurch Airport

Find your car rental

Choose your destination
    Choose your destination
      Different dropoff location?
      Choose your destination
        Europcar
        Alamo
        Sixt
        Enterprise rent a car
        Hertz
        Dollar
        Thrifty
        Budget
        National

        Compare cheap car hire at Christchurch Airport

        There are a few things you should compare when looking for car hire at Christchurch Airport. The first thing you should consider is the cost of the car hire. You should also make sure that you are comparing apples to apples, as some car rentals include unlimited kilometres and others do not.

        If you are looking for a luxury car, expect to pay more than for a standard vehicle. You should also compare the fuel consumption of each vehicle before making your final decision.

        Why rent a car in Christchurch

        Check Orbitcarhire.com if you are looking for a cheap car rental in Christchurch Airport. Our team negotiates with all the major car rental companies to bring you exclusive deals and the lowest prices on a range of vehicles. We will always do our best to provide a service that will make your car rental in Christchurch Airport hassle-free. If you have any further questions about car rental at  Christchurch Airport, you can also contact Orbit Car Hire where we offer 24/7 customer support. 

        Where to pick up your Christchurch Airport rental car 

        Picking up your rental car at Christchurch Airport is an easy process when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Goldcar, and Enterprise to have rental kiosks inside or near the terminal.  You will find your rental car pick-up instructions on your voucher, you can also see it while searching for offers through Orbit Car Hire.

        Christchurch Airport has a tourist information desk located in the arrivals hall. The agents on the information desk will also be able to provide all needed information about all car rental companies in New Zealand. So if you have any doubt after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in New Zealand.

        Looking for a rent a car for pleasure or business at Christchurch Airport? With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. In the search engine at the top, you can enter your pick-up and drop-off locations. You will find low prices with no hidden fees, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and help you with our customer support team by phone, email, or Live Chat. 

        • Street of Christchurch

          Most popular rental cars at Christchurch Airport

          The most popular rental car in Christchurch Airport is the Mini or economy car category as they are the most suitable for driving through busy streets and cities.

        • Aeroplane from Air New Zealand

          Hire a car at Christchurch Airport (CHC) 

          Christchurch Airport is a public airport in the city of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. It is the second busiest airport in the country after Auckland Airport and is the main international gateway to the South Island of New Zealand. The airport covers an area of 2,460 hectares (6,060 acres) and has two passenger terminals, three jetways and nine gates. It also houses the largest airport control tower in Australasia.

          Christchurch Airport Coordinates: 

          43.4876° S, 172.5374° E

        FAQ

        What you need to know about renting a car

        faq
        What do I need to rent a car in New Zealand?

        credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

        How old do I need to be to rent a car in New Zealand?

        The minimum age to rent a car is 21 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age.

        Do I need car insurance in New Zealand?

        Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in New Zealand with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.

        Do I need a credit card to rent a car in New Zealand?

        In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

        Do I need an international driving license in New Zealand?

        An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.

        How do I get the cheapest car in New Zealand?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period. 

        What is the cheapest rental car in New Zealand?

        You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Toyota Yaris, Toyota Corolla, and Kai Cerato often provide the best prices. 

        What is the best car rental company in New Zealand?

        You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Enterprise Rent a Car, Alamo Rent a Car, National Rent a Car, Yesaway Rent a Car, Europcar Rent a Car and Keddy Rent a Car.

        What types and makes of rental car deals can I find in New Zealand?

        You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Toyota Corolla, Toyota Rav4, Mitsubishi ASX, Toyota Camry.

        Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for New Zealand?

        Most car rentals in New Zealand offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

        Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Christchurch Airport

        • Alamo Car Hire
        • Car Hire with Keddy by Europcar
        • Enterprise Rent a Car
        • Europcar
        • National
        • Right Cars
        • Routes
        • Yesaway

        We use cookies to give you a better experience. If you accept that, just keep browsing. You can find out more or switch it off. Read More About Cookies