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Christchurch airport

Compare the best prices on car hire at Christchurch Airport (CHC) with VroomVroomVroom. Our simple search tool will make planning your next adventure a breeze.

International travel into New Zealand from Australia is currently restricted due to COVID-19. If you have an existing booking that has been impacted by these restrictions, please contact us .

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car at Christchurch Airport

Vehicle ClassesEconomy, Compact, Intermediate, Luxury, Fullsize, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV, Crossover, Recreational
Number of Depots9
Car Rental BrandsAlamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, GO Rentals, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty

Car Rental Depots at Christchurch Airport

Finding car rental counters at Christchurch Airport is easy with counters located in the arrivals area of the airport.

Avis logo
7:00am - 10:00pm daily.
Alamo logo
8:00am - 4:30pm daily.
Budget logo
7:00am - 10:00pm daily.
Enterprise logo
8:00am - 4:30pm daily.
Europcar logo
8:00am - 8:00pm daily.
Go Rentals logo
8:00am - 5:00pm daily.*
Hertz logo
7:00am - 10:00pm daily.
Sixt logo
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
8:00am - 4:30pm
Thrifty logo
8:00am - 8:30pm daily.

*Go Rentals is an off-airport provider, meaning a complimentary shuttle bus will take you direct from the terminal to their site.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Christchurch Airport Car Hire

What is the highest-rated rental car at Christchurch Airport?

As per recent ratings by our customers, the highest-rated rental car at Christchurch Airport is a Toyota Highlander, Nissan Pathfinder, Holden Captiva, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar.

Who is the highest-rated rental car provider at Christchurch Airport?

Europcar is the highest-rated rental car provider at Christchurch Airport according to recent ratings by our customers.

Where is the closest petrol station to Christchurch Airport for refueling your rental car?

The Allied Petroleum on Orchard Road is the closest petrol station to the airport if you need to refuel your rental before dropping it off. It is open 24 hours and is just a three-minute drive to the airport.

How long does it take to drive your hire car to Christchurch from the airport?

You can generally reach the Christchurch CBD in under 20 minutes by travelling south-east on Memorial Avenue.

Is travel open between Australia and New Zealand?

Visit immigration.govt.nz for updates on New Zealand travel restrictions.