Compare Cheap Car Hire in Christchurch
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Christchurch is still a gateway to the South Island of New Zealand and is a great option for car hire when you land at the airport and begin your driving experience.
Although there are no suppliers using city depots at present, we envisage that the suppliers will move back into the city in the future. For now, you may simply choose to collect a car rental Christchurch from the airport.
Explore Canterbury in your hire car from Christchurch
Akaroa Harbour, photo by Carolyn Cossey
New Zealand Road Tips
- You must keep on the left hand side of the road
- If visiting for a short time and planning on driving you must have either an international drivers license or a certified English translation of current license
- Urban Speed Limit is 50km per hour
- Seatbelts are a legal requirement for all passengers and may incur a fine if caught without one.
Baby & Child SeatsAll children under the age of 5 must be properly restrained in an approved child safety seat. Rear Facing, Forward facing and booster seats are available to hire with your rental.
To arrange a car seat, please contact VroomVroomVroom customer service and we will happily arrange this service for you. Please note that car seats are limited so it is best to book early with particular priority for the school holidays.
Do you prefer renting a campervan in Christchurch?
VroomVroomVroom also compares discounted campervan deals from trusted suppliers. Check out our Campervan Hire Christchurch page to know more about renting a motorhome or campervan.
THINGS TO DO
At this location you will find a relaxing day spa, natural thermal pools and waterslides with an alpine background.
It is an attraction that the entire family will appreciate.
- The North Canterbury Food And Wine Trail
- The Selwyn Food and Wine Trail
- The Mid Canterbury Food and Wine Trail
Saggio di vino Restaurant
Recipient of Wine Spectator-Best Award of Excellence 2013 and The World of Fine Wine-Worlds Best Wine List 2014, this traditional European cuisine with a hint of modern artistry, provides a classy, sophisticated atmosphere that won't disappoint.
Must see annual events in Christchurch
World Buskers Festival
In mid- to late January, the world's most popular street performers gather to exhibit their unique and spectacular talents.
Festival of Flowers
In mid February, check out some of the city's most beautiful gardens and displays in full bloom.
Garden City SummerTimes
From December to March, the Garden City offers tons of free, outdoor events for all the family to enjoy.