You may be travelling to New Zealand for a family holiday, business trip or for any other reason, so for getting around in New Zealand the best option is to hire a car, and Christchurch is the best place to hire rental cars at affordable rates.
There are a wide variety of highly efficient vehicles like Mazda Demio (Budget), Mazda 2 (compact), Nissan Tida (economy), Nissan Tiida (economy), Nissan Tiida (touring), Toyota Camry (full size), Nissan Wingroad (economy wagon), Subaru Forester (4WD Wagon), Toyota RAV4 (4WD SUV Medium).
For family trips and for touring around New Zealand you can go in for one of these, Toyota Prado (4WD SUV Large, 7 seaters), Toyato Previa/Estima (MPV Budget, 8 seaters), Toyota Pervia/Estima 4WD (MPV 4WD, 8 seaters), Toyota Previa (MPV, 8 seaters), Nissan Elgrand (MPV Large, 8 seaters).
Huge minivans are also available for hire, like the Toyota Hiace (Minibus Budget, 12 seaters), Toyota Hiace (Minibus, 10 seaters), Toyota Hiace (Minibus, 12 & 14 seaters), Mercedes Benz (Minibus 12 seater).
Additional accessories are also available to make your trip a comfortable one, such as Baby Capsule, Child Seat, Cycle Holder, Luggage Shuttle Trailer, Booster Seat, Roof Racks, and SnowBoard Rack/ Ski Rack. Other facilities offered are 24 hours roadside assistance, insurance, Free Airport transfers, unlimited Kms, Unlimited-mileage for hires longer than 3 days and 24 hours Breakdown covers. The cost of hiring a vehicle at Christchurch on an average is around Rp. 2412 per day, however, the rates may vary based on the model of the vehicles and the time of booking and the demand for the vehicle.
The most frequently booked car is the Toyota Corolla. The cheapest car rental options are Hitch Car Rentals at Rp. 774 per day, Apex at Rp. 741 per day, Yesaway at Rp. 669 per day. The various other car rental options are, Go Rentals, Bargain Rental Cars, Omega Rental Cars, Avis Car Rental, Ace, Hertz, Pegasus, RaD Car Hire, Aerodrive, Dollar, JUCY, EZU, Touchdown, SnapRentals, USAVE Car & Truck Rentals, Orange Rentals, Thrifty, Shoestring, Euro Car, Anzed, Bluekey, Road Runner Rentals, Christchurch Car Hire and many more.
The car rental companies at the airport are Apex, Dollar, Go Rentals, Aerodrive, Hitch, Thrifty, New Zealand Discount Car Rentals, EZI, Mode Car & Camper Rentals, Snap Rentals. Airport pickup is offered by, Go Rentals, Dollar, Aerodrive, Hitch, Thrifty and EZI. A compact car costs on an average basis is Rp. 2283 per day, and full-size car rental costs around Rp. 2649 per day.