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Cheap car rentals at Christchurch Airport (CHC)

Cheapest car rental Christchurch airportIf the last thing on your agenda involves waiting around for buses or trains during your trip to Christchurch, then a Christchurch Airport car rental may be the best solution, especially if freedom and heightened mobility are some of your traveling priorities! Operable 24 hours a day, this facility serves as the second-busiest airport in New Zealand as well as being a strategic location to coordinate your Christchurch car hire. Only 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) from downtown Christchurch, we at Kemwel intend to streamline your New Zealand car rental experience with our multifaceted search engine located at the top of the page where assorted car rentals and low prices await you!

Being the largest city on South Island, the Christchurch hub has always been famous for its International Antarctic Center. After all, it is one of the five “gateway cities” for Antarctic exploration with its many facilities used by other countries. Between taking a stroll in North Hagley Park or Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the city is also home to a gamut of verdant urban green spaces, earning it the nickname as the “Garden City.” To take advantage of intercity travel in New Zealand, the Kemwel team also provides competitive rates in Auckland, Wellington, Kerikeri, among other Kiwi cities! 

Most affordable CHC Airport car rentals with Kemwel

In hopes of making your excursion to New Zealand as seamless as possible, the Kemwel team has simplified the often confusing booking process surrounding international car rentals. With no hidden fees and free cancellation within 72 hours of pick-up, our search engine provides the lowest car rental rates in over 20,000 spots, including major transportation hubs. On the North Island of New Zealand, this includes the Auckland Airport and Wellington Airport. For added reassurance, Kemwel customers will also be receiving top-notch customer service available 24 hours a day at +1-877-820-0668.

Not only are we experts in price optimization, customer relations and worldwide coverage but also affordable add-on items like booster seats or chauffeur services. What’s more, you will also find vehicles with both automatic and manual transmissions, not to mention the ability to pay for global car rentals with a debit card! As you prepare for what’s bound to be a memorable time in this island nation, check out the Kemwel travel blog for some potential inspiration!

Finding car rental suppliers at Christchurch Airport

Travelers to the “Garden City” should immediately head to the International Arrivals terminal when the time comes to dispatch their Christchurch Airport car hire. This is where our reputable car rental partners such as Hertz, Thrifty and Alamo conveniently operate. On top of this, other companies listed on our search engine can arrange transfer services to those who pre-booked a reservation, located outside of Door 2 within the facility.

While globetrotters can directly reserve vehicles with an agent, it will certainly be more affordable to book far ahead of time through the Kemwel search engine! In light of our strong partnerships, visitors to New Zealand can look forward to bargain luxury car rentals, diversified and spacious van rentals for the whole family, as well as hefty RV motorhomes for a potential camping adventure at the nearby Arthur’s Pass National Park!

Alamo car rentals Christchurch Airport Alamo at Christchurch Airport
30 Durey Road,
Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand 8053

+64 3-358 6554
Hours of Operation:
Sun - Sat: 5 am - 2 am
Hertz car rentals Christchurch Airport Hertz at Christchurch Airport
30 Durey Road,
Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand 8053

+64 3-358 6730
Hours of Operation:
Sun - Sat: 8 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun: 7:30 am to 7 pm
Thrifty car rentals Christchurch Airport Thrifty at Christchurch Airport
30 Durey Road,
Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand 8053

+64 4-388 9494
Hours of Operation:
Sun - Sat: 6 am - 11 pm

Travel amenities and accommodation near Christchurch Airport

A profusion of dining and shopping establishments can be found at Christchurch Airport, some of which range from coffee shops, sushi, duty-free stores, among other amenities. Some of these include a designated exercise area, a pharmacy, lost and found, etc. There is even a state-of-the-art Digital Innovation Zone next to Domestic Arrivals where emergent technology such as robots and Augmented Reality assist travelers with navigation. This includes the advanced FlightRadar24 touchscreen to track air movements as well as a 3D-hologram of what the airport will look like in 2040 after future renovations are complete.

In regards to top-notch hotel accommodation, there are also a variety of chains within the vicinity including Novotel situated directly outside of the International Arrivals terminal. Just a five-minute walk away is also the Sudima Airport Hotel as well as Jucy Snooze nearby, both of which provide courtesy shuttles from the airport. To use this service, simply wait for the transfer outside of Door 7 near the taxi area.

CHC contact information

Christchurch Airport
30 Durey Road
Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8053

Latitude: 43.29′22″S
Longitude: 172.31′56″E

General Information: With 24 hour operations, CHC is the second-busiest airport in New Zealand following Auckland located 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) from downtown Christchurch on the South Island. It became New Zealand’s first international airport in 1950 and is one of the only two Kiwi facilities to work with Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 vessels.

Phone number: +64 3-353 7777