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Christchurch Cargo Van Hire

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Top Tips for Hiring a Cargo Van in Christchurch

  • Christchurch cargo van rentals are much easier to drive than other moving trucks since they boast controls similar to conventional vehicles and narrower dimensions. They also offer adequate storage space and cargo protection from weather elements. Therefore, renting a cargo van while in Christchurch is advisable if you want to transport your family and the equipment you need for an outdoor adventure, make a delivery, or move some items.
  • In order to hire a cargo van in Christchurch, you must be 21 years or older. Document-wise, you'll need a valid driver's license, a passport, and a credit card registered in your name. You may pay a bit more than older drivers if you're below 25 years. This is because several agencies that provide Christchurch cargo van rentals apply an underage surcharge on young renters. In case your driver's license is not written in English, you must accompany it with an International (IDP), which will serve as an accurate English translation.
  • In Christchurch, children below seven years must be correctly seated in child restraints that are correctly secured into the car when riding in vehicles. This being the case, if you plan on riding with a child younger than seven years in your Christchurch cargo van rental, you must ensure he or she is placed in an appropriate child car seat. Children below two years should sit in rear-facing child car seats, those between two and four years should sit in front-facing child car seats, and those between four and seven should sit in booster seats. Although by law, children who've reached eight years do not have to sit in a child restraint, it's advisable to keep your child in a booster seat until he or she is 148 or more cm tall.
  • Suppose you'd like to hire a van upon landing at Christchurch International Airport (CHC). If so, you'll be happy to hear that this airport hosts counters for Dollar, Hertz, and Thrifty, reliable car rental agencies with a variety of Christchurch cargo van rentals. The counters are available in the International Arrivals Area. The demand for Christchurch cargo van rentals provided by the airport car rental agency locations is usually high. With this in mind, it's advisable to place a reservation on your preferred cargo van model to avoid settling on one you don't want, or missing one altogether.
  • 25% of our users found a van hire in Christchurch for $121 or less

FAQs About Hiring a Cargo Van in Christchurch

  • Are there difficult times to drive a cargo van rental in Christchurch?

    Like the other major cities in New Zealand, Christchurch experiences traffic from 7 am to 9 am and 3 pm to 7 pm In the morning, Brougham St East between Barrington St and Colombo St and Fitzgerald Ave, a short distance from Moorhouse Avenue, are the most congested. In the evening, Blenheim Rd West towards the roundabout at Sockburn, Bealey Ave by Carlton Corner and Brougham St West between Waltham Rd and Colombo St are the most affected.

  • What should I know about driving a cargo van in Christchurch?

    To achieve a smooth driving experience in Christchurch, note that you must always drive on the left-hand side of the road. There are a lot of one-way streets in this city. Although most of these roads feature proper signage indicating their status, you may easily miss one. You should have a GPS unit or smartphone to make navigating these streets a little easier. You'll come across many railway lines when driving in this city. Look before crossing all of them, since not all feature active warnings or crossing guards.

  • What are the popular cargo van rental brands in Christchurch?

    The Renault Kangaroo and Nissan Caravan are the preferred Christchurch cargo van rentals. This is primarily because they feature enormous storage capacities, reliable engines, comfy interiors, and handle similar to everyday vehicles.

  • How does KAYAK find such low cargo van hire prices?

    KAYAK compares cargo van hire prices from all major car hire companies such as Thrifty, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Payless and more to find you the best deal.

  • How much does a cargo van hire cost in Christchurch?

    On average a cargo van hire in Christchurch costs $121 per day.

  • Which car hire companies in Christchurch hire cargo vans?

    Car hire companies in Christchurch that hire cargo vans include Thrifty.

  • How much does it cost to hire a van for a week in Christchurch?

    On average a van in Christchurch costs $848 per week ($121 per day) to hire.

  • How much does it cost to hire a van long term for a month in Christchurch?

    On average a van in Christchurch costs $3,634 per month ($848 per week) to hire.

Christchurch Cargo Van Hire Company Reviews

Dollar

10.0

Wonderful

2 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Christchurch

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150 Kilmore St

+64 800 243 789

Monday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:0008:30 - 11:30
Friday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
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3/3 Pukaki Road Yaldhurst

+64 27 808 6501

Monday07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday07:30 - 22:00
Thursday07:30 - 22:00
Friday07:30 - 22:00
Saturday07:30 - 22:00
Sunday07:30 - 22:00
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30 Durey Rd

+64 800 243 789

Monday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Sunday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
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EZI

10.0

Wonderful

1 review

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Christchurch

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150 Kilmore Street, Central City

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00
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238 Roydvale Avenue

+64 800 439 473

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Durey Road

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10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2024

KAYAK
It was a clean car, good model and they were at the airport. Perfect for me. Well priced too.

1 out of 1

Bargain Rental Cars

10.0

Wonderful

1 review

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

2 locations in Christchurch

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213 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch

+64 3 358 9342

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:30 - 11:30
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Christchurch Airport: 6 Sir Keith Park Place, Harewood, Christchurch 805

+64 800 001 110

Monday06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday06:00 - 20:00
Thursday06:00 - 20:00
Friday06:00 - 20:00
Saturday06:00 - 20:00
Sunday06:00 - 20:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2022

KAYAK
BargainRentals sent the request for online document submission to Kayak rather to me direct

1 out of 1

Rental Cars 247

10.0

Wonderful

3 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Christchurch

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7/25 Logistics Drive, Harewood, Christchurch

+64 3 662 9026

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10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2023

KAYAK
all good

1 out of 1

Yesaway

10.0

Wonderful

4 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Christchurch

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Locations in Christchurch

153 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch, New Zealand

+64 3 358 5740

Monday08:01 - 17:5918:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:0018:00 - 23:5908:01 - 17:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0018:00 - 23:5908:01 - 17:59
Thursday18:00 - 23:5908:01 - 17:5900:00 - 01:00
Friday08:01 - 17:5918:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:0018:00 - 23:5908:01 - 17:59
Sunday08:01 - 17:5918:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
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10.0 Wonderful

May 2022

KAYAK
When we first arrived at the airport and made a phone call as per instructions no one picked up the phone call for four attempts which was rather a disconcerting when it was wet and cold and midnight. More explicit instructions about pick up point would have been helpful

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2022

KAYAK
Friendly staff on pick up and drop off

1 out of 1

Avis

9.6

Wonderful

28 reviews

Cleanliness

9.7

Comfort

9.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.1

Value for money

9.1

3 locations in Christchurch

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150 Kilmore St

+64 3 930 6103

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00
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78 Orchard Road

Monday07:45 - 17:00
Tuesday07:45 - 17:00
Wednesday07:45 - 17:00
Thursday07:45 - 17:00
Friday07:45 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
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Terminal Building

+64 3 358 9661

Monday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 20:00
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Thursday06:00 - 20:0000:00 - 01:00
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Sunday06:00 - 20:0000:00 - 01:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Really efficient, I liked how helpful the staff were and that they had most of the check in items digitized!

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Can't get better than that. Everything was smooth from beginning to end. Both the initial rental and return process went quickly as well and the car itself was great.

9.2 Wonderful

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was very new, comfortable and clean.

Cons:

The drop off process was unclear.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy, convenient, good car.

Cons:

Nothing.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up was easy, everything was explained. The car was damage free and operated as exspected. It worked space wise for our luggage and was great in the rain.

Cons:

Nothing.

8.0 Very Good

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Did not have an opportunity to add my Wizard number (loyalty program) during purchase online.

1 out of 5

Mode Car & Camper Rentals

9.2

Wonderful

4 reviews

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.2

Value for money

8.8

One location in Christchurch

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Unit 1, 3 PUKAKI ROAD

+64 800 247 727

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Sixt

9.2

Wonderful

2 reviews

Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

9.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.2

Value for money

9.6

One location in Christchurch

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Ground Floor, Airport Terminal

+64 3 666 0026

Monday07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday07:30 - 22:00
Thursday07:30 - 22:00
Friday07:30 - 22:00
Saturday07:30 - 22:00
Sunday07:30 - 22:00
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8.0 Very Good

May 2024

KAYAK
Very simple and no frills at a good price.

1 out of 1

Alamo

9.1

Wonderful

4 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

9.5

One location in Christchurch

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Christchurch Airport

+64 3 358 6554

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

friendly staff, brand new car, all around good.

6.4 Okay

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

No Issues with rental at all, rather incompetent kayak. Couldn’t be bother to update pick up and drop off address.

1 out of 2

EZU Car Rental

8.7

Very Good

5 reviews

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.7

Value for money

9.2

One location in Christchurch

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Christchurch Airport

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8.0 Very Good

Feb 2022

KAYAK
The vehicle was value for money, though I did feel it was a bit shabby.

1 out of 1

Budget

8.4

Very Good

18 reviews

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

8.8

3 locations in Christchurch

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150 Kilmore St

+64 3 930 6102

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00
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78 Orchard Road

Monday07:45 - 17:00
Tuesday07:45 - 17:00
Wednesday07:45 - 17:00
Thursday07:45 - 17:00
Friday07:45 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
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Terminal Building

+64 3 357 0231

Monday06:00 - 20:0000:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 20:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 20:00
Thursday06:00 - 20:0000:00 - 01:00
Friday06:00 - 20:0000:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:0006:00 - 20:00
Sunday06:00 - 20:0000:00 - 01:00
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6.0 Okay

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Car was it ready at pickup. Waited over an hour. Everything else was very good

6.0 Okay

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

At pickup was informed Invercargil roads were all closed (which was untrue), so I may not be able to drop the car off at scheduled point, but if I made any changes to the dropoff location I would be charged extra by Budget. Very unhelpful, and very unfair to charge customers extra due to weather events outside of our control.

8.0 Very Good

May 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

More trouble trying to drop car off because of the system want to charge us more than quoted

2.0 Poor

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

We did not like anything but the online booking process. The rest was painful.

Cons:

Our flight came in late and we missed the pick up window. I emailed Budget to let them know, but this message didn't get through to the rental location. When we picked up our car, the woman was not very friendly and said we missed our window and it was given away. She said they had no cars left for us. She did not give us other options of where to rent or what to do in this situation. She did not show sympathy either. Do not rent from Budget. We went with Europcar in the end. They were nice and had a great car for us (and their counter was right next to the Budget one).

7.6 Good

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was decent, ran fine and fulfilled our needs. It was nothing special or out of the ordinary, just a basic Toyota Corolla, but it did the job.

Cons:

We could've used some instructions on pickup and return - in a foreign country we didn't know if processes would all be the same. A little disappointed that the car was a Corolla when we booked "Camry or similar" since the Camry really is a significantly nicer car.

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I left my cell phone in the vehicle and didn't notice until I was on the airplane. I called the Christchurch Budget office and explained the situation. Toni McLean, the Budget agent there, secured my phone and sent me instructions on how to get it back. She then processed the FedEx transaction and I received my phone without issue. This was awesome! Thanks Toni

1 out of 3

Apex

8.3

Very Good

7 reviews

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.1

2 locations in Christchurch

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150 Kilmore Street Christchurch Central

+64 3363 3001

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28 Ron Guthrie Road, Christchurch Airport

+64 3357 4536

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Ace Rental Cars

8.2

Very Good

7 reviews

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.8

Value for money

8.0

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Abros Place

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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Upgrade awesome thanks Easy modern car collection Very impressed

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Very friendly and helpful staff

8.0 Very Good

Mar 2023

KAYAK
great little car, yarris crossover, easy to hire. Friendly staff but they would not take us to our motel instead of the airport the day we returned it............about the same distance, that's the only criticism we have.

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2023

KAYAK
Loved the car, what a great little unit - easy and fun to drive and so economical on petrol! Great customer service too. Very happy with how the whole process went and will use the same company again in future.

4.0 Mediocre

Feb 2023

KAYAK
I had to go back in 3 times b4 leaving with the rental. It would have been really easy for them to give me all information 1st time. I'm also still waiting on my $200 bond back and when I dropped it off a guy met me outside and told everything was fine away I go and tht the bond would be redirected to me. I found this procedure very strange.

Europcar

8.1

Very Good

4 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.1

Value for money

7.6

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch International Terminal

+64 3 357 9202

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Thrifty

8.0

Very Good

7 reviews
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.5

Value for money

8.2

3 locations in Christchurch

from$121/day

Locations in Christchurch

150 Kilmore St

+64 800 737 070

Monday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:0008:30 - 11:30
Friday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00

30 Durey Rd

+64 800 737 070

Monday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Thursday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Friday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59

Christchurch Ap

+64 3 353 1940

Monday07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday07:30 - 22:00
Thursday07:30 - 22:00
Friday07:30 - 22:00
Saturday07:30 - 22:00
Sunday07:30 - 22:00

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8.0 Very Good

May 2024

KAYAK
Car is in good condition. Improve a little bit on the cleanliness. Thank you.

8.0 Very Good

Mar 2024

KAYAK
Good. Staff was nice and efficient. Pickup and dropoff were fast and easy. Charges were as initially estimated.

JUCY

7.6

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

7.2

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

157 Orchard Road

+64 9 929 2462

Monday08:30 - 11:30
Tuesday08:30 - 11:30
Wednesday08:30 - 11:30
Thursday08:30 - 11:30
Friday08:30 - 11:30
Saturday08:30 - 11:30
Sunday08:30 - 11:30

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2.0 Poor

Mar 2023

KAYAK
Availability for pick up of cars

8.0 Very Good

Jan 2023

KAYAK
The car was what we expected for what it was. We had an early flight, so when dropping off at the chch office it wasn’t open at 6am (fair enough) but instead of offering a taxi number on the building to get to the airport maybe 1 or 2 designated spots at the airport could be a nice option. 1800-0900, otherwise drop at the office.

Hertz

7.3

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.8

Value for money

7.5

2 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

150 Kilmore St

+64 3 365 2195

Monday14:00 - 17:0008:30 - 11:30
Tuesday14:00 - 17:0008:30 - 11:30
Wednesday14:00 - 17:0008:30 - 11:30
Thursday08:30 - 11:3014:00 - 17:00
Friday14:00 - 17:0008:30 - 11:30

30 Durey Rd

+64 3 358 6730

Monday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:0007:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00

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2.0 Poor

Mar 2024

KAYAK
When we arrived to collect our booked car, I was told the booking had been cancelled & there was no car available. No communication to tell me the booking had been cancelled. The staff member was very unhelpful just saying that it wasn’t her problem because we booked through a 3rd party (Kayak). Luckily a super friendly person at another rental car company was able to help us out with a car. It did cost us $100 in taxis to get around between the airport, Hertz, then the new rental car company! All this because the car rental cancellation had not been communicated to me! Very frustrating. NEVER USING HERTZ OR KAYAK EVER AGAIN!!!

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Automatic mid size SUV. Good Bluetooth

Cons:

Nothing

9.6 Wonderful

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice relatively new vehicle that performed well for us.

Cons:

cigarette smoke smell :(

9.2 Wonderful

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

This car was the perfect size to travel around with. It was large enough for our luggage but small enough that it was easy to park.

Cons:

Returning the car in Queens town was a little confusing because finding parking is extremely difficult. We were told they had a designated parking space but not until after we went to return the car. It isn't signed and just looks like the access for an alley.

3.6 Poor

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

My car was mechanically sound, the reservation, purchase process was easy.

Cons:

A poor value, and Hertz was difficult and inflexible. My Holden Captiva was a below-average car. Hertz charged $90 USD daily. Hertz also refused to accept my car at Queenstown vs. Christchurch when travel plans changed. Will try another agency next time.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Free Upgrade Available Wi-Fi Hotspot rental Service at 11pm

Snap Rentals

6.6

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

7.3

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

170, Orchard Road

+64 3358 8630

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

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8.0 Very Good

Dec 2023

KAYAK
I didn' get the car I requested and paid for, Toyota Aqua Hybrid but the smaller Toyota Yaris Hybrid,which was not suitable for touring for the two week hire. Lacked comfort and road holding, I couldn't maintain road speed often letting others pass, breaking on steep decent was poor and with low gear engaged engine was hemoraging at 30kph.(vehicle only has drive and low) On a previous rental,in Cairns, a similar thing happened when I was given a smaller inferior vehicle. Not likely to return.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2023

KAYAK
Great clean car with low kms. Staff friendly and efficient

2.0 Poor

Dec 2022

KAYAK
The car was very old with stains on the interior and a strange smell. The drop-off location provided was completely inaccurate, as was the included phone number which risked further delay in getting to my flight. On drop-off, they found a very tiny little nick in the windshield and insisted I stay longer to fill out a long form. They have a policy where they take out an additional $2000 from the credit card at the time of the rental so you can't easily challenge their charges later from out of the country, which feels predatory.

Economy Rent a Car

4.0

Mediocre

1 review

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

4.0

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Airport

+64 9 303 3912

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2.0 Poor

Jan 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. Services were not rendered.

Cons:

This rental was the worst customer service experience of my life. DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT BOOK WITH ECONOMY OR SCOTTIES. If I could give zero stars, I would. Kayak should drop this company immediately. While booking online, be warned, Economy serves as an umbrella company to many smaller companies in New Zealand. If you are unfortunate enough to have your reservation served by Scotties, be prepared for a terrible experience. In my case, after a flight arrival time change from 1000 to 1400, I called Scotties for a pickup (the only way to get picked up as they are not in the terminal and do not run a constant shuttle). After 2 calls and a 40 minute wait, the shuttle arrived and I was informed by the driver that my booking had been canceled (allegedly NZ law requires a company to only hold a reservation for 2 hours - other companies hold your car for 24 hrs), they had no additional cars available, they were sorry but they could not help me. There was no communication from the company that my reservation had been canceled despite them having access to my email, phone number, and the two phone calls I’d made upon arrival at the airport requesting to be picked up. Still in need of a car, I went online and booked a vehicle with Economy through Travelocity. My credit card was charged and I received a confirmation email at which point saw the company providing the car the was once again Scotties. I called again, now with a valid reservation in their required 2 hour window, and was told to wait 10-15 minutes, the shuttle was on the way. Again the shuttle arrived (35 minutes after the phone call) and again the shuttle driver refused to take me to their office stating that there had been a miscommunication and they did not have a car for me. I called the company back, (which was now the fourth long distance phone call for that day) they apologized for the inconvenience but offered no assistance or compensation for my time or troubles. I strongly recommend you never rent from “Economy” or Scotties. Their non-existent customer service is not worth the discounted prices for their vehicles. It’s a wonder a company like this stays in business. It’s quite obvious it’s terribly mismanaged and only makes me wonder the quality of the vehicles they rent to travelers. I most certainly will never book with them again and encourage others to do the same. There are several other options available that I highly recommend you explore. I ended up booking with Firefly, a partner company with Hertz and located in the terminal. Only slightly more expensive then Scotties, the car was ready as soon as I finished paying, the customer service was excellent, and there was no shuttle or long distance phone call required for pickup I emailed Scotties with a formal complaint and was answered with a shameful sarcastic response from Scott himself. They do not care the slightest bit about customer service. Avoid like the plage. Go elsewhere even if prices are higher.

Routes Car & Truck Rentals

2.0

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

6.0

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

11-15 Logistics Drive, Harewood

+64 3595 1828

Monday08:30 - 11:30
Tuesday08:30 - 11:30
Wednesday08:30 - 11:30
Thursday08:30 - 11:30
Friday08:30 - 11:30
Saturday08:30 - 11:30
Sunday08:30 - 11:30

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10.0

Wonderful

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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

30 Durey Rd

+64 3 358 6554

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

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Go Rentals

10.0

Wonderful

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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Airport

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New Zealand Discount Car Rentals

6.0

Okay

No reviews available

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

4.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

6.0

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

153 Orchard Road, Harewood

+64 3357 8919

Monday08:25 - 17:30
Tuesday08:25 - 17:30
Wednesday08:25 - 17:30
Thursday08:25 - 17:30
Friday08:25 - 17:30
Saturday08:25 - 17:30
Sunday08:25 - 17:30

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Firefly

8.2

Very Good

No reviews available

2 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

150 Kilmore St

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Christchurch Apt

+64 3358 6730

Monday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Tuesday05:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday05:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Thursday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59

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keddy by Europcar

8.0

Very Good

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch International Terminal

+64 3357 9202

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Yes Rentals

7.8

Good

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Unit 9, 41 Sir William pickering Drive, Burnside, Christchurch, New Zealand

+64 275 696 999

Monday08:30 - 11:30
Tuesday08:30 - 11:30
Wednesday08:30 - 11:30
Thursday08:30 - 11:30
Friday08:30 - 11:30
Saturday08:30 - 11:30
Sunday08:30 - 11:30

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NU Car

2.0

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

189 Blenheim Rd

+64 800 800 317

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00

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Bargain Car Rentals

8.2

Very Good

No reviews available

3 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

213 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch

+64 3358 9342

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:30 - 11:30

515 Moorhouse Ave

+64 800 566 701

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Christchurch Airport

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Garenta

8.2

Very Good

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

GO Rentals - Christchurch Airport

+64 3358 4051

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Goldcar Rental SP

5.6

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

73 Orchard Rd., Harewood

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Fox

5.4

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

791 Wairakei Road

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SURPRICE CAR RENTAL

4.7

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

5 Ivan Jamieson Pl, Airport

+64 3666 0026

Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59

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Right Cars

4.4

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Airport

+64 273 628 768

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CarWiz

3.4

Poor

No reviews available

One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

3 Pukaki Road, Yaldhurst

+64 21 180 2323

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

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FlexWays

2.0

Poor

No reviews available

2 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

3 Pukaki Road

+54 9 11 5259 9877

Monday00:00 - 01:00
Tuesday00:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:00
Thursday00:00 - 01:00
Friday00:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00

Christchurch International Airport

+54 9 11 5259 9877

Monday00:00 - 01:00
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Thursday00:00 - 01:00
Friday00:00 - 01:00
Saturday00:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:00

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Sunnycars

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3 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

150 Kilmore St

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155 Orchard Road

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30 Durey Rd

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Abell

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2 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

189 Blenheim Rd

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Unit 1, 3 PUKAKI ROAD

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Gold Car Rent a Car

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3a The Wickets,christchurch

+64 800 300 123

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Christchurch Airport

+64 800 300 123

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Moto Car Rental

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2 locations in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

150 Kilmore Street Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

+64 800 656 564

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150, Orchard Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand

+64 800 656 564

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Ace

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20 Abros Place

64-3-360-3270

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AeroDrive

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Locations in Christchurch

30 Durey Rd, Airport

+64 3666 0026

Monday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Tuesday05:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Wednesday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59
Saturday05:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:00
Sunday00:00 - 01:0005:00 - 23:59

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Apollo Car Rentals

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Branch

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AutoEurope

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Europcar 134 Victoria Street

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Discount Car & Truck Rentals

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One location in Christchurch

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Christchurch Airport

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Drive NZ

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Christchurch Airport

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DriveCyprus

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Christchurch Airport

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EV Hire

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

152 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch

+64 3 420 2878

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GO Rent A Car

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch airport

+64 508 246 784

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Go Rental Car Hire

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Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Airport

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INTERRENT

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Christchurch Airport - Free Shuttle Service.

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KEA Campervan rental-AU

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

159 Orchard Road

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Letz Rent a Car

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Unit 1, 3 PUKAKI ROAD

+64 3348 2002

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Lucky Rentals New Zeland

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch Airport

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Lucky's Car Rental

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

791 Wairakei Road, Christchurch Airport

+64 800 808 881

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McRent

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Christchurch Depot

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MIC

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

2 sir keith park place harewood

+64 21 748 789

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National

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

30 Durey Rd

+64 3 358 6554

Monday08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday08:00 - 13:00
Wednesday08:00 - 13:00
Thursday08:00 - 13:00
Friday08:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday08:00 - 13:00

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Scotties

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

189 Blenheim Rd Riccarton (6.5 kilometers from the airport - shuttle service)

+64 3 348 2002 / 0800 800 317 / 0800 736 825

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Shouqi

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

Christchurch International Terminal

+86 10 6064 1387

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Yes Rent A Car

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One location in Christchurch

Locations in Christchurch

9/41 Sir William Pickering Dr, Burnside, Christchurch , New Zealand

+64 275 696 999

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122 travellers who rented a car in Christchurch gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.4

Car hire locations in or near Christchurch

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Most popular agency

Thrifty

Average price

$121/day

Good deal

$121/day

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Christchurch Cargo Van Hire Information

Pick-up locationChristchurch
Hire locations4
Airport locations3
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