Christchurch Car Rentals

Looking for cheap car hire at Christchurch airport? Welcome to the USAVE Car & Truck Rentals Christchurch car hire branch. Conveniently located close to the Christchurch Airport and the Central Business District our central location makes picking up and dropping off your Christchurch rental car simple and straight forward.

USAVE is proud to offer a great selection of rental cars in Christchurch including budget rentals, smaller economic cars, mid-sized family sedans, roomy station wagons, 4WD’s and 8-12 seater vans, minibuses and people movers. Whatever your car hire needs, USAVE Car Rentals Christchurch have the right vehicle for you.

Airport Pickup

If you are flying into Christchurch our representatives can collect you from Christchurch International or Domestic Airport terminals for a small fee (NZ$10.00). We also offer convenient courtesy coach transfers to and from your Christchurch accommodation. Contact us for more information.

Christchurch Car Rentals Depot

Our Christchurch car rental depot is located in Roydvale Avenue – less than 5 minutes by shuttle from the airport, just 15 minutes’ from the beautiful Hagley Park, 5 minutes from The University of Canterbury and only a short drive to the central city. 

Christchurch Car Hire Branch Address

232 Roydvale Ave Burnside Christchurch
Phone: +64 3 358 2299
Open 8.00am – 5.00pm 7-days (unattended after hours pick up and drop off available)
 

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What To Do In Christchurch

The largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, Christchurch is widely considered the gateway to the South Island. With easy access to the Canterbury, Otago, West Coast, Nelson, Marlborough, Dunedin and Queenstown districts it’s easy to see why. It makes perfect sense to begin your journey from Christchurch with an affordable hire car from USAVE Rental Cars Christchurch.

Within The City Limits…

In an enthusiastic eagerness to see all that is on offer in the South Island many travellers spend only a few nights in Christchurch, however Christchurch is more than just a convenient entry point for further travel. Since the earthquakes Christchurch is thriving and evolving as a vibrant modern must-see destination for travellers and sightseers, here are our top picks for what to do in Christchurch city.

  • Punting On The Avon River. Enjoy the tranquility of gliding along the Avon River in a traditional flat-bottomed boat while a skilled ‘punter’ dressed in Edwardian attire propels you along the river passing many of the exciting new developments of the central city rebuild.
  • Exploring The Botanic Gardens. A visit to ‘the Garden City’ isn’t complete without seeing the Christchurch Botanic Gardens first hand. See an endless array of plants and flowers sprawling across an impressive 21 hectares providing not only a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, but a never ending supply of perfect picnic spots!
  • Hiking And Mountain Biking In The Port Hills. Take some time out to enjoy what nature has to offer on the rugged tussock clad slopes of the Christchurch Port Hills. Whether its mountain biking, hiking or just a leisurely scenic drive you won’t be disappointed.
  • Shopping In The Re:START Container Mall. Located in the central city, next to Ballantynes, the Re:START mall sprung up as a result of the devastating 2011 Earthquake. The brightly coloured makeshift mall has since flourished, bringing creativity and a community feel back into the central city.

Canterbury, The West Coast And Beyond…

Looking to go a bit further afield? The famous West Coast is only a three hour very scenic drive away, the trip itself is a big part of the experience, with alpine ranges and valleys, winding rivers and beautiful waterfalls easily visible from the comfort of your rental car. Arthurs Pass is a great pit stop for lunch and the Otira Viaduct is an impressive feat of engineering well worth viewing.

Heading north, the Nelson Marlborough region will impress with its smorgasbord of walking tracks, beautiful coastal waterways and award winning wineries. The Queen Charlotte Track is very popular with hikers along with The Able Tasman National Park.

Down south experience the hospitality and some excellent fresh produce as you make your way through the Otago region or hit the vibrant tourist mecca that is Queenstown. Widely considered the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown is full of adventure activities and scenic attractions geared specifically for travellers and international sightseers.       

From the high country back roads of Southland to the city streets of Christchurch USAVE Car Rentals Christchurch has the perfect rental car solution for any occasion.