Christchurch Car Rental

Get the best out of your visit with a Christchurch car rental from SIXT. We offer a large fleet of vehicles that are an average of just three months old and made by top carmakers like Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Land Rover. Moreover, a Christchurch car rental is quick and easy with SIXT, with friendly customer service and convenient rental locations, including at Christchurch Airport. You can find anything from compact cars to luxury electric SUVs in Christchurch, with something for every need and budget. 


SIXT Services in Christchurch

SIXT gives you the power to explore the city on your own schedule in a stylish rent a car in Christchurch. We offer a wide variety of rental vehicles to meet your needs and group size. Choose from economy and compact cars, SUVs, sedans, guaranteed models and electric cars, all at competitive rates. Our flexible rental periods can accommodate you for a one-day rental up to a long-term rental. Additionally, you have the option to customize your car with extras like child seats, GPS or an additional driver. 

SIXT Services in Christchurch

Good to know when you’re visiting Christchurch

Car rental under 25 in Christchurch

You need to be 21 for a car rental in Christchurch. An underage driver fee applies to those under 25. 

Documents you need to rent a car in Christchurch

All renters need a valid driver’s license and ID or passport. International renters will also need an international driving permit. 

Flexible rental options

Don’t worry if your plans might change. Book with the “Pay Later” option and cancel your reservation free of charge. 

What to do while in Christchurch

The first place you’ll want to check out is the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve up north, a great place to learn about the Maori culture. You also don’t want to miss a visit to the Christchurch Botanical Gardens, Canterbury Museum, Bridge of Remembrance and Christchurch’s Cardboard Cathedral. Travis Wetland Nature Heritage Park and Avon River are great spots for nature lovers and are easily accessible in your rental car. 

Winter in Christchurch

Christchurch winter means crisp, cool days – the ideal time for exploring this beautiful city. Start your day at New Brighton Beach with a picturesque sunrise and magical sand patterns.  The city streets and lanes are beautiful during the winter, and it’s the best time to go on a shopping spree at the high-end fashion outlets and boutiques for locally made goods. And in the evening, get to the top of Godley Head for a breathtaking view of the night sky, ideal for stargazing. 

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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