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Car Hire in South Island

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Christchurch, New Zealand
6 Mar — 13 Mar
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Car hire insight and trends in South Island

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in South Island

What is the best hire car agency in South Island?

The best car hire company in South Island is Avis, which has a rating of 9.5/10 from 10 momondo users. Avis has 7 locations in South Island, including the city of Christchurch.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in South Island?

43% of momondo users prefer to hire Compact vehicles when visiting South Island. You can expect daily rental prices for this type of car to be ₹ 8,041 on average. Rates might be different depending on what agency you hire your car from and what city you intend to visit. Keep in mind that there are also other types of rental cars available in South Island if this one doesn’t suit your needs.

Best deals found for South Island car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in South Island
Ford Ka
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,326/day

5 Apr - 20 Apr
Ford Ka
Ford Ka
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,525/day

27 Apr - 8 May
Ford Ka
Suzuki Swift Dzire
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,538/day

5 Apr - 20 Apr
Suzuki Swift Dzire
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,571/day

5 Apr - 20 Apr
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,776/day

28 May - 4 Jun
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Camry
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

₹ 1,953/day

27 Apr - 8 May
Toyota Camry
Toyota RAV4
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 2,284/day

28 May - 4 Jun
Toyota RAV4
Ford EcoSport
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 2,702/day

27 Apr - 8 May
Ford EcoSport
Toyota RAV4
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 2,804/day

5 Apr - 20 Apr
Toyota RAV4

South Island car rental deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in South Island that's right for you

Small cars

₹ 2,000 - ₹ 7,101

All Car Types

₹ 4,404 - ₹ 11,729

The average price of a small car rental in South Island is ₹ 3,910. The cheapest time to rent a small car in South Island is in August. The price is 49% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 2,000 per day. A small car rental is typically 43% less expensive than the average rental car in South Island. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Island can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Island small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car rental in South Island is ₹ 6,586. The cheapest time to rent a medium car in South Island is in May. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 3,862 per day. A medium car rental is typically 3% less expensive than the average rental car in South Island. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Island can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Island medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car rental in South Island is ₹ 8,921. The cheapest time to rent a large car in South Island is in June. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 6,398 per day. A large car rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average rental car in South Island. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Island can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in South Island is ₹ 6,851. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in South Island is in October. The price is 44% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 3,888 per day. A SUV rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in South Island. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Island can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Island SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van rental in South Island is ₹ 8,447. The cheapest time to rent a van in South Island is in October. The price is 16% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 7,144 per day. A van rental is typically 21% more expensive than the average rental car in South Island. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Island can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a luxury car rental in South Island is ₹ 7,166. The cheapest time to rent a luxury car in South Island is in May. The price is 30% lower than the rest of the year at just ₹ 5,072 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 6% more expensive than the average rental car in South Island. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Island can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Ford Ka
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,326/day

5 Apr - 20 Apr
Ford Ka
Ford Ka
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

₹ 1,525/day

27 Apr - 8 May
Ford Ka
Suzuki Swift Dzire
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

₹ 1,538/day

5 Apr - 20 Apr
Suzuki Swift Dzire

South Island car hire directory

All major car rental suppliers in South Island

Hertz

8.9
Very Good
32 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

Dollar

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.5
Wonderful
18 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

9.2

Ace Rental Cars

8.7
Very Good
10 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.5

Apex

8.6
Very Good
8 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3

Go Rentals

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.8
Good
9 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.6

Thrifty

7.6
Good
2 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

7.2

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in South Island

Nearby attractions:

Franz Josef Glacier188.1 km

Nearby attractions:

Franz Josef Glacier207.2 km

Nearby attractions:

Franz Josef Glacier272.4 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in South Island

Below are the most popular hotels in South Island
The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook

The Hermitage Hotel Mt Cook

89 Terrace Road, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

Sofitel Queenstown - Hotel & Spa

Sofitel Queenstown - Hotel & Spa

8 Duke Street, Queenstown, New Zealand

0.2 km from city centre

Sudima Christchurch Airport

Sudima Christchurch Airport

550 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand

8.6 km from city centre

Heritage Queenstown

Heritage Queenstown

91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown, New Zealand

1.7 km from city centre

QT Queenstown

QT Queenstown

30 Brunswick Street, Queenstown, New Zealand

0.9 km from city centre

Millennium Hotel Queenstown

Millennium Hotel Queenstown

32 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

Mercure Queenstown Resort

Mercure Queenstown Resort

Sainsbury Road Fernhill Private Bag 50071, Queenstown, New Zealand

2.0 km from city centre

Mt Cook Lodge & Motels

Mt Cook Lodge & Motels

Bowen Drive, Aoraki, Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand

0.3 km from city centre

BreakFree on Cashel

BreakFree on Cashel

165 Cashel Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

0.4 km from city centre

Lylo Christchurch

Lylo Christchurch

5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch, New Zealand

8.3 km from city centre

Scenic Suites Queenstown

Scenic Suites Queenstown

27 Stanley Street, Queenstown, New Zealand

0.3 km from city centre

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

27 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand

0.5 km from city centre

Ramada Suites by Wyndham Queenstown Remarkables Park

Ramada Suites by Wyndham Queenstown Remarkables Park

24 Hawthorne Drive, Queenstown, New Zealand

6.6 km from city centre

The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments

The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments

377 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand

2.1 km from city centre

Peppers Bluewater Resort

Peppers Bluewater Resort

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

0.4 km from city centre

Jucy Snooze Queenstown

Jucy Snooze Queenstown

47 Camp Street, Queenstown, New Zealand

0.2 km from city centre

Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown

Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown

110 Frankton Road, Queenstown, New Zealand

1.0 km from city centre

The George Christchurch

The George Christchurch

50 Park Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand

0.9 km from city centre


Car hire in South Island

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in South Island so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

When did momondo last update prices for cars in South Island?

Prices for cars in South Island refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in South Island?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in South Island?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including South Island. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To rent a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen rental company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in South Island?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when renting a car in South Island. If the license is written in a different language from the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in South Island?

You should book a car hire in South Island using momondo because it is quick, free and easy to use and could save you money. momondo does the hard work of finding the car hire prices and policies, all you need to do is compare and choose what works best for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in South Island?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in South Island easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in South Island with free cancellation?

Of course! momondo has a dedicated filter for users to specifically look at car hire in South Island which offer free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in South Island on momondo?

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car hire in South Island.

Can I find a car hire in South Island which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Enhanced cleaning services can be found on all car hire locations on momondo including South Island.

Can I search for car hire in South Island with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in South Island.


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