South Island

Cheap Car Hire in South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand
19 Aug — 26 Aug
Same drop-off
Christchurch, New Zealand
Fri 19/8
Noon
Fri 26/8
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Island?

January

$49

February

$33

March

$31

April

$45

May

$35

June

$43

July

$395

August

$54

September

$39

October

$40

November

$33

December

$69

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Island is March. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Top rental agencies in South Island

All major car hire suppliers in South Island
7.6
Good
315 reviews31 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.4
7.3
Good
143 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.0
7.2
Good
274 reviews11 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

6.9
6.7
Good
158 reviews22 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.6
8.9
Excellent
81 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

8.9

Value

8.9
8.0
Excellent
93 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

6.4
6.9
Good
77 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.9
6.9
Good
50 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

7.0

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in South Island?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $47/day when booking a car hire in South Island. The absolute best deal a user found was for $24/day from Hitch Car Rentals, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in South Island?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in South Island from the following companies over the past two weeks: Scotties ($24/day), Budget ($26/day), and Hertz ($41/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in South Island?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), Alamo (10.0 rating) and Yesaway (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Island.

How much does it cost to hire a car in South Island for a week from EZU Car Rental?

EZU Car Rental is one of the most popular car hire companies in South Island, offering car hire for around $530 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in South Island for the best price?

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 9% on your car hire. For a below average price in South Island, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in South Island?

Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in South Island.

How much does it cost to rent a car in South Island for a month?

The average cost of a car hire in South Island for a month is $2,273. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.