South Island

Cheap Car Rentals in South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand
13 Oct — 20 Oct
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Island?

January

₹ 2,853

February

₹ 1,956

March

₹ 1,793

April

₹ 2,608

May

₹ 2,038

June

₹ 2,527

July

₹ 22,909

August

₹ 3,261

September

₹ 3,179

October

₹ 2,364

November

₹ 1,956

December

₹ 3,994

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.

Compare available car types for hire in South Island

Small cars

₹ 1,059 - ₹ 4,161

All Car Types

₹ 1,692 - ₹ 7,238

To hire a Small car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 2,188/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in South Island (~₹ 1,059/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 4,161/day). In fact, June is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, hiring a Small car saves you 44% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Medium car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,563/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in South Island (~₹ 1,983/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 9,345/day). In fact, September is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, hiring a Medium car saves you 9% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Large car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 4,287/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in South Island (~₹ 1,944/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~₹ 9,590/day). In fact, August is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, hiring a Large car is 10% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,551/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in South Island (~₹ 2,464/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 16,116/day). In fact, June is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, hiring a SUV car is 30% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in South Island

All major car rental suppliers in South Island
7.8
Good
329 reviews31 locations
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Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.6
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Good
169 reviews15 locations
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Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.3

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7.2

Value

6.8
7.3
Good
288 reviews12 locations
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Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.8

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7.2

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7.5

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7.1
6.5
Good
175 reviews23 locations
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Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.3

Value

6.5
8.9
Excellent
84 reviews6 locations
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Cleanliness

9.2

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

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8.5

Value

8.9
7.7
Good
96 reviews3 locations
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Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.1
7.2
Good
81 reviews7 locations
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Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.2

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7.4

Value

7.0
6.8
Good
51 reviews4 locations
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Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

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 ₹ 2,183/day when booking a car hire in South Island. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 1,291/day from Right Cars, 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: Mode Car & Camper Rentals (₹ 1,896/day), Avis (₹ 3,489/day), and Yes Rentals (₹ 3,633/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 Ace Rental Cars?

Ace Rental Cars offers hire cars in South Island for about ₹ 23,929 per week on average.

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

Generally, for a better deal in South Island it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 12%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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

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

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

You can potentially save up to 81% on a month-long rental by booking with Right Cars. Right Cars is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in South Island can cost you on average ₹ 102,553 a month or ₹ 3,418 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.