South Island

Cheap Car Rentals in South Island

Christchurch, New Zealand
9 Feb — 16 Feb
Same drop-off
Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu 9/2
Noon
Thu 16/2
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Island?

January

₹ 5,071

February

₹ 1,963

March

₹ 1,799

April

₹ 2,617

May

₹ 2,045

June

₹ 2,535

July

₹ 22,986

August

₹ 3,272

September

₹ 3,190

October

₹ 3,108

November

₹ 3,762

December

₹ 5,644

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

₹ 1,063 - ₹ 4,764

All Car Types

₹ 1,698 - ₹ 7,778

To hire a Small car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 2,820/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in South Island (~₹ 1,063/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 4,764/day). In fact, June is about 63% 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 42% 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 ₹ 4,749/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in South Island (~₹ 2,015/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~₹ 9,425/day). In fact, September is about 58% 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 3% 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 ₹ 5,169/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in South Island (~₹ 1,951/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~₹ 9,622/day). In fact, August is about 63% 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 7% 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 ₹ 5,816/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in South Island (~₹ 2,472/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~₹ 12,546/day). In fact, June is about 58% 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 17% 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 Van car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 5,123/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in South Island (~₹ 4,452/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 14,818/day). In fact, October is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, hiring a Van car is 6% 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 Luxury car in South Island, you would pay an average price of ₹ 2,391/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in South Island (~₹ 2,117/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 6,589/day). In fact, January is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Island, hiring a Luxury car saves you 51% 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.

Top rental agencies in South Island

All major car rental suppliers in South Island

Avis

9.1
Wonderful
13 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.1

Hertz

8.3
Very Good
20 reviews16 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.3

Apex

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.5

Go Rentals

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.6
Good
8 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.4

Value

7.1

Thrifty

7.3
Good
3 reviews20 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

9.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

6.5

Firefly

6.4
Okay
1 review14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

4.0

Value

8.0

Sunnycars

17 locations

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 ₹ 7,740/day when booking a car hire in South Island. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 2,861/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: Budget (₹ 3,495/day), Yesaway (₹ 4,638/day), and Avis (₹ 4,659/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Bargain Rental Cars (10.0 rating), Yesaway (10.0 rating) and Sixt (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 offers hire cars in South Island for about ₹ 69,196 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 3%). 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 94% 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 ₹ 296,553 a month or ₹ 9,885 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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