Welcome to the Garden City. Our Christchurch Airport car rental branch is open from 7.30 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. daily and if arranged 24 hours in advance, we can collect you from your airport accommodation. Our mission is to make things easy for you to get GOing in no time!
Hyundai Tucson or similar
Strength, style and street appeal. The Tucson is excellent for any journey.
- Large Bags
- Small Bags
Picking up your car rental at Christchurch Airport is so simple! Call us on 0508 246 784 from any public phone, or on +64 3 358 4051 from your mobile to arrange pick up.
Our courtesy transfer can collect you from both the International and Domestic terminals or from your airport accommodation and take you straight to our Christchurch car rental branch, getting you GOing in no time.
Reasons to Go with us
- Super fast online booking system
- The car you book is the car you drive
- 24hr AA Roadside Assistance
- Unlimited kilometres
- FREE Go Basic insurance
- FREE maps and guides
- NO hidden costs
- And the best service in the country!
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Hiring a car in Christchurch
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16 Ivan Crescent, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, 8053, New Zealand
+64 3 358 4051
GO Rentals Christchurch Airport car rental branch is only minutes from the airport terminal and just a short drive from Christchurch City Centre. As soon as you land, we’ll race over to pick you up from the airport terminal and you’ll be discovering Christchurch in no time.
Our Christchurch Airport car hire branch is located outside the airport terminal so we save on costs. This means we can pass those savings onto you. GO prides itself on providing a quality car hire service and rental cars at reasonable prices. Of course we have hundreds of safe, reliable, clean and affordable late-model vehicles like the other top companies. What you see is what you get, meaning no hidden costs and the car you book is the car you drive. All that, plus our standout service, will really put a smile on your dial.
Christchurch is one of New Zealand’s most historic cities with a rich heritage. There is a very English feel to the city with the River Avon a focal point of the city along with the beautiful parks and gardens. Once you pick up your rental car in Christchurch, don’t be in too big a rush to leave. There are plenty of places to explore both on foot in and around the city but also within short driving distance. Speak to our team at the Christchurch car rental branch and they will be more than happy to pick out some of the great places to explore on the map.
Things to do around Christchurch
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Lord of the Rings Tour
Join us on The Lord of the Rings Tour and journey to the filming locations.
Book direct - use your GO Play card.
296 Prestons Road, Marshland, Christchurch. Tel: 0800 427 753
Helicopter Scenic Flight
Scenery that unfolds from the top of NZ's highest peak and land on Tasman Glacier.
Book direct - use your GO Play card.
Departs Makarora near Wanaka. Tel: 0800 66 66 68
Renting a car at Christchurch Airport
If you have flown into Christchurch Airport and you are looking to pick up a rental car on the day, then make sure you look beyond the airport kiosks. Our Christchurch Airport car rental branch is located just a short 5 minute drive from the terminal (free pickup available). With great deals on car hire from Christchurch Airport, you can visit the website or download our app using the free WiFi at the airport whilst you wait for your bags. Book your rental car through the website or app or give us a call and we will give you our best price on the perfect hire car to get you GOing on your Christchurch adventure.
If you have already booked your Christchurch car rental, make sure you download our handy app before you set off. You can use the app to manage your booking as well as using it to find a wide range of discounts on activities in Christchurch and beyond through our GO Play programme.
Trip Planner itineraries from Christchurch
Christchurch to Christchurch
- Punakaiki pancake rocks
- Hike the glaciers
- Bungy capital
- Skyline gondola
This is one of our favourite trips to take. Pick up a rental car in Christchurch and follow our 5 day itinerary to Queenstown. First head over to the West Coast and explore the Punakaiki pancake rocks and then the glaciers of Franz Josef and Fox. Form here head to the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown before heading back to Christchurch via Tekapo.
Christchurch to Wellington
- Explore the Garden City
- Relax in Hanmer Springs
- Swim with Dolphins
- Cool little capital
This may be a short hop from Christchurch to Wellington but our 4 day road trip itinerary is packed with amazing things to do. Pick up your rental car in Christchurch and first head to the relaxing thermal waters of Hanmer Springs before swimming with dolphins in Kaikoura and wine tasting in Blenheim. Then hop across the Cook Strait and finish up in Wellington.
Planning a trip to Christchurch
Make sure you check out our awesome new Complete Guide to Christchurch with heaps of great tips on where to stay, where to eat out and what to do whilst you’re in the picturesque Garden city