Car Rental Christchurch

Easy Christchurch Airport pick up and drop off

Explore the South Island’s largest city with a Pegasus Christchurch car rental. Our rental cars are reliable, well-maintained and fuel-efficient. Drive away in style and discover the region’s spectacular panoramas of expansive ocean, jaw-dropping mountains and rolling pastures.
We offer a meet-and-greet at the Christchurch Airport to deliver you to our depot to collect your car hire. In addition, we provide an after-hours collection and return service by prior arrangement if you're arriving after business hours. Why not take advantage of our express car hire service? We complete all the paperwork before you arrive, so you can collect your car from the car park and drive away.
Pegasus Rental Cars Christchurch Airport
158B Orchard Road, Harewood,
Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
Opening Hours
8am – 5pm Monday to Sunday
Last shuttle service to/from the airport at 4:29pm

Call the Christchurch Pegasus Team today on 0800 35 45 04 or get a quote to find out about pricing and availability of our rental cars.

Our booking process is straightforward. Enter your rental dates to get an instant quote once you find the Christchurch Airport car rental that suits you. You will drive away in the model you selected – guaranteed.  Contact us directly to enquire about our relocation rates, as we offer great deals on hires from Christchurch to Queenstown when we require vehicles moved in that direction, sometimes at only $1 per day.

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Visiting Christchurch for business or travel?

If you’re visiting Christchurch on holiday, ask us about our discounts on local attractions. Explore Christchurch and surrounding areas using our range of tourist guides for inspiration. In addition, we provide Garden City and South Island maps with every vehicle for rent.

Looking to rent a car in Christchurch for business? Leave a comment when you book, so we can forward your paperwork to sign before your arrival to save time.

Don’t miss out! Book now to take advantage of affordable rates, excellent service and a reliable Pegasus Christchurch Airport car hire.

Airport Pick Up During Business Hours

Rent a car from our Christchurch Airport branch, and we will provide a free pick-up service, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm daily, to our Pegasus branch to collect your hire car. When you book, notify us of your pick-up date, arrival time and flight number, and as soon as you have collected your bags, call us and we will come and collect you from the shuttle bus collection area at Door 1 or 2 at the domestic/regional end of the terminal.

Returning Your Rental Car or Van During Business Hours

Please return your Christchurch Airport rental car to our depot at 158 Orchard Road. Our Pegasus representative will then deliver you to the airport.
Please note we are open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, but the last shuttle leaves promptly at 4:30 pm daily

Our car range for hire

We offer great deals and cheap car hire rates on any quality rental car from our Christchurch branch. Our modern fleet consists of economy cars like Nissan Tiidas and Mazda Demios for dashing around town.

Planning a New Zealand road trip out to the ski fields or other regions? Head out in comfort and safety in one of our spacious SUVs. We’ve also got 8 or 12 seater vans to accommodate groups.

Our booking process to hire a great car is quick and straightforward. Visit our booking page and enter your desired rental time to discover vehicle availability and receive an instant quote. Contact reservations to check our trailer or bike rack availability.

How to get to Pegasus Rental Cars at Christchurch Airport

The Pegasus Christchurch car hire branch is conveniently located just a short drive from Christchurch Airport. Organise your airport transfer when you book your car hire. Once you’ve collected your personal belongings from the baggage claim, call the number on your reservation confirmation, and we’ll notify you of the meeting point outside the terminal building.

Contact details for car rental in Christchurch

Call, email or message our friendly team at:
Phone: (03) 358 5890 | 0800 35 45 04
Facebook: @pegasusrentalcarschristchurch

Drive around Christchurch and beyond

Jump in your air-conditioned hire car and zip around the Christchurch city centre and beyond with confidence. Each hire car comes with comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance, New Zealand-wide. In addition, we offer unlimited kilometres on car rentals of four days or more. GPS navigation and child booster seats are also available for hire. Make sure you observe the posted speed limit within the Christchurch CBD, motorways and urban areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I stay in Christchurch?

Whether you’re after a hotel, B&B or apartment, AA Travel New Zealand offers accommodation close to the Christchurch Airport and CBD. Enjoy up to 20% off regular room rates, and AA members can save an extra 10% on selected accommodation.

How much does it cost to hire a car at Christchurch?

Here at Pegasus, we strive to keep our prices competitive. Check out our deals page for promotions and seasonal specials. Make sure you book early during the New Zealand holiday periods, as demand is high and prices can increase.

Where to drive and what to do near Christchurch?

Why not branch out and explore the stunning Canterbury region? Marvel at the turquoise glacial waters of Lake Tekapo. Go hiking through Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, or grab some fish and chips at Banks Peninsula. If you’re fascinated by aviation, head to the Air Force Museum to view 28 classic aircraft and discover how planes have developed over the hundred years.

Reviews from our Christchurch customers

We love to hear about your experience with our trusted car hire company! Read what our satisfied customers have to say about our efficient, friendly service:

Book with Pegasus now

We have 15 locations in major cities across the South and North Island of New Zealand. Book online or contact us on 0800 35 45 04 for further assistance securing a rental car for your trip to Christchurch. The Pegasus Christchurch Airport car rental team is here to help you make your trip to New Zealand’s South Island as smooth as possible. We can’t wait to meet you!