FROM 3 DEC: Airlines will require you to have your vaccine pass or negative test before you travel, and the same applies if you are crossing the Auckland border (after 15 Dec). Whilst our industry is not required to check vaccine passes, when you collect your car, please mask up, scan in and follow physical distancing guidelines. Contactless transactions can be arranged.

Car Rental Christchurch

Easy Christchurch Airport pick up and drop off

Explore the South Island’s largest city with high-quality car rentals in Christchurch from Pegasus. 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 Christchurch Airport to deliver you to our depot to collect your car hire. If you’re arriving after business hours, we provide an after-hours collection and return service. 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 to/from the airport at 4:30pm

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.

Visiting Christchurch for business or travel?

If you’ve come to Christchurch City on holiday, ask us about our discounts for local attractions. Explore Christchurch and surrounding areas using our range of New Zealand tourist guides for inspiration. We provide maps of the Garden City and the South Island with every vehicle for rent.

Here on 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, fantastic service and a reliable Pegasus Christchurch Airport car hire.

Airport Pick Up During Business Hours

Rent a car at Christchurch Airport, and we will provide a transfer service to our Pegasus Christchurch branch to collect your hire car. When you book, notify us of your pick up date, arrival time and flight number, and one of our friendly representatives will meet you at the airport from Monday to Sunday between 8 am and 5 pm.

Returning Your Rental Car or Van During Business Hours

Please return your Christchurch car rental to our depot at 158 Orchard Road. Our Pegasus representative will then deliver you to the airport.

Our car range for hire

We offer great deals and cheap car hire rates on any popular rental car from our Christchurch car hire 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. Visit our booking page to discover vehicle availability and what an economy or intermediate car rental will cost for the duration of your visit to Christchurch City. Contact reservations to check our availability of bike racks or trailers.

How to get to Pegasus Rental Cars at Christchurch Airport

The Pegasus Christchurch rental car depot is 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, give us a call on 0800 35 45 04, 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. You’ll find car rentals come with comprehensive vehicle insurance and 24-hour roadside assistance, New Zealand-wide. 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 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 for a hike through Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, or grab some fish and chips at Banks Peninsula.

Reviews from our Christchurch customers

We love to hear about your experience with us! Read what our customers who have rented a car in Christchurch had to say:

Book with Pegasus now

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

Aman of Pegasus Christchurch

Aman, Pegasus Christchurch Airport Manager

Aman is well known to regular Pegasus customers at Christchurch Airport, having managed the branch for many years and built up a loyal following of regular hirers!  After a brief hiatus he returned to Pegasus in 2020 with responsibility for both Christchurch and Queenstown branches.