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Cheap car rental Christchurch

Reliable rental cars in
Christchurch NZ

Cheap car hire Christchurch Airport

For over 25 years Shoestring Rentals has been providing visitors with rental cars in Christchurch NZ for trips to the 
South Island.

Speedy, cheap car rental pickup and drop-off at Christchurch Airport

Shoestring Rentals has the fastest pickup and drop-off Airport service. You get picked up in your rental car 3 mins after your call and you can be on your way 7 mins later. Dropping off at our Christchurch airport base can be anytime, with just a 4 min walk to the terminal.
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Free Airport/Hotel Pickup (Anytime)
Fastest Getaway at Christchurch Airport
Anytime Drop Off (No Charge)
Family Owned - Great Google Reviews
No Breakdown Guarantee

Our vehicles

$26

SMALL

1.3 - 1.5 LITRE
Suitable for 2 -3 People
Automatic, Air Bags
Air Conditioned, CD Player
$29

MEDIUM

1.5 - 1.8 LITRE
Suitable for 3 - 4 People
Automatic, Air Bags
Air Conditioned, CD Player
$31

LARGE

1.8 - 2.2 LITRE
Suitable for 4 - 5 People
Automatic, Air Bags
Air Conditioned, CD Player
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* Prices are based on 14 day hires outside our Peak season
We’ll keep you on the road –
that’s our Guarantee!
We are very confident in the quality of our rental cars in Christchurch, and all are constantly maintained to ensure they don’t have any problems. But in the event of a breakdown, we promise to have the problem resolved, or to provide replacement car hire within 24 hours. If we don’t, we’ll offer you a full refund!
Save money with 
part day hire options
Unlike others, Shoestring Rental Cars doesn't charge for the first 3 hours of the next day. After that, it is only a half day charge for the first 8 hours.
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3 reasons we can offer cheap car rental

  1. We offer late model rental cars that are approximately 6 years old, great brands, and fastidiously maintained by our cheerful Japanese mechanic “Mr Cede”.
  2. Our depot is 400m from the terminal so we don’t pay extra parking costs for car hire. Christchurch Airport also charges extra for companies that have kiosks in the terminal. We’ll meet you at the airport just 3 minutes after your call.
  3. Because we offer a Christchurch to Christchurch service, we don’t need multiple depots. Why pay for what you are not using?
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  • "I have used Shoestring Rentals on numerous occasions. They are always on time, professional & greet you with a warm engaging smile and make the paperwork quick & simple. I have no hesitation recommending them to everyone."

    Sir Henry van der Heyden

  • "I found Shoestring's service excellent - prompt and efficient. The cars are functional, no problems there. Meeting and drop off procedures very smooth and hassle free."

    Carol Stigley

  • "Mr. Cameron such a lovely and helpful person. All bookings were made with zero hassle. The cars that we rented are in good condition. Highly recommended!"

    Neena Anuar

Google Reviews

    5 star review  This is a family owned company that provided excellent service at a very reasonable price. Communication was excellent, overall I think we had a way better experience than we would have had with a big corporate chain. Cameron went above and beyond to help us when we made a silly mistake with the car key at 8pm, he came to our rescue within ten minutes!

    thumb Sue-Li Tasker Yeo

    5 star review  Couldn't have chosen a better car rental company! Cameron is an absolute legend and the nicest guy ever. He answered my emails personally and provided perfect instructions for meeting him and dropping the car off. Sweet car to drive, too! Will definitely only be using Shoestring Rentals from now on. Thanks Cameron!

    thumb Katie Stone

    5 star review  Great communication during booking and before meeting, honestly as good as borrowing a car from a caring good friend. Cameron shares info on helping you to have a really positive experience with his (business) car, while visiting his city. Definately will use his business again next time in Christchurch.

    thumb Julie McRitchie

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