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Christchurch Tour Ideas

Private Tour: 8-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown

Private Tour: 8-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown
Duration:
8 days
From:
USD 2747.15
See the best of New Zealand's stunning South Island on this unforgettable 8-day tour! Traveling by private luxury vehicle you'll visit all the highlights of this amazing destination on an counter-clockwise route from Christchurch. Explore Arthur's Pass, see West Coast rainforests from Franz Josef Glacier, and visit Mount Cook and Queenstown. Customize your tour to your preference with a range of optional activities (own expense) including helicopter rides, mountain walks, bungee jumps and more! <br><br>With a round-trip transfer from Christchurch Airport or your local hotel plus seven nights of accommodation included, this adventure-laden tour enables you to see the South Island with ease.

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Jet Boat Day Trip from Christchurch

Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Jet Boat Day Trip from Christchurch
Duration:
8 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 211.66
Discover the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs on this full-day trip from Christchurch. Relax and rejuvenate in the hot thermal pools, ride a jet boat through Waiau Gorge and enjoy a cafe lunch in Hamner Springs.

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Christchurch Airport (CHC) Car Rental


Welcome to the car rental Christchurch Airport information page with information on Christchurch Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Christchurch driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Christchurch Airport car rental options and search for the best available Christchurch car rental rates in the search box below.


Christchurch Airport Car Rental Advice & Driving Tips




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Christchurch Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

All Christchurch Airport car hire offices are located within the airport building.  This also includes some of the more popular Christchurch Airport car rental backpacker companies.


Christchurch Airport Car Rental Companies

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty, Backpacker Campervans Britz Campervans Explore More Rentals Maui Rentals ... plus several more local companies


Christchurch Driving Information


 
Driving is on the left side of the road.


 
Christchurch Airport rental cars may be either automatic OR manual transmission. Make sure to verify when booking if you are not comfortable with a manual transmission.


 
Your local drivers' licence is required.


An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).


 
Christchurch Driving Stress Level: 3/10

Driving in and around Christchurch is fairly easy going and does not present any major concerns.


Be aware of the 'right-hand' rule that requires drivers to give way or yield to turning traffic on their right when they are making a turn. This rule is exclusive to New Zealand and will be explained by the rental agent. This rule is currently under review, so please make sure to ask when you pick up your car.


 


Christchurch Airport Car Rental Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends a Christchurch Airport car rental.

A rental car enables you to conveniently get out and explore the South Island using Christchurch as a base.



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Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016