Under 25 Car Rental at Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand

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Under 25 car rental in Christchurch Airport [CHC]

Are you planning to take a trip to CHC Airport, New-zealand? Then, most likely, you will need to rent a car to drive across its spectacular terrain. That will not be a problem, as you can find many rental car offices of the most world-known suppliers and local vendors in Christchurch - Airport. Most of these companies provide cheap car rentals for under 25 drivers. The minimum age to rent a car in Christchurch is 21 years old, but there is the surcharge policy applied to all renters under the age of 25. To make a more educated decision before booking a car for under 25 driver, compare not only the renal car prices in Christchurch CHC Airport, but also the under 25 car rental fee of different companies.

The Young Driver Surcharge is not usually included in the car rental price on our website. You will have to pay it at the rental desk before picking up your rental vehicle.

Under 25 rental cars in Christchurch Airport [CHC] and other relevant cars

Mazda Demio

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Mazda Demio

$10.26 /day

Toyota Yaris

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Toyota Yaris
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$11.73 /day

BMW i3

Economy

5x
2x
Rent BMW i3
  • Free additional driver

$46.95 /day

Hyundai i20

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Hyundai i20
  • Free additional driver

$80.72 /day

Toyota Corolla

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Toyota Corolla
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$10.86 /day

Toyota Corolla Wagon

Estate

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Corolla Wagon
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$11.30 /day

Holden Cruze

Standard

5x
4x
Rent Holden Cruze
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$77.86 /day

Nissan Pulsar

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Nissan Pulsar
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$82.92 /day

Nissan Tiida

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Nissan Tiida
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$11.04 /day

Holden Barina

Compact

5x
2x
Rent Holden Barina

$16.87 /day

Volkswagen Golf

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Volkswagen Golf
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$39.54 /day

Toyota C-HR

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Toyota C-HR
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$95.49 /day

Toyota Camry

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Camry
  • Free additional driver

$14.26 /day

Ford Falcon

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Ford Falcon
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$31.84 /day

Toyota Camry Hybrid

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Camry Hybrid
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$75.44 /day

Ford Taurus

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Ford Taurus

$94.04 /day

Toyota Echo

Mini

4x
2x
Rent Toyota Echo
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$15.29 /day

Toyota Previa

Minivan

8x
3x
Rent Toyota Previa
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$17.25 /day

Toyota Hiace

Minivan

10x
4x
Rent Toyota Hiace
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$43.12 /day

Toyota Minibus

Minivan

10x
4x
Rent Toyota Minibus
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$87.01 /day

Toyota Estima

7 seat carrier

7x
4x
Rent Toyota Estima

$106.27 /day

Toyota Rav4

SUV

2x
0x
Rent Toyota Rav4
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$18.84 /day

Holden Equinox

SUV

5x
5x
Rent Holden Equinox
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$20.89 /day

Audi Q7

SUV

5x
6x
Rent Audi Q7
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$171.54 /day

Mitsubishi Pajero

SUV

5x
6x
Rent Mitsubishi Pajero
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$252.81 /day

Mercedes C Class

Premium

5x
4x
Rent Mercedes C Class
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$48.24 /day

Ford Mustang

Luxury

5x
3x
Rent Ford Mustang
  • Free additional driver

$147.67 /day

Volvo C70 Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Volvo C70 Convertible
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$51.55 /day

Mazda MX-5

Convertible

2x
2x
Rent Mazda MX-5
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$67.31 /day

Under 25 rental cars in Christchurch - Downtown and other relevant cars 8.49 km / 5.28 mi

If you are traveling on a tight budget, have a look at the costs of rental cars and Young Driver Fees in airports and downtown locations near Christchurch - Airport. Compare them with the amount of money you will spend on car rental for under 25 in Christchurch. Don’t forget to add the costs of the transport from Christchurch CHC Airport to your selected pick-up location.

Toyota Echo

Mini

4x
2x
Rent Toyota Echo
  • Mileage: Unlimited

$20.50 /day

Hyundai Getz

Economy

5x
2x
Rent Hyundai Getz
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$21.34 /day

Hyundai Elantra

Intermediate

5x
4x
Rent Hyundai Elantra
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$28.93 /day

Subaru Legacy Estate

Estate

5x
5x
Rent Subaru Legacy Estate
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$39.03 /day

Ford Falcon

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Ford Falcon
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$33.14 /day

Toyota Camry

Fullsize

5x
5x
Rent Toyota Camry
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$81.03 /day

Hyundai Tucson

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Hyundai Tucson
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$43.24 /day

Toyota Prado

SUV

5x
6x
Rent Toyota Prado
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$54.20 /day

Holden Trax

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Holden Trax
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver

$73.86 /day

Mitsubishi Outlander

SUV

5x
3x
Rent Mitsubishi Outlander

$119.98 /day

Toyota Previa

7 seat carrier

7x
4x
Rent Toyota Previa

$50.83 /day

Toyota Minibus

Minivan

10x
4x
Rent Toyota Minibus
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$92.95 /day

Volvo C70 Convertible

Convertible

4x
2x
Rent Volvo C70 Convertible
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$64.31 /day

Mazda MX-5

Convertible

2x
2x
Rent Mazda MX-5
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$84.52 /day

Toyota Corolla

Compact

5x
3x
Rent Toyota Corolla
  • Mileage: Unlimited
  • Free additional driver
  • Collision Damage Waiver

$70.75 /day

What car rental companies rent to under 25 in Christchurch - Airport?

In Christchurch, the following car rental companies allow to rent a car under age 25: ABELL, Thrifty, Ezi, Dollar, Aerodrive, AVIS, Scotties, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Lucky Rentals.

The best rated under 25 car rental suppliers are presented in the table below.

Map of under 25 car rental locations near CHC Airport, New-zealand

Couldn’t find a cheap rental car under 25 in Christchurch - Airport? Compare car rental deals for young drivers in Christchurch with offers in other nearest locations. Remember that when renting a car in Christchurch CHC Airport, along with your daily rental cost, you have to pay an extra fee if you are under 25 years of age. The compulsory Young Driver Fee is a daily charge that covers the extra risk of accidents young drivers might get into. This additional cost can significantly erase the total cost of the rental. As a result, rental car can be approximately 10-20% more expensive for travelers aged 24 and younger.

FAQ about under 25 car rentals in Christchurch - Airport

How to get a rental car under 25 in Christchurch CHC Airport?

To rent a car in CHC Airport, New-zealand if you are 24 years old or younger, you have to select your desired pick-up and return locations, dates and times of your pick-up and drop-off and start your search. Before making your booking make sure you indicate your age and residency country correctly and proceed to reserve your vehicle.

To collect your under 25 rental car in Christchurch - Airport successfully, you have to provide:

  • a printed voucher of your booking on Rental24H.com;
  • a full licence held for a minimum of 1 years (sometimes 2 years) with no major endorsements;
  • an International Driver’s Permit if required;
  • a valid photo ID (passport or national ID);
  • a debit or credit card in the name of the main driver to pre-authorise/charge a deposit (Excess fee amount).

If you do not follow any of these requirements, you may be rejected to pick-up your car and get your money back. Learner permits or photocopies are not accepted. In addition, the use of debit cards can be limited by some of the rental agencies.

Which car rental company is the cheapest for under 25 in Christchurch?

The cheapest under 25 rental vehicle in Christchurch CHC Airport is provided by MODE RENTALS. It is economy class Mazda Demio or similar for $10.26 per day.

You will also have to pay Under Age 25 Surcharge before collecting your car at the rental desk. With mode rentals in CHC Airport, New-zealand, it may cost you additional $25.00 per day. Please, check this information attentively in rental conditions before making a booking.

Which car rental company is the best for under 25 in Christchurch - Airport?

Among car rental companies that rent to under 25 drivers in Christchurch, the best rated supplier is ABELL. Our customers rated it with an average score of 9.2 on a scale from 1 to 10. This rating is based on 100+ ABELL car rental reviews in Christchurch CHC Airport.

How much is under 25 car rental fee in CHC Airport, New-zealand?

Renting a car for an underage driver means additional expenses. So how much is an additional rental car fee for under 25 drivers? Here is a list of companies that rent to under 25 and approximate daily Young Driver Fees. On average, car suppliers charge $35 USD per day in Christchurch - Airport. The table below will help you to find car rental with the lowest under 25 fee in Christchurch.

Underage fee from different rent a car companies in Christchurch CHC Airport

Vendor Standard car rental age Young driver age Under 25 car rental fee
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $20.54
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $17.86
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 18 to 20 years $14.29
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 80 years 21 to 24 years $12.32
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $8.22
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 26 to 99 years 21 to 25 years $25.00
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 18 to 99 years
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years $12.32
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 21 to 23 years $10.72
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 18 to 75 years
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 21 to 70 years
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 75 years 21 to 24 years $10.72
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 21 to 99 years 20 to 20 years $4.11
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 21 to 99 years 18 to 20 years $3.57
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 21 to 99 years
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 21 to 24 years Included tax
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 18 to 99 years
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 18 to 99 years
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 25 to 99 years 19 to 24 years $10.72
Christchurch Airport [CHC], New Zealand 18 to 99 years

Customers who fall outside the standard rental age will not be able to rent a car unless they pay young or senior driver fee. Please note that this fee will be payable on arrival at the rental desk in the local currency.

Which car rental company has the cheapest under 25 charge in CHC Airport, New-zealand?

Among car rental companies under 25 in Christchurch - Airport, the cheapest young driver fee is offered by Avis. They charge extra $20.54 per day if you are from 21- to 24-year-old driver.

What car rental places rent to under 25 in Christchurch?

There are under 25 providers that are located in Christchurch CHC Airport and off-airport companies, which offer free shuttle bus rides to their offices. On-site under 25 car rental companies with CHC Airport, New-zealand terminal pick-up are Thrifty, Dollar, National.

Under 25 car rental agencies with off-airport locations are Alamo, Budget, Europcar, Hertz. These companies provide free shuttle bus or pick-up services from Christchurch - Airport to their off-site offices.

If you could find your preferred under 25 rental car deal in Christchurch, compare underage offers in nearby airport and downtown locations situated at short distances from Christchurch CHC Airport.

Nearby downtown car rental locations

How to waive under 25 car rental fee in CHC Airport, New-zealand?

Renting a car in Christchurch - Airport for under 25 driver is not going to be low-cost. Drivers from 21 to 24 are obliged to pay an extra fee. However, there are some exceptions. Let’s find out how you can avoid under 25 car rental fee in Christchurch:

  • You can get your car rental under 25 no fee from most agencies if you are governmental or military personnel and traveling on official business. In this case, they may provide you with special government or military rates.
  • You can save at Hertz (up to $25 USD per day) with AAA discounts. The AAA (American Automobile Association) has collaborated with Hertz and offers a big number of benefits to its members including AAA car rental under 25. With this membership, any licensed driver between the ages of 18-24 avoids Young Driver Fee when rents a vehicle from Hertz.
  • Under 25 aged drivers can benefit with USAA insurance program. The USAA under 25 car rental fee waivers at Avis, Budget, and Hertz for USAA members starts at age 18, while the USAA car rental under 25 fee waiver at Enterprise starts at the age of 21.

Which car rental company does not charge for under 25 in Christchurch CHC Airport?

Rent a car companies that do not charge for under 25 in CHC Airport, New-zealand include Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise if you have the USAA membership. As AAA membership, you can also avoid under 25 fee from Hertz.

Why young drivers of 21-24 years of age are overcharged in Christchurch - Airport?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, young drivers under the age of 25 are considered to be high-risk drivers. Statistically, they are by 25% more often involved in car accidents than adults over 25 years old. For this reason, rental companies claim additional charge (Young Driver Surcharge) to cover expenses of potential damage.

How to get a cheap rental car under 25 in Christchurch?

Don’t forget to learn our tips to save money on under 25 car rental before making a reservation in Christchurch CHC Airport:

  1. Make your booking in advance;
  2. Keep tracking the changes of under 25 rental car prices after reservation. The prices may fall, and you have a free cancelation;
  3. Try to pick up and drop off your rental vehicle at the same time to rent for a full day;
  4. Collect and return your car in CHC Airport, New-zealand to avoid one-way fee;
  5. Compare not only daily rental car prices, but also the amount of Young Driver Fees;
  6. Select under 25 car rental deals with unlimited mileage or make sure you will adhere to vendor’s Mileage policy to avoid additional fees;
  7. Take your own GPS device from home to waive any payments for optional extras
  8. Elude extra payments for rental car additional driver under 25 in Christchurch - Airport;
  9. Avoid being charged for missing fuel on your return. Choose “pick up and return full” fuel policy and return your rental car with the same amount of gas as you picked it up with. Rent a car agencies charge far higher fuel prices than the local gas stations.
  10. Travel around the country you rented a car in. Try not to cross the borders of the neighboring countries or pay special attention to the travel restrictions of your selected under 25 car rental company to avoid cross-border fee.