Christchurch Airport Car Hire
First opening in 1935, Christchurch became New Zealand's first international airport in 1950. Like many smaller airports, Christchurch is continually adding more flights. In December 2017, Cathay Pacific will be adding flights from Hong Kong to Christchurch, connecting the two cities for the first time in terms of flight. Christchurch already has flights to Australia, Singapore, Dubai, China and Fiji. It also serves as a major hub for domestic links.
Where are the car hire desks at Christchurch Airport?
The car hire desks are all located within the International Arrivals Hall at Christchurch Airport. Follow the signs after you collect your baggage. Please remember to have all your paperwork with you including your car hire voucher.
Where can I collect/drop off the car ar Christchurch Airport?
A shuttle bus is available to take you to your vehicle. The information provided by your car hire company will provide you with details about the collection of your vehicle. Shuttle buses run from outside the International Arrivals Hall next to the taxi rank (exit through door 7).
Christchurch Airport Top Tips
There are plenty of shops in the airport or in close proximity including a supermarket should you need to stock up on your way to a holiday home.
There are ATMs at Christchurch Airport. You can also order currency for collection at the currency exchange office in the terminal.
30 Durey Rd
30 Durey Rd
Christchurch International Airport
155 Orchard Road