Christchurch Airport Car Rental

Ace Rental Cars, 166 Orchard Road, Harewood, Christchurch New Zealand
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Free Phone
0800 502 277
Office Hours
Open 7 days a week, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Closed Christmas Day)

Christchurch Airport Location Information

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Book your Christchurch Airport car rental and save today and on affordable cheap car rentals in Christchurch for your family or group adventure, with unlimited kms and 24/7 assistance, we are a short 5 minute drive from Christchurch Airport and offer a free shuttle service for collection and drop off. Don't delay book a Ace Rental Cars Christchurch car rental today.

Returning Your Christchurch Rental Car 

Remember to re-fuel to agreed level when returning your vehicle to our Christchurch Airport branch. Shuttle service to Christchurch Airport domestic and Christchurch Airport international terminals from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. DEPARTING FLIGHTS Allow an additional 30 minutes prior to flight check-in time for vehicle return & transfer to terminal.

Christchurch Car Rental After Hours Returns

If returning your vehicle outside of business hours simply park outside our Christchurch Airport branch, lock the car and place keys in drop box on the far left side of the front entrance in the corner. Please note that our courtesy shuttles are not available outside of business hours and you will need to make your own way from the Christchurch Airport branch. IMPORTANT Leaving the car in the Airport Carpark will cost $60 in addition to all hourly parking charges incurred.

Are You Late For Your Pick-up?

Running late? Call us at 0800 502 277 (+64 3 360 3270) and we do our best to accommodate. Arrived and our Christchurch Airport branch is closed? If you haven't made prior arrangements for an after-hours collection you will need to pick-up following day. Please contact our Christchurch Airport branch between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to arrange an alternative pick-up time.

Christchurch Airport Shuttle Information

Shuttle pick-up and drop-off service to our Christchurch Airport branch for customers from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. The shuttle operates to Christchurch airport domestic & international terminals and Christchurch airport accommodation, please call 0800 502 277 (+64 3 360 3270) to make arrangements if you would like to be collected from an accommodation.

Vehicle Rental Collection at Christchurch International and Domestic Airport

CUSTOMERS ARRIVING AT CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT Call 0800 502 277 (+64 3 360 3270) to arrange a pickup to by a Ace Rental Cars shuttle to collect their rental car, after collecting your luggage exit the terminal and make your way to door 2, near the regional arrivals/departures lounge where the shuttle will pick you up.

Click here to view our Christchurch International/Domestic Airport Quick Guide

After Hours Pick-ups & Returns 

We are able to offer you an afterhours collection from our Christchurch Airport branch. The fee for this service is $30.00. You will need to forward your details for the contract, including your address, telephone number and drivers license details (we need to sight a copy of all drivers licenses) for each driver. You can send these to us either by scanning the licenses and emailing it to us at or by faxing it to us on +64 3 360 3271. We will also need to confirm your Credit Card details with you by phone on +64 3 360 3270.

Full details on how to collect your vehicle will be emailed to you closer to your pick up date.

You are able to make your reservation online by entering your pick up time as 19:00 and then forwarding your flight details to the Christchurch branch along with the above-required information. 

Why should you choose Ace Rental Cars...



Ace Rental Cars offers a pick-up and drop-off service to our branches for customers who are collecting or returning there car rental, Our shuttle operates to airport domestic & airport international terminals.
Unlimited KMs

Unlimited KMs

Every car rental hired from Ace Rental Cars includes unlimited KMs, so renting a car rental with Ace will make mileage limits a thing of the past! So never worry about the distance you have travelled, just enjoy the journey in one of our rental cars


When renting a car rental with Ace Rental Cars we are always around to help, with 24/7 mechanical assistance regardless of where you find yourself.
Branch Locations

Branch Locations

We have rental car locations all over New Zealand and Australia so no matter where you plan to pick up or drop off your rental car we will be able to accommodate your needs, our locations are all open 7 days a week and with arrangement may offer after-hours Rental car pickups and drop-offs

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Car Rental Extras available from this Branch

Remove the stress and enjoy your trip by adding one of our extras to your rental.

  • GPS
  • Baby Seats - Capped at 5 Days
  • Booster Seats - Capped at 5 Days
  • Ski Racks
  • Snow Chains

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The Qualmark helps you to identify top-rated companies in their industries and allows you to have full confidence and trust that the company you are dealing with is at the highest level of quality and service.

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 Ace Rental Cars Branch Locations

We have rental car locations all over New Zealand and Australia so no matter where you plan to pick up your car rental or drop off your rental car we will be able to accommodate your needs, our locations are all open 7 days a week and with arrangement offer after-hours Rental car pickups and drop-offs. 

New Zealand - Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Christchurch Airport, Wellington AirportPicton Interislander Ferry Terminal, Queenstown Airport and Dunedin Airport

Australia - Adelaide Airport, Brisbane Airport, Cairns Airport, Cairns CBD, Gold Coast Airport, Melbourne Airport, Sydney Airport and Perth Airport


Travelling between Picton and Christchurch?

Before travelling between Picton and Christchurch, check which of the two main routes is available and would be the best option for you. 

View the two below links for travel routes and details around what to expect while travelling.


Christchurch Road trips and Travel Guides 

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Off the beaten path: Christchurch to Queenstown

New Zealand cities are beautiful with Christchurch and Queesntown being at the top of the list, we encourage you to hire a rental car and explore the countryside as well, where near-endless fun is waiting for you. Find out more

A quick guide to: Christchurch

From action sports to calm sightseeing, there is potential for a road trip of any shape and size here in Christchurch, ‘The Garden City’. Find out more

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