Christchurch Airport Pick Up Information:

Our Christchurch Airport branch is located only minutes away from the airport’s terminal building. A complimentary shuttle runs from 0700 until 1830 only with a collection and returns service from the airport’s terminal building.

Once you have arrived at the airport and collected your luggage please call us on freephone +64 3 666 0026. Alternatively, locate the rental car phone board and dial 16 on the free phone to reach us.

For delayed flights, we will still try our best to reserve your car for collection on the next day. Please let us know by calling our customer service hotline.

International Flights

When leaving the International arrival area turn right and follow the signs for check-in, go past all check-in areas and head out of door 2 (all doors are clearly numbered).

Domestic Flights

If you’re arriving on the ground floor, you will need to walk straight out of the arrival gate and look for door 1 or 2 on your right.

If you’re arriving on the first floor with luggage you will need to exit the arrival gate then follow the signs for Check-in after collecting your luggage, go past all check-in areas and head out of door 2.

If you’re arriving on the first floor with hand luggage you will need to turn left down the escalators then right at the bottom following the signs for check-in, go past all check-in areas and head out of door 2.

Look for the Aerodrive branded shuttle van.

Our friendly staff will drive you to our nearby office and provide you with copies of the rental contract and receipts. They will also advise you of the return procedures for the location you are returning to at the completion of your contract.

After-hours returns:


An after-hours key drop box is available for all Christchurch Airport returns. So no matter what the time of day or night, you can return your hire car in time for your return flight home.

Christchurch Car Rental Information:

With a convenient location only minutes away from the terminal building and a few minutes away from New Zealand’s main highway, you can be on your way in no time and discover the wild beauty of New Zealand’s South Island.

If arriving from a long-haul flight or late at night, we encourage you to rest and stay overnight before driving a long distance. There are many airport hotels available.

We are proud to offer you a wide range of brand new vehicles at our Christchurch Airport location. Our mission is to provide you with the best vehicle, with the friendliest service at the best price. We have everything from our Toyota Yaris – the perfect little hatch for a romantic weekend, SUV’s and 4WD to hit the kiwi roads in style to large minivans perfect for sports groups or large families. We’ve got all your needs covered!

If you require a little help with directions, please don’t hesitate to ask our friendly staff for help. We’ve got some great satellite navigation devices available for rent, as well as WiFi units with unlimited data to get you to your destination without hassle.

We’ve also got some baby and booster seats for your little ones – all available for hire. We recommend you to pre-book all extras to make sure you don’t miss out at peak times.

You can either book online using our seamless online booking system, call or email us.

So, what are you waiting for? Jump on one of our great vehicles and hit the road in style!