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Christchurch Car Rental

Telephone / Freephone

+64 3 377 4558 or 0800 11 21 21


252 Lichfield St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

Operating Hours

0800hrs - 1700hrs, Mon - Sun

The Omega Car Rental Christchurch depot is located in the city centre (10km from the Christchurch International Airport), very close to the city centre hotels, backpackers, bus/train station.

If you are staying at accommodation in the Christchurch city centre, we may be able to arrange for one of our representatives to collect you and bring you to our depot to uplift your rental car. We provide this service free of charge, and pickup should be organised prior to the day of your car hire collection. Please phone (03) 377 4558 to enquire.  

Look for cheap rental cars in Christchurch and discover any Christchurch car rental deals currently offered by Omega on our Specials page.

Things to do in Christchurch

Swim with Hector's Dolphins in Akaroa

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Keytag Bonus -  $5 discount!

The Hector’s Dolphin, the smallest dolphin in the world, is only found in New Zealand waters and Akaroa is the only place that you can swim with them, making this truly a once in a lifetime experience. Read more >>>  


Visit Porters Ski Area

Porters Ski Area offers great value skiing for all the family with special group rates and runs to suit all abilities. If you are looking for exciting things to do in the South Island, take Porters new Easy Rider chairlift and get out on the slopes. Read more >>>

Skiing Adventure with Methven Heliskiing

Methven Heliski will take you to the magnificent Arrowsmiths, a mighty mountain range. Be prepared to have your breath taken away and be assured that you will find the experiences Methven Heliski offer exhilarating and heart pumping. Read more >>>

Why Omega

Snow chainsSNOW CHAINS

Snow chains may be required if you are heading to the mountain in the winter ski season.  Chains are supplied in pairs and can be fitted to your vehicle's tyres to provide maximum traction when driving through snow and ice. Please book in advance as the chains are specific to the size of the tyres on the particular vehicle you have booked.

Cost:  $25 for the full duration of your hire

Fitting your Snow Chains: The videos below show you how to fit snow chains to your vehicle. At Omega we use 2 types of chains and while you won't know which type you'll receive until you come to collect your car, taking a look at the videos below will give you a head start and they both include important tips it helps to know in advance!