$1 South Island Relocation | Budget New Zealand Car Rental

Live large and pay little!

The south island summer awaits

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Explore the great outdoors of the Mackenzie District and take in the beauty of Lake Tekapo. 

The best time to visit is now, so get on the road this summer and take a journey through the heart of the South Island for only $1 a day*

On select dates simply book either a C (compact hatch) or a P (intermediate SUV) vehicle group for 48 hours or less from Queenstown Airport returning to Christchurch Airport or city (150 Kilmore Street or 26A Sheffield Street) and we’ll provide you with 900kms to make your way across the South Island.

  • Offer is subject to availability and may only be booked by reserving a group C (compact hatch) or group P (intermediate SUV) vehicle category only.
  • Vehicle category is not guaranteed and will be based upon availability at the time of collection, renter could also receive an L (compact hybrid), G (compact SUV), D (intermediate sedan), K (intermediate sedan hybrid), E (full size sedan), H (full size elite), P (intermediate SUV), W (full size SUV) or V (8 seater people mover).
  • A maximum rental period of 48 hours applies, rentals returned outside of 48 hours will revert to the standard daily rate for the dates rented.
  • Blackout dates apply from 20 December 2018 through to 6 January 2019.
  • Vehicle may only be collected from Queenstown Airport (ZQN), but may be returned to Christchurch Airport (CHC) or Christchurch Downtown/Harewood (150 Kilmore Street or 26A Sheffield Crescent).
  • A 900 kilometre cap per rental applies, additional mileage will be charged at $0.25+GST per kilometre for additional kilometres travelled.
  • Offer includes one free tank of fuel.
  • Offer not available on corporate, travel industry, net and non-discountable rates.
  • May not be used in conjunction with any other promotional, coupon or discounted offer.
  • Offer is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Budget standard age, credit and driver requirements apply.
  • An advance reservation is required.
  • Standard Budget Rental Terms and Conditions apply.
  • For further details, please contact Budget Rent a Car on 0800 283 438.