Motorhomes are picked up at depots in Auckland and Christchurch, the major arrival points for international visitors to New Zealand.
The Christchurch depot is 300m from Christchurch Airport.
We offer you a complimentary transfer between Christchurch Airport and Christchurch Depot.
International and Domestic Arrivals:
Please make your way from Domestic or International Arrivals to our Freephone located in the International Arrivals area next to the Isite, to arrange the courtesy bus to pick you up. Then simply make your way to the 'Rental Car Courtesy Pick Up' area. We are conveniently located 800 metres from Christchurch Airport at 530-544 Memorial Avenue. This service is also available from our branch to the airport when you drop off your vehicle in Christchurch.
Arrivals from Airport Hotels:
Complimentary transfers between the Airport Hotels and the Christchurch Depot are available on demand by the thl courtesy shuttle branded Maui, Britz, Mighty, United and Alpha.
Arrivals from Christchurch City Hotels:
For transfers from Downtown Christchurch Hotels, clients may use a taxi and will be reimbursed for the cost. Clients must pay the taxi driver and obtain a receipt. The cost of the taxi will then be reimbursed by United on presentation of the receipt, up to a maximum of NZ$50.00.
CHRISTCHURCH DEPOT Address:
For pickups before 12 March 2014:
530-544 Memorial Avenue,
For pickups on & after 12 March 2014:
10 De Havilland Way, Christchurch Airport,
Open 7 days a week
8.00am to 4.30pm
Closed 25 December
Vehicles must be picked up and returned by 4.00pm
Freephone: 0800 359 010
For your comfort our Christchurch Depot offers the following facilities:
- Internet facilities - e-mail only
- Tourist Information
- Tea/coffee making facilities
- Filtered drinking water
- Lounge area
- Multi-lingual staff
- Luggage storage
Hirers must be sure to return their vehicle at the end of the hire, no later than 4.00pm, in a reasonably clean condition, with a full tank of fuel, an empty toilet cassette and empty wastewater holding tank. Dumping station facilities are available for use at the depot.