Auckland to Christchurch

NZ's online relocation service that offers free use of rental cars and campervans

About the journey

The 600 mile trip from Auckland to Christchurch takes around 15 hours to complete, and involves crossing from the North Island to the South Island. This means taking a ferry across the Cook Strait. This crossing from Wellington to Picton has been called one of the most beautiful in the world, offers travellers spectacular views of the Kaikoura Ranges and Oteranga Bay. Travellers taking this route have the chance to visit many exciting stop offs, such as the twelve kilometre long Franz Josef Glacier, or the city of Rotorua, where geothermal activity causes steam to rise up along the roadside and out of the surrounding hills. Travellers will also have the chance to visit Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand.

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About relocations

Transfercar's relocations are free to drive rental cars and campervans that need to be moved between specific locations and are available between set dates. Often vehicles will come with free petrol, insurance and extras such as ferry crossings with many offering additional days that can be purchased at a discounted rate. If you are interested in relocating a free car or campervan, check out our video on how to book a vehicle and go ahead and request one today!

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