Cheap Car Hire in Africa

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Africa?

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in Africa


R189 - R552

Out of all the popular cities in Africa, Cape Town is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just R189/day. Hiring a car in Cape Town is 66% cheaper than hiring one in Walvis Bay where the per day rate is around R552. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Africa to get a car hire in are: George (R230/day), Bloemfontein (R238/day), and Port Elizabeth (R250/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Cape Town should expect to spend around R189/day on their transportation. The most popular city to hire a car in Africa is Cape Town.

What is the cheapest time to hire a car in Africa?

























Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Africa is August. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Best Africa Car Rental Deals Found

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Africa?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R567/day when booking a car hire in Africa. The absolute best deal a user found was for R321/day from First Car, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Africa?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Africa from the following companies over the past two weeks: Budget (R277/day), 1First Car Rental (R307/day), and Avis (R337/day).

How much does it cost to hire a car in Africa for a week from 1First Car Rental?

Hiring a car in Africa for a week can be a great option for travel. 1First Car Rental, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around R3 301/week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Africa for the best price?

Booking your car hire early can save you up to 18%. Aim to book your car hire at least 14 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Africa.

Can I rent a car for a month in Africa?

The length of time you can book a car hire for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Africa it should be possible to hire a car for a whole month if needed.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Africa for a month?

Typically, a monthly car hire in Africa can be found for R14 145. You can find car hire deals to be on average R472 a day.

Small Car Hire in Africa

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