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Cheap Car Hire in Europe from R139

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Europe with a pick-up date of 9/6 and drop-off date of 30/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Europe car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Europe. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Most popular company

GREEN MOTION

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

R666

Cheapest price per day

R139

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

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Europe, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Price

R108 - R500

Out of all the popular cities in Europe, Porto is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just R108/day. Hiring a car in Porto is 78% cheaper than hiring one in Frankfurt am Main where the per day rate is around R500. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Europe to get a car hire in are: Lisbon (R156/day), Rome (R206/day), and Milan (R207/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Lisbon should expect to spend around R156/day on their transportation. The most popular city to hire a car in Europe is Lisbon.

Compare available car types for rental in Europe

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Europe to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.

Small cars

R553 - R1 136

All Car Types

R720 - R1 643

To hire a small car in Europe, you would pay an average price of R766/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Europe (~R553/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~R1 136/day). In fact, February is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, renting a small car saves you 32% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Europe small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Europe, you would pay an average price of R1 136/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Europe (~R659/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~R1 925/day). In fact, March is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, renting a medium car is 2% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a large car in Europe, you would pay an average price of R2 171/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Europe (~R1 091/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~R4 181/day). In fact, April is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, renting a large car is 49% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Europe, you would pay an average price of R1 194/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Europe (~R447/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R1 821/day). In fact, February is about 63% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, renting a SUV is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a van in Europe, you would pay an average price of R2 725/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Europe (~R1 008/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R6 022/day). In fact, March is about 64% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, renting a van is 60% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Europe van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Europe, you would pay an average price of R1 706/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Europe (~R1 031/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~R3 945/day). In fact, February is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Europe. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Europe, renting a luxury car is 35% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Ford FiestaR139/day
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Volkswagen Polo VivoR155/day
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Volkswagen Polo Vivo

Best Europe car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Europe. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. Data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Ford FiestaR139/day
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Ford Fiesta
Volkswagen Polo VivoR155/day
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Volkswagen Polo Vivo
Suzuki CiazR160/day
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Suzuki Ciaz

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Europe, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Europe?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R847/day when booking a car hire in Europe. The absolute best deal a user found was for R454/day from DRIVALIA , booked on May 26.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Europe for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    GREEN MOTION offers hire cars in Europe for about R5 523 per week on average.

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

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 43% in Europe - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Europe?

    Yes, hiring a vehicle in Europe for a month is certainly possible.

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

    The average cost of a car hire in Europe for a month is R23 670. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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Small car hires in Europe

Find small car hire deals in Europe from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Europe cost an average of R321 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Renault KwidR298/day
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Renault Kwid
Chevrolet SparkR327/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Renault KwidR329/day
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A/C
Renault Kwid

Car hires by fuel type in Europe

Browse car hires by fuel type in Europe. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Europe. Deals were last updated on 29 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Europe. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (R20+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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