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Cheap Car Hire in Kimberley from R232

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 Kimberley with a pick-up date of 17/7 and drop-off date of 30/9. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Kimberley car hires in 2024

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

Most popular company

BLUU

Price of petrol per litre

R22,38

Average price per day

R832

Cheapest price per day

R232

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kimberley?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Kimberley and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 12 July 2024.

January

R523

February

R631

March

R703

April

R631

May

R902

June

R757

July

R469

August

R469

September

R487

October

R451

November

R433

December

R487

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kimberley is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is May. 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.

Popular car types in Kimberley

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Kimberley and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 12 July 2024.

There are, in total, 19 car hire locations in Kimberley that are operated by 17 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: R232/day). Explore 4 car types currently offered from Kimberley hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

People carrier

People carrier

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Kimberley

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

Small cars

R477 - R668

All Car Types

R929 - R1 504

To hire a small car in Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R564/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Kimberley, South Africa (~R477/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~R668/day). In fact, November is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a small car saves you 53% 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 Kimberley small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 367/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Kimberley, South Africa (~R922/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R1 967/day). In fact, June is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a medium car is 14% 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 Kimberley medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R2 370/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Kimberley, South Africa (~R2 112/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~R2 880/day). In fact, February is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a large car is 50% 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 Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 773/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Kimberley, South Africa (~R1 391/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~R2 281/day). In fact, August is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a SUV is 34% 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 Kimberley SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R2 028/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Kimberley, South Africa (~R1 551/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~R2 434/day). In fact, May is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a van is 42% 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 Kimberley van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 309/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Kimberley, South Africa (~R1 487/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~R2 497/day). In fact, February is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a pickup truck is 10% 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 luxury car in Kimberley, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 885/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Kimberley, South Africa (~R2 083/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~R3 323/day). In fact, January is about 10% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Kimberley. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kimberley, renting a luxury car is 38% 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.

Renault KwidR232/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Volkswagen PoloR261/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Polo VivoR321/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

Tips for hiring a car in Kimberley

Browse helpful tips for hiring a car in Kimberley including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on 12 July 2024.
  • Kimberley car hire in South Africa offers several advantages over public transport. Car hire in Kimberley allows you the freedom and flexibility to explore the nearby attractions without relying on transport schedules or limited routes. For instance, the Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum are more easily accessible by car than by public transport. Additionally, venturing out to Mokala National Park or the Magersfontein Battlefield becomes more convenient, enabling you to fully immerse yourself in the natural beauty and rich history of the region.
  • Choosing car hire in Kimberley at the airport is a convenient option for exploring the region. At Kimberley Airport (KIM), car hire offices can be found in the main terminal building. Simply follow the signs or ask airport staff for directions to the car hire desks, which are located directly outside the luggage claim area. Whether you're flying into Kimberley Airport from domestic or international destinations, car hire here provides a seamless and hassle-free experience for picking up your vehicle and starting your journey.
  • When driving in Kimberley, be aware of the presence of free-roaming livestock in certain areas. It's common to encounter cattle or goats crossing the roads, especially in rural parts surrounding the city. Exercise caution and reduce your speed when approaching areas known for livestock. Additionally, some roads in Kimberley may have poorer conditions, such as some rural and outskirts areas where uneven surfaces or potholes may be present. Keep a safe distance from other vehicles to avoid any mishaps, especially during heavy rainfall or poor visibility.
  • In Kimberley, rush hour traffic can cause delays and congestion during specific times of the day. The morning rush hour typically occurs between 07:30 and 09:00 and the evening rush hour takes place from 17:00 to 18:30. During these peak periods, certain roads such as Transvaal Road, Lennox Street and Du Toitspan Road are often more affected by heavy traffic. Additionally, during the rainy season from November to February, some roads may become slippery, so exercise caution.

Top rental agencies in Kimberley

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Kimberley known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Kimberley. Reviews were last updated on 12 July 2024.
Hire a car with one of the top providers serving the Kimberley area such as Bluu, Sixt and 1First Car Rental. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Bluu

2 locations

Sixt

2 locations

1First Car Rental

1 location

Avis

1 location

Bidvest

1 location

Budget

1 location

Dollar

1 location

Europcar

1 location

Best Kimberley car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Kimberley. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Kimberley with an average daily rate of R646. Data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on hire cars in Kimberley. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Renault KwidR232/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Volkswagen PoloR261/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Polo VivoR321/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Kimberley, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 July 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in Kimberley?

    There are a few requirements when choosing car hire in Kimberley. Firstly, the minimum age is typically 18 or 21, depending on the company. However, drivers under 25 may be subject to a young driver surcharge. It's also important to have a valid driving licence, which must be at least one year old. When picking up the car, you should have a credit card in the primary driver's name for the deposit and any additional charges. If you've made an online booking, bring your confirmation details.

  • What is an easy way to get to the city centre from the airport?

    A quick route to reach the city centre from Kimberley Airport with a hired car is by taking the N8 highway. The travel time from the airport to the city centre is approximately 15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. To access the N8 from the airport, exit the airport and turn right onto Oliver Road. Continue straight until you reach the intersection with N8, then turn left onto the N8. Follow the N8 road, which will lead you directly to the city centre of Kimberley. Travel during non-peak hours to avoid any potential congestion.

  • Can I drive to other provinces or countries with a hired car from Kimberley?

    When hiring a car in Kimberley, you are generally allowed to drive to other provinces within South Africa, provided you have permission from the company. With nearby countries like Botswana or Namibia, apart from the usual car hire requirements, you'll need additional documents. This includes a letter of permission from the car hire company explicitly stating that the car may cross the border. You'll need a temporary import permit and to pay relevant fees at the borders. Check and comply with the entry requirements, such as visa regulations and road permits, as these can vary for each country.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Kimberley?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R832/day when booking a car hire in Kimberley. The absolute best deal a user found was for R454/day from Avis, booked on Jul. 7.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Kimberley?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Kimberley from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis (R232/day), Firefly (R396/day), and Europcar (R426/day).

  • What are petrol prices like in Kimberley?

    The average price of petrol in Kimberley is R22,38/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 007 and R1 454 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Kimberley for a week from Bluu?

    Bluu offers hire cars in Kimberley for about R9 892 per week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 90% to make it a great deal in Kimberley. Try to book at least 72 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

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

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

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

    The average cost of a car hire in Kimberley for a month is R42 396. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Kimberley for a weekend?

    R890 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Kimberley. To save money, consider booking a Mini car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in August, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as R1 525 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Kimberley?

    The most popular car to hire while in Kimberley is the Kia Picanto, which is a Mini vehicle.

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Small car hires in Kimberley

Find small car hire deals in Kimberley from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Kimberley cost an average of R506 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
Renault KwidR232/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Renault KwidR233/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Suzuki SwiftR309/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Swift

Van hires in Kimberley

Find people carrier hire deals in Kimberley from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Kimberley cost an average of R1 736 per day. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
In terms of van hires in Kimberley, these are some of the best options we've found at this time. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Toyota AvanzaR762/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza
Toyota AvanzaR762/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza
Toyota AvanzaR813/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza

Car hires by fuel type in Kimberley

Browse car hires by fuel type in Kimberley. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Kimberley. Deals were last updated on 12 July 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Kimberley. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (R29+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

Airport car hires in Kimberley
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