Port Elizabeth

Cheap Car Hire in Port Elizabeth from R445

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Nis 25 — May 2
Driver's age: 26-65
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Per 25/4
Noon
Per 2/5
Noon

Port Elizabeth car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Port Elizabeth. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of petrol per litre

R25,56

Average price per day

R758

Cheapest price per day

R445

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Port Elizabeth?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Port Elizabeth 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 18 Nisan 2024.

January

R514

February

R648

March

R705

April

R591

May

R533

June

R533

July

R533

August

R495

September

R495

October

R514

November

R533

December

R552

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Port Elizabeth is August. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. 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 Port Elizabeth

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Port Elizabeth and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.

At R445/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Port Elizabeth in the past week. Out of 25 car hire agencies operating in Port Elizabeth, there are, in total, 43 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Full-size

Full-size

R1 038+

People carrier

People carrier

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

R1 282+

Passenger van

Passenger van

R1 478+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Port Elizabeth

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Port Elizabeth to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.

Small cars

R498 - R732

All Car Types

R947 - R1 429

To hire a small car in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R577/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R498/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~R732/day). In fact, December is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a small car saves you 51% 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 Port Elizabeth small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 364/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R1 098/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R1 735/day). In fact, October is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a medium car is 15% 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 Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R2 480/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R2 094/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R2 886/day). In fact, June is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a large car is 53% 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 Port Elizabeth large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 554/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R1 069/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R2 217/day). In fact, June is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a SUV is 25% 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 Port Elizabeth SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 912/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a van in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R1 362/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~R2 347/day). In fact, August is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a van is 39% 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 Port Elizabeth van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a pickup truck in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 838/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a pickup truck in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R1 442/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~R2 424/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a pickup truck is 37% 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 Port Elizabeth, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R2 398/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (~R1 919/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~R2 926/day). In fact, September is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Port Elizabeth. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Port Elizabeth, renting a luxury car is 52% 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.

Nissan AlmeraR445/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Almera
Nissan AlmeraR625/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Almera
Toyota Corolla QuestR747/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Top rental agencies in Port Elizabeth

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Port Elizabeth known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Port Elizabeth. Reviews were last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.
Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Port Elizabeth, including keddy by Europcar, Budget and Avis in Port Elizabeth. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

keddy by Europcar

4 locations

Budget

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

10,0

Avis

9,8
Wonderful
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

9,0

1First Car Rental

1 location

Hertz

6,0
Okay
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,0

Comfort

7,0

Overall

5,5

Pick-up/drop-off

5,0

Value

4,5

GREEN MOTION

2 locations

Europcar

4,5
Mediocre
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,0

Comfort

5,5

Overall

4,5

Pick-up/drop-off

6,0

Value

5,5

Dollar

3,6
Poor
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4,0

Comfort

2,0

Overall

4,0

Pick-up/drop-off

4,0

Value

4,0

Best Port Elizabeth car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Port Elizabeth. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Port Elizabeth with an average daily rate of R924. Data was last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to hiring a car in Port Elizabeth. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Nissan AlmeraR445/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Almera
Nissan AlmeraR625/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Almera
Toyota Corolla QuestR747/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Port Elizabeth, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Port Elizabeth?

    When choosing from a selection of car rentals in Port Elizabeth, it is necessary to have certain documents for your car hire. You would need a valid South African Driver's Licence or an international licence if you are from another country. An ID card or passport is needed for identification purposes for your car rentals in Port Elizabeth. No matter if you hire from economy car rental or passenger van rental, you will need to pay with a major credit card and use it for insurance purposes. If you are under 25 you will need to pay a youth surcharge.

  • What are the rules for driving in Port Elizabeth?

    Rental cars in Port Elizabeth are the better option for transport in South Africa as there aren’t any major public transport options. This means you will need to educate yourself on the road rules. Drive on the left side of the road, wear a seatbelt and obey the speed limit rules. The blood alcohol limit is less than 0.05g per 100ml of blood so don’t drink and drive. Car rentals in Port Elizabeth are open to everyone but you must obey the road rules. Talking on a mobile phone is prohibited unless you have a hands-free kit.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Port Elizabeth?

    Making up your mind about what type of car to hire in Port Elizabeth depends on what sort of road trip you will take. You do want to get the best deals and find good cheap car rental in Port Elizabeth so you will probably only need to hire a compact car if you choose to stay in the city. If you plan on taking any road trips around the coast you might want to consider an SUV car or a bigger car with extra space for luggage.

  • What are the best places to park in Port Elizabeth?

    Parking with your rental cars in Port Elizabeth is very easy with a large amount of street parking, car parking lots and shopping mall parking spaces. There are no metered parking bays but you might want to tip the local car guards. If you park in a shopping mall parking lot for a certain time it'ss free, and if you stay longer, you pay the extra on exit at a pay machine. Cheap car rental in Port Elizabeth is easy to come by and parking won't be an issue for you.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Port Elizabeth?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R758/day when booking a car hire in Port Elizabeth. The absolute best deal a user found was for R336/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Apr. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Port Elizabeth?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Port Elizabeth from the following companies over the past two weeks: 1First Car Rental (R625/day), GREEN MOTION (R635/day), and Thrifty (R732/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Port Elizabeth?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Europcar (10,0 rating), Avis (9,6 rating) and Dollar (3,6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Port Elizabeth.

  • What are petrol prices like in Port Elizabeth?

    The average price of petrol in Port Elizabeth is R25,56/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 150 and R1 661 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    From GREEN MOTION you can hire a car in Port Elizabeth from about R5 179 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Port Elizabeth 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 70% to make it a great deal in Port Elizabeth. Try to book at least 88 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 Port Elizabeth?

    Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Port Elizabeth check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    You can potentially save up to 67% on a month-long rental by booking with Surprise Agency. Surprise Agency is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Port Elizabeth can cost you on average R22 196 a month or R740 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

  • How much is a car hire in Port Elizabeth for a weekend?

    For a weekend car hire in Port Elizabeth, you can expect the average price to be around R1 266. Usually a Economy hire in Port Elizabeth is your cheapest weekend car hire option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car hire types. If you do opt for hiring a Economy for May, it will cost approximately R878 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Port Elizabeth?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Port Elizabeth is Mini (Class Mini Car) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car hires in Port Elizabeth

Find small car hire deals in Port Elizabeth from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Port Elizabeth cost an average of R662 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.
Renault KwidR453/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Suzuki CelerioR460/day
2
M
A/C
Suzuki Celerio
Chevrolet SparkR489/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark

Van hires in Port Elizabeth

Find people carrier hire deals in Port Elizabeth from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Port Elizabeth cost an average of R1 217 per day. Price data was last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.
Peruse some of the best options we've found for hirin a van in the Port Elizabeth area. For alternative options, come back soon as deals are refreshed frequently.
Toyota AvanzaR712/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza
Toyota AvanzaR775/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza
Toyota AvanzaR775/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza

Car hires by fuel type in Port Elizabeth

Browse car hires by fuel type in Port Elizabeth. Deals were last updated on 18 Nisan 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Port Elizabeth. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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