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Cheap Car Hire in Richards Bay from R318

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 Richards Bay with a pick-up date of 3/6 and drop-off date of 10/6. 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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Richards Bay car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Richards Bay. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 29 5월 2024.

Most popular company

1FIRSTCARRENTAL

Price of petrol per litre

R25,50

Average price per day

R1 085

Cheapest price per day

R318

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Richards Bay?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Richards Bay 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 29 5월 2024.

January

R550

February

R568

March

R678

April

R935

May

R642

June

R586

July

R550

August

R568

September

R513

October

R531

November

R513

December

R513

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Richards Bay is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Richards Bay

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Richards Bay and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 29 5월 2024.

There are 15 hire agencies servicing Richards Bay. These agencies, altogether, have 18 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Richards Bay with prices from R318 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Richards Bay:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

People carrier

People carrier

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

R2 215+

Mini

Mini

Passenger van

Passenger van

R2 386+

Pick-up truck

Pick-up truck

R1 441+

Compare available car types for rental in Richards Bay

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Richards Bay 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 5월 2024.

Small cars

R481 - R658

All Car Types

R957 - R1 651

To hire a small car in Richards Bay, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R586/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Richards Bay, South Africa (~R481/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~R658/day). In fact, October is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Richards Bay. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Richards Bay, renting a small car saves you 50% 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 Richards Bay small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Richards Bay, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 241/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Richards Bay, South Africa (~R972/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R1 554/day). In fact, May is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Richards Bay. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Richards Bay, renting a medium car is 6% 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 Richards Bay, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R2 467/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Richards Bay, South Africa (~R1 961/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~R3 506/day). In fact, August is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Richards Bay. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Richards Bay, 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.

To hire a SUV in Richards Bay, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 642/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Richards Bay, South Africa (~R1 122/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~R2 552/day). In fact, November is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Richards Bay. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Richards Bay, renting a SUV is 29% 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 Richards Bay SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Richards Bay, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R1 993/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a van in Richards Bay, South Africa (~R1 503/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~R3 331/day). In fact, April is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Richards Bay. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Richards Bay, 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 Richards Bay van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Richards Bay, South Africa, you would pay an average price of R2 573/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Richards Bay, South Africa (~R1 950/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~R3 921/day). In fact, June is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Richards Bay. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Richards Bay, renting a luxury car is 55% 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.

Chevrolet SparkR318/day
2
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A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Ford FiestaR375/day
2
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A/C
Ford Fiesta

Top rental agencies in Richards Bay

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Richards Bay known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Richards Bay. Reviews were last updated on 29 5월 2024.
Have a look at the top car hire agencies available in Richards Bay, including Avis, Firefly and Hertz. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Avis

10,0
Wonderful
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

6,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

8,0

Firefly

1 location

Hertz

10,0
Wonderful
1 review1 location

keddy by Europcar

1 location

Thrifty

1 location

Budget

1 location

1First Car Rental

2 locations

Sixt

2 locations

Best Richards Bay car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Richards Bay. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Richards Bay with an average daily rate of R1 135. Data was last updated on 29 5월 2024.
These are the best deals we've found on hire cars in Richards Bay. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Chevrolet SparkR318/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Ford FiestaR375/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta
Ford FiestaR497/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Richards Bay, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 29 5월 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Richards Bay?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R1 085/day when booking a car hire in Richards Bay. The absolute best deal a user found was for R666/day from Surprise Agency, booked on May 26.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Richards Bay?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Richards Bay from the following companies over the past two weeks: Bluu (R318/day), Firefly (R360/day), and Hertz (R850/day).

  • What are petrol prices like in Richards Bay?

    The average price of petrol in Richards Bay is R25,50/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 147 and R1 657 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    1First Car Rental offers hire cars in Richards Bay for about R9 468 per week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 87% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 65 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Richards Bay.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Richards Bay?

    Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Richards Bay however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Richards Bay can be found for about R40 578, with the average price for a rental being around R1 353 a day. Book with Surprise Agency, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 61% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Richards Bay.

  • How much is a car hire in Richards Bay for a weekend?

    R0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Richards Bay. 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 June, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as R0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Richards Bay?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Richards Bay is Economy (Volkswagen Polo) based on our Cheapflights data.

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Small car hires in Richards Bay

Find small car hire deals in Richards Bay from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Richards Bay cost an average of R534 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 5월 2024.
Chevrolet SparkR318/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Renault KwidR318/day
2
M
A/C
Renault Kwid
Chevrolet SparkR437/day
2
M
A/C
Chevrolet Spark

Van hires in Richards Bay

Find people carrier hire deals in Richards Bay from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Richards Bay cost an average of R1 242 per day. Price data was last updated on 29 5월 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van hires in Richards Bay. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van hires.
Toyota AvanzaR850/day
5
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A/C
Toyota Avanza
Toyota AvanzaR902/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza
Toyota AvanzaR943/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza

Car hires by fuel type in Richards Bay

Browse car hires by fuel type in Richards Bay. Deals were last updated on 29 5월 2024.

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

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

Airport car hires in Richards Bay
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