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South Africa car hire prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in South Africa
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R139 - R470

Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, Polokwane is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just R139/day. Renting a car in Polokwane is 72% cheaper than renting one in Upington where the per day rate is around R470. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a car hire in are: Cape Town (R154/day), Bloemfontein (R166/day), and George (R197/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Durban should expect to spend around R236/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in South Africa is Durban.

More popular car hire locations in South Africa

If you are looking to visit South Africa, consider hiring a car in these popular cities

Most popular car hire types in South Africa

Check out the top car hire types in South Africa and see if any fit your needs

Mini Cars

214% more deals

Prices from:

R196/day in select areas

Mini Cars

Economy Cars

173% more deals

Prices from:

R291/day in select areas

Economy Cars

4z4

-21% more deals

Prices from:

R571/day in select areas

4z4

Car Rental FAQs

What is the most popular car hire provider in South Africa?

When hiring a car in South Africa, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Bidvest, and with prices around R194/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Bidvest is MINI, which starts as low as R134/day.

What is the cheapest city to find a car hire in South Africa?

At R169/day, it is 51% cheaper on average to rent a car in Cape Town than any other city in South Africa. The cheapest price found in South Africa was for R156/day in Cape Town.

Which side of the road do you drive on in South Africa?

Cars travel on the left side of the road in South Africa.

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