South Africa

Cheap Car Hire in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Jul 1 — Jul 8
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in South Africa?

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

Price

R163 - R490

Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, Polokwane is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just R163/day. Hiring a car in Polokwane is 67% cheaper than hiring one in Pretoria where the per day rate is around R490. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a car hire in are: Cape Town (R189/day), George (R230/day), and Bloemfontein (R238/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Cape Town should expect to spend around R189/day on their transportation. The most popular city to hire a car in South Africa is Cape Town.

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

January

R542

February

R654

March

R638

April

R654

May

R574

June

R510

July

R494

August

R462

September

R478

October

R510

November

R542

December

R606

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Africa is August. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. 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 South Africa

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Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in South Africa?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, 1First Car Rental (10,0 rating), Thrifty (10,0 rating) and Europcar (10,0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Africa.

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

The most popular car hire company at South Africa is 1First Car Rental. With prices on MINI starting at R197/day about 284% more people book with 1First Car Rental than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in South Africa?

At R465/day, it is 32% cheaper on average to rent a car in Germiston than any other city in South Africa. The cheapest price found in South Africa was for R245/day in Germiston.

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

Cars in South Africa are to be driven on the left side of the road.

Small Car Hire in South Africa

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