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