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Cheap Car Hire in Southampton from R703

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 Southampton with a pick-up date of 7/7 and drop-off date of 13/7. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
Fri 31/5
Fri 7/6

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Southampton?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Southampton 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 24 May 2024.

January

R698

February

R680

March

R827

April

R919

May

R1 140

June

R1 232

July

R1 232

August

R1 140

September

R1 103

October

R919

November

R809

December

R937

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Southampton is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is June. 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 Southampton

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Southampton and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

In Southampton, there are 42 active hire locations from 22 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Southampton in the past week - currently priced from R703/day. View deals for 3 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

R1 503+

People carrier

People carrier

R2 274+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

R2 061+

Premium

Premium

R1 633+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Southampton

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Southampton to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Small cars

R333 - R3 127

All Car Types

R333 - R3 127

To hire a small car in Southampton, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of R916/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Southampton, the United Kingdom (~R333/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~R3 127/day). In fact, January is about 64% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Southampton. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Southampton, renting a small car is 1% 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 Southampton small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Nissan AlmeraR703/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Almera
Toyota Corolla QuestR777/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest
Volkswagen PoloR1 451/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo

Top rental agencies in Southampton

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Southampton known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Southampton. Reviews were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top car hire agencies located in Southampton, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, keddy by Europcar and Alamo. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10,0
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

10,0

Pick-up/drop-off

10,0

Value

9,6

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Alamo

8,0
Very Good
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9,0

Comfort

10,0

Overall

6,0

Pick-up/drop-off

9,0

Value

6,0

Sixt

7,6
Good
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8,4

Comfort

8,0

Overall

7,6

Pick-up/drop-off

8,4

Value

6,8

Budget

7,5
Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7,5

Comfort

7,5

Overall

7,5

Pick-up/drop-off

9,5

Value

7,5

DRIVALIA

1 location

Avis

6,6
Okay
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6,6

Comfort

6,6

Overall

6,6

Pick-up/drop-off

6,6

Value

6,0

Hertz

6,2
Okay
4 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9,0

Comfort

9,0

Overall

7,0

Pick-up/drop-off

5,0

Value

5,0

Best Southampton car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Southampton. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Southampton with an average daily rate of R1 480. Data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Southampton area. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Nissan AlmeraR703/day
2
M
A/C
Nissan Almera
Toyota Corolla QuestR777/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest
Volkswagen PoloR1 451/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Southampton, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Southampton?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Enterprise Rent-A-Car (10,0 rating), Budget (9,0 rating) and Sixt (7,6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Southampton.

  • What are petrol prices like in Southampton?

    The average price of petrol in Southampton is R34,40/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 548 and R2 235 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 67%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Southampton.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Southampton?

    Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in Southampton.

  • How much is a car hire in Southampton for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Southampton are typically R0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to R0. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in June to be on average R0 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Southampton?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Toyota Aygo) in Southampton, making it the most popular option.

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Van hires in Southampton

Find people carrier hire deals in Southampton from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Southampton cost an average of R2 453 per day. Price data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van hires in Southampton. For alternative options, come back soon as deals are refreshed frequently.
Suzuki ErtigaR2 274/day
5
M
A/C
Suzuki Ertiga
Toyota AvanzaR2 436/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza
Suzuki ErtigaR2 649/day
5
M
A/C
Suzuki Ertiga

Car hires by fuel type in Southampton

Browse car hires by fuel type in Southampton. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Southampton. Deals were last updated on 24 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Southampton. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (R88+).

Electric

Electric

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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