Cape Town

Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
22 Apr — 29 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Cape Town, South Africa
Mon 22-4
Noon
Mon 29-4
Noon

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cape Town?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cape Town 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 15 April 2024.

January

HK$203

February

HK$250

March

HK$250

April

HK$234

May

HK$203

June

HK$195

July

HK$203

August

HK$203

September

HK$195

October

HK$195

November

HK$195

December

HK$219

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cape Town is June. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Cape Town

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Cape Town to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 15 April 2024.

Small cars

HK$197 - HK$416

All Car Types

HK$225 - HK$529

To hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of HK$227/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~HK$197/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~HK$416/day). In fact, November is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a small car saves you 19% 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.

Top rental agencies in Cape Town

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Cape Town known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Cape Town. Reviews were last updated on 15 April 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Cape Town, including Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Hertz

7.4
Good
52 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.4

keddy by Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

Firefly

7 locations

1First Car Rental

10.0
Wonderful
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Tempest Car Hire

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.4
Wonderful
26 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

9.4

Budget

8.2
Very Good
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7

Sixt

5.7
Fair
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.3

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cape Town, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 15 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Cape Town?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, 1First Car Rental (10.0 rating), Alamo (10.0 rating) and keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cape Town.

  • What are petrol prices like in Cape Town?

    The average price of petrol in Cape Town is HK$10.42/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$469 and HK$677 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Cape Town for a week from Woodford?

    Hiring a car in Cape Town for a week can be a great option for travel. Woodford, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around HK$3,969/week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 35% on a hire car in Cape Town. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Cape Town?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Cape Town it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

  • What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Full-size (Toyota Fortuner) in Cape Town, making it the most popular option.

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