Johannesburg

Cheap Car Hire in Johannesburg from HK$113

Johannesburg, South Africa
5 Mar — 12 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Johannesburg. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Most popular company

FIREFLY

Price of petrol per litre

HK$9.47

Average price per day

HK$182

Cheapest price per day

HK$113

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Johannesburg 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 27 February 2024.

January

HK$211

February

HK$234

March

HK$226

April

HK$226

May

HK$203

June

HK$203

July

HK$226

August

HK$226

September

HK$211

October

HK$211

November

HK$203

December

HK$211

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Johannesburg is May. 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 Johannesburg

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Johannesburg and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

At HK$151/day, medium car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Johannesburg in the past week. Out of 22 car hire agencies operating in Johannesburg, there are, in total, 86 hire locations. View below for 3 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

HK$131+

Compact

Compact

HK$169+

Intermediate

Intermediate

HK$151+

People carrier

People carrier

HK$288+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

HK$695+

Mini

Mini

HK$121+

Passenger van

Passenger van

HK$338+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

HK$161+

Compare available car types for rental in Johannesburg

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Johannesburg to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 27 February 2024.

Small cars

HK$146 - HK$234

All Car Types

HK$146 - HK$449

To hire a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of HK$106/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~HK$146/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~HK$234/day). In fact, January is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a small car saves you 40% 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 Johannesburg

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Johannesburg known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Johannesburg. Reviews were last updated on 27 February 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Johannesburg, including keddy by Europcar, 1First Car Rental and Budget. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

keddy by Europcar

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

1First Car Rental

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.3
Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.7

Europcar

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.1

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

6.6

Avis

6.8
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8

Sixt

6.3
Okay
2 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

5.6

Hertz

5.9
Fair
21 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.3

Overall

5.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

6.0

Dollar

1 location

Best Johannesburg car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Johannesburg. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Johannesburg with an average daily rate of HK$232. Data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Johannesburg we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Toyota CamryHK$151/day
5
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A/C
Toyota Camry
Hyundai i20HK$169/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i20
Toyota CamryHK$204/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Camry

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Johannesburg, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 27 February 2024.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Johannesburg?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under HK$182/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for HK$154/day from Firefly, booked on Dec. 10.

What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Johannesburg?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Johannesburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: Firefly (HK$131/day), Tempest Car Hire (HK$135/day), and Bluu (HK$151/day).

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Johannesburg?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Woodford (10.0 rating), Budget (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

What are petrol prices like in Johannesburg?

The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is HK$9.47/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between HK$426 and HK$615 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Johannesburg for a week from Firefly?

Firefly offers hire cars in Johannesburg for about HK$1,276 per week on average.

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

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 39% on your car hire. For a below average price in Johannesburg, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Johannesburg check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Johannesburg for a month?

Our recent data shows that Firefly can potentially be 14% below the average car hire price in Johannesburg. Check prices and availability for Firefly and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Johannesburg is on average HK$5,466 a month or HK$182 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Johannesburg car hire.

How much is a car hire in Johannesburg for a weekend?

It costs HK$0 for a weekend car hire in Johannesburg, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Johannesburg in March, prices are HK$0 per day on average.

What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Class Mini Car) in Johannesburg, making it the most popular option.

Small car rentals in Johannesburg

Find small car rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Johannesburg cost an average of HK$202 per day. Price data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
Mini CountrymanHK$113/day
2
M
A/C
Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$115/day
2
M
A/C
Mini Countryman
Mini CountrymanHK$115/day
2
M
A/C
Mini Countryman

Luxury car rentals in Johannesburg

Find luxury car rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car hires in Johannesburg cost an average of HK$544 per day. Price data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Johannesburg. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$537/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Mercedes-Benz E-ClassHK$552/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Van rentals in Johannesburg

Find van rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van hires in Johannesburg cost an average of HK$397 per day. Price data was last updated on 27 February 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Johannesburg. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Toyota NoahHK$288/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$289/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Noah
Toyota NoahHK$298/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Noah

Car rentals by fuel type in Johannesburg

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Johannesburg. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Johannesburg. Deals were last updated on 27 February 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Johannesburg. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (HK$53+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

HK$53+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

HK$76+

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