South Africa

Cheap Car Rentals in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa
16 Dec — 23 Dec
Same drop-off
Cape Town, South Africa
Fri 16-12
Noon
Fri 23-12
Noon
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South Africa car rental prices in popular cities

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

Price

HK$91 - HK$1,552

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

January

HK$241

February

HK$303

March

HK$303

April

HK$311

May

HK$264

June

HK$264

July

HK$272

August

HK$272

September

HK$264

October

HK$249

November

HK$241

December

HK$303

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Africa is November. 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 hire in South Africa

Small cars

HK$143 - HK$342

All Car Types

HK$209 - HK$1,322

To hire a Small car in South Africa, you would pay an average price of HK$188/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in South Africa (~HK$143/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~HK$342/day). In fact, September is about 25% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for South Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Africa, hiring a Small car saves you 48% 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.

To hire a SUV car in South Africa, you would pay an average price of HK$345/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in South Africa (~HK$245/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~HK$1,322/day). In fact, July is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for South Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in South Africa, hiring a SUV car saves you 5% 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.

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), Budget (9.8 rating) and Woodford (8.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Africa.

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

With an average price of HK$360/day, 1First Car Rental is the most popular car hire provider in South Africa, booking 227% more hire cars than any other provider.

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

When visiting South Africa, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Cape Town where rental cars typically will cost around HK$337/day (64% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in South Africa was found in Cape Town for just HK$295/day.

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

In South Africa, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.