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Cheap Car Rentals in Africa from $7

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Africa car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Africa. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Most popular company

Avis

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

$37

Cheapest price per day

$7

What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Africa?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Africa, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Price

$7 - $34

Out of all the popular cities in Africa, Marrakech is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $7/day. Renting a car in Marrakech is 79% cheaper than renting one in Zanzibar where the per day rate is around $34. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Africa to get a rental car in are: Casablanca ($11/day), Cape Town ($12/day), and Durban ($13/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Johannesburg should expect to spend around $13/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Africa is Johannesburg.

Compare available car types for rental in Africa

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Africa to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Small cars

$24 - $34

All Car Types

$49 - $73

To rent a small car in Africa, you would pay an average price of $28/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Africa (~$24/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$34/day). In fact, January is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a small car saves you 51% 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. Here are the best Africa small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Africa, you would pay an average price of $59/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Africa (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$69/day). In fact, October is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a medium car is 0% 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 Africa medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Africa, you would pay an average price of $105/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Africa (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$125/day). In fact, September is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a large car is 45% 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 Africa large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Africa, you would pay an average price of $67/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Africa (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$87/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a SUV is 14% 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 Africa SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Africa, you would pay an average price of $80/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Africa (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$97/day). In fact, November is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a van is 28% 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 Africa van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Africa, you would pay an average price of $91/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Africa (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$116/day). In fact, May is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a pickup truck is 36% 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 Africa pickup truck rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Africa, you would pay an average price of $135/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Africa (~$112/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$158/day). In fact, September is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Africa, renting a luxury car is 57% 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 Africa luxury car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Hyundai i10$7/day
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Kia Picanto$8/day
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Best Africa car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Africa. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. Data was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Hyundai i10$7/day
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Kia Picanto$8/day
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Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Africa, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Africa?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $27/day when booking a rental car in Africa. The best deal a user found was for $16/day from Surprise Agency, booked on Feb. 18.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Africa?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Africa from the following companies over the past two weeks: Hertz ($15/day), Avis ($15/day), and Budget ($16/day).

How much does it cost to rent a car in Africa for a week from Hertz?

Renting a car in Africa for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $304/week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Africa for the best price?

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 55% on a rental car in Africa. Take advantage of a below-average prices by booking at least 83 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Africa?

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

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Africa can be found for about $1,301, with the average price for a rental being around $43 a day. Book with Surprise Agency, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 82% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Africa.

Small car rentals in Africa

Find small car rental deals in Africa from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Africa cost an average of $9 per day. Price data was last updated on febrero 22, 2024.
Hyundai i10$7/day
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Hyundai i10$7/day
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Hyundai i10$7/day
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Car rentals by fuel type in Africa

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Africa. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Africa. Deals were last updated on febrero 22, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Africa. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($26+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

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