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Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town

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Cape Town Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular company1FIRSTCARRENTAL
Price of gas per gallon$4.88
Average price per day$33
Cheapest price per day$17

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

January

$31

February

$39

March

$39

April

$40

May

$34

June

$34

July

$35

August

$35

September

$32

October

$31

November

$33

December

$39

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cape Town is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Cape Town

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Small Cars

$22 - $42

All Car Types

$58 - $114

To rent a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $32/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$22/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$42/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a Small car saves you 61% 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 rent a Medium car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $57/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$30/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$106/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a Medium car saves you 30% 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 Cape Town Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $93/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$138/day). In fact, November is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a Large car is 13% 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.

To rent a SUV car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $73/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$97/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a SUV car saves you 10% 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 Cape Town SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $90/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$119/day). In fact, January is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a Van car is 9% 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 Cape Town Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $92/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~$126/day). In fact, November is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a Pickup Truck car is 12% 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.

To rent a Luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $143/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$100/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$210/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a Luxury car is 44% 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.

Top rental agencies in Cape Town

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7.5
Good
50 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.5
10.0
Excellent
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0
2.0
Mediocre
22 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0
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Best Cape Town Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Cape Town recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Cape Town?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $33/day when booking a rental car in Cape Town. The best deal a user found was for $17/day from First Car, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Cape Town?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Cape Town from the following companies over the past two weeks: Tempest Car Hire ($19/day), 1First Car Rental ($21/day), and keddy by Europcar ($30/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Cape Town?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), 1First Car Rental (10.0 rating) and Hertz (8.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Cape Town.

What are gas prices like in Cape Town?

The average gas price in Cape Town is $4.88/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $58 and $84 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cape Town for a week from 1First Car Rental?

From 1First Car Rental you can rent a car in Cape Town from about $212 per week on average.

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

Renting your favorite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 10% in Cape Town - we recommend booking at least 90days in advance.

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

Yes, renting a vehicle in Cape Town for a month is certainly possible.

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

Our recent data shows that First Car can potentially be 70% below the average car rental price in Cape Town. Check prices and availability for First Car and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Cape Town is on average $907 a month or $30 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Cape Town car rental.

How much is a car rental in Cape Town for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in Cape Town, you can expect the average price to be around $52. Usually a Mini rental in Cape Town is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Mini for October, it will cost approximately $54 per day.