Cape Town

Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town from $14

Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Cape Town. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on March 3, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$4.50

Average price per day

$31

Cheapest price per day

$14

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 March 3, 2024.

January

$26

February

$32

March

$30

April

$29

May

$25

June

$25

July

$26

August

$26

September

$25

October

$25

November

$25

December

$28

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

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 March 3, 2024.

Small cars

$25 - $36

All Car Types

$51 - $73

To rent a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $29/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$25/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$36/day). In fact, January is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, 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 Cape Town small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $58/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$69/day). In fact, November is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a medium car saves you 0% 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 car 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 $106/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~$91/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$127/day). In fact, September is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, 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.

To rent a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $68/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$85/day). In fact, May is about 17% 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 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 Cape Town SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $80/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Cape Town, South Africa (~$61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$98/day). In fact, November is about 24% 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 is 27% 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 in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of $90/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Cape Town, South Africa (~$72/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$124/day). In fact, May is about 20% 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 is 35% 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 $135/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, 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.

Chevrolet Spark$14/day
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Chevrolet Spark
Hyundai i10$16/day
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Hyundai i10

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 March 3, 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Cape Town, including Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

7.4
Good
52 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.5

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

6 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

9.0
Wonderful
26 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

9.0

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

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.3

Best Cape Town car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Cape Town. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Cape Town with an average daily rate of $33. Data was last updated on March 3, 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Cape Town. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Chevrolet Spark$14/day
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A/C
Chevrolet Spark
Hyundai i10$16/day
2
M
A/C
Hyundai i10
Ford Focus$19/day
4
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A/C
Ford Focus

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 March 3, 2024.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Cape Town?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $31/day when booking a rental car in Cape Town. The best deal a user found was for $14/day from Tempest Car Hire, booked on Feb. 25.

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: Dollar ($14/day), 1First Car Rental ($19/day), and Europcar ($21/day).

Which car rental 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 rental car companies in Cape Town.

What are gas prices like in Cape Town?

The average gas price in Cape Town is $4.50/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $77 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

From Hertz you can rent a car in Cape Town from about $244 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 35% in Cape Town - we recommend booking at least 17days 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 Tempest Car Hire can potentially be 78% below the average car rental price in Cape Town. Check prices and availability for Tempest Car Hire and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Cape Town is on average $1,048 a month or $35 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 $29. Usually a Economy 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 Economy for April, it will cost approximately $47 per day.

What car do most people rent in Cape Town?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Cape Town is Mini (Suzuki Celerio) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small car rentals in Cape Town

Find small car rental deals in Cape Town from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Cape Town cost an average of $17 per day. Price data was last updated on March 3, 2024.
Hyundai i10$16/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$17/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$17/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Car rentals by fuel type in Cape Town

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Cape Town. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Cape Town. Deals were last updated on March 3, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Cape Town. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($17+).

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Cape Town
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