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South Africa car rental prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in South Africa
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$11 - $18

Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, East London is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $11/day. Renting a car in East London is 45% cheaper than renting one in Mthatha where the per day rate is around $18. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a rental car in are: Cape Town ($12/day), George ($13/day), and Richards Bay ($13/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Cape Town should expect to spend around $12/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in South Africa is Cape Town.

Most popular car rental types in South Africa

Check out the top rental car types in South Africa and see if any fit your needs

Compact Cars

135% more deals

Prices from:

$23/day in select areas

Compact Cars

SUV

104% more deals

Prices from:

$42/day in select areas

SUV

Economy Cars

79% more deals

Prices from:

$19/day in select areas

Economy Cars

Car Rental FAQs

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

When renting a car in South Africa, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Hertz, and with prices around $52/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Hertz is SUV, which starts as low as $25/day.

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

At $16/day, it is 47% cheaper on average to rent a car in Johannesburg than any other city in South Africa. The cheapest price found in South Africa was for $11/day in Johannesburg.

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

Cars in South Africa are to be driven on the left side of the road.

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