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Cheap Car Rentals in South Africa

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in South Africa?

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

Price

$10 - $28

Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, East London is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $10/day. Renting a car in East London is 64% cheaper than renting one in Kimberley where the per day rate is around $28. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a rental car in are: Cape Town ($12/day), George ($12/day), and Richards Bay ($12/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.

Cheapest time to rent a car in South Africa

January

$34

February

$41

March

$40

April

$41

May

$31

June

$26

July

$31

August

$29

September

$30

October

$32

November

$34

December

$38

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Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in South Africa?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (9.8 rating), Woodford (8.4 rating) and Europcar (8.4 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in South Africa.

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

With an average price of $29/day, 1First Car Rental is the most popular car rental provider in South Africa, booking 331% more rental 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 Richards Bay where rental cars typically will cost around $16/day (72% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in South Africa was found in Richards Bay for just $14/day.

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.

Small Car Rentals in South Africa

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