Africa

Cheap Car Rentals in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa
4 Oct — 11 Oct
Same drop-off
Cape Town, South Africa
Tue 4/10
Noon
Tue 11/10
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Africa?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Africa

Price

AED 59 - AED 447

Out of all the popular cities in Africa, Cape Town is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just AED 59/day. Renting a car in Cape Town is 87% cheaper than renting one in Mombasa where the per day rate is around AED 447. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Africa to get a rental car in are: Casablanca (AED 59/day), Port Louis (AED 81/day), and Tunis (AED 101/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Casablanca should expect to spend around AED 59/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Africa is Casablanca.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Africa?

January

AED 113

February

AED 143

March

AED 143

April

AED 146

May

AED 124

June

AED 124

July

AED 128

August

AED 128

September

AED 117

October

AED 113

November

AED 121

December

AED 143

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Africa is April. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 hire in Africa

Small cars

AED 62 - AED 158

All Car Types

AED 109 - AED 487

To hire a Small car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 111/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Africa (~AED 62/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 158/day). In fact, November is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Africa, hiring a Small car saves you 55% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 234/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Africa (~AED 117/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~AED 719/day). In fact, November is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Africa, hiring a Medium car saves you 5% 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 Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 344/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Africa (~AED 137/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~AED 956/day). In fact, October is about 61% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Africa, hiring a Large car is 29% 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 hire a SUV car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 282/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Africa (~AED 106/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~AED 838/day). In fact, October is about 63% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Africa, hiring a SUV car 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 272/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Africa (~AED 120/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 531/day). In fact, February is about 56% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Africa, hiring a Van car is 10% 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 hire a Luxury car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 254/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Africa (~AED 126/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 652/day). In fact, October is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Africa. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Africa, hiring a Luxury car is 4% 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.

Mitsubishi Mirage G4AED 14/day
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Mitsubishi Mirage G4
Toyota CorollaAED 12/day
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Toyota Corolla
Ford KaAED 11/day
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Best Africa Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Africa?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 177/day when booking a car hire in Africa. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 106/day from Avis, booked on Sep. 25.

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: Avis (AED 76/day), Hertz (AED 137/day), and Sixt (AED 196/day).

How much does it cost to hire a car in Africa for a week from Sixt?

Sixt is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Africa. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about AED 1,284 per week.

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

Booking your car hire early can save you up to 8%. Aim to book your car hire at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Africa.

Can I rent a car for a month in Africa?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Africa.

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

The monthly cost of a car rental in Africa is AED 5,505 (AED 183/day) on average.

Small Car Rentals in Africa

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