Africa

Cheap Car Rentals in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa
5 Feb — 12 Feb
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Sun 12/2
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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 46 - AED 485

Out of all the popular cities in Africa, Casablanca is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just AED 46/day. Renting a car in Casablanca is 91% cheaper than renting one in Marrakech where the per day rate is around AED 485. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Africa to get a rental car in are: Cape Town (AED 59/day), Tunis (AED 91/day), and Johannesburg (AED 92/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 46/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 110

February

AED 143

March

AED 143

April

AED 146

May

AED 124

June

AED 124

July

AED 128

August

AED 128

September

AED 124

October

AED 117

November

AED 113

December

AED 139

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Africa is January. 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 82 - AED 146

All Car Types

AED 128 - AED 366

To hire a Small car in Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 117/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Africa (~AED 82/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~AED 146/day). In fact, October is about 30% 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 54% 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 212/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Africa (~AED 141/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~AED 365/day). In fact, October is about 34% 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 16% 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 365/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Africa (~AED 166/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~AED 956/day). In fact, October is about 55% 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 31% 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 257/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Africa (~AED 139/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~AED 437/day). In fact, October is about 47% 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 3% 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 314/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 December (~AED 659/day). In fact, February is about 62% 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 20% 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 334/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 December (~AED 895/day). In fact, October is about 63% 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 25% 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.

Ford FiestaAED 18/day
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Ford FiestaAED 19/day
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Ford KaAED 19/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 190/day when booking a car hire in Africa. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 93/day from Hertz, booked on Jan. 22.

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: Hertz (AED 73/day), Autounion Car Rental (AED 147/day), and Sixt (AED 181/day).

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

Hertz 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 1,798 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 6%. Aim to book your car hire at least 46 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 7,704 (AED 257/day) on average.

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