Cape Town

Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
13 Oct — 20 Oct
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyFIRSTCAR
Price of petrol per litreAED 4.63
Average price per dayAED 24
Cheapest price per dayAED 14

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cape Town?

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 121

October

AED 113

November

AED 121

December

AED 143

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cape Town is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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 Cape Town

Small cars

AED 62 - AED 158

All Car Types

AED 109 - AED 487

To hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 111/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, 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 Cape Town Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 234/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, 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 Cape Town Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 346/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Large car is 30% 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 Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 284/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, 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 Cape Town SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 272/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, 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. Here are the best Cape Town Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 254/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Cape Town, South 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 Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, 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.

Ford KaAED 20/day
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Top rental agencies in Cape Town

All major car rental suppliers in Cape Town
7.5
Good
50 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

9.5

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.5
10.0
Excellent
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0
2.0
Mediocre
22 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0
9 locations
8 locations
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3 reviews6 locations
6 locations

Best Cape Town Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Cape Town?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 87/day when booking a car hire in Cape Town. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 53/day from Tempest Car Hire, booked on Oct. 2.

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: keddy by Europcar (AED 72/day), 1First Car Rental (AED 88/day), and Europcar (AED 115/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Cape Town?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Avis (10.0 rating), 1First Car Rental (10.0 rating) and Hertz (8.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cape Town.

What are gas prices like in Cape Town?

The average price of petrol in Cape Town is AED 4.63/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 208 and AED 301 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cape Town for a week from First Car?

First Car is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Cape Town. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about AED 414 per week.

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

Generally, for a better deal in Cape Town it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 11%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

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?

The monthly cost of a car rental in Cape Town is AED 1,774 (AED 59/day) on average.

How much is a car hire in Cape Town for a weekend?

Car hire prices in Cape Town are typically AED 210 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Mini to save money on your trip to AED 210. Our users have found prices for Mini car hire in November to be on average AED 0 per day.

What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

The most popular car to hire while in Cape Town is the Hyundai i10, which is a Mini vehicle.