Cape Town

Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town from AED 52

Cape Town, South Africa
20 Apr — 27 Apr
Driver's age: 26-65
Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Cape Town. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

Most popular company

WOODFORD

Price of petrol per litre

AED 4.67

Average price per day

AED 133

Cheapest price per day

AED 52

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cape Town and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

January

AED 95

February

AED 117

March

AED 117

April

AED 110

May

AED 95

June

AED 91

July

AED 95

August

AED 95

September

AED 91

October

AED 91

November

AED 91

December

AED 102

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

Popular car types in Cape Town

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Cape Town and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

medium car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Cape Town this past week from 88 hire locations out of 26 hire agencies. Prices for a Cape Town medium car hire start from AED 71/day. Check out available deals for 3 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

AED 70+

Compact

Compact

AED 71+

Intermediate

Intermediate

AED 71+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 199+

Mini

Mini

AED 52+

Passenger van

Passenger van

AED 130+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

AED 91+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

AED 113+

Compare available car types for rental in Cape Town

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Cape Town to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 April 2024.

Small cars

AED 90 - AED 150

All Car Types

AED 174 - AED 284

To rent a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 116/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~AED 90/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 150/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a small car saves you 48% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 198/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~AED 177/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 295/day). In fact, September is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a medium car saves you 10% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 369/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~AED 313/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 489/day). In fact, April is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a large car is 41% 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 rent a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 254/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa (~AED 167/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 313/day). In fact, April is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a SUV 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 rent a van in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 266/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Cape Town, South Africa (~AED 187/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 444/day). In fact, November is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a van is 18% 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 rent a luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 498/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa (~AED 326/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 2,155/day). In fact, February is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a luxury car is 56% 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.

Kia PicantoAED 72/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Ford KaAED 77/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Ka

Top rental agencies in Cape Town

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Cape Town known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Cape Town. Reviews were last updated on 13 April 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Cape Town area such as Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

7.4
Good
52 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.4

keddy by Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

Firefly

7 locations

1First Car Rental

10.0
Wonderful
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Tempest Car Hire

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.4
Wonderful
26 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

9.4

Budget

8.2
Very Good
1 review4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.7

Sixt

5.7
Fair
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

5.9

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

6.3

Best Cape Town car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Cape Town. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Cape Town with an average daily rate of AED 111. Data was last updated on 13 April 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Cape Town. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Infiniti Q50AED 71/day
5
4
M
A/C
Infiniti Q50
Kia PicantoAED 72/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Ford KaAED 77/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Ka

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cape Town, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Cape Town?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 133/day when booking a car hire in Cape Town. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 65/day from Woodford, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What car hire 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: GREEN MOTION (AED 71/day), keddy by Europcar (AED 92/day), and Europcar (AED 98/day).

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

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

  • What are petrol prices like in Cape Town?

    The average price of petrol in Cape Town is AED 4.67/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 210 and AED 303 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Woodford 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 842 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 35%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 7 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 3,609 (AED 120/day) on average.

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

    Car hire prices in Cape Town are typically AED 96 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Intermediate to save money on your trip to AED 96. Our users have found prices for Intermediate car hire in May to be on average AED 234 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

    The most popular car to hire while in Cape Town is the Toyota Urban Cruiser, which is a Compact vehicle.

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Small car rentals in Cape Town

Find small car rental deals in Cape Town from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Cape Town cost an average of AED 83 per day. Price data was last updated on 13 April 2024.
Kia PicantoAED 52/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Kia PicantoAED 56/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Ford KaAED 58/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Ka

Car rentals by fuel type in Cape Town

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Cape Town. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Cape Town. Deals were last updated on 13 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Cape Town. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (AED 16+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 81+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 16+

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