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Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg from AED 45

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Johannesburg with a pick-up date of 12/7 and drop-off date of 14/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Johannesburg car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Johannesburg. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 May 2024.

Most popular company

WOODFORD

Price of petrol per litre

AED 5.00

Average price per day

AED 142

Cheapest price per day

AED 45

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Johannesburg 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 21 May 2024.

January

AED 99

February

AED 110

March

AED 124

April

AED 139

May

AED 117

June

AED 99

July

AED 110

August

AED 106

September

AED 99

October

AED 102

November

AED 95

December

AED 99

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Johannesburg is November. 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.

Popular car types in Johannesburg

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Johannesburg and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 21 May 2024.

There are, in total, 90 car hire locations in Johannesburg that are operated by 23 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: AED 52/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Johannesburg hire providers:

Economy

Economy

AED 63+

Compact

Compact

AED 71+

Intermediate

Intermediate

AED 60+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

AED 196+

Mini

Mini

AED 48+

Passenger van

Passenger van

AED 148+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

AED 108+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

AED 113+

Compare available car types for rental in Johannesburg

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Johannesburg to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 May 2024.

Small cars

AED 79 - AED 119

All Car Types

AED 126 - AED 283

To rent a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 93/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 119/day). In fact, September is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a small car saves you 52% 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 Johannesburg small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 188/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 156/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~AED 264/day). In fact, February is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a medium car saves you 3% 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 Johannesburg medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 345/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 283/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~AED 394/day). In fact, May is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a large car is 45% 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 Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 234/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 164/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~AED 424/day). In fact, October is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a SUV 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. Here are the best Johannesburg SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 224/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 122/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 376/day). In fact, November is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a van is 15% 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 pickup truck in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 149/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 259/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~AED 380/day). In fact, April is about 73% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a pickup truck saves you 23% 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.

To rent a luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 265/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 392/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~AED 664/day). In fact, November is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a luxury car is 28% 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 45/day
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Ford Fiesta
Kia PicantoAED 52/day
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Kia Picanto

Top rental agencies in Johannesburg

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Johannesburg known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Johannesburg. Reviews were last updated on 21 May 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Johannesburg, including Firefly, keddy by Europcar and Alamo. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Johannesburg, including Firefly, keddy by Europcar and Alamo.

Firefly

9 locations

keddy by Europcar

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Alamo

1 location

1First Car Rental

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.0
Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.2

Europcar

6.7
Okay
1 review9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.2

Avis

6.5
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Sixt

6.4
Okay
3 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

5.5

Best Johannesburg car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Johannesburg. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Johannesburg with an average daily rate of AED 94. Data was last updated on 21 May 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Johannesburg. Be sure to confirm the details of the deal, such as car type, daily rate, and pickup location.
Ford FiestaAED 45/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Fiesta
Kia PicantoAED 52/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Infiniti Q50AED 60/day
5
4
M
A/C
Infiniti Q50

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Johannesburg, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 May 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Johannesburg?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 142/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 81/day from 1First Car Rental, booked on May 19.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Johannesburg?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Johannesburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: Dollar (AED 45/day), 1First Car Rental (AED 48/day), and GREEN MOTION (AED 61/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Woodford (10.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

  • What are petrol prices like in Johannesburg?

    The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is AED 5.00/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 225 and AED 325 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    From Woodford you can hire a car in Johannesburg from about AED 783 per week on average.

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

    Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 37% in Johannesburg - we recommend booking at least 7days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

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

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

    The average cost of a car rental in Johannesburg for a month is AED 3,355. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Johannesburg for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car hire in Johannesburg is AED 121. Hiring a Mini is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Johannesburg. For the month of June, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Johannesburg for as low as AED 154/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Compact (Toyota Urban Cruiser) in Johannesburg, making it the most popular option.

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Small car rentals in Johannesburg

Find small car rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Johannesburg cost an average of AED 99 per day. Price data was last updated on 21 May 2024.
Kia PicantoAED 46/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Kia PicantoAED 51/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto
Kia PicantoAED 52/day
2
M
A/C
Kia Picanto

Luxury car rentals in Johannesburg

Find luxury car rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Johannesburg cost an average of AED 249 per day. Price data was last updated on 21 May 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Johannesburg. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class WagonAED 249/day
5
M
A/C
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon

Car rentals by fuel type in Johannesburg

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Johannesburg. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Johannesburg. Deals were last updated on 21 May 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Johannesburg. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (AED 13+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

AED 52+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 13+

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