Johannesburg

Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa
9 Feb — 16 Feb
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of petrol per litreAED 4.52
Average price per dayAED 34
Cheapest price per dayAED 20

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

January

AED 113

February

AED 150

March

AED 146

April

AED 150

May

AED 132

June

AED 128

July

AED 146

August

AED 143

September

AED 124

October

AED 121

November

AED 113

December

AED 121

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

Compare available car types for hire in Johannesburg

Small cars

AED 71 - AED 196

All Car Types

AED 116 - AED 360

To hire a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 126/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~AED 196/day). In fact, November is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Small car saves you 49% 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 hire a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 189/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 104/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~AED 290/day). In fact, January is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Medium car 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 hire a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 344/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 209/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 660/day). In fact, November is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, 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 Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 262/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 110/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~AED 536/day). In fact, February is about 59% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a SUV car is 8% 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 Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 251/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 96/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 822/day). In fact, November is about 62% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Van 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.

To hire a Luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 336/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 420/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~AED 708/day). In fact, January is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring 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.

Top rental agencies in Johannesburg

All major car rental suppliers in Johannesburg

Sixt

8.0
Very Good
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Hertz

6.2
Okay
20 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.5

Avis

6.0
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Tempest Car Hire

2.0
Poor
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

GREEN MOTION

2.0
Poor
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

10 locations

Firefly

9 locations

Europcar

8 locations

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Johannesburg?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 125/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 73/day from Europcar, booked on Jan. 29.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (8.0 rating), Hertz (6.2 rating) and Avis (6.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

What are gas prices like in Johannesburg?

The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is AED 4.52/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 203 and AED 294 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

From Europcar you can hire a car in Johannesburg from about AED 997 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 20% in Johannesburg - we recommend booking at least 9days 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 4,275. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

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

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