Johannesburg

Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa
5 Oct — 12 Oct
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Johannesburg Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular company1FIRSTCARRENTAL
Price of petrol per litreAED 4.78
Average price per dayAED 50
Cheapest price per dayAED 24

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

January

AED 124

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 117

November

AED 124

December

AED 139

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

Compare available car types for hire in Johannesburg

Small cars

AED 50 - AED 198

All Car Types

AED 68 - AED 341

To hire a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 115/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~AED 198/day). In fact, November is about 57% 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 45% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 151/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 95/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~AED 290/day). In fact, November is about 38% 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 28% 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 hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 264/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~AED 159/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~AED 660/day). In fact, June 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 22% 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 Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 223/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 498/day). In fact, February is about 51% 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 7% 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 hire a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of AED 198/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 52% 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 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.

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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 185/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 90/day from Europcar, booked on Sep. 25.

What car rental 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: 1First Car Rental (AED 90/day), Sixt (AED 103/day), and Europcar (AED 124/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (2.0 rating), GREEN MOTION (2.0 rating) and Tempest Car Hire (2.0 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 4.78/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 215 and AED 310 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Johannesburg for a week from 1First Car Rental?

From 1First Car Rental you can hire a car in Johannesburg from about AED 1,276 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 22% in Johannesburg - we recommend booking at least 13days 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 5,468. 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 133. 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 October, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Johannesburg for as low as AED 140/day.