South Africa

Cheap Car Rentals in South Africa

2 Jun — 9 Jun
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in South Africa?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in South Africa


AED 45 - AED 95

Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, Durban is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just AED 45/day. Renting a car in Durban is 53% cheaper than renting one in Port Elizabeth where the per day rate is around AED 95. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a rental car in are: Johannesburg (AED 49/day), Cape Town (AED 59/day), and George (AED 92/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Cape Town should expect to spend around AED 59/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in South Africa is Cape Town.

Cheapest time to rent a car in South Africa


AED 124


AED 150


AED 146


AED 150


AED 121


AED 95


AED 113


AED 106


AED 110


AED 117


AED 124


AED 139

Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (9.8 rating), Woodford (8.4 rating) and Europcar (8.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Africa.

What is the most popular car hire provider in South Africa?

When hiring a car in South Africa, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Budget, and with prices around AED 121/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Budget is MINI, which starts as low as AED 38/day.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in South Africa?

When visiting South Africa, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Durban where rental cars typically will cost around AED 83/day (39% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in South Africa was found in Port Elizabeth for just AED 61/day.

What side of the road do you drive on in South Africa?

Cars in South Africa are to be driven on the left side of the road.

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