Find Rentals
Price Trends
Agencies
FAQs
South Island

Cheap Car Rentals in South Island

Driver's age: 26-65
Wed 26/6
Wed 3/7

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in South Island?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in South Island 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 19 June 2024.

January

AED 187

February

AED 205

March

AED 161

April

AED 117

May

AED 91

June

AED 102

July

AED 132

August

AED 135

September

AED 135

October

AED 124

November

AED 157

December

AED 235

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in South Island is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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 rental in South Island

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in South Island to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 June 2024.

Small cars

AED 63 - AED 221

All Car Types

AED 66 - AED 299

To rent a small car in South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 105/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a small car in South Island (~AED 63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~AED 221/day). In fact, July is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Island, renting a small car saves you 44% 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 medium car in South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 126/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in South Island (~AED 118/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~AED 384/day). In fact, November is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Island, renting a medium car saves you 33% 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 large car in South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 186/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a large car in South Island (~AED 66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~AED 455/day). In fact, October is about 65% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Island, renting a large car saves you 1% 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 van in South Island, you would pay an average price of AED 155/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a van in South Island (~AED 116/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~AED 489/day). In fact, November is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for South Island. When comparing with other car types available for rental in South Island, renting a van saves you 17% 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.

Top rental agencies in South Island

Explore the leading car rental agencies in South Island known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in South Island. Reviews were last updated on 19 June 2024.

Dollar

10.0
Wonderful
1 review7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

EZI

10.0
Wonderful
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.2
Wonderful
26 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.7

Ace Rental Cars

8.8
Very Good
11 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.8

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

8.5

Apex

8.6
Very Good
8 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.2

Thrifty

8.2
Very Good
5 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

8.2

Hertz

8.2
Very Good
26 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.9

Snap Rentals

8.0
Very Good
10 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in South Island, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 19 June 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in South Island?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Rental Cars 247 (10.0 rating), Bargain Rental Cars (10.0 rating) and EZI (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in South Island.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in South Island for a week from Snap Rentals?

    Hiring a car in South Island for a week can be a great option for travel. Snap Rentals, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 2,335/week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 40% on your car hire. For a below average price in South Island, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 63 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in South Island?

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For South Island however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

See more FAQs
Best Car Hire Deals
We make it easy and fast to find and compare deals from 70,000+ hire locations and hundreds of agencies.
No Surprises
Prices shown to you will be completely in full, without any hidden charges or fees.
Free cancellation
Plans change — we get it. And that’s why you can search and book car hire on Cheapflights from agencies that offer free cancellation