Car Rentals in South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa
May 26 — Jun 2
Same drop-off
Johannesburg, South Africa
Thu 5/26
Noon
Thu 6/2
Noon

Best deals found for South Africa car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in South Africa
Nissan Kicks
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$62/day

28 May - 30 May
Nissan Kicks
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$34/day

1 Jun - 29 Jun
BMW 3 Series
Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$18/day

7 Jun - 7 Jul
Mitsubishi Colt
Ford EcoSport
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$52/day

27 May - 30 May
Ford EcoSport
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$53/day

21 Jun - 23 Jul
Toyota Fortuner
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$25/day

21 Jun - 23 Jul
Kia Forte
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$35/day

25 Jun - 12 Aug
BMW 3 Series
Lancia Voyager
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers

$46/day

31 May - 31 Jul
Lancia Voyager
Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$37/day

31 May - 30 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt

South Africa car rental deals found on momondo

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Small Cars

$20 - $46

All Car Types

$55 - $117

The average price of a Small rental in South Africa is $33. The cheapest time to rent a Small in South Africa is in January. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just $20 per day. A Small rental is typically 56% less expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in South Africa is $54. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in South Africa is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just $37 per day. A Medium rental is typically 27% less expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in South Africa is $88. The cheapest time to rent a Large in South Africa is in October. The price is 29% lower than the rest of the year at just $64 per day. A Large rental is typically 16% more expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in South Africa is $68. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in South Africa is in November. The price is 28% lower than the rest of the year at just $50 per day. A SUV rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in South Africa is $85. The cheapest time to rent a Van in South Africa is in October. The price is 32% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A Van rental is typically 13% more expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Pickup Truck rental in South Africa is $68. The cheapest time to rent a Pickup Truck in South Africa is in October. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $57 per day. A Pickup Truck rental is typically 8% less expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Luxury rental in South Africa is $123. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in South Africa is in September. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 40% more expensive than the average car rental in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$18/day

7 Jun - 7 Jul
Mitsubishi Colt
Skoda Citigo
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$19/day

27 Jul - 26 Aug
Skoda Citigo
Mini Countryman
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$20/day

31 May - 31 Jul
Mini Countryman

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in South Africa

Nearby attractions:

Bruma Lake Flea Market8.5 mi
Nelson Mandela Square11.4 mi
Sandton Convention Centre11.5 mi
Constitution Hill12.6 mi
Montecasino15.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Cape Town International Convention Centre10.8 mi
Green Point Market12.0 mi
Green Point Stadium12.1 mi
Camps Bay Beach13.0 mi
Sea Point Pavilion13.1 mi

Nearby attractions:

Umhlanga Rocks Beach7.8 mi
North Beach17.4 mi
uShaka Marine World18.5 mi

Rent a car near one of these popular hotels in South Africa

Below are the most popular hotels in South Africa

Car rental in South Africa

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in South Africa so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

At the moment, the cheapest car rental agency in South Africa is First Car, through whom users can find deals for as low as $10 per day. Users who book a rental car with First Car tend to find prices that are lower than the $53 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you rent for, and the type of rental car you choose.

With 107 locations across South Africa, keddy by Europcar has the most car rental centers out of any other rental agency. Cape Town is one of the most popular cities to visit in South Africa, and you should have no trouble renting a car from one of keddy by Europcar’s 8 locations around the city.

Drivers in South Africa, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the left. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.

Out of 137 countries, South Africa ranked 34 for road quality. On a scale of 1 to 7, where 7 is the highest score, South Africa scored 5 for their road quality. The quality of the roads within the country may vary based on where you visit and the weather.

The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit in South Africa is 0.05%. However, it’s important to check regional or local city laws because sometimes this limit might be different. The BAC in South Africa may also vary based on age, driving experience, and whether or not you are driving a commercial vehicle. If you are younger than 18, which is the legal drinking age in South Africa, then you may face strict penalties if you are caught drinking and driving. Keep in mind that it is never a good idea to drink and drive no matter how old you are.

25% of momondo users preferred to rent a Mini when visiting South Africa, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although rental car prices in South Africa will vary by city and rental agency, you can expect to pay an average of $14 per day for a Mini.

The average price of gasoline in South Africa is $5.00 per gallon as of last week. If you’re looking to rent a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Algeria which has an average price of $1.21 per gallon. Hong Kong is another great country to visit if you aren’t worried about gas prices, which tend to be around $10.98 per gallon as of last week.


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