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South Africa car hire prices in popular cities

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in South Africa
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$14 - $45

Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, Johannesburg is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just $14/day. Renting a car in Johannesburg is 69% cheaper than renting one in Port Elizabeth where the per day rate is around $45. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a car hire in are: Cape Town ($15/day), Durban ($20/day), and Port Elizabeth ($45/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Cape Town should expect to spend around $15/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in South Africa is Cape Town.

Most popular car hire types in South Africa

Check out the top car hire types in South Africa and see if any fit your needs

Compact Cars

121% more deals

Prices from:

$29/day in select areas

Compact Cars

Mini Cars

72% more deals

Prices from:

$19/day in select areas

Mini Cars

4z4

61% more deals

Prices from:

$57/day in select areas

4z4

Car Rental FAQs

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

The most popular car hire company in South Africa is Budget. With prices on COMPACT starting at $17/day, about 134% more people book with Budget than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to find a car hire in South Africa?

At $18/day, the cheapest car hire price in South Africa was found in Johannesburg. On average, Johannesburg has the cheapest daily rental car price ($34/day), which is 19% below average price for cities in South Africa.

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

Cars travel on the left side of the road in South Africa.

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