Car Hire in Cape Town, Western Cape

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Cape Town, South Africa
13 Dec — 20 Dec
Same drop-off
Cape Town, South Africa
Tue 13/12
Noon
Tue 20/12
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Best deals found for Cape Town, Western Cape car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Cape Town, Western Cape
Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€18/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Opel Corsa
Toyota Aygo
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€16/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Toyota Aygo
Renault Zoe
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€25/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Renault Zoe
Kia Picanto
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€16/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Kia Picanto
Citroen C4 Picasso
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

€33/day

11 Dec - 31 Dec
Citroen C4 Picasso
Kia Picanto
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€23/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Kia Picanto
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€18/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Ford Ka
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€29/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Toyota Corolla
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

€83/day

5 Jan - 7 Jan
Nissan Qashqai

Important information about Cape Town car hire

If you are wanting to cross borders using a car hire in Cape Town, you will be happy to know that most major car companies do allow it. The borders you are allowed to cross that will be reachable directly from Cape Town include Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique. Generally, the majority of the car hire in Cape Town will not charge an additional fee for crossing over into these countries; however, you're likely to incur additional insurance costs as well as cross-border fees.

The payment policy when booking a cheap car rental in Cape Town will change depending on the company. For example, some companies will offer you a cash-only contract, which will be seen as a positive option and will allow you to receive a cash discount on your total booking. Other companies such as Avis only accept credit card payments and will then ask the driver to pay a cash deposit for the vehicle. Many of the major companies will run a credit check before validating your booking; Hertz is one of the companies that do this. You are allowed to use a debit card as well, in most cases. Some of the smaller Cape Town car hire companies are going cashless and require an electronic funds transfer when booking your car. With all of that being said, regarding the payment of the booking, you will be asked to have either a debit or credit card on record with the car hire company, which is used only if you incur a fine or damage not covered by insurance.

When you are driving through Cape Town, you will be driving on the left-hand side of the road. You are prohibited to use a mobile phone while driving without a hands-free kit, even if you are using it to follow directions to your destination; we recommend booking a GPS device online for your hire car in Cape Town. It is illegal to drive around the city without your valid driving licence on hand at all times. The speed limit is 120 km/h (74 mph) on highways and 80 km/h (50 mph) in most parts of the city; this drops to 60 km/h (37 mph) in rural areas outside of the city infrastructure, and there are lots of speed trap cameras around the city. If you go through one while exceeding the speed limit, the fine immediately gets charged to the card on record at the company. Keep in mind that you may not stop within five metres of a bridge and six metres of a pedestrian crossing.

You are permitted to drive around Cape Town with a British driving licence or any driving licence that is printed in English. If it is printed in another language, such as Russian, French or German, you will need to carry an International Driving Permit. The licence you produce must have the signature of the driver on it and an up-to-date photograph of the driver. The licence is only considered to be valid if it does not expire for at least three months after the end date of your hire agreement. Each agent for car hire in Cape Town has a different policy regarding the amount of time you must have held your driving licence for it to be considered acceptable. Some companies will need you to have had it for as long as two years.


Cape Town, Western Cape car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Cape Town that's right for you

Small cars

€20 - €34

All Car Types

€37 - €94

The average price of a Small hire in Cape Town, South Africa is €26. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Cape Town, South Africa is in August. The price is 26% lower than the rest of the year at just €20 per day. A Small hire is typically 48% less expensive than the average car hire in Cape Town. The average price of a car hire in Cape Town can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Cape Town Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Cape Town, South Africa is €49. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Cape Town, South Africa is in February. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just €29 per day. A Medium hire is typically 2% less expensive than the average car hire in Cape Town. The average price of a car hire in Cape Town can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Cape Town Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Cape Town, South Africa is €50. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Cape Town, South Africa is in March. The price is 6% lower than the rest of the year at just €48 per day. A Large hire is typically 0% less expensive than the average car hire in Cape Town. The average price of a car hire in Cape Town can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Cape Town, South Africa is €54. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa is in February. The price is 43% lower than the rest of the year at just €31 per day. A SUV hire is typically 6% more expensive than the average car hire in Cape Town. The average price of a car hire in Cape Town can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Cape Town SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Cape Town, South Africa is €63. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Cape Town, South Africa is in October. The price is 40% lower than the rest of the year at just €38 per day. A Van hire is typically 20% more expensive than the average car hire in Cape Town. The average price of a car hire in Cape Town can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Toyota Aygo
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€16/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Toyota Aygo
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€16/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Ford Ka
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€18/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Ford Ka

Cape Town car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Cape Town, Western Cape

Hertz

7.1
Good
50 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.2

1First Car Rental

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

Budget

9.8
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

9.3

Europcar

8.8
Very Good
3 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

10.0

Avis

8.3
Very Good
22 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.4

Sixt

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

7.3

Dollar

4.5
Mediocre
22 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

5.2

Overall

4.2

Pick-up/drop-off

4.2

Value

5.2

keddy by Europcar

9 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Cape Town

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Cape Town

Most Popular Agency

First Car

Popular Car Types

Mini, Economy, SUV

Cheapest Hire Car

€15

Most Popular Model

Class Mini Car
The most popular Cape Town car hire agency found on momondo this month is First Car. Other top choices for car hire companies are 1First Car Rental and Europcar
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Cape Town in the past 72 hours: Mini, Economy, SUV.
The lowest price for a car hire in Cape Town is €15/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from €23/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Cape Town in the past 7 days is the Class Mini Car. Our users also prefer the Toyota Corolla Quest as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Cape Town

Nearby attractions:

Camps Bay Beach20.9 km

Nearby attractions:

Camps Bay Beach17.4 km

Nearby attractions:

Camps Bay Beach5.7 km

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Driving with a car hire in Cape Town - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Cape Town so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Every car hire company in Cape Town has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car hire companies in Cape Town include Hertz, 1First Car Rental, and Budget, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

Europcar has the most locations in Cape Town, South Africa with 6 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of €33/day.

40 km/h is the city speed limit for Cape Town, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for motorways around Cape Town are 100 km/h and 120 km/h, respectively. If you hire a car in Cape Town, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.

Typically, the weather in Cape Town through the month of December is 20 °C and the expected precipitation is 20 mm. This is important information to know when hiring a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

Travellers looking to leave from Cape Town on a road trip around Western Cape or the surrounding areas during the month of December should expect temperatures around 19 °C and about 45 mm of possible rain through the month.


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Why use momondo?

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momondo helps you find the best car hire deal in Cape Town by allowing you to filter results by price, capacity, car features, drop off, pick-up location and many more.

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in Cape Town offering free cancellation on momondo.

Absolutely! momondo offers this feature when searching for a car hire in Cape Town.

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momondo offers a filter specifically for unlimited mileage on car hire in Cape Town.


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