Car Hire in South Africa

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

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in South Africa
Renault Zoe
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€18/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Renault Zoe
Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€25/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Volkswagen Polo
Toyota Aygo
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€16/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Toyota Aygo
Vauxhall Mokka
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

€37/day

23 Dec - 6 Jan
Vauxhall Mokka
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€16/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Ford Ka
Seat Leon ST
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

€30/day

23 Dec - 6 Jan
Seat Leon ST
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€26/day

23 Dec - 6 Jan
Ford Focus
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€23/day

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

€28/day

23 Dec - 6 Jan
Toyota Auris

South Africa car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in South Africa that's right for you

Small cars

€21 - €39

All Car Types

€39 - €108

The average price of a Small hire in South Africa is €28. The cheapest time to hire a Small in South Africa is in September. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just €21 per day. A Small hire is typically 50% less expensive than the average car hire in South Africa. The average price of a car hire in South Africa 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 South Africa Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in South Africa is €52. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in South Africa is in August. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just €22 per day. A Medium hire is typically 8% less expensive than the average car hire in South Africa. The average price of a car hire in South Africa 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 South Africa Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in South Africa is €84. The cheapest time to hire a Large in South Africa is in February. The price is 45% lower than the rest of the year at just €47 per day. A Large hire is typically 34% more expensive than the average car hire in South Africa. The average price of a car hire in South Africa 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 South Africa Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in South Africa is €64. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in South Africa is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just €43 per day. A SUV hire is typically 13% more expensive than the average car hire in South Africa. The average price of a car hire in South Africa 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 South Africa SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in South Africa is €47. The cheapest time to hire a Van in South Africa is in March. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just €25 per day. A Van hire is typically 15% less expensive than the average car hire in South Africa. The average price of a car hire in South Africa 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
Fiat Panda
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€18/day

13 Dec - 15 Jan
Fiat Panda

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

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

Nearby attractions:

Umhlanga Rocks Beach487.1 km
South Beach496.6 km
Camps Bay Beach1284.6 km

Nearby attractions:

Camps Bay Beach20.9 km
South Beach1258.1 km
Umhlanga Rocks Beach1269.1 km

Nearby attractions:

Umhlanga Rocks Beach12.6 km
South Beach28.6 km
Camps Bay Beach1295.2 km

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Car hire in South Africa

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

First Car is the most affordable car hire agency in South Africa, with prices found for as low as €12 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in South Africa is €33 per day.

First Car is the most popular car hire company in South Africa with 21% of momondo users selecting this agency in the past month. First Car also has 1 reviewand a score of 9.6 out of 10, making this car rental agency a popular choice among travellers.

keddy by Europcar is the car hire company in South Africa that currently has the most locations. With 113 car rental centres across the country, you should have no issue finding one of their locations at your destination. keddy by Europcar tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across South Africa. Johannesburg, for example, has 7 keddy by Europcar locations.

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.

South Africa ranked 34 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, South Africa received a road quality score of 5. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in South Africa can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

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. Note that the legal drinking age in South Africa is 18. Steeper penalties will be given to those driving a vehicle who are under the legal drinking age.

The most popular type of car to hire in South Africa is a Mini. 24% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to South Africa. If a Mini fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around €10 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

Last week, the price of petrol in South Africa was €1.27 per litre on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. According to our data, South Africa has neither the most expensive nor the cheapest petrol prices in the world. Algeria currently has the least expensive at €0.32 per litre, while Hong Kong has the most expensive at €2.81 per litre. Keep in mind that petrol prices change regularly and may be different during your travel dates.


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Why use momondo?

Booking a car hire in South Africa via momondo could save you time and money. momondo provides you with a wide selection of options and cars as we search thousands of car hire websites and locations to enable you to make the best choice for your trip.

Filtering is how momondo helps you find a great car hire in South Africa. Narrow your search using price and map features as well as filtering by fuel or mileage policies amongst many other filters available.

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car rental deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car hire searches on momondo including those for cars in South Africa.

Yes, fair fuel policies are a specific filter offered on momondo for all car hire locations including South Africa.

Yes, car hire in South Africa with enhanced cleaning options can be searched for on momondo.

Yes, momondo is capable of showing unlimited mileage car hire options in South Africa.


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