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Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town from ฿642

Cape Town, South Africa
11 Dec — 18 Dec
Driver's age: 26-65
Cape Town, South Africa
Mon 11/12
Noon
Mon 18/12
Noon

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cape Town?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Cape Town 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 4 December 2023.

January

฿974

February

฿1,252

March

฿1,044

April

฿1,044

May

฿904

June

฿870

July

฿904

August

฿939

September

฿870

October

฿870

November

฿870

December

฿1,113

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cape Town is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. 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.

Popular car types in Cape Town

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Cape Town and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 4 December 2023.

Compare available car types for rental in Cape Town

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Cape Town to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 4 December 2023.

Small cars

฿700 - ฿1,427

All Car Types

฿779 - ฿2,797

To hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ฿944/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~฿700/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~฿1,427/day). In fact, January is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a small car saves you 36% 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 Cape Town

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Cape Town known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Cape Town. Reviews were last updated on 4 December 2023.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Cape Town, such as Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Hertz

6.8
Okay
52 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.2

Value

6.9

keddy by Europcar

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

10.0

Firefly

6 locations

1First Car Rental

10.0
Wonderful
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.3

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Tempest Car Hire

4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Alamo

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Woodford

9.3
Wonderful
5 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.0

Avis

8.6
Very Good
26 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.6

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.6

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cape Town, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 4 December 2023.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Cape Town?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, 1First Car Rental (10.0 rating), Budget (10.0 rating) and Alamo (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cape Town.

What are petrol prices like in Cape Town?

The average price of petrol in Cape Town is ฿44.21/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿1,989 and ฿2,873 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cape Town for a week from Bidvest?

From Bidvest you can hire a car in Cape Town from about ฿3,023 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Cape Town for the best price?

Booking your car hire early can save you up to 29%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Cape Town.

Can I rent a car for a month in Cape Town?

Yes, cars are available to be rented out for an entire month in Cape Town.

What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Mini (Class Mini Car) in Cape Town, making it the most popular option.

Small car rentals in Cape Town

Find small car rental deals in Cape Town from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Cape Town cost an average of ฿988 per day. Price data was last updated on 4 December 2023.
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