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Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg

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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Johannesburg?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Johannesburg 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 22 May 2024.

January

฿980

February

฿1,089

March

฿1,234

April

฿1,379

May

฿1,162

June

฿980

July

฿1,089

August

฿1,053

September

฿980

October

฿1,016

November

฿944

December

฿980

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Johannesburg is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Johannesburg

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Johannesburg to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 22 May 2024.

Small cars

฿545 - ฿1,487

All Car Types

฿757 - ฿4,500

To hire a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ฿660/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~฿545/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~฿1,487/day). In fact, April is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a small car saves you 64% 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.

To hire a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ฿1,142/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~฿1,298/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿5,406/day). In fact, April is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a medium car saves you 37% 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.

To hire a SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ฿1,550/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa (~฿1,298/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿4,340/day). In fact, April is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a SUV saves you 14% 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 Johannesburg

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Johannesburg known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Johannesburg. Reviews were last updated on 22 May 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Johannesburg, including Firefly, keddy by Europcar and Alamo in Johannesburg. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Firefly

9 locations

keddy by Europcar

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

Alamo

1 location

1First Car Rental

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.0
Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.2

Europcar

6.7
Okay
1 review9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.2

Avis

6.5
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Sixt

6.4
Okay
3 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

5.5

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Johannesburg, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Johannesburg?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Woodford (10.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

  • What are petrol prices like in Johannesburg?

    The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is ฿49.75/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿2,239 and ฿3,234 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Johannesburg for a week from Alamo?

    From Alamo you can hire a car in Johannesburg from about ฿16,228 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Johannesburg for the best price?

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 37% on your car hire. For a below average price in Johannesburg, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Johannesburg for a month is certainly possible.

  • What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

    The most popular car to hire while in Johannesburg is the Toyota Urban Cruiser, which is a Compact vehicle.

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