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Johannesburg, South Africa
25 Apr — 2 May
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Best deals found for South Africa car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in South Africa
Honda Fit
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
5-door vehicles

C$ 27/day

6 May - 25 May
Honda Fit
Honda Fit
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
5-door vehicles

C$ 27/day

2 Jun - 12 Jun
Honda Fit
Nissan Versa
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

C$ 29/day

22 May - 26 Jun
Nissan Versa
Nissan Sylphy
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 29/day

2 Jun - 12 Jun
Nissan Sylphy
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

C$ 30/day

30 Jun - 21 Jul
Toyota Yaris
Ford Fusion
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

C$ 30/day

6 May - 25 May
Ford Fusion
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

C$ 32/day

24 Apr - 1 May
Toyota Yaris
Honda Civic
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

C$ 33/day

1 May - 14 May
Honda Civic
Honda Fit
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
5-door vehicles

C$ 35/day

23 Apr - 30 Apr
Honda Fit

South Africa car rental deals found on momondo

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

Small cars

C$ 33 - C$ 50

All Car Types

C$ 53 - C$ 79

The average price of a small car rental in South Africa is C$ 40. The cheapest time to rent a small car in South Africa is in November. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 33 per day. A small car rental is typically 42% less expensive than the average rental car in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a medium car rental in South Africa is C$ 73. The cheapest time to rent a medium car in South Africa is in May. The price is 22% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 58 per day. A medium car rental is typically 6% more expensive than the average rental car in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car rental in South Africa is C$ 131. The cheapest time to rent a large car in South Africa is in August. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 88 per day. A large car rental is typically 47% more expensive than the average rental car in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in South Africa is C$ 78. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in South Africa is in May. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 46 per day. A SUV rental is typically 12% more expensive than the average rental car in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van rental in South Africa is C$ 100. The cheapest time to rent a van in South Africa is in February. The price is 17% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 83 per day. A van rental is typically 30% more expensive than the average rental car in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for South Africa van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a luxury car rental in South Africa is C$ 149. The cheapest time to rent a luxury car in South Africa is in June. The price is 8% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 138 per day. A luxury car rental is typically 54% more expensive than the average rental car in South Africa. The average price of a vehicle rental in South Africa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.


Rental cars insight and trends in South Africa

Useful insights to help you book the perfect rental car in South Africa

What is the cheapest rental car agency in South Africa?

The most affordable rental car agency in South Africa is Tempest Car Hire. Travellers have found Tempest Car Hire rental cars for as little as C$ 13/day at some locations, which is a cheaper deal compared to the national average price of C$ 53/day. Keep in mind that prices tend to vary depending on your rental car needs.

What is the most popular rental car agency in South Africa?

At the moment, the most popular car rental company in South Africa is Woodford. 12 users have given Woodford an average review score of 8.0 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 42% of users selected Woodford for their rental car needs while visiting South Africa.

What car rental company in South Africa has the most locations?

keddy by Europcar has more car rental locations within South Africa than any other agency. With 134 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. Not sure what city you want to visit but know that you want to rent a car from keddy by Europcar? Cape Town is the most popular city to visit in South Africa, with 10 keddy by Europcar car rental locations.

What is the most popular type of rental car in South Africa?

When it comes to renting a car in South Africa, travelers prefer to rent a Economy. In fact, 30% of our momondo users rented this type of car in the past 30 days and paid an average of C$ 45 per day.

South Africa car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in South Africa

keddy by Europcar

134 locations

Avis

106 locations

Bluu

102 locations

Bidvest

100 locations

Budget

94 locations

Europcar

76 locations

Sunnycars

74 locations

1First Car Rental

73 locations

Car rental in South Africa

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

What side of the road do people in South Africa drive on?

In South Africa, drivers are required to drive on the left at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

How good are the roads in South Africa?

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.

What is the drinking and driving limit in South Africa?

0.05% is the legal BAC limit in South Africa. Any higher and you will be considered driving under the influence and may receive monetary fines, licence restrictions, and other penalties. Keep in mind that there are stricter penalties for those who drink and drive and are under the legal drinking age. In South Africa, you must be at least 18 to drink.

How much does gasoline cost in South Africa?

Last week, the price of gasoline in South Africa was C$ 1.85 per liter on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. If you’re looking to rent a car on a budget, consider a country with lower fuel prices such as Egypt which has an average price of C$ 0.39 per liter. Hong Kong is another great country to visit if you aren’t worried about gas prices, which tend to be around C$ 4.39 per liter as of last week.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in South Africa?

Prices for cars in South Africa are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in South Africa?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in South Africa?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including South Africa. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen rental company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to rent a car in South Africa?

To rent a car in South Africa, all drivers must have a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're renting a car abroad, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We recommend that you verify with the specific rental company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car rental in South Africa?

Booking a car rental 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 rental websites and locations to enable you to make the best choice for your trip.

How does momondo help me find the best car rental deal in South Africa?

Once you have performed a search for a car rental in South Africa, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Does momondo show car rental deals in South Africa with free cancellation?

Of course! momondo has a dedicated filter for users to specifically look at car rentals in South Africa which offer free cancellation.

Can I rent a car with a fair fuel policy in South Africa on momondo?

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for rental cars in South Africa on momondo.

Can I find a car rental in South Africa which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for rental cars in South Africa.

Can I search for rental cars in South Africa with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on rental cars in South Africa.


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