Cape Town

Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
10 Feb — 17 Feb
Same drop-off
Cape Town, South Africa
Fri 10-2
Noon
Fri 17-2
Noon
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Cape Town car hires in 2023

Most popular company1FIRSTCARRENTAL
Price of petrol per litreS$ 1.59
Average price per dayS$ 40
Cheapest price per dayS$ 23

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

January

S$ 37

February

S$ 50

March

S$ 50

April

S$ 52

May

S$ 44

June

S$ 44

July

S$ 45

August

S$ 45

September

S$ 44

October

S$ 41

November

S$ 40

December

S$ 49

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cape Town is January. 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 hire in Cape Town

Small cars

S$ 33 - S$ 66

All Car Types

S$ 61 - S$ 108

To hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 44/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 66/day). In fact, September is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Small car saves you 44% 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 Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 75/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 55/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 104/day). In fact, July is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Medium car saves you 6% 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 Large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 95/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 148/day). In fact, August is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Large car is 18% more expensive. 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 car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 90/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 62/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 144/day). In fact, February is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a SUV car is 14% more expensive. 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 Van car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 73/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 55/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~S$ 186/day). In fact, May is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Van car saves you 7% 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

All major car rental suppliers in Cape Town

Hertz

7.1
Good
50 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

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 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

10.0

Avis

8.1
Very Good
22 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1

Sixt

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

7.3

Dollar

4.9
Mediocre
22 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

5.7

Overall

4.5

Pick-up/drop-off

4.5

Value

5.7

keddy by Europcar

9 locations

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Cape Town?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 52/day when booking a car hire in Cape Town. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 30/day from First Car, booked on Jul. 28.

Which car rental 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 (9.8 rating) and Europcar (8.8 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Cape Town.

What are gas prices like in Cape Town?

The average price of petrol in Cape Town is S$ 1.59/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 71 and S$ 103 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Cape Town for a week from 1First Car Rental?

1First Car Rental offers hire cars in Cape Town for about S$ 448 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 6%. Aim to book your car hire at least 16 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?

Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Cape Town however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Cape Town for a month?

The monthly cost of a car rental in Cape Town is S$ 1,918 (S$ 64/day) on average.

What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Cape Town is Mini (Class Mini Car) based on our Cheapflights data.

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