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Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town from S$ 25

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Cape Town with a pick-up date of 3-9 and drop-off date of 9-9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cape Town car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Cape Town. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 16 July 2024.

Most popular company

EUROPCAR

Price of petrol per litre

S$ 1.69

Average price per day

S$ 51

Cheapest price per day

S$ 25

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 16 July 2024.

January

S$ 36

February

S$ 43

March

S$ 43

April

S$ 43

May

S$ 43

June

S$ 43

July

S$ 38

August

S$ 37

September

S$ 34

October

S$ 34

November

S$ 34

December

S$ 37

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Cape Town is September. 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 16 July 2024.

There are 27 hire agencies servicing Cape Town. These agencies, altogether, have 93 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Cape Town with prices from S$ 25 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can hire in Cape Town:

Economy

Economy

S$ 30+

Compact

Compact

S$ 27+

Intermediate

Intermediate

S$ 33+

People carrier

People carrier

S$ 59+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

S$ 135+

Mini

Mini

S$ 25+

Passenger van

Passenger van

S$ 60+

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

S$ 34+

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 16 July 2024.

Small cars

S$ 34 - S$ 54

All Car Types

S$ 44 - S$ 131

To hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 41/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 34/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 54/day). In fact, November is about 18% 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. Here are the best Cape Town small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 66/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 51/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~S$ 85/day). In fact, April is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a medium car is 4% 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. Here are the best Cape Town medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 82/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 40/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~S$ 165/day). In fact, June is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a large car is 22% 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 in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 77/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 38/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~S$ 151/day). In fact, June is about 51% 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 is 17% 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. Here are the best Cape Town SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 75/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a van in Cape Town, South Africa (~S$ 64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 137/day). In fact, May is about 15% 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 is 15% 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. Here are the best Cape Town van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Honda FitS$ 25/day
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Honda Fit
Toyota CorollaS$ 27/day
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A/C
Toyota Corolla
Audi A1S$ 30/day
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Audi A1

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 16 July 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Cape Town, including Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Hertz

7.5
Good
52 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.6

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

7 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

5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Avis

9.4
Wonderful
26 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.4

Overall

9.4

Pick-up/drop-off

9.4

Value

9.4

Budget

8.1
Very Good
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.6

GREEN MOTION

6.0
Okay
2 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.5

Best Cape Town car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Cape Town. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Cape Town with an average daily rate of S$ 53. Data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Cape Town we've found at this time. Check back soon for more deals if you're not finding the one you're looking for.
Honda FitS$ 25/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Toyota CorollaS$ 27/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla
Audi A1S$ 30/day
2
M
A/C
Audi A1

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 16 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Cape Town?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 51/day when booking a car hire in Cape Town. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 34/day from Woodford, booked on Jul. 14.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Cape Town?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Cape Town from the following companies over the past two weeks: Firefly (S$ 27/day), Woodford (S$ 30/day), and keddy by Europcar (S$ 33/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (10.0 rating), 1First Car Rental (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 S$ 1.69/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 76 and S$ 109 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    Europcar offers hire cars in Cape Town for about S$ 362 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 31%. 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?

    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$ 1,550 (S$ 52/day) on average.

  • How much is a car hire in Cape Town for a weekend?

    S$ 51 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Cape Town. To save money, consider booking a Compact car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in August, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as S$ 73 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Cape Town is Compact (Toyota Urban Cruiser) based on our Cheapflights data.

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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 S$ 45 per day. Price data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
Honda FitS$ 25/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Honda FitS$ 26/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit
Honda FitS$ 27/day
2
5
M
A/C
Honda Fit

Van rentals in Cape Town

Find people carrier rental deals in Cape Town from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Cape Town cost an average of S$ 67 per day. Price data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
Check out some of the best options we've found on van rentals in Cape Town. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Kia CarensS$ 59/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 60/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens
Kia CarensS$ 60/day
5
M
A/C
Kia Carens

Car rentals by fuel type in Cape Town

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Cape Town. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Cape Town. Deals were last updated on 16 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Cape Town. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (S$ 32+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

S$ 73+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

S$ 32+

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