Johannesburg

Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa
11 Feb — 18 Feb
Same drop-off
Johannesburg, South Africa
Sat 11-2
Noon
Sat 18-2
Noon
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Johannesburg car hires in 2023

Most popular company1FIRSTCARRENTAL
Price of petrol per litreS$ 1.62
Average price per dayS$ 31
Cheapest price per dayS$ 19

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

January

S$ 40

February

S$ 53

March

S$ 52

April

S$ 53

May

S$ 47

June

S$ 46

July

S$ 52

August

S$ 51

September

S$ 44

October

S$ 43

November

S$ 40

December

S$ 43

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Johannesburg is January. 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 Johannesburg

There are, in total, 82 car hire locations in Johannesburg that are operated by 18 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: S$ 19/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Johannesburg hire providers:

Compare available car types for hire in Johannesburg

Small cars

S$ 18 - S$ 62

All Car Types

S$ 35 - S$ 96

To hire a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 43/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~S$ 18/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 62/day). In fact, September is about 60% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Small 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. Here are the best Johannesburg Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 62/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~S$ 32/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~S$ 117/day). In fact, January is about 49% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Medium car saves you 11% 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 Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 78/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~S$ 56/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~S$ 192/day). In fact, April is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Large car is 13% 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 Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 65/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~S$ 50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~S$ 124/day). In fact, April is about 25% 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 car saves you 5% 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 Johannesburg SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of S$ 70/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~S$ 61/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~S$ 192/day). In fact, August is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Johannesburg, hiring a Van car is 2% 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 Johannesburg Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Audi A1S$ 19/day
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Honda FitS$ 23/day
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Top rental agencies in Johannesburg

All major car rental suppliers in Johannesburg

Sixt

8.0
Very Good
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Hertz

6.2
Okay
20 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.5

Avis

6.0
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Tempest Car Hire

2.0
Poor
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

GREEN MOTION

2.0
Poor
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

10 locations

Firefly

9 locations

Europcar

8 locations

Best Johannesburg Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Johannesburg recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Johannesburg?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under S$ 40/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for S$ 25/day from Budget, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Johannesburg?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Johannesburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION (S$ 25/day), keddy by Europcar (S$ 40/day), and Avis (S$ 41/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Johannesburg?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (8.0 rating), Hertz (6.2 rating) and Avis (6.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

What are gas prices like in Johannesburg?

The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is S$ 1.62/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between S$ 73 and S$ 105 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

From 1First Car Rental you can hire a car in Johannesburg from about S$ 354 per week on average.

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

Booking early can save you upwards of 20% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 9 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Johannesburg.

Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

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

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

Typically, a monthly car rental in Johannesburg can be found for S$ 1,519. You can find car rental deals for S$ 51 a day on average.

How much is a car hire in Johannesburg for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car hire in Johannesburg is S$ 0. Hiring a Economy is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Johannesburg. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Johannesburg for as low as S$ 29/day.

What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

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

Small Car Rentals in Johannesburg

Search more Johannesburg car rental deals like the ones below from popular area providers and save on petrol.

Luxury Car Rentals in Johannesburg

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Johannesburg from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Johannesburg

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Johannesburg van rentals.

Car type options available for Johannesburg

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