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Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town from RM 89

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 19/7 and drop-off date of 21/7. 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.
Driver's age: 26-65
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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 19 June 2024.

January

RM 122

February

RM 150

March

RM 150

April

RM 150

May

RM 150

June

RM 131

July

RM 127

August

RM 127

September

RM 117

October

RM 122

November

RM 117

December

RM 131

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 19 June 2024.

At RM 89/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Cape Town in the past week. Out of 26 car hire agencies operating in Cape Town, there are, in total, 90 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

RM 89+

Compact

Compact

RM 150+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 151+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 277+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 460+

Mini

Mini

RM 104+

Passenger van

Passenger van

RM 549+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 122+

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 19 June 2024.

Small cars

RM 104 - RM 326

All Car Types

RM 137 - RM 396

To rent a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 142/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 104/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~RM 326/day). In fact, May is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a small car saves you 38% 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 rent a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 197/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 130/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~RM 323/day). In fact, July is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a medium car saves you 15% 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 medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 194/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 148/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~RM 656/day). In fact, August is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a large car saves you 16% 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 rent a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 201/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 114/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~RM 572/day). In fact, August is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a SUV saves you 13% 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 239/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 164/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 557/day). In fact, September is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Cape Town, renting a van is 5% 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:

Proton PersonaRM 89/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona

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 19 June 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Cape Town area such as Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

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

4 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

8.2
Very Good
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.7

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 RM 259. Data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Cape Town area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Proton PersonaRM 89/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton PersonaRM 122/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Honda CivicRM 150/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Civic

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 19 June 2024.
  • 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: GREEN MOTION (RM 89/day), Budget (RM 119/day), and Avis (RM 150/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 RM 5.93/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 267 and RM 385 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?

    Hiring a car in Cape Town for a week can be a great option for travel. 1First Car Rental, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around RM 619/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 9 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?

    Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Cape Town check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

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

    It costs RM 0 for a weekend car hire in Cape Town, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Cape Town in July, prices are RM 88 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

    Kia Picanto, which is a Mini vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Cape Town according to Cheapflights users.

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Luxury car rentals in Cape Town

Find luxury car rental deals in Cape Town from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Cape Town cost an average of RM 564 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Cape Town. Be sure that the car type, dates, pickup location and other key details suit your needs.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 507/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 621/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

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 RM 356 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
In terms of van rentals in Cape Town, these are some of the best options we've found at this time. Deals are updated frequently to provide users with as many suitable options as possible.
Toyota InnovaRM 277/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Toyota InnovaRM 277/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Toyota InnovaRM 311/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova

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 19 June 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 (RM 19+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 89+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 19+

Airport car hires in Cape Town
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