Cape Town

Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
4 Feb — 11 Feb
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Cape Town, South Africa
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cape Town?

January

RM 127

February

RM 165

March

RM 165

April

RM 169

May

RM 144

June

RM 144

July

RM 148

August

RM 148

September

RM 144

October

RM 135

November

RM 131

December

RM 161

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

RM 50 - RM 210

All Car Types

RM 50 - RM 398

To hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 113/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~RM 210/day). In fact, January is about 57% 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 40% 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 RM 171/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~RM 182/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 539/day). In fact, November is about 0% 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 saves you 9% 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

8.2
Very Good
22 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.3

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

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 RM 5.17/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 233 and RM 336 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

Hiring a car in Cape Town for a week can be a great option for travel. Bidvest, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around RM 2,042/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 5%. 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?

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

What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

Class Economy Car, which is a Economy vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Cape Town according to Cheapflights users.

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