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Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg from RM 95

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 Johannesburg with a pick-up date of 5/9 and drop-off date of 8/9. 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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Johannesburg car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Johannesburg. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 19 June 2024.

Most popular company

CARWIZ

Price of petrol per litre

RM 5.98

Average price per day

RM 131

Cheapest price per day

RM 95

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Johannesburg 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 127

February

RM 141

March

RM 159

April

RM 178

May

RM 169

June

RM 141

July

RM 145

August

RM 141

September

RM 127

October

RM 131

November

RM 122

December

RM 127

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

Popular car types in Johannesburg

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Johannesburg 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.

In Johannesburg, there are 91 active hire locations from 23 car hire companies. small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Johannesburg in the past week - currently priced from RM 95/day. View deals for 4 car types available to hire in this destination:

Economy

Economy

RM 95+

Compact

Compact

RM 143+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 142+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 240+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 449+

Mini

Mini

RM 124+

Passenger van

Passenger van

RM 278+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

RM 237+

Compare available car types for rental in Johannesburg

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Johannesburg 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 60 - RM 235

All Car Types

RM 81 - RM 300

To rent a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 112/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~RM 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~RM 235/day). In fact, November is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a small car saves you 42% 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 car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 126/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~RM 78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~RM 311/day). In fact, December is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a medium car saves you 35% 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 medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of RM 145/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Johannesburg, South Africa (~RM 170/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~RM 343/day). In fact, April is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a SUV saves you 25% 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:

Proton PersonaRM 95/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona

Top rental agencies in Johannesburg

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Johannesburg known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Johannesburg. Reviews were last updated on 19 June 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Johannesburg, including Firefly, keddy by Europcar and 1First Car Rental in Johannesburg. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Firefly

9 locations

keddy by Europcar

9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

6.0

1First Car Rental

8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Budget

7.0
Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.2

Thrifty

7.0
Good
12 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.0

Europcar

6.7
Okay
1 review9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.2

Avis

6.5
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Sixt

6.4
Okay
3 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

5.5

Best Johannesburg car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Johannesburg. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Johannesburg with an average daily rate of RM 225. Data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Johannesburg area. Deals are updated frequently so be sure to check back soon for more options.
Proton PersonaRM 95/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Proton SagaRM 141/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Saga
Honda CivicRM 142/day
5
M
A/C
Honda Civic

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Johannesburg, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 19 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Johannesburg?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 131/day when booking a car hire in Johannesburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 110/day from CarWiz, booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire 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 (RM 95/day), Europcar (RM 133/day), and Firefly (RM 142/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Woodford (10.0 rating), keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) and Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Johannesburg.

  • What are petrol prices like in Johannesburg?

    The average price of petrol in Johannesburg is RM 5.98/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 269 and RM 388 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Johannesburg for a week from CarWiz?

    Hiring a car in Johannesburg for a week can be a great option for travel. CarWiz, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around RM 916/week on average.

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

    Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 40% on a hire car in Johannesburg. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 7 days prior to your desired date.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Johannesburg it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    You can potentially save up to 18% on a month-long rental by booking with CarWiz. CarWiz is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Johannesburg can cost you on average RM 3,926 a month or RM 131 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    It costs RM 171 for a weekend car hire in Johannesburg, 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 Johannesburg in July, prices are RM 0 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Johannesburg?

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

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Luxury car rentals in Johannesburg

Find luxury car rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Johannesburg cost an average of RM 493 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Johannesburg area. Verify the details of your rental before completing your reservation to ensure no unwanted surprises.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 490/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 495/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in Johannesburg

Find people carrier rental deals in Johannesburg from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Johannesburg cost an average of RM 333 per day. Price data was last updated on 19 June 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Johannesburg. 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.
Toyota InnovaRM 240/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Proton ExoraRM 252/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora
Toyota InnovaRM 267/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova

Car rentals by fuel type in Johannesburg

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Johannesburg. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Johannesburg. Deals were last updated on 19 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Johannesburg. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (RM 17+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 48+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 17+

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