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Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town from ₹ 1,271

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 20/7 and drop-off date of 27/7. 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.
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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 15 July 2024.

Most popular company

1FIRSTCARRENTAL

Price of petrol per litre

₹ 108

Average price per day

₹ 4,389

Cheapest price per day

₹ 1,271

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 15 July 2024.

January

₹ 2,254

February

₹ 2,672

March

₹ 2,672

April

₹ 2,672

May

₹ 2,672

June

₹ 2,672

July

₹ 2,421

August

₹ 2,338

September

₹ 2,171

October

₹ 2,171

November

₹ 2,171

December

₹ 2,338

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 15 July 2024.

There are, in total, 93 car hire locations in Cape Town that are operated by 27 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: ₹ 1,271/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Cape Town hire providers:

Economy

Economy

₹ 1,548+

Compact

Compact

₹ 1,390+

Intermediate

Intermediate

₹ 1,716+

Minivan

Minivan

₹ 3,780+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

₹ 4,813+

Mini

Mini

₹ 1,271+

Passenger van

Passenger van

₹ 6,396+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

₹ 2,084+

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 15 July 2024.

Small cars

₹ 2,275 - ₹ 3,492

All Car Types

₹ 4,195 - ₹ 6,610

To hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ₹ 2,808/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 2,275/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 3,492/day). In fact, January is about 19% 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 49% 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 ₹ 5,473/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 4,199/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 7,530/day). In fact, November is about 24% 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 saves you 1% 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 hire a large car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ₹ 8,661/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 6,397/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 9,883/day). In fact, March is about 27% 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 37% 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 ₹ 6,636/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 4,879/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 8,542/day). In fact, September is about 27% 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 18% 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 ₹ 8,556/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a van in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 3,671/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 14,704/day). In fact, August is about 58% 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 36% 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 luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,116/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 8,503/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~₹ 15,148/day). In fact, August is about 7% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a luxury car is 40% 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.

Hyundai i10₹ 1,271/day
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Hyundai i10
Honda City₹ 1,390/day
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Honda City
Hyundai i10₹ 1,548/day
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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 15 July 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Cape Town, including Hertz, keddy by Europcar and Firefly. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

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

8.0
Very Good
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.6

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

7.5

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 ₹ 1,788. Data was last updated on 15 July 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Cape Town we've found at this time. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Hyundai i10₹ 1,271/day
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Honda City₹ 1,390/day
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A/C
Honda City
Hyundai i10₹ 1,548/day
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Hyundai i10

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

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 4,389/day when booking a car hire in Cape Town. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 1,790/day from 1First Car Rental, booked on Jul. 7.

  • 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 (₹ 1,271/day), Alamo (₹ 1,390/day), and Woodford (₹ 1,716/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 ₹ 108/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 4,848 and ₹ 7,002 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    GREEN MOTION offers hire cars in Cape Town for about ₹ 12,779 per week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 31% on your car hire. For a below average price in Cape Town, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 7 days in advance.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Cape Town?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Cape Town for a month is certainly possible.

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

    You can potentially save up to 46% on a month-long rental by booking with 1First Car Rental. 1First Car Rental is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Cape Town can cost you on average ₹ 54,766 a month or ₹ 1,826 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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

    The average price for a weekend car hire in Cape Town is ₹ 0. Hiring a Mini is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Cape Town. For the month of August, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Cape Town for as low as ₹ 4,854/day.

  • What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

    The most popular car to hire while in Cape Town is the Hyundai Atos, which is a Mini vehicle.

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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 ₹ 2,838 per day. Price data was last updated on 15 July 2024.
Hyundai i10₹ 1,615/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 1,641/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 1,955/day
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Hyundai i10

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 15 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 (₹ 19+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

₹ 70+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

₹ 19+

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