Cape Town

Cheap Car Rentals in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
10 Feb — 17 Feb
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town car hires in 2023

Most popular company1FIRSTCARRENTAL
Price of petrol per litre₹ 99
Average price per day₹ 65
Cheapest price per day₹ 29

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Cape Town?

January

₹ 2,375

February

₹ 3,194

March

₹ 3,194

April

₹ 3,276

May

₹ 2,784

June

₹ 2,784

July

₹ 2,866

August

₹ 2,866

September

₹ 2,784

October

₹ 2,621

November

₹ 2,539

December

₹ 3,112

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.

Popular Car Types in Cape Town

There are, in total, 78 car hire locations in Cape Town that are operated by 23 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: ₹ 30/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Cape Town hire providers:

Compare available car types for hire in Cape Town

Small cars

₹ 2,425 - ₹ 3,682

All Car Types

₹ 4,600 - ₹ 12,153

To hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,085/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 2,425/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~₹ 3,682/day). In fact, November is about 22% 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 54% 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 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 ₹ 5,086/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 3,731/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 7,970/day). In fact, April is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Medium car saves you 24% 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 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 ₹ 8,540/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 5,193/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~₹ 14,829/day). In fact, November is about 40% 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 is 22% 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 Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,989/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 4,816/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 11,525/day). In fact, March is about 32% 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 car 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 SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Cape Town, South Africa, you would pay an average price of ₹ 9,720/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 4,931/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 22,250/day). In fact, November is about 50% 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 car is 32% 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 ₹ 8,383/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Cape Town, South Africa (~₹ 5,585/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~₹ 22,250/day). In fact, March is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Cape Town. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Cape Town, hiring a Luxury car is 21% 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₹ 30/day
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Ford Ikon₹ 31/day
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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

8.1
Very Good
22 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.1

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

Best Cape Town Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest hire car found in Cape Town?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ₹ 5,306/day when booking a car hire in Cape Town. The absolute best deal a user found was for ₹ 2,367/day from 1First Car Rental, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental 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: 1First Car Rental (₹ 2,524/day), Avis (₹ 4,059/day), and keddy by Europcar (₹ 4,140/day).

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 ₹ 99/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 4,460 and ₹ 6,442 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?

1First Car Rental offers hire cars in Cape Town for about ₹ 20,727 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 6% on your car hire. For a below average price in Cape Town, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 16 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 48% 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 ₹ 88,832 a month or ₹ 2,961 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 ₹ 1,537. Hiring a Economy is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Cape Town. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Cape Town for as low as ₹ 2,142/day.

What car do most people hire in Cape Town?

The most popular car to hire while in Cape Town is the Toyota Corolla Quest, which is a Intermediate vehicle.

Small Car Rentals in Cape Town

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Luxury Car Rentals in Cape Town

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

Car type options available for Cape Town

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