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Cape Town car hire price comparison

Today we have a closer look at Cape Town car hire prices. We compared the prices of renting a car from Cape Town Airport from 13h00 on the 27th of July 2012 until the same time on the 29th of July 2012, with the car hire agencies listed below (note that prices may reflect different insurance benefits):


Budget Car Rental

Europcar Cape Town

First Car Rental

Car Trawler

Drive South Africa

Avis car hire

Hertz car rental









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Chevy Spark

Kia Picanto or similar

Chev Spark or similar

Ford Ka or similar

Chev Spark or similar

Chev Spark or similar

Citroen C1 or Similar

free km per day

100 km

200 km

100 km




200 km

rate per km








Car hire quotes

Do you prefer hiring with Super Cover & no excess? We can help. Here's the car hire quotes we did recently. Note that prices and availability may have changed since we did these quotes.

Looking for a car from Cape Town airport for Saturday 17 March 2012 to Wednesday 21 March inclusive

Trust you're having a good weekend :) Best price is R155/day for a Chev Spark with 100km free per day (R1.17/km thereafter).  See First Car Rental

Need a small vehicle for 2 people in Cape Town from 20:00 on 27 April to 14:00 on 1 May 2012. From Cape Town airport back to Cape Town airport

Best price is R155/day (can change) for a Chev Spark with 100km/day free, thereafter R1.17/km.  See First Car Rental

Need price for car rental for 5 pax (so small car won't do), with a/c pick up and drop off @ CT airport from 29.9.12 until the 4.10.12

How about a Toyota Corolla or similar for R1,350 (price can change), it has 100 km/day, aircon + power steering. See Budget Car Rental

Durban to Cape Town

Looking for the cheapest car with aircon, to pick up at Durban Airport on 3 April & drop off in Cape Town on 11 April.

Your best bet is to go for the Ford Figo or similar at R2072. This deal comes with unlimited km. and aircon. To book see First Car Rental.

Durban car hire

I'm looking for car hire at Durban Airport from 4 Apr to 11 Apr 2012, with super cover or no excess, unlimited mileage.

You can hire a Chev Spark for R1652 (R236/day, can change) with unlimited mileage & no excess.  See First Car Rental

Would like to hire a small car with aircon in Durban from 7th March - 11th March.  Pick up and drop off at King Shaka Airport.

The cheapest quote that I managed to find for you was for a Ford Figo or similar going for R 860 (price can change). It features aircon, power steering and free 100 km/day. See First Car Rental

I'm looking for a car from the 2/06/12 to 8/06/12, to be picked up and dropped off at King Shaka Int.  It's for 4 people, and we'll need aircon.  

The cheapest car with air conditioning is a Hyundai I10, going for R1033 (can change), see Budget Car Rental. The Hyundai I10 can seat 4 people and has space for 1 large, 1 medium & 1 small suitcase.

George to Plettenberg Bay

Who would be cheapest on car hire from George to plett (1day hire)and back again a couple of weeks later please? It would be during May.  

The best quote I found is with Car Trawler using a Type A vehicle, Kia Picanto or similar depending on availability. The total price is R449.80 for Picking it up at George Airport dropping it at Plettenberg Bay on the 7th of May 2012 and Picking it up at Plettenberg Bay dropping it at George airport on the 28th of May 2012. You will receive 200 free km per day, thereafter the price per km is R1.32. See Car Trawler

Port Elizabeth car hire

Im looking for a car from Port Elizabeth on the 2nd April to The 15th April, dropping off at Cape Town. 2 adults and 1 child. Best deal please, polo type or may Carolla depending on price.

The cheapest quote that I managed to get for you was for R 3,614 for a VW Polo or similar. See our car hire comparison engine. 

East London car hire

Cheapest car rental from the 10th to the 12th of March

The cheapest quote that I managed to get you was for R 360 (price can change), see First Car Rental 

Johannesburg car hire

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