Johannesburg

Cheap Car Rentals in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa
14 Feb — 21 Feb
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular company1FIRSTCARRENTAL
Price of gas per litreC$ 1.63
Average price per dayC$ 41
Cheapest price per dayC$ 19

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

January

C$ 41

February

C$ 54

March

C$ 53

April

C$ 54

May

C$ 48

June

C$ 46

July

C$ 53

August

C$ 52

September

C$ 45

October

C$ 44

November

C$ 41

December

C$ 44

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

There are 18 rental agencies servicing Johannesburg. These agencies, altogether, have 82 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? Small is the cheapest car type to rent in Johannesburg with prices from C$ 18 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 4 car types you can rent in Johannesburg:

Compare available car types for rental in Johannesburg

Small Cars

C$ 28 - C$ 59

All Car Types

C$ 63 - C$ 139

To rent a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of C$ 44/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~C$ 28/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 59/day). In fact, December is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Small car saves you 50% 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 rental 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 C$ 68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~C$ 41/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~C$ 98/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Medium car saves you 23% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of C$ 108/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~C$ 65/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 166/day). In fact, October is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Large car is 19% 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 rent a SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of C$ 81/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~C$ 61/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 107/day). In fact, October is about 26% 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 car saves you 7% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of C$ 103/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~C$ 60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 208/day). In fact, October is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting a Van car is 15% 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 Johannesburg Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa, you would pay an average price of C$ 146/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Johannesburg, South Africa (~C$ 107/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 278/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Johannesburg. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Johannesburg, renting 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.

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Top rental agencies in Johannesburg

All major car rental suppliers in Johannesburg

Sixt

8.0
Very good
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Hertz

6.2
Okay
20 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

6.5

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

Value

6.5

Avis

6.0
Okay
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Tempest Car Hire

2.0
Poor
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

4.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

GREEN MOTION

2.0
Poor
2 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

5.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Sunnycars

10 locations

Firefly

9 locations

Europcar

8 locations

Best Johannesburg Car Rental Deals Found

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

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Johannesburg?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 55/day when booking a rental car in Johannesburg. The best deal a user found was for C$ 25/day from First Car, booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Johannesburg?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Johannesburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION (C$ 25/day), 1First Car Rental (C$ 25/day), and Europcar (C$ 45/day).

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (8.0 rating), Hertz (6.2 rating) and Avis (6.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Johannesburg.

What are gas prices like in Johannesburg?

The average gas price in Johannesburg is C$ 1.63/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 73 and C$ 105 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Johannesburg for a week from 1First Car Rental?

1First Car Rental is one of the most popular car rental companies in Johannesburg, offering car rentals for around C$ 398 per week on average.

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

Our data suggests that booking early can save you up to 20% on a rental car in Johannesburg. Take advantage of below-average prices by booking at least 9 days prior to your desired date.

Can I rent a car for a month in Johannesburg?

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

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

Prices can be as low as C$ 1,707 if you consider booking with First Car. That price represents savings of 77% compared to the Johannesburg average. The monthly cost of a car rental in Johannesburg is on average C$ 1,707 (C$ 57/day).

How much is a car rental in Johannesburg for a weekend?

It costs C$ 120 for a weekend car rental in Johannesburg, on average. The cheapest type of car rental you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these rental types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a rental car in Johannesburg in March, prices are C$ 67 per day on average.

What car do most people rent in Johannesburg?

The most popular car to rent while in Johannesburg is the Hyundai i10, which is a Mini vehicle.

Van Rentals in Johannesburg

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Johannesburg van rentals.

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