C$ 14 - C$ 60
Out of all the popular cities in South Africa, Johannesburg is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just C$ 14/day. Renting a car in Johannesburg is 78% cheaper than renting one in Hoedspruit where the per day rate is around C$ 60. Other fairly inexpensive cities in South Africa to get a rental car in are: Cape Town (C$ 16/day), Durban (C$ 21/day), and Port Elizabeth (C$ 28/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Cape Town should expect to spend around C$ 16/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in South Africa is Cape Town.
The most popular rental car company in South Africa is Budget. With prices on COMPACT starting at C$ 17/day about 173% more people book with Budget than other companies in the country.
When visiting South Africa, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Cape Town where rental cars typically will cost around C$ 27/day (14% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in South Africa was found in Cape Town for just C$ 15/day.
In South Africa, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.