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Car Rental in Cape Town (Downtown)

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Downtown, Cape Town, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Toyota Agya or similar
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$26.96 per day
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Economy
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
BLUU
$33.64 per day
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Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$35.23 per day
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Intermediate
VW Polo Sedan or similar
VW Polo Sedan
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
$51.70 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Toyota Quest Aut. or similar
Toyota Quest Aut.
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$62.23 / per day
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Premium
BMW 3 series or similar
BMW 3 series
  • 4x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$89.20 / per day
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Standard Elite
Toyota Rav4 or similar
Toyota Rav4
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
BLUU
$68.05 / per day
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Full-size
BMW 3 Series or similar
BMW 3 Series
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Firefly
$80.68 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:12 on 2022-01-17. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
IsiZulu,
IsiXhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Country code
27
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
8.0

Top 20 Locations near Downtown

  1. 3.8 km / 2.4 miles away
  2. 11.3 km / 7.0 miles away
  3. 12.8 km / 8.0 miles away
  4. 40.6 km / 25.2 miles away
  5. Car Rental at George Airport from $23.00 per day
    355.3 km / 220.7 miles away
  6. 653.8 km / 406.2 miles away
  7. 660.9 km / 410.6 miles away
  8. 741.9 km / 461.0 miles away
  9. 781.8 km / 485.8 miles away
  10. 812.2 km / 504.7 miles away
  11. 816.6 km / 507.4 miles away
  12. 866.9 km / 538.7 miles away
  13. 907.4 km / 563.9 miles away
  14. 1215.0 km / 755.0 miles away
  15. 1262.5 km / 784.5 miles away
  16. 1268.7 km / 788.3 miles away
  17. 1268.7 km / 788.3 miles away
  18. 1271.5 km / 790.1 miles away
  19. 1279.6 km / 795.1 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest in Cape Town (Downtown)?

The cost of renting a car in Cape Town (Downtown) depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price in Cape Town (Downtown)
$37.33
January
$26.33
February
$24.60
March
$17.03
April
$18.16
May
$32.92
June
$36.70
July
$21.94
August
$17.40
September
$48.11
October
$24.25
November
$38.70
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle in Cape Town (Downtown) is April when prices for an Economy class start from $17.03. You can see that this is 41% cheaper than the yearly average and 65% cheaper than renting a car in October (when rental prices start at $48.11 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length in Cape Town (Downtown)?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in June the average rental period is 16 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 8 days.
Average Rental Length
13
January
9
February
8
March
10
April
15
May
16
June
12
July
11
August
16
September
16
October
10
November
11
December

Which is the busiest car rental month in Cape Town (Downtown)?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car in Cape Town (Downtown) in December, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
193%
January
125%
February
101%
March
74%
April
77%
May
28%
June
66%
July
54%
August
59%
September
64%
October
132%
November
227%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty ZA Nissan Almera 4 2 Small cars
Thrifty ZA Hyundai i10 Grand 5 1 Small cars
Firefly VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
BLUU Toyota Corolla 4 1 Medium cars
BLUU Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Toyota Etios 4 2 Medium cars

Top 6 Suppliers in Cape Town (Downtown) in 2022

Hertz
Excellent 8.9
+270214106800
40 Loop Street, Cape Town, 8000
$29 - $125
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+27214221480
Hertzog Blvd cnr C. Barnard St 8001 Cape Town
$32 - $162
Keddy
Excellent 8.7
+27214252382 / +27214215190
34 Prestwich St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001
$32 - $89
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+270214215190
1 Lower Buitengracht, Foreshore, Cape Town
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
BLUU
Excellent 8.6
+270214185232
8005, 33 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
$32 - $106
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Thrifty ZA
Thrifty ZA
Excellent 8.2
+270214184137 / +27678019089
Hamilton House, Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-12:00
Sun:09:00-12:00
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