Car Rental East London Airport (ELS)

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East London Airport, East London, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$11.84 / per day
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Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
$13.47 / per day
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Compact
Hyundai Accent or similar
Hyundai Accent
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$15.80 / per day
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Standard
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$28.12 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Full-size Elite
Ford EcoSport or similar
Ford EcoSport
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$38.25 / per day
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Intermediate
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bidvest
$54.82 / per day
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Full-size
BMW 3 series Aut. or similar
BMW 3 series Aut.
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$42.68 / per day
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Premium
BMW 3 series or similar
BMW 3 series
  • 4x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$43.03 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 14:30 on 2020-02-04. 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
Average car rental length
12 days
Economy car rental price
$20.20 / per day
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
6.0

Airport info

Rating
6.4
  • Getting to the airport 8.0
  • Departure and check-in 10.0
  • Terminal facilities 7.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 3.0
  • Lounge 1.5

East London Airport (ELS)

  • IATA: ELS
  • ICAO: FAEL
  • Airport name: East London Airport (ELS)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 133 m / 436 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Distance from City: 5.6 miles / 9 km W of town

Top 17 Locations near East London Airport

  1. 230.4 km / 143.1 miles away
  2. 448.8 km / 278.9 miles away
  3. 461.9 km / 287.0 miles away
  4. 492.7 km / 306.1 miles away
  5. Car Rental at George Airport from $23.80 per day
    516.3 km / 320.8 miles away
  6. 553.8 km / 344.1 miles away
  7. 627.4 km / 389.8 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Sishen Airport from $13.43 per day
    757.0 km / 470.4 miles away
  9. 768.2 km / 477.3 miles away
  10. 789.2 km / 490.4 miles away
  11. 811.9 km / 504.5 miles away
  12. 821.7 km / 510.6 miles away
  13. 861.2 km / 535.1 miles away
  14. 889.6 km / 552.8 miles away
  15. 908.3 km / 564.4 miles away
  16. 1034.3 km / 642.7 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at East London Airport?

The cost of renting a car at East London Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at East London Airport
$34.73
January
$149.76
February
$51.00
March
$39.79
April
$30.74
May
June
$36.46
July
$15.19
August
$27.94
September
$32.01
October
November
$32.32
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at East London Airport is August when prices for an Economy class start from $15.19. You can see that this is 66% cheaper than the yearly average and 90% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $149.76 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 at East London Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in February the average rental period is 10 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average Rental Length at East London Airport
9
January
10
February
10
March
8
April
9
May
10
June
8
July
8
August
4
September
3
October
4
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at East London Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at East London Airport in April, while the fewest number of travelers rent in October.
East London Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
148%
January
158%
February
145%
March
172%
April
169%
May
94%
June
142%
July
161%
August
6%
September
October
1%
November
4%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Renault Clio 5 2 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla 4 1 Medium cars
Hertz Chevrolet Spark 5 Small cars
Avis VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Avis Mercedes Benz C Class 3 2 Premium cars
Avis BMW 3 Series 4 2 Premium cars
Budget Hyundai I20 4 1 Small cars
Firefly Datsun Go 5 1 Small cars
Bidvest Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Fortuner 5 1 SUVs

FAQ

What do you need to rent a car at East London Airport (ELS)?
In most cases, you need a driver’s license, passport or ID card, and a credit card (in the name of the main driver), and the booking voucher to rent a car. Some companies may have additional requirements (be sure to check the rental conditions).
On what side of the road do they drive in South Africa?
Drivers must drive on the left side of the road.
Can I rent a car at 18 in South Africa?
Yes, you can rent a car at the age of 18.
How old do you have to be to rent a car at East London Airport (ELS)?
You must be between 18 and 75 years old.
Can you rent automatic cars at East London Airport (ELS)?
Yes, automatic cars are available from Budget, Keddy, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Bidvest at East London Airport (ELS).
Can I rent a car with a debit card?
Though most companies require a credit card to leave a deposit, some accept debit cards. Check the rental conditions for more information.
Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Most companies require a credit card to pick up the car. Some may accept debit cards or cash. Check the rental conditions for more information.
What car classes can I rent?
Small cars, SUVs, Large cars, Premium cars, Medium cars, People Carriers/Vans and Station wagons vehicle types are available at East London Airport (ELS).
Can I rent a car at East London Airport (ELS) with my home country’s driver's license (for example, U.S., U.K., or Australia)?
In most cases, a driver’s license from your home country is acceptable if it uses the Latin alphabet. In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) at East London Airport (ELS).
Do I need an International Driving Permit at East London Airport (ELS)?
In most cases, if your driver’s license uses the Latin alphabet, you can rent a car in at East London Airport (ELS) without an International Driving Permit (IDP). In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) at East London Airport (ELS).
How much does an additional driver cost? Is there an option for a free additional driver?
No rental company at East London Airport (ELS) offers a free additional driver.
How much does it cost to rent a car at East London Airport (ELS)?
A rental car costs $37 per day, on average. The lowest daily price found in the past 48 hours was $12 at Hertz.
How much is car rental for a week?
The average price for a weekly rental at East London Airport (ELS) is $256. In the past 48 hours, the lowest price for a weekly rental at East London Airport (ELS) was $83.
What car rental companies are located at East London Airport (ELS)?
Budget, Keddy, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Bidvest can be found at East London Airport (ELS).
What car rental companies are onsite (in terminal) at East London Airport (ELS)?
Bidvest, Keddy, Avis and Budget are located onsite at East London Airport (ELS).
What is the best car rental company at East London Airport (ELS)?
Ratings and reviews left by our users indicate that the best providers are Keddy (8.6, 1 reviews) and SIXT (8.5, 1 reviews).

Our Customers Reviews

South Africa
Ford Ecosport
February 24, 2020
Eastern Cape is beautiful. Great place to explore the rolling hills.

Top 9 Suppliers for East London Airport in 2020

Hertz
Excellent 8.9
+270437362116
66 Settlers Way, East London Airport, East London, 5200
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.8
+27437362222 / +27662840501
Unit 6 Car Rental Section, Airport, 5200, East London
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+448444993399
London Regatta Centre,Dockside
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+4403713843412
Hartmann Rd, Royal Docks, London E16 2PX
Bidvest
Bidvest
Excellent 8.6
+27437075310
66 Settlers Way, Greenfields, East London, 5201
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+4403713843412
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+4403445446030
London City Airport
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+27437098200
East London Airport
First Car Rental
First Car Rental
Excellent 8.3
+27437362900 / +27823134050
East London Airport, East London, 5200

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