Car Rental at East London Airport

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East London Airport, East London, South Africa
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500+ Trusted Suppliers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$26.27 per day
Economy
Volkswagen Polo Vivo or similar
Volkswagen Polo Vivo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$29.60 per day
Compact
Nissan Almera or similar
Nissan Almera
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
$35.05 per day
Mini Elite
Hyundai Grand i10 or similar
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty
$39.34 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or similar
Volkswagen Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$47.00 / per day
Standard
Toyota Quest Aut. or similar
Toyota Quest Aut.
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$68.27 / per day
Premium
Audi Q2 or similar
Audi Q2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
BLUU
$72.15 / per day
Minivan
Toyota Avanza or similar
Toyota Avanza
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$95.87 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2023-01-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
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Travel Information

Language
IsiZulu,
Xhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Traffic direction
Left-hand side
Country code
27
Average car rental price
$51.69 / per day
Average car rental length
12 days
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mph
Speed limit out of town
100 km/h
62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.0

Airport info

Rating
6.4
  • Getting to the airport 8.0
  • Check-in and departures 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
  • Name: East London Airport (ELS)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Distance from city: 5.6 miles / 9 km W of town

Top 20 Locations near East London Airport

  1. 132.5 km / 82.3 miles away
  2. 236.8 km / 147.1 miles away
  3. 444.1 km / 275.9 miles away
  4. 462.7 km / 287.5 miles away
  5. 487.4 km / 302.9 miles away
  6. Car Rental at George Airport from $26.27 per day
    522.9 km / 324.9 miles away
  7. 556.1 km / 345.6 miles away
  8. 622.0 km / 386.5 miles away
  9. Car Rental at Ulundi Airport from $15.07 per day
    622.1 km / 386.5 miles away
  10. 754.1 km / 468.6 miles away
  11. 766.4 km / 476.2 miles away
  12. 766.4 km / 476.2 miles away
  13. 777.4 km / 483.1 miles away
  14. 787.7 km / 489.5 miles away
  15. 810.0 km / 503.3 miles away
  16. 816.2 km / 507.2 miles away
  17. 820.0 km / 509.5 miles away
  18. 867.9 km / 539.3 miles away
  19. 894.4 km / 555.7 miles away
  20. 904.7 km / 562.1 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
$34.58
January
$149.12
February
$50.79
March
$39.62
April
$30.61
May
June
$36.31
July
$15.13
August
$27.82
September
$31.88
October
November
$32.18
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 $15.13. 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 $149.12 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are just 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 frequent 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
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 month for car rental at East London Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at East London Airport in April, while they are least likely to to rent in in October.
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 Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty Hyundai Grand i10 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty Nissan Almera 4 2 Small cars
First Car Rental Nissan Almera 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion Volkswagen Polo Vivo 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
BLUU Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
Europcar Kia Picanto 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

South Africa
Toyota Agya
January 3, 2023
Visited family and enjoyed my trip
South Africa
Hyundai i10 Grand
March 10, 2022
I went home this time
South Africa
VW Polo
February 9, 2022
East London Beach front IN South Africa is a Woooow
South Africa
Ford Ecosport
February 24, 2020
Eastern Cape is beautiful. Great place to explore the rolling hills.

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Hertz
8.96 / 10
Lowest rated company
Firefly
8.01 / 10
Total number of reviews
4
Total rental companies
12
Average daily price
$51.69
Lowest daily price
$26.27
Total cars available
76

Top 12 Suppliers at East London Airport in 2023

Hertz
Hertz
Exceptional 9 / 15 reviews
+270437362116
66 Settlers Way, East London Airport, East London, 5200
$31 - $216
Working hours
Mon:05:00-22:00
Tue:05:00-22:00
Wed:05:00-22:00
Thu:05:00-22:00
Fri:05:00-22:00
Sat:05:00-22:00
Sun:05:00-22:00
BLUU
Excellent 8.9 / 7 reviews
+27437075310
66 Settlers Way, Greenfields, East London, 5201
$43 - $133
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:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Europcar
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
+27437362230
Settlers Way, East London Airport, East London, 5200, South Africa
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:30-19:00
Sun:07:03-19:00
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.6 / 4 reviews
+27112309999
66 Settlers Way, Greenfields
$34 - $176
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
+27437362230
East London Airport
$26 - $33
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:30-19:00
Sun:07:03-19:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.6 / 2 reviews
+27437098200
East London Airport
$32 - $161
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:30
Tue:08:00-18:30
Wed:08:00-18:30
Thu:08:00-18:30
Fri:08:00-18:30
Sat:08:00-18:30
Sun:08:00-18:30
Thrifty
Excellent 8.6
+270437362222 / +270662840501
East London Airport, Unit 6 Car Rental Section, East London, 5200
$39 - $165
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
GreenMotion
Excellent 8.5 / 2 reviews
+27411804900 / +27636472282
East London Airport, East London, 5200
$30 - $30
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Bidvest
Bidvest
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
+437075310
East London Airport/ Breezyvale Road
Working hours
Mon:06:00-21:00
Tue:06:00-21:00
Wed:06:00-21:00
Thu:06:00-21:00
Fri:06:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.4
+27437098200
East London, 5200, South Africa
$34 - $161
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:30
Tue:08:00-18:30
Wed:08:00-18:30
Thu:08:00-18:30
Fri:08:00-18:30
Sat:08:00-18:30
Sun:08:00-18:30
First Car Rental
Excellent 8.2
+27437362900 / +27823134050
66 Settlers Way, East London Airport
$27 - $158
Working hours
Mon:07:00-18:30
Tue:07:00-18:30
Wed:07:00-18:30
Thu:07:00-18:30
Fri:07:00-18:30
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
Firefly
Firefly
Excellent 8 / 11 reviews
+27437362116
East London Airport, East London, 5201
$28 - $210
Working hours
Mon:05:00-22:00
Tue:05:00-22:00
Wed:05:00-22:00
Thu:05:00-22:00
Fri:05:00-22:00
Sat:05:00-22:00
Sun:05:00-22:00
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