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Car Rental in Pietermaritzburg

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Mini
Toyota Agya or similar
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$14.40 per day
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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Mini
Toyota Agya or similar
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$18.56 per day
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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Starlet or similar
Toyota Starlet
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$18.63 per day
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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$20.16 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$20.54 / per day
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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$20.73 / per day
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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4x
  • x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$21.14 / per day
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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Figo AMB or similar
Ford Figo AMB
  • 4x
  • x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$23.25 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 04:34 on 2021-06-22. 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
10.0

One-Way Car Rentals in Pietermaritzburg

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Pietermaritzburg and drop off in another city include:

  • From Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town - 58 offers from US$ 24.62 per day

Top 13 Cities near Pietermaritzburg

  1. Johannesburg Car Rentals from $10.58 per day
    455.4 km / 283.0 miles away
  2. Durban Car Rentals from $10.58 per day
    69.7 km / 43.3 miles away
  3. 658.7 km / 409.3 miles away
  4. 467.5 km / 290.5 miles away
  5. 825.3 km / 512.8 miles away
  6. East London Car Rentals from $9.36 per day
    485.7 km / 301.8 miles away
  7. Pretoria Car Rentals from $18.24 per day
    482.8 km / 300.0 miles away
  8. Bloemfontein Car Rentals from $10.58 per day
    401.6 km / 249.5 miles away
  9. Richards Bay Car Rentals from $14.40 per day
    192.7 km / 119.7 miles away
  10. Polokwane Car Rentals from $10.58 per day
    651.3 km / 404.7 miles away
  11. Upington Car Rentals from $14.40 per day
    898.8 km / 558.5 miles away
  12. Kimberley Car Rentals from $10.58 per day
    554.3 km / 344.5 miles away
  13. Sishen Car Rentals from $9.54 per day
    755.0 km / 469.1 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Pietermaritzburg

  1. 0.7 km / 0.5 miles away
  2. 69.7 km / 43.3 miles away
  3. 192.7 km / 119.7 miles away
  4. 401.6 km / 249.5 miles away
  5. 443.6 km / 275.7 miles away
  6. 449.3 km / 279.2 miles away
  7. 463.4 km / 287.9 miles away
  8. 478.2 km / 297.1 miles away
  9. 478.8 km / 297.5 miles away
  10. 482.8 km / 300.0 miles away
  11. 485.7 km / 301.8 miles away
  12. 492.4 km / 306.0 miles away
  13. 549.7 km / 341.5 miles away
  14. 554.3 km / 344.5 miles away
  15. 651.3 km / 404.7 miles away
  16. 660.9 km / 410.7 miles away
  17. Sishen Airport Car Rentals from $9.54 per day
    755.0 km / 469.1 miles away
  18. Upington Airport Car Rentals from $14.40 per day
    898.8 km / 558.5 miles away
  19. George Airport Car Rentals from $10.58 per day
    899.1 km / 558.7 miles away
  20. Paarl Val De Vie Car Rentals from $18.56 per day
    1175.1 km / 730.2 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Pietermaritzburg?

Car rental prices in Pietermaritzburg vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Pietermaritzburg
$44.16
January
$50.43
February
March
$59.98
April
$17.90
May
June
$41.38
July
August
$20.27
September
$44.24
October
$58.31
November
$61.89
December
The best month to rent a car in Pietermaritzburg is May (when prices for an Economy class start from $17.90). This is 60% cheaper than the yearly average and 71% cheaper than renting in December (when rental prices start at $61.89 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Pietermaritzburg?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in May, travelers rent a car for an average of 16 days in August, the average rental period is 4 days.
Average Rental Length in Pietermaritzburg
12
January
10
February
7
March
6
April
16
May
5
June
6
July
4
August
13
September
8
October
6
November
8
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Pietermaritzburg?

While travelers visit Pietermaritzburg year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is February, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Pietermaritzburg by Monthly Searches
65%
January
264%
February
193%
March
33%
April
44%
May
27%
June
27%
July
28%
August
42%
September
54%
October
200%
November
223%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Firefly Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
SIXT Suzuki Celerio 5 Small cars
Firefly Lexus ES 4 2 Premium cars
Firefly Toyota Fortuner 5 1 SUVs
Budget VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz BMW 3 series Aut. 4 2 Large cars

Our Customers Reviews

South Africa
VW Kombi
August 27, 2020
Please double check if everything is in order even if it not something major because we as customers might found ourself having to pay for something that we did not do.Other then that i am happy and will still come back if i have to

Top 7 Suppliers in Pietermaritzburg in 2021

Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.9
+270333866850
24 Pharazyn way, Pietermaritzburg Airport, Oribi Village, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
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
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+27112309999
Oribi Airport, 1 Phazaryn Road
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.7
+27333862077
ORIBI AIRPORT
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
Bidvest
Bidvest
Excellent 8.6
+27333862750
1 Pharazyn Place, Pietermaritzburg Airport, Oribi Village, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Sat:08:00-12:00
Sun:07:30-17:00
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+27333862077
Oribi Airport, 1 Pharazyn Way, Oribi Village, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
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
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+27333866101
Oribi Village, Pietermaritzburg, 3205, South Africa
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:08:00-12:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+27333866101
Oribi Airport
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:08:00-12:00
Sun:13:00-17:30
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