Car Rental Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 10:29 on 2019-11-11. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
Average car rental length
Economy car rental price
$21.35 / per day
Speed limit out of town
Speed limit within town
Acceptable limit of BAC
Airport Car Rental
Port Elizabeth Airport is also known as Nelson Mandela International Airport and H. F. Verwoerd Airport.
Top international routes
- Cape Town
- East London
FlySafair, British Airways, Airlink, Mango, South African Airways, and CemAir
The single passenger terminal hosts all domestic and international flights.
Port Elizabeth Airport is just 3 km (2 mi) from the city center. 3rd Avenue, Villiers Road, 6th Avenue, and Target Kloof Road are the main streets connecting the airport to the city.
Most popular types of rental car
- Large cars - from $33 per day
- Medium cars - from $23 per day
- People Carriers / Vans - from $59 per day
- Premium cars - from $60 per day
- Small cars - from $19 per day
- SUVs - from $53 per day
Top car rental companies
- Hertz (Tel: +270415086600)
- Thrifty (Tel: +27415814774 / +27415813470 / +27725408835)
- SIXT (Tel: +27112309958)
- Keddy (Tel: +27415089500)
- Europcar (Tel: +27415089500)
- Bidvest (Tel: +27415814242 / +27415814282)
- Avis (Tel: +27415017200)
- Budget (Tel: +27415017200)
- First Car Rental (Tel: +27415812027)
Car rental desks
Most are inside the airport terminal and are easy to find by following the signs. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.
Services and facilities
Although the airport is quite small, you’ll find cafeterias, fast food outlets, and a restaurant, as well as convenience stores and gift shops. There are also ATMs, a currency exchange at the information desk, three nearby hotels, a pharmacy, baby changing rooms, and a prayer room. Some of the facilities at Port Elizabeth Airport are equipped for passengers with reduced mobility, and you can request more assistance by contacting your airline in advance or asking at the airport information desk. You can find more information on the airport's official website.
Nearest gas station
Caltex–Hobie Beach gas station, located at 1 Marine Drive, Schoenmakerskop, can be reached in about 12 minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near the airport and in Port Elizabeth.
Popular one-way rentals
- Cape Town (761 km / 473 mi)
- Windhoek (1,890 km / 1,174 mi)
- George (335 km / 208 mi)
- Durban (913 km / 567 mi)
- Johannesburg (1,050 km / 652 mi)
- Maseru (714 km / 459 mi)
Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
- IATA: PLZ
- ICAO: FAPE
- Airport name: Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
- Airport type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
- Airport Size: Medium Airport
- Elevation AMSL: 68 m / 226 ft
- Runway Surface: Asphalt
- Distance from City: 5.6 miles / 9 km S of town
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Car Rental at George Airport from $13.11 per day298.5 km / 185.5 miles away
Car Rental at Bloemfontein Airport from $11.44 per day547.8 km / 340.4 miles away
Car Rental at Kimberley Airport from $11.44 per day581.9 km / 361.6 miles away
Car Rental at Cape Town Airport from $13.11 per day646.8 km / 401.9 miles away
Car Rental at Pietermaritzburg Airport from $11.44 per day660.5 km / 410.4 miles away
Car Rental at Durban, King Shaka International Airport from $11.91 per day711.7 km / 442.2 miles away
Car Rental at Upington Airport from $11.44 per day746.5 km / 463.8 miles away
Car Rental at Sishen Airport from $18.12 per day747.5 km / 464.5 miles away
Car Rental at Richards Bay Airport from $11.44 per day846.9 km / 526.3 miles away
Car Rental at Johannesburg, Tambo International Airport from $11.44 per day908.4 km / 564.4 miles away
Car Rental at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport from $11.44 per day921.9 km / 572.8 miles away
Car Rental at Pretoria, Wonderboom Airport from $16.60 per day959.8 km / 596.4 miles away
Car Rental at Nelspruit Airport from $17.65 per day1072.6 km / 666.5 miles away
Car Rental at Nelspruit, Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport from $11.44 per day1093.1 km / 679.2 miles away
Car Rental at Polokwane Airport from $11.44 per day1187.6 km / 737.9 miles away
Map of Car Rental Locations
When are car rental prices cheapest at Port Elizabeth Airport?
The cost of renting a car at Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth Airport
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Port Elizabeth Airport is May when prices for an Economy class start from $20.11. You can see that this is 46% cheaper than the yearly average and 78% cheaper than renting a car in January (when rental prices start at $90.85 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 Port Elizabeth Airport?
Travel length differs from one month to another: in October the average rental period is 14 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 9 days.
Average Rental Length at Port Elizabeth Airport
Which is the busiest car rental month at Port Elizabeth Airport?
Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Port Elizabeth Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Port Elizabeth Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Rental Agent||Make / Model||Doors||Luggage||Type|
|Hertz||Renault Clio||5||2||Small cars|
|Hertz||Toyota RAV 4||5||2||SUVs|
|Hertz||Toyota Corolla||4||2||Medium cars|
|Hertz||Toyota Corolla||4||1||Medium cars|
|Hertz||Chevrolet Spark||5||Small cars|
|Budget||VW Polo||4||2||Small cars|
|Hertz||Toyota Avanza||5||2||People Carriers / Vans|
|Hertz||VW Polo||5||1||Small cars|
|Hertz||Toyota Quantum||5||4||People Carriers / Vans|
Our Customers Reviews
July 8, 2019
Picking up the car in PE, at the airport allowed us to drive the Garden Route to Cape Town and lots of stops!
Top 9 Suppliers for Port Elizabeth Airport in 2019
Airport W Rd, Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6070
+27415814774 / +27415813470 / +27725408835
Airport Road, Allister Miller Dr, Walmer, 6001, Port Elizabeth
No.1 De Haviland Ave, Walmer,
PORT ELIZABETH AIRPORT
Port Elizabeth International Airport, Allister Miller Dr, Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6000
+27415814242 / +27415814282
Forest Hill, Port Elizabeth Airport, Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6011
Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6011, South Africa
Port Elizabeth Airport Alistair Miller Drive
First Car Rental
6001 De Haviland Ave 1, Walmer, Port Elizabeth
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