Car Rental in Richards Bay

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Richards Bay Airport
Mini
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
$18.98 / per day
Downtown
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
$24.57 / per day
Richards Bay Airport
Economy
Volkswagen Polo Vivo or similar
Volkswagen Polo Vivo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$25.21 / per day
Richards Bay Airport
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or similar
Volkswagen Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$33.93 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Richards Bay Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$35.74 / per day
Downtown
Premium
Audi Q2 or similar
Audi Q2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
BLUU
$63.84 / per day
Richards Bay Airport
Standard Elite SUV
Volkswagen Tiguan or similar
Volkswagen Tiguan
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$140.34 / per day
Richards Bay Airport
Standard
Toyota Quest or similar
Toyota Quest
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
First Car Rental
$38.45 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 20:52 on 2024-06-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
IsiZulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English
Currency
ZAR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+27
Average car rental price
$48 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
60 km/h or 37 mph
Speed limit out of town
100 - 120 km/h or 62 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gas price
$1.27 per liter or $4.81 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$1.17 per liter or $4.44 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.53 per liter or $5.80 per gallon

Top 20 cities near Richards Bay

  1. 135.3 km / 84.1 miles
  2. 192.9 km / 119.9 miles
  3. 289.6 km / 179.9 miles
  4. 322.5 km / 200.4 miles
  5. 385.9 km / 239.8 miles
  6. 453.2 km / 281.6 miles
  7. 477.7 km / 296.8 miles
  8. 501.6 km / 311.7 miles
  9. 506.3 km / 314.6 miles
  10. 565 km / 351.1 miles
  11. 604.3 km / 375.5 miles
  12. 627.4 km / 389.8 miles
  13. 714.1 km / 443.7 miles
  14. 846.9 km / 526.2 miles
  15. 899.1 km / 558.7 miles
  16. 1,040.9 km / 646.8 miles
  17. 1,091.4 km / 678.2 miles
  18. 1,370 km / 851.3 miles
  19. 1,381.8 km / 858.6 miles
  20. 1,405 km / 873 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Richards Bay?

Car rental prices in Richards Bay vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Richards Bay
$27.44
January
$38.26
February
$79.61
March
$25.99
April
May
$28.89
June
$38.59
July
$18.53
August
$26.89
September
$46.26
October
$25.90
November
$27.22
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Richards Bay is August (when prices average $18.53 per day). This is 47% cheaper than the yearly average and 77% cheaper than renting in March (when prices average $79.61).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Richards Bay?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in April, the average renter keeps their car for 13 days, and in March, they keep their car for one day.
Average number of rental days in Richards Bay
4
January
5
February
1
March
13
April
May
4
June
3
July
7
August
10
September
4
October
4
November
5
December

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

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Richards Bay is December, and the least popular is October.
Monthly searches in Richards Bay by pick-up date relative to the average
122%
January
98%
February
49%
March
122%
April
May
49%
June
98%
July
49%
August
73%
September
24%
October
49%
November
367%
December

Car rental information

Car rental locations 2
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers First Car Rental, Budget, Hertz, Firefly
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, Vans, SUVs
Lowest price $19 per day
Cheapest supplier First Car Rental

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
Budget Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Ertiga 5 2 Vans
First Car Rental Toyota Corolla Cross 5 3 SUVs
Budget Toyota Corolla 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Hertz
8.2 / 10
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Lowest-rated company
Bidvest
7.6 / 10
Total rental companies
11
Average daily price
$47.63
Lowest daily price
$18.98
Total cars available
82

Top 11 suppliers in Richards Bay in 2024

Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2 / 4 reviews
1 location
$25 - $34
First Car Rental
First Car Rental
Very good 8.2 / 1 review
1 location
$19 - $137
BLUU
BLUU
Very good 8.1 / 1 review
1 location
$24 - $106
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.1
1 location
$21 - $152
Budget
Budget
Very good 8 / 1 review
1 location
$26 - $162
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8
1 location
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
$23 - $28
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.9
1 location
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.9
1 location
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7
1 location
$24 - $149
Bidvest
Bidvest
Good 7.6
1 location
$25 - $51
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