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Car Rental in Richards Bay

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Mini
Toyota Agya or similar
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$14.31 per day
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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Mini
Toyota Agya or similar
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$18.45 per day
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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Starlet or similar
Toyota Starlet
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$18.52 per day
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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$20.04 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$20.42 / per day
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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$20.61 / per day
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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4x
  • x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$21.02 / per day
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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Figo AMB or similar
Ford Figo AMB
  • 4x
  • x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$23.12 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 12:06 on 2021-08-01. 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%

Top 10 Cities near Richards Bay

  1. Johannesburg Car Rentals from $10.51 per day
    477.6 km / 296.8 miles away
  2. 183.5 km / 114.0 miles away
  3. Nelspruit Car Rentals from $20.04 per day
    378.3 km / 235.1 miles away
  4. Port Elizabeth Car Rentals from $8.88 per day
    735.8 km / 457.2 miles away
  5. East London Car Rentals from $14.31 per day
    627.8 km / 390.1 miles away
  6. Pretoria Car Rentals from $13.34 per day
    513.7 km / 319.2 miles away
  7. Bloemfontein Car Rentals from $10.51 per day
    565.2 km / 351.2 miles away
  8. Pietermaritzburg Car Rentals from $14.31 per day
    193.3 km / 120.1 miles away
  9. Polokwane Car Rentals from $10.51 per day
    604.0 km / 375.3 miles away
  10. Kimberley Car Rentals from $10.51 per day
    714.3 km / 443.8 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Richards Bay

  1. 0.5 km / 0.3 miles away
  2. 135.7 km / 84.3 miles away
  3. 193.3 km / 120.1 miles away
  4. 378.3 km / 235.1 miles away
  5. 385.5 km / 239.5 miles away
  6. 477.6 km / 296.8 miles away
  7. 506.1 km / 314.5 miles away
  8. 513.7 km / 319.2 miles away
  9. 516.0 km / 320.6 miles away
  10. 565.2 km / 351.2 miles away
  11. 604.0 km / 375.3 miles away
  12. 627.8 km / 390.1 miles away
  13. 673.5 km / 418.5 miles away
  14. 714.3 km / 443.8 miles away
  15. 735.8 km / 457.2 miles away
  16. 847.4 km / 526.5 miles away
  17. Sishen Airport Car Rentals from $9.48 per day
    899.2 km / 558.8 miles away
  18. Upington Airport Car Rentals from $14.31 per day
    1058.3 km / 657.6 miles away
  19. George Airport Car Rentals from $10.51 per day
    1091.9 km / 678.4 miles away
  20. Paarl Val De Vie Car Rentals from $18.45 per day
    1367.6 km / 849.8 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

Car rental prices in Richards Bay 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 Richards Bay
January
February
March
$29.83
April
May
June
July
$40.35
August
$13.05
September
$26.11
October
November
$47.86
December
The best month to rent a car in Richards Bay is September (when prices for an Economy class start from $13.05). This is 58% cheaper than the yearly average and 73% cheaper than renting in December (when rental prices start at $47.86 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Richards Bay?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in January, travelers rent a car for an average of 9 days in April, the average rental period is 4 days.
Average Rental Length in Richards Bay
9
January
8
February
8
March
4
April
5
May
4
June
5
July
6
August
4
September
6
October
5
November
4
December

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

While travelers visit Richards Bay year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is March, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Richards Bay by Monthly Searches
33%
January
223%
February
279%
March
18%
April
13%
May
12%
June
12%
July
12%
August
72%
September
77%
October
192%
November
258%
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
SIXT Ford Ranger Double Cab 4 2 Large cars

Top 8 Suppliers in Richards Bay in 2021

Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.9
+270357861201
Fish Eagle Flight, Richards Bay airport, Richards Bay, 3900
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:12:00-14:00
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+27357860001
Delivery Service
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.7
+27357860896
Richards Bay 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
+27357860986
Nkoninga Road, Richards Bay Airport, Richards Bay, 3900
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:08:00-12:00
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+27357860896
Richards Bay Airport, Richards Bay, 3900, 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
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
0874054242
Office 3 Mivaness Building Cnr Rex Henderson And Turnbull
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
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+27357868100
30 Fish Eagle Flight, Birdswood, Richards Bay, 3900, 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
Thrifty ZA
Thrifty ZA
Excellent 8.2
+27357861404
Richards Bay Airport, Fish Eagle Flight Road, Birdswood, Richards Bay, 3900
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:08:30-12:30
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