Car Rental at Richards Bay Airport

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Richards Bay Airport, Richards Bay, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Richards Bay Airport
Mini
Toyota Agya or similar
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
$16.23 per day
Richards Bay Airport
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or similar
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$18.75 per day
Richards Bay Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$22.28 per day
Richards Bay Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$29.55 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Richards Bay Airport
Standard
Toyota Quest or similar
Toyota Quest
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
First Car Rental
$34.78 per day
Richards Bay Airport
Compact Elite SUV
Volkswagen T-Roc or similar
Volkswagen T-Roc
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$69.70 per day
Richards Bay Airport
Premium
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$105.58 per day
Richards Bay Airport
Standard Elite SUV
Volkswagen Tiguan or similar
Volkswagen Tiguan
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$136.18 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 08:16 on 2024-07-13. 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
$54 per day
Average car rental length
7 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
$1.25 per liter or $4.72 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$1.15 per liter or $4.36 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.50 per liter or $5.69 per gallon

Airport info

Rating
5.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.0
  • Check-in and departures 6.2
  • Terminal facilities 8.7
  • Wi-Fi 4.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 4.7
  • Lounge 4.7

Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

  • IATA: RCB
  • ICAO: FARB
  • Name: Richards Bay Airport (RCB)
  • Distance from city: 2.5 miles / 4 km

Top 19 locations near Richards Bay Airport

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When are car rental prices the lowest at Richards Bay Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Richards Bay Airport varies by season. The table and graph below can help you find the best time of year to save on a rental car.
Average rental costs per day at Richards Bay Airport
$27.92
January
$38.94
February
$81.03
March
$26.45
April
May
$34.10
June
$41.17
July
$18.86
August
$27.37
September
$47.09
October
$26.36
November
$27.71
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Richards Bay Airport is August — when rental costs average $18.86 per day. This is 48% cheaper than the yearly average and 77% cheaper than renting a car in March (when prices average $81.03 per day).

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.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Richards Bay Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in April the average rental period is 13 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 1 days.
Average number of rental days at Richards Bay Airport
4
January
5
February
1
March
13
April
May
8
June
3
July
7
August
10
September
4
October
4
November
5
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Richards Bay Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Richards Bay Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car in December, while they are least likely to rent in in October.
Monthly searches at Richards Bay Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
117%
January
94%
February
47%
March
117%
April
May
70%
June
117%
July
47%
August
70%
September
23%
October
47%
November
351%
December

Car rental information

Popular suppliers First Car Rental, Firefly, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, Vans, SUVs
Lowest price $16 per day
Cheapest supplier Firefly

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
Budget Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Ertiga 5 2 Vans
First Car Rental Proton X50 4 2 SUVs
Budget Toyota Corolla 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Enterprise Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Hertz
8.2 / 10
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Lowest-rated company
Dollar
7.7 / 10
Total rental companies
10
Average daily price
$54.13
Lowest daily price
$16.23
Total cars available
113

Top 10 suppliers at Richards Bay Airport in 2024

Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2 / 4 reviews
+270357861201
Fish Eagle Flight, Richards Bay airport, Richards Bay, 3900
$18 - $59
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:12:00-17:00
First Car Rental
Very good 8.2 / 1 review
+27357860001
Meet And Greet Location, Renter Will Be Met Outside Arrivals With A Name Board., ,
$17 - $139
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:09:00-11:00
Budget
Budget
Very good 8 / 1 review
+27357868100
Richards Bay Airport
$25 - $165
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:30
Tue:07:30-17:30
Wed:07:30-17:30
Thu:07:30-17:30
Fri:07:30-17:30
Sat:07:30-12:30
Sun:11:30-13:30; 16:00-17:30
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8
860999500
Unit 2 39 Dollar Drive
$20 - $114
Working hours
Mon:07:00-18:00
Tue:07:00-18:00
Wed:07:00-18:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:07:00-12:00
Sun:07:00-12:00
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8
+27357860896
Richards Bay Airport
$20 - $108
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
Europcar
Good 7.9
+27357860896
Richards Bay Airport, Richards Bay, 3900, South Africa
$17 - $92
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
Thrifty
Thrifty
Good 7.9
357861201
Richards Bay A/P
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-17:00
Fri:07:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:12:00-17:00
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.8 / 2 reviews
+27357861201
Nkoninga Road, Richards Bay Airport, Richards Bay, 3900
$16 - $55
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:12:00-17:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7
+27357868100
30 Fish Eagle Flight, Birdswood, Richards Bay, 3900, South Africa
$25 - $169
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:30
Tue:07:30-17:30
Wed:07:30-17:30
Thu:07:30-17:30
Fri:07:30-17:30
Sat:07:30-12:30
Sun:11:30-13:30; 16:00-17:30
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
357861201
Richards Bay A/P
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-17:00
Fri:07:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:12:00-17:00
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