Car Hire in Cape Town (Downtown)

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City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
£ 15.21 / per day
City Centre
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
£ 18.19 / per day
City Centre
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or comparable
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
£ 21.16 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 28.85 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 29.56 / per day
City Centre
Premium
Audi Q2 or comparable
Audi Q2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
BLUU
£ 55.84 / per day
City Centre
Compact Elite SUV
Volkswagen T-Roc or comparable
Volkswagen T-Roc
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 57.45 / per day
City Centre
Standard
Toyota Quest or comparable
Toyota Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 57.70 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:51 on 2024-05-24.

Travel Information

Languages
IsiZulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English
Currency
ZAR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+27
Average car hire price
£ 35 per day
Average car hire length
8 days
Speed limit within city centre
60 km/h or 37 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
100 - 120 km/h or 62 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Score
8.5 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 0.99 per litre or £ 3.75 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 0.94 per litre or £ 3.55 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.07 per litre or £ 4.03 / 1 gallon

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Cape Town (Downtown) the most affordable?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in Cape Town (Downtown) fluctuate depending on the season. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Cape Town (Downtown)
£ 26.35
January
£ 29.24
February
£ 29.95
March
£ 36.29
April
£ 32.32
May
£ 33.21
June
£ 30.43
July
£ 33.60
August
£ 36.05
September
£ 26.48
October
£ 24.41
November
£ 28.55
December
The best month to hire a car in Cape Town (Downtown) is November — when the average price for a hire is £ 24.41 per day. This is 20% less than the yearly average and 33% less than hiring a car in April (when the average price is £ 36.29 per day).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

What’s the usual hire length for renters in Cape Town (Downtown)?

Car hire lengths differ depending on the time of year: in February, the average hire length is 9 days, while in April, it is only 7 days.
Average number of hire days in Cape Town (Downtown)
8
January
9
February
8
March
7
April
7
May
7
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
9
October
8
November
8
December

Which time of year sees the highest demand for car hire in Cape Town (Downtown)?

Given the number of users searching for a car in Cape Town (Downtown), there is a higher probability of travellers hiring a car in Cape Town (Downtown) in January in comparison to hiring a car in in July.
Monthly searches in Cape Town (Downtown) by pick-up date relative to the average
215%
January
178%
February
121%
March
72%
April
55%
May
35%
June
31%
July
60%
August
47%
September
87%
October
140%
November
158%
December

Car Hire Information

Popular suppliers First Car Rental, Hertz, Keddy, Firefly, Europcar
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars
Lowest price £ 15 per day
Cheapest supplier First Car Rental

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
Keddy Kia Picanto 5 1 Small cars
Keddy Volkswagen Polo 5 2 Small cars
First Car Rental Honda Amaze 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Keddy Toyota Starlet 5 2 Small cars
First Car Rental Toyota Corolla Cross 5 3 SUVs

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
First Car Rental
8.7 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Carwiz
7.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
4
Total rental companies
14
Average daily price
£ 35.49
Lowest daily price
£ 15.21
Total cars available
216

Top 14 Suppliers in Cape Town (Downtown) in 2024

First Car Rental
First Car Rental
Very good 8.7 / 38 reviews
+27214221480
Cnr Hertzog Boulevard and Christiaan Barnard Streets, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001
£ 15 - £ 151
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:08:00-13:00
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.7 / 14 reviews
+27214215190
34 Prestwich St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001
£ 17 - £ 103
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
Sun:08:00-13:00
BLUU
BLUU
Very good 8.5 / 19 reviews
+270214185232
8005, 33 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
£ 17 - £ 90
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
Sun:08:00-13:00
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.4 / 56 reviews
+270214106800
1 Port Road, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8000
£ 19 - £ 89
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:08:00-13:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.1 / 17 reviews
+27214106800
1 Port Rd, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
£ 22 - £ 103
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:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.1 / 7 reviews
+270214215190
Shop 2, Quayside Apartments, 34 Prestwich St, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001
£ 18 - £ 106
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
Sun:08:00-13:00
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.1 / 2 reviews
27214241177
46 Strand Street
£ 17 - £ 106
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8
219347165
Shop 4
£ 19 - £ 124
Working hours
Mon:06:00-18:00
Tue:06:00-18:00
Wed:06:00-18:00
Thu:06:00-18:00
Fri:06:00-18:00
Sat:06:00-18:00
Sun:06:00-18:00
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.9 / 16 reviews
+270214106800
1 Port Road, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8000
£ 18 - £ 89
Working hours
Mon:09:00-16:00
Tue:09:00-16:00
Wed:09:00-16:00
Thu:09:00-16:00
Fri:09:00-16:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
SIXT
SIXT
Good 7.9 / 3 reviews
+27214221480
Hertzog Blvd cnr C. Barnard St 8001 Cape Town
£ 29 - £ 116
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-18:00
Wed:07:00-18:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7
27214241177
46 Strand Street
£ 17 - £ 110
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
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
+27214106800
1 Port Rd, De Waterkant, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
£ 22 - £ 103
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:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Bidvest
Bidvest
Good 7.6 / 1 review
+270828898247
Bluu Car Rental 33 Bree Street Cape Town City Centre Cape Town
£ 24 - £ 36
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:08:00-14:00
Sun:08:00-14:00
Carwiz
Carwiz
Good 7.6 / 1 review
+27211805670 / +27670625376
366A Victoria Rd, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925
£ 15 - £ 105
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:07:00-18:00
Sun:09:00-12:00
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