Car Hire in Durban

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Durban, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

King Shaka International Airport
Mini
Renault Kwid or comparable
Renault Kwid
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
£ 12.89 / per day
King Shaka International Airport
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or comparable
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 16.12 / per day
King Shaka International Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or comparable
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 18.69 / per day
King Shaka International Airport
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 20.72 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

King Shaka International Airport
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 23.94 / per day
City Centre
Standard
Toyota Quest or comparable
Toyota Quest
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
First Car Rental
£ 32.30 / per day
King Shaka International Airport
Premium
Audi Q2 or comparable
Audi Q2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
BLUU
£ 48.70 / per day
King Shaka International Airport
Compact Elite SUV
Volkswagen T-Roc or comparable
Volkswagen T-Roc
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 61.19 / 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 07:59 on 2024-04-10.

Travel Information

Languages
IsiZulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English
Currency
ZAR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+27
Average car hire price
£ 29 per day
Average car hire length
9 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
9.2 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 1.00 per litre or £ 3.80 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 0.94 per litre or £ 3.54 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.11 per litre or £ 4.18 / 1 gallon

One-way Car Hire in Durban

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Durban and drop off in another city include:

  • From Durban to Johannesburg - 117 offers from £ 16.51 per day
  • From Durban to Cape Town - 199 offers from £ 17.42 per day
  • From Durban to Margate - 14 offers from £ 14.38 per day
  • From Durban to Richards Bay - 46 offers from £ 14.79 per day
  • From Durban to Hoedspruit - 14 offers from £ 17.42 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Durban the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Durban fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Durban
£ 24.50
January
£ 25.98
February
£ 25.19
March
£ 34.01
April
£ 29.67
May
£ 26.68
June
£ 32.55
July
£ 31.11
August
£ 25.65
September
£ 22.32
October
£ 25.25
November
£ 23.01
December
The best month to hire a car in Durban is October (when the average price is £ 22.32 per day). This is 18% less than the yearly average and 34% less than hiring in April (when the average price is £ 34.01).

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 is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Durban?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in June, the average renter keeps their car for 11 days, and in October, they keep their car for 5 days.
Average number of hire days in Durban
8
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
9
May
11
June
10
July
9
August
9
September
5
October
8
November
8
December

What is the most favoured month for hiring a car in Durban?

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in Durban is December, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Durban by Monthly Searches
142%
January
114%
February
111%
March
79%
April
77%
May
50%
June
60%
July
51%
August
56%
September
94%
October
124%
November
243%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 7
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers GreenMotion, First Car Rental, Hertz, Firefly, Enterprise
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, People Carriers
Lowest price £ 13 per day
Cheapest supplier Carwiz

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai Grand i10 4 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
First Car Rental Proton X50 5 3 SUVs
GreenMotion Hyundai Venue 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Volkswagen Polo Vivo 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Nissan Almera 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Suzuki Celerio
28 March 2023
Sorry, this was a personal trip to see friends and family. I can recommend the beautiful and very green scenery of KZN though.
United Kingdom
VW Polo
5 September 2022
I enjoyed spending time with my girlfriend and her family. Also got engaged to her 😊
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
16 March 2022
Durban, Umhlanga, Balito, Ladysmith Richards Bay, St Lucia and Johannesburg

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
First Car Rental
8.7 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Carwiz
7.4 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
25
Total rental companies
17
Average daily price
£ 29.32
Lowest daily price
£ 12.89
Total cars available
571

Top 17 Suppliers in Durban in 2024

First Car Rental
First Car Rental
Very good 8.7 / 80 reviews
2 locations
£ 16 - £ 159
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.4 / 78 reviews
3 locations
£ 18 - £ 68
BLUU
BLUU
Very good 8.4 / 69 reviews
2 locations
£ 16 - £ 83
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 8.3 / 57 reviews
1 location
£ 16 - £ 23
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.2 / 46 reviews
1 location
£ 26 - £ 112
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.2 / 12 reviews
3 locations
£ 16 - £ 90
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2 / 5 reviews
3 locations
£ 21 - £ 153
Firefly
Firefly
Very good 8.1 / 45 reviews
2 locations
£ 17 - £ 64
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8.1 / 3 reviews
2 locations
£ 15 - £ 76
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8 / 16 reviews
3 locations
£ 29 - £ 117
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8 / 14 reviews
3 locations
£ 16 - £ 93
Avis
Avis
Good 7.8 / 6 reviews
4 locations
£ 22 - £ 155
Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.8 / 1 review
1 location
£ 14 - £ 73
National
National
Good 7.8 / 1 review
1 location
£ 18 - £ 92
Bidvest
Bidvest
Good 7.7 / 3 reviews
1 location
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
1 location
£ 26 - £ 112
Carwiz
Carwiz
Good 7.4 / 1 review
2 locations
£ 13 - £ 81
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