Car Hire in East London

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

East London Airport
Mini
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
First Car Rental
£ 15.02 / per day
East London Airport
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or comparable
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 18.02 / per day
East London Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 19.81 / per day
City Centre
Intermediate Van
Toyota Avanza or comparable
Toyota Avanza
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 31.53 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

East London Airport
Economy Elite
VW Polo or comparable
VW Polo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty
£ 36.99 / per day
East London Airport
Premium
Audi Q2 or comparable
Audi Q2
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
BLUU
£ 47.59 / per day
East London Airport
Standard SUV
Toyota Corolla Cross or comparable
Toyota Corolla Cross
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 56.29 / per day
City Centre
Standard Elite SUV
Nissan X-Trail or comparable
Nissan X-Trail
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 60.01 / 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 00:14 on 2024-04-18.

Travel Information

Languages
IsiZulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English
Currency
ZAR
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+27
Average car hire price
£ 36 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
8.6 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 0.96 per litre or £ 3.64 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 0.89 per litre or £ 3.37 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.11 per litre or £ 4.19 / 1 gallon

One-way Car Hire in East London

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

  • From East London to Cape Town - 132 offers from £ 15.57 per day
  • From East London to Mthatha - 41 offers from £ 14.95 per day
  • From East London to Port Elizabeth - 83 offers from £ 14.95 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in East London the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in East London 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 East London
£ 24.91
January
£ 26.99
February
£ 31.18
March
£ 28.97
April
£ 23.30
May
£ 24.24
June
£ 35.77
July
£ 22.05
August
£ 33.55
September
£ 18.80
October
£ 19.99
November
£ 25.45
December
The best month to hire a car in East London is October (when the average price is £ 18.80 per day). This is 28% less than the yearly average and 47% less than hiring in July (when the average price is £ 35.77).

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 East London?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in April, the average renter keeps their car for 8 days, and in January, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of hire days in East London
4
January
6
February
5
March
8
April
5
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
8
September
7
October
7
November
8
December

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

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for car hire in East London is December, and the least popular is July.
Popularity of Car Hire in East London by Monthly Searches
125%
January
82%
February
154%
March
56%
April
43%
May
69%
June
29%
July
98%
August
88%
September
98%
October
67%
November
290%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 4
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers GreenMotion, First Car Rental, Hertz, Firefly, Keddy
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, People Carriers
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
GreenMotion Volkswagen Polo Vivo 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai Venue 5 2 SUVs
First Car Rental Suzuki Celerio 5 1 Small cars
First Car Rental Nissan Almera 5 2 Medium cars
First Car Rental Proton X50 5 3 SUVs
GreenMotion Volkswagen Polo Sedan 4 2 Medium cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small 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
Ford Ecosport
2 January 2021
I had the best experience and don't have any qualms about using your service again
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
BLUU
8.5 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Firefly
7.1 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
8
Total rental companies
13
Average daily price
£ 35.66
Lowest daily price
£ 15.02
Total cars available
210

Top 13 Suppliers in East London in 2024

BLUU
BLUU
Very good 8.5 / 7 reviews
2 locations
£ 16 - £ 95
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.4 / 20 reviews
1 location
£ 18 - £ 67
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.1 / 23 reviews
1 location
£ 26 - £ 55
First Car Rental
First Car Rental
Very good 8.1 / 10 reviews
1 location
£ 15 - £ 150
Budget
Budget
Very good 8 / 3 reviews
3 locations
£ 19 - £ 115
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8 / 1 review
2 locations
£ 16 - £ 90
SIXT
SIXT
Good 7.9 / 4 reviews
1 location
£ 29 - £ 115
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
£ 16 - £ 92
Avis
Avis
Good 7.7
3 locations
£ 20 - £ 120
Dollar
Dollar
Good 7.7
1 location
£ 26 - £ 55
Bidvest
Bidvest
Good 7.6 / 2 reviews
1 location
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 7.5 / 10 reviews
2 locations
£ 18 - £ 65
Firefly
Firefly
Good 7.1 / 15 reviews
2 locations
£ 17 - £ 64
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