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Car Hire at East London Airport

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East London Airport, East London, South Africa
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Datsun Go or comparable
Datsun Go
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 12.58 per day
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Mini Elite
Hyundai i10 Grand or comparable
Hyundai i10 Grand
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty ZA
£ 16.65 per day
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Economy
Ford Figo AMB or comparable
Ford Figo AMB
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 17.20 per day
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Compact
Hyundai Accent or comparable
Hyundai Accent
  • 4
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 19.88 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Intermediate
Toyota Avanza or comparable
Toyota Avanza
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
£ 22.73 / per day
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Full-size
Toyota Hilux or comparable
Toyota Hilux
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 54.13 / per day
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Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
£ 62.59 / per day
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Standard
Toyota Corolla Quest or comparable
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 4x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 26.95 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:02 on 2021-02-22.

Travel Information

Language
IsiZulu,
IsiXhosa,
Afrikaans
Currency
ZAR
Dialing code
27
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
100 km/h
62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport information

Score
6.4
  • Getting to the airport 8.0
  • Check-in desks 10.0
  • Facilities and services 7.5
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Dining and car hire services 3.0
  • Lounge 1.5

East London Airport (ELS)

  • IATA: ELS
  • ICAO: FAEL
  • Name: East London Airport (ELS)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Distance from the city centre: 5.6 miles / 9 km W of town

Top 20 Destinations around East London Airport

  1. 101.2 km / 62.9 miles away
  2. 132.5 km / 82.3 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Port Elizabeth Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    236.8 km / 147.1 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    444.1 km / 275.9 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Bloemfontein Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    462.7 km / 287.5 miles away
  6. 487.4 km / 302.9 miles away
  7. Car Hire at George Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    522.9 km / 324.9 miles away
  8. Car Hire at Kimberley Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    556.1 km / 345.6 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Richards Bay Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    622.0 km / 386.5 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Sishen Airport starting at £ 6.91 per day
    760.0 km / 472.2 miles away
  11. 766.4 km / 476.2 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    787.7 km / 489.5 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Pretoria Hatfield starting at £ 13.49 per day
    810.0 km / 503.3 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Upington Airport starting at £ 12.58 per day
    816.2 km / 507.2 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Wonderboom Airport starting at £ 9.72 per day
    820.0 km / 509.5 miles away
  16. Car Hire Paarl Val De Vie starting at £ 14.83 per day
    833.2 km / 517.7 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Cape Town Airport starting at £ 9.85 per day
    867.9 km / 539.3 miles away
  18. Car Hire Cape Town Milnerton starting at £ 11.83 per day
    873.5 km / 542.8 miles away
  19. Car Hire Cape Town Century City starting at £ 14.83 per day
    875.9 km / 544.3 miles away
  20. Car Hire at Nelspruit Airport starting at £ 14.27 per day
    886.0 km / 550.6 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at East London Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at East London Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at East London Airport
£ 27.66
January
£ 119.30
February
£ 40.63
March
£ 31.70
April
£ 24.49
May
June
£ 29.05
July
£ 12.10
August
£ 22.26
September
£ 25.50
October
November
£ 25.74
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at East London Airport is August with prices starting at £ 12.10 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is February with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 119.30. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at East London Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at East London Airport keep them for an average of 10 days during in February, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length at East London Airport
9
January
10
February
10
March
8
April
9
May
10
June
8
July
8
August
4
September
3
October
4
November
4
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at East London Airport?

Though East London Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in April. October is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
148%
January
158%
February
145%
March
172%
April
169%
May
94%
June
142%
July
161%
August
6%
September
October
1%
November
4%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Firefly Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Bidvest Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Budget Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
Avis Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Budget VW Polo 4 2 Small cars

Top 8 Hire Companies at East London Airport in 2021

Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.9
+270437362116
66 Settlers Way, East London Airport, East London, 5200
£ 15 - £ 54
Working hours
Mon:05:00-22:00
Tue:05:00-22:00
Wed:05:00-22:00
Thu:05:00-22:00
Fri:05:00-22:00
Sat:05:00-22:00
Sun:05:00-22:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+27112309999
66 Settlers Way, Greenfields
£ 16 - £ 82
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.7
+27437362230
settlers bay
£ 15 - £ 59
Working hours
Mon:06:00-20:30
Tue:06:00-20:30
Wed:06:00-20:30
Thu:06:00-20:30
Fri:06:00-20:30
Sat:08:00-18:30
Sun:08:00-20:30
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+27437362230
Settlers Way, East London Airport, East London, 5200, South Africa
£ 14 - £ 58
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Bidvest
Bidvest
Outstanding 8.6
+27437075310
66 Settlers Way, Greenfields, East London, 5201
£ 71 - £ 71
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+27437098200
East London, 5200, South Africa
£ 19 - £ 78
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:09:00-17:30
Sun:09:00-18:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+27437098200
East London Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:09:00-17:30
Sun:09:00-18:00
Thrifty ZA
Thrifty ZA
Outstanding 8.2
+270437362222 / +270662840501
East London Airport, Unit 6 Car Rental Section, East London, 5200
£ 17 - £ 65
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
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