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Car Hire in Port Elizabeth

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Port Elizabeth Rhodes University - Grahamstown Car Hire
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
£ 6.50 per day
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Port Elizabeth Rhodes University - Grahamstown Car Hire
Economy
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
£ 6.97 per day
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Port Elizabeth Rhodes University - Grahamstown Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Etios or comparable
Toyota Etios
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
£ 8.36 per day
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Port Elizabeth Airport Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Agya or comparable
Toyota Agya
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 10.49 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Port Elizabeth Airport Car Hire
Economy
Hyundai i20 or comparable
Hyundai i20
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bidvest
£ 13.16 / per day
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Port Elizabeth Airport Car Hire
Mini
Datsun Go or comparable
Datsun Go
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Thrifty ZA
£ 13.29 / per day
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Port Elizabeth Airport Car Hire
Mini
Toyota Agya or comparable
Toyota Agya
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£ 13.52 / per day
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Port Elizabeth Airport Car Hire
Economy
Toyota Starlet or comparable
Toyota Starlet
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Firefly
£ 13.57 / 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 02:22 on 2021-05-08.

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%

One-way Car Hire in Port Elizabeth

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

  • From Port Elizabeth to Cape Town - 142 offers from £ 15.82 per day
  • From Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg - 79 offers from £ 15.82 per day
  • From Port Elizabeth to East London - 88 offers from £ 15.19 per day
  • From Port Elizabeth to Margate - 14 offers from £ 17.15 per day

Top 14 Cities near Port Elizabeth

  1. Cape Town Car Hire starting at £ 21.23 per day
    651.7 km / 404.9 miles away
  2. Johannesburg Car Hire starting at £ 13.52 per day
    900.2 km / 559.4 miles away
  3. Durban Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    711.7 km / 442.2 miles away
  4. Pretoria Car Hire starting at £ 13.29 per day
    948.6 km / 589.4 miles away
  5. George Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    296.5 km / 184.2 miles away
  6. East London Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    231.2 km / 143.7 miles away
  7. Bloemfontein Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    545.7 km / 339.1 miles away
  8. Pietermaritzburg Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    660.3 km / 410.3 miles away
  9. Richards Bay Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    846.9 km / 526.3 miles away
  10. Upington Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    743.3 km / 461.9 miles away
  11. Stellenbosch Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    621.3 km / 386.0 miles away
  12. Kimberley Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    579.2 km / 359.9 miles away
  13. Hermanus Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    586.7 km / 364.5 miles away
  14. Sishen Car Hire starting at £ 6.95 per day
    744.5 km / 462.6 miles away

Top 20 Destinations around Port Elizabeth

  1. Port Elizabeth Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    3.2 km / 2.0 miles away
  2. 111.7 km / 69.4 miles away
  3. 175.3 km / 108.9 miles away
  4. East London Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    231.2 km / 143.7 miles away
  5. George Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    296.5 km / 184.2 miles away
  6. Bloemfontein Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    545.7 km / 339.1 miles away
  7. Kimberley Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    579.2 km / 359.9 miles away
  8. Paarl Val De Vie Car Hire starting at £ 13.52 per day
    612.1 km / 380.3 miles away
  9. Cape Town Airport Car Hire starting at £ 7.70 per day
    644.8 km / 400.6 miles away
  10. Cape Town Milnerton Car Hire starting at £ 21.23 per day
    651.7 km / 404.9 miles away
  11. Cape Town Century City Car Hire starting at £ 13.52 per day
    653.7 km / 406.2 miles away
  12. Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    660.3 km / 410.3 miles away
  13. 711.7 km / 442.2 miles away
  14. Upington Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    743.3 km / 461.9 miles away
  15. Sishen Airport Car Hire starting at £ 6.95 per day
    744.5 km / 462.6 miles away
  16. Richards Bay Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    846.9 km / 526.3 miles away
  17. 906.7 km / 563.4 miles away
  18. Johannesburg Lanseria Airport Car Hire starting at £ 10.49 per day
    920.1 km / 571.7 miles away
  19. Pretoria Hatfield Car Hire starting at £ 13.29 per day
    948.6 km / 589.4 miles away
  20. Wonderboom Airport Car Hire starting at £ 9.77 per day
    958.1 km / 595.3 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Port Elizabeth?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Port Elizabethfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Port Elizabeth
£ 46.34
January
£ 30.83
February
£ 34.35
March
£ 41.74
April
£ 15.65
May
£ 15.94
June
£ 19.05
July
£ 23.00
August
£ 37.20
September
£ 36.51
October
£ 34.19
November
£ 59.60
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Port Elizabeth is May with prices starting at £ 15.65 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is December with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 59.60. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 33. 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 is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Port Elizabeth?

Hirers picking up a car in Port Elizabeth keep them for an average of 19 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in April keep them for an average of 6.
Average Hire Length in Port Elizabeth
10
January
7
February
10
March
6
April
19
May
8
June
6
July
6
August
7
September
8
October
6
November
11
December

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

While travellers visit Port Elizabeth year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is November, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Port Elizabeth by Monthly Searches
50%
January
250%
February
259%
March
3%
April
4%
May
3%
June
4%
July
5%
August
62%
September
88%
October
261%
November
210%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Bidvest Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Budget VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Firefly Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Firefly VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Starlet 5 1 Small cars
SIXT Ford Figo AMB 4 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Agya 5 1 Small cars
Bidvest Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars

Top 7 Hire Companies in Port Elizabeth in 2021

Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.9
+27764977055 / +27415086600
10 Boeing Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6000
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:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+27415811123
Delivery Service
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.7
+27413630067
Cnr 04Th Avenue And Hurd Street
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
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+27413630067
PORT ELIZABETH depot
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
Bidvest
Bidvest
Outstanding 8.6
+27413630656
1 Newmarket Rd, Greenacres, Port Elizabeth, 6057
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
+27415017200
Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6011, South Africa
Working hours
Mon:06:30-21:00
Tue:06:30-21:00
Wed:06:30-21:00
Thu:06:30-21:00
Fri:06:30-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:30
Sun:06:30-21:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+27415017200
Port Elizabeth Airport Alistair Miller Drive
Working hours
Mon:06:30-21:00
Tue:06:30-21:00
Wed:06:30-21:00
Thu:06:30-21:00
Fri:06:30-21:00
Sat:07:00-18:30
Sun:06:30-21:00
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