Cape Town Car Hire

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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Cape Town?

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£10 - £25
Family size
£24 - £61
Economy
£10 - £14

The cheapest time to hire a car in Cape Town is in June. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £11 per day. The most expensive month is August. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in January. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in June. The price of a car hire in Cape Town can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Cape Town car hire deals found on momondo

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Small
Medium
Large
SUV
Van
Pick-up truck
Luxury

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £16/day to hire a small car in Cape Town. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£7/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
49 Loop Street
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£7/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£7/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Car Rental Parking International Airport, Matroosfontein, Cape Town
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£7/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£8/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Corner Of Bree And Riebeek Streets (33 Bree Street)
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£8/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£8/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
49 Loop Street
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£8/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£8/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Car Rental Parking International Airport, Matroosfontein, Cape Town
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£8/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size saloons, are a step up in size from economy cars and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in Cape Town is £31/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£11/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town International Apt
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£11/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£13/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Car Rental Returns
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£13/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£17/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Unit F3,,Maitland Park- 733 Voortrekker Road
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£17/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Shop 2, Quayside, 34 Prestwitch Str, Cnr Buitengracht
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£18/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Larger cars, like full-size saloons, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in Cape Town is £49/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Ford Mustang
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£25/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Matroosfontein
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£25/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Ford Mustang
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£28/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town Arabella Quays
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£28/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Volkswagen Tiguan
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£31/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town Airport
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£31/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Volkswagen Tiguan
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£39/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
24 Chiappin Street
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£39/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in Cape Town is £39/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town International Apt
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£20/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town International Apt
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£20/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£23/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town International Airport
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£23/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Jeep Wrangler
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£23/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Corner Of Bree And Riebeek Streets (33 Bree Street)
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£23/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£26/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Southern Sun Waterfront
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£26/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Ford Escape
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Corner Of Bree And Riebeek Streets (33 Bree Street)
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£28/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people carrier in Cape Town is £46/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town International Apt
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£18/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Car Rental Terminal
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£34/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Class Full-size van
or similar Passenger Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£34/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Southern Sun Waterfront
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£34/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar People carrier
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£60/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
49 Loop Street
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£60/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Hiring a lorry is a good option if you plan on transporting equipment or larger loads while visiting Cape Town. The average price to hire a lorry in Cape Town is £52/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Standard truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£19/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town Airport
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£19/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Class Full-size truck
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers
2/4-door vehicles
£26/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
24 Chiappin Street
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£26/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Corner Of Bree And Riebeek Streets (33 Bree Street)
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£25/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
Cape Town
Cape Town International Airport
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£30/day
8 Aug - 23 Aug
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Cape Town Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Cape Town

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Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,311 reviews

View all 5 locations

Sixt

Agency score: Good 7.5

Score based on 1,074 reviews

View all 4 locations

Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,192 reviews

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Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 3,912 reviews

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Dollar

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 6,406 reviews

View all 2 locations

Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.1

Score based on 2,774 reviews

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Firefly

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 1,250 reviews

View all 6 locations

keddy by Europcar

Agency score: Excellent 8.2

Score based on 100 reviews

View all 8 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Cape Town Intl Airport
Cape Town, South Africa
Nearby attractions:
Newlands Cricket Ground 7.7 mi
Cape Town International Convention Centre 10.8 mi
Green Point Stadium 12.1 mi
Camps Bay Beach 13.0 mi
Sea Point Pavilion 13.1 mi
keddy by Europcar
183 Cook Street
Nearby attractions:
Newlands Cricket Ground 7.2 mi
Cape Town International Convention Centre 7.4 mi
Green Point Stadium 8.4 mi
Sea Point Pavilion 9.9 mi
Clifton Beaches 10.8 mi
Sunnycars
1 Lower Buitengracht Street
Nearby attractions:
Cape Town International Convention Centre 0.2 mi
Green Point Stadium 1.1 mi
Sea Point Pavilion 2.3 mi
Clifton Beaches 3.3 mi
Camps Bay Beach 3.6 mi

Distance to popular hotels from Cape Town Intl Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Cape Town Intl's car hire counter

Taj Cape Town

1 Wale Street

11.1 mi from airport

Hilton Cape Town City Centre

126 Buitengracht Street

11.3 mi from airport

President Hotel

4 Alexander Road

13.3 mi from airport

Pepperclub Hotel

Cnr Loop and Pepper Street, Cape Town, 8001 South Africa

11.3 mi from airport

The Table Bay Hotel

Quay 6 Victoria & Alfred

11.5 mi from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town - Upper Eastside Hotel

31 Brickfield Road, Woodstock

8.8 mi from airport

Cape Town Lodge Hotel

101 Buitengracht Street

11.3 mi from airport

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town

Beach Rd, Granger Bay

12.1 mi from airport

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

76 Orange Street

11.3 mi from airport

The Westin Cape Town

Convention Square

10.9 mi from airport

Hotel Verde

15 Michigan Street, Airport Industria

0.6 mi from airport

Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

Corner Century Boulevard & Rialto Road

7.8 mi from airport

Cape Royale Luxury Suites

47 Main Road Green Point

11.8 mi from airport

One&Only Cape Town

1 Dock Rd, V and a Waterfront

11.6 mi from airport

The Bay Hotel

69 Victoria Road

13.0 mi from airport

Holiday Inn Express Cape Town City Centre

101 St Georges Mall

11.0 mi from airport

Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel

London Road

12.9 mi from airport

Car Hire in Cape Town

We've had 2,504 searches from users looking to hire a car in Cape Town this month so far.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Cape Town car hire companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Vehicle cleanliness has always been a priority for car hire companies. Avis, Sixt, and Budget are some of the many companies offering enhanced cleaning to make sure your vehicle is sanitised. Search our site to see if there is an option for enhanced cleaning for your car hire in Cape Town. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Cape Town in August?

For August in Cape Town, the average price from these searches for a weekend hire was £15 - but some users found deals as low as £8. Stretching your hire over seven days shifts the price range to about £8 to £13.

Which car hire agency in Cape Town has the cheapest rental car prices?

Daily rates from Woodford are typically the cheapest, with an average price of £24/day when hiring a car in Cape Town. The absolute cheapest price found at their location in Cape Town is £6/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Cape Town car hire?

The majority of the Cape Town car hire agencies that we partner with do not have a cancellation fee. This means that if your plans change unexpectedly, many car rental centres in Cape Town such as Avis, Sixt, and Budget often offer cancellation free of charge based on when you booked.

What is the best type of car to hire in Cape Town during August?

With temperatures averaging 14 °C and precipitation usually 50 mm during August, you should consider hiring a standard when travelling to Cape Town. A standard size car can handle the fluctuations in temperature and rainfall during the month of August and is a popular choice for travellers heading to Cape Town. Hiring a Standard in Cape Town will cost you £28/day on average.

Which car hire company in Cape Town has the most locations?

keddy by Europcar has the most locations of any car hire company in Cape Town, with 8 locations. Typically momondo users find deals around £26/day when renting a car from keddy by Europcar in Cape Town.

What is the speed limit in Cape Town?

If you are hiring a vehicle in Cape Town, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 25 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Cape Town will generally have a speed limit of 65 mph. If you are travelling on a motorway in Cape Town, then the speed limit is 75 mph.


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