Cape Town Car Hire

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Cape Town Car Hire

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26 Sep
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10:00
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Cheap car hire in Cape Town
From US$13/day
Mini
4 seats 2 bags
From US$14/day
Economy
4 seats 2 bags
From US$15/day
Compact
5 seats 2 bags
From US$18/day
Intermediate
5 seats 2 bags
From US$27/day
Minivan
7 seats 2 bags
From US$27/day
SUV
5 seats 3 bags
Advertised prices are the best daily rates found by our customers during the last two weeks. Prices subject to change and may not include additional fees.

Car hire locations in Cape Town

Budget
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6 High Street
First Car Rental
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200 Durban Road
Bidvest
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Corner of Voortrekker and Loubser Street
Avis
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8 High Street
First Car Rental
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Cape Town Central South Africa
First Car Rental
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Cape Town Central South Africa
Thrifty
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Cape Town Central South Africa
Budget
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123 Strand Street
Avis
5 reviews
123 Strand Street
First Car Rental
4 reviews
49 Loop Street
Thrifty
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10 Hospital Street
Budget
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367 Main Road
Bidvest
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Cape Town Central South Africa
Bidvest
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Cape Town Central South Africa
Europcar
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215 Main Road
Avis - Cape Town Intl Airport
13 reviews
Cape Town Central 7490 South Africa
Bidvest
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Cape Town Central South Africa
Europcar
1 review
Shop 2
Avis
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Cape Town Central South Africa
Europcar
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Sourthern Sun Waterfront

Cape Town Car hire information

Average Rental Car CostCheapest Rental Car PriceMost Popular Rental TypeLowest Price Rental Company
US$41Datsun Go (US$13 per day)SUVThrifty (US$13 per day)
FAQs about renting a car in Cape Town
What is the average cost to rent a car in Cape Town?
The average cost to rent a car in Cape Town is US$41 per day.
What is the cheapest price for a Car hire in Cape Town?
The cheapest Car hire in Cape Town is Datsun Go (US$13 per day).
What is the most popular Car hire type in Cape Town?
SUV is the most booked Car hire type in Cape Town
Which car rental companies have the lowest priced car hire in Cape Town?
Thrifty has the cheapest Car hire rate in the next 14 days. Datsun Go US$13 per day
Which Car hire companies offer services in Cape Town?
Car hire companies that service Cape Town are Europcar, Bidvest, and Budget

Find the best car hire deals in Cape Town

Renting a car in Cape Town is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Cape Town. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Cape Town.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Cape Town. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest car hire booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest car hire prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Cape Town

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any car hire location in Cape Town or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major car hire brands - there are dozens to choose from in Cape Town.
  • Major car hire providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Cape Town also offers other car hire brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced car hire for your trip to Cape Town.

Tips for renting a car in Cape Town

  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Cape Town car hire locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your car hire, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Cape Town, check with the airline for reward programmes that include discounts at car hire companies.
Airports serving Cape Town
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Europcar
1 review
Shop 2
Avis - Cape Town Intl Airport
13 reviews
First Car Rental
4 reviews
49 Loop Street
Avis
5 reviews
123 Strand Street
Budget
0 reviews
123 Strand Street
Europcar
0 reviews
Sourthern Sun Waterfront
Bidvest
0 reviews
Bidvest
0 reviews
Budget
0 reviews
367 Main Road
Avis
0 reviews
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