Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town, South Africa

Drive South Africa Car Hire offers the ability to conveniently compare all car hire brands and hire vehicles in Cape Town. If you’re here for a business trip or coming for an all needed holiday, we’ve got a range of rental cars that would suit your need.


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What do I need to hire a car in Cape Town with Drive South Africa?

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • A valid credit card in the driver’s name must be presented on collection.

Why Hire a Cheap Car in Cape Town with Drive South Africa

Experiencing the world-class city known as Cape Town has never been easier with Drive South Africa’s car rental Cape Town options.

Drive South Africa’s reputation speaks for itself with happy customers from all over the world. Well trained travel experts and sales representatives ensure that your every wish and desire is taken care of on your perfect driving holiday through Cape Town and the Western Cape.

When hiring a car with Drive South Africa you can sleep soundly knowing you are in capable hands.


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“Efficient, qualified and well-mannered consultants, we always receive such good service all the time, hence Drive South Africa is our first choice when renting vehicles” – states Masilo Modipane a loyal Drive South Africa client.

  • Compare the best hire brands in Cape Town on a single platform
  • Easy and secure online car hire bookings
  • 1000s of vehicles at affordable rental rates
  • Local, personalised and friendly rental service a call away
  • We have the vehicle that suits your specific needs

Where do I Return my Hired vehicle?

Returning your vehicle is dependent on where you select your drop off location when making the original booking and does not necessarily have to be Cape Town or Cape Town International Airport.

Speak to one of our friendly expert car rental consultants to find out what the best option is for you. This will all be explained when hiring a car in Cape Town.

How much is the Rental Deposit?

This is again dependent on the vehicle that you choose and where you decide to drop the rental off. When you collect the vehicle, there is an excess deposit reserved on your credit card. This is standard for any car hire Cape Town product as well as everything internationally.

Your bank will place a hold on these funds in your bank account, but please remember that this is a rental deposit and as long as the car is returned without any damage you will get this back in full. When hiring a car in Cape Town this is essential to know.

Which car Should you Hire in Cape Town?

Hiring a Cheap Compact car in Cape Town

Hiring a compact car in Cape Town is generally recommended if you’re travelling for business or you are not planning on doing too much driving. The smaller Group A vehicles such as the i10 can get a little too compact if you are driving more than 100-200km per day, so if your plan is to do a road drip, then rather go for a slightly larger Group B or C rental vehicle.

Hiring a cheap car in Cape Town will allow you to go everywhere you want to go by using the best car for your budget when you hire a car in Cape Town.

Cape Town is quite compact and you can get away with a Group A as a tourist if you’re sticking to the metropole and the Winelands. More than that, try to upgrade your rental vehicle.

Renting an SUV or People mover in Cape Town

If you’ve come to Cape Town on holiday or you’re travelling as a family, we generally recommend renting an SUV or people mover (such as a Hyundai H1), which will allow you to travel freely in your hired vehicle without feeling like you need a stop ever 10 minutes.

It also gives you the freedom of travelling outside of Cape Town and you can rent the car in Cape Town and then drop off wherever your journey ends. A SUX in a nice car to hire in Cape Town due to the road conditions.


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Hiring a Camper/motorhome in Cape Town

Hiring a camper or motorhome in Cape Town is for the slightly more adventurous at heart and there are some fantastic options available to you if you are keen on seeing Cape Town, its surrounds and even go up to Namibia!

We have a range of camper rental options available ranging from 2 berth (2 sleeper) to 6 berth (6 sleeper). Often couples would go for the slightly more expensive 4 berth which means they just have more space on their amazing road trip. Again you can rent the car in Cape Town and we have the facilities for you to drop the vehicle in 100s of destinations through Southern Africa.

Hiring a 4x4 in Cape Town

For the super adventurous, renting a 4x4 in Cape Town means that you can pick the car rental up at Cape Town International Airport and see the whole of Southern Africa. It really is an amazing experience.

Pop us an email or give us a call or just browse and enquire on one of our vehicles. One of our super-friendly car rental consultants will give you the vehicle that works for you within your budget.

Hire a car in Cape Town today and be guaranteed that you’ll get the best deals and best service that money can buy. With over 18 years of experience, few can compete.

When you hire a cheap car in Cape Town, there are plenty of different rates to chppse from also when it comes to hiring a 4x4 in Cape Town.


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What is the average cost to hire-a car in Cape Town?

The average cost to hire a car in Cape Town Airport is R337.

What is the best car rental agency in Cape Town?

Based on rating the best car rental company in Cape Town international airport is Avis.

What car rental, is the most popular in Cape Town?

The Mini or Chevrolet Spark.

How can I find a car rental close to me in Cape Town?

To find a car rental in Cape Town, Use Drive South Africa.

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