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Cheapest car hire at East London Airport

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 30.14 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 210.98 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen T6

8 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.18 EUR/day
Volkswagen T6

7 Days rental at 372.32 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Double Cab

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 29.58 EUR/day
Nissan Double Cab

7 Days rental at 207.08 EUR from June 22

  0 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai H1

8 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.54 EUR/day
Hyundai H1

7 Days rental at 311.82 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai H1

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 41.05 EUR/day
Hyundai H1

7 Days rental at 287.39 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 8.28 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 57.99 EUR from June 22

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Avanza

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.57 EUR/day
Toyota Avanza

7 Days rental at 150.99 EUR from June 22

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.28 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 239.99 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Sedan

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 12.74 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Sedan

7 Days rental at 89.18 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

*daily rates in East London Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about East London Airport

  • 700,000 passengers passed through the airport’s terminals last year.
  • Half the arrivals are tourists helping to build the economy of the East London district.
  • The airport opened on a dirt track in 1927.
  • East London centre is 5 miles east of the airport.
  • The airport handles only domestic flights.

East London Airport car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in East London Airport

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No.2: BIDVEST,
based on 1247 reviews
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8.7
No.1: BIDVEST,
based on 1247 reviews
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87
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84
87
15 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.4: BIDVEST,
based on 1248 reviews
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Nearest car hire pickup locations at or near East London Airport

AVIS

66 Settlers Way, East London, 5201 , Eastern Cape

AVIS

367 Main Road, Wynberg, 7780

AVIS

136 Alexandra Rd, King Williams Town

BIDVEST

Fort Hare University, Kingwilliamston Road, Alice, 5700

AVIS

Port Alfred Tourism Office, Causeway Street, Port Alfred, 6170

AVIS

African Street, Grahamstown, 1000

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.0/10)

Mr. Prowse

UK

8/10
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I found that Rhino got me the cheapest deal to hire a 4x4 to pick up from East London Airport - hence why I booked with them....and will use again!

14/06/2019
Jamie

UK

8/10
Fantastic place

Fantastic place to visit, would recommend!

24/02/2019
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East London Airport car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bidvest
  • € 57.96
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 58.0
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 25
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Hyundai i10
  • 127
    Total Cars Available
     

Car hire locations near East London Airport, South Africa

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Laws and rules of the road when driving in South Africa

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    60km/h

    Urban speed Limit

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    Rural Speed Limit

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    120km/h

    Motorway Speed Limit

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    ZAR  9.95/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    Min Rental Age

    18

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    Hands Free Only

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Average prices per day for car hire at East London Airport

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

FAQs about car hire at East London Airport

How much does car hire in East London Airport cost?

Car hire in East London Airport costs as little as €8.3 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €12.6 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €101.2 per day from FIRST for a Land Rover Discovery.

Who is the best car rental agent in East London Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Bidvest has the highest customer rating for car hire in East London Airport with a score of 8.7/10

with Bidvest rated second best with a score of 8.7/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in East London Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in East London Airport is €89.18 per week from FIRST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in East London Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in East London Airport is BUDGET, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Kia Picanto available from as little as €57.96 per week.

How much is fuel in East London Airport?

You can expect to pay €0.67/ltr of petrol and €0.71/ltr of diesel in East London Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in East London Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in East London Airport with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BIDVEST, BUDGET, DOLLAR, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FIRST, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, TEMPEST, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in East London Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Premium Elite, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in East London Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in East London Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in East London Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in East London Airport is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in East London Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in East London Airport at the moment, however BUDGET rates start from just €57.96 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €57.96 from BUDGET in East London - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in East London Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in East London Airport is €63.2 per week with an average price of €82.6 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about car hire agents at East London Airport

Most popular car hire companies at East London Airport:

  • First (tel: +27 43 736 2900 / 082 786-6373)
  • Budget (tel: 27 43 709 8200)
  • Tempest (tel: 043 7361320/3344 / 0027 842341124)
  • Europcar (tel: 0027 43 736 2230)
  • Thrifty (tel: +27 (0) 43 736 2222)
  • Avis (tel: (27) 43 709 8200)
  • Bidvest (tel: 27437075310)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 27 43 7362230)
  • Dollar (tel: +27 (0) 43 736 2222)
  • Hertz (tel: 0027 437 362 116)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at East London Airport:

  • First (Terminal Building, East London Airport, 66 Settlers Way, East London, 5247)
  • Budget (East London Airport, East London, 5200)
  • Tempest (East London Airport, Terminal Building, East London)
  • Europcar (Settlers Way, East London, 5200)
  • Thrifty (East London Airport,, Unit 6 Car Rental Building,, East London,, 5200)
  • Avis (Terminal Building, East London)

Car hire company reviews at East London Airport:

  • Bidvest: Rated 8.7/10 from 131 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.7/10 from 131 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 122 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 122 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 117 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 117 reviews

East London Airport Mini Guide

About the Airport
East London Airport is in the eastern cape of South Africa. The airport is 15km from the town of East London which lies almost halfway between Port Elizabeth and Durban on the coast of the Indian Ocean.

How Can I Fly There?
Every day 20-30 flights land at the airport bringing in mostly holidaymakers to the region. The flights are domestic only with scheduled services operated by South African Airways and low cost flights operated by 1Time. You can fly from the major airports in South Africa to East London Airport, for example from Cape Town or Johannesburg.

East London Airport

How Can I Get to the Town?
If you have decided to explore the area by hire car, meet your representative in the main terminal. From the airport, you take the N2 highway into the town. There is not much public transport in this area and it tends to be unreliable so car hire is a good option. You can get a shuttle bus into the town, they leave from the front of the terminal and are operated by Gateway Shuttle or Red Shuttle Bus Services and should be booked in advance.

What Facilities Does the Airport Have?
The airport is small and has basic facilities. There is an information desk in arrivals if you have any questions about your trip or the airport. The airport has a restaurant if you get hungry whilst you wait or you can have a snack at the coffee shop. Browse the shelves at the bookstore or try a sweet treat from Cosmic Candy sweet shop. There is an ATM in departures should you need to get extra money.

Where can I Stay Nearby?
The 3 star Premier Hotel King David is probably one of the closest hotels to the airport. They have an airport shuttle service which takes around 10 minutes. The hotel has 80 rooms and is close to the shops and attractions in the town centre. Enjoy regional cuisine at the hotel’s own restaurant.

Why do Tourists Visit This Area?
It is ideally located for visiting one of the big five game reserves, just two in the area are the Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve and the Mpgongo Private Game Reserve. You could also visit the Lion Park and Camdeboo National Park or go on a shark or whale watching trip. This area is popular for adventure sports too, like rock climbing, mountain biking and scuba diving. The beaches are the attraction for local tourists, Gonubie Beach is probably the most scenic and is 25km north of the town. In East London, the surfers head for Nahoon Beach and families go to Orient Beach, where there are purpose built swimming pools and gardens

East London Airport Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve

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Customer questions about East London Airport car hire

Dood day Fiona, I am looking for cheap car hire from 28-12-2017 to 08-01-2018 , to collect from East London airport. I did search your wesite and that gave me a Hyundai i10 for about R2440.24 for that period. what I need to know is it unlimited mileage and full cover?

Hello, I can see your quote here and can confirm that there is unlimited mileage on this rental and that full insurance is included in the rate with a excess deposit of R15,000 is required.

Customer questions about East London Airport car hire

Dood day Fiona, I am looking for cheap car hire from 28-12-2017 to 08-01-2018 , to collect from East London airport. I did search your wesite and that gave me a Hyundai i10 for about R2440.24 for that period. what I need to know is it unlimited mileage and full cover?

Hello, I can see your quote here and can confirm that there is unlimited mileage on this rental and that full insurance is included in the rate with a excess deposit of R15,000 is required.

Latest Update from East London Airport:

06/06/12 - Despite many ugrades and enlargements since 1994, the airport has now reached its capacity again and is having to consider further work. As a busy and growing airport serving an important destination, industry watchers expect it to announce further  expansion soon. 

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East London Airport takes you right into the heart of the nascent tourism industry of East London which markets itself as Buffalo City. There you can take your hire car through several game reserves in the hinterland of the city as well as head for the beaches which have great surf for the specialist.

The city has plenty to see including the memorial to the work of the journalist Donald Woods and his subject, Steve Biko. You can also visit the track and museum of the Prince George Racing Circuit, home of the South African Grand Prix in the 1960s.