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Pietermaritzburg Airport Car Rental Mini Guide

Pietermaritzburg Airport, also known as Oribi Airport is in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa. The airport is 11km from the town and the nearest major city is Durban 78km away. Car hire is strongly recommended from Pietermaritzburg Airport as there is no public transport available. The only flights into Pietermaritzburg are from Johannesburg, alternatively, fly into Durban and collect a hire car from Rhino and then drive down the N3 route to the town, it should only take about an hour.

Cheapest car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport

Mini

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.75 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 201.31 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.38 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 233.68 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.12 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 245.86 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.76 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 250.35 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.07 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 252.50 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.65 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 256.59 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.01 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 259.07 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.40 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 261.80 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Volkswagen Polo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.00 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 266.05 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

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

  • Pietermaritzburg Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Pietermaritzburg Airport including;

  • Guaranteed 2020/2021-registered car
    We guarantee that you are going to get a 2020/2021-registered car at the desk available from AVIS, BUDGET, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from AVIS, BUDGET, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR.

Useful to know about Pietermaritzburg Airport

  • The airport is also called Oribi.
  • The landing lights there are usually off and incoming pilots have to ask for them to be switched on!
  • A parachute club uses the airport.
  • There are only flights to and from Johannesburg.
  • The airport is 7 miles from Pietermaritzburg.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Pietermaritzburg Airport

Best car rental companies in Pietermaritzburg Airport

8.0
No.2: BLUU CAR RENTAL,
based on 217 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
25 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.1: SIXT,
based on 20 reviews
80
70
70
70
90
3 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.3: HERTZ,
based on 214 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
14 min (average wait time)

Pietermaritzburg Airport car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest)
  • € 201.25
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 28.75
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 21
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 11
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 105
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 56
March€ 47
April€ 42
May€ 42
June€ 48
July€ 47
August€ 49
September€ 34
October€ 36
November€ 35
December€ 48
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January€ 30
February€ 35
March€ 33
April€ 30
May€ 32
June€ 34
July€ 33
August€ 36
September€ 27
October€ 27
November€ 25
December€ 35
ItemPercent
January€ 73
February€ 110
March€ 82
April€ 77
May€ 78
June€ 97
July€ 90
August€ 93
September€ 65
October€ 63
November€ 63
December€ 104
ItemPercent
January€ 52
February€ 60
March€ 56
April€ 50
May€ 55
June€ 57
July€ 61
August€ 70
September€ 46
October€ 52
November€ 49
December€ 60
ItemPercent
January€ 88
February€ 97
March€ 85
April€ 75
May€ 83
June€ 86
July€ 87
August€ 125
September€ 111
October€ 118
November€ 92
December€ 79
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January€ 23
February€ 27
March€ 26
April€ 23
May€ 26
June€ 27
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 20
October€ 20
November€ 20
December€ 29
ItemPercent
January€ 84
February€ 105
March€ 95
April€ 85
May€ 78
June€ 89
July€ 78
August€ 92
September€ 63
October€ 66
November€ 66
December€ 96
ItemPercent
January€ 61
February€ 84
March€ 85
April€ 71
May€ 63
June€ 70
July€ 75
August€ 72
September€ 49
October€ 48
November€ 59
December€ 71

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

FAQs about car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport

How much does car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport cost?

Car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport costs as little as €28.80 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €39.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €204.60 per day from AVIS for a BMW X3.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Pietermaritzburg Airport?

7 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Pietermaritzburg Airport, including BUDGET, AVIS, SIXT, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Pietermaritzburg Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, SIXT Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport with a score of 8.0/10

with SIXT Franchise rated second best with a score of 8.0/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport is €256.59 per week from FIRST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Pietermaritzburg Airport is FIRST, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Datsun Go available from as little as €201.25 per week.

How much is fuel at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.444/ltr of petrol and €1.518/ltr of diesel at Pietermaritzburg Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FIRST, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Premium, Premium Elite, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars at Pietermaritzburg Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

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

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport at the moment, however FIRST rates start from just €201.25 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €201.25 from FIRST in Pietermaritzburg 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 at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Pietermaritzburg Airport is €201.60 per week with an average price of €279.30 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Pietermaritzburg Airport

Most popular car hire companies at Pietermaritzburg Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 033 386 2077 )
  • Bluu car rental (tel: 27333862750)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 27 3 33862077)
  • First (tel: 27 33 386 5252 )
  • First (tel: +27 33 386 5252 /078 539 0731)
  • Hertz (tel: 072 843 8984)
  • Firefly (tel: 072 843 8984)
  • Avis (tel: 27 33 386 6101)
  • Budget (tel: 27 33 386 6101)
  • Sixt (tel: +27-112309999)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Pietermaritzburg Airport

  • Europcar (Oribi Airport, Pietermaritzburg, 3201, KZN)
  • Bluu car rental (ORIBI AIRPORT, I Pharazyn Place, PIETERMARITZBURG, 3200)
  • Keddy by europcar (ORIBI AIRPORT, PIETERMARITZBURG, 3201, KZN)
  • First (1 Pharazyn Way, , Oribi Village, , Pietermartizburg, 3201 , KWAZULU NATAL)
  • First (Terminal Building, Oribi Airport, 1 Pharazyn Way, Oribi Village,, Pietermaritzburg, 3201 , KWAZULU NATAL)
  • Hertz (Terminal Building, Oribi Airport, Marine Parade, Pietermaritzburg, 4056)

Car hire company reviews at Pietermaritzburg Airport

  • SIXT Franchise: Rated 8.0/10 from 6 reviews
  • Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest): Rated 8.0/10 from 38 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.9/10 from 58 reviews
  • First Car Rental: Rated 7.2/10 from 36 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Direct: Rated 7.1/10 from 67 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 7.1/10 from 19 reviews

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