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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

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.48 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 157.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.49 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 157.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.62 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 186.38 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.91 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 188.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.92 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 188.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.65 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 200.56 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.91 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 216.38 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.92 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 216.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.34 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 219.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Pietermaritzburg Airport car hire special offers

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

  • Guaranteed 2021/2022-registered car
    We guarantee that you are going to get a 2021/2022-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

7.9
No.2: BLUU CAR RENTAL,
based on 244 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
22 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.1: BUDGET,
based on 428 reviews
80
80
70
70
70
18 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.3: HERTZ,
based on 238 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
25 min (average wait time)

Pietermaritzburg Airport car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest)
  • € 157.36
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 22.48
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 23
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 12
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 103
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport

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January€ 47
February€ 56
March€ 47
April€ 42
May€ 42
June€ 48
July€ 47
August€ 49
September€ 42
October€ 41
November€ 41
December€ 51
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January€ 34
February€ 35
March€ 33
April€ 30
May€ 32
June€ 34
July€ 33
August€ 36
September€ 34
October€ 32
November€ 31
December€ 37
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January€ 95
February€ 110
March€ 82
April€ 77
May€ 78
June€ 97
July€ 90
August€ 93
September€ 92
October€ 83
November€ 83
December€ 119
ItemPercent
January€ 61
February€ 60
March€ 56
April€ 50
May€ 55
June€ 57
July€ 61
August€ 70
September€ 57
October€ 60
November€ 57
December€ 66
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€ 27
February€ 27
March€ 26
April€ 23
May€ 26
June€ 27
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 26
October€ 24
November€ 25
December€ 30
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January€ 98
February€ 105
March€ 95
April€ 85
May€ 78
June€ 89
July€ 78
August€ 92
September€ 79
October€ 81
November€ 83
December€ 110
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January€ 73
February€ 84
March€ 85
April€ 71
May€ 63
June€ 70
July€ 75
August€ 72
September€ 62
October€ 58
November€ 71
December€ 80

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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 €22.50 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €34.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €198.60 per day from HERTZ for a Toyota Quantum.

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 AVIS, SIXT, BUDGET, 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, Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest) has the highest customer rating for car hire at Pietermaritzburg Airport with a score of 7.9/10

with Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest) rated second best with a score of 7.9/10

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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 €231.37 per week from KEDDY BY EUROPCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Pietermaritzburg Airport is KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Hyundai i10 available from as little as €157.36 per week.

How much is fuel at Pietermaritzburg Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.263/ltr of petrol and €1.538/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, BLUU CAR RENTAL, 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, 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 KEDDY BY EUROPCAR rates start from just €157.36 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €157.36 from KEDDY BY EUROPCAR 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 €157.50 per week with an average price of €241.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Pietermaritzburg Airport

Telephone numbers for 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 (PIETERMARITZBURG AIRPORT PHARAZN WAY, ORIBI VILLAGE, 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

  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.9/10 from 20 reviews
  • Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest): Rated 7.9/10 from 60 reviews
  • Hertz ZA Direct: Rated 7.8/10 from 61 reviews
  • SIXT EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 8 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 23 reviews
  • Europcar Direct: Rated 7.6/10 from 58 reviews

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