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Plettenberg Bay Car Rental Mini Guide

One of the most attractive parts of the South there is so much to be done with a hire car in Plettenberg Bay including a drive along South Africa’s iconic Garden Route or just a day wildlife watching from one of the perfect beaches nearby. Our car hire in Plettenberg Bay can supply you with just the vehicle to enable you to make the most of your time in the region. There are plenty of cars to choose from in many makes and sizes and all at what we believe to be the lowest rate for car hire at Plettenberg Bay. 
 
Plettenberg Bay has its own small airport and takes domestic flights from South Africa’s main international airports. There are no direct international flights there and so travellers from outside South Africa are recommended to fly into Johannesburg Airport before making a connection to Plettenberg Bay. You can pre-book your hire car online and collect it either in town or at car hire Plettenberg Bay Airport when you arrive.

Cheapest car hire in Plettenberg Bay

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.08 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 168.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.22 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 176.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.62 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 193.36 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.51 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 220.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.08 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 231.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Quest

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 33.65 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Quest

7 Days rental at 235.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.00 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 245.02 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Quest

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 35.36 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Quest

7 Days rental at 247.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.51 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 304.57 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Plettenberg Bay car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Plettenberg Bay 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.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from AVIS, BUDGET.

Useful to know about Plettenberg Bay

  • Plettenberg Bay is also known as Plett but was originally named as Bahia Formosa 
  • Although founded by the Portuguese after a boat was shipwrecked there in 1630, leaving the crew marooned for nine months, it was the Dutch that named it after the Dutch governor of the Cape, Joachim van Plettenberg.
  • The area has a rich ecosystem being where a cape breaks the flow of the Southern Ocean, allowing sea creatures to shelter nearby

 

Popular car hire destinations in Plettenberg Bay

Best car rental companies in Plettenberg Bay

8.6
No.1: BIDVEST,
based on 1248 reviews
88
86
83
83
87
15 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.2: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 14 reviews
90
80
70
80
90
15 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.4: AVIS,
based on 202 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
22 min (average wait time)

Plettenberg Bay car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bidvest
  • € 168.56
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 24.08
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 10
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 5
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Polo Vivo
  • 31
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Plettenberg Bay

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January€ 66
February€ 82
March€ 82
April€ 28
May€ 51
June€ 47
July€ 50
August€ 50
September€ 47
October€ 46
November€ 48
December€ 68
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January€ 30
February€ 38
March€ 39
April€ 20
May€ 33
June€ 28
July€ 28
August€ 29
September€ 29
October€ 27
November€ 27
December€ 37
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January€ 102
February€ 146
March€ 116
April€ 54
May€ 86
June€ 85
July€ 91
August€ 87
September€ 88
October€ 78
November€ 72
December€ 140
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January€ 59
February€ 78
March€ 72
April€ 35
May€ 58
June€ 57
July€ 60
August€ 60
September€ 55
October€ 54
November€ 56
December€ 79
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February
March
April€ 72
May€ 68
June€ 72
July€ 64
August€ 64
September
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November€ 85
December
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January€ 22
February€ 28
March€ 26
April€ 14
May€ 25
June€ 21
July€ 22
August€ 21
September€ 21
October€ 20
November€ 20
December€ 26
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January
February
March€ 110
April€ 40
May€ 37
June€ 42
July€ 42
August€ 41
September€ 41
October€ 40
November€ 41
December€ 64
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January€ 74
February€ 85
March€ 91
April€ 40
May€ 72
June€ 66
July€ 71
August€ 71
September€ 72
October€ 71
November€ 82
December€ 100

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FAQs about car hire in Plettenberg Bay

How much does car hire in Plettenberg Bay cost?

Car hire in Plettenberg Bay costs as little as €24.10 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €25.60 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €157.80 per day from BUDGET for a Mercedes Vito.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Plettenberg Bay?

2 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Plettenberg Bay, including AVIS, BUDGET, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Plettenberg Bay?

None of the car hire companies in Plettenberg Bay are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Plettenberg Bay?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Bidvest has the highest customer rating for car hire in Plettenberg Bay with a score of 8.6/10

with Keddy by Europcar EMEA Franchise rated second best with a score of 8.4/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Plettenberg Bay?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Plettenberg Bay is €438.91 per week from BUDGET.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Plettenberg Bay?

The cheapest car hire company in Plettenberg Bay is BUDGET, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Renault Kwid available from as little as €168.56 per week.

How much is fuel in Plettenberg Bay?

You can expect to pay €1.154/ltr of petrol and €1.277/ltr of diesel in Plettenberg Bay. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Plettenberg Bay?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Plettenberg Bay with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Plettenberg Bay?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Mini, Premium, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in Plettenberg Bay.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Plettenberg Bay?

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

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Plettenberg Bay?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Plettenberg Bay at the moment, however BUDGET rates start from just €168.56 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €168.56 from BUDGET in Plettenberg Bay 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 Plettenberg Bay?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Plettenberg Bay is €168.70 per week with an average price of €179.20 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Plettenberg Bay

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Plettenberg Bay

  • Budget (tel: 27 44 533 1315)
  • Europcar (tel: 044 533 6470)
  • Avis (tel: 27 44 533 1315)
  • Bidvest (tel: (044) 533 1858)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 27 44 5335857)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Plettenberg Bay

  • Budget (Beacon Isle Hotel, PHAROS DRIVE, Plettenberg Bay)
  • Europcar (Shell Ultra City, C/o N2 And Marine Way, , Plettenberg Bay, 6600, WC)
  • Avis (Beacon Isle Hotel, Plettenberg Bay)
  • Bidvest (7 Main Street , Hill House, Plettenberg Bay, 6600)
  • Keddy by europcar (CORNER N2 & MARINE WAY, PLETTENBERG BAY, 6600)

Car hire company ratings in Plettenberg Bay

  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 93 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.4/10 from 6 reviews
  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.0/10 from 28 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 8.0/10 from 34 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Direct: Rated 7.8/10 from 105 reviews

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