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Port Elizabeth Car Rental Mini Guide

Car Rental from Port Elizabeth Airport is the perfect arrival point for travellers wanting to experience the Garden Route that stretches from Heidelberg to the Storms River near Port Elizabeth. You can hire a car from the airport and head west along the route staying overnight at a variety of accommodations along the route. Finally, you can drop off your hire car at an alternative location if you are flying back from a different airport.

Port Elizabeth Airport serves the Eastern Cape of South Africa and approximately one and a half million passengers use it every year. This regional airport serves several South African cities including Bloemfontein, East London, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Lanseria and Durban. We advise prebooking your car hire at least 4 weeks in advance to receive the vehicle you require at the best price.
 

Cheapest car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.70 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 172.93 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.19 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 176.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.19 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 176.33 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.20 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 176.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.20 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 176.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i20

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 27.14 EUR/day
Hyundai i20

7 Days rental at 189.99 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  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

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.47 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 206.29 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.62 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 207.38 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Port Elizabeth Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Port Elizabeth 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, GREEN MOTION, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from AVIS, BUDGET, GREEN MOTION, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR.

Useful to know about Port Elizabeth Airport

  • The airport is 2km south of the central business district.
  • Last year 1.3m passengers used the facilities of Port Elizabeth Airport.
  • It’s known as the ‘ten minute airport’ as almost every part of the city is accessible in ten minutes from the airport.
  • The airport was built in 1929.
  • The first long distance flight in South Africa landed there in 1917, starting the story of aviation in the country.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Port Elizabeth Airport

Best car rental companies in Port Elizabeth Airport

8.2
No.1: WOODFORD EXCLUSIVE RENTALS,
based on 2089 reviews
84
78
74
82
90
14 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.3: BLUU CAR RENTAL,
based on 244 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
22 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.2: BUDGET,
based on 428 reviews
80
80
70
70
70
18 min (average wait time)

Port Elizabeth Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Woodford Exclusive Rentals
  • € 172.90
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 24.70
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 25
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 13
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 129
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport

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January€ 47
February€ 46
March€ 40
April€ 38
May€ 39
June€ 45
July€ 49
August€ 50
September€ 44
October€ 44
November€ 45
December€ 58
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January€ 34
February€ 35
March€ 30
April€ 30
May€ 32
June€ 34
July€ 36
August€ 37
September€ 34
October€ 34
November€ 33
December€ 41
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January€ 94
February€ 106
March€ 76
April€ 72
May€ 71
June€ 84
July€ 93
August€ 88
September€ 88
October€ 79
November€ 78
December€ 127
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January€ 65
February€ 62
March€ 52
April€ 51
May€ 55
June€ 57
July€ 71
August€ 70
September€ 64
October€ 64
November€ 59
December€ 74
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January€ 92
February€ 121
March€ 81
April€ 71
May€ 74
June€ 75
July€ 116
August€ 131
September€ 101
October€ 101
November€ 66
December€ 115
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January€ 27
February€ 25
March€ 23
April€ 24
May€ 24
June€ 26
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 25
October€ 25
November€ 25
December€ 31
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January€ 89
February€ 89
March€ 72
April€ 62
May€ 64
June€ 69
July€ 78
August€ 79
September€ 73
October€ 67
November€ 77
December€ 104
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January€ 70
February€ 67
March€ 56
April€ 60
May€ 56
June€ 68
July€ 81
August€ 77
September€ 67
October€ 68
November€ 77
December€ 89

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

FAQs about car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport

How much does car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport cost?

Car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport costs as little as €24.70 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €36.70 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €240.70 per day from FIREFLY for a Volkswagen Kombi.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Port Elizabeth Airport?

9 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Port Elizabeth Airport, including HERTZ, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Port Elizabeth Airport?

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

Who is the best car rental agent at Port Elizabeth Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Woodford Exclusive Rentals has the highest customer rating for car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport with a score of 8.2/10

with Budget EMEA Franchise 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 Port Elizabeth Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport is €219.85 per week from TEMPEST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Port Elizabeth Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Port Elizabeth Airport is TEMPEST, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Hyundai i10 available from as little as €172.90 per week.

How much is fuel at Port Elizabeth Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.263/ltr of petrol and €1.538/ltr of diesel at Port Elizabeth Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Port Elizabeth Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BLUU CAR RENTAL, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FIRST, GREEN MOTION, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT, TEMPEST as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Port Elizabeth Airport?

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

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

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth Airport is € per week from for a .

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport at the moment, however TEMPEST rates start from just €172.90 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €172.90 from TEMPEST in Port Elizabeth - 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 Port Elizabeth Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Port Elizabeth Airport is €172.90 per week with an average price of €256.90 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Port Elizabeth Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Port Elizabeth Airport

  • First (tel: +27 41 581 1123 / 082 786-6371)
  • Thrifty (tel: +27 41 581 4774)
  • Budget (tel: 27 41 501 7200)
  • Tempest (tel: 0027 415089650/ +27842341130)
  • Europcar (tel: 0027416736177)
  • Woodford exclusive rentals (tel: +0415811786)
  • Avis (tel: 27 41 501 7200)
  • Bluu car rental (tel: (041) 581 4242/82)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 27 4 15089500)
  • Dollar (tel: +27 41 581 4774)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Port Elizabeth Airport

  • First (Terminal Building, P.E Airport, 1 De Haviland Ave, Port Elizabeth, Walmer, 6001, EASTERN CAPE)
  • Thrifty (Airport Terminal, Allister Miller Drive,, Walmer,, Port Elizabeth)
  • Budget (Port Elizabeth Airport, WALMER,, Walmer, 6001)
  • Tempest (Port Elizabeth Airport, Port Elizabeth)
  • Europcar (Airport Building, Port Elizabeth, Kiosk Opposite, Departure Hall, Port Elizabeth , 6001, EC)
  • Woodford exclusive rentals (PORT ELIZABETH INTERNATIONAL, , PORT ELIZABETH, PORT ELIZABETH, ZA, 6001)

Car hire company reviews at Port Elizabeth Airport

  • Woodford Exclusive Rentals: Rated 8.2/10 from 7 reviews
  • 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
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 23 reviews
  • SIXT EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 8 reviews

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