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Port Elizabeth Car Rental Mini Guide

Part of the Eastern Cape Province, Port Elizabeth is one of the biggest cities in South Africa. Having a rental car means you can drive to the nearest other cities which are Durban and Cape Town. With our unlimited mileage offer you can do as much exploring of South Africa as you want during the terms of your rental contract.

If you are hiring a car in South Africa for the first time we do recommend reading our Drive Smart South Africa guide to ensure you know the rules of the road and can drive safely in and around Port Elizabeth.

Cheapest car hire in Port Elizabeth

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.07 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 168.52 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

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

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.29 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 198.04 EUR from 20/03/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.48 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 199.37 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.13 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 217.91 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 31.50 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 220.50 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  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
  • Port Elizabeth car hire special offers

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

Useful to know about Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth was founded in 1920 and named after the wife of the acting governor of Cape Colony.
  • Locals call the city ‘PE’.
  • It’s found halfway between Durban and Cape Town.
  • It has the soubriquet of ‘the friendly city’ and also ‘the windy city’.
  • The city is the home to the South African car industry.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Port Elizabeth

Best car rental companies in Port Elizabeth

8.4
No.1: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 14 reviews
90
80
70
80
90
15 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.3: BUDGET,
based on 439 reviews
80
80
70
80
70
33 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.2: AVIS,
based on 202 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
22 min (average wait time)

Port Elizabeth car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Keddy by Europcar EMEA Franchise
  • € 168.49
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 24.07
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 18
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 7
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 74
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Port Elizabeth

ItemPercent
January€ 44
February€ 52
March€ 42
April€ 34
May€ 38
June€ 42
July€ 50
August€ 51
September€ 45
October€ 43
November€ 45
December€ 54
ItemPercent
January€ 32
February€ 36
March€ 32
April€ 26
May€ 31
June€ 32
July€ 36
August€ 38
September€ 34
October€ 34
November€ 34
December€ 40
ItemPercent
January€ 86
February€ 129
March€ 97
April€ 58
May€ 74
June€ 79
July€ 99
August€ 95
September€ 91
October€ 85
November€ 83
December€ 128
ItemPercent
January€ 60
February€ 70
March€ 58
April€ 48
May€ 52
June€ 56
July€ 65
August€ 68
September€ 62
October€ 63
November€ 58
December€ 77
ItemPercent
January€ 90
February€ 114
March€ 80
April€ 65
May€ 63
June€ 67
July€ 56
August€ 115
September€ 104
October€ 127
November€ 61
December€ 131
ItemPercent
January€ 23
February€ 26
March€ 23
April€ 19
May€ 22
June€ 23
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 24
October€ 24
November€ 23
December€ 28
ItemPercent
January€ 92
February€ 96
March€ 86
April€ 64
May€ 65
June€ 69
July€ 79
August€ 84
September€ 72
October€ 72
November€ 83
December€ 116
ItemPercent
January€ 61
February€ 78
March€ 67
April€ 46
May€ 60
June€ 68
July€ 93
August€ 87
September€ 77
October€ 71
November€ 93
December€ 93

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

FAQs about car hire in Port Elizabeth

How much does car hire in Port Elizabeth cost?

Car hire in Port Elizabeth costs as little as €24.10 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €27.20 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €190.00 per day from EUROPCAR for a Mercedes Vito.

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

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

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

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Port Elizabeth?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Keddy by Europcar EMEA Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Port Elizabeth with a score of 8.4/10

with Avis Europe 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 in Port Elizabeth?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Port Elizabeth is €217.91 per week from FIRST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Port Elizabeth?

The cheapest car hire company in Port Elizabeth is FIRST, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Datsun Go available from as little as €168.49 per week.

How much is fuel in Port Elizabeth?

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

What car hire agencies are available in Port Elizabeth?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Port Elizabeth with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIRST, GREEN MOTION, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Port Elizabeth?

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

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Port Elizabeth at the moment, however FIRST rates start from just €168.49 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €168.49 from FIRST in Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Port Elizabeth is €168.70 per week with an average price of €190.40 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Port Elizabeth

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Port Elizabeth

  • Thrifty (tel: +27 41 581 7988 / +27 82 887 2990)
  • First (tel: 27 41 581 2027)
  • Europcar (tel: 415814214 )
  • Avis (tel: 27 41 363 3014)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 27 4 13630067)
  • Dollar (tel: +27 41 581 7988 / +27 82 887 2990)
  • Budget (tel: 27 41 363 3014)
  • Green motion (tel: 0027 41 180 4418 / 0027 63 647 2282)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Port Elizabeth

  • Thrifty (57 Heugh Road,, Walmer,, Port Elizabeth)
  • First (No.1 De Haviland Ave, Port Elizabeth, Walmer, 6001, Eastern Cape)
  • Europcar (Airport Building, Port Elizabeth Airport, Operating From, Ec Depot , Port Elizabeth, EC)
  • Avis (56 5th Avenue, Port Elizabeth, 1600)
  • Keddy by europcar (CNR 04TH AVENUE AND HURD STREET NEWTON, GQEBERHA, 2140, EC)
  • Dollar (57 Heugh Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth)

Car hire company ratings in Port Elizabeth

  • Keddy by Europcar EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.4/10 from 6 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 8.0/10 from 34 reviews
  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.0/10 from 28 reviews
  • Europcar Direct: Rated 7.9/10 from 46 reviews
  • Dollar ZA Direct: Rated 7.3/10 from 31 reviews
  • First Car Rental: Rated 7.3/10 from 78 reviews

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