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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

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.59 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 200.19 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.36 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 205.53 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.56 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 206.98 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.67 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 207.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.67 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 207.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.10 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 238.70 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.38 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 240.68 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.89 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 258.23 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.82 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 264.74 EUR from 21/11/2022

  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, 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

  • 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

7.7
No.1: BUDGET,
based on 421 reviews
80
80
70
60
80
14 min (average wait time)
7.2
No.2: DOLLAR,
based on 73 reviews
70
70
70
60
80
10 min (average wait time)
7.1
No.4: EUROPCAR,
based on 469 reviews
70
70
60
60
70
20 min (average wait time)

Port Elizabeth car hire information

  • 7.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget EMEA Franchise
  • € 200.13
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 28.59
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 19
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 9
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Almera
  • 78
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Port Elizabeth

ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 45
March€ 38
April€ 34
May€ 38
June€ 42
July€ 50
August€ 51
September€ 45
October€ 43
November€ 45
December€ 51
ItemPercent
January€ 27
February€ 32
March€ 28
April€ 26
May€ 31
June€ 32
July€ 36
August€ 38
September€ 34
October€ 34
November€ 34
December€ 38
ItemPercent
January€ 65
February€ 103
March€ 74
April€ 58
May€ 74
June€ 79
July€ 99
August€ 95
September€ 91
October€ 85
November€ 83
December€ 101
ItemPercent
January€ 51
February€ 61
March€ 52
April€ 48
May€ 52
June€ 56
July€ 65
August€ 68
September€ 62
October€ 63
November€ 58
December€ 73
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€ 22
February€ 24
March€ 21
April€ 19
May€ 22
June€ 23
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 24
October€ 24
November€ 23
December€ 27
ItemPercent
January€ 80
February€ 90
March€ 81
April€ 64
May€ 65
June€ 69
July€ 79
August€ 84
September€ 72
October€ 72
November€ 83
December€ 110
ItemPercent
January€ 53
February€ 64
March€ 54
April€ 46
May€ 60
June€ 68
July€ 93
August€ 87
September€ 77
October€ 71
November€ 93
December€ 87

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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 €28.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €31.80 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €211.60 per day from GREEN MOTION for a Toyota Fortuner.

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, AVIS, 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, Budget EMEA Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Port Elizabeth with a score of 7.7/10

with Dollar rated second best with a score of 7.2/10

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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 €264.74 per week from FIRST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Port Elizabeth?

The cheapest car hire company in Port Elizabeth is KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Hyundai i10 available from as little as €200.13 per week.

How much is fuel in Port Elizabeth?

You can expect to pay €1.473/ltr of petrol and €1.555/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, DOLLAR, EUROPCAR, FIRST, GREEN MOTION, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Port Elizabeth?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Mini, Premium, Premium Elite, 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 KEDDY BY EUROPCAR rates start from just €200.13 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €200.13 from KEDDY BY EUROPCAR 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 €200.20 per week with an average price of €222.60 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 1123)
  • 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

  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 16 reviews
  • Dollar: Rated 7.2/10 from 30 reviews
  • First Car Rental: Rated 7.1/10 from 52 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Direct: Rated 7.1/10 from 75 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 6.9/10 from 21 reviews
  • Green Motion: Rated 6.6/10 from 6 reviews

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