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Cheapest car hire in Richards Bay Airport

BMW 3 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 44.20 EUR/day
BMW 3 Series

7 Days rental at 309.43 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 30.14 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 210.98 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen T6

8 Adults, 5 Doors

From 53.18 EUR/day
Volkswagen T6

7 Days rental at 372.32 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Double Cab

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 29.58 EUR/day
Nissan Double Cab

7 Days rental at 207.08 EUR from June 22

  0 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Mercedes CLA

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 35.26 EUR/day
Mercedes CLA

7 Days rental at 246.84 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai H1

8 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.54 EUR/day
Hyundai H1

7 Days rental at 311.82 EUR from June 22

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Quest

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 14.14 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Quest

7 Days rental at 98.99 EUR from June 22

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Avanza

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.99 EUR/day
Toyota Avanza

7 Days rental at 146.99 EUR from June 22

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 9.85 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 68.99 EUR from June 22

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

*daily rates in Richards Bay Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Richards Bay Airport

  • The airport wants to expand but a village is in the way of the runway extension
  • There’s only one route to and from Richards Bay and that’s Johannesburg
  • Each year, Richards Bay Airport serves nearly 200,000 passengers
  • The airport is also home to a major aviation maintenance facility
  • The city it serves is a major industrial centre

Richards Bay Airport car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Richards Bay Airport

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No.2: BIDVEST,
based on 1247 reviews
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8.7
No.1: BIDVEST,
based on 1247 reviews
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87
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84
87
15 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.4: BIDVEST,
based on 1248 reviews
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15 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations in or near Richards Bay Airport

FIRST

Fish Eagle Flight Crescent, Richards Bay Airport, Birdswood, Richards Bay , 2880 , Kwazulu Natal

AVIS

Cnr Rex Henderson And Turnbull, Empangeni, 3880

AVIS

110 Mckenzie St, Saint Lucia, 3936

AVIS

King Cetshawayo Highway, Ulundi

AVIS

100 Compensation Beach Rd, Ballito, 4420

AVIS

Terminal Building, Durban International Airport, Durban, 4000

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.3/10)

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Richards Bay Airport car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bidvest
  • € 61.95
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 62.0
    Best Price:
    Per Week
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    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
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    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 113
    Total Cars Available
     

Car hire locations near Richards Bay Airport, South Africa

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    ZAR  9.95/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    Tolls

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    18

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

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    Front and Rear

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    Hands Free Only

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Average prices per day for car hire in Richards Bay Airport

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

FAQs about car hire in Richards Bay Airport

How much does car hire in Richards Bay Airport cost?

Car hire in Richards Bay Airport costs as little as €8.9 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €12.7 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €101.2 per day from FIRST for a Land Rover Discovery.

Who is the best car rental agent in Richards Bay Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Bidvest has the highest customer rating for car hire in Richards Bay Airport with a score of 8.7/10

with Bidvest rated second best with a score of 8.7/10

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

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Richards Bay Airport is €89.18 per week from FIRST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Richards Bay Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in Richards Bay Airport is FIRST, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Datsun Go available from as little as €61.95 per week.

How much is fuel in Richards Bay Airport?

You can expect to pay €0.67/ltr of petrol and €0.71/ltr of diesel in Richards Bay Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Richards Bay Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Richards Bay Airport with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BIDVEST, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FIRST, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Richards Bay Airport?

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

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

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

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

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Richards Bay Airport at the moment, however FIRST rates start from just €61.95 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €61.95 from FIRST in Richards Bay - 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 in Richards Bay Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Richards Bay Airport is €74.9 per week with an average price of €91.0 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about the car hire agents in Richards Bay Airport

Most popular car hire companies in Richards Bay Airport:

  • First (tel: +27 35 786 0001 / 073 363 4530)
  • Europcar (tel: (035) 786-0896 )
  • Bidvest (tel: 27-35-7860986)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 27 35 7860896)
  • Thrifty (tel: +27 (0) 35 786 1404 /'+27 (0) 71 657 4686 )
  • Hertz (tel: 072 539 0678)
  • Firefly (tel: 072 539 0678)
  • Budget (tel: 27 35 786 8100)
  • Avis (tel: (27) 35 786 8100)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Richards Bay Airport:

  • First (Fish Eagle Flight Crescent, Richards Bay - Airport, Birdswood, 2880, KWAZULU NATAL)
  • Europcar (Airport Building,, Richards Bay , 3900, KZN)
  • Bidvest (Richards Bay International Apt, Richards Bay, 3900)
  • Keddy by europcar (AIRPORT BUILDING, RICHARDS BAY, 3900, KZN)
  • Thrifty (1 Richards Bay Airport road, Fish Eagle Road, Birdswood, Richards Bay, KZN)
  • Hertz (Richards Bay Airport, Birdswood, 3900)

Car hire company ratings in Richards Bay Airport:

  • Bidvest: Rated 8.7/10 from 131 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.7/10 from 131 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 122 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 122 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 117 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 8.6/10 from 117 reviews

Richards Bay Airport Mini Guide

Who Flies to Richards Bay?
Usually it’s business travellers or workers in the coal and mineral industries around the city but there’s a small but growing tourist element to the flights as people come to see the extensive coastal dunes with their almost unique dune forests away from the shore. There are many completely deserted beaches too but be careful of sharks as most of them are unprotected.

Richards Bay Dune forest

How Easy is it to get to Richards Bay Airport?
Despite only having one route, travel to Richards Bay is actually relatively easy. Many international flights land at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport and passengers can then make a connection there to a South African Express flight to Richards Bay. With the airport being just on the outskirts of the city, it won’t be long before you’re in your accommodation.

Richards bay Airport aerial view

What’s the Airport Like?
It’s a very small airport with a short runway that can only accept Dash 300 aircraft, limiting its operating capacity. A planned airport overhaul and extension is currently on hold until a dispute over land is sorted out. For now, it’s basic with few facilities which are limited to a snack bar serving hot and cold drinks together with sandwiches and other pre-packed food. There’s a single kiosk which stocks a narrow range of magazines and newspapers. The airport is devoid of banks, post offices, cash machines and Wi-Fi so you’ll need to be fairly self-sufficient whilst waiting for your flight.

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There’s no point getting a cheap price if lots of essentials are added on as extras which is why we make sure that the price we offer you is inclusive. You’ll get comprehensive insurance cover, collision damage waiver and roadside assistance all included in the price as well as access to what we consider to be the most attentive customer service.