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Sanitised car hire in Richards Bay Airport

Look out for this icon to see which car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines, the following car hire companies in Richards Bay Airport, South Africa offer sanitised rental cars:

At present, none of the car rental companies in Richards Bay Airport have committed to offering sanitised cars.

Sanitised car
This car rental company has committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.
  • AVIS
  • BUDGET
  • EUROPCAR

Cheapest car hire in Richards Bay Airport

Mini

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 15.95 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 111.71 EUR from 20/09/2021

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 17.53 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 122.73 EUR from 20/09/2021

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.99 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 132.95 EUR from 20/09/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Toyota Etios

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.05 EUR/day
Toyota Etios

7 Days rental at 133.38 EUR from 20/09/2021

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.54 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 136.82 EUR from 20/09/2021

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.58 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 144.06 EUR from 20/09/2021

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.13 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 147.92 EUR from 20/09/2021

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.33 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 149.37 EUR from 20/09/2021

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.37 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 149.61 EUR from 20/09/2021

  3 |
  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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Rated 3.8 / 5 | 1,800 reviews

Best car rental companies in Richards Bay Airport

8.1
No.1: AVIS,
based on 160 reviews
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70
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15 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.3: FIRST,
based on 91 reviews
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70
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70
90
24 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.2: THRIFTY,
based on 643 reviews
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76
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82
17 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

Richards Bay Airport car hire information

Richards Bay Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis Europe Franchise
  • € 111.65
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 15.95
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 25
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 13
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 137
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Richards Bay Airport

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January€ 31
February€ 46
March€ 27
April€ 30
May€ 32
June€ 33
July€ 33
August€ 35
September€ 34
October€ 25
November€ 24
December€ 33
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January€ 21
February€ 30
March€ 19
April€ 23
May€ 26
June€ 26
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 26
October€ 16
November€ 16
December€ 24
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January€ 59
February€ 95
March€ 59
April€ 60
May€ 60
June€ 66
July€ 61
August€ 62
September€ 64
October€ 46
November€ 50
December€ 77
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January€ 40
February€ 44
March€ 42
April€ 39
May€ 50
June€ 46
July€ 51
August€ 52
September€ 45
October€ 32
November€ 37
December€ 55
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January€ 82
February€ 96
March€ 75
April€ 68
May€ 73
June€ 71
July€ 94
August€ 107
September€ 111
October
November€ 73
December€ 79
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January€ 15
February€ 20
March€ 16
April€ 17
May€ 20
June€ 20
July€ 19
August€ 20
September€ 20
October€ 12
November€ 12
December€ 19
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January€ 55
February€ 82
March€ 47
April€ 49
May€ 54
June€ 58
July€ 59
August€ 62
September€ 63
October€ 40
November€ 42
December€ 60
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January€ 42
February€ 70
March
April€ 55
May€ 45
June€ 46
July€ 44
August€ 45
September€ 49
October€ 32
November€ 37
December€ 49

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*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 €16.00 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €24.10 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €210.70 per day from HERTZ for a BMW X3.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Richards Bay Airport?

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

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Richards Bay Airport?

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

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

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Avis Europe Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Richards Bay Airport with a score of 8.1/10

with Thrifty rated second best with a score of 7.8/10

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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 €149.37 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 €111.65 per week.

How much is fuel in Richards Bay Airport?

You can expect to pay €0.998/ltr of petrol and €0.996/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, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

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

We can arrange Compact, 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 €111.65 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €111.65 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 €112.00 per week with an average price of €168.70 per week across all car hire companies.
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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 3 57860896)
  • 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)
  • Sixt (tel: +27-112309999)

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

  • First (Unit 13, McGra Park, , 01 Bronze Street,, Richards Bay, 2880, KWAZULU NATAL)
  • Europcar (Airport Building,, Richards Bay , 3900, KZN)
  • Bidvest (Richards Bay International Apt, Richards Bay, 3900)
  • Keddy by europcar (RICHARDS BAY AIRPORT, 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

  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 8.1/10 from 11 reviews
  • Thrifty: Rated 7.8/10 from 38 reviews
  • First Car Rental: Rated 7.8/10 from 7 reviews
  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.3/10 from 33 reviews
  • Bidvest: Rated 7.3/10 from 8 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.1/10 from 24 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.

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.

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.

There’s a good chance you’ll be visiting Richards Bay on business as it’s not known for its tourist attractions. If you’ve got an important business meeting or after work, want to explore a little of the coast, then check out our low prices on Richards Bay car hire
Car hire needn’t be an expensive addition to a business trip or holiday, especially with the deals that we are able to make on your behalf. Simply let us know your travel plans and we’ll do our utmost to search the top Richards Bay car hire companies for the best deals.

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.
  • Richards Bay Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Richards Bay Airport including;

  • Guaranteed 2020/2021-registered car
    We guarantee that you are going to get a 2020/2021-registered car at the desk available from AVIS, BIDVEST, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT.
  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from AVIS, BIDVEST, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, SIXT.

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