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Richards Bay Airport Car Rental Mini Guide

There is a good chance you will be visiting Richards Bay on business as it is not known for its tourist attractions. If you have an important business meeting or after work, want to explore a little of the coast, then check out our low car hire prices in Richards Bay. You will get comprehensive insurance cover, collision damage waiver and roadside assistance all included in the car rental price.

Despite only having one route, travel to Richards Bay Airport is easy. Many international flights land at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport and passengers can then make a connection flight to Richards Bay. With the airport being just on the outskirts of the city, it will not be long before you are collecting your rental vehicle and in your accommodation.

Cheapest car hire in Richards Bay Airport

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 30.24 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 211.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.24 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 211.71 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Atos

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.97 EUR/day
Hyundai Atos

7 Days rental at 237.79 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

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.10 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 245.72 EUR from 21/11/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Richards Bay Airport car hire special offers

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

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

 

Popular car hire destinations in Richards Bay Airport

Best car rental companies in Richards Bay Airport

7.8
No.3: HERTZ,
based on 235 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
20 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.2: BLUU CAR RENTAL,
based on 234 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
24 min (average wait time)
7.8
No.1: THRIFTY,
based on 643 reviews
82
76
76
72
82
17 min (average wait time)

Richards Bay Airport car hire information

  • 7.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest)
  • € 200.13
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 28.59
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 24
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 14
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 108
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Richards Bay Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 41
February€ 56
March€ 40
April€ 35
May€ 41
June€ 45
July€ 44
August€ 48
September€ 43
October€ 43
November€ 43
December€ 49
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January€ 30
February€ 37
March€ 31
April€ 28
May€ 32
June€ 34
July€ 33
August€ 35
September€ 33
October€ 32
November€ 32
December€ 35
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January€ 73
February€ 113
March€ 71
April€ 64
May€ 77
June€ 93
July€ 87
August€ 88
September€ 90
October€ 81
November€ 82
December€ 104
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January€ 54
February€ 66
March€ 55
April€ 47
May€ 57
June€ 58
July€ 66
August€ 70
September€ 63
October€ 64
November€ 63
December€ 65
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January€ 88
February€ 97
March€ 81
April€ 74
May€ 78
June€ 79
July€ 94
August€ 107
September€ 111
October€ 118
November€ 92
December€ 79
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January€ 23
February€ 27
March€ 24
April€ 21
May€ 26
June€ 26
July€ 25
August€ 27
September€ 25
October€ 25
November€ 25
December€ 30
ItemPercent
January€ 84
February€ 105
March€ 91
April€ 73
May€ 76
June€ 84
July€ 75
August€ 86
September€ 79
October€ 82
November€ 85
December€ 99
ItemPercent
January€ 58
February€ 84
March€ 83
April€ 62
May€ 63
June€ 70
July€ 72
August€ 72
September€ 68
October€ 63
November€ 74
December€ 76

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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 €28.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €34.30 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €196.70 per day from FIRST for a Volvo XC60.

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

7 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Richards Bay Airport, including FIREFLY, EUROPCAR, 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, Thrifty has the highest customer rating for car hire in Richards Bay Airport with a score of 7.8/10

with Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest) 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 €264.74 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 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 Richards Bay Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.473/ltr of petrol and €1.555/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, BLUU CAR RENTAL, BUDGET, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FIRST, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR 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, 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 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 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 €200.20 per week with an average price of €240.10 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Richards Bay Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Richards Bay Airport

  • First (tel: +27 35 786 0001 / 073 363 4530)
  • Europcar (tel: (035) 786-0896 )
  • Bluu car rental (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)
  • Bluu car rental (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

  • Thrifty: Rated 7.8/10 from 38 reviews
  • Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest): Rated 7.8/10 from 54 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.8/10 from 74 reviews
  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 16 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Direct: Rated 7.1/10 from 75 reviews
  • First Car Rental: Rated 7.1/10 from 52 reviews

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