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Umhlanga Ridge Car Rental Mini Guide

Umhlanga Ridge is one of the best places for shopping along the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa. Most people fly into King Shaka International Airport and then hire a car for the drive to the top hotels of Umhlanga Rocks, below the ridge that hosts the purpose-built retail, commercial and residential centre.

There are many domestic flights flying into Durban Airport and international flights such as UAE, UK, Mauritius, Turkey and Namibia. Once at the airport, travel into Umhlanga Ridge is not straightforward with no trains making connections. Most people choose to prebook a rental car with Rhino to collect from Durban Airport and drive to Umhlanga Ridge. 

Cheapest car hire in Umhlanga Ridge

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.49 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 157.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.91 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 188.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Renault Kwid

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.92 EUR/day
Renault Kwid

7 Days rental at 188.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.91 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 216.38 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo Vivo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.92 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo Vivo

7 Days rental at 216.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Datsun Go

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.06 EUR/day
Datsun Go

7 Days rental at 224.42 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Atos

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.49 EUR/day
Hyundai Atos

7 Days rental at 248.47 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Quest

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 36.20 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Quest

7 Days rental at 253.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Quest

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 36.77 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Quest

7 Days rental at 257.44 EUR from 23/01/2023

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • Umhlanga Ridge car hire special offers

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

Useful to know about Umhlanga Ridge

  • Umhlanga is named after the Ohlanga River which reaches the Indian Ocean near the town. 
  • The name means ‘place of reeds’ referring to the marshy ground around the river’s delta
  • The town was founded in 1895
  • The town’s oldest building, The Oyster Box, was built before the town as a beach cottage before becoming a luxury hotel
  • The town’s prosperity was based on the sugar cane fields north of Durban

 

Popular car hire destinations in Umhlanga Ridge

Best car rental companies in Umhlanga Ridge

7.9
No.2: BLUU CAR RENTAL,
based on 244 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
22 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.1: BUDGET,
based on 428 reviews
80
80
70
70
70
18 min (average wait time)
7.7
No.4: AVIS,
based on 187 reviews
80
70
70
70
80
19 min (average wait time)

Umhlanga Ridge car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest)
  • € 157.43
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 22.49
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 20
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 9
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 72
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Umhlanga Ridge

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January€ 49
February€ 54
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April€ 35
May€ 42
June€ 43
July€ 46
August€ 51
September€ 46
October€ 46
November€ 43
December€ 45
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January€ 35
February€ 33
March€ 31
April€ 30
May€ 32
June€ 32
July€ 33
August€ 35
September€ 35
October€ 36
November€ 33
December€ 36
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January€ 94
February€ 123
March€ 59
April€ 61
May€ 97
June€ 97
July€ 99
August€ 104
September€ 107
October€ 89
November€ 86
December€ 106
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January€ 70
February€ 76
March€ 62
April€ 56
May€ 62
June€ 60
July€ 70
August€ 78
September€ 69
October€ 69
November€ 65
December€ 72
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January€ 96
February€ 110
March€ 89
April€ 86
May€ 83
June€ 94
July€ 104
August€ 125
September€ 111
October€ 144
November€ 90
December€ 88
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January€ 26
February€ 25
March€ 24
April€ 22
May€ 25
June€ 25
July€ 26
August€ 27
September€ 27
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November€ 23
December€ 26
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January€ 125
February€ 117
March€ 108
April€ 97
May€ 97
June€ 96
July€ 94
August€ 115
September€ 94
October€ 114
November€ 103
December€ 127
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January€ 82
February€ 81
March
April€ 52
May€ 69
June€ 67
July€ 69
August€ 70
September€ 69
October€ 64
November€ 79
December€ 86

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

FAQs about car hire in Umhlanga Ridge

How much does car hire in Umhlanga Ridge cost?

Car hire in Umhlanga Ridge costs as little as €22.50 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €30.50 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €193.10 per day from AVIS for a BMW X3.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Umhlanga Ridge?

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

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Umhlanga Ridge?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Umhlanga Ridge?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest) has the highest customer rating for car hire in Umhlanga Ridge with a score of 7.9/10

with Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest) rated second best with a score of 7.9/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Umhlanga Ridge?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Umhlanga Ridge is €258.89 per week from FIRST.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Umhlanga Ridge?

The cheapest car hire company in Umhlanga Ridge is BUDGET, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Renault Kwid available from as little as €157.43 per week.

How much is fuel in Umhlanga Ridge?

You can expect to pay €1.263/ltr of petrol and €1.538/ltr of diesel in Umhlanga Ridge. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Umhlanga Ridge?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Umhlanga Ridge with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, BLUU CAR RENTAL, BUDGET, FIRST, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Umhlanga Ridge?

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

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Umhlanga Ridge?

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

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Umhlanga Ridge?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Umhlanga Ridge at the moment, however BUDGET rates start from just €157.43 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €157.43 from BUDGET in Umhlanga Ridge 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 Umhlanga Ridge?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Umhlanga Ridge is €157.50 per week with an average price of €213.50 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Umhlanga Ridge

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Umhlanga Ridge

  • First (tel: +27 31 580 4295 / 084 250-3978)
  • Bluu car rental (tel: 27-31-5613011)
  • Budget (tel: 27 31 561 6073)
  • Avis (tel: 27 31 561 6073)
  • Sixt (tel: +27-31-5804295)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Umhlanga Ridge

  • First (CMH Suzuki dealership, 6 Sunset Crescent , Umhlanga Ridge, 4000, Kwazulu Natal)
  • Bluu car rental (2 Lighthouse Road, (Caltex Service Station), Umhlanga Rocks, 4320)
  • Budget (Cabana Beach Hotel, 10 LAGOON DRIVE, UMHLANGA, Umhlanga, 4320)
  • Avis (Cabana Beach Hotel, Umhlanga, 4320)
  • Sixt (6 Sunset Crescent, Umhlanga, 4000)

Car hire company ratings in Umhlanga Ridge

  • Budget EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.9/10 from 20 reviews
  • Bluu Car Rental (Bidvest): Rated 7.9/10 from 60 reviews
  • SIXT EMEA Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 8 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 7.7/10 from 23 reviews
  • First Car Rental: Rated 7.2/10 from 60 reviews

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