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Car Rental Cape Town Airport

EasyTerra Car Rental is an independent car rental comparsion site. Our system compares prices from well-known car rental companies so as a customer you can always rent a car through us at a competitive price.

Car rental offers Cape Town Airport

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable car for the lowest price. Below are a few examples from our selection in Cape Town Airport.

Car type
Passenger van

Rental car options at Cape Town Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Cape Town Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Europcar

    7.7 (6954)
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  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.6 (2844)
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  • FireFly Car Rental

    7 (3339)
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  • Thrifty

    6.8 (4592)
  • Green Motion

    6.7 (1634)
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8.3 / 10 Number of reviews: 542

Cape Town Airport frequently asked questions

The most frequently asked questions for Cape Town Airport are shown below. If you can't find an answer to your question, check the faq page.

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs. Can I rent a car at Cape Town Airport without a credit card? In general, you always need a credit card to rent a car from EasyTerra.

You pay a deposit when you pick up the car. You need a credit card in the name of the main driver to pay this deposit. The rental company will then put a temporary hold on your credit card for the amount of the deposit so they can recover the costs of any damage or other extra costs.

When you return the rental car, it will be checked for damage or other defects. If no damage is found, the amount of the temporary hold on your credit card will be released. You can read more about the deposit on this page: Car rental deposit
Can I rent a car without an excess (zero excess) at Cape Town Airport? Yes, there are cars available without an excess (zero excess) at Cape Town Airport. Use the filters on the results page to find these deals. As an alternative, many cars are available with deductible cover, which is almost the same but cheaper. See the following page for the difference between "zero excess" and "excess cover": Insurance and deductible . How old do I have to be to rent a car in South Africa? To rent a car at Cape Town Airport, you must be at least 18 years old. You must have had your driver's license for at least 1 years. Drivers younger than 24 may have to pay a surcharge at Cape Town Airport. This surcharge ranges from to per day. At EasyTerra, you will receive an automatic notification if age surcharges apply. Which is the cheapest rental car company at Cape Town Airport? Prices vary all the time, so it's a good idea to perform a search on our website to check the latest prices. In general, the cheapest cars at Cape Town Airport are available from these rental companies:

  • First Car,
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  • Europcar,
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  • Sixt,
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We recommend you look at more than just the price when choosing a rental car. Carefully consider the importance of quality and price, and read the reviews for rental companies on our site. Rental companies with lower ratings may have longer waiting times or provide unsatisfactory service.
What is the best rental car company at Cape Town Airport? The rental company with the highest rating is Bidvest Car Rental. 175 customers gave an average rating of 8.4. The second-highest rated rental company is Avis. 5109 customers gave an average rating of 8.2. The third-highest rated rental company is Avis. 8655 customers gave an average rating of 8.2. Can I rent a passenger van at Cape Town Airport? Yes, you can rent a passenger van at Cape Town Airport. Passenger vans are available for 5 to 11 people. Recent searches generated the following prices for passenger vans:

  • Toyota Hilux Double Cab by Woodford Car Rental,
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  • Toyota Quantum by First Car,
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  • Mercedes-Benz Vito by Woodford Car Rental,
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  • VW Kombi by First Car,
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  • Volkswagen Transporter by Bluu,
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  • Volkswagen T6 by Tempest,
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  • VW T6 by Avis,
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Search for your desired rental period using the "Passenger van" filter to check what is available.
Is it possible to rent an electric car at Cape Town Airport? We were recently unable to find any electric or hybrid cars available at Cape Town Airport. Be sure to perform a search for your desired rental period to check what is available. How much does a rental car cost at Cape Town Airport? The prices of rental cars vary frequently. During the high season, prices are often much higher than during the low season. Would you like to see the latest prices for Cape Town Airport? Perform a search for your vacation dates. To give you an indication, we have seen the following rental cars and prices per day recently:

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SUV Toyota Urban Cruiser or similar
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Passenger van Toyota Hilux Double Cab or similar
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Utility van Toyota Hilux double cab or similar
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What car rental companies are available at Cape Town Airport? Which extras can I order with the reservation for the car? Many rental companies at Cape Town Airport offer extras, including child car seats and GPS systems. The prices of these extras vary for each rental company. The minimum prices are shown below.

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The above rates are indicative. You can add any extra accessories you would like when you make your reservation. Accessories must be paid for when you pick up the car.
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In addition to Cape Town Airport in Cape Town EasyTerra Car Rental also compares car rental prices at the following locations in Cape Town:

Location information for Cape Town Airport

Cape Town Airport in a nutshell

The second airport of South-Africa lies some 20 kilometres to the east of Cape Town. Every year the airport processes some 6 million passengers, a number that is expected to double by the year 2015. Cape Town International Airport can only be reached by taxi or car and it is situated along the N2 motorway to Cape Town.

Opposite the airport there are a number of hotels with an Internet connection. In addition, the airport houses a large array of shops, baggage handlers, banks, ATM machines, and there are wireless Internet connections everywhere.

In the aviation industry Cape Town is indicated by the abbreviations CPT (IATA airport code) and FACT (ICAO airport code).

Link to official website of Cape Town Airport

Practical information

  • Currency
    South African rand
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 km/h
  • Language
    English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Afrikaans, Southern Ndebele, Swati, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
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