Some car hire companies in Johannesburg which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Budget and Thrifty
On average a hire car in Johannesburg costs €18 per day.
Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire company in Johannesburg is Avis (8.3, 66 reviews).
The average price of fuel in Johannesburg is €3.86 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between €46 and €62, depending on the car size.
Full-size (Ford Explorer or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Johannesburg.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Full-size car hire in Johannesburg costs €19 per day, on average.
In Johannesburg, cars are most frequently rented at Woodford OR Tambo Airport (21 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Johannesburg costs €126 per week (€18 per day).
On average a car hire in Johannesburg costs €538 per month (€18 per day).
If you’re looking to drive long distances, fuel efficiency in a vehicle should be your top priority, so opt for an economy car. But, if you’re headed out on a safari, a four-wheel drive is a good idea. When traveling there in the summer months (November to February), a car with air conditioning is a must.
The speed limit in the city is usually 60 km/h (37 mph), but it may be lower in certain residential areas. Other non-urban open roads have a speed limit of 100 km/h (62 mph), and freeways typically have a speed limit of 120 km/h (75 mph). However, speed limits often change, so keep an eye out for the posted signs.
The average petrol prices in Johannesburg are about R61.01 ($4.23) per gallon. Prices can get as low as R57.92 ($4.01) per gallon, and as high as R64.35 ($4.46) per gallon. There are several petrol stations around the airport in case you need to fill up the tank before you drop off your vehicle, but if you’re heading there during rush hour you might have to wait in longer lines.
There are several safe parking spaces and parking lots around the city, usually looked after by car guards (attendants in reflective vests) who will take care of your vehicle in exchange for a few rands of tip. If you’re not driving much around the city itself, ideally you should either book a hotel that can offer parking or leave your car at the airport and pick it up when needed.