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South Africa Car Hire

With over 3000 km of coastline and some 1800 km from northwest to southeast and 1200 km from northeast to southwest, South Africa is vaste country making car hire an essential way to get around.

Drakensberg, South AfricaThe road network is good with motorways connecting the main centres of Johannesburg and Pretoria with Durban on the east coast, Cape Town to the southwest, East London, Port Elizabeth and George to the south and Polokwane to the northeast. Good tarmac roads also allow access to some of the most stunning scenery and for many a trip to South Africa is a trip of a lifetime given so many amazing things to see and do. Visiting a game reserve is usually a high priority for most on a holiday in South Africa and both private and public reserves can be found throughout the country although Big Game reserves are generally located in the north.

Cape Town, South AfricaOne of the most popular journeys in South Africa is the Garden Route, a 200 km road trip through the country's most beautiful coastal scenery. Garden route car hire can be collected from Cape Town some 275 km west of the start at Heidelberg. The Garden Route then meanders between the mountains and the coast passing secluded beaches and bays to Storms River in the east. 

Kruger National Park, South AfricaThe majority of international visitors to South Africa arrive at either Johannesburg Airport for business purposes or to visit the game reserves in the northern part of the country or Cape Town Airport in the south and these are also the most popular locations for renting a car. provides a comprehensive range of vehicles for cheap car hire in South Africa, comparing all the latest deals and offers from both local and international car rental companies including Europcar, First Car Rental, Budget, Capital Car Hire, Avis, Sixt and Tempest Car Hire. With rental locations throughout the country, our car rental partners offer flexibility on pick up and drop off locations to also allow one way car hire in South Africa. has a great choice of available cars offering different makes and models from economy and compact cars for 1 or 2 people, mid and full size for family car hire, premium and luxury cars, SUV and 4x4 hire or larger vehicles like a 5 seater people carrier or a 7 seater, 8 seater or 9 seater minibus. GPS Sat Nav hire is also available and our rental partners offer both manual and automatic car hire in South Africa. Additional driver, infant seat and child toddler seat or booster seat can be pre-purchased at a supplement.

Book online for cheap car hire in South Africa. The process with is easy, quick and secure with many rates including no excess on Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and rentals only requiring a low deposit at the time of booking with the balance paid on collection in South Africa. No excess insurance for South Africa car hire can be pre-purchased to reduce liability if the vehicle is accidentally damaged, involved in an accident or stolen during the rental period.




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