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Upington 4x4 Hire

Situated near the Kalahari Desert, Augrabies Falls National Park and the border to Namibia, Upington 4x4 hire through Drive South Africa provides an ideal starting point for self-drive adventures into these regions. The demands of Namibia and the Kalahari can be quite severe on a 2wd vehicle, renting a 4x4 equips you with a rugged and powerful rental car to handle the toughest of terrain.

Experience Africa with 4x4 Rental

Drive South Africa has equipped adventurers and explorers with 4x4 recreational vehicles since 2002. We provide a comprehensive online Upington 4x4 rental service, ensuring our customers receive the full benefit of our industry experience and first hand off-road knowledge. Drive South Africa customers are supported by a skilled team of consultants trained to answer your questions and advise on Africa 4wd rental.

Our network of trusted and established Upington 4x4 hire affiliates offer a broad range of low mileage, late model rental vehicles for your African holiday. Drive South Africa 4x4 rental online reservation service makes booking your 4wd quick, secure and hassle free and provides online quotes and vehicle comparison so you can find cheap Upington 4x4 hire. Our online car comparison feature offers a simple means of comparing online car hire, requiring no obligation from you.

Upington 4x4 Hire | Upington 4x4 Rental

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Access Southern Africa and East Africa by 4x4 Hire

Through our 4 x 4 car rental affiliate companies we provide multiple collection and drop-off locations throughout South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. Drive South Africa offers a 4x4 delivery service for its customers and one-way car rental trips. Please consult a member of the client service team for details regarding delivery charges and one-way fees on 4wd hire.

Drive South Africa has three prominent hubs for Southern Africa 4x4 hire:

  • Botswana 4x4
  • Namibia 4x4
  • South Africa 4x4

4x4 hire cars from Drive South Africa can be driven into Southern and East Africa countries, though additional documentation may be necessary for some countries. Our consultants can advise you what is required for each country you intend to visit on your vacation.

Fully Equipped 4x4 Hire

Drive South Africa 4x4 hire cars are available in a fully equipped option, supplying a comprehensive inventory of basic camping, 4wd tools and safari gear for 4x4 off-road adventure and wildlife safaris in remote areas.

4wd Insurance

We offer several insurance packages for your Upington 4x4 rental car, which extend to your fully equipped vehicle should you request one. Customers can choose from our four standard insurance packages:

  • Standard Cover Insurance
  • Medium Cover Insurance
  • Super Cover Insurance
  • Zero Insurance Excess

Upington’s surroundings inspire adventure and instill a need to explore in almost everyone who frequents the area. Blessed with vast expanses in every direction and boarding so many regions teeming with wildlife and interesting landscapes, Upington 4x4 hire makes every direction a possibility.

We do not have 4x4 hire branches in Upington, but for a fee we can deliver to most locations in or near Upington. The rental can be delivered to all major airports, towns or hotels (fees may apply).

Use the form alongside if you'd like to enquire about 4x4 hire in Upington.

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Related FAQ's

What happens on a game drive?

Game drives are an integral part of any safari. You’ll head out into the wilderness with your trained and knowledgeable guide in one of our specialised vehicles. We have both closed and open-sided vehicles, so everyone is guaranteed a window seat for the best view of the action.

How do I change my wheel on a 4x4 vehicle?

Firstly, you must try and get your vehicle as level as possible. However, once you get your vehicle levelled - place steady rocks around the other three wheels. After that, ensure that the car won't roll or move while you’re changing the tyres. Once you’re done - you may remove the spare wheel.

Before jacking, ensure that you have a nice and securing jacking point underneath the axle. Once you’ve raised the vehicle sufficiently, you may remove the remaining wheel nuts as well as the wheel - and replace it with the spare wheel. Note, It's important to tighten them alternatively, so every second nut can swing across nicely. To know more about changing a wheel on a 4x4 vehicle, watch this video clip -

Can money be deposited into the company’s bank account?

Yes, money can be deposited into the company’s bank account.

Can I cross rivers with a 4x4 vehicle?

Crossing through water with a 4x4 vehicle should be done with care. A general rule of thumb is to not try to cross any water source that is deeper than half the wheel.

When crossing a river, always take a look at the terrain around you and walk in the river  before trying to cross it. If you can’t walk or stand in the river, find a different place to cross. Drowning a 4x4 is negligence, and won’t be covered by your vehicle insurance.

When is the best time to visit the Karoo National Park?

The Karoo National Park is best visited during late winter, spring and autumn, as the summer months can be uncomfortably warm.

We do not have 4x4 hire branches in Upington, but for a fee we can deliver to most locations in or near Upington. The rental can be delivered to all major airports, towns or hotels (fees may apply).

Use the form alongside if you'd like to enquire about 4x4 hire in Upington.

View all rental locations.

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