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Why Book With Us

The Discover Africa Group is founded on a set of principals designed to provide a comprehensive travel service focusing on outstanding customer service and ultimate customer satisfaction. As a child of the Discover Africa Group, Drive South Africa maintains these principals and strives to deliver the best possible online vehicle hire service in Southern Africa.

So how do these principals serve you, and why should you book with Drive South Africa?

Customer Service

First and foremost on our agenda is dedicated customer service. Our reputation depends on the service we provide to our customers and we are committed to providing exceptional customer service. We will never compromise on this!
Drive South Africa ensures skilled individuals deliver a streamlined customer experience from your greeting at reception to your secure online payment. Friendly and professional is our mantra.

Trained Travel Advisors and Rental Agents

Our specialist consultants are trained to be able to provide expert product advice and a complete travel service, assisting you to match the most suitable vehicle to your personal requirements and your specific journey.

We Are Based in Africa

Drive South Africa’s head office is located in the heart of the Mother City, Cape Town. We know Africa inside out and we are on our supplier's doorsteps.
Our African travel knowledge is extensive, ranging from remote villages to popular tourist havens across the continent. Our passion for Africa is evident in our staff and the wealth of knowledge we as a company have accrued is a reflection of the African gees (spirit) infused in every member of the Discover Africa Group. This translates into comprehensive advice for our customers, extending far beyond vehicle hire.

We Only Use Top Car Hire Companies

Drive South Africa only uses trusted and established car hire companies, providing reliable, late model vehicles ensuring you receive uncompromising peace of mind when hiring a car through us.

Compare Vehicle Prices Online.

Our online car hire comparison service allows you to conveniently compare vehicles online, ensuring you find exactly what you’re after, and receive the best price from a selection of the top car hire companies.

We Don’t Charge Amendment, Cancellation or Credit Card Fees

We believe in saving you unnecessary fees wherever possible so we don’t pass on any amendment, cancellation or credit card fees to our customers.

We Offer Secure Online Payment and Booking Service

Our 128-bit online payment and booking service ensures your details are processed through a secure system, eliminating the chance of credit card fraud.

Financial Protection

Being a registered member of SATSA (Southern Africa Tourism Services Association) means that Drive South Africa which falls under the member Discover Africa Group, is bonded with third party indemnity cover. This is a financial guarantee that covers all monetary deposits lodged with Drive South Africa before the client's travels commence.

Read 'Why use a SATSA member?' for more information.

In Operation Since 2002

We’ve been in the travel and transport industry since 2002. During this time our industry knowledge and affiliate relationships have further established our reputation for service excellence, affordable prices and going the extra mile for our customers. Drive South Africa is a reliable and reputable company.

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satsa-logo.png The Discover Africa Group is a proud member of SATSA and therefore your rental deposits for future bookings are bonded.

Drive South Africa is a division of the Discover Africa Group.

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