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Cape Town Airport Car Hire

Drive South Africa’s Cape Town International Airport car rental facility is one of the most affordable airport car hire options available to travellers passing through the local and international airport arrivals.

Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

As a major tourist destination on the international airport map, Cape Town airport car rental sees a large volume of tourists pass through its airport terminals daily, and a high number of these visitors want to hire an airport car, not only because Cape Town airport car hire gives you flexibility, but it spares you from having to arrange the transfers from airport to hotels, airport shuttles or an airport taxi. Similarly airport parking for residents and domestic travellers can be costly, particularly if you require long-term parking.

The refurbished Cape Town International Airport benefits from prominent representation by Drive South Africa car rental company affiliates, ensuring a large selection of rental vehicles and competitive prices at the domestic and international airport terminals.

Useful Information about Cape Town Airport

•    Africa’s third largest airport.
•    Airport code: CPT
•    South Africa’s second largest Airport.
•    Africa’s premier tourist and VIP destination.
•    1424 shade-net parking bays.
•    1748 parking bays in multi-storey parkade near domestic arrival terminal.
•    4000 parking bays in new parkade near international arrivals terminal.
•    88 disabled parking bays.
•    Valet Parking Service Offered.
•    2009 Skytrax award for the Best Airport in Africa.
•    Located 22kms from Cape Town city centre - accessible from the N2 Freeway.
•    The airport has domestic terminals and international terminals, linked by a common central terminal.
•    The budget Road Lodge owned by City Lodge is the only Cape Town Airport Hotel in the airport precinct.
•    There is no direct rail access to Cape Town International Airport.

Cape Town Airport Online Car Hire Booking Service

You can make a Cape Town International Airport car rental enquiry using our convenient online booking system - which provides accurate quotes and allows you to pay and confirm your Cape Town Airport car hire booking safely and securely. Feel free to try it out, there is no obligation.

Car Hire Cape Town Airport

[Photo by: Karen McAllister]

Drive South Africa Car Hire Insurance

Every rental car comes with several insurance options, covering standard cover insurance policies, super cover insurance and on models above the budget airport car hire, max cover insurance. Cape Town Airport car hire with zero insurance excess is offered on our most popular rental vehicles.

Budget Car Hire, Standard Car Hire and Luxury Vehicles

We aim to cater for every budget when we rent cars from Cape Town International Airport, whether you’re traveling on a shoestring and want cheap airport car rental, looking to take a car one-way to another destination, or want to choose from our range of luxury and executive cars, Drive South Africa is confident we can organise you the best Cape Town Airport car rental.

Car Hire Cape Town Airport Mileage Options

Our range of daily mileage selections from a 100km daily cap to an unlimited mileage option allows you to tailor your rental to suit your specific needs while you are on business or holiday in Cape Town.

Car Hire Cape Town Airport Specials

A seasonal crowd in Cape Town means we are able to offer a variety of car rental specials throughout the year, check our website for specials, seasonal rates, long term and short-term car hire. We cater for customers looking for cheap airport car hire in Cape Town as well as clients who prefer to hire a luxury car once they pass through the arrivals airport.

Drive South Africa Car Hire Cape Town Airport Service

Drive South Africa offers the same high level of service at its Cape Town International Airport car hire Cape Town branch as for all other South Africa car rental branches nationwide.
Car hire gives you the freedom to explore the southern tip of Africa at your leisure. Choose Drive South Africa for prompt, professional service and the lowest rates for your Cape Town International Airport car rental.

Contact Drive South Africa about Airport Car Hire in South Africa.

Branches in Cape Town International Airport
Related FAQ's

Is self-driving allowed in Pilanesberg National Park?

Yes, self-driving is allowed in Pilanesberg National Park. Self-drive in Pilanesberg is the best way to explore the park. However, You don’t need to drive a 4wd - 2wd sedans are suitable, though you will be better off with a higher car.

What should I be aware of when driving in South Africa?

South Africa drives on the left-hand side of the road. A valid driver’s license or an international driver’s license permit, a photo and signature of the holder, printed authenticated in English is accepted in South Africa. Please bear in mind, if your licence does not have a photograph you have to carry your passport. Seatbelts are compulsory, If you’re caught not wearing your seatbelt you will be subject to a fine. Speed limits on freeway are 120 km/h (75 miles) and 60 km/h (37 miles) in towns or cities (unless indicated). Always check the road signs and obey the speed limit.

Can I use my credit card in South Africa?

All extensive credit cards can be used in South Africa like MasterCard, American Express, Visa and Diners Club at convenience stores and at the hotels. It will be useful to carry your passport with you at all times as a proof of identity since it may be required in some occasions.

Is South Africa a good family destination?

South Africa is a destination that is particularly receptive to family travel, from the coast to the mountains, gorgeous beaches, activities like encountering zebras, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, lions and cheetahs for the whole family to explore, but life changing for children.

What are the options for going on hikes not far or within Cape Town itself?

Due to Cape Town being almost on the foothills of various mountains makes hiking trails close within the city not even a treat just a byproduct of this world class mountain city, from Lion's Head, Table Mountain or Cape Point, Cape Town really does have a world of great hiking trails pretty much within the city.

Branches in Cape Town International Airport
Rental Options in Cape Town International Airport
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