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Car Hire in South Africa

Drive South Africa gives you excellent car hire in South Africa. We offer only the lowest rates complimented by professional service, giving you the driving freedom to explore our country without restrictions. 

As a car hire company we offer a complete range of vehicles across an extensive national car hire network. We cater to local and international markets ranging from budget car rental South Africa to luxury vehicles, for short term or long term car hire, South Africa. Rental cars of all calibres are available and can be ordered any time of the day.

Drive South Africa Car Rental

Drive South Africa offers only late model, low mileage vehicles, all available to book online through our easy to use online reservation system. Bookings are made on your behalf through South Africa’s most reputable national auto rental South Africa companies. These established companies offer you nation-wide after sales service, ensuring that wherever you find yourself in our country, your car rental South Africa will be covered by their roadside assistance policy. Drive South Africa’s association with these national car rental companies ensures that you have convenient access to vehicles in numerous locations around the country. Best auto rental rates can be found on this website.

We cover all airport car hire and city car rental. You’ll never be far from a rental branch, a pick-up or drop off location. Just because you’ve found car rental South Africa doesn’t mean you’ll relinquish your right to comprehensive national assistance, be it for break down cover or customer service, Drive South Africa ensures all its customers receive a prompt and professional service.

Car Hire South Africa

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Hire a car in South Africa

As an online transport provider, Drive South Africa offers a wide range of choices covering unlimited mileage, fixed daily kilometer allowance, numerous drop-off locations and a variety of car insurance options to ensure you are able to find the best package to suit your budget when traveling and the cheapest car rental in South Africa. Car rental in South Africa insurance can be a concern when renting a vehicle. Drive South Africa offers its customers a choice of standard insurance cover and super insurance cover on all vehicles, and max insurance cover on most South Africa car rental packages. South Africa car hire with zero insurance excess is offered on our most popular rental (car in South Africa) vehicles to ensure the cheapest car rentals in South Africa. Aquiring the best auto rental rates has never been this easy.

Cheap Car Rental South Africa 

We frequently compare our auto rental South Africa rates to make sure we bring you the lowest rates for car hire in South Africa. Cheap car rental has never been this easy. Hire a car in South Africa using cheap car hire, economy car rental and luxury high end vehicles, Drive South Africa is a specialist car rental company, we’ve got a vehicle to allow you to explore South Africa. We’ve also made special arrangements with South Africa cheap auto rental South Africa companies and branches in our neighbouring countries to allow you to engage in cross border travel into the likes of: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia and even Malawi, ensuring you’ve got absolute freedom to explore Southern Africa at a pace that suits you best.

South Africa Car Rental Specials

Self drive holidays in South Africa allow visitors to travel at their own pace, free from the constraints of a scheduled tour of South Africa. Cheap car rental is the way to go. Hire a car in South Africa and don’t forget to check our website for seasonal car rental specials and the cheapest car rentals in South Africa, such as airport car rental deals, off peak rental rates, monthly car hire rates and long term auto rental in South Africa. A rental car in South Africa can be an awesome experience if you are not the tourbus type.

4x4 South Africa

South Africa presents the 4x4 enthusiast with a network of off road adventure. Drive South Africa offers a wide range of 4x4 vehicles for hire in South Africa cheap car rental. South Africa 4x4 rental vehicles can be equipped for up to 5 adults. We offer rates with and without camping equipment. See our South Africa 4x4 Hire page for more details on car rental South Africa. Hire a car in South Africa! Cheapes car rentals are just a click away!

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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.

Does Durban have nature reserves within the city?

Durban is a seriously green place situated in the largely evergreen province of Kwazulu-Natal this makes it a great place to enjoy nature within a city environment. There are a number of nature reserves in and around the bustling city landscape. 

Does South Africa have any good hiking trails close to the major cities?

South Africa is great for the fact that there are many amazing hiking trails not far from urban environments making it easy to get the best of both city and wildlife within a few days of each other. 

Does Johannesburg have any good places to learn about South African history?

Johannesburg has a world of culture and heritage, with many museums and historical areas for anyone wishing to become educated on South African history.
 

What is the food like whilst travelling the roads of South Africa?

Many of the routes you will be travelling will be inundated by fast food chains at petrol stations. However there are also a number of farm stalls and small boutique and family owned roadside restaurants to wet your appetite, you’ll just have to look a little harder for these.

A-Z of South Africa Car Hire Locations
  • Aliwal North
  • Ballito
  • Bethlehem
  • Bloemfontein
  • Cape Town
  • Cape Winelands
  • Colesberg
  • De Aar
  • Durban
  • East London
  • Ellisras
  • Ermelo
  • Estcourt
  • Garden Route
  • George
  • Graaf-Reinet
  • Grahamstown
  • Harrismith
  • Hermanus
  • Hoedspruit
  • Howick
  • Jeffreys Bay
  • Johannesburg
  • Kathu
  • Kimberley
  • King Williams Town
  • Klerksdorp
  • Knysna
  • Kokstad
  • Kuruman
  • Ladybrand
  • Ladysmith
  • Mafikeng
  • Margate
  • Mogale City
  • Nelspruit
  • Newcastle
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Phalaborwa
  • Piet Retief
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Pilanesberg
  • Plettenberg Bay
  • Polokwane
  • Port Alfred
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Potchefstroom
  • Pretoria
  • Richards Bay
  • Rustenburg
  • Saldanha
  • Sasolburg
  • Secunda
  • Southbroom
  • Springbok
  • St Francis Bay
  • St Lucia
  • Sun City
  • Umhlanga
  • Umtata
  • Upington
  • Vanderbijlpark
  • Vereeniging
  • Vredenburg
  • Vredendal
  • Vryheid
  • Welkom
  • Witbank
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