Menu mobile

4x4 hire South Africa

Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport Luxury Car Hire

Luxury car hire Johannesburg

Johannesburg the financial hub of South Africa is a great place to start your South African holiday or business trip. The city has a lot to offer in terms of hotels, nightlife, gardens and zoos and public parks. It’s also within close proximity to other wildlife and nature areas not far from middle of the city. Hire a luxury car today through, Drive South Africa and experience this world class African city in majestic style.

Best time to visit

Johannesburg experiences chilly winters with sunny days, but the mornings can become unbearably cold. It’s widely considered that the best time to visit Johannesburg would be during the spring or summer months, where weather is warm and dry. This is also the best time to see all the flora in bloom and Johannesburg is also accredited for having the biggest man made forest on the planet. Luxury car hire Johannesburg will ensure that your stay is this great city will be enjoyable no matter what time you decide to visit.

Hire a luxury car in Johannesburg and get out there and experience this great South African province. What’s nice about Gauteng province is you’re fairly close to the East Coast of the country which boasts world class beaches and significantly warmer all year round weather.

Around the area

Johannesburg is famous for its parks for which there are many, Emmarentia Dam is a popular picnic destination and every now and then they host live music. The Maboneng Precinct is great for those wanting to experience the newly developed urban life in Johannesburg. Luxury car hire Johannesburg allows you to experience this at your own time and pace.

The Braamfontein area is great for the abundance of arts, culture and nightlife. Other notable areas are the iconic Melville and cosmopolitan Greenside, another great option to taking a short drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Cradle of Humankind.

Getting around

Hiring a luxury car with Drive South Africa will ensure that your trip will be that much more enjoyable, you’ll have the comfort and style which will enable you to want to see more and drive further, Gauteng province has many places to experience nearby from mountain ranges to quaint and bigger towns, museums and culture. This province really has a lot to offer and hiring a luxury car will make your stay that much more pleasant. Luxury car hire Johannesburg is the best possible option for those who wish to get around in style.

Length of stay

Johannesburg is doable in a week but if one wishes to really immerse themselves in the culture whilst experiencing neighboring towns, nature and wildlife, roughly two weeks would be a more sufficient time frame. If you feel you need more time please check the visa requirements of your country of origin before departure and to see how much time they give you and what are requirements for extending your visa.

What to pack

Its best to prepare for all weather conditions, the summer months are generally hot and dry and the winter months can become bitterly cold. Summer has the occasional thunderstorm so pack some waterproof clothing and a jacket or two.

Where to stay


Melville is a very established urban, residential, business and entertainment area in Johannesburg with a world of accommodation facilities to choose from which suit all budgets.


Sandton is one of the financial and business hubs of the city and is definitely a region which is for the higher end tourist looking for a bit of pampering and luxury car hire in the city.

Why hire a luxury car in Johannesburg with Drive South Africa

With so much to explore and experience in South Africa’s financial hub, the best possible way in doing this in style and class would be to hire a luxury car through Drive South Africa, with so much to experience in this regard you’ll be out there on the roads in no time driving your way through the highways of this great African city.

Luxury car hire Johannesburg with Drive South Africa will ensure you have the best possible experience in this thriving African city.

Branches in Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Related FAQ's

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

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

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.

When is the best time to visit Johannesburg?

Johannesburg is best visited during the months of March to May and September to November. The weather is generally warm and dry during this period. 

Branches in Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Rental Options in Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Related Blogs
{alt} A quick guide to Johannesburg in 2017

The financial hub of the country is Johannesburg - however, this doesn’t mean that there isn’t other extremely exciting things to do there too. Although it isn’t as sought after a holiday location as the east or west coast of the country…

{alt} South African Events Guide - January 2017

There’s always something happening in South Africa, but it’s not always possible to say when. However, start celebrating the new year in South African style - by visiting the events listed. And not to forget, car rental Cape Town is an…

{alt} South African Events Guide

2016 is almost over and 2017 is emerging on the horizon. Wondering where to party or what to do in South Africa this December? We’ve picked the hottest New Year’s Eve parties and events around South Africa for you. Choose from rock…

Loading Vehicles

Search for Vehicles
  • Dropoff same as pickup?

Comodo LogoThis web site is secured using a Comodo Digital Certificate.

Drive South Africa accepts all major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Diners

Rental ConsultantsWould you rather chat to a consultant? Send an email or phone us:+27 21 423 6957

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.

About SATSA membership.