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The South Africa Car Rental Guide

- We compare all car rental companies that are based in South Africa.
We display the rates from most leading South Africa car rental agencies and let you choose your car rental, based on best price and book in real-time. Our rates are at least 30% lower then booking on our supplier's website direct, since we offer a very large volume of bookings. Use our site and save money and enjoy the convenience of seeing all suppliers and availability in one comparison.

Touring South Africa in Style

South Africa is among the most diverse and attractive countries to tour. Plenty of tourists flock the country to marvel at its natural magnificence, wildlife and sunshine. It is a country rich in diverse terrains that will allow you to view unspoiled wildernesses, enjoy yourself on beautiful beaches, and if you get thrilled by drives, rent a car and enjoy yourself to the fullest.

South Africa’s International airport- Did you know?

  • OR Tambo International airport is the primary airport in South Africa
  • It was formerly identified as Johannesburg International Airport
  • It is the busiest Airport if Africa, handling up to 28 million travelers annually
  • In the 1970s, it was used as a test airport for the aircraft known as Concorde, to help ascertain how the craft would perform at high altitude regarding taking off and landing.

How do I travel from the airport?

There are many ground travel options for tourists arriving at OR Tambo International Airport. For instance;

Hotel shuttle services

The airport is half an hour from most parts of the capital city. Most big hotels have shuttle bus services that operate to and from the airport. When making your room reservation, remember to inquire about these services.

Car rental

There are plenty of cheap car hire companies available at the airport. Car rental is perhaps the most convenient transport means for the tourist, since you get the liberty to tour the country conclusively. After you rent a car, it is advisable that you pay keen attention to the freeway interchanges to avoid missing your way.


These are effective if you would like to be dropped at your destination. They are metered and are recognizable by their yellow lights on their roofs. The taxi rank is just outside the airport’s arrivals area.


Although they provide a cheaper option, some of them especially the informal ones cannot be trusted to give quality services. To avoid getting inconvenienced, just rent a car and drive at your own pace to your destination.

What are some of the best tourist destinations in South Africa?

Nambiti Private Game Reserve

A thrilling Private Game Reserve in the famous district if KwaZulu Natal. The reserve is a 4 hours drive away from the capital city Johannesburg. It is a new reserve, but has now become a favorite destination for local and also international tourists. It would be best to drive in your own car from Johannesburg, and get to see plenty other attractions. All you need is simply get in touch with a car rental company and get the car of your choice.

The Garden Route

This is an outstanding route stretching from Mossel Bay up to the mouth of Storms River. It is a route characterized by beaches, lakes, rivers, dense forests, kloofs and unique hardwood trees. It is among the most stunning regions in South Africa.

Limpopo Province

This is a unique province which is a must see. Rent a car and travel through this bushveld province of South Africa. It is a place rich with cultural heritage, and it is referred to as the place of friendship and peace.

The South Africa Car Rental Guide deals with all major car rental companies and negotiates with the local agencies in South Africa to offer the best car rental rates and service for all locations in South Africa. This way our clients know they will always receive the best rate and service for their rental car in South Africa. In 3 minutes you can compare our rates and book your car rental in South Africa while you will find out that we are usually a lot less expensive then booking with the agencies direct.

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We offer the following South Africa car rental locations

  • Bloemfontein Airport
  • Cape Town Airport
  • Cape Town Domestic Airport
  • Durban Airport
  • East London Airport
  • Georges Airport
  • Germiston Rand Airport
  • Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport
  • Johannesburg Airport
  • Johannesburg Grand Central Airport
  • Kimberley Airport
  • Kruger Mpumalanga Airport
  • Lanseria Airport
  • Malelane Tsb Airport
  • Margate Airport
  • Mthatha Airport
  • Nelspruit Airport
  • Phalaborwa Airport
  • Pietermaritzburg Oribi Airport
  • Pietersburg Airport
  • Polokwane Airport
  • Port Elizabeth Airport
  • Richards Bay Airport
  • Umtata Airport
  • Upington Airport
  • Wonderboom Airport
  • Aeroton
  • Aliwal North
  • Ballito
  • Bela Bela
  • Belville
  • Benoni
  • Bethlehem
  • Bloemfontein
  • Boksburg
  • Braamfontein
  • Brakpan
  • Brummeria
  • Cape Town
  • Centurion
  • Colesburg
  • De Aar
  • Durban
  • East London
  • East Rand
  • Ellisras
  • Ermelo
  • Estcourt
  • Gauteng
  • George
  • Grahamstown
  • Harrismith
  • Hermanus
  • Hoedspruit
  • Howick
  • Jeffreys Bay
  • Johannesburg
  • Kathu
  • Kempton Park
  • Kimberley
  • King Williams Town
  • Klerksdorp
  • Knysna
  • Kokstad
  • Ladysmith
  • Langebaan
  • Lyndhurst
  • Mafikeng
  • Makhado
  • Midrand
  • Milnerton
  • Mossel Bay
  • Musina
  • Nelspruit
  • Newlands
  • Ormonde
  • Oushoorn
  • Paarl
  • Parow
  • Piet Retief
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Pinetown
  • Plettenberg Bay
  • Polokwane
  • Port Alfred
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Potchefstroom
  • Pretoria
  • Queenstown
  • Randburg
  • Randpark Ridge
  • Richards Bay
  • Rustenburg
  • Sandton
  • Sasolburg
  • Secunda
  • Skukuza Camp
  • Southbroom
  • Southgate
  • St Lucia
  • Stellenbosh
  • Strand
  • Sun
  • Tzaneen
  • Umhlanga
  • Upington
  • Vanderbijlpark
  • Vredenburg
  • Vredendal
  • Vryheid
  • Welkom
  • Witbank
  • Worcester
  • Zambezi
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