Car Rental in South Africa
Traveljigsaw provides cheap car rental services in South Africa and in many other locations in the world. We have deals with the major car rental providers in South Africa to ensure you the cheapest car rental price at the best possible quality.
Car hire in South Africa is possible in more than 100 pick-up locations, including Cape Town airport, Durban and Johannesburg airports. The vehicles range from Economy cars to large family cars. You can also rental a 7 or 9 seater vehicle or a 4x4, if you are thinking about driving along secondary roads.
In order to book your car, you will need a valid ID, such as your passport, a driving license and your booking voucher; we will email it to you after you have successfully completed the booking process. Please print it out and bring it with you to your destination.
You need to be at least 21 to rental a car; please also be aware that a young driver’s supplement can be applied if the driver is less than 25 years old.
South Africa: a Travel Guide
South Africa is located (as the name implies) on the very southern tip of the African continent. Bordering the sea, it was stumbled upon by many explorers throughout the ages.
Perhaps you want to delve into the heady cities of Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg which are teeming with history, culture, cuisine and shopping opportunities? Many choose South Africa however to get amongst the countryside where some truly breathtaking scenery and opportunities await.
Apart from the looming magnificence of Table Mountain, the famous ‘Garden Route’ for example ranks as one of the World’s great drives taking in safaris, immense coastal stretches, mountain ranges and natural brilliance, or you could merely venture out to the Western Cape to experience some of the greatest beaches known to man. With car hire the opportunities are limitless.
Driving in South Africa
Be careful when driving in South Africa as you will drive on the left-hand side of the road and secondary roads are likely to be in bad conditions.
You should consider to rental a 4x4 if you want to drive for long distances and across the countryside. Keep a photocopy of your passport and driving license at all time and also be aware of safety issues as the crime rate in South Africa is quite high. Simply try not to put bags/luggage in a visible place and keep your car doors always locked when driving.