Car Hire is easy to find in South Africa. Generally if you arrived in South Africa via the airport, you should already find a rental agency at the terminal. You should however make your booking beforehand so that your vehicle is waiting for you on arrival and you can drive away immediately.
There are so many advantages of hiring a car while on vacation, or even on business. Unfortunately public transport in South Africa is not equivalent to that of the public transport in other countries, and can be unreliable.
This is not a good idea when in South Africa on a business trip and needing to be at a meeting. Hiring a car also means that you are able to go sightseeing at your own leisure, without the hassles of being held up by strangers. Individuals or couples can hire small cars and bigger families will find bigger cars or vans to accommodate them.
Finding vehicles to hire is extremely easy. As before mentioned, you will find companies at airport terminals. You can have a look online where you will find a wide selection of car hiring agencies. You can also go to a tourism and information desk anywhere in Cape Town or Johannesburg and they will direct you to a car hire company.
Hiring a car in South Africa is easy and cost effective, considering all the benefits. You will find companies such as Drive South Africa, who offer car hire throughout Africa. Drive South Africa will organise your car hire. They work with 3 different companies, and will find a ‘package’ to best suit your needs. A wide variety of insurance/kilometre options are available, so you can choose the rental option which best suits you. They supply super low rates, prompt booking services and nation-wide after sales support supplied by the actual rental companies.
For those who are more adventurous, you can hire a 4x4 or 4WD to Explore South Africa up close. You can even try something different to the traditional car hire and hire a beach buggie or scooter!
Please just remember that when hiring a car in South Africa, as with anywhere else, it is important that you always abide to the rules of the road. Be sure to know what side of the road to drive on, and where you are going, before attempting any journey. Keep your loved ones safe, as well as everyone else on the roads