Daily Car Rental Rates in South Africa
*daily rates in Cape Town based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.
Renting a Car in Cape Town?
Cape Town is a stunning city located on South Africa’s southwest coast. It is a busy port city with sweeping views of mountains and the notorious Robben Island prison, which once held Nelson Mandela. Renting your own hire car in Cape Town will give you the flexibility and freedom to explore this wonderful city at your own pace. Second only to Johannesburg
Airport in terms of passenger numbers to South Africa, Cape Town is an arrival point for millions of visitors from all over the world.
About Cape Town:
Cape Town is well known for it’s spectacular scenery; choose from breath-taking mountain walks; 72 delightful beaches or the bustling market shopping scene. This favourite tourist destination will not disappoint. Take a look at some of our top suggestions for things to do in Cape Town below:
Highlights of the area:
- The cultural hub of Cape Town has endless museums to delight its visitors. Try the South African Museum, a must for families. Or the former prison site of Robben Island, now a museum with a fascinating past.
- For the best views of Cape Town take a ride on the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway to 3,500ft above the city.
- Cape town is the perfect destination for shopping enthusiasts. You’ll find everything from the luxury shopping malls, to small boutiques and lively markets.
- For a peaceful step away from the city, try the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Great for families and individuals wishing to explore beautiful gardens and idyllic scenery.
Driving to and from Cape Town:
The roads around Cape Town are in good condition and are well signed. It is of course a busy city and roads can become congested especially at peak times, however the freedom of having your own rental car really does allow you to make the most of this beautiful city.
It is possible to rent a car at a number of locations across Cape Town, including picking up your car directly from Cape Town Airport. Stellenbosch
is approximately 50km east and George
430km east of Cape Town.
FAQs for taking a Cape Town rental car cross border
Can I take a rental car from Cape Town to Namibia?
You can take a rental car to Namibia with Avis, Bidvest, Budget, Europcar, First, Hertz, Keddy, Sixt and Tempest. Only Firefly and Woodford to not allow this service. Rates range from 1,250 ZAR to 1,800 ZAR.
Can I take a rental car from Cape Town to Botswana?
Avis, Bidvest, Budget, Europcar, First, Hertz, Keddy, Sixt and Tempest all allow rental cars to be taken from Cape Town to Botswana. Only Firefly and Woodford to not allow this service. Rates range from 1,250 ZAR to 1,800 ZAR.
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