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At the Cape Town Airport we recommend the following car hire offers

from 14 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. Suzuki Celerio
15 Days from 15.06 - 29.06.2024
Example vehicle
from 15 £ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Suzuki Swift
15 Days from 15.06 - 29.06.2024
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from 15 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Datsun Go
15 Days from 15.06 - 29.06.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car at the Cape Town Airport

When the temperatures in Europe drop and it becomes gray and cold, it is worth looking far away for a relaxing winter holiday. Why not do this for a hired car round trip to Cape Town. Our partners wait directly at the airport Cape Town. You can take the rented car therefore directly with arrival uncomplicated. Thus the winter break to summer temperatures makes even more fun.

New road regulations in Cape Town starting in 2022: The City of Cape Town has adopted new road regulations that allow authorities in the city to immediately impound vehicles for violations. 

Vehicle impoundment is currently only allowed under very specific and limited circumstances:

  • Reckless or negligent driving.
  • If you are determined to be unfit to drive.
  • Failure to properly display one or both license plates.
  • Driving without a license or with a license sticker that has been expired for more than 90 days.
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol.
  • Participating in unauthorized racing or speed testing or racing activities that create a traffic hazard. 

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Cape Town Airport

How much does a hired car cost at Cape Town Airport?

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A cheap hired car is available from as little as 88 £ per week. We compare the prices of all reputable car hire companies and show you the best offer.

Particularly popular are small cars for the city, which you can hire from 88 £ per week or pick-ups and SUVs with all-wheel drive from 204 £ per week, if you will be travelling a lot in national parks. If you are travelling to Cape Town with the whole family, a family car is also suitable, which you can hire from 204 £ per week.

If you only need a hired car for one day, you can hire it for as low as 13 £ per day.

What do I have to consider with the hired car in South Africa?

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  • Please note that in South Africa you have to drive on the left side of the road, and you have to wear a seat belt.
  • Always keep to the blood alcohol limit of 0.5 per mille and to the maximum speeds of 60 km/h in the city, 100 km/h outside the city and 120 km/h on highways. High fines are imposed for violations of the rules.
  • Some sections of highways and country roads are subject to tolls. The fees vary depending on the region and distance.
  • Always drive carefully and with foresight when driving a hired car. It is not uncommon to encounter packed trucks or animals on the road.
  • If you want to take turns driving the hired car on a longer trip, you can specify an additional driver on site. In some offers an additional driver is already included in the rental price.

Can I book a hired car without excess at Cape Town Airport?

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A hired car without excess is already available from 15 £ per day. In the event of damage, no further costs will be incurred. Simply check the box "Without excess" in the search mask.

If you plan to spend a lot of time outdoors and off-road, glass, tire and underbody insurance is also recommended. In any case, read through the rental conditions whether driving on off-road roads is allowed with the hired car.

Can I receive the hired car in Cape Town also at the hotel?

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If you want hotel delivery, look for an offer near your hotel or place of stay, because airport stations rarely offer delivery of the hired car. Check the rental conditions under the keyword "delivery" to see if this service is available. Here you will also find all the information on what costs are associated with the service of delivery.

If delivery is offered, please indicate the name and address of your hotel in the field "Message to our service team". As soon as there is feedback from the rental company, you will be informed by our service team, and you will receive the new voucher with the information of the delivery.

Which extras are included in the price for the hired car at Cape Town Airport?

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Extras and inclusive services such as a navigation device, an additional driver or unlimited kilometers are already included in the rental price, depending on the offer. Additional extras such as a child seat you can specify when booking in the reservation form under the item "Additional equipment" or alternatively in the field "Message to our service team". The applicable fees for this can be found in the rental terms and conditions and are usually payable upon acceptance of the hired car on site. In addition, the price for the hired car always includes liability insurance.

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