In exotic South Africa, the coastal city of Port Elizabeth is one of the most popular destinations by rental car. Rent a car here to explore the city in Nelson-Mandela-Bay individually and cheaply. Use the filters to select which features and services your rental car should contain. We will then compile a list of all relevant offers from which you can choose the best one.
The South African port city convinces with its mix of natural beauty and lively city centre. Here we give you an overview of the most beautiful excursion destinations and sights that you can easily and cheaply reach by rental car.
Rental Car Check allows you a flexible planning of your stay . Therefore, you are free to decide which pick-up station of the car rental company you would like to use. There are several car rental companies in the city and also am Port Elizabeth Airport you can rent a car. The airport is located about three kilometers southwest of the city center. Pick up your car at the airport after landing to start cheap and comfortable on your holiday.
With your rental car you drive in South Africa in left-hand traffic, whereby you must observe the following speed limits:
|Road category||highest speed|
|Inner cities||60 km/h|
Many parking spaces in Port Elizabeth are subject to charges. You pay at the machine and enter the number of your parking space. The system works exclusively electronically, so you do not have to put a parking ticket in the car. In addition, there are guarded parking spaces where you pay the parking fee immediately after parking with a parking attendant. You can recognize official guards by their orange uniform.
You need liability insurance for your rental car, which is automatically included in our offers. To ensure that you are properly covered, the insurance should cover at least one million euros of damage. We also offer you these insurances:
When you pick up your convertible, small car or SUV at the car rental agency, leave the agreed deposit on the spot. Their amount can be found in the lease-out. The deposit will be debited from your credit card at the beginning of the rental period and will be fully refunded when the undamaged car is returned.
If damage to the car, such as a scratch, occurs during the rental period, the local car rental company will deduct the excess from your deposit. So that the excess is reimbursed to you afterwards, you conclude a fully comprehensive insurance without excess directly with the rental car booking. Your broker will then pay you back the money that the car rental company in Port Elizabeth has retained as an excess. In your rental contract you will find all further information such as deadlines and required documents.
You may have already noticed the Additional Driver option in our portal filters. If you activate it, you will find offers for rental cars where one or more additional drivers are already included in the price. Additional drivers are people who travel with you and are able to drive the car. You may take turns at the wheel with registered additional drivers, because they are included in the insurance cover when you register.
Port Elizabeth is located in the south of South Africa and is therefore an excellent starting point to get to know the country. Take a rental car to Cape Town or take a road trip to the capital Johannesburg. If you do not wish to return to the car rental pick-up point during your trip, please use the one-way rental service. This allows you to return the rental car to a destination of your choice and make your route flexible. Use our comparison portal to rent a car with one-way rental in Port Elizabeth now.
Climb up the 50-metre-high "Settlers' Memorial Campanile" bell tower, which offers a viewing platform at its top. From here above you can see Port Elizabeth from a bird's eye view. The tower commemorates the first settlers of the region and the foundation of the city.
South Africa is known for its fascinating animal world. If you rent a car, a visit to Addo Elefant National Park is worthwhile. It is located about 70 kilometres from Port Elizabeth and is home to more than 600 elephants. With a little luck you may also see lions, rhinos and buffalo. Visit the national park either with your rental car or park it on the edge and take part in a guided game drive.