The Drive South Africa Blog

10 Interesting Facts About Johannesburg

Booking car rental in Johannesburg? Jozi is the financial heart of South Africa, with millions of residents keeping its lifeblood pumping throughout Gauteng and beyond. It’s rich in history, culture, and heritage, preserving important vestiges of South Africa’s past while building its future. At Drive South Africa, we want travellers to get the full Jozi […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 12 April: Storm rips through Western Cape, SA to end captive lion breeding, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News Stormchaser captures incredible images of devastating Western Cape storm. Disruptive rain, flooding, and […]

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Reintroducing our DSA Fuel Cost Calculator

In South Africa, using a fuel cost calculator is an everyday exercise for many people. Our petrol and diesel prices fluctuate on a monthly basis, making it tough to track our fuel expenditure for budgeting and tax purposes. At Drive South Africa, we want to make the process as easy as possible. That’s why we […]

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The Best 4x4 Forums in South Africa

We have created a list of the best 4×4 forums in South Africa that are sure to put you in touch with some of the country's foremost 4×4 enthusiasts.

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10 Fun Things to Do in Cape Town Under R200

Looking for fun things to do in Cape Town under R200? You’re actually spoiled for choice. Cape Town is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and travellers come from all around to experience the mountain, coastline, and culture. Here at Drive South Africa, we’ve put together a list of 10 fun things to do […]

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All the Winners From the 2024 World Car Awards

The 2024 World Car Awards took place at the New York International Auto Show on 27 March, recognising the very best in automotive design and engineering. It’s no surprise that electric vehicles (EVs) stole the show, scooping up several high-profile awards. At Drive South Africa, we want to keep you updated with the latest motoring […]

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Weekly Travel News Recap, 5 April: SAA here to stay, new Kruger National Park gate, and more

Catch up on all the latest travel news with Drive South Africa. Each week, our team scours the web for the most interesting, trending, and unusual travel news, conservation news, and motoring news stories. Here are this week’s biggest scoops. Travel News Interim CEO says “SAA really is here to stay”. Interim CEO of SAA, Professor […]

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Namibia Quick Guide: How to Plan a Self-Drive Honeymoon

A Namibia honeymoon isn’t your typical post-nuptial escape. It tugs at your heartstrings if you love wide-open gravel roads, dramatic landscapes, and intimate wildlife encounters in the world’s most ancient desert. With this in mind, let’s help you plan your unforgettable self-drive honeymoon experience, featuring adrenaline-inducing Namib desert dunes alongside its mystical Skeleton Coast. The […]

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The Best Namibia Camping Experiences in 2024

So, you’ve browsed the Drive South Africa Namibia 4×4 hire page and you’re ready to plan your overlanding adventure. Next, you need to figure out where you’re going. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the very best Namibia camping experiences you can enjoy in 2024. Whether you want to unwind in natural hot springs […]

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5 Incredible Luxury Lodges to Explore With Car Rental in Namibia

Namibia is home to otherworldly desert landscapes, abundant wildlife, and a coastline littered with mysteries. It’s no surprise, then, that you can find some of southern Africa’s premier luxury hotels, lodges, and camps throughout the country. At Drive South Africa, we believe that car rental in Namibia is the best way to get to them. […]

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