2024

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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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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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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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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Going to Afrikaburn 2024? Consider 4x4 Rental

It’s said that everyone should experience AfrikaBurn at least once. If 2024 is your year, you’ll need to know a few things ahead of the time – and you’ll want to secure a 4×4 rental to navigate the rocky, sandy Tankwa Karoo. AfrikaBurn is Africa’s official Burning Man festival. In 2024, it will take place […]

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All You Need to Know About Easter Weekend 2024

Easter Weekend is one of the busiest periods for South African roads. It’s a time for celebrations, family, and rest, with many people hitting the road to get to their favourite long weekend escapes. However, with huge numbers of vehicles on our roads, you need to take extra precautions to stay safe. We’ve put together […]

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All You Need to Know About RV Rental in South Africa

Believe it or not, RV rental in South Africa is one of the best ways to explore the country. While you might be better off hiring a hatchback or sedan in the city, you’ll need something special to take on the countryside. Camping is one of the great South African pastimes. In fact, campsites pepper […]

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5 South African Road Trip Adventures to Try in 2024

A road trip is the best way to see South Africa on a budget. Road trips allow you to see more than just big cities. You can explore national parks and historic towns along the way. It may sound cheesy, but it truly is just as much about the journey as the destination. South Africa […]

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