Car Hire in Cape Town
Many global corporates, national headquarters and thriving businesses are found here, along with the acclaimed International Convention Centre, many tourist attractions, the popular Long Street and a diversity of accommodation, shops, restaurants and facilities. Key things that you will want to see and do once you have collected your hired car include a walk down Long Street, a trip to Green Market Square, a visit to the South African National Museum and National Art Gallery, a trip up the mountain in a cable car, a stroll through the nearby Bo Kaap area and wining and dining at a plethora of restaurants that cater to every taste.
Cape Town Car Rental
Rates can be compared for each vehicle to give you the best deal, while those in the city for longer stays can select a monthly rental plan to save even further. Once payment has been made and the booking confirmed, you simply need to head to the nearest rental branch in Cape Town to collect your vehicle. The Waterfront, Camps Bay and many other hotspots are mere minutes from the City Centre, while many other attractions are found over the rest of the peninsula too. Book your Cape Town City Centre car rental from Drive South Africa today to begin your very own self-drive adventure.
Cape Town Best times to Visit
There is almost no wrong time to visit Cape Town especially if you hire a car in Cape Town which will make getting around a whole lot easier. However, when visiting Cape Town it would be recommended to come in Summer which would be December, January and February. When renting a car in Cape Town it is important to get a car with a good aircon because it can get super hot.
With Drive South Africa you can choose from many different vehicle types to suit your needs when finding a car to rent.
In Summer Cape Town has many different beaches for you to choose to and to drive to. There are beautiful little towns to visit and to explore that is best done with a car due to public transport not being the greatest.
Travelling in winter is also a great option where you will be able to find top class restaurants and coffee shops to warm you up on your trip down Cape Town. Due to how cold it gets, it is recommended to hire a car in Cape Town in order to keep yourself warm and also being able to travel to all the different wine farms that Cape Town Has to offer.
In and around Cape Town
What to pack for your trip to Cape Town
Hire a Car Cape Town FAQ's
How old must you be to hire a car in Cape Town?
How does my rental deposit work in renting a car in Cape Town?
What do I need to rent a car in Cape Town?
When you’re renting a car in Cape Town, you just need a debit or credit card.
At the rental counter, you’ll need:
- Your passport
- Your voucher
- Each driver’s driving licence
- The main driver’s credit card (some rental companies also accept debit cards, but most don’t).
Important: Please make sure you check the car’s rental terms as well, as each rental company has its own rules. For example? They might need to see some extra ID. They might not accept certain types of a credit card. Or they might not rent to any driver who hasn’t held their driving licence for 36 months or more.
How are the roads in Cape Town?
In the city itself, the roads are good but there are some areas that do not have the best roads surrounding Cape Town and renting an SUV or bigger car in Capen Town could be to your benefit.
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Other types of vehicles available in Cape Town
Standard cars, luxury cars, 4x4s and campers. Find just about any vehicle to hire in Cape Town.
Drive in comfort and style in any of the luxury cars offered in Southern Africa. Convertibles, luxury sedans, sports cars, luxury SUVs and 4x4s.
From 2-berths to 6-berths. Choose a camper with all the modern comforts you need. Many include the kitchen sink.
Why rent from Drive South Africa?
Because we work with the best rental companies in Southern Africa, you have a pick of the lot. With 1000s of vehicles to choose from, unlimited mileage, easily comparable prices, cars sanitised on every rental, flexible cancellation and dedicated customer service, you know that Drive South Africa is your best bet.