Car Hire at Durban Airport

Durban is a smaller city than Johannesburg or Cape Town, but the surrounding areas offer a wealth of opportunities for world-class adventure. Drive South Africa’s fleet of cars, available at the world-class King Shaka International Airport in Durban, will allow you to explore the expanse of KwaZulu-Natal as soon as you arrive. This can be done by getting a cheap car rental at Durban international airport.

King Shaka International Airport is 35 kilometres north of Durban in La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal. The M43 to the north, the Mdloti River to the south, the R102 to the west, and the N2 to the east from the perimeter of the airport precinct. The previous Durban International Airport was replaced with King Shaka International Airport in June 2010 in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Best time to visit Durban

Durban enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year, and each season offers something new to do, making it a region of the country that is completely unaffected by the weather. Summer can be unpleasantly hot and humid, therefore the winter months are actually preferable.

Many domestic tourists flock to Durban during the winter months to beat the cold of the Highveld. Winter is from around May until September. However, because several tourists like to visit Durban in winter, it is advised to book your car hire from king shaka in advance.

Areas Around Durban Airport

As soon as you exit Durban International Airport, you will be at the scenic KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, which offers a wealth of opportunities. On the North Coast, there are several villages and sites to explore in your hired vehicle, including Ballito and Salt Rock.

Rolling sugar cane fields and world-class beaches are two of the region’s most well-known features. If you visit Durban, you can also attend a sporting event at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, shop on trendy Florida Road, or explore the Glenwood and Umbilo areas, which are home to several eateries.

Due to the fact that Durban’s public transportation is limited, renting a car directly from King Shaka International airport would be super beneficial to make the most of your visit.

Length of Stay in Durban 

This really depends on how much time you have in the city and what you want to achieve, a week in Durban will suffice if you only wish to see what the middle of the city has on offer.

However, if you want to explore you will need more time. The North and South Coast is littered with beautiful beaches and interesting towns and this is also not to mention the charm of the midlands or the amazing Drakensberg Mountain range which has made KwaZulu-Natal famous.

If you find yourself in Durban and require a car that is not available at the Durban Airport, you can always use Drive South Africa’s Durban car hire service.

What to Pack for Durban 

Durban has a warm temperature and is located in a region of the country where the Indian Ocean is warm, so bring your beach clothes. Bring plenty of sunscreens, swimwear, and sandals; but, if you wish to visit the neighbouring mountains, dress warmly because the midlands and Drakensberg can see snowfall at various periods of the year.

When preparing for your trip to Durban, make sure you rent a cheap car at the Durban airport that can accommodate all of your belongings. When hiring a car at Durban Airport, you may simply browse larger car options such as SUV rentals or even 4x4 rentals from Drive South Africa.

Where to Stay in Durban

South Coast Durban

This is an area famous for its greenery and world-class beaches and is also considered a great place to find untouched world-class surf. The area also has a rich cultural heritage.

The South Coast has every kind of accommodation facility available including comfortable campsites, lodges, guest houses and hotels. By hiring a car from Durban airport one will easily be able to explore the South Coast in all its beauty. You can get the cheapest and best cars to hire in Durban by using the Drive South Africa website.

Durban Central

The centre of Durban has many world-class hotels, many of which will be found along the golden mile promenade adjacent to the beaches.

Having a small easy to manoeuvre car in Durban central could prove useful. When hiring a car at Durban International Airport one must make sure they compare all the different cars to get the most out of your holiday.

This is not the only accommodation facility available as there are also holiday apartments, guest houses and backpackers scattered all over the nearby suburbs.

Durban Airport Car Hire FAQ’s

Which Car hire companies in Durban Airport are up to date with COVID regulations?

The car hire companies in Durban Airport that are cleaned and disinfected after use are the following companies. Thrifty, Hertz and Avis

How much is the average cost to hire a Car Durban Airport?

To Hire a car in Durban Airport will cost around R303 per day

What is the cheapest car rental company Durban Airport?

The cheapest car hire companies in Durban airport is Bidvest, Thrifty and Dollar.

What is the most popular car rental in Durban Airport?

Durban Car hire most popular car would be the Mini (Chevrolet Spark)

Which car hire company Durban Airport(DUR) can Pick me up from the airport?

The Car hire companies in Durban airport who can assist you with picking you up include Thrifty, Bidvest, Hertz, First Car, Tempest Car Hire, Avis, Europcar, and Sizt.

How Can I find a car near me in Durban Airport?

To find a car rental in Durban Airport, is to take a look at the car hire location map or to search on Drive South Africa search for all your needs or to contact us.

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