Car Hire in Gauteng
Professional Service and excellent car hire rates from Drive South Africa. Gauteng car rental gives you the freedom and flexibility to conveniently explore Gauteng and South Africa at a pace that suits you.
Gauteng Car Rental Options
We are a specialist online car hire company, catering to both domestic and international clients. We provide a comprehensive choice of Gauteng rental vehicles from a national network of reputable and established car hire companies. Drive South Africa’s wide range of rental cars enable us to cater to everyone’s budgets and tastes, from Gauteng luxury car rentals to the cheap Gauteng car rental market. We also offer cheap long-term car rental in Gauteng. Drive South Africa has provided tourists, visitors and working professionals with competitive car hire rates since 2002 and we only provide late model, low mileage car rental. Drive South Africa’s extensive range of rental vehicles and car hire options allow you to tailor the perfect car rental package to match your budget. Gauteng car rental offers both limited and unlimited mileage plans and multiple drop-off locations making it easy to return your hire car anywhere in South Africa.
Drive South Africa Online Car Rental Booking System
Our simple, easy to use online booking service makes booking your car hire in Gauteng a hassle-free process. Use our online service to get car hire quotes or compare hire car prices. Once you’ve chosen to reserve a vehicle the reservation is made for you through one of our national car rental affiliates. Our affiliates are some of South Africa’s largest car rental companies, with a strong international car hire reputation, securing you nationwide roadside assistance, after-sales service, and a complete range of Gauteng rental cars to choose from. Our affiliates have branches, depots and drop-off locations located throughout South Africa. Car rental in Gauteng through Drive South Africa ensures clients receive a professional service covering customer service and roadside assistance.
Gauteng Car Rental Insurance
We provide our customers with several insurance options to cover your Gauteng car rental. Our rental vehicles come with the option of standard cover hire-a-car insurance or super cover car rental insurance, most of our Gauteng rental cars also have the option of max car rental insurance policy. A no insurance excess policy is available on our most popular rental cars.
Gauteng Car Rental Convenience
Although this is the smallest of South Africa’s nine provinces it is home to the powerhouse, Johannesburg and the administrative capital, Pretoria. Bright lights and big city life punctuate this region, there are also a variety of attractions in Gauteng and of course it provides a gateway to the world-famous Kruger National Park and several other wildlife reserves. Johannesburg International Airport sees thousands of visitors pass through her terminals each year en route to the game reserves north of the province. While connecting flights are available from Johannesburg Airport directly into the Kruger National Park, car rental from Johannesburg International Airport is a popular and convenient means of traveling around Gauteng, as well as carrying visitors to, from and around the parks and attractions of the area. If you’re planning a trip to the administrative capital and are in need of car hire Pretoria based, no problem, we can organise car hire anywhere in Gauteng. Drive South Africa has Gauteng car hire operating from Jhb Airport, as well as from locations in Pretoria and from depots providing Johannesburg city car hire. South Africa is a practical country to drive through. The distances are large, but by no means insurmountable and the fluctuating landscapes make the journey as enjoyable as the destination. Drive South Africa car rental allows you to conveniently return your rental car at multiple locations throughout South Africa, our affiliates have drop-off locations in all major towns and cities, and even in some more obscure locations. Additionally, we’ve made special arrangements to allow you to cross into the following countries in your Gauteng car rental:
Please confirm if any restrictions apply to your Gauteng car rental traveling into these countries.
Gauteng Car Hire Best Prices
We regularly compare car hire prices against other car rental companies to bring you the cheapest Gauteng car hire available. Drive South Africa has a Gauteng vacation car to match your budget. Car hire through Drive South Africa caters for high-end luxury car rental, Gauteng cheap car rental, 4x4 hire, camper rental, self-drive holidays and airport chauffeur services.
Valuable info for driving in South Africa
- South Africans drive on the left-hand side of the road
- Operate a mobile phone whilst driving is illegal
- Wearing a seatbelt is the law
- The legal driving age is 18
- Do not drink and drive
- While driving keep to the left hand lane and pass on the right
- Driving with your headlights on during the day makes you more visible to other drivers.
- Most of SA’s national roads have petrol stations, with takeaways, restrooms and shops. Useful for taking breaks on long journeys.
- Check that there is enough oil and water, and that all lights and indicators are functional and the tyre pressure is adequate.
- Keep safe following distances
- Never ever speed! Remember the saying; if you speed, you are a killer.
- Speed limits on South Africa roads (unless otherwise indicated):
- Urban roads – 60 km per hour
- Provincial Roads – 60 – 80 km per hour
- National Roads – 100 – 120 km per hour
- The price of fuel do not vary between the different petrol stations.
- While tipping the petrol station staff is customary, you can decide how much you give.
Please see our website for discount car rental Gauteng specials as well as our Gauteng Airport car rental deals, Gauteng long-term car rental rate and our Gauteng monthly car rental rate.
FAQs for Car Hire in Gauteng
Europcar South Africa Domestic, Hertz South Africa Domestic, Thrifty Car Rental South Africa, First South Africa Domestic, Bluu Car Rental South Africa (Domestic) offer car hire in Gauteng that adhere to strict COVID-19 health, cleaning and safety standards.
You can hire a car in Gauteng from ZAR 290 per day for a Kia Picanto from Europcar.
The cheapest car to hire in Gauteng is the Kia Picanto from Europcar. You can rent the Kia Picanto from ZAR 290 per day.
The cheapest car hire agency in Gauteng right now is Europcar. Book directly with them via Drive South Africa.
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You can hire a car at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport from Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty Car Rental, First Car Rental Domestic, Bluu Car Rental South Africa
You can hire a car at Lanseria International Airport from Hertz, First Car Rental Domestic, Bluu Car Rental South Africa
SUV / 4x4s car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 665 per day to ZAR 3035 per day.
People Movers car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 1080 per day to ZAR 2555 per day.
Luxury Cars car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 760 per day to ZAR 1825 per day.
Standard Cars car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 375 per day to ZAR 1210 per day.
MPVs car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 630 per day to ZAR 1025 per day.
Commercial / Bakkie car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 520 per day to ZAR 935 per day.
Compact Cars car hire in Gauteng costs anything from ZAR 290 per day to ZAR 695 per day.
It costs ZAR 2030 to hire a car for a week in Gauteng. The cheapest weekly car rental rate is for the Kia Picanto by Europcar.
It costs ZAR 8700 per month to hire a car long term in Gauteng. The cheapest monthly car rental rate is for the Kia Picanto by Europcar. You can pay up to ZAR 8700 per month to hire a Kia Picanto long term in Gauteng.
The most popular car hire locations in Gauteng are Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport, Boksburg, Lanseria International Airport, Randburg, Roodepoort, Sandton, Kempton Park, Midrand, Sandton Branch Radisson Blue Hotel, Sandton Eye Branch, Park Station, Strijdompark, Pretoria City Centre, Menlyn, Centurion, Hatfield, Vereeniging Town Centre, Mogale City (Krugersdorp).
The most popular car hire companies in Gauteng are Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty Car Rental, First Car Rental Domestic, Bluu Car Rental South Africa.
Petrol costs from ZAR 19.57 per litre up to ZAR 20.29 per liter in Gauteng. Diesel costs from ZAR 17.3 per litre up to ZAR 17.97 per liter in Gauteng. Last updated at 01-12-2021
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Other types of vehicles available in Gauteng
Standard cars, luxury cars, 4x4s and campers. Find just about any vehicle to hire in Gauteng.
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Why rent from Drive South Africa?
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