Affordable Car Hire at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg
If you’re flying into Johannesburg, hiring a rental car from OR Tambo International Airport couldn’t be easier or more affordable. Drive South Africa has a friendly team of sales and travel experts who can handle your booking and have your car ready and waiting for you upon landing. It’s as easy as making a call, sending an email, or filling out the easy step-by-step online booking form.
When’s the best time to visit Johannesburg?
Winter in Johannesburg is mild, with warm sunny days but chilly mornings. The best season to visit Johannesburg is in spring or summer when the weather is warm and dry.
Affordable car hire from Johannesburg airport makes it easy to explore the sights of the city. You’ll also be reasonably close to South Africa’s East Coast, where you can enjoy stunning beaches and warm weather all year round.
Around the Area in Johannesburg
Braamfontein is fantastic for its abundance of arts, culture, and nightlife. You can also have a great time in iconic Melville and the wonderfully cosmopolitan Greenside. Not far from Johannesburg is the Credle of Humankind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
If you’re traveling outside of Johannesburg and heading into rougher terrain in the nature reserves, it makes sense to hire a 4×4 at Johannesburg airport.
Getting Around OR Tambo Airport Johannesburg
Johannesburg is a sprawling cityscape of roads and routes. Although there is public transport on offer, it doesn’t really compare to the options available in Europe or America. The best way to get around is in a hired car, so you can choose where and when you want to explore the city.
How long should you stay in Johannesburg?
Spend a week in Johannesburg and you’ll have ample time to explore the most popular sights and experiences. If you really want to make the most of the region, though, we recommend two weeks because you’ll be able to take in the great outdoors and wildlife in the nature reserves.
What to pack for a holiday in Johannesburg
Johannesburg enjoys hot summers, but winter can be wet, cold, and windy. We’d suggest packing light, cool clothing for summer (don’t forget the sunscreen!) and adding more layers and a beanie, scarf, and gloves for winter.
Where to stay in Johannesburg
With its excellent restaurants and bustling nightlife, you’ll always have something to do in Melville. The area also boasts a wide range of accommodation to suit every budget.
With its high-rise buildings and shopping malls, Sandton is the perfect option for the wealthier tourist looking for luxury accommodation.
Cheap Car Hire OR Tambo Airport FAQ’s
How Old must I be to Hire a car in OR Tambo?
There are various options depending on the supplier so please contact us if you are below this age and need to hire a vehicle.
To Hire a Car in OR Tambo you must be 25 years old.
Will the tank be full when I receive it in OR Tambo?
How does my rental deposit work when hiring a car in OR Tambo?
Can a vehicle model be guaranteed in OR Tambo?
Other types of vehicles available in Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Standard cars, luxury cars, 4x4s and campers. Find just about any vehicle to hire in Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport.
Drive in comfort and style in any of the luxury cars offered in Southern Africa. Convertibles, luxury sedans, sports cars, luxury SUVs and 4x4s.