Cheap Car Hire at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Johannesburg airport is a great place to directly hire a car from, as the city is a hub for both business and entertainment purposes. Drive South Africa has a friendly team of both sales and travel experts who are ready to make the car hiring process from Johannesburg Airport smooth and seamless.
So get on the phone, send an email or fill out the easy step-by-step online booking form and the vehicle of your choice will be waiting at Johannesburg International Airport (O.R Tambo International Airport) ready for you to start exploring this great city.
Best Time to Visit Johannesburg
Winters in Johannesburg are mild, with sunny days, but the mornings can be chilly. The best season to visit Johannesburg is generally considered to be in the spring or summer, when the weather is warm and dry.
Cheap Car hire from Johannesburg Airport is a great way to experience province and what’s nice about the Gauteng province is that you’re fairly close to the East Coast of the country which has world-class beaches and significantly warm weather all year-round.
Around the Area in Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
The Braamfontein area is great for the abundance of arts, culture, and nightlife. Other notable areas are the iconic Melville and cosmopolitan Greenside, another great option to taking a short drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site – The Cradle of Humankind.
If you are travelling outside of Johannesburg and plan on driving in rougher terrain you can also always hire a 4x4 at Johannesburg airport.
Getting Around OR Tambo Airport Johannesburg
Johannesburg really is a sprawling cityscape of roads and routes.
When Flying into OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, you can count on Drive South Africa to give you the best and cheapest prices for any car you wish to hire in South Africa.
Although public transport has improved with the introduction of the world-class Gautrain rail network, this facility is still limited to where it can get to, so even more so than the other two major urban areas of the country a car is absolutely essential when wishing to navigate the city.
Recommended Length of Stay in Johannesburg
Johannesburg is doable in a week but if one wishes to really immerse themselves in the culture whilst experiencing neighboring towns, nature, and wildlife, roughly two weeks would be a more sufficient time frame.
If you are feeling up to having a long trip in South Africa consider having a garden-route self drive experience.
What to Pack in a holiday in Johannesburg
It’s best to prepare for all weather conditions, the summer months are generally hot and dry and the winter months can become bitterly cold.
Summer has the occasional thunderstorm so pack some waterproof clothing and a jacket or two. It is important to hire a cheap car at OR Tambo to suit your needs regarding the weather forecast.
Where to Stay in Johannesburg
Melville is a very established urban, residential, business and entertainment area in Johannesburg with a world of accommodation facilities to choose from which suit all budgets.
Sandton is one of the financial and business hubs of the city and is definitely a region that is for the higher-end tourist looking for a bit of pampering and luxury in the city.
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?
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