Car hire at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Johannesburg airport is a great place to hire a car from as the city is a hub for both commerce and entertainment in this leading African country. Drive South Africa has a friendly team of both sales and travel experts who are waiting to make your Car hire Johannesburg Airport wish come true. 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 country. Car hire Johannesburg Airport really is a breeze and many of the major brands are waiting to be driven around the roads of this leading city.
Best time to visit
Johannesburg experiences chilly winters with sunny days, but the mornings can become unbearably cold. It’s widely considered that the best time to visit Johannesburg would be during the spring or summer months, where weather is warm and dry. This is also the best time to see all the flora in bloom and Johannesburg is also accredited for having the biggest man made forest on the planet. Car hire Johannesburg Airport is a great way to experience this great South African province. What’s nice about Gauteng province if you’re fairly close to the East Coast of the country which boasts world-class beaches and significantly warmer all year round weather.
Around the area
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. Johannesburg airport car hire will ensure you that you are able to get to all these great places efficiently.
Johannesburg really is a sprawling city scape of roads and routes. 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.
Length of stay
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 feel you need more time please check the visa requirements of your country of origin before departure and to see how much time they give you and what are requirements for extending your visa. Car hire Johannesburg Airport will give you the freedom to venture further which might prompt you to extend your stay.
What to pack
Its 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.
Where to stay
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 which is for the higher end tourist looking for a bit of pampering and luxury in the city.
Why hire a car at Johannesburg Airport with Drive South Africa
If you’re arriving at the O.R Tambo airport, this is the best place to rent a car in Johannesburg if one wishes to experience all the amazing sights and sounds this amazing province and country has on offer. Here at Drive South Africa we are waiting to make your every wish and demand a reality in terms of excellent value and service when renting a credible vehicle from a credible company. Get in touch today and get driving through South Africa. This city will more then likely be the your destination of arrival Johannesburg airport car hire will ensure you have the easiest possible arrival and experience whilst exploring the city and surrounding areas.
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