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    Car Rental South Africa

    A car rental in South Africa is a great way to make the most of all the attractions this exciting country has to offer, from pristine waters along the rocky coast to safari parks complete with native species of wildlife, virtually anything is possible when visiting South Africa! Your car rental will help you discover the large swaths of glorious South African countryside that is simply begging to be explored. A rental car in South Africa is undoubtedly the perfect way to immerse yourself in local culture, while still being able to take in the sights that are not often featured in guide books. Perhaps you would like someone else to take care of the driving while in South Africa. Auto Europe's convenient worldwide chauffeur and airport transfer services ensure that getting around in any country is hassle-free.

    Compare Car Rental Pricing in South Africa at Top Travel Destinations

    Browse our most popular pick-up cities to find the best price and most convenient pick-up and drop-off locations. We offer ground transportation at all major cities in South Africa, use our booking engine at the top of this page for more locations and rates.


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    Rental Car Age Requirements in South Africa

    To rent a car in South Africa you must be at least 18 years old and have held your driver's license for a minimum of 1 year. Some suppliers in South Africa do have a minimum age requirement of 21 or 23 years old but there are multiple suppliers who work with Auto Europe who will rent cars to travelers 18 and over. With most rental suppliers in South Africa, any driver under the age of 23 or 25 will incur an additional young driver surcharge added on to the daily rate of the vehicle. If you are under the age of 25 and looking for a rental car in South Africa, give one of our knowledgeable agents a call. We have 24/7 live customer support at 1-888-223-5555.

    South Africa Rental Car License Requirements

    Travelers from the US will be pleased that the South African government accepts any valid driver's license provided it contains a photograph and signature of the license holder and is printed or authenticated in English. With this said, travelers may find some car rental suppliers who require international travelers to acquire an international driver's permit (IDP) in order to rent a car. Always check with Auto Europe or with your rental supplier directly on the company policy. IDP's can be obtained locally at your nearest AAA branch office for $20 USD. Auto Europe always recommends travelers to pick-up an IDP before they travel to avoid any potential issues with local law enforcement who may not speak much if any english.

    See More with a South Africa Rental Car

    Coastal View of South Africa in Rental CarWhether you want to tour major cities and urban areas or get out and explore the countryside, a South Africa rental car will help you make the most of your time in this premier African vacation destination. Sure, you could take public transportation to get around the areas in major cities covered by pre-determined routes. But why subject yourself to crowded buses, restrictive schedules, and expensive cab fares when you can travel in the comfort and convenience of your own vehicle at an incredible price? A south Africa rental car will redefine the way you travel and enable you to make the absolute most of your time in the country!


    Begin by picking up your car rental in Cape Town, where you'll get a feel for what this country's all about. Visit local marketplaces or indulge in high-end shopping in a unique atmosphere of old and new. Dine in exquisite restaurants or save some money with equally-appetizing street food. Once you've had your fill of the big city, you'll be free to explore to your heart's content thanks to your South Africa car rental. Journey out into the Kruger National Park for stunning views of the African landscape. Take a step back in time at the Cradle of Humankind, just outside of Johannesburg, or spend a relaxing day at the beach along the sunny coast. You won't be limited in what you can see and do when you travel with a South Africa rental car!


    Check out our South Africa car rental driving information page for more tips on getting around in a rental car and be sure to review our helpful FAQs section for additional information about booking your rental car in South Africa with Auto Europe.

    Rent a Car in South Africa with Auto Europe

    If you're searching for great rates and excellent service, rent a car in South Africa with Auto Europe. We strive to meet your needs with our price match guarantee and fantastic customer service, to ensure that you are more than satisfied with your car rental in South Africa. You can check out our incredible car rental fleet and book your rental car online using our secure booking engine located on the left, or simply call us toll-free at 1-888-223-5555 to reserve your rental today.


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