Things you need to know when renting a car in South Africa

If you are travelling to South Africa either for business or personal reasons and you need to decide whether you should go for a car rental.

Here are some tips that you need to know when renting a car in South Africa:

Do you really need a car rental?

The public transport can sometimes be generally poor even in the larger cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth.

When should you make your car rental booking?

It is advisable to book your car rental as soon as possible there are times when cars are simply unavailable but a car rental usually works you out cheaper booking your car rental in advance. Booking a car rental is a very easy process and guarantees you that a car will be ready and waiting for you.

Things you need to think of before going for a car rental

Firstly, you need to decide on what type of car you are looking for like a minibus rental, SUV or just a normal standard size vehicle. Once you have decided on what vehicle you want, ask the car rental company to give you a quote.

Car Rental insurance cover

It is always important to have insurance for the car rental see if your current insurance will cover the car rental if not the car rental company can offer you an insurance package included in your rental package. It is rather better to be covered if something had to go wrong.

When collecting your car rental

When collecting your car, rental bring along your

  • Driver’s license.
  • Your passport
  • Credit card
  • Any additional drivers for the car rental need to bring along their licenses.

When getting ready to leave with your car rental it is always advisable to do a check on the vehicle to see what or if there are any damages to the car before you get left responsible and reliable for them on the return of your car rental.

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