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Compare Cheap Car Hire South Africa

Are you looking to hire a car for the cheapest possible price in South Africa? Then you’re in the right place. We compare all the available prices from the rental companies in the area to quickly show you the lowest cost rental in your chosen location on your required dates & times. As well as that we have some fantastic offers such as being able to hire in South Africa without a credit card, as a driver under the age of 25 or even having a zero excess, as well as several more deals!

Compare Cheap Car Hire South Africa

Getting your travel arrangement sorted with Indigo Car Hire is such a simple process. You can book your car hire in South Africa with ease when you deal with us directly.

Car Hire South AfricaWhy waste your time and money checking all the available options to try and get the best deal, let Indigo do all the leg work for you. We will check the availability of vehicles, pricing and terms of each supplier to ensure that you always obtain the most economical and suitable car hire in South Africa.We collect your information of when you want to hire and what vehicle you need and then we tailor your requirements for your car hire in South Africa so that you get the option which is most fitting to your circumstances and budget. Even if you require any additional extras like GPS, child seats or even excess reduction you can always count on us here at Indigo to get the most suited deal, at the most cost effective prices.

The official name of South Africa is actually the Republic Of South Africa which is located at the most southern tip of Africa. Some of the countries that neighbour South Africa are Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Swaziland. Currently the 25th largest country in the world it holds a population of around 51 million people.

There are fabulous cities within South Africa that attract masses of tourists to flock to their sunny climbs. Some of these cities include Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth, with temperatures reaching a staggering high of 48.8 C it’s no surprise the area is a great holiday destination.

Travel Facts About South Africa

If you’re looking to hire a car in South Africa and it’s your first time going to the country then here are some facts that may be useful:

  • Language: English
  • Currency: Rand
  • Local Time: SAST
  • Driving Side: Left

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Car In South Africa?

It’s extremely difficult to give you a figure on how much car hire will cost when you’re looking to rent in South Africa as there are several different car hire companies who change their price on a regular basis, it is also dependant upon the time of year you are looking to hire.

South Africa is a competitive area for car hire meaning the price is driven down, we regularly see prices as low as £15/p day.

What Documents Do I Need To Hire A Car?

To hire a car in South Africa you will need a few different documents to pick up the rental vehicles, this includes:

  • Full driving licence
  • Passport
  • Proof of travel
  • Driving licence check code
  • Proof of address
  • Payment card (Debit or credit card)

Please ensure that you double check the terms and conditions or check with ourselves as to what documents you require before picking up your car, we’ll be able to give you the comprehensive list

Car Hire South Africa Without A Credit Card

Researching which companies are able to provide you with the best possible option for your Car Hire South Africa Without A Credit Card can often be a difficult affair. Many car rental companies may allow you to prepay with a debit card however you must pay with a credit card on arrival.

Well when you book your car hire directly with Indigo Car Hire you have more likelihood of attaining car hire where you can pay with a debit card at all stages of the car rental procedure from booking right through to the collection stage. Hiring a car without a credit card doesn’t have to be hard just book with Indigo Car Hire!

Car Rental Companies In South Africa

When looking to hire a car in South Africa using our booking engine you have a lot of car hire companies to choose from & that we can quickly compare the prices from in order to find you the cheapest possible rental, here are just a few of the rental companies we compare:

  • Avis
  • Bidvest
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Europcar
  • Firefly
  • First
  • Hertz
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Tempest
  • Thrifty

Types of Cars To Hire In South Africa

As we compare several different car rental companies this also means that our customers have a very large fleet to choose from, here are a few examples of the types of cars and some examples in each category:

  • Mini – Suzuki Alto
  • Economy – Nissan Micra
  • Compact – Toyota Corolla
  • Standard – Hyundai Elantra
  • Intermediate – Chevrolet Cruze
  • 5 Seat Minivan – Suzuki Ertiga
  • 7 Seat Minivan – Toyota Avanza
  • 9 Seat Minivan – Hyundai H1
  • Fullsize – BMW 3 Series
  • Premium – Mercedes C Class
  • SUV – Ford Ranger
  • Cargo Van – Toyota Hilux

South Africa Car Hire Locations

Cape TownPort Elizabeth Airport
JohannesburgJohannesburg Airport
DurbanGeorge Airport
PretoriaDurban Airport
Cape Town AirportBloemfontein Airport
East London Airport

Indigo Car Hire Offers

We have several offers available to our customers, but please ensure that you call us directly to take advantage of any of these as only certain suppliers offer the different deals and it will make it far easier to arrange. Here you can find a few of the offers & deals we have available:

Senior Driver Car Hire In South Africa

Most car hire suppliers around the world will only provide vehicles to drivers who are under the age of 75. However, we can offer senior driver car hire, which allows drivers up the age of 99 years old to be able to hire. So if you are over the age of 75 dont worry, speak to one of our experts and we can arrange a vehicle for you.

Zero Excess Car Hire In South Africa

Are you concerned about the potential excess if you where to have an accident during your rental? Then we have a solution. Some of our suppliers offer a zero excess policy which comes at an extra daily fee, alternatively it could be cheaper to get a policy yourself, however we’ll point you in the right direction for this!

One Way Car Hire South Africa

Collecting your car hire from one location in South Africa and dropping it at another is generally a difficult affair when booking your car rental with many suppliers.

We are happy to announce that we can provide one way car hire across South Africa. However, this service maybe be subject to a small additional fee for dropping the car at a different location.

Car Hire South Africa With A Free 2nd Driver

South Africa has lots to see and this can mean you have to travel long distances. This can be very stressful for the designated driver; therefore, we have arranged an offer where you can add a free additional driver. Share the driving and save the stress when you book with us.

Car Hire South Africa With A Low Deposit

Despite our best efforts, we cannot offer car hire with no deposit at this location. On the other hand, we did manage to arrange car hire with a low deposit, the deposit can be inbetween £50-£250 at a maximum

Car Hire South Africa For Young Drivers

Drivers who are under 25 are classed as a young driver in the eyes of the car rental industry. This means that car hire is a lot harder to find as you are seen as a higher risk. If you have held your licence for at least 12 months, we have arranged a young driver car hire in South Africa offer. For more information or if you wish to book this offer, please get in touch with our team.

Car Hire South Africa FAQs

If you are looking to hire a car in South Africa you may have a few questions, we’ve compiled a few of our common ones and answered them below to help:

Can I hire a car in South Africa with a UK debit card?
Yes this is possible in some select locations. Please contact us directly to find out more!

Can I hire a car in South Africa for over 70 year olds?
Yes this is possible with Indigo, our upper age limit is 99.

Can you do van rental South Africa with a debit card?
Unfortunately no, the largest cars we do in South Africa is 9 seaters.

Do you offer the cheapest car hire in South Africa?
We certainly like to think so, we compare all the best prices and then add our discounts to the lowest price suited to you giving you a fantastic cheap deal.

Are the cars unlimited mileage in South Africa?
We have unlimited mileage options but when you call please ask for this deal specifically so we can organise it for you.

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 by Zdeno F.

Just made a booking for our stay in South Africa with Ciaran on the phone. Very helpful and kind person. Everything went quick, and with no hesitation. Thank You, Ciaran ;)