Car Rental South Africa

Car Rental South Africa

Buying a Car in South Africa | Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Drive Southern Africa?

  • Drive Southern Africa was established in 2003. We are a rental brokerage company that specialises in finding the best online car rental deals in South Africa. You get the lowest rates possible because we have relationships with some of the major car rental companies in South Africa. This enables us to negotiate cheap prices, reliable new cars, and outstanding customer service.

How long does it take Drive Southern Africa to source a vehicle?

  • It only takes a few seconds when using the booking filed on the right, simply fill in your details and our car rental offer will be calculated instantly 24 hours a day.

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Do I need an international driver's license?

  • Foreign driver's licenses are accepted in South Africa if theyre English; otherwise anyone who wants to drive a vehicle will need an international drivers license.

Is there a kilometre limit?

  •  All vehicles, at Drive Southern Africa, have unlimited kilometres.

What happens, if I get a traffic fine?

  • You are responsible for all fines.



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What kind of security is in place for online and cash transactions?

  • Currency control regulations, and regulations regarding international transfers through the South African Reserve Bank into our local account will ensure that the transfer process is verified by your bank.
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  • Drive Southern Africa stood surety Bank, to guarantee your peace of mind in this matter.

What can I do if my vehicle breaks down or is stolen?

  • Contact the rental company immediately and then inform us.

Can the vehicles be used to visit neighboring countries?

  • Yes, but you need to use this link for the best price in cross border rental cross border rentals South Africa
  • The insurance covers traveling through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe (Vic Falls only) , Zambia (Livingstone only) , Mozambique, Lesotho, and Swaziland.
  • Some of these countries require an additional insurance, which you can get at the border of the respective country.

Can I drive the vehicle anywhere, or are there limits?

  • No. You must inform the rental company where you will be driving to. One way rental has a fee attached to it.

Do I need a 4x4 to travel through South Africa?

  • No, but it is recommended for all countries outside of South Africa.
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