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Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Cape Town.
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Known as the trendiest city in South Africa, Cape Town is home to the iconic Table Mountain. Recognised for both for its vibrant city life and its great beaches, this city is a place to enjoy great wines, produced locally in the many vineyard around the city. Car hire in Cape Town is the best way to explore this vibrant city.
Cape Town attractions
The most popular attraction in the city is the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The best shops, restaurants, cafés and bars are located here. From here, visitors can take the boat to the infamous Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was once held. Beaches are key attractions of Cape Town, with the most chic beach considered to be in Clifton.
Cape Town excursions
Visitors should use car hire in Cape Town to drive up Chapman's Peak, where the best views of the coast can be had. A daytrip to the beautiful Table Mountain is a must, with hiking trails and pristine nature. Another must-visit is the famous Stellenbosch vineyards. In fact, these vineyards are part of a scenic wine route where visiting wineries for wine tasting is part of the fun.
Best time to visit
The weather in Cape Town is described as sub-tropical Mediterranean. This means that summer (November to March) is warm and dry, and winter (June to September) is wet and mild. Cape Town can be visited throughout the year, but visitors should remember that the seasons are reversed from those in Europe. Temperatures range from 7°C to 18°C during the winter months and 13°C to 27°C during the summer.
Car rental in Cape Town
Car rental in Cape Town is the easiest way to explore the city centre and its surrounding areas. Roads are well-developed and well-signposted. However, accidents are common, so driving slowly is a must. There are plenty of car hire options, with visitors advised to compare car hire prices online to get the best deal.
The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).