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We can assist with one way car rental for those road trips from one city to another. Pick up your vehicle at one city and drop it off at another. Contact us at car rental requests.

Cruise news: You can arrange for a vehicle rental to be dropped off at Durban Harbour for an extra R250 (can change). Navigate to First Car Rental.

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Latest Car Hire Quotes

Here are the vehicle hire quotes we did recently. Note that prices and availability may have changed since we did these quotes:

Port Elizabeth to George road trip

I would like the cheapest car to be picked up at Port Elizabeth Airport on the 9/9 and dropped off at George Airport on the 15/9.

The cheapest I found is R1648 for a Chevy Spark or similar, including the one way fee. Book at First Car Rental.

Richards Bay vehicle hire

I would like a Toyota Quantum for 2 days from the 19 Oct to the 21 Oct to be picked up and dropped off at Richards Bay Airport.

The best price I found for a Toyota Quantum or similar is R2 028 with Drive South Africa.

Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga Airport vehicle hire

I need a SUV vehicle from 6 Sep - 9 Sep with 100 to 200 km per day included.

How about a Kia Sportage or similar at R1 921? See Car Trawler.

Durban Airport vehicle rental

I would like to hire the cheapest car for 2 adults as from 31 Jan 2013 until 06 Febr 2013. Collecting point for vehicle - Durban Harbour and drop off point will be King Shaka Airport. What deals can you offer me? 

A Chevy Spark or similar will cost R1284 for the 7 days. Pick up and drop off from King Shaka Airport. You can arrange with the branch to get the vehicle dropped off at the harbour for an extra R250. See First Car Rental.

We are looking for a small car (3 people) pick up Durban Harbour 10:00 on 11 Jan 2013 and drop off King Shaka Airport 7am 12 Jan 2013.

A Chevy Spark or similar will cost around R231 from First Car Rental at Durban Airport, You can arrange with the branch to get the vehicle dropped off at the harbour for an extra R250. See First Car Rental.

December vehicle rental

I am looking for cheap car hire quotes from Cape Town Airport - 28 December 2012 (10:00AM) till the 04 January 2013 ( 17:00) return Cape Town Airport. 200 km per day. Vehicle that can seat 7 people.

A Hyundai H1 will accommodate the 7 of you. You can expect to pay R7620 for a Hyundai H1 or similar. The price may change. To book go to Europcar South Africa.

I would like to rent a Corolla or similar from Jhb airport for twelve days from night 13 December and to return to Pietermaritzburg.

Budget offers a Toyota Corolla or similar at R4555 from the 13 December - 25 December, pick up at OR Tambo and drop off in Pietermaritzburg. See Budget Car Rental.

My friend and I will be in Johannesburg on the 13th of December. We land in the morning at around 8 am. He and I would like to rent a car from the 13th to the 18th. How much would this cost us?

A Chevy Spark or similar will cost you R975 for the 5 days. See Drive South Africa.

I would be glad if you can help me. I need a car for 2 adults and 2 kids. Aircon,cheapest quote from 15-23 December. Pick up and drop at airport.

How about a Citroen C1 or similar at R1 735 for the week? The car has air conditioning and space for 4 people. See Car Trawler.

We are looking to hire a car for 2 adults from King Shaka International airport on 29 December until 11 January. Pick up and drop off same airport.

How about a Kia Picanto or similar at R2 486 for the period? See Car Trawler.

I need a rental car (Group B) for my family to tour the Garden Route in December. Pick up and drop off at Port Elizabeth Airport. Dates: 15/12/2012 - 24/12/2012

The best price I found is R2 570 for a Toyota Yaris or similar. Make a reservation at Car Trawler.

OR Tambo vehicle rental

I need a small vehicle for 2 people in JNB from the 1st to the 4th of October, with more than 200 kilometres per day included.

A Chevy Spark or similar from Drive South Africa will be R688 for the 3 days, with unlimited kilometres per day included in the rental.

I would like a vehicle for 7 people to pick up at OR Tambo on the 15/01/2013 and drop off on 24/01/2013.

How about a Hyundai H1 7 seater at R5 846 for the period? See Car Trawler.

We are 8 people looking for a Toyota Quantum 10 seater - for total of 8 days - Pick up at JHB Airport on Saturday 29th Sept - and returning same place on Saturday afternoon 6th Oct - what best price out there?

The cheapest quote I found is R6 489 for a Toyota Quantum or similar. Book at First Car Rental.

Cape Town International Airport vehicle hire

I require a Hyundai Ix35 from 0900 22 Feb 2013 until 1800 11 March 2013 for CPT - CPT. 

The best price I found for a Hyundai IX35 is R10 714 for the requested period. See Car Trawler.

I am looking for a comfortable car for two adults in Cape Town for the period 22 September 2012 to 29 September 2012 and then again for the period 5 October 2012 to 12 October 2012.

The best price I found for your first dates is R1260 for a Hyundai Atos or similar. To book go to Drive South Africa. For the second dates, you can expect to pay R1269 for a Kia Picanto or similar. See Car Trawler. Both cars have power steering and air conditioning. 

Looking for small car with power steering for one week (2nd November to 9th November 2012)Pick-up and drop back at Cape Town Airport.

How about a Ford Figo or similar at R1638 for the week? See First Car Rental.

Port Elizabeth vehicle rental

I would like to rent a car in Port Elizabeth between 7/9/12 and 16/9/12, I will be travellling between Port Alfred, PE and East London.

I found a quote for R1 602 for a Chevrolet Spark or similar. See First Car Rental.

Bloemfontein vehicle rental

I would like to rent the cheapest car available picking up at 0900 on Friday 14 September 2012 and returning on Monday 17 September at 0800. I will be travelling less than 100 km per day

How about a Kia Picanto or similar at R535 for the period? See Car Trawler.

Automatic transmission vehicle hire

I am coming to Durban from the 5th Oct 2012 to 15th Oct 2012. I wanted to rent an automatic car for 4 people for this period for unlimited kms. Pick up & drop off @ King Shaka. Whats the cheapest quote that i can get?

How about an automatic Nissan Tiida or similar at R3360 for the period? The quote includes unlimited kilometres for the rental The price could change. To book go to Drive South Africa.

Autopedigree used vehicles

Check whether these vehicles are still available at Autopedigree used vehicles :

Gauteng, Fourways

Hyundai H1 2.5 CRDi Wagon A/T

2010

R299 995

Western Cape, Paarl

Renault Sandero 1.6 CUP

2009

R89 995

KwaZulu-Natal, Port Shepstone

Toyota Corolla 1.3 Professional F/L

2010

R139 995

 

 

The weather in Cape Town is improving & the whales are here. Try Van Riebeeck Apartments in Gordon's Bay
021 556 1745
hilian@isat.co.za 

Travel prices from Cape Town to Johannesburg are still cheaper than from O.R. Tambo (well, at least in our survey).

South African Airways weekly deals:

JNB-Abidjan from R5731*

JNB-Brazzaville from R6881*

JNB-Dar es Salaam from R4709*

JNB-Luanda from R4842*

JNB-Lusaka from R3719*

JNB-Washington from R9819*

JNB-Windhoek from R2664*

*Very limited availability, prices may have changed (perhaps even by the time you read this), book at SAA or phone 0861-606-606 & mention booking code ws06sep12.

* Above fares are on a return basis, inclusive of all taxes and are subject to availability and change due to currency fluctuations. South African Airways can at any time change/discontinue these special fares and conditions without prior notice.

Departures/Travel Restrictions to Abidjan : Sales and Travel permitted until 31 December 2012. Changes are permitted at any time at a charge of ZAR 400 per change subject to same seat availability. Cancellation: any time tickets are non-refundable.

Departures/Travel Restrictions to Brazzaville: Sales permitted until 31 December 2012. Travel permitted from 13 September to 31 December 2012. Changes are permitted at any time at a charge of ZAR 400 per change subject to same seat availability. Cancellation: any time tickets are non-refundable.

Departures/Travel Restrictions to Dubai: Sales and Travel permitted until 31 December 2012. Changes any time permitted at no charge but changes subject to same seat availability. Cancellation/Refund permitted any time at ZAR342.

Departures/Travel Restrictions to Harare, Lusaka, Luanda, Dar er Salaam and Windhoek: Sales and Travel permitted until 30 November 2012. Changes any time permitted at a charge of ZAR400 per change subject to same seat availability. Cancellation: any time tickets are non-refundable.

Departures/Travel Restrictions to Washington: Sales permitted until 14 September 2012. Travel permitted until 31 October 2012. Changes are permitted any time at a charge of ZAR 1700 per change subject to same seat availability. Cancellation: before departure 25% cancellation fee applies. After departure no refund.

SA Express have suspended their Cape Town to George flight service, which they started flying on 3 September (they flew just the one flight). Airlink continues to fly the route.

The Purple shall rule! "We flew in to Durban (on BA) and hired a car (Europcar - even upgraded us for free), stocked up on road food and decent wine in the city, then drove the 3 hours up the N3 highway (the main road between Joburg and Durbs) before taking the R74 toward Bergville, stopping for biltong, mangoes and pineapples at farmstalls along the way." Kurt

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