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Usually if you rent a car from one spot and drop it off in another you pay an additional fee (with First Car Rental it is usually R600 extra).

Cruise news: All category 10 balcony cabins on OP024 have sold out. OP024 is the 11 Feb 2013 (Valentines) Opera cruise to Inhambane.

1-way Car Hire Special

January 2013 - For a limited period only - First Car Rental is eliminating the one-way fee for the following one way rentals:

  •  East London to Cape Town

  •  Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

  •  George to Cape Town

Offer ends 31 January 2013. 
The waiver applies to all channels and rates. 

First Car Rental at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg

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:

Polokwane vehicle rental

How much for a luxury vehicle to be picked up in Polokwane and dropped off at Cape Town airport? It will be for 7 adults, 30 Mar until 4th of April.

A Hyundai H1 or similar with unlimited km will be R5845. To make a reservation go to Drive South Africa.

Cape Town Airport vehicle rental

I would like to rent the cheapest car with aircon from Cape Town Airport 15/02 -01/03.

How about a Kia Picanto or similar at R2 484 for the period? See Car Trawler

Long term car rental

I need a small car pick up and drop off at George Airport, from 16 September 2013 for 90 days.

The cheapest quote I found was R15 561 for a Chevy Spark or similar with Drive South Africa.

East London Airport car rental

I would like a vehicle with aircon and unlimited mileage from East London - 25th to 29th of January 2013

How about a Chevy Spark or similar at R1004 for the period? See Drive South Africa.

Knysna vehicle hire

I am planning to go to Knysna from 27 May 2013 to 08 June 2013, What prices would i be looking at for a small car that has air con...?

You can expect to pay R4 520 for a VW Polo or similar with Avis.

Durban Airport vehicle hire

How much for a rental with unlimited mileage, car must have aircon and space for 8 people, 8 to 9 March?

A Hyundai H1 or similar will be R1 169 for the day's rental. Book at Drive South Africa.

What is the cheapest car hire quote for a car with aircon, 15 February to 3 March?

A Kia Picanto or similar will be R2 484. See Car Trawler.

Richards Bay vehicle hire

I need a sedan vehicle in Richards Bay from the 3rd to 13th of March 2013.

A Toyota Corolla or similar will be R2 856 for the period. Book at Car Trawler.

Autopedigree used vehicles

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

Gauteng, Centurion

Audi A4 1.8T Attraction Multitronic


R239 995

Western Cape, Parow

Ford Figo 1.4 Ambiente


R104 995

KwaZulu-Natal, Port Shepstone

Nissan Hardbody NP300 2.4i HiRider 4x4 P/U D/C Canopy


R179 995


Staying at the Victoria Falls Hotel is like a trip back in time, sitting on the verandah and watching the mist rise cannot be too different to the way early tourists experienced it.

London flight prices
Hopefully we'll be back to exploring London's magical streets soon! South Africa is currently on the UK's Red List, which means only British nationals are allowed to travel from South Africa to the UK and then they have to complete 10 days quarantine in a hotel. There are no direct flights connecting South Africa to the UK currently.

flight path from London to Johannesburg

Cheap JNB-London from R7,487*
(British Airways- depart 9 April, return 16 April 2019)

Cheap CPT-London from R9,184*
(Emirates- depart 9 April, return 16 April 2019)

Cheap DUR-London from R8,134*
(British Aiways- depart 9 April, return 16 April 2019)

Direct JNB-LON from R10,577*
(Virgin Atlantic- depart 11 April, return 18 April 2019)

Direct CPT-LON from R7,837*
(British Airlines- depart 14 May, return 21 May 2019)

Premium Econ. JNB-LON from R14,747*
(Virgin Atlantic- depart 14 May, return 21 May 2019)

B. Class JNB-LONfrom R22,571*
(Kenya Airways- depart 14 May, return 21 May 2019)

B. Class CPT-LON from R23,791*
(Kenya Airways- depart 16 May, return 23 May 2019)

1-way JNB-LON from R5,229*
(Emirates- 18 April 2019)

*This is not an offer, but merely a snapshot of cheapest airfares as we saw them. There was very limited availability (don't expect it to be on every date, it was the cheapest we could find) when we checked & prices may have increased already. Click through the link on the price to check whether the price is still available. Remember to change class once page has loaded to check prices for Premium Economy and Business Class. For Direct Fligth prices, select direct flights once page has loaded.


The SA Navy Festival 2013 is from the 5th to the 7th April 2013.

We have added The Cape Town Diamond Museum to our list of Cape Town attractions.

The Purple shall rule! "The honour of opening the first licensed hotel (in Cape Town) must go to Edward George, a Londoner, whose George Hotel in Hout Street was regarded in 1817 as the best hotel in the town. George moved to the Heerengracht 12 years later & all agreed that his new establishment was 'smart & expensive'. Meanwhile a formidable rival had appeared, the St George's Hotel at the corner of St. George's & Church Street. The first St George's Hotel was a typical handsome old Cape Town mansion with 1 storey and a wide verandah. The 2nd St George's was built in 1872 & in the early 20th century was famous for its cocktail bar, presided over by Hildebrand; the longest bar in Cape Town...The St George's Hotel was pulled down a few years before WWII to make way for an extension to an insurance building." Lawrence Green

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The Bottom Line: Lonrho Plc's interest in fastjet has fallen from 62.7% to 61.85%, as a result of 27m new shares being issued, and Lonrho not increasing their number of shares.