Other Rental Car locations in South Africa

If you've browsed through our top rental car locations in South Africa and haven’t found your ideal pick-up point - don’t worry! We at Nova are a thoughtful lot.

Below you will find a list of alternative rental car locations in South Africa.

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Home > South Africa

Capital:Cape Town, Pretoria, & Bloemfontein
Currency:South African Rand
Population:53 million
Density:42.4/km2
Language:Afrikaans & English (mostly)
Country Code:27
Emergency Services:112
Drives On:Left
Time Zones:UTC +2

Car Hire South Africa

Stretching over a vast expanse that includes 1,800km of coastline facing the Atlantic and Indian oceans, South Africa has enough diversity to fill hundreds of road trips. Rent a car in South Africa and take in the Big Five game reserves, exceptional beaches, iconic Table Mountain and the excitement of Cape Town. There is no better country for car hire: Combine the celebrated Garden Route with Route 62, taking in a sweep of idyllic spa towns, vineyards, mountains, and lush flowers from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in South Africa with Nova?

Searching for the best value car rental is easier with Nova Car Hire. For your next trip to South Africa, enter the dates you want to travel, your collection and drop-off locations, and any other requirements you may have. Within seconds, Nova Car Hire will offer you the best available rate from more hundreds of quality rental car providers. You can book on the spot for the immediate solution to your South Africa car hire needs.

Car Hire Requirements in South Africa

Before you present yourself at the car hire desk in South Africa, make sure to have your full driving licence, booking confirmation voucher, credit card, and any other documentation required by the car rental company. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in South Africa

There are hundreds of airports in South Africa, but OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the most popular by far. Other important international airports include Cape Town, King Shaka (Durban), Port Elizabeth, East London, and George.

South Africa Driving Rules & Regulations

In South Africa, you drive on the left and overtake on the right. Keep your driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle documentation with you in the car. Seat belts must be worn at all times. Speed limits range from 120kmh for national highways and main roads to 100kmh for secondary or rural roads, and 60kmh for built-up areas.You'll find further information on South Africa's rules of the road here.

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