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Find South Africa Car Rentals makes it easy for you to book your next South Africa car rental. We work with the best car rental companies in South Africa, bringing you discount car rental rates and a wide variety of car rental classes including economy, compact, midsize, full-size, convertible, van, luxury, full size and SUV rentals. Our partner car rental companies in South Africa offer different pick-up and drop-off options. If you are ready to book your South Africa car rental, follow the links on this page to view more information and details on your next short or long term car rental. offers a wide selection of rental cars in South Africa to meet nearly every need. If you need any special equipment, like a child seat or ski rack, let us know and we will forward your request on to the rental car company. And what's more, when you choose to rent a car from one of our South Africa airport car rental partners you'll be dealing with a rental car company that has made a special commitment to provide Expedia customers with great customer service, a wide choice of top quality cars, and competitive total pricing. offers many South Africa rental cars pick up locations

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Frequently asked questions

What happens if I need to cancel my South Africa car reservation?
Check through the policy to be certain, but almost all bookings will receive a total refund if you notify us at least six hours ahead of pickup. There are some exclusions though. Your confirmation will have more info, or just click through to our Customer Service Portal.
What types of cars can I rent in South Africa?
Ideal for short trips and squeezing into tight car spaces, minis are the most booked car type in South Africa. With excellent fuel economy, you’ll save on gas as you drive around the city’s iconic sights. These spritely rides aren’t the only options available though. Premium, compact, standard … You name it, chances are we’ll have it.
Why should I rent a South Africa car with Expedia?
If you’re chasing some reliable wheels in South Africa, you can’t go past Expedia. Our member exclusive offers, discounts and rewards program will help you walk away with a real bargain. And with rental suppliers to take your pick of, you have plenty of choice. Eager to save more? Bundle your bookings into a vacation package. From car and vacation rentals to flights, hotels and activities, we make it a cinch to organize your escape.
How do I find the best car rental deals in South Africa with Expedia?
Pick up an incredible deal with Expedia. Just choose your preferred car type, select your dates and pickup and drop-off points, and browse offers from trusted rental providers. Save even more when you bundle your South Africa car rental with hotel or flight bookings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in South Africa?
Rental car rules in South Africa require drivers to be 18 and above. Are you a young driver? A few surcharges and restrictions may apply. Many rental companies impose what’s known as a young driver surcharge, which is an extra fee to the cost of the rental car. Restrictions often apply to the categories of cars available to young people too. Age limits may vary between outlets, so check before booking.
What do you need to rent a car in South Africa?
Most rental companies will ask for these two things — a current driver’s license and credit card. If you choose to opt out of the supplier’s insurance plan, proof of other coverage may also be needed. Check your policy so you know what to bring when it’s time to collect your car.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in South Africa?
You can rent a vehicle for a month or even longer in South Africa, so go ahead and extend your stay! Simply enter your trip dates into our long-term car rental deals page and reserve your ideal ride.
Where can I find a South Africa car rental if I am younger than 25?
Some South Africa outlets will rent cars to drivers under 25 years of age, and others won’t. Age policies differ from supplier to supplier, so you’ll need to do your homework. Also, find out if there are any extra costs. Some outlets will apply a surcharge to customers between the ages of 21 and 24. Always check the terms and conditions to avoid any nasty surprises.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in South Africa?
Get your road trip off to a good start by selecting Expedia’s collision damage protection. While there are all sorts of insurance, this is one you’ll need to have. It provides primary coverage for vandalism, accident damage and theft up to $35,000, as well as round-the-clock emergency help. Don’t wait until you get to the rental counter to insure your car. Opt in to collision protection while booking your South Africa ride with Expedia and save money and time.

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