offer two insurance packages - Standard cover with an
excess or Supercover with no excess for overseas drivers.
With Supercover insurance, drivers from outside South
Africa would therefore benefit from 100% insurance cover
in the event of a vehicle theft or an accident. No excess
is payable. Exclusions include - windscreen - undercarriage
- and tyre damage; theft of radio. Terms and conditions
apply. Details will be supplied with your contract of
rental at time of vehicle collection. A claims handling
fee of R550 is payable.
- Baby seat or booster seats
- Drivers under 23 years considered
- Vehicle delivery and collection
- One-way drop-offs.
- Cross border authorization.
inform us of any of the above when request car hire in Cape
AFRICA DRIVERS LICENSE INFORMATION FOR CAPE TOWN CAR
must have a valid driving license, which displays his/her
photograph upon it, or carry your passport with you
as positive identification to verify you as the legal
holder of the drivers license.
license must be printed in English so a local traffic
officer can establish which class of vehicle you are
qualified to drive. If not, either an International
license should be purchased before arrival, or an affidavit/letter,
printed in English and stamped and signed by a commissioner
of oaths stating the class of vehicle you are permitted
to drive. The onus is on the driver to prove that he
or she is qualified to drive such a vehicle.
Car rental companies are now insisting on an International
Drivers License. We would recommend that you apply for
an International Drivers License from your local AA
office before depart from home.
MUST carry your driving license on your person at all
times while driving in South Africa.
returning South Africans the old green ID drivers license
document is no longer valid & therefore not acceptable.
Please obtain an International drivers license before
EXTRA - GPS NAVIGATION
road navigation units are available from Johannesburg
/ Cape Town / Durban Airports, subject to availability
at time of booking. However, they may be returned to any
depot when you return your car. Selftours
will pre book this option if you required but payment
can only be made on delivery of your vehicle and GPS unit.
The rate is currently R69 per day with a refundable
security deposit of R 1500.
car rental companies offer a Road Atlas free of charge
Selftours South African Tours
we offers a comprehensive package
with Road Atlas of South Africa as
well as directions to each accommodation establishment
that you are booked into.
Rental Cape Town has access to a national car rental fleet
in excess of 7000 new vehicles. However, all vehicles
are subject to availability at time of your booking. With
South Africa becoming an increasingly popular international
tourist destination you are strongly advised to book your
vehicle well in advance, particularly over the popular
summer season September through to April or if you require
a large or a specialized vehicle.
Mileage maybe unlimited - but - vehicle supplies are not
Rental Cape Town operates on a national car rental basis
with depots in most towns across South Africa. All our
vehicles are less than one year old. In the unfortunate
event of an accident or mechanical problem arising, we
pride ourselves on being able to arrange a replacement
vehicle within hours.
Cape Town Car
Rental is restricted to within the borders of
South Africa unless otherwise agreed to by the Hirer.
On request a letter of authorisation will be issued on
collection of your vehicle and cross border fees may apply.
YOU MAY ENTER
of our vehicles will be permitted to cross into Namibia,
Botswana, Swaziland & Lesotho. Currently we do not
allow vehicles into Zimbabwe.
Mozambique - special conditions.
CAR RENTAL DROP OFF FEES
Garden Route to Cape Town - R800
Cape Town to Garden Route - R800
Johannesburg to W Cape / Kwazulu Natal /
Mpumalanga - R800
W Cape / Kwazulu Natal
/ Mpumalanga to Johannesburg - R800
Johannesburg to Sun City - R300
Durban to Richards Bay - R300
& Collection fee within 25km (o/h R250) (a/h
Delivery & Collection fee GREATER than 25km
R10.00 per kilometre
South Africa to -
Namibia - R4000
Swaziland/Lesotho - R880
Botswana, Gaborone - R2000
Botswana, Maun/Francistown - R3600
Kasane - R2800
Additions, deliveries, extras, and one way drop of fees
are to be used as a guide and are
subject to change without
** All terms and conditions are subject to change without
our fleet of over 8000 cars
car hire rates