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South Africa Car Hire

South Africa Car Hire from reputable South African Car Hire Companies: Once you've found the perfect accommodation in South Africa for your holiday you will need to find reliable South African car hire companies to assist you with your car rental arrangements. Rent a car easily over the Internet for your holiday in South Africa - and then Deal Direct and SAVE! Both International and local South African car hire companies hire a wide range of vehicles, from luxury cars to budget vehicles ... [cont.]

For the best deals it is advisable to pre-book your car hire before arriving in South Africa. Car hire is available from most locations throughout South Africa and one-way rentals between certain locations is available.

Valid Drivers License:
To hire a car in South Africa you must be in possession of a valid drivers license and carry it with you at all times. Any valid driver’s licence is accepted provided it bears the photograph and signature of the holder and is printed in English. Everyone who is going to drive the car in South Africa must be named and must show their licence. There are age limitations when renting cars in South Africa. While some rental car companies will accept 18 year olds, many will not rent to anyone under the age of 25.

Planning to drive a car in South Africa?
Make sure you know these important facts about driving in our country:
1. Vehicles are right hand drive and travel on the left hand side of the road.
2. Wearing a seat belt is compulsory in South Africa.
3. All distances and speed limits are in kilometres.
4. Watch out for animals on the road in rural areas.
5. Speed limits in urban areas: 60 km per hour.
6. Speed limits in rural areas: 100 km per hour.
7. Speed limits on freeways: 120 km per hour unless otherwise indicated.
8. Petrol (Gas) stations are not self-help. It is customary to tip the attendant R5.00 - R10.00 (R15.00 on long trips where tyres are inflated, windows washed, oil checked etc. etc).
9. Using a mobile phone whilst driving a car in South Africa is illegal (use a hands-free kit). [hide]

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Looking for Things To Do on your holiday?
See Things To Do in South Africa or visit South Africa Events to see if any festivals or annual events are taking place during your stay. Also visit Outdoor Activities in South Africa for some inspiration.

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