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* The prices were calculated on 01.02.2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Cape Town Int. Airport starting on 08.02.2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.
Good to know when renting in South Africa
What's the minimum age to rent a car in South Africa?
To rent a car with SIXT at South Africa you need to be at least 23 with a valid license. Some car categories have a higher minimum rental age, and an underage driver fee may apply.
Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?
At SIXT you can either pay online or when you pick up your car in South Africa.
What documents do I need to rent a car in South Africa?
You need a valid driver’s license held for at least 1 year, depending on the car category. You might also need an International Driving Permit or official translation of the license.
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Customer reviews & feedback
Leonard H.
Affordable rentals!
Amrita R.
V hired a car for our vocation trip wid family.. And v r more dan happy.. Dey r d ppl I surely recommend.. Thanks for d service
Dominic N.
Friendly and efficient staff.
Thomas A.
The place is now called first rent a car. Pretty hard to find, since it's not really the right adress. Otherwise everything went as planned and service was good
Boitshoko M.
daniele c.
Good staff and quickly release
Nokulunga N.
Love love love
Morné B.
Great service!
Maxime T.
All good, clear car, nice staff!
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FAQs about rentals in South Africa
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