Drive South Africa: Car Hire, 4x4 Hire, Campers & Luxury Cars
Renting a vehicle has never been easier.
Drive South Africa is your complete online motor vehicle resource, supplying a wide range of car rental, 4x4 hire, campervan rental, chauffeur and transfer services across Southern Africa.
Originally founded in 2002 as just a Cape Town car hire operator, we now offer a comprehensive car rental service in countries throughout Southern Africa, such as South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
We are your one-stop wheel shop promising you outstanding service from a passionate team of travel experts dedicated to you.
We’ll give you sound travel advice.
With just under two decades worth of travel experience in not only Cape Town but Southern Africa as a whole, we’re well equipped to provide you with expert, authentic advice to make your journey as smooth as possible.
We have 4x4 specialists who have themselves driven through South Africa, Botswana and Namibia and know every nook and cranny of the bushveld.
Driving tools, tips & information
While motorists in Southern Africa follow a standard road code, there are bylaws and local customs that are distinct to particular countries. We've put together several features highlighting these laws and customs, as well as some useful tips and information concerning the countries of Southern Africa and their driving practices.
Driving Tips & InformationA quick guide to driving in South Africa, tips, info, driving law and more. Driving Tips & South Africa Driving Information
Driving SafetyMake your trip an incident free one with this guide to road safety in SA. Road Safety in South Africa
Driving Directions & Cost EstimateGet driving directions for your trip on a printable map, as well as an instant estimate for your South Africa car hire and fuel costs. South Africa Driving Directions & Fuel Cost Estimate
Driving Distance ChartView distances between South Africa's major destinations, cities and towns. South Africa Driving Distances Chart
What else can Drive South Africa do?
Drive South Africa is so much more than just a Southern African car hire company. We also offer transfers and chauffeur services in South Africa, 4x4 hire and a hand-picked selection of some of Southern Africa's most exciting self-drive adventures and tranquil self-drive tours.
Find A TourTake a self drive tour through South Africa, Botswana or Namibia. View Self Drive Tours
TransfersDrive South Africa provides affordable South Africa airport transfers and efficient point-to-point transfer services. Go to Transfers
Chauffeur DrivesSouth Africa Chauffeur Drives, a convenient and professional means of mobilising yourself in South Africa's major cities. Go to Chauffeur Drives
Latest SpecialsCar Hire Special Offers, don't miss out on these great deals. Check out our Specials
Why Book With Drive South Africa?
- We only use top car hire companies
- Easily compare prices
- Dedicated customer services
- No Amendment fees
- No Credit card fees
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