Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Durban
Which car rental companies are near or in Durban?
There are over 17 car rental companies in Durban. Car rental companies such as Europcar on King Shaka Airport Building 1 Kiosk 2 The Farm King Shaka Airport no 15124 1270 Coins Temp Road Canelands, Woodford Group Head Office on 14 Overport Drive Berea, Hertz Hilton on 12 14 Walnut Road Central, Bidvest Cbd on 108 Bram Fischer Road Central, Dollar on 110 Florence Nzama Street North Beach, Europcar on 216 Stalwart Simelane Street Central, Sixt Airport on Building 2, Budget Downtown on 190 Ke Masinga Road Stamford Hill, Woodford Group Commercial Cbd on 34 Hunter Street South Beach, Tempest City on 216 Stalwart Simelane Street Central, Thrifty on Intl Ap, Budget South Delivery on 102 Joe Slovo Street, Thrifty City on 125 Bram Fischer Road, Budget Ordnance Road on 3 Prior Road Central, First on 206 Doctor Pixley Kaseme Street, Avis Downtown on 190 Ke Masinga Road Central, Sixt on 206 Doctor Pixley Kaseme Street, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Durban?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Durban, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How can I find car rental near me in Durban?
Do a search for Durban. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Durban from companies such as Bidvest Cbd on 108 Bram Fischer Road Central, Sixt Airport on Building 2, Avis Downtown on 190 Ke Masinga Road Central, Hertz Hilton on 12 14 Walnut Road Central, Tempest City on 216 Stalwart Simelane Street Central, First on 206 Doctor Pixley Kaseme Street, Woodford Group Commercial Cbd on 34 Hunter Street South Beach, Europcar on 216 Stalwart Simelane Street Central and others.
What types of car can I rent in Durban?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, small-medium truck-lorry, moped, cargo van, suv, medium suv, convertible, small suv, intermediate elite, special cars, electric cars, minibus, fullsize cars, minivan, economy cars, 5 seater minivan, compact elite, mini elite, luxury elite, standard cars, exotic cars, hybrid cars, jeep, economy elite, intermediate, estate, 9 seater minivan, fullsize elite, compact cars, premium cars, luxury cars, large truck-lorry, mini cars in Durban with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Durban and South Africa?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in South Africa on Autoprio.com were found at Woodford Exclusive Rentals, Firefly, First Car Rental, Bidvest, Cabs Car Hire, Comet Car, Keddy By Europcar and Tempest. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Durban than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Durban and South Africa?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in South Africa are Europcar, Alamo, Thrifty, Sixt, Hertz, Avis, Dollar and Budget. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Durban?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Durban are e.g. Woolworths Parking, Ushaka Car Park, A1 Visitors Parking Lot Ukzn Westville Campus, Ushaka Marine World, Cowey Centre Parking, Mcdonalds etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Durban?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Durban are e.g. Caltex, Cowey Centre Motors, Total, Shell on South Road, Shell on Joe Slovo Street, Engen on Mildene Place, Engen on Joyce Road, Engen on Kenneth Kaunda Road, BP on Grays Inn Road, BP, Engen, Sasol Delight, Total on Dr Yusuf Dadoo Street, Engen on Chris Ntuli Road, Engen on Ingcuce Road, Total on Swapo Road, Re Fuel, Shell, Engen on St James Avenue, Caltex on Mackeurtan Avenue etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Durban?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, Virginia Airport, Pieter Maritzburg Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport, Durban-King Shaka Airport, Cape Town Airport, East London Airport and Wonderboom Airport, instead of Durban. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Which additional charges could apply in Durban?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers, winter tyres, out-of-hours pick-up and senior drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Durban.
Which optional extras are available in Durban?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Durban and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Roof Rack, Wi-Fi Access, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Luggage racks, Electronic toll pass, Ski Rack, Additional driver, Snow Chain Set and Snow Tyres. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Durban. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
We compare large companies as well as small and find the best price for all types of cars. Compare rental cars and renting of a vehicle from several companies in the town, Durban in South Africa.
Sixt Airport on Building 2, Europcar on King Shaka Airport Building 1 Kiosk 2 The Farm King Shaka Airport no 15124 1270 Coins Temp Road Canelands, Budget Downtown on 190 Ke Masinga Road Stamford Hill, Europcar on 216 Stalwart Simelane Street Central, Avis Downtown on 190 Ke Masinga Road Central, Thrifty on Intl Ap, Sixt on 206 Doctor Pixley Kaseme Street, Hertz Hilton on 12 14 Walnut Road Central, Budget South Delivery on 102 Joe Slovo Street, Tempest City on 216 Stalwart Simelane Street Central, First on 206 Doctor Pixley Kaseme Street, Woodford Group Head Office on 14 Overport Drive Berea, Dollar on 110 Florence Nzama Street North Beach, Woodford Group Commercial Cbd on 34 Hunter Street South Beach, Thrifty City on 125 Bram Fischer Road, Bidvest Cbd on 108 Bram Fischer Road Central, Budget Ordnance Road on 3 Prior Road Central are the companies we compare in the city and in KwaZulu-Natal to find the best price. Rental cars are available at Durban’s travel centre, train stations and airports like Virginia Durban Airport 10 km (6 mi), Durban King Shaka La Mercy Airport 29 km (18 mi) and Pieter Maritzburg Airport 65 km (40 mi), DUR and ports/ferry terminals like Port of Durban. A car rental service where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you pick up the car. Easy and safe online booking of rental cars. Search for a city, airport etc. and choose a pick up place.
More about Durban
About the town Durban (ITheku, Port Natal), located in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality part, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. It is the central city in the area. 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 2th largest town/district in South Africa. The population of the town is about 3,120,300 in 2018. Smaller villages, communities and suburbs nearby are South Beach, Addington, Kingsmead, Greystreet Complex and North Beach. Regardless of how long you are staying the town there are things to experience and do. Pietermaritzburg (c. 750,800 pop), Mpumalanga (c. 140,100 pop), KwaDukuza (c. 59,900 pop), Scottburgh (c. 23,900 pop) and eMkhomazi (c. 20,400 pop) are larger neighboring communities and cities. The community/city is located about 21 MASL (69 ft). Nearby bus stops and bus stations are Montclair, Greyhound, Intercape, Trans Lux, SA Road Link, Taxi to Inchanga and Durban Metro Bus Service. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.
Sights, Attractions and Activities
Suggestions and tips on what to do in the town Durban, attractions, places, events, museums, experiences, activities and tips on destinations to visit during your stay. Close to Durban there are castles worth seeing such as Steinbank Castle. Close to the town centre, the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Kings Park Stadium, Princess Magogo Stadium and Kingsmead Cricket Stadium’s are located. See the different teams in town play or are you craving some football? Or want to see a concert? A day at the museums and art galleries of the city? These are located in the central parts of the city at Old Court House Museum, Natal Maritime Museum and Old House Museum.
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Cheap Car Hire Durban-King Shaka Airport, Cheap Van Rental Pieter Maritzburg Airport and Rental Cars Virginia Airport. Prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees etc in Durban.
Car rental companies in Durban, South Africa
Keddy By Europcar, Avis, Firefly, Europcar, Hertz, Cabs Car Hire, Woodford Exclusive Rentals, Tempest, First Car Rental, Thrifty, Sixt, Dollar, Alamo, Bidvest, Comet Car and Budget are the companies we compare in the city and in the region to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Durban-King Shaka Airport, Pieter Maritzburg Airport and Virginia Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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