Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Johannesburg
Which car rental companies are near or in Johannesburg?
There are over 14 car rental companies in Johannesburg. Car rental companies such as Bidvest Carlton Centre on 130 Main Street Marshalltown, Europcar on 17 Melle Street, Avis Braamfontein on 29 20th Street, First Braamfontein on Rissik Street Shop D03 Mezzanine Level Park Station, Sixt on Shop D03 Mezzanine Level, Tempest Braamfontein Park Station on Rissik Street, Hertz Parkstation on Park Station Shop 4 1st Floor Level Gauteng, Europcar Main Street on 180 Main Str City & Suburban, Europcar Park Station on Rissik Street, Europcar on Parkstation Rissik Street Mezzanine Level Transit Centre, Budget Marshalltown on 5 Loveday Street Marshalltown, Budget Anglo Hanger Jhb on 143 Smit Street, Hertz on Monument Toyota, Avis Downtown on 5 Loveday Street Marshalltown, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Johannesburg?
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 Johannesburg, 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 Johannesburg?
Do a search for Johannesburg. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Johannesburg from companies such as Europcar on Parkstation Rissik Street Mezzanine Level Transit Centre, Sixt on Shop D03 Mezzanine Level, Europcar Main Street on 180 Main Str City & Suburban, Europcar Park Station on Rissik Street, First Braamfontein on Rissik Street Shop D03 Mezzanine Level Park Station, Budget Marshalltown on 5 Loveday Street Marshalltown, Bidvest Carlton Centre on 130 Main Street Marshalltown, Avis Downtown on 5 Loveday Street Marshalltown and others.
What types of car can I rent in Johannesburg?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, electric cars, small-medium truck-lorry, intermediate elite, suv, cargo van, hybrid cars, jeep, large truck-lorry, moped, mini cars, exotic cars, estate, premium cars, small suv, fullsize elite, minivan, special cars, 5 seater minivan, luxury elite, minibus, luxury cars, standard cars, compact elite, mini elite, convertible, intermediate, economy elite, economy cars, compact cars, fullsize cars, medium suv, 9 seater minivan in Johannesburg with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Johannesburg and South Africa?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in South Africa on Autoprio.com were found at Tempest, First Car Rental, Woodford Exclusive Rentals, Cabs Car Hire, Keddy By Europcar, Bidvest, Comet Car and Firefly. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg and South Africa?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in South Africa are Budget, Thrifty, Europcar, Hertz, Dollar, Sixt, Avis and Alamo. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Johannesburg?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Johannesburg are e.g. Milpark Hospital, The Firs Parking, Blubird Shoping Center, Museum and Extra Zoo Parking, Gold Reef City, Linden Swimming Pool Parking, Gold Reef City Hotel, Metrobus Depot, Sappi, Arbour Square, Parkview Golf Club Visitor Parking, Under Cover Parking, Absa Parking Garage, Uj Rugby B Parking, Gautrain Parking, Gold Reef City Parking, The Zone Rosebank Parking, Zoo Lake Swimming Pool, Apartheid Museum, 1st Years Parking, Parking Area, Macdonalds Parking, Sci Bono Parking, Parkview Golf Club Members Parking etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Johannesburg?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Johannesburg are e.g. Engen on Louis Botha Avenue, Petrol Station on 4th Avenue, Sasol, BP, Engen on Club Street, Caltex on Soweto Highway, Engen Petrol Depot, Puma on Rustenburg Road, Zenex, Engen, Ener Gi on Wolhuter Street, Caltex on Gordon Road 131, Caltex, Total Garage, Caltex on Jan Smuts Avenue, BP Express Linden, Caltex on Marcia Street, Shell, Grove Auto City (BP) on Louis Botha Avenue etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Johannesburg?
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 Wonderboom Airport, Pieter Maritzburg Airport, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, Durban-King Shaka Airport, East London Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport, Cape Town Airport and Virginia Airport, instead of Johannesburg. 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 optional extras are available in Johannesburg?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Johannesburg and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Snow Chain Set, Ski Rack, Additional driver, Infant child seat, Roof Rack, Booster seat, Wi-Fi Access, Snow Tyres, Child toddler seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Luggage racks and Electronic toll pass. 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 Johannesburg. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which additional charges could apply in Johannesburg?
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 pick-up, winter tyres, border crossing, senior drivers, young drivers, out-of-hours drop-off and one-way rentals. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Johannesburg.
Compare rental cars and renting of a vehicle from several companies in the city, Johannesburg in South Africa. We compare large companies as well as small and find the best price for all types of cars.
To find the best price, we compare the following companies; Tempest Braamfontein Park Station on Rissik Street, Sixt on Shop D03 Mezzanine Level, Europcar on Parkstation Rissik Street Mezzanine Level Transit Centre, Budget Anglo Hanger Jhb on 143 Smit Street, Bidvest Carlton Center on 130 Main Street Marshalltown, Europcar Main Street on 180 Main Str City & Suburban, Avis Downtown on 5 Loveday Street Marshalltown, Avis Braamfontein on 29 20th Street, Hertz Parkstation on Park Station Shop 4 1st Floor Level Gauteng, Europcar on 17 Melle Street, Hertz on Monument Toyota, Europcar Park Station on Rissik Street, First Braamfontein on Rissik Street Shop D03 Mezzanine Level Park Station, Budget Marshalltown on 5 Loveday Street Marshalltown. Rental cars are available at Johannesburg’s travel centre, train stations (Jeppe Metrorail Station) and airports like Rand Johannesburg Airport 12 km (7 mi), Johannesburg Oliver Reginald Tambo Jan Smuts Airport 21 km (13 mi), Grand Central Airport 26 km (16 mi) and Lanseria International Airport 32 km (20 mi), JNB. 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.
Information about Johannesburg
About the city Johannesburg (IGoli, Joburg, EGoli, Jo’anna), located in the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality part, Gauteng province, South Africa. It is the county seat in the region. 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 3th largest town/district in South Africa. The town has about 2,026,500 (2015) inhabitants. The community and town is about 1767 meters (5,797 ft) above sea level. Larger surrounding cities/communities are Soweto (c. 1,695,000 pop), Pretoria (c. 1,619,400 pop), Benoni (c. 605,300 pop), Tembisa (c. 511,700 pop), Vereeniging (c. 474,700 pop) and Boksburg (c. 445,200 pop). Smaller villages, communities and suburbs nearby are Orange Farm, Eden Glen, Eastleigh, Eden Glen Ext 60, Modderfontein, Marshalltown, Johannesburg CBD, Newtown and Fairview. Regardless of how long you are staying the city there are things to experience and do. Bus stop? These stations and stops are located in the city, Gautrain Sandton Station, Coronationville, Helen Joseph, Harrison Street, Gautrain Park Station Bus Station, BRT Bus Station Under Construction. Find out more about the car rental companies in City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
Tips and recommendations in Johannesburg on activities, museums, experiences, attractions, places, events and destinations you can visit during your trip. Newmarket (SA) Race course, Turffontein Racecourse, Newmarket(SA) Race track, Newmarket Park Racecourse and Newmarket (SA) Racecourse are located within a walking distance if you want to game on horses, in horse racing or harness racing or see motor sports. James Hall Transport Museum, Lindfield Victorian House Museum, Crush Museum, Johannesburg Planetarium, Apartheid Museum, Museum Africa, Museum of African Design, Katyn Memorial, National Museum of Military History and Johannesburg Art Gallery are located close to the town center. A day at the museums and art galleries of Johannesburg? To watch and experience football, sports and concerts etc. you can visit FNB Stadium (Soccer City), Bill Jardine Stadium, Orlando Stadium, Emirates Airline Park (Coca Cola Park), Union Stadium, Wembley Stadium and Raceway, Alexandra Stadium, Wanderers Cricket Ground, Wits Sturrock Park, Johannesburg Stadium and Rand Stadium.
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Van Rental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, Car Rental Wonderboom Airport and Cheap Car Hire Lanseria Airport. Rent a car during your stay in Johannesburg and explore the surrounding areas.
Car rental companies in Johannesburg, South Africa
When you are looking for rental cars we compare these companies; Sixt, Firefly, Woodford Exclusive Rentals, Alamo, Keddy By Europcar, First Car Rental, Thrifty, Dollar, Hertz, Budget, Avis, Europcar, Bidvest, Cabs Car Hire, Tempest and Comet Car, all with offices on site or in the region. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, Wonderboom Airport, Lanseria Airport and Grand Central Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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