Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Port Elizabeth
Which car rental companies are near or in Port Elizabeth?
There are over 19 car rental companies in Port Elizabeth. Car rental companies such as Hertz on Airport West Road Schoenmakerskop, Budget Coach Charter Eastern Cape on 85 Perl Road, Budget Downtown on Fair View Greenacres Auto Centre Corner Newmarket Road & Ring Road, Tempest on Allister Miller Drive Schoenmakerskop, Bidvest Greenacres on De Havilland Street Greenacres, Cabs on 90 Heugh Road Walmer, Sixt on No 1 de Havilland Street Walmer, Thrifty on Allister Miller Dr Walmer, Budget on Allister Miller, Avis, Avis Van Rental on 125 Albert Road Walmer, Comet on 54 Union Road Walmer, First on No 1 de Havilland Street Ave, Alpha Cabs on 60 6th Avenue Newton Park, Bidvest Pe Airport on Forest Hill, Thrifty Depot on 57 Heugh Road Walmer, Europcar on International Airport Allister Miller Drive Schoenmakerskop, Avis Greenacres on Auto Centre Cnr Newmarket & Ring Roads Greenacres, Woodford Group on Car Terminal, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Port Elizabeth?
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 Port Elizabeth, 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 Port Elizabeth?
Do a search for Port Elizabeth. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Port Elizabeth from companies such as Comet on 54 Union Road Walmer, Tempest on Allister Miller Drive Schoenmakerskop, Budget on Allister Miller, Cabs on 90 Heugh Road Walmer, Woodford Group on Car Terminal, Avis Greenacres on Auto Centre Cnr Newmarket & Ring Roads Greenacres, Bidvest Greenacres on De Havilland Street Greenacres, Hertz on Airport West Road Schoenmakerskop and others.
What types of car can I rent in Port Elizabeth?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as economy cars, special cars, mini elite, medium suv, mini cars, minibus, cargo van, exotic cars, moped, compact cars, premium cars, small-medium truck-lorry, small suv, 7 seater minivan, convertible, intermediate, minivan, standard cars, intermediate elite, 5 seater minivan, large truck-lorry, luxury cars, luxury elite, economy elite, electric cars, jeep, 9 seater minivan, hybrid cars, fullsize elite, fullsize cars, compact elite, estate, suv in Port Elizabeth with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Port Elizabeth and South Africa?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in South Africa on Autoprio.com were found at Cabs Car Hire, Comet Car, Keddy By Europcar, Woodford Exclusive Rentals, Firefly, Bidvest, First Car Rental and Tempest. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth and South Africa?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in South Africa are Hertz, Avis, Dollar, Europcar, Alamo, Sixt, Thrifty and Budget. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Port Elizabeth?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Port Elizabeth are e.g. Covered Parking, Swartkops, Flat Rock on Marine Drive, Rental Parking, Short Stay Parking, Fnb Newton Place on Newton Street 16 etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Port Elizabeth?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Port Elizabeth are e.g. BP, Total on Admiralty Way 10, Engen on Rink Street, Sasol on Strandfontein Road, Sasol on 17th Avenue, Engen on Heugh Road, Engen Millennium Convenience Centre on Uitenhage Road, BP on Main Road, Caltex on Marine Drive 1, Caltex on William Moffet Expressway, Caltex on Bethelsdorp Road, Engen on Allister Miller Drive, Engen, Total, Caltex, Tyre & Tube Convenience Centre, Shell on Heugh Road, BP on Heugh Road, Shell, Total on Grahamstown Road, Caltex on Marine Drive, Total on 17th Avenue etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Port Elizabeth?
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 Durban-King Shaka Airport, Cape Town Airport, East London Airport, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, Virginia Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport, Pieter Maritzburg Airport and Wonderboom Airport, instead of Port Elizabeth. 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 Port Elizabeth?
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: border crossing, senior drivers, out-of-hours pick-up, one-way rentals, winter tyres, out-of-hours drop-off and young drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Port Elizabeth.
Which optional extras are available in Port Elizabeth?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Port Elizabeth and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Electronic toll pass, Infant child seat, Additional driver, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Wi-Fi Access, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Snow Tyres, Luggage racks, Snow Chain Set and Roof Rack. 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 Port Elizabeth. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can otherwise only be booked on site. Comparison of rental cars and car hires from several businesses in the town of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Sixt on No 1 de Havilland Street Walmer, Avis Van Rental on 125 Albert Road Walmer, Hertz on Airport West Road Schoenmakerskop, Avis, Thrifty on Allister Miller Dr Walmer, Europcar on International Airport Allister Miller Drive Schoenmakerskop, Cabs on 90 Heugh Road Walmer, Thrifty Depot on 57 Heugh Road Walmer, Bidvest Pe Airport on Forest Hill, Bidvest Greenacres on De Havilland Street Greenacres, Tempest on Allister Miller Drive Schoenmakerskop, Alpha Cabs on 60 6th Avenue Newton Park, First on No 1 de Havilland Street Ave, Avis Greenacres on Auto Center Cnr Newmarket & Ring Roads Greenacres, Budget Downtown on Fair View Greenacres Auto Center Corner Newmarket Road & Ring Road, Comet on 54 Union Road Walmer, Budget Coach Charter Eastern Cape on 85 Perl Road, Woodford Group on Car Terminal, Budget on Allister Miller are the companies we compare near Port Elizabeth to find the best price. Rental cars are available at Port Elizabeth’s travel centre, train stations and airports like Port Elizabeth H. F. Verwoerd Airport 3 km (2 mi), PLZ and ferry terminals and ports (Port Elizabeth). 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 Port Elizabeth
About the town Port Elizabeth (Ibhayi), located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality part, Eastern Cape 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 6th largest town/district in South Africa. Regardless of how long you are staying the town there are things to experience and do. South End, Hallack Rock, Humewood, Port Elizabeth Airport and Mount Road are small villages, suburbs and communities nearby. Uitenhage (c. 228,900 pop) and Kirkwood (c. 10,100 pop) are larger neighboring communities and cities. The community/city is located about 75 MASL (246 ft). The population of the town is about 967,700 in 2018. Intercity Bus Station are stops and bus stations in the city. Learn more about which companies are located in the country.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
A few suggestions on events, attractions, museums, activities, experiences, places and destinations in Port Elizabeth which are worth a visit during your vacation in the town. You are welcome to visit old fortresses, strongholds and forts such as Fort Fredrick. Red location Museum, Nelson Mandela Art Museum, Bayworld PE Museum, St Croix Motor Museum, South End Museum and South African Airforce Museum are located nearby. Maybe a day at the museums and art galleries of the town? Bird Rock, Humewood Beach, Kings Beach, Shark Rock Pier and Pollock Beach are beaches that are close to the community if you want to relax, swim and sunbathe.
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Car rental companies in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Woodford Exclusive Rentals, Avis, Europcar, Sixt, Keddy By Europcar, Cabs Car Hire, Tempest, Alamo, Bidvest, Firefly, Hertz, Comet Car and First Car Rental are the companies we compare near Port Elizabeth to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Port Elizabeth Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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