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South Africa Car Rental

Why rent with Sixt?

  • 4,000+ rental locations worldwide
  • Affordable car rentals in South Africa
  • Car Hire in South Africa and worldwide
  • Long term rentals available
  • 180,000+ vehicles in our fleet
  • 50,000+ premium rental vehicles
  • 5th largest global car rental company
Sixt rent a car has you covered for car rental in South Africa with affordable rates, premium vehicles and convenient locations. No matter what kind of trip you have planned we have an array of luxury and economy vehicles to accommodate. Get around conveniently with car rental from Sixt in South Africa!

Rent a car in South Africa with Sixt

Blyde River Canyon in Südafrika

Available from our up-to-date, well-maintained fleet is a variety of diverse vehicles. We have compact cars and sedans, sports cars and convertibles, SUVs and vans to meet your budget and mobility needs. Browse our selection and book ahead online or over the phone with our friendly team. While you make your reservation customize your car rental with our deals on add-ons and upgrades. Extras such as child seats, GPS, additional driver coverage, insurance packages and more can help you have an optimal driving experience. Please note we can only guarantee you to receive a vehicle in your chosen car category and not a specific model.

Tips for driving with your car rental in South Africa

Driving in South Africa may differ from what you are used to. We recommend to review the traffic rules and regulations before beginning your journey with your car rental. Here are a few laws to be aware of.

  • In South Africa driving is on the left side of the road, passing is on the right.
  • The wearing of seatbelts is mandatory.
  • Using a mobile phone while driving is against the law, however, drivers may use a hands-free set.
  • The speed limit ranges from 35 to 75 mph depending on the type of road, but be aware speed limits will be posted in kilometers.
  • To rent a car with Sixt in South Africa drivers must possess a valid driver's license from their home country.

Strand in Cape Town in Südafrika

Experience and explore South Africa with Sixt

Home to an impressive 1,739 miles of coastline and amazing geographical and biological diversity, South Africa is a thrilling destination. With your car rental you can take in the top attractions freely and at your own pace. Visit the beautiful beaches and take scenic drives along the bays, rolling green hills and valleys. Or spend time in any of the numerous nature reserves and national parks and enjoy the chance to see the Big Five: the African elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and Cape buffalo. Whether you are heading out on an urban or outdoor adventure in South Africa, let us get you there in comfort and style!