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Pretoria Car Rental Deals

With a car rental in Pretoria from Sixt, you can cruise the streets of the administrative capital of South Africa in style. Observe the numerous diverse neighborhoods that make up this vibrant city or enjoy a drive along the Voortrekker Monument with your rental car. Pick up your premium rent a car from one of our three locations and explore all the wonderful things that this city has to offer. From the National Zoo to the renowned and historically significant Union Building, you can experience all Pretoria has to offer with our rental cars.

 
  • Centurion
    8 Baobab Nook
    0051 Centurion

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 17:00
    Sa.08:00 - 13:00
    Book at this location

  • Pretoria
    1270 Stanza Bopape Street
    1620 Pretoria

    Mo. - Fr.07:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.08:00 - 13:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 13:00
    Book at this location

  • Pretoria Menlyn/BMW
    Cnr Garsfontein & Corobay Str
    1620 Pretoria

    Mo. - Fr.07:30 - 17:00
    Sa.08:30 - 12:00
    Book at this location

  • Centurion

    Sixt rent a car
    8 Baobab Nook
    0051 Centurion

    Mo. - Fr.08:00 - 17:00
    Sa.08:00 - 13:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles

  • Pretoria Hatfield

    Sixt rent a car
    1270 Stanza Bopape Street
    1620 Pretoria

    Mo. - Fr.07:00 - 18:00
    Sa. - Su.08:00 - 13:00
    Bank Holiday08:00 - 13:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

  • Pretoria Menlyn/BMW

    Sixt rent a car
    Cnr Garsfontein & Corobay Str
    1620 Pretoria

    Mo. - Fr.07:30 - 17:00
    Sa.08:30 - 12:00

    Available vehicle categories: Compact Cars & Sedans, Sports cars & convertibles, 4x4 / SUV

Sixt Car Rental in Pretoria

Our Services | Traffic Information | Sixt Tips | Sightseeing Destinations | Business Travel

What to Do in Pretoria in Winter 2019

It will be hot if you visit the city between December and March, their summer. January is the hottest month, with an average temperature of 75 degrees, and you will also see the most rain during this time. However, Pretoria offers an array of activities to partake in during all kinds of weather. A visit to the National Zoological Gardens gives you the chance to observe its unique selection of more than 3,100 animals. Or see the fastest animals in the world exercise at the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre. If you are looking for something indoors, you can visit the Sammy Marks Museum to see how people lived during colonial times. The President Paul Kruger House shows the life of the former State President of South Africa. It is a good idea to rent a vehicle with air conditioning in order to stay comfortable in the hot temperatures.

Our Services

You can easily book your rental car online through us before hitting the streets of this charming city. A car rental in Pretoria offers a variety of premium rental vehicles to cater for all your travel requirements. Select from either luxury or economy sedans, SUVs, convertibles, minivans, and passenger vans to cruise the streets in comfort and style. Check out our car rental deals, like saving money on prepaid rentals, for your next stay in the city. We offer comprehensive car rental service with a diverse of extras to make your journey run smoothly.

    Some of the available extras when you rent a car in Pretoria:

  • GPS
  • Additional drivers
  • Extended roadside cover
  • Child seats for small children, babies, and toddlers
  • Accident cover and supplemental liability protection


Traffic Information

Road infrastructure in South Africa is mostly good when driving on national roads, although most of these between the main centers have tolls. Be sure to check the toll fees prior to your departure and you can pay using either a credit card or cash. Traffic jams during rush hours in Pretoria are almost guaranteed, and worse in the morning than in the evening. During the winter rainy season, be sure to make sure that your route is not affected by flooding. And be aware that rural roads are likely to have potholes and are not well surfaced.


Sixt Tips

One piece of trivia about Pretoria is that Winston Churchill was once held captive at the Staats Model School in Pretoria, only to escape and later flee to Mozambique Churchill would rise to become the British Prime Minister from 1940 to 1945 as well as from 1951 to 1955. The city is popularly known as the Jacaranda City owing to the more than 50,000 Jacaranda trees that line the streets and carpet the city in purple during spring. The trees were initially imported from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1888 by a resident of the city. Animal lovers will delight in the many animal sanctuaries and parks in and near the city.


Sightseeing Destinations

Rent a car in Pretoria and explore the numerous attractions such as the Pretoria National Botanic Garden, a 76-hectare peaceful oasis in the eastern part of the city. These gardens showcase more than half of South African tree species as well as numerous flowering plants, aloes, cycads, and other stunning collections. Set high on a hilltop south of downtown Pretoria, is the Voortrekker Monument which is one of the most visited historic monuments in the country. The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa offers a full day of animal fun for the whole family. This massive zoo boasts of a collection of animals from all over the world, as well as the only inland aquarium in the country where guests can observe many species of fish such as the ragged tooth sharks. Or you can visit the Wonderboom Nature Reserve where you will see many animals while you picnic or go for a walk.

    Distance from Wonderboom National Airport:

  • To Voortrekker Monument via M1: 13.8 miles, 30 minutes
  • To the National Zoological Gardens via M1 and R101: 8.5 miles, 20 minutes
  • To the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre via N4 and R513: 19.3 miles, 24 minutes


Business Travel

A car rental in Pretoria allows you to easily do business in hub of fashion, commerce, and culture. The city center is only a 25-minute drive from the airport, making it easier for business travelers to get to their meetings quickly after landing. Rental cars are the best option for business travelers in this city to get around, although factor in extra time for traffic.

 
 

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