Getting there
Car hire


Imagine driving with no traffic jams, wide-open spaces, dramatic mountain ranges and mile after mile of stunning coastline.

In South Africa, you are spoilt for choice with good quality roads that enable you to get around safely and quickly.

You will also have the added comfort of driving on the left, making getting about so much more relaxed.
Our preferred suppliers of choice in South Africa for our clients is Budget Rent-a-car and Europcar.

Car hire going Green

We are starting to take delivery of VW Polo Blue motion cars that are amongst the lowest emission cars. By next spring most of the fleet will be made up of these cars.

Budget has over 100 locations across South Africa so there is always one close to you. All major Airports have Budget depots as well as many Railway stations. If you would rather pick up your car later, why not ask for a quote for a private transfer to your Hotel from the airport. There is also a large selection of Europcar depots to ensure you are fully covered for your car hire needs wherever you travel in South Africa.

We can then have your car delivered to the hotel at a later date.

Things you need to know
  • Realistic speed limits 120kms. (75 mph) on major roads and 100kms (60mph) on secondary roads
  • All fuel has to be paid for in cash but many garages have ATM machines
  • Self service is unheard of and attendants will also clean your windows
  • Distances can be great in South Africa so plan carefully and use our expertise to enjoy your trip
  • Be careful in Rural and Wilderness areas as the wildlife has yet to learn the Highway Code
Call: 01509 61 88 00 or email holidays@uni-travel.co.uk today.
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