Cape Town’s preferred vehicle hire company

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Wherever the road takes you...

Welcome to the home of the most preferred, independent, car rental Cape Town company. With over 350 meticulously maintained cars to choose from, we have a "cheapie" to meet every need. From the iconic Mark 1 Golf to the adventurous Toyota Urban Cruiser and everything else in between.

We have a large range of automatics for those who are not familiar with the manual or 'stick' shift. Our deal includes standard vehicle cover, *unlimited km's, 24/7 roadside assistance and all contract fees.

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What you need
to hire our

  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Passport or ID
  • Deposit excess from R2 500
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Need an airport transfer?
No problem.

  • We can collect you from the airport
  • We charge R200 on weekdays (R250 on weekends) for this service per trip
  • As we offer cheaper daily car rental rates you will make this money back
  • At the end, we can transfer you back to the airport again
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Have any questions?

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Established 2006

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Over 350 vehicles meticulously maintained

Unlimited mileage
*t&c's apply

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Ride with us!

24/7 Roadside assistance

Testimonials that make us gush with pride

5 mins from Cape Town & 15 mins from Cape Town International Airport

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Thousands upon Thousands of Happy Travellers

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Our FAQs have been carefully crafted to help answer any questions you may have.

Yes, we offer various payment methods that enable you to pay for your car rental including debit card, credit

card, electronic transfer and online via PayGenius

We are conveniently located at 30 Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town. A mere 15 kilometers from Cape Town International Airport. Our cars are collected from and returned to our offices in Paarden Eiland. We also offer shuttle services to and from the airport.

Payment for car hire including the refundable deposit, is paid upfront when collecting the vehicle. During our high season we request a security deposit to secure your booking.

We accommodate both long and short term rentals – anywhere from 3 days to 3 years.

The Standard Cover included in your rental rate covers you for damages or loss sustained to the vehicle.

Liability/excess amount ranges from R18 000 to R30 000 depending on vehicle type.

Risk can be minimized by taking the Damage Waiver or Super Waiver Plus.

Damage Waiver – slightly reduced liability/excess payable; amounts range from R12 000 to R18 000.
No excess payable on minor dents, minor scratches and impression dents.
(Excludes Gravel Road Driving & Hubs, Rims and Mags)

Super Damage Waiver Plus - includes the Damage Waiver and also offers very low liability/excess amounts ranging from R2 500 to
R6 500.

You can also supplement this with the Tyre and Windscreen Waiver which includes no excess payable on replacement of tyre (max of 2) and windscreen (max of 1)
(Excludes hub caps and rims and any other glass)
NB: Null and void if the vehicle was driven on untarred roads
*prices vary according to vehicle class and rental duration

You will receive the car with a full tank of fuel. The vehicle is to be returned with a full tank of fuel. We request that you fill up at one of the fuel stations in Paarden Eiland and keep the fuel slip to produce to one of our Customer Service Agents upon return. By doing this, we ensure that our next customer receives the car with a full tank of fuel.

If you do not have time to refuel the car we will refuel it on your behalf and charge you a R60.00 administration fee. The fuel can then be paid by you while you are at our premises or we can deduct it of your deposit.

Days are calculated on a 24-hour basis, with a grace period of 59 minutes allowed for late returns. If the grace period is exceeded, the car will be billed for an additional day thereafter.

Yes, all rental cars can be collected and returned only to 30 Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland.

You don’t pay extra for the car, but there is a standard non credit card payment fee of R300.00 charged. This fee covers the additional administration and merchant fees.

We process the refund of your deposit within 2 business days after the car has been returned. Depending on what payment methods were used and respective banks, the funds can take anywhere between three to fourteen business days to reflect in your account.

Yes you can. Extensions are subject to availability and rate changes. We advise that you request your extension at least 48 hours prior to your due date.

Yes, we require a refundable deposit to be paid for every car rental.

Due to excessive wear and tear, we only allow our Landcruiser and Hilux ranges to go on untarred roads. We do however allow our cars on extended untarred driveways (up to a maximum of 1 kilometer) which will enable you to use the car to visit wine farms in and around Cape Town

We understand you are in Cape Town on holiday and cleaning a rental car is the last thing on your mind. We will do the dirty work for you from as little as R80.00

We offer a variety of extras to enhance your rental experience in Cape Town. Some of the extras we have are roof racks for the surfers, GPS Units for the travelers, baby seats for the parents and bicycle racks for the adventurous.

Rentals of 7 days and less that is returned prior to return date is not refunded.
We refund 70% of the remaining days for rentals of 8 days or more that is returned 4 days or more prior to return date.