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Car Hire in Durban

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Popular car groups in Durban

Small, practical and easy to park, economy cars are ideal for driving through busy city streets. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Ford Focus - 5 Seats

    Ford Focus

    5 2
  • Fiat Panda - 4 Seats

    Fiat Panda

    4 2
  • Fiat 500 - 4 Seats

    Fiat 500

    4 2
  • Ford Fiesta - 5 Seats

    Ford Fiesta

    5 1 1

Top 3 locations in Durban

Durban Airport

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Durban Downtown

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Durban - Royal Hotel Parkade

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Why rent a car in Durban with

Whether you need a car in Downtown Durban or at King Shaka Airport, look no further than Our team negotiate with brands like Europcar, Avis and Hertz to bring you cheap deals you won’t find anywhere else. We are so committed to bringing you the best car hire prices, that if you find the same car from the same supplier cheaper elsewhere, we will beat the quote. You will find a wide range of cars on our site, including economy cars, spacious people carriers and prestige vehicles. Tell us when you need a car using the search form, and then filter the results to quickly find the car best-suited to your needs.

Top Tips

  • While driving in South Africa is relatively safe, always ensure that you keep your windows up and doors locked when stopping at traffic lights — particularly in towns and cities.
  • Unlike many countries, South Africans drive on the left-hand side of the road.
  • Many of the highways linking large towns and cities are toll roads, where you will need either a credit card or the right amount of cash to pay.

Which companies offer best value in Durban?

Europcar often have offers on the cars they provide in Durban. For example, you could get a free GPS or the Collision Damage Waiver with reduced excess at no extra cost. Offers like this will be clearly shown once you search on our site. As a company, we are impartial, with no bias towards any particular rental company. With this in mind, you can see feedback from previous customers next to each listing — these ratings and reviews will help you see how each company compares in terms of customer satisfaction and value for money.

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Day trips from Durban

Shakaland – Zulu Cultural Centre: Situated 156 kilometres from Durban, the Shakaland Zulu Cultural Centre offers an unforgettable Zulu experience. Here, visitors can discover everything there is to know about Zulu life in one exhilarating day. From enjoying a traditional lunch to watching the locals perform their tribal dancing and witnessing the skill and artistry that goes into building huts, making pottery and brewing beer; this hugely popular attraction will provide you with an insight into all cultural aspects of these fascinating people.

Umgeni Steam Railway: Climb aboard a vintage steam train and take a journey back in time on one of South Africa’s oldest railway lines. The Umgeni Steam Railway is located approximately 45 kilometres from Durban, and is a popular attraction for visitors of all ages. There is no better way to take in the stunning landscape that this region has to offer, as the train passes through the Valley of a Thousand Hills between Kloof and Inchanga stations.

Fugitives’ Drift Battlefields Tour: Situated approximately 265 kilometres from Durban is the scene of one of the most famous battles throughout history. Fugitives’ Drift provides fascinating battlefield tours of all the region’s Zulu War battle sites, including Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Led by a registered guide, you can learn of the bravery of the Zulu Army that defeated the British Army at Isandlwana, and listen to the famous story of Rorke’s Drift (where 139 British Soldiers were attacked by 4,000 Zulu warriors).

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