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First in South Africa

Find great prices with First in South Africa, see customer ratings - and book online, quickly and easily

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Wed 1 Mar 2017
Choose Pick-up Date
10
00
Sat 4 Mar 2017
Choose Drop-off Date
10
00
Driver aged between 25 – 70?
Chinese license
Travelling for: Purpose of rental (optional)
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  • No credit card fees
  • No amendment fees
  • 24/7 phone support

Ratings:2,000+

8.1

Why use First Car Rental?

  • Dropping a car off with First Car Rental is quick and easy
  • People are impressed by how clean First Car Rental cars are
  • Our customers said First Car Rental is easy to find

Ratings for First in South Africa

Ratings

  • Overall value for money of your vehicle hire

    7.8
  • Helpfulness of the counter staff

    7.8
  • Time it took to collect your vehicle

    7.0
  • Time it took to drop off your vehicle

    9.3
  • Cleanliness of the vehicle

    8.6
  • Overall condition of the vehicle

    8.0
  • Ease of locating the First Car Rental rental desk or representative

    8.4

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Reviews of First in South Africa

Real customer reviews

Find out what other customers think - so you can decide if First Car Rental is the right company for you.

Anonymous Port Elizabeth Airport 24 February 2017
Excellent boot space fo luggage. Engine slightly under powered.
8.6
Anonymous Johannesburg Airport 21 February 2017
Car was spotless. Rental desk was off-line which delayed the release of the car excessively. Counter assistant would initially not accept the voucher on my smartphone. Eventually her supervisor authorised the transaction.The second disappointment was the car's high mileage (41 000km) and an intrusive mechanical drone (diff whine?). But fine otherwise.
7.4
Keith Cape Town Airport 21 February 2017
easy car collection at CPT, drop off also straight forward Car was a Suzuki Ertiga made in India as opposed to the Nissan that I had ordered. No great problem except tat this car was very underpowered.
8.2
Anandhan Durban Airport 20 February 2017
Good service
8.4
Sharon Cape Town Airport 20 February 2017
No queues at the office, all very quick. Car was also ready and waiting. Nothing to comment on
8.6
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 20 February 2017
The cigarette lighter receptical was not working, which meant that the Garmin that we rented did not work after the battery expired.
8.2
Andrew George Airport 19 February 2017
Good, efficient car. Seemed like a downgrade as not as good as a Tiida. Engine reall oo small for a Cape Town return trip - needed a 6th gear.
8.2
Carmen Cape Town Airport 16 February 2017
We didn't have to wait long to pick up the car we hired. The staff members were all friendly and willing to help. The drop off was easy to locate and the staff was professional. Our third vehicle replacement was an upgrade and a much safer drive. We didn't get the car we wanted but were given a car in the same group. The first car had to be picked up due to a problem with the brakes. We took the replacement back as well as it too had a brake problem. The replacement for that was an upgrade.
7.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 15 February 2017
Car was new so no damage, staff very helpful. Auto gearbox was a bit primitive.
8.4
MALCOLM Johannesburg Airport 06 February 2017
Friendly staff. Car not quite up to usual standard. Only 4k from service. Window switch on passenger side faulty. Company very quick to take R3k deposit but not quick to refund at end of hire. This, however, is a problem with all SA rental companies. Last time it took a month.
8.4

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