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First in Cape Town

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Ratings:2,000+

7.8

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Ratings for First in Cape Town

Ratings

  • Overall value for money of your vehicle hire

    7.0
  • Helpfulness of the counter staff

    7.5
  • Time it took to collect your vehicle

    7.2
  • Time it took to drop off your vehicle

    9.2
  • Cleanliness of the vehicle

    8.3
  • Overall condition of the vehicle

    7.5
  • Ease of locating the First Car Rental rental desk or representative

    8.2
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Reviews of First in Cape Town

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

Anonymous Cape Town Airport 25 April 2019
Quick service The kilometers writen on inspection sheet was 5km less what was on the clock.
9.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 16 April 2019
good on petrel wind down windows not on
8.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 15 April 2019
The lady at the desk was very helpful even though I was too early to cllect the car. The car was very nice and clean. Nothing
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 01 April 2019
The car went well but was very old Would prefer a newer car next time
8.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 31 March 2019
Excellent service. I arrived earlier than expected and the car had not been returned yet. The staff kept me updated whilst I waited and I collected a clean car before my actual booking time.A pleasant experience.
9.2
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 28 March 2019
Friendliness and helpfulness of the staff Willingness to help with our not being happy with the first car and helpfulness to upgrade First choice was too small and quite old car
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 16 March 2019
I suppose I got what I paid for. Very basic
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 15 March 2019
The car was not as clean as it should have been Car was not washed properly and driver carpet was dirty.
7.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 03 March 2019
Got the car I booked, and not switched into different car Car did have a few marks, more than I would have expected
8.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 01 March 2019
I have no complaints this is not the first time I have rented a car from First Car rental and will continue to do so if the price is right. I visit SA on an annual basis.
9.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 21 February 2019
Very good service. Competent and helpful customer service. N/A
7.6
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 19 February 2019
Waited ages for a car - in fact, we got to know all the other people waiting.... The staff were lovely and tried to keep us happy, but it was a waste of a lovely sunny day The long wait for a car - probably 2 hours later than the time requested
6.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 11 February 2019
We had to go and search for an employee when picking up the car as there was no one around to check the vehicle. Thankfully we were helped by an employee (who was already in her car on her way home)
9.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 27 January 2019
Easy access good size car which did the jon Felt slightly under powered
7.2
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 21 January 2019
The sat nav that I had to pay extra for wasn’t very good, certainly wasn’t reliable.
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 17 January 2019
Long check in procedure (we already entered all info while booking), tires were not pumped well
6.6
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 16 January 2019
Excellent car - no problems, and easy return Computer system was down when we collected the car so the process took a long time ... not the fault of the staff who were polite and friendly
8.6
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 13 January 2019
Friendly service easy to use Car didn't have central locking which was disappointing due to vacation location
6.2
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 09 January 2019
Accessibility The car was not fully pre assessed for minor scratches including wheels
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 09 January 2019
The professionalism
5.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 04 January 2019
My car was not available when I arrived, but the woman who checked me in was very efficient and when I told her that I had an appointment that I had to go to, she gave me an upgrade. Very polite and efficient service! Car was very clean Many people had to wait up to an hour for their cars that were coming from the depot.
7.6
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 04 January 2019
The friendliness and professionalism of the staff. Nothing, everything was better than expected.
8.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 03 January 2019
Speed at the counter. Big Computer screen to enter details to make pick-up faster. Also, I really appreciated the refueling without extra cost. Extremely thorough (at least apparently) inspection at pick-up was a bit off-putting.
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 30 December 2018
Service Initially got offered a smaller car than booked.Got changed
7.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 18 December 2018
Ease of getting car replacement Original vehicle we received had wheel alignment problem and shudder on front axle when brakes was applied above 80 km/hr. Car was replaced without any hassles
6.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 17 December 2018
The fact one can hand car back without refueling . Refueling is done at no charge . Nothing
8.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 02 December 2018
Took 7 days to refund deposit.
7.8
Anonymous Cape Town Downtown - Loop Street 30 November 2018
It was spacious Good stereo Excellent boot space Very economical on fuel It was only a 1.3 petrol It only had 5 gears We had to open the driver door to flick the boot open The indicators are on the wrong side of the steering wheel
9.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 22 November 2018
The car was ready when we arrived. No problem when we returned it. I recommend this company
9.2
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 22 November 2018
Staff friendly and were very helpful long walk from the arrivals to their office
8.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 07 November 2018
Really good service and a good drive!
7.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 30 October 2018
All fine
9.4
Anonymous Cape Town Downtown - Loop Street 01 October 2018
Easy and quick pick up and super quick drop off. Did not get the exact model booked
9.0
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 15 September 2018
Friendly, helpful staff No negative comments to make
8.4
Anonymous Cape Town Downtown - Loop Street 22 August 2018
Friendly people, great car, excellent price!
8.2
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 17 August 2018
Easy to book the car at a good price i CT. Seemed old and well used.
6.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 04 August 2018
Getting our two toddler seats was very difficult
7.2
Anonymous Cape Town Downtown - Loop Street 30 May 2018
Time to pick up car - I put 10-20 minutes but in fact was much longer because of a problem with my bank and credit card. In the meantime, staff has been very patient, polite and helpful.
8.2
Christa Cape Town Airport 13 May 2018
It was not the first time I rented from first car and every time I received excellent service. Thank you Not applicable
9.2
Jennifer Cape Town Airport 07 April 2018
The car rental staff that went through the car with you in the car park they were very nice. Much better than the staff at the car hire counter. I got a car with no central locking which was a pain.
4.6
Pauline Cape Town Airport 07 April 2018
The upgrade was lovely - Very nice car and very comfortable to drive. nothing
8.4
Dennis Cape Town Airport 30 March 2018
Overall it was a good experience and will go with 1st Car Rental again
8.6
Brian Cape Town Airport 25 March 2018
My request for a car with a large enough boot to accommodate 2 sets of golf clubs and 3 trolleys was passed to the Car Rental company and they provided the right vehicle. The VW provided at the airport had not been checked properly. The windscreen was dirty and when I operated the screen washers they were empty. I tried to fill the washers but the water just poured out under the car. First wanted me to return vehicle to Cape Town but I refused & they agreed to bring a replacement to Hermanus.The new Almeria was VG
7.4
Helen Cape Town Airport 23 March 2018
I liked the fact that the deposit less petrol, was paid back the next day.
8.4
Max Cape Town Airport 18 March 2018
Overhaul good condition of the car besides an automatic Corolla, i man good class car, the vehicle missed simple stuffs that make it more confortable like radio control on the steering wheel.
7.4
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 17 March 2018
The car was exactly what I had ordered. If an upgrade was asked for I would have took it as the car was alittle smaller then we required
6.8
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 12 March 2018
Car first provided was Renault dance to - previously I had poor experience. They immediately changed to Toyota Etios which equated to lesser Corolla, and was good. Car ran well with excellent boot. Period had double key for security and ignition -this was fiddly!!
8.0
keith Cape Town Airport 11 March 2018
had a small problem noisy air con fan car was exchanged no problem
8.4
Elizabeth Cape Town Airport 05 March 2018
Good customer service - almost new car - very clean. Nothing.
9.2
Anonymous Cape Town Airport 01 March 2018
Service was excellent
8.2
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