General Rental Information
The renter and the driver have to be in possession of a valid driving license.
The driver has to be in possession of a valid, unendorsed driving license for at least 2 years.
An international driving license is not required, provided the original license is in English.
Please show a valid ID card or passport at time of pick up.
Special rental information by booking of Prepaid rates
A booking can be changed up to 48 hours before the start of the rental (on availability) in return for an alteration charge of 310.00 ZAR. Any payment already made towards the rental will not be refunded; nor shall any differential amount be refunded if this alteration leads to a lesser rental cost.
(Rebooking = RF)
A booking can be cancelled before the rental begins. In the event of cancellation, the payment in advance already made towards the rental shall be paid back subject to a cancellation charge, which will be withheld and shall be in the amount of the rental charge ( including any extras and charges) for a maximum of 3 rental days. Cancellations can be made online or in writing and must be addressed to: Sixt South Africa Headquarters, CMH Car Hire Pty Ltd.
1st Floor CMH Building, 206 Dr Pixley KaSeme Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
Phone:+27 11230 9999
(Cancellation = CL)
In the event that the booked vehicle is not collected or not collected at the agreed time the rental charge already paid shall be withheld in full.
Minimum age in South Africa is 23 and the driver has to be in possession of a valid driving license for at least 2 years.
Conditions of Payment
We accept all credit cards from internationally recognised credit card companies - such as American Express, Diners Club,
Only embossed credit cards are accepted.
We do not accept any prepaid cards or debit cards (Visa Electron).
Checks are not accepted.
Cash Payment is not accepted.
Sixt CarExpress Servicecard is only accepted in combination with a valid Credit Card.
The following credit cards are accepted: Eurocard/Mastercard, American Express, VISA Card. We do not accept any prepaid cards or debit cards (Visa Electron).
The renter must be the owner of the indicated credit card. The authorised driver details and method of payment will be confirmed at reservation stage and cannot be amended. The confirmed credit card should be valid and available for presentation on collection of the vehicle. All extra costs that occur during the car rental will be charged to this credit card.
By booking of a prepaid rate, the credit card will be charged before the start of rental, directly with the estimated total amount of rental. The amount that will be charged on your credit card comprises the price of rental as well as all additional extra fees.
The rental charge (plus any other charges agreed such as, e.g. exemptions from liability, delivery charges, airport charges etc.) plus value added tax in the statutory amount applicable from time to time must, as a matter of principle, be paid in full for the agreed rental period, i.e. if the vehicle is collected late or returned early there shall be no refund.
The full rental amount and deposit will be due upon transfer of the vehicle. The exact deposit is determined on collection since the amount is dependent on the vehicle (approval of the amount of the rental cost, the excess applicable plus 2,000.00 ZAR for additional charges and an fuel deposit). Different amounts are possible.
Please note, that payments with credit card may require the PIN of the credit card.
General Insurance Conditions
Third Party Insurance (TI)
Protection coverage for the vehicle rented includes Third Party Liability with a maximum cover of 5,000,000.00 ZAR for personal injuries and material damages.
Excluded from the protection is the use of the vehicle for the transport of dangerous goods. All protection as part of the rental contract will become void, in particular, if an unauthorized driver has used the vehicle or if the driver of the vehicle does not possess the required driver's license at the time of the event giving rise to claim.
Loss Damage Waiver (LDW)All rates are inclusive of LDW.
Customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
3,000.00 ZAR MDMR, ECMR, EDMR, CCMR
3,500.00 ZAR IDMR, CDMR
4,500.00 ZAR EDAR, FCAR, IVMR
6,500.00 ZAR SDAR, FFMR, FFAR, PDAR, PSAR,
7,000.00 ZAR FPMR, PVMR, LVMR
24,000.00 ZAR PFAR
If LDW is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Top Cover LDW to eliminate the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.
(Loss Damage Waiver = LD)
Glass Damage Waiver (GDW)
Glass Damage Waiver waives your responsibility in the event of damages to the windshield, side windows, rear-window or mirror glass.
The cost of GDW is as follows: all groups 35.00 ZAR per day
If GDW is not accepted, the customer will be held liable for the full value of damages to the windshield, side windows, rear-window or mirror glass.
If GDW is accepted, the customer is only responsible for the following amount: 0.00 ZAR
(Glass Damage Waiver = GT)
Delivery & Collection
During Opening Hours
Up to 25 km a Delivery/Collection Service charge of 400.00 ZAR applies.
For more than 25 km 400.00 ZAR plus 10.00 ZAR per km will be charged.
Out of Opening Hours
Up to 25 km a Delivery/Collection Service charge of 700.00 ZAR applies.
For more than 25 km 700.00 ZAR plus 10.00 ZAR per km will be charged.
(Delivery = DL
Collection = CO)
For One-Way-Rentals within Sixt locations in South Africa a charge between 0.00 ZAR and 1000.00 ZAR applies.
International One-Way Rentals are not allowed.
(One-Way = OW)
Cross Border Rentals & Territorial Restrictions
Cross Border Rentals are allowed to the following countries:
Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
For each month or part thereof:
3,000.00 ZAR Mozambique
1,800.00 ZAR Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe
1,300.00 ZAR Lesotho
1,300.00 ZAR Swaziland
Due to ongoing border policy reviews, please enquire in advance as to which vehicles may be permitted to cross the South African borders. Please note that restrictions also apply to certain countries.
The following car groups are not permitted:
IVMR, SDAR, FCAR, FFAR, PDAR, PSAR, PVMR, PFAR
(Foreign Use Charge = OT)
Premium Location Fee
A Premium Location Fee of 11% on the non reduced basis rental rate (T&M) occurs for rentals at airport.
(Premium Location Fee = Y)
Baby Seat (0-9 months/0-18 kg)
Child Seat (9 months-5 years/2-10years)
For renting a navigation system a credit card must be presented to a subcontracted company.
Accessories are bookable without obligation and subject to availability.
A surcharge per additional driver of 280.00 ZAR per rental applies.
(Additional Driver = AD)
When a vehicle is returned, we top up the tank irrespective of what the fuel gauge reflects. This ensures that each renter receives a full tank.
12,40 ZAR per litre of petrol and 10.89 ZAR per litre Diesel.
Other Fees and Taxes
Administration Fee For Fine
The renter is liable for payment of all traffic/parking fines occuring during the rental.
If the renter has a traffic/parking fine during the rental the renter will be charged an Administration Fee of 250.00 ZAR together with the first settlement-proposition.
(Administration Fee For Fine = "OT")
A Contract Fee of 75.00 ZAR for each month or part thereof applies on all rentals.
(Contract Fee = CF)
All rates include tax/VAT (if incurred).
For partner with individual agreements alternative prices and regulations can apply.
(subject to change)
Terms of booking on this website
The rates on this website are often heavily discounted. This is due to our negotiated rates and bulk buying power. On very rare occasions, a rate may be displayed incorrectly due to our, or a vehicle supplier's error. In such a case, if you book with us at a quoted rate that is incorrect, we will notify you of any price change and give you the option to proceed or cancel. We make every effort to keep information on our site up to date, but we cannot guarantee this website is free of errors or omissions and retain the right to update or change the information published at any time.
To the extent permitted by law we/the owners of this website will not be liable to you or to any third party (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any accident, injury, delay or loss of enjoyment) arising out of your reliance upon information contained on this website, including but not limited to your use (or inability to use) any products or services described or procured through this website.
When you pick up your vehicle, you will be required to sign a rental agreement with the supplier of the vehicle. Your rental and use of the vehicle will be governed by the terms of the rental agreement and any other documentation or information provided to you by the supplier at the time you pick up your vehicle. The rental agreement is between you and the supplier and we will not be liable to you or to any third party in relation to the terms of the supplier's rental agreement or any other documentation provided to you by the supplier at the time of pick up.
While we will make reasonable efforts to ensure we are representing only reputable suppliers, we make no warranty about the fitness or suitability of any third party (supplier) product or service and will not accept responsibility for the quality or fitness of any vehicle. We welcome feedback from our customers on their experience with our suppliers. We may, at our discretion, provide you with reasonable assistance in resolving any dispute you may have with a supplier.
Our total liability to you in relation to your use of this website and the information contained on this website will not exceed the dollar amount of the deposit we have received from you in relation to your booking/rental. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather. Again, we strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. Your use of this website is governed by the laws of New Zealand and the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.
To make a booking you must complete our booking form which is easy to follow and secured with the latest encryption technology. Once we receive your form, we will, subject to availability, confirm your booking by emailing you a confirmation voucher and invoice.
If you are booking via phone, please make sure you have read the terms and conditions of the vehicle you wish to rent first. Our reservations consultant will ask you if you have read the terms and agree to them before proceeding. The onus is always on the renter to ensure they make themselves fully aware of the terms displayed on our website.
In booking on this website you acknowledge that we disclose your information to your selected Supplier in order to provide the requested rental services.
Vehicle capacity and fitness to drive
Under no circumstances are you permitted to carry more passengers than the vehicle you rent is legally registered to carry, and if you do your insurance may be invalidated. The number of seatbelts (and passengers) is indicated next to each vehicle on this website. Luggage capacity where shown is an indication only and we will not be responsible should you be unable to fit your entire luggage into a vehicle. It is your responsibility to choose a journey that is within your capabilities. A vehicle supplier can refuse to rent a vehicle to any person who is in their opinion unfit to drive or does not meet eligibility requirements. In such circumstances we will have no further liability to you.
In the event of cancellation, any deposit amounts paid at the time of booking are non-refundable.
If you are unsatisfied with our service, please contact us within 48 hours of placing your booking or request and we will work to resolve any issues and determine if compensation is due. In the event you have completed your rental and are unhappy with your vehicle, we are happy to assist you in seeking compensation from the operator of the vehicle.
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