South Africa Sojourns: Grab a car hire from Durban Airport
Durban is a cosmopolitan beach city, the national sporting capital and a fantastic place to begin a road trip with a car rental from Durban Airport, also called King Shaka International Airport. See all the sights of this fabulous city and then take to the road to explore beautiful South Africa.
Driving in South Africa is usually a great experience, thanks to the country’s excellent road infrastructure and great weather. Here are a few things to keep in mind after you pick up your Durban Airport car hire:
Drive on the left and pass on the right.
Wearing of seatbelts is compulsory, and use of cellphones while driving is illegal.
Distances are posted in kilometres, and speeds in kilometres per hour.
Many of the national roads between major centres are toll roads. Be prepared to pay with cash or credit cards.
Take your pick of Durban Airport car rentals
Our site makes it possible to compare a range of Durban airport car rentals without spending hours searching the world wide web. Enter your details into the simple search fields on the main page, and you will get a list of cars from the many fleets operating in and around the airport. From there, it is easy to compare the options and find the best vehicle for your trip.
If you are still having trouble, the site’s filters can help to narrow it down even further. Filter results to see one class of vehicle, one transmission type, one company’s fleet and more. You can also combine filters to track down the exact, elusive, perfect car to hire.
On hand is our experienced team of booking specialists. They can answer any questions you have about the booking process, and guide you through choosing the right Durban Airport car rental. See the Customer Support page for freephone numbers from more than 20 countries.
Don’t bust the budget at King Shaka International
We work hard to ensure that our customers are getting the best deal on their Durban airport car hire. Our everyday cheap rates are backed up by a lowest price promise, which guarantees we will match a lower quote for an identical rental on another website. More details on this can be found on the “About Us” page. Special offers pop up daily on the main page, so check these out before booking to see if you can grab a bargain.
Directions: Explore with your car hire from Durban Airport
Don’t rush out of the city after you pick up your rental from King Shaka Airport- there is plenty to see and do in Durban itself. The buzzing downtown area has some great art deco architecture, the beaches are full of swimmers and sunbathers, and the city plays host to a lot of arts and culture festivals each year.
Durban to Port Elizabeth is a great trip, best done in 3 or 4 days so you have time to enjoy the scenery along the way. With some lovely holiday resorts and coastal cities including Port Alfred, East London and Port St Johns, you will not be bored on this drive. Continue to beautiful Cape Town for a longer holiday.
The coast to the north of Durban is known as the Dolphin Coast, thanks to the pods which frequent the waters of the Indian Ocean just offshore.This area is a playground for holiday makers with lovely beaches, fields of sugarcane, lots of sunshine and friendly small towns.
The drive from Durban to Johannesburg can be done in a day, or longer should you wish to see a bit more of the South African countryside. For a wonderful African experience, keep going and visit Kruger National Park where you can take part in a self-drive safari, staying in the many camps around the park and spotting the big game animals famous on this amazing continent.