East London is one of many popular holiday destinations along the Indian Ocean for locals and overseas visitors with an array of wonderful attractions within and located outside of the city. To see the best of everything, travelling by vehicle is the ideal, if not the only solution. Car hire East London has never been easier with our award winning car rental search. Visitors have choices of rental companies located at the airport, in the city and surrounding suburbs, each striving to provide the best possible service including numerous specials that include weekend or long-term travel, discounts on waivers, additional services such as roadside assistance and a range of vehicles to suit specific travelling requirements for clients.
With so many car hire companies to choose from, besides the amount of scams it can, for when renting a vehicle for the first time, be a daunting task and unless personally referred by a friend, first-timers usually opt for well known brands like, Budget, Avis, Hertz or First.
Passengers flying into East London conveniently have located at the airport, Avis, Hertz, First, Europcar and Sixt including Rhino, Thrifty and others. The majority of well-known car rentals are also located within the city with additional branches in surrounding suburbs and towns.
Avis has 11 branches in the Eastern Cape with its East London down-town branch in Devereux Avenue in the suburb of Vincent that offers visitors accommodation comprising B&Bs, Lodges, self-catering establishments and a wide variety of superb restaurants within a 4km radius. Avis and Budget are also based at Port Elizabeth and Mthatha airports, the surfer’s paradise of Jeffrey’s Bay, Grahamstown, well known for its annual festival, Queenstown, Port Alfred, Graaff Reinet and King Williamstown. Located in the Eastern Cape, Europcar has seven branches, Sixt five and Hertz four, with its East London city branch in Breezyvale Road, Orange Grove.
People rent cars for many reasons and with a superb choice of vehicles to choose from combined with excellent service, customers find a vehicle to fit their exact requirements. Toyota Avanza 5-seaters and Hyundai H1 8-seaters are ideal for small groups wanting comfort on long journeys, while those hitting the outback have the Nissan X Trail 2.5 SE 4x4 for five passengers, all with air-conditioning, power steering, radio/cd and airbags. Customers wanting a car to zip around town with can ideally choose a Hyundai i10, VW Polo Hatch or Toyota Corolla Quest for four people with air-conditioning, CD/Radio and manual driving. The Audi A3 Sedan, BMW 320i or Mercedes-Benz C-Class will get the bride to church on time, in grand style. Customers flying to Cape Town this month that want a superior luxury vehicle can get 20% off the daily rate through Avis with a BMW 220i Convertible when booking before 31st January. For that last minute situation when you have to move furniture, office equipment or any large items contact Avis Van and Truck Hire whose fantastic range includes panel vans, open/closed 1 ton vans, single and double cabs, various size trucks, trailers and more.
If you’re planning ahead, you have time to scour all car rental websites that can be laborious but worthwhile on your pocket and need. First check all specials that may include weekends, super waivers, unlimited mileage, short distance and monthly rentals. What extras are included, what type of insurance cover is offered including accidental and what payment options are available. Is there a branch in close proximity or will you need the vehicle delivered and what would the cost be. You may have many questions but to cover all your needs and get the best possible deal you need to ask them, and when you next need to hire a car, it won’t be that complicated.