The first thing that comes to your mind, when you choose to rent a car in Durban, or for that matter any other part of the globe, is the amount you will be charged. In order to get the best deal, you need to know about the different types of fees that a company providing car hire Durban service is likely to charge from you. Given below are the brief details of the fees and payments that you might be asked to pay.

  • In addition to the rental charges, a car hire services will also ask you to pay the additional taxes levied by the state, city and even country to renting a vehicle. The amount of these taxes generally varies according to the type and size of the car.
  • In case you intend to rent a car
  • from the airport, you should be ready to pay the airport surcharges. These charges apply even when you rent the vehicle from an off-the –site parking lot managed by the company at a decent distance from the airport.
  • Most car rental companies will charge you their own price for gas, if you fail to return the vehicle with at least the same amount of fuel as it had when you rented it. These charges can be avoided by noting the fuel reading at the time of renting the vehicle and ensuring that this level is maintained when the car is returned.

Often the companies providing car rentals services include the charges for roadside assistance in the total bill, without actually informing the customers about the same. As such it is advisable for you to gain information about if this fee in included in the rental bill and what all it exactly covers, so that you can avail the facility in case of need.