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Sixt Rent A Car is a multinational car hire company that originates from Europe. The company offers car rental options in over 4000 global locations, in 105 countries, including South Africa. While Sixt is quite prominent in South Africa, its most dominant presence is in Germany, Israel, Switzerland and Austria.
The Sixt Rent A Car brand was born in 1912 when Martin Sixt launched the business in Germany with just 3 cars. During the second World War, his vehicles were confiscated and used by the German army! After the war, the business was able to resume and has since grown exponentially. Now Sixt has a fleet comprising of thousands of vehicles and a staff complement of over 4 000.
What You Need to Know When Hiring a Car from Sixt Car Rental
Before you rent a car from Sixt, you might want to consider the following information:
- Sixt Rent A Car’s minimum age restriction for hiring a car in SA is 23 years old and the driver must have a license for at least 2 years.
- Additional drivers of the vehicle must be added to the hire contract and also must have a valid driver’s license.
- In some instances, a security deposit of up to 3 times the amount of the car rental is charged on collection of the vehicle.
- Insurance cover is mandatory unless you can prove that your existing personal accident insurance will cover you while driving your Sixt Car Rental in the location that you are in.
The Services Offered by Sixt Rent A Car in South Africa
Sixt operates various franchises from major South African airports. Car hire options are aimed at both corporate and leisure travellers in the following forms:
- Truck Hire
- Car Hire
- Limo Service
- Luxury Car Hire
The range features compact cars and sedans, sports cars and convertibles, as well as 4x4s and SUVs.
With Sixt Car Hire, you can rent a car according to your budget and if you choose to upgrade to a better car, it can be done with relative ease. While the company cannot guarantee specific models of cars when bookings are made, they can guarantee certain vehicle categories. Customers are encouraged to browse through the fleet categories before making a booking. Vehicles can be collected and returned to one location or collected and returned to a different location.
Rewards and Conveniences Offered by Sixt
Car hire reservations can be made online, by mobile app or by telephone. Customers who want to skip queues and formalities can sign up for an Express Sixt Card. This card stores all traveller details and can be used to quickly hire a car. Members of this card can also earn points and rewards with partner airlines and hotels.
Sixt Rent A Car Fleet in South Africa
Sixt Rent A Car offers a broad range of car hire options to cater to a variety of budgets. Cars range in size, features and luxury depending on the model. In South Africa, the following cars are available for hire at airport based Sixt branches:
- Chevrolet Spark
- Datsun Go
- Honda Brio Comfort
- Ford Figo
- Toyota Etios
- VW Polo
- VW Vivo Classic
- Nissan Almera
- Chevrolet Sonic
- Ford Fiesta
- Nissan Tiida
- Toyota Quest
- Ford Tourneo
- Toyota Avanza SX
- BMW 116
- Ford Kuga
- Nissan X Trail
- Renault Duster Expression 4x2
- Nissan Qasqhai
- BMW F30
- Mercedes Benz C180
- Toyota Quantum
- Ford Ranger Double Cab
- Isuzu KB72
- VW Transporter
- Ford Tourneo Transit
- Mercedes Benz GLC
Customers can choose vehicles according to price or various other aspects such as power steering, transmission, air conditioning, number of doors, radio, safety features and fuel economy. The company often runs specials on daily rates, free kms and more.
Airports Where Sixt Rent A Car Can Be Found
Sixt Rent A Car branches can be found at the following airports in South Africa:
- R Tambo Airport – Johannesburg, Gauteng
- Lanseria Airport – Johannesburg, Gauteng
- Cape Town International Airport – Cape Town, Western Cape
- King Shaka International Airport – Durban, KwaZulu Natal
- East London Airport – East London, Eastern Cape
- Port Elizabeth Airport – Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
- Nelspruit Airport – Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
- Kimberley Airport – Kimberley, Northern Cape
- George Airport – George, Western Cape
- Mthatha Airport – , Umthatha, Eastern Cape
- Bloemfontein Airport – Bloemfontein, Free State
- Richards Bay Airport – Richards Bay, KwaZulu Natal
- Upington Airport – Upington, Northern Cape
- Polokwane Airport – Polokwane, Limpopo
The company also has various city located branches throughout South Africa.
Optional Extras Offered By Sixt Rent A Car
When renting a car from Sixt Car Hire you will be offered the following optional extras:
- Child safety seats / booster seats
- Insurance cover
- Tyre, rim and windscreen cover
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