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        Why book with Europcar Car Rental and Orbit Car Hire?

        Compare car hire prices with Europcar and Orbit Car Hire and enjoy great features such as unlimited mileage, low excess and excellent customer service at over 3.300 locations worldwide. You also enjoy 24/7 support with our team of experts who will help you at all times. Enjoy easy and stress-free car hire with Europcar. Find your low car rental price with Europcar and Orbit Car Hire today! 

        Why use Europcar?

        • One of the biggest rent a car company in the world
        • Known for its outstanding customer service
        • Only new vehicles
        • Very clean vehicles
        • 3.300 Locations worldwide

        Who is Europcar?

        Europcar was founded in Paris, France in 1949. Since then it has expanded to over 150 countries with over 3.300 locations and 200.000 vehicles available for rent. Europcar has been recognized as one of the biggest and leading car hire companies in the world. Known for its customer service, excellent vehicles you can be sure to receive the best of the best when renting from Europcar with Orbit Car HIre. 

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        Hire a car from Europcar Car Rental with Unlimited Mileage

        When you book your car with Europcar and Orbit Car Hire you will find all the offers with Unlimited Mileage. With Orbit Car Hire you can find both limited and unlimited mileage. It is displayed on the car card while searching for offers on our webpage. 

        Rent a car with Europcar Car Rental with free cancellation

        When you book a car at Orbit Car Hire you will enjoy a free cancellation up to 48 hours before the rental. We issue all refunds the same day, to ensure your money is back in your account soon as possible.

        Hire a car with Europcar and enjoy a low-security deposit

        All car rental companies require a security deposit to be taken before the rental. Each company has their own amounts according to its terms and conditions. With Europcar Car Rental you can enjoy a low-security deposit at all locations. To find the security deposit you clock "Rental Details" on the offer you have found. 

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        What do I need to rent a car in South Africa?

        credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

        How old do I need to be to rent a car in South Africa?

        The minimum age to rent a car for Economy groups are 19 years old renters. For Compact, Intermediate car groups are available for 21 years old renters. Full-size vans and standard car Groups are available for 25 years old renters. With some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 21 years of age.

        Do I need car insurance in South Africa?

        Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in South Africa with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurance in the country.

        Do I need a credit card to rent a car in South Africa?

        In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

        Do I need an international driving license in South Africa?

        If your driver's license is not issued in English, you need to provide an official translation or have an International Driving Permit (IDP). You are required by law to carry your Drivers Licence when driving.

        How do I find the cheapest car hire in South Africa?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period. 

        What is the cheapest rental car in South Africa?

        You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Hyundai I10 and Fiat Panda often provide the best prices. 

        What is the best car rental company in South Africa?

        You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Hertz, Firefly, Europcar and Keddy.

        What types and makes of rental car deals can I find in South Africa?

        You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Hyundai i20, Toyota, and Kia Picanto.

        Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I rent a car in South Africa?

        Most car rentals in South Africa offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

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