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        Port Elizabeth Airport is the main international gateway to South Africa's Eastern Cape Province. It offers flights to and from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Durban, Cape Town, and East London. Located in the city of Port Elizabeth, this major transportation hub has been welcoming travelers since 1917. It is owned and operated by Airports Company South Africa and serves more than 2 million passengers annually.

        Why rent a car in Port Elizabeth

        Check if you are looking for a cheap car rental in Port Elizabeth Airport. Our team negotiates with all the major car rental companies to bring you exclusive deals and the lowest prices on a range of vehicles. We will always do our best to provide a service that will make your car rental in Port Elizabeth Airport hassle-free. If you have any further questions about car rental at  Port Elizabeth Airport, you can also contact Orbit Car Hire where we offer 24/7 customer support. 

        Port Elizabeth is as the name suggests a port city. It is located in the Eastern Cape province in southern South Africa. It lies on Algoa Bay of the Indian ocean and was established in 1820 as a British settlement around Fort Frederick. The city got its name after the deceased wife of Sir Rufane Donkin, Lady Elizabeth.

        The city is full of parks such as St. George's park, but it is also well known for its oceanarium and many museums. Besides these beaches, surfing and nearby Addo Elephant National Park all represent great reasons for tourists to visit this beautiful city.

        Where to pick up your Port Elizabeth Airport rental car 

        Picking up your rental car at Port Elizabeth Airport is easy when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as Europcar, Avis, Hertz, First Car Rental, Budget, Tempest, Sixt, and Thrifty to have rental kiosks inside or near the terminal.  You will find your rental car pick-up instructions on your voucher, you can also see them while searching for offers through Orbit Car Hire.

        Port Elizabeth Airport has a tourist information desk located in the arrivals hall. The agents on the information desk will also be able to provide all needed information about all car rental companies in South Africa. So if you have any doubts after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in South Africa.

        Looking to rent a car for pleasure or business at Port Elizabeth Airport? With our search engine, you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUVs so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. In the search engine at the top, you can enter your pick-up and drop-off locations. You will find low prices with no hidden fees and filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and help you with our customer support team by phone, email, or Live Chat. 

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          Most popular rental cars at Port Elizabeth Airport

          The most popular rental car in Port Elizabeth Airport is the Mini or economy car category as they are the most suitable for driving through busy streets and cities.

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          Hire a car at Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) 

          Anyone looking for a car rental at Port Elizabeth Airport will find everything that they might want and more. You will be able to choose from a wide range of affordable vehicles, no matter if you are traveling alone, with a partner, or in a group. Orbit Car hire has a range of offers and discounts so you can be sure to find the best possible price on your car rental. 

          To guarantee the best possible prices for your car rental be sure to book in advance and avoid any complications at the airport as well as give yourself the biggest range of vehicles to choose from.


        What you need to know about renting a car

        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. 

        Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Port Elizabeth Airport

        • Car Hire with Keddy by Europcar
        • Europcar
        • Firefly Car Hire
        • Green Motion Car Rental
        • Hertz Car Hire
        • Sixt Rent a Car

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