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Durban Airport Car Rental  - King Shaka Airport Car Hire

Car Hire from Durban Airport: 

Nestled along the eastern shores of South Africa, Durban is a vivacious blend of Zulu, Indian, and European influences, encapsulated by its golden beaches, bustling harbor, and cultural tapestry. King Shaka International Airport, serving as Durban's main air gateway, welcomes travelers into this melting pot of history, nature, and urban allure. Opting for a car rental from Durban Airport sets you on a path of discovery, stretching from the city's iconic promenades to the rugged landscapes of KwaZulu-Natal.

Why Rent a Car from Durban Airport?:

  1. Diverse Landscapes: Navigate seamlessly from Durban's shimmering coastline to the lush hinterlands and majestic Drakensberg mountains.
  2. Freedom of Exploration: Revel in the liberty to set your own pace, be it for surfing on the North Coast or indulging in the city's vibrant culinary scene.
  3. Tailored Vehicle Choices: Durban's car hire services cater to all, from compact cars suited for city drives to robust SUVs primed for more adventurous terrains.

Driver's Handbook for Durban:

  • Drive on the Left: South Africa, including Durban, follows left-hand drive rules. Always keep to the left side of the road.

  • License Requirements: Driving licenses in English are accepted. If your license is in another language, it's advised to carry an International Driving Permit (IDP) alongside the original.

  • Minimum Age: The standard minimum age for car rentals from Durban Airport is 25 years.

  • Insurance: Rest assured, every car rental from the airport typically includes basic insurance, giving you peace as you explore.

  • Road Conditions: Major roads and highways are in good condition, but when venturing into rural areas, be cautious of uneven or gravel roads.

  • Tolls: Some highways, like the N3 leading to Johannesburg, are toll roads. Always have cash or a payment card handy for such routes.

  • Booking Your Perfect Vehicle:

  1. Plan Ahead: Durban is a popular destination year-round. To ensure your preferred vehicle and the best rates, consider booking well in advance.

  2. Collection and Return: King Shaka International Airport hosts multiple car rental agencies, making the pick-up and return processes smooth and efficient.

  3. Document Ready: When fetching your vehicle, have your passport, driving license, and reservation details at the ready for a seamless process.

Hiring a car from Durban Airport is more than a travel convenience; whether you're soaking up the sun on the beaches, savoring Durban's famed bunny chow, or venturing into the wilderness of KwaZulu-Natal, each journey holds the promise of memories to cherish. 


Current Rental Rates at Durban Airport

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.57 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 144.04 EUR from 20/05/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Atos

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.57 EUR/day
Hyundai Atos

7 Days rental at 144.04 EUR from 20/05/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.57 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 144.04 EUR from 20/05/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 74.00 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid

7 Days rental at 518.04 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Durban Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • uShaka Marine World: An aquatic wonderland, this attraction is a combination of themed aquariums, water parks, and entertainment zones. 

  • Golden Mile: Durban's famous beachfront promenade is dotted with surfers, shops, restaurants, and the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium. About a 20 mile drive with your Hire Car.

  • Durban Botanic Gardens: Established in the 19th century, this is Africa's oldest surviving botanical garden, boasting a myriad of plant species.

  • Valley of a Thousand Hills:  Make use of your rental car and enjoy this scenic drive away, this area offers captivating views of the rolling hills, deep valleys, and the cultures of the Zulu people.

 

Durban Airport - Popular Destinations

  • Durban Airport to the city center of Durban is about 12 miles.
  • Umhlanga: 15 miles
  • Ballito: 25 miles
  • Pietermaritzburg: 45 miles
  • Richards Bay: 110 miles
  • Port Shepstone: 90 miles

Best car rental companies in Durban Airport

9.3
No.1: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 28 reviews
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96
93
92
95
14 min (average wait time)
9.2
No.2: SIXT,
based on 31 reviews
96
90
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90
98
45 min (average wait time)
9.1
No.3: TEMPEST,
based on 570 reviews
93
93
89
92
90
2 min (average wait time)

Durban Airport car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Keddy by Europcar EMEA Franchise
  • € 143.99
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 20.57
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 48
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 21
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 174
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Durban Airport

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January€ 47
February€ 57
March€ 49
April€ 46
May€ 45
June€ 49
July€ 47
August€ 47
September€ 43
October€ 41
November€ 45
December€ 51
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January€ 34
February€ 40
March€ 35
April€ 33
May€ 33
June€ 35
July€ 35
August€ 36
September€ 33
October€ 33
November€ 34
December€ 38
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January€ 90
February€ 110
March€ 93
April€ 87
May€ 85
June€ 97
July€ 97
August€ 88
September€ 89
October€ 83
November€ 82
December€ 114
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January€ 71
February€ 83
March€ 66
April€ 58
May€ 61
June€ 63
July€ 65
August€ 66
September€ 58
October€ 60
November€ 64
December€ 73
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January€ 114
February€ 119
March€ 93
April€ 84
May€ 83
June€ 83
July€ 91
August€ 101
September€ 91
October€ 96
November€ 104
December€ 102
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December€ 104
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January€ 66
February€ 77
March€ 66
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June€ 74
July€ 69
August€ 64
September€ 64
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November€ 67
December€ 72

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