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Car Hire from Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport/ Port Elizabeth Airport

 

Port Elizabeth: South Africa's Friendly City

Perched on the shores of Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth is a delightful blend of vibrant urban life and serene coastal beauty. Often referred to as the "Friendly City" or "Windy City", it offers a mix of historical heritage, diverse wildlife, and beachfront attractions. Port Elizabeth International Airport welcomes visitors eager to embrace the charm of this coastal metropolis and its surrounding regions. Renting a car from Port Elizabeth Airport empowers you to uncover the city's hidden gems and explore the vast landscapes of the Eastern Cape.

Why Rent a Car in Port Elizabeth?:

  1. Stunning Coastlines: Cruise along the picturesque coastline, from the pristine beaches in the city to the wilder shores of the Eastern Cape.
  2. Safari Adventures: With a car, renowned game reserves like Addo Elephant Park are just a short drive away, bringing you face-to-face with Africa's majestic wildlife.
  3. Customized Experience: Whether you're in need of a compact sedan for city sightseeing or a robust SUV for off-road escapades, Port Elizabeth's car hire options have you covered.

Port Elizabeth's Driving Essentials:

  • Drive on the Left: As with the rest of South Africa, remember to always drive on the left side of the road.

  • License Requirements: English-language driving licenses are accepted. If your license is in another language, ensure you carry an International Driving Permit (IDP) alongside the original.

  • Minimum Age: The minimum age for car rentals from Port Elizabeth Airport is set at 25 years.

  • Insurance: Drive with confidence knowing that basic insurance is typically included with your car rental in Port Elizabeth.

Must-Visit Attractions Around Port Elizabeth:

  1. Donkin Heritage Trail: This self-guided trail takes you through 47 historical sites in the city, revealing its rich colonial history.

  2. The Boardwalk: A buzzing entertainment precinct with a range of shops, restaurants, and a casino, offering both daytime fun and nighttime revelry.

  3. Kragga Kamma Game Park: Located a mere 30-minute drive from the city, this park allows you to experience a variety of African wildlife in a natural habitat.

  4. Sardinia Bay: A favorite amongst locals, it's a tranquil beach spot perfect for picnics, horse riding, and dune boarding.

On-the-Road Tips for Port Elizabeth:

  • Road Conditions: While main roads and highways are well-maintained, caution is advised when venturing onto gravel roads, especially in remote areas.

  • Parking: Always choose designated parking spaces in Port Elizabeth, and be wary of parking attendants who will offer to watch your car for a small fee.

  • Tolls: The major highways around Port Elizabeth are toll-free. However, always have cash on hand for unexpected toll routes if you're venturing further afield.

Ensuring a Smooth Car Hire Experience:

  1. Plan Ahead: It's wise to book your car rental approximately three months in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons.

  2. Pick-up & Drop-off: Port Elizabeth International Airport boasts several car rental agencies, streamlining your pick-up and return processes.

  3. Required Documents: When collecting your vehicle, keep your passport, driving license, and rental confirmation ready for a swift transaction.

Renting a car from Port Elizabeth Airport is your ticket to unlocking the treasures of the Eastern Cape. From the lively atmosphere of the city's streets to the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife experiences, a journey here promises memories to last a lifetime. 


Current Rental Rates at Port Elizabeth Airport

Hyundai Atos

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 21.45 EUR/day
Hyundai Atos

7 Days rental at 150.19 EUR from 21/07/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Suzuki Celerio

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.16 EUR/day
Suzuki Celerio

7 Days rental at 155.18 EUR from 21/07/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Agya

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.16 EUR/day
Toyota Agya

7 Days rental at 155.18 EUR from 21/07/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.31 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid

7 Days rental at 527.20 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

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

  • Explore the Coastal Beauty: With a rental car, you can easily access the stunning beaches along the Garden Route, such as Jeffreys Bay and St. Francis Bay, renowned for their surfing spots and pristine sands.
  • Discover Wildlife: Drive to nearby game reserves like Addo Elephant National Park, just a short distance from the airport, to witness Africa's iconic wildlife, including elephants, lions, and buffalo, in their natural habitat.
  • Cultural Excursions: Explore the vibrant city of Port Elizabeth and its cultural attractions, including the Donkin Reserve, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, and the South African Air Force Museum.
  • Scenic Drives: Embark on scenic drives along the coastline or venture into the picturesque countryside, enjoying breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush valleys, and rugged cliffs along the way.
  • Convenient Travel: With a rental car, you have the freedom to travel on your schedule, avoiding the constraints of public transportation and exploring lesser-known gems off the beaten path.

 

Port Elizabeth Airport - Popular Destinations

  • Addo Elephant National Park - Approximately 72 kilometers.
  • Jeffreys Bay - Approximately 80 kilometers.
  • Tsitsikamma National Park - Approximately 184 kilometers.

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Port Elizabeth Airport

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Port Elizabeth Airport car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Tempest Car Hire
  • € 150.15
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 21.45
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 30
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 12
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 137
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Port Elizabeth Airport

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