If your trip to Akasia is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.Nothing tops a little insider knowledge when it comes to things to see and do. Secure your rental car with CarRentals.com, ask the locals what’s good and then hit the road!
Journey out of Akasia and explore something new. Die Wilgers is popular with travelers, so drop by and soak up its unique vibe. Only 18 miles away, you’ll be there before you know it.
A road trip is calling, and Akasia is an awesome base to kick-start your adventure. Situated 6 miles from the city center, the first thing you’ll need is the key to one of our superb rental vehicles. A full-size SUV will get you around Ga-Rankuwa in comfort and safety — or you might want to detour off the beaten track and discover less-known areas with a four-wheel drive. If you want to easily zip around the city, we’d suggest renting an economy car. They might not be as spacious, but they’ll be great at maneuvering into those tiny parking spaces.
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Akasia. From luxury models to agile compacts, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your ride of course depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
In Akasia, you’ll need to stick to the left-hand side of the road. That means the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side. If you’ve rented a ride with a manual transmission, get used to changing gears with your left hand.
Johannesburg is big enough to have rush-hour traffic, which may extend to neighborhoods like Akasia. You’re likely to encounter congestion as people drive to and from work in the mornings and afternoons.
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Akasia, although it can be difficult to get a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Booking a hotel that provides guests with on-site parking is always a good idea.
If you’re cruising around Akasia, a neighborhood in Johannesburg, speed limits range from 60km/h to 120km/h. Bear in mind that residential areas generally have a default speed limit of 60km/h.
One of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Or it may pass on your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued straight to you.
They are, so buckle up. Although, there are a few exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation systems.
Provided you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, it’s legal to use your phone while cruising around Akasia. But ensure you remain focused on the road.
In Akasia, it is a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks with dinner, it’s a good idea to leave the car behind.
It’s illegal to turn at a red light in Akasia. If you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light changes to green.