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If your trip to Braamfontein is all organized but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
Leave that rental car back at the hotel and exercise those legs. Not far from this neighborhood's center, Johannesburg Art Gallery is worth a visit. Constitution Hill and Neighbourgoods Market are a few other nearby sights that lure large numbers of travelers like yourself.
Make your way over to Newtown, a great close-by area. There are plenty of things to see and do here. From Braamfontein, it can be found about 1 mile away.
After spending hours mingling with like-minded people, it's always good to be able to relax and unwind somewhere nearby. If you're traveling to Braamfontein primarily for business, these are some of the popular convention centers that are close to hotels, cafés and restaurants:
Whether you're traveling on your own or with a group, we have your perfect ride in Braamfontein. If you want something small, why not consider a mini? These zippy cars are fun to drive and cheap on gas. Excited to check out the surrounding areas? An SUV or a full-size car might be just what you need. If you want to go all out this vacation, turn some heads with a premium car.
For some, owning a prestige vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting your dream ride is well within your grasp! Imagine cruising the open roads in a swanky convertible, even if it's only for a day or two. Or perhaps all you want is a reliable set of wheels to get you from A to B. Affordable or flashy? Either way, one thing's for sure — there's a rental car to suit you in Braamfontein.
It's worth taking the time to familiarize yourself with the road rules before you settle into the driver's seat of your rental car. If you're off to Braamfontein, here's what you need to know:
The left-hand side of the road is where you'll be clocking up the miles in Braamfontein. The controls of your rental vehicle here, such as the steering wheel and stick shift (if your car has manual transmission), will be on the other side of what you're used to.
Braamfontein, a neighborhood of Johannesburg, sees heavier traffic between 6:00 am and 10:00 am. The afternoon rush typically begins at 3:00 pm and eases from 6:00 pm.
It's relatively easy to find a car space in Braamfontein, although it can be a challenge to score a spot in the busiest areas. Staying at a hotel with a parking lot is always a smart idea.
If you're driving through Braamfontein, a neighborhood in Johannesburg, speed limits range from 60 km/h to 120 km/h. Take note that residential areas usually have a default speed limit of 60 km/h.
Normally your chosen rental car company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Alternatively, they may supply your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who'll then send a fine directly to you.
You bet. Although, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation systems.
As in many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while cruising in your car around Braamfontein. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just be sure to stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Braamfontein is 0.05%. If you're planning on partying, leave your rental wheels behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Turning on a red light isn't permitted in Braamfontein. Always be watching for traffic signs and lights so you don't break any traffic laws.