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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Franschhoek?
If your trip to Franschhoek is all booked but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Plan a stop at Franschhoek Pass. It’s one attraction you’ll find on many travelers’ to-do lists. If you still have some room on your travel schedule, Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve and Huguenot Monument will keep you busy too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Franschhoek?
If you’re trying to find things to see and do around Franschhoek, you certainly aren’t going to be let down! Pringle Bay Beach, just 35 miles away, is home to some fantastic sights that’ll keep you on the go. Stop in at Betty’s Bay Penguin Colony and Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens to start delving into the culture of the region. Then top off your trip with a visit to John the Potter Pottery gallery.
What kind of rental car should I get for Franschhoek?
Rent some wheels and get around Franschhoek your way. Love to head out into some nature? Opt for a full-size car. This vehicle is perfect for those seeking outdoor adventures. Just want to get easily from A to B and traveling with minimal luggage? If you’re not planning on driving very far, a zippy mini is a great option.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Franschhoek?
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Franschhoek. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to agile compacts, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on how much you want to spend and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need much more than four wheels and a gas pedal. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this trip?
What side of the road do they drive on in Franschhoek?
In Franschhoek, motorists 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 manual transmission car, get used to changing gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Franschhoek?
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Franschhoek, although it can be difficult to nab a spot in the busiest streets. Staying at a hotel that has parking included will make things easier.
Are there speed limits in Franschhoek?
While motoring around the streets of Franschhoek, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 60km/h to 120km/h. Most residential zones are 60km/h unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Cape Town?
Generally, your chosen rental company will charge the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine to you directly.
Are seat belts compulsory in Cape Town?
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Cape Town.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Franschhoek?
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while driving around Franschhoek, and you could also receive a fine for simply handling your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Franschhoek?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Franschhoek is 0.05%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your rental car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Franschhoek?
It’s prohibited to turn at a red light in Franschhoek. When you come across one, enjoy a mindful moment until the light switches back to green.

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