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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Malmesbury?
If your trip to Malmesbury is all booked but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.If you’re eager to see more, Cloof Wine Estate, Darling Cellars and Kloovenburg Wine & Olive Estate are popular among visitors and within a short drive of the town center.
What are the best road trip destinations near Malmesbury?
You might be wondering what else is near you. Head a little outside of Malmesbury and you’ll find a few landmark sights. Table Mountain is well worth a day trip. You’ll find it in Cape Town, 35 miles away.
What kind of rental car should I get for Malmesbury?
With your own rental vehicle, Malmesbury is yours to discover. People head to this appealing city for a wealth of reasons, and here at we have a unique car for each of them. A priority for large families is space (and legroom). Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size car to a van. Budget-conscious travelers like the fuel-efficiency and affordability of our smaller vehicles, such as a compact car or mini. If you’re eager to make an impressive entrance in Malmesbury, check out our special category for a ride that’ll make any car lover weak at the knees.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Malmesbury?
You’ll be glad to know that there’s a broad range of both luxury and economy rental vehicles available in Malmesbury. What you end up going with depends on how much you’re willing to spend and the activities you’ve got planned. Specialty and prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you’re all about mod cons and comfort. If you want to treat yourself, why not book a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you just need a set of wheels to get from A to B as economically as possible, you’re better off going with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that’s unlikely to break the bank).
What side of the road do they drive on in Malmesbury?
Stick to the left-hand side of the road in Malmesbury. If you plan to rent a set of wheels here, take note that the driver’s seat will be on the right. It could take a little getting used to!
Is it difficult to park in Malmesbury?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Malmesbury, though it can be hard to secure a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Booking a hotel that offers on-site parking will make things more convenient.
Does Malmesbury have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Malmesbury is roughly 35,000, you shouldn’t have too much trouble with traffic. However, downtown streets are generally busier in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Are there speed limits in Malmesbury?
Speed limits vary in and around the city of Malmesbury, but usually range from 60km/h to 120km/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 60km/h unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Western Cape?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Alternatively, it may supply your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is issued directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Malmesbury?
Provided you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, it’s legal to use your phone while driving around Malmesbury. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Malmesbury?
While behind the wheel in Malmesbury, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. Planning to have a couple of glasses of wine over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Malmesbury?
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Malmesbury, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When approaching traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Western Cape?
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened in Western Cape.

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