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What are the major attractions in Merafong City?

If your trip to Merafong City is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.

Venture into the wider region and get back to nature with a few activities like scuba diving. If you want more, try your hand at wildlife spotting tours as well.

What are the best road trip destinations near Merafong City?

Explore Merafong City for its exceptional style and character. With that said, you also have world-renowned sights within easy access. Johannesburg is only 43 miles away and the home of Gold Reef City. It's well worth paying a visit.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Merafong City?

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What kind of rental car should I get for Merafong City?

A rental car will help you get around the best sights quickly and comfortably in Merafong City. If you're traveling on a shoestring and want to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is a terrific choice. These smaller cars are economical to run and a breeze to park. If you've got the kids in tow, a full-size car or an SUV will give you plenty of space.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Merafong City?

There's loads of choice when it comes to rental cars in Merafong City. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to easy-to-park compacts, you'll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on your budget and what you intend to do. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don't need more than a bargain, no-frills type model. The choice is yours.

What do I need to know about driving in West Rand?

There's a whole lot more to getting on the road in Merafong City than simply sliding behind the wheel and turning the engine over. Get the scoop on the most important local traffic laws here:

What side of the road do they drive on in Merafong City?

Motorists drive on the left-hand side of the road in Merafong City. If you plan to rent a set of wheels here, take note that the steering wheel will be on the right. It could take a bit to get the hang of!

Is it difficult to park in Merafong City?

It's relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Merafong City, though it can be a challenge to nab a spot in the busier streets. Staying at a hotel with a parking lot is always a smart idea.

Are there speed limits in Merafong City?

While motoring around the streets of Merafong City, keep in mind that the speed limits generally range from 60 km/h to 120 km/h. Residential areas are 60 km/h unless indicated otherwise.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in West Rand?

Normally your car rental company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may supply your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who'll then issue a fine directly to you.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Merafong City?

Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can use your phone while driving around Merafong City. But make sure you stay focused on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Merafong City?

While operating a vehicle in Merafong City, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. Thinking of having one or two drinks with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Merafong City?

Turning on a red light isn't permitted in Merafong City. Be on the lookout for traffic signs and lights to ensure you don't breach any traffic laws.

Are seat belts compulsory in West Rand?

Yes. Although, there are exceptions for vehicles used by public transportation networks.

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