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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Pretoria?
If your trip to Pretoria is all locked in but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Kruger Museum and Voortrekker Monument are some significant attractions that all serious sightseers should make time to swing by. Organize your route and spend a couple of hours taking in each one.Close to the center, Union Buildings is one attraction you might like to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have some space on your travel schedule, Loftus Versfeld Stadium and National Zoological Gardens of South Africa will keep you entertained too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Pretoria?
If you’ve seen all the main sights in Pretoria, there’s more to explore in the vicinity. Johannesburg is just 35 miles away. Travelers who visit typically have Carlton Centre at the top of their itineraries.
Where are the best convention centers near Pretoria?
Networking and socializing with people can be tiring. So if you’re in Pretoria for a work-related trip, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are some awesome places to put your feet up near these convention centers:

  • Vodaworld (16 miles away).
  • Gallagher Convention Centre (18 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Pretoria?
Some travelers find driving in big cities a bit daunting. But in a compact or economy car, those bustling Pretoria streets will be a walk in the park. Rather spend your getaway discovering the surrounding desert landscapes? Have a look at our awesome range of mid-size and full-size SUVs. With loads of space and more oomph under the hood, these larger vehicles will make those long, leisurely drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the attractions and activities that Pretoria is renowned for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Pretoria?
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Pretoria. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your ride depends on your budget and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than enough space for your luggage and buddies. The choice is yours.
What side of the road do they drive on in Pretoria?
The left-hand side is where you’ll be driving in Pretoria. Also take note that the controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel and stick shift (if your car has manual transmission), will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in Pretoria?
Locating a car space in Pretoria should be relatively easy. Of course, it depends on the time and place — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
Does Pretoria have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Pretoria is around 1,619,400, prepare for some heavier traffic in the city center. Before and after work hours is when traffic is at its peak, so you may want to avoid the roads during these times.
Are there speed limits in Pretoria?
While navigating through the streets of Pretoria, keep in mind that the speed limits generally range from 60km/h to 120km/h. Residential zones are 60km/h unless otherwise signed.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Johannesburg?
Generally speaking, your chosen car rental company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Alternatively, they may supply your information to local law enforcement agencies, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Pretoria?
It is illegal to use your cell phone while driving a car in Pretoria, and you could also receive a fine for simply holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. However, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Pretoria?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Pretoria is 0.05%. If you’ve got a big night planned, leave your car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Pretoria?
No. In Pretoria, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Johannesburg?
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Johannesburg.

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