If you want to see everything Bloemfontein has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Thrifty. Don't waste time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have the keys to your own ride, you can go anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your upcoming getaway to South Africa more enjoyable with a Thrifty rental car.
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With all there is to do and see in and around the Bloemfontein area, you'll be wanting to take in more than your hotel room while on your trip. Whether you are dying to have dinner at that latest chophouse across town or see some of the local favorites, you'll want your own vehicle to take in as much as you can while on your vacation. Whatever you end up doing in Bloemfontein, if you want to get the most from your trip to the city, having access to your car is key.
We work with many of the finest rental car dealers in the industry, like Thrifty, because they are well-known for their track record in providing travelers with the best cars on the road. We can help your trip get off on the right foot.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I get a Bloemfontein Thrifty car rental at a great rate?
We try to get you the lowest rates, no matter when you reserve your car. But booking your car ahead of time can help keep spending low. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees.
What should I carry with me when I get my car in Bloemfontein?
You will need to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Bloemfontein?
Thrifty's minimum age to rent a car in Bloemfontein is 21. Make sure to check Thrifty's policy, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category rentals especially.
What kind of Thrifty rental car should I get for my trip to Bloemfontein?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Bloemfontein. Economy or compact cars are easier to park and great for short drives. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle will have more room and provide a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a dash of luxury on their Bloemfontein getaway can choose a higher-end vehicle like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Is insurance required when you rent a car in South Africa?
In South Africa you do need to have insurance before you rent from Thrifty. Many of the major credit card issuers (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) typically offer coverage. However, many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Bloemfontein. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does Thrifty require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Thrifty requires a deposit when you book your rental. Thrifty will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your car for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit can vary greatly based on the make and model of the car.
What is the fuel policy on my Thrifty car rental?
We encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your automobile with full tank, and you should return it with a full tank of gas. For a cheaper rate, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Thrifty.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Bloemfontein?
Bloemfontein definitely has its charms, but you may want to hit the road again after you've checked off all the activities in Bloemfontein.
Does Bloemfontein Thrifty offer one-way car rentals?
Thrifty offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your rental at a different location. Don't forget there may be an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Bloemfontein, having the keys to your own ride lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of South Africa, you can leave wherever you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or figuring out a bus schedule.
Before you head out of town, book your Thrifty Bloemfontein rental car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Reserve with CarRentals.com and drive the road in Bloemfontein, South Africa.