Car rentals in Town Strand: What you need to know
Whether you are in Town Strand on business or for a holiday, having the option to go where you want to go, when you need to can help make your trip all the better. Using Town Strand buses may be an affordable way to get around this neighborhood, but if you want to get to another part of Cape Town, you might be left waiting a long time. Ridesharing services like Uber or Lyft, or taxis can be faster, but the cost can start to add up. Plus, they may not be immediately available.
If you want to make the most from your trip to Town Strand, then having your own set of wheels is the best way to go everywhere you want to go during your visit. CarRentals.com can help you get an inexpensive price and the automobile of your choosing. Go through the information below to learn all that you need about car rentals in Town Strand.
Frequently asked questions
What's the best way to get a cheap rental car in Town Strand?
If you are looking for some of the best car rental rates, then you're in the right place. To increase your savings on your trip to Town Strand you can do a few things:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually are more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Read the supplier's policy to understand the actual cost before you reserve your vehicle.
What kind of vehicle should I rent while in Town Strand?
With a variety of types of vehicles to choose from, it could be tricky to figure out which vehicle is ideal for your trip. However, keep in mind the amount of driving and the number of you're driving with. Our table below can help you decide what vehicle is the best one for your needs.
|Car Type||Best for||Category includes|
|Luxury or Premium class||Everyone who wants to travel Town Strand in style||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for driving around busy cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
Do I have to be a certain age to rent a car in Town Strand?
In most areas, you can rent a car in Town Strand, Cape Town if you're at least 21. However, you will most likely be charged an additional fee if you are younger than 25 years of old. Confirm the car rental company's policy before you book. Additionally, for higher categories, such as premium, large capacity vehicles, or SUVs, the age restrictions can be different.
Does South Africa require car insurance?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage through the rental car company. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many of the major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) typically offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Town Strand.
Am I required to fill my tank before I bring the rental car back?
Most rental car companies provide you a full tank at the time of your pick up. At CarRentals.com, we suggest returning your car topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back.
Do any Town Strand suppliers provide one-way?
Most car rental companies offer one-way rentals. Depending on your itinerary, you may find it more convenient to drop off your car at a different location. Please note that there is typically an extra fee for choosing a one-way car rental.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Most suppliers provide unlimited miles, but you need to ensure it is part of your package. It's useful to know how much you want to drive and plan your trips in advance. Although most car rental companies offer unlimited mileage, if it isn't part of your package you could face additional cost. You may need to get unlimited miles if you are hitting the highway to see everything that is in Cape Town.
Reserve a Town Strand, Cape Town Rental Car
Stop worrying about coordinating your holiday to a metro schedule. Once you have reserved a rental car in Town Strand, Cape Town from us, you can drive around the neighborhood and the rest of Cape Town with ease. Check out our choice of automobiles from some of the best car rental companies in the country and pick out the perfect car for your Town Strand trip! The perfect ride is only a few clicks away.