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Car rental companies in Swakopmund

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  • Avis

    6.1 (6078)
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  • Budget

    7.7 (9771)
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  • Bidvest Car Rental

    8.2 (176)
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Swakopmund Guide

Swakopmund is a city on the northwestern part of Namibia. This bustling town is the biggest coastal area in the country and is the Naimbian adventure capital. This prime holiday destination is sought after by local and foreign visitors alike. With a hodgepodge of old colonial buildings rested along the Namib Desert, views are spectacular from the city. The German colonization also left some cultural and historical heritage. The best way to explore these interesting attractions is by availing of cheap car hire at Swakopmund.

Starting of the artifacts from the German Colonization, the town holds place an ancient museum and store that features genuine and authentic relics from the nineteenth century. Quaint buildings are also among the attractions left by the German colonization.

Visitors may take a car hire at Swakopmund to take a tour at the Elephant Conservation site where desert elephants are kept and conserved. Tours to see the Cape Fur Seals, Welwitschia plants, the Cape Cross and the Swakop River are also available.

Other adventure activities include helicopter rides, sand boarding, quad biking, and sky diving. Helicopter rides are offered around Skeleton Coast and the Namib Desert which is the oldest in the world and holds the world's tallest sand dune. Sand boarding is popular among the sand dunes while quad biking allows visitors to experience the desert and see the breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the sand dunes.

Visitors could also take a car rental at Swakopmund to the aquariums and bird farms where different species of marine and air animals could be seen. Several beaches are also at hand for quick baths and seaside activities.

Practical information

  • Currency
    South African rand, Namibian dollar
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    120 km/h
  • Language
    English, Afrikaans

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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

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  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Bidvest Car Rental
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