Just to the northeast of Johannesburg, the picturesque town of Springbok is waiting to be explored. While many people come to Springbok on a daytrip from Johannesburg, more and more people are choosing to base themselves here and start their South African adventure in Springbok.
Luckily, there are plenty of excellent hotels in Springbok. There are also several companies offering car hire in Springbok, which means that visitors are able to drive into the heart of Johannesburg in just an hour and a half.
Springbok has grown up around a scenic hill known as Klipkoppie, which once had an English fortress at the very top. Visitors interested in the history and culture of Springbok should visit the museum and neighbouring synagogue on Monument Street before making their way to the Blue Mine.
There are so many stunning places to visit in this region of South Africa that locating cheap car hire in Springbok is a priority for many visitors. The east coast is a six hour drive away and those who enjoy road trips will be able to drive to picturesque coastal towns and cities such as Richards Bay, Durban and Maputo, which is home to the Maputo Elephant Game Reserve.
Springbok has a small airport located just five kilometres outside of the town. There are regular flights between Springbok and Cape Town and most visitors arrive in Springbok via the airport. This also serves as a good pickup point for visitors who have reserved car rental in Springbok.
Frequently asked questions
Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest?
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?
This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.
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).