Founded in 1679, Stellenbosch is a picturesque South African town, located just to the east of Cape Town. This is actually the second oldest town in South Africa and while many things have changed over the years this town has managed to maintain much of its old world charm.
While some people simply visit Stellenbosch on a daytrip from cape Town, this is increasingly becoming a popular place to stay when exploring this part of South Africa. Though it may be small, Stellenbosch boasts a good range of excellent hotels and there are plenty of other services for visitors such as shops and companies offering car hire in Stellenbosch.
Also known as Oak City because of the many oak tree lined streets, Stellenbosch boasts one of South Africa's oldest universities, and more than 25,000 students attend this institiution. This naturally means that Steelenbosch also has a thriving nightlife scene and there are plenty of bars and clubs to be found here.
With so many interesting attracting just a short drive away, many visitors opt for cheap car hire in Stellenbosch. One of the most popular places to visit is the Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve, while the Theewaterskloof Dam is a pretty place for hiking and picnicking.
Of course, one of the most popular daytrip destinations for visitors who have taken out car rental in Stellenbosch is Cape Town, which is just 50kms away. Motorists simply follow Baden Powell Drive and then follow the Settlers Way west to reach the coast.
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).
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