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Serving the South African city of Richards Bay, Richards Bay Airport operates scheduled flights to Johannesburg on small 50-seat aircrafts. The airport sits in the northeast part of the city, near Mzingazi Lake. Car hire in Richards Bay Airport is the most convenient form of transportation available here.
This is just a small domestic airport that consists of one terminal building. Inside, passengers will find few amenities such as a café and a shop as well as counters for organising car rental in Richards Bay Airport. There is a variety of car hire options so it is recommended to compare car hire choices online ahead of time.
Numerous roads link the airport to the city centre as well as to Route 619, which connects to the N2 motorway. Most visitors arrive here to explore the Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Park or the World Heritage iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The lagoon that the city sits along is popular among kite surfers and is where one of South Africa's largest harbours can be found.
Richards Bay can be visited throughout the year, although many Europeans avoid the wettest months of January and February. The city has an annual average temperature of 21.5°C, with June, July and August being the coolest and driest months, making them the best times for a visit.
The roads in and around the city are in good condition; however, the city is small enough to tour on foot. Public transportation is scarce, so arranging car hire in Richards Bay Airport is highly recommended for exploring the parks throughout KwaZulu-Natal Province and visiting the beaches along the coast.
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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.
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).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
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.
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).
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).