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Car hire Richards Bay Airport

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Car rental offers Richards Bay Airport

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable car for the lowest price. Below are a few examples from our selection in Richards Bay Airport.

Car type
Passenger van

Rental car options at Richards Bay Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Richards Bay Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Avis

    9 (6025)
    From £ 18 / day
  • Bidvest Car Rental

    8.3 (176)
    No rates available
  • First Car

    8.2 (607)
    From £ 13 / day
  • Hertz

    8.1 (6938)
    From £ 20 / day
  • Budget

    7.9 (9700)
    From £ 19 / day
  • Europcar

    7.2 (8200)
    From £ 24 / day
  • National Car Rental

    8.2 (406)
    No rates available
  • Sixt

    8 (3374)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    8 (5535)
    No rates available
  • FireFly Car Rental

    7.6 (3847)
    From £ 19 / day
  • Keddy By Europcar

    8.1 (3407)
    No rates available
  • Bluu Car Rental

    8.7 (29)
    From £ 13 / day

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Car rental location Richards Bay Airport

Location information for Richards Bay Airport

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.

Richards Bay Airport facilities

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.

Richards Bay Airport excursions

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.

Best time to visit

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.

Car rental in Richards Bay Airport

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.

Practical information

  • Currency
    South African rand
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    60 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 km/h
  • Language
    English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Afrikaans, Southern Ndebele, Swati, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is 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?

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).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Avis
  • Bidvest Car Rental
  • First Car
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • National Car Rental
  • Sixt
  • Thrifty
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Bluu Car Rental