Category Archives: South Africa

Cape Town

Should you hire a car in Cape Town? Many visitors to South Africa might be apprehensive about driving here, given the country’s reputation the having a high crime rate, although it is noted that this has tended to be more of a problem around Johannesburg. However, crime has risen in recent years in Cape Town.… Read More »


Should you rent a car in Durban? Our general advice is that in Durban a hire car is extremely useful, both in terms of access to coastal scenery, and also for national parks heading inland. Why should you hire a car in Durban? Drive to any of the various spectacular national and other scenic parks… Read More »


Should you rent a car in Johannesburg? Any suggestion of driving in Johannesburg might well spring to mind fears about being a city with a high crime rate, where car-jackings are still commonplace. Despite efforts to improve matters, car crime is still a legitimate concern, and as with any destination, we can only provide a… Read More »