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  • Is an inner city transfer service.
  • Done by an English speaking chauffeur.
  • Available in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
  • With a selection of vehicles to choose from: Economy, Sedan or MPV.

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  • Reservations met countrywide.
  • With a choice of vehicles extended to luxury sedans, 4x4’s and convertibles.
  • For a transfer or having the vehicle and chauffeur at your leisure for a predetermined amount of time.
  • Guide available on request.

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Cape Town car rental is easy and safe with Avis. We are here to help you to get the most out of your travel, so please have a look at the information we provide below.

Cape Town Airport

Avis Customer Service Centers provide world-class service at the newly refurbished Cape Town International Airport - South Africa's second largest airport, located about 20 minutes' drive from the city centre. Service Centres are located inside the International and Domestic Arrival Terminals. Book now so that you have a top class vehicle waiting for you when you arrive!

Avis Car Rental

Avis car rental desks are located inside the International and Domestic Arrivals Terminals. The car hire zones are located outside, either opposite the International Terminal or next to the Domestic Arrivals Terminal. Check out Avis Car Rental for more information or to make an online, telephonic or email reservation. Have a look at our specials and terms and conditions.

Information and Help Desks

Information desks are located in Arrivals in both the International and Domestic Terminals.

Cape Town Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Banks, bureaux de change, ATMs and a post office are available. Internet access is available in the British American Tobacco Smokers Lounge.

Eating and drinking: Food and drink outlets can be found throughout the airport, and include a restaurant, bar, sports café, coffee shop, juice bar, bar and grill, and sandwich shop.


Duty-free shopping, including a wine shop, is situated in International Departures (airside). Shops also include a pharmacy, clothing accessories shop, bookshop, sweet shop and gift shop. A VAT refund service is provided in International Departures.


Baggage storage facilities are available in the Domestic Arrivals and International Departures Terminals. A porter service is available; porters are self-employed and rely on tips for their income.

Other facilities

There is a surgery. Baby changing facilities can be found in all ladies' toilets.

Avis Branches

Avis branches are located in downtown Cape Town and in Sea Point - the side of the city that borders the Atlantic coast. Cape Town branches provides a convenient collection and delivery service, which is available both during and outside working hours, on weekends, and on public holidays.


Each Avis Rent a Car Customer Service Centre has a range of complimentary local maps available.


Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, with sunny, warm days throughout the year. In summer, maximum temperatures average around 25 degrees centigrade. Winter (from June to August) is cooler and wetter. Driving conditions are generally good, but fog or heavy rain can occasionally obscure visibility.

Useful Phone Numbers

  • Avis Rent A Car, Cape Town: 27 (021) 424 1177
  • Avis Rent A Car, Seapoint, Cape Town: 27 (021) 434 9712
  • Avis Rent A Car, Cape Town International Airport: 27 (021) 934 0330
  • Flight information: 27 (021) 934 0407
  • Cape Town Tourism: 27 (021) 426 4260
  • Electronic Yellow Pages: 10118
  • Emergency Breakdowns:
    Please contact Avis Careline toll free on 0800 001 669
  • Acceptance of Avis Personal Accident Insurance cover (PAI) gives you free access to Netcare 911 Emergency Service.
    Please call Netcare on their toll free number : 082 911
  • Telephone Directory Domestic: 1023
  • Telephone Directory International: 0903

Learn more about Cape Town, and have a look at our online maps of Cape Town and South Africa to help you find your way to some of the best attractions in the country.

Although there are public transport systems in Cape Town, they are not entirely suited to the traveler and are not always reliable after hours. A self-drive tour starting in Cape Town and traveling through South Africa is a popular choice.

Avis Car Rental provides a delivery and collection facility to and from Cape Town Airport at a nominal fee. This facility is also available after hours, on weekends and public holidays. Contact Us for more information.

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