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 few brief pointers. For visiting the city […]


Our general advice is that in Durban a hire car is extremely useful, both in terms of access to coastal scenery and also national parks heading inland, especially the magnificent Drakensberg. To follow. To follow.  

Cape Town

Cape Town car hire advice – 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 tends to be more of a problem around Johannesburg. There is certainly no particular need to get a hire car for staying […]