South Africa by car: Johannesburg is your starting point
Johannesburg is the capital of the province of Gauteng in South Africa and is a good base for heading off in a hire car on a wide-range of fascinating excursions. Discover South Africa in your own car hire. Johannesburg, also known as Joburg, is the ideal starting point. Sunny Joburg is also famous for its gold. In a hire car you can go on fascinating day trips to diverse destinations from this golden metropolis. Hire a car from TUI Cars and take your car on a spin from Johannesburg. There is much to do in South Africa in a hire car. Johannesburg itself is not a classic tourist destination, but it is an ideal base for a pleasant and perhaps spontaneous road trip. After your arrival head for your TUI Cars car rental partner and pick up your booked hire car quickly and conveniently.
South Africa by car – drive on the left
When traveling through South Africa, please remember some traffic regulations differ from those at home. Johannesburg like all South Africa drives on the left. Apart from this minor difference, driving in and around Joburg is easy. Hire cars are the best way to move around and travel, especially since South Africa has a well-developed road network but not such a good public transport system. In Johannesburg don’t be surprised to see many commuters waiting for buses. The ideal means of transport is therefore a hire car. Johannesburg is your starting point for an exciting journey through southern Africa.
Travel tip: by hire car from Joburg to Pretoria
A road trip through South Africa in your own hire car. Johannesburg is the ideal starting point for an exciting trip. Although Joburg is the largest metropolitan region in the whole of southern Africa, the capital of South Africa is Pretoria. You can easily reach Pretoria by car as Johannesburg is only 60 kilometres away. The capital should definitely be on your itinerary on your South African road trip. There is a historic centre, old forts, the Union Buildings built of sandstone and the Lukasrand TV tower that dominates the Pretoria skyline. Outside the city, a botanical garden, a zoo and also insights into life in the 19th century await you. Start your time travel in Johannesburg.