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Best time to visit
January to April for a beach holiday, and April to August for cooler hiking weather
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Hire a car in Cape Town
The jewel of Southern Africa, Cape Town is a bucket list destination.
Table Mountain sets the backdrop for the city’s artistic hubs and cosmopolitan centre, while stunning waters crash into postcard perfect coastlines. Cape Town’s natural wonders encourage an outdoor spirit whilst its historic struggles and diversity creates a distinct urban atmosphere.
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Frequently asked questions
Q. What is the most popular rental length in Cape Town?
A. Eleven to twelve days.
Q. When is the most popular time to rent a car in Cape Town?
Q. What's the best value car hire brand in Cape Town?
A. Europcar is the cheapest car rental brand in Cape Town, offering cars from just £6 per day.
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The trail out to Cape of Good Hope is well-worn and a recognized “must-do” when visiting Cape Town. Part of Table Mountain National Park, the Cape is often mistakenly thought to be the most southerly point of Africa. However, Cape Agulhas is the continent’s true southern tip. Located southeast of Cape Town, Cape Agulhas is also the official meeting point of the two oceans – where the cold Atlantic Ocean waters meet the warm Indian Ocean.
Make the most of Cape Town
Boulders Beach – ever imagined swimming with penguins? Here you can do just that. Relax on the white sandy beach amongst the granite boulders before taking a dip in the ocean with your new feathered friends.
Camps Bay – the most popular beach in Cape Town. Close to the city centre, it constantly pulses with a bronze-soaked energy.
Muizenberg Beach – its colourful Victorian bathing boxes create not only a picturesque shoreline, but the perfect place to relax with the family.
The Clifton Beaches – all four of them are the true embodiment of the perfect beach. Their crystal blue waters and white sand are praised as some of the most stunning in the world.
Cape Town has an overwhelming number of drool worthy food markets. Each features a unique selection of locally sourced food, representing the vast cultural influences within the country.
Bay Harbour Market – celebrates the local creativity and culture with a vibrant energy that you can only find in Hout Bay.
The Neighbourgoods Market – offers a wealth of cuisines from around the world while showcasing the artistic talent emerging from the area.
V&A Food Market – is always abuzz and the perfect place to grab a meal or craft beer after exploring the V&A Waterfront.
Cape Town estates produce some of the most well-known wines and provide visitors with wine tastings and pairings as well as fine dining and accommodation. Here are some of the top wine valleys worth taking a drive to.
Franschhoek – the landscape of this wine route is lavishly beautiful. The area has a small village atmosphere and many of its wine farms are French inspired.
Stellenbosch – is the country's sixth most popular tourist destination. With 148 wine farms and a rich history, the area is more than just a spot for wine tourism.
Constantia Valley – close to central Cape Town, it’s home to the oldest wine farm in the country – Groot Constantia.
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Cape Town and the Garden Route
Cape Town International Airport CPT
The second busiest airport in South Africa.
Car hire pick up point
The rental centre is located just outside of the Terminal.
Mossel Bay – 384km
An old style harbour town, which marks the start of the Garden Route.
Plettenberg Bay – 138km
One of the most famous coastal vacation spots in the country, providing excellent dining and shopping.
Tsitsikamma National Park – 62km
Where Storms River meets the ocean, forming a lush hideaway and the perfect spot for kayaking, camping and swimming.
Jeffreys Bay – 113km
A surfer’s dream destination. Here, you will find one of the best surf breaks in the world as well as a true relaxing vibe.