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Umhlanga car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Umhlanga

  • You can avoid making numerous transfers or waiting for transportation by travelling directly to your desired destinations when you opt for car hire in Umhlanga. It is beneficial if you want to make the most of your sightseeing opportunities or have limited time. Using an Umhlanga car hire, you can also travel to remote or difficult-to-reach locations that need to be better served by public transportation. You have the freedom to visit places off the grid, which might need to be more complex to reach using other public transport means. Among the locations you can visit in your car hire in Umhlanga is the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve located 6 km (3.7 miles) from the town centre, and will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete the journey.
  • For those opting to fly into Umhlanga, there are a couple of airports you can use. These airports include the Durban King Shaka Intl Airport (DUR), Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB), and Richards Bay Airport (RCB). For those who wish to acquire a car hire in Umhlang, a couple of hire car companies are located within the airport's Arrival Terminal. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete the paperwork and drive out of the airport in your hire car.
  • Several important factors to consider when driving your car hire in Umhlanga to guarantee a secure and enjoyable experience. Make sure to go on the left-hand side of the road in South Africa, as it is the standard. On the right side of the car is the driver's seat. Be cautious of wildlife crossing the road when driving in rural or nature reserve areas close to Umhlanga, especially at dawn and dusk. To prevent collisions, pay attention to road signs alerting you to animal crossings and maintain a safe speed. Be alert to weather conditions affecting your driving ability, such as hail, fog, or strong winds. In bad weather, adjust your driving style accordingly and drive cautiously.
  • During the weekdays, when residents of Umhlanga are commuting to and from work, the city experiences peak traffic hours. The morning peak hour begins from 06:30 to 09:00 and evenings from 16:00 to 18:30. Several roads in and around Umhlanga can be highly congested during these peak hours. The streets to keep off of at these times include Lighthouse Road, the Ridgeside and Umhlanga Ridge Boulevard, the M4 Highway, and Umhlanga Rocks Drive.
  • Book your rental car in Umhlanga at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car in Umhlanga

  • How much is the price of fuel in Umhlanga?

    The average price of fuel in Umhlanga is ₹ 401 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a petrol tank costs between ₹ 4,811 and ₹ 6,415, depending on the car size.

  • Which hire car agencies are at King Shaka Intl airport (DUR)?

    The only car hire company onsite at King Shaka Intl airport is Avis.

  • Which hire car agencies will pick you up at King Shaka Intl airport (DUR)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from King Shaka Intl airport to off-airport locations is Avis.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Umhlanga?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Umhlanga?

    Choose a compact or mid-size vehicle that can handle Umhlanga's traffic and can be used to navigate city streets. These vehicles are typically simpler to drive and park in congested areas. Umhlanga has a warm, muggy climate, so having a hire car with working air conditioning is essential for a pleasant driving experience. Pick a vehicle with good ground clearance to handle various road conditions, such as potholes or uneven surfaces. It is especially crucial if you intend to explore rural or nature reserve areas close to Umhlanga.

  • What's the speed limit in Umhlanga?

    The speed limits are typically stated in kilometres per hour (km/h) in Umhlanga. The typical speed limit in densely populated urban areas is 60 km/h (37 mph). Residential areas typically have lower speed limits, ranging from 30 km/h (18 mph) to 40 km/h (25 mph). Some major roads in Umhlanga may have higher speed limits, like the M4 Highway, which are typically between 80 km/h (50 mph) and 100 km/h (62 mph). The speed limit is frequently lowered to 40 km/h (25 mph) when driving through school zones during specific times, usually before and after school hours.

  • Where are the best places to park in Umhlanga?

    It can be challenging to find parking for your Umhlanga car hire, and the availability of parking and the cost of parking may change depending on the location and the time of day. Parking can be found in various areas, including shopping malls, hotels and resorts, car parks, and on the street. Beachfront parking is also an option. Rates charged hourly for parking can range anywhere from approximately ZAR 10 (0.4 GBP) to ZAR 20 (0.8 GBP). 

Umhlanga car rental reviews and directory

Avis

8.0

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1 review

One location in Umhlanga

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Cabana Beach Hotel

+27 31 561 6073

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

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Hertz

10.0

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Shop 81, Protea Mall, Ridge Rd

+27 31 319 6230

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

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Thrifty

10.0

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Shop 81, Protea Mall, Ridge Rd

+27 31 319 6230

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

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Budget

8.9

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Cabana Beach Hotel

+27 31 561 6073

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00

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1First Car Rental

8.0

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1 Wilton Crescent, Umhlanga Ridge

+27 315 804 295

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GREEN MOTION

6.0

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250 Rocks Dr

+27 31 350 3383

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:30 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 23:59

Gf4, The Square

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Sixt

6.0

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6 Sunset Crescent

+27 31 580 4295

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Woodford

6.0

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Umhlanga Rocks Drive

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keddy by Europcar

10.0

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Shop No. 7, Umhlanga Plaza

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Shop n2 Umhlanga Plaza Lagoon Drive

+27 315 614 501

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Firefly

10.0

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41 The Umhlanga Plaza

+27 315 611 454

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Saturday08:00 - 17:00

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6.0

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329 Umhlanga Rocks Drive

+27 31 492 7866

Monday06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday06:00 - 18:00
Thursday06:00 - 18:00
Friday06:00 - 18:00
Saturday06:00 - 18:00
Sunday06:00 - 18:00

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Bidvest

2.0

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2 Lighthouse Road (Caltex Service Station)

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CarWiz

3.4

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Oceans Mall, Lagoon Dr, Umhlanga, uMhlanga

+27 31 350 4922

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FlexWays

2.0

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6n Sunset Cres, Umhlanga Ridge

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Sunnycars

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2 Lighthouse Road

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Lagoon Drive

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Bluu

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2 Lighthouse Road

+27 31 561 3011

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Dollar

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Shop 81, Protea Mall, Ridge Rd

+27 31 319 6230

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

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Europcar

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Shop No. 7, Umhlanga Plaza

+27 31 561 4501

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First Rent

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1 Wilton Cres

+27 315 804 295

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Rentacar

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Oceans Mall, Lagoon Drive

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