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South Africa 4x4

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Good experience with SA4x4 rental

We had a really great time with South Africa 4x4 (SA 4x4). First when we saw the bad comments on... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2019
Maya W
Well prepared vehicle and good value

We rented from SA 4x4 in December to go to Kruger. We were impressed with how well the vehicle was... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
Cariant
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Toyota Hilux DC 4x4 and Toyota Land Cruiser DC 4x4 Rentals, Fully Equipped, 100% Insured with unlimited kilometers. No extra fees for extra drivers; Free pick up and drop off in Johannesburg.
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62 Radio Street | Alberton North, Alberton 1449, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Below is a message we sent four times over several weeks to Mr. Dreyer, owner of SA 4x4. He did not acknowledge our email nor did he offer any compensation for our disastrous rental experience. After reading two dozen reviews that give this business a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

We had a really great time with South Africa 4x4 (SA 4x4). First when we saw the bad comments on tripadvisor we were ready to change our plan and rent with another company. But we had a long discussion with Marisca (the new owner) who...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

We rented five cars with this company for a full expedition covering several countries starting in Namibia, 30+ days. We had to wait one day for one of the cars because it had an accident. When it arrived, front tyres were really worn out with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

We rented from SA 4x4 in December to go to Kruger. We were impressed with how well the vehicle was set up, despite being a little old. The vehicle had a few kms on it but that never worries a Toyota. The service was great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Please guys, do not make the same mistake I made. I wish I read the following info before signing a rental agreement with 4x4 South Africa company. I wish it so much! Just do not give your money to this company, at all costs, do...More

Date of experience: May 2018
7  Thank PitersTorino
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Started out good with friendly service and helpful advice The vehicle started giving problems midway through out trip of seven days. We called the emergency number several times , sent out several text messages and had no response for 48 hours. We literally limped along...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank mathilda975
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I booked a car for 6 weeks to travel from Kenya to South Africa. First of all they allowed us to take this car even though we are under 21. No other car rental company in that category offered that service to us. Very nice!!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank peter442018
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We rented "Vlakvark" for a little over two weeks in February. We have rented with various companies across southern Africa in the past, and I should say that this time with SA4x4 was a pleasant one. Upfront we were cautious, looking at former reviews but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

My wife and I are from Colorado U.S.A. and recently spent 21 days renting a fully equipped Toyota Hilux from SA 4x4 during our 5th self-drive trip through southern Africa. It was our best trip yet due in part to the professional services of this...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ProtectWorldWildlife
Reviewed February 14, 2018

South Africa 4x4 is one of the lower priced outfits supplying camping equipped 4x4 vehicles out of Johannesburg and Windhoek. Our experience with the company for a 30 day hire with delivery to Maun and return to Windhoek was not a good one. A party...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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