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Car hire suggestions

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Car hire suggestions

Planning the following trip (9 days) in Sep 2013 for 2 adults and 2 young kids: Jhb to Sun City, on to Kruger, back to Jhb via Dullstroom.

Only car-hire (looking for an SUV or similar for the game viewing) I can find has 200km free per day, not sure if this trip will exceed the 1800km allowance, after which things get very pricy at R4/km.

Can anyone recommend any rental agencies that do unlimited mileage, or whether 1800km should cover it?

Thanks

Brad

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1. Re: Car hire suggestions

Have never have trouble finding unlimited mileage and we hire every year for KNP. We have used brokers including aroundaboutcars.com and carhire3000.com (think they are under a different name now) and both brokers provided cars from Europcar and Thrifty with unlimited kms standard. We usually just get a sedan but in 2011 we hired a little SUV Daihatsu Terios with Europcar. It was fine and we were 4 adults. Don't underestimate how many kilometres you can clock up in Kruger! :)

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2. Re: Car hire suggestions

Same here.

Have always had unlimited mileage from Avis, thinking maybe it might be different for international visitors, a local will need to advise and confirm this?

As Tryhard says you don't want to risk it in Kruger.

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3. Re: Car hire suggestions

We've also always had unlimited mileage from all major car rental companies like Avis, Europcar, Budget, etc.

In the long run it is cheaper paying a little more for unlimited mileage as you can save a lot of hassles. Also don't forget the all inclusive insurance and make sure tyres, glass and undercarriage are insured!

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Michelle

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