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Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

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Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

Help! We are going to Cape Town just after Christmas and cant' find any car rental companies with cars available to hire. We have accommodation booked (and paid for) in Hermanus on 3rd and 4th January, but can't find a car to hire.

Is there any other way to get there? Can we hire a taxi to take us or is it too far?

Many thanks in advance

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1. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

Hi there Katehen

A transfer from the City of Cape Town to Hermanus will cost you about R950.00 for 2pax and maybe more if there are more people. There are many companies in Cape Town that will offer this service and as long as you do not pay more than that.

Regards

Hank - Ulungele Tours

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2. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

Here's a local company you might not have run across in your looking for a car:

http://www.cabs.co.za/

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3. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

Hi,

www.carhire3000.com has cars for hire with pick-up in Stellenbosch. Quite easy to get to there.

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4. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

Like others I don't understand your problem. www.arguscarhire.com currently seem to have plenty of availability for pick up either at Cape Town Airport or Downtown, on January 3rd for a three (or two) day hire.

All sorts of cars available from a Small Economy car such as a Chevy Spark for three days total of £38 to a Luxury level Mercedes, Honda Legend or BMW for £199.

Don't see what the problem is?

However seems to be few cars available currently before Jan 2nd.

Edited: 3:36 pm, December 19, 2011
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5. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

My problem is that i need a car on 2nd January and none of the operators have availability from this date. I've tried seraching for 2 days - up to 8 days hire.

I've tried cabs.co.za (thanks Bwana Dave) and arguscarhire, and carhire 3000, as well as going direct to Avos, Thrifty, Car Hire cape town, CT cars, Europcar, Hertz and a couple of other websites i've found online.

Good idea to go to stellenbosch but our accomodation is booked for

cape town (5nights), hermanus (2night - 2nd and 3rd Jan), stellenbosch 1 night, francshcoek 2 nights - so ideally we would pick up a car in cape town to save any excess travel. Looks like we might not have a choice though!

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6. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

You did say January 3rd!

However right now both Holiday Autos - www.holidayautos.co.uk - and Carhiremarket - https://www.carhiremarket.com - show very limited availability in Cape Town pick-up January 2nd and drop off January 7th. Both have Economy Car (Opel Corsa/Renault Clio or similar) for £84.94 and holiday autos are including a free additional driver.

Suggest that you phone immediately to check availability. UK numbers - Holiday Autos 0871 472 5229 - Carhiremarket 08002794445 They may not still be available when you call, but they show right now.

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7. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

PS - Looks like the Carhiremarket offer comes through Holiday Autos so try HA first.

They also show a Mercedes available for £320 for the same period!

Edited: 8:13 am, December 20, 2011
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9. Re: Getting to Hermanus by Taxi?

This Company will be able to assist

info@hermanustours.co.za

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