Explore the City of Gold with Avis Car Hire Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the powerhouse of South Africa and the country’s centre of commerce and industry. The city is a melting pot of fast-paced action, cultural sights, vibrant nightspots, modern cuisine and innovation.


Avis Car Rental

Avis Car Rental started out in 1967 as Zeda Car Rental and Tours, based in Bloemfontein. The business was approached by Sanlam and Avis Rent a Car Systems Incorporated to form a joint venture which expanded to include branches in all of South Africa’s major cities by 1972.

Today, Avis Car Rental is found in over 80 locations throughout the country, including OR Tambo International Airport and 23 other airports nationwide. Avis Car Rental Johannesburg and its peers offer a wide range of affordable services encompassing every aspect of car hire and related services.


Where to find Avis Car Hire Johannesburg

Avis Car Hire may be found at several convenient locations around the city. The OR Tambo International Airport Branch is conveniently situated on the ground floor of the parking lot opposite Domestic Arrivals. It is the first kiosk on the left.

Here you can expect friendly expert service 24 hours a day.

The main Avis Downtown Branch is located at 5 Loveday Street in Marshalltown.


Services Offered


The Avis Fleet

Avis Car Hire Johannesburg can match you with a wide range of vehicles to suit your specific requirements. Apart from the regular assortment of budget and mid-range vehicles which are all serviced and maintained to exacting standards, Avis also offers more specialised options.

The Luxury Cars Fleet comprises a number of Audi A3 convertibles, Audi A8s and BMW 650i /sedans. None of these vehicles is over 12 months old and all sport low mileage, power steering, air conditioning, airbags, central locking, GPS, and Radio/CD Player.

If you are looking for Van Rental, Avis Car Rental Johannesburg is happy to oblige with a variety of 4x4 single or double cab off road vehicles, 1, 3, 5 or 8 tonne trucks, panel vans and 14-seater buses. These vehicles are all less than 6 years old with under 400 000 kilometres on the clock and maintained according to a strict schedule. The threshold for vans and pick-up trucks is 120 000 kilometres and 2 years.

Trailer hire is another option for the not-so-light traveller and can be hired singly or with the vehicle of your choice. Trailers may be returned to the branch of your choice as soon as you no longer need them, independent of your car hire arrangements.


Additional Services

The Avis Point 2 Point service is a standby in the event of something untoward happening to your rental vehicle. You can hire one of these vehicles to get you from point A to B when you are in a jam, or as a hassle free way to get you to the airport. In the event of airport transportation, you are allocated 30 minutes free to enable you to check in. Currently this service is available in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban with plans to expand soon.

Avis Chauffer Drive is the perfect solution for luxury travel. Chauffeur-driven luxury vehicles, 4x4s and convertibles are available nationwide to transport you to and from important events.

The Avis Conference and Events package ensures that all the transport arrangements for your conference or gala event are taken care of. A dedicated team of professionals is assigned to see to it that everybody arrives on time, relaxed, safe and raring to go.

Avis Buy A Car is the perfect way to make one of the immaculate Avis Rental cars your own. These low mileage, perfectly maintained vehicles are offered up for sale once they have reached the upper limits of Avis mileage standards.


Optional Extras

For extra peace of mind, Avis Car Rentals offers roadside assistance, mobile phone packages, maps and a 24-hour help line to assist their customers.

Car seats for all ages of children are available to hire along with your rental car.

If you are new to the area, leave navigation to the experts by hiring a GPS in your own language to guide you every step of the way.

Other options that allow you to customise your journey with Avis car hire Johannesburg include Super Cover and Monthly Rates, Shorter Distance Specials, Weekend Car Hire and International Visitors Specials.


Partner Programmes

By teaming up with major role players in the hospitality industry, Avis Car Hire is able to offer a range of savings and rewards when you make use of services from the following providers:

  • South African Airways, Voyager and Express
  • SA Airlink
  • British Airways
  • Lufthansa
  • SN Brussels Airlines
  • City Lodge
  • Three Cities Exceptional Hotels & Safari Lodges


Finding Cheap Car Hire in Johannesburg

Wherever you roam in Johannesburg and around South Africa, you will find a branch of Avis Car Hire to service your needs.

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