Budget Car Hire

Barloworld Ltd, operator for the Avis Car Rental brand in southern Africa has taken over the Budget Car Rental brand as well. The Avis Budget Group announced in February that it had signed the agreementto allow Barloworld the opportunity of gaining further growth and development for the Budget brand throughout southern Africa. The license agreement allows Barloworld to handle the Budget brand in Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia including South Africa.


Budget Car Hire has more than 90 branches spread over all nine regions including Botswana and Namibia. With no less than 22 in Gauteng, 16 in the Western Cape, 15 in Kwa-Zulu Natal and 11 in the Eastern Cape, branches can be found in Upington, Vryheid and Witbank too. Their fleet offers a great selection of automatic and manual rental vehicles including Chevrolet, Hyundai i20, Toyota, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar XF, SUV 4x2 or 4x4 and 5 or 8-seater people carriers. When searching for your favourite car, on the same page, you'll see vehicle information on how many doors, mileage per tank, does it come with air-bags, power steering, central locking, radio/CD and air-conditioning and its passenger, luggage and bag capacity.


Be sure to book your child seat ensuring your precious cargo is safely strapped in. Parents making use of Budget Car Rental have a choice of a baby safety seat for babes weighing up to 9kg, a child safety seat for a child with a weight up to 25kg or a child booster seat for weights between 9 and 36kg. At a cost of R329 including VAT, no price is too high for the protection of your little one. Booking can be done when making your vehicle reservation either online or via the national call centre.

Embarking on a driving holiday in a foreign land or just trying to locate an address in a strange area can be a daunting encounter.To ensure you'll be relaxed, enjoying your journey,when reserving your vehicle, hire a GPS unit that speaks the same language as you do. For a daily rate of only R88 including VAT, you'll arrive at your destination in good time and smiling.


When you need help with transportation allow Budget Corporate Car Hire to offer you a solution tailored to your exact needs and within your budget. This service is available to the corporate sector, professionals, non-professional individuals and SMMEs. Always eager to assist, give Budget Car Hire a call at 011 923 3404 or go online and send an email.

When its time to hit the long and winding road you don't want to get stuck in the middle of nowhere, rather hire a Budget Long Term Rental car where you'll have a comfortable and reliable vehicle, peace of mind plus those additional extras to make your trip even more enjoyable. This service is applicable for car hire of 30 days or more with affordable monthly rates, the longer you rent the more you save!


When you go online to book your Budget Car Rental vehicle, always check out the specials first. For those going to East London, there's a special on car hire for R183 per day.Grab a budget weekend special from R177 per day ensuring you safely reach all your weekendengagements. See terms and conditions for these specials.

Contact Information

National Call Centre:

Local 086 101 6622

International +27 11 387 8002

Mon to Fri from 07:00 to 19:00

Saturday from 08:00 to 17:00

Sunday from 08:00 to 13:00

Holidays from 08:00 to 17:00

Roadside Emergency:

Local 0800 001 669

International +27 11 387 8432

Mon to Sun 24 hours