Sixt Car Rental

Sixt Rent Car Rental is one the oldest, esteemed vehicle rental companies around today and was the first to operate in Germany. Sixt Car Rental, a family-owned business, was establishedin Munich by Martin Sixt in 1912 with just three cars; two Mercedes and one Luxus-Deutz-Landaulet providing tours and day-trips to mostly British and American aristocrats.

Focusing on low vehicle rentals with high quality customer care proved successful over the years and today Sixt is listed asthe 5th largest vehicle rental companyin the world. Boasting a fleet of 220 000 vehicles across 105 countries, renting a car from Sixt is most favourable for business people and frequent travellers whohave much to gain from more than 50 airline companies (including South African Airways), over 25 hotel groups and numerous other industries that are in partnership with Sixt.

2001 saw South Africa, Namibia and Botswana joining the Sixt franchise programme with40 strategically locatedcar rental branches throughout South Africa, Sixt is available at 15 airports, in all major cities, towns and primary tourist destination spots.


Offering a variety of manual and automatic vehicles that include Chevrolet, Ford, WV, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Nissan, Toyota as well as SUV's, people carriers, sports vehicles and truck hire, clients will find a vehicle to suit their needs, whims and budget.


You can pop into your nearest Sixt car hire branch, go online, telephone the call centre or book your vehicle with an iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone or Bada App from your iPhone, iPad or Smartphone.

Sixt Cards

Sixtcar hire have on offer five 'Sixt Cards' to suit your personal needs, save you time and afford you numerous benefits.Choose from 'Express', 'Corporate','Ladies', 'Gold' or 'Platinum' and gain from no more standing in queues, discounted rates on vehicle or truck hire and limousine services,receiving points or miles frompartnership airlines or hotel groups, having your reservation prioritised (when you’ve forgotten to book your car)and the advantage of using fast online check-in facilities.


If you're a Sixt car rental client you can conveniently make use of the 'Sixt Online Check-in' where you avoid the queue, reserve your favourite vehicle or amend your booking. Once you've completed the reservation form online, go to the express counter at your Sixt branch and swap your signature for your car keys with no hassle! Ensure this facility is available at your branch.

With your 'Sixt Express Card' you simply find a 'Sixt Quick Check-In Terminal', available at specific locations, insert your 'Sixt Express Card' or credit card, choose your vehicle from three available options plus any additional extras, confirm your booking information, receive your printed reservation and rental agreement, open the safe, take your keys and start driving to your destination. Nothing could be easier!


Clients with babies or children can book a baby seat for babies up to 9 months or up to 18kg in weight or child seat for children from 9 months to five years or two to ten years in age for R300. A necessity for visitors partaking in a travelling holiday is a navigational system that can be hired for R80 via credit card only. As these items are subject to availability it's a good idea to book ahead of time. Should you require an additional driver, the surcharge is R260. Clients requiring the 'Delivery and Collection' service will be charged R275 up to a 25km distance, if further, the charge is R7 for each kilometre over 25km.Outside of 'opening hours' this service will incur a fee of R500 up to 25km with each additional kilometre costing R7.

First-Time Renters

Drivers wanting to book a Six tcar rental vehicle in South Africa must be 23 years or older and be in possession of a valid two-year old drivers licence. On collection of your vehicle, you must present a valid ID or passport. If you don't collect your vehicle within the stipulated time period or don’t collect it at all, you will not be refunded. Bookings can be amended up to 48-hours prior to departure with an amendment charge of R190 and if you need to cancel your reservation, a cancellation fee is incurred.


Sixt car hire embossed Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard and MasterCard credit cards provided the renter is the owner of the card. Not acceptable for payment is cash, cheques, prepaid or debit cards. Clients may only utilise their 'Sixt Car Express Service' card together with a credit card.


Included in your vehicle rental is 'Third Party Insurance' but should you be transporting dangerous items, or an unauthorised driver is driving, this protection becomes null and void. Rates are also inclusive of a 'Loss Damage Waiver'. Check online for more information including 'Personal Accident Protection' and 'Glass Damage Waiver' as well as 'Terms and Conditions'.

Cross-Border Rental

Sixtcar rental permits their vehicle renters (in specific car groups only) to cross over into Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Namibia provided that written permission has been issued to the renter from their Sixt car branch. If planning to cross a border, when booking, renters should check on monetary amounts required that differ for each particular country.

Contact Information

Reservations Telephone : +27 (0)11 230 9990

Reservations Email :

Existing Reservations/Claim Notifications:

Rental Enquiries : +27 (0)11 230 9999

Invoices :

Physical Address:

Sixt South Africa Headquarters, CMH Car Hire (Pty) Ltd, 206 West Street, Durban, 4001