Woodford Car Rental South Africa

Travellers, locals and business professionals alike will find affordable, reliable car rental services in South Africa at Woodford Car Rental. An independent, family-owned car hire company with facilities at all the main airports in SA.


Book your flight on any of the leading SA Airlines and Woodford makes it possible for you to collect your vehicle anywhere from Woodford King Shaka to Woodford Car Hire Cape Town, PE and Johannesburg, with rental picks-ups available across South Africa.

Woodford is a car hire company that travels the extra mile to ensure care-free car hire, happy clients and optimal rates whether you are looking to hire a car for a few days, a few months, or even to take care of your business logistics.

One of the main reasons people turn to Woodford car rental is the fact that the company boasts an amazing fleet, to which they are constantly adding new vehicles. The company is home to over 1 600 vehicles including BMW, Hyundai, Jeep, Mercedes, Nissan, Toyota, Volvo and VW models, as well as a variety of trucks ranging from 5 - 8 tonnes.

Woodford Car Rental Services

Woodford car hire services consider your every possible need when it comes to hiring a vehicle. Their services include:

  • Car rental: You can opt to hire any car of your choice for any period. Woodford specialises in day-to-day car hire, which is ideal for travellers who will only be spending a few days in South Africa, or for those whose cars are in for repairs for a couple of days. Need to extend your booking? No problem. Simply pick up the phone or drop Woodford an email and notify them of the change. Do note, however, that you will need to physically present yourself and the vehicle for every second extension made.
  • Monthly car rentals: Woodford also specialises in monthly car rentals, offering a reduced rate to drivers who need to hire a car for an extended period. These monthly rental rates are not calculated per day, so you're able to save a substantial portion of money. Those who may want to take advantage of the monthly car rentals on offer at Woodford include travellers taking an extended holiday, businesses that need extra wheels during busier times of the year, as even those who are currently in between vehicles.
  • Commercial car rentals: Woodford commercial car rentals take care of your company's logistics needs whenever necessary. They make it possible for you to deliver your consignment or load to the correct destination with the least amount of fuss and at the best possible price.

Woodford strives to ensure that their clients have access to the most convenient logistics services and offers a wide range of pick up locations to choose from. These locations include Woodford King Shaka Airport, Cape Town International Airport, OR Tambo Airport, Durban Downtown, Port Elizabeth Airport and Pinetown.

Woodford Car Rental Rates

Woodford offers competitive rental rates when it comes to any type of car hire in South Africa - from day-to-day rental to monthly rentals. The amount you pay will depend on the model you choose and how long you need to hire it for. Be sure to keep an eye on the promotions page on the Woodford website if you're hoping to get a great deal. Woodford is continuously updating this page with unmissable deals that could save you thousands of rand.

Woodford is BEE Compliant

Woodford is proud not only to offer some of the most innovative and trusted car hire services in the country, but they are also proud to be 100% BEE compliant. Woodford boasts a level 1 BBBEE rating and is also 25% black female-owned.

Woodford has Won Awards

No need to take our word for it - Woodford has received numerous awards of the years for its service and dedication to its clients. It won the "Best Car Hire Cape Town 2017" Award at the Feather Awards, was named the "Top Empowered Company 2017" and also has a "Your Choice" Award from the Daily Choice Awards.

Find Woodford All Over SA

Did you know that Woodford is South Africa's largest independent car hire company? It, therefore, comes as no surprise to discover that Woodford car rental services can be embraced across SA - there is Woodford car hire Durban, Woodford car hire Cape Town, Woodford car hire Johannesburg, and many other Woodford rental branches scattered in between. No matter where you are in the country, you'll be able to find a Woodford car to hire to suit your needs.

Woodford International Partners

Woodford takes their car rental offerings one step further with international car hire at any one of their 1 000 car hire partners worldwide. Pay for your rental in rands and pick it up at the rental location of your choice.

Care-Free Car Hire

There is nothing worse than hiring a car and paying a pretty penny for it only for the vehicle to break down on you a few days later. Woodford goes the extra mile to ensure that this doesn't happen by making superior car maintenance a top priority. Peace of mind is always guaranteed.

The Advance Rewards Programme

The more cars you hire from Woodford, the more you have to gain. The company's Advance Rewards Programme gives you the chance to save every time you rent a vehicle. The programme has three tiers:

  • Green: 1 - 8 rentals per quarter earns you 5% of the total value of your rental
  • Silver: 9 - 14 rentals per quarter earns you 10% of the total value of your rental
  • Gold: 15+ rentals per quarter earns you 13% of the total value of your rental

The programme also offers an array of impressive added benefits, including free GPS, priority for car availability and upgrades.

It's Time to Book

It's so easy to use the Woodford comprehensive online search facility, which has been designed to assist you in sourcing the best Woodford car hire package for any type of trip! Simply enter your preferred pick up and drop off dates and hit 'search', and you'll be a few clicks away from your dream car for your journey across South Africa.

Thrifty Car Rental's Fleet in South Africa

The Thrifty Car Hire fleet offers a range of vehicle types to suit every budget. According to Thrifty Car Hire's website, the company features the following types of vehicles:

Polo Vivo Mercedes Benz C-Class
Datsun Go Nissan X-Trail Auto 4x4
Hyundai i10 Toyota Fortuner 2x4
Nissan Micra Nissan NP300 4x4
Nissan Almera Toyota Quantum 10-seater/14-seater
Toyota Quest Toyota Corolla
Nissan NP200 VW T6 Kombi
Nissan NP300 Single Cab 2x4 Hyundai i20 Hatch
Ford Ranger 4x4 BMW X3
Nissan NV350

Thrifty Car Hire believes in ensuring the safety of its clients on the road and because of this, they endeavour to replace all of their vehicles every year, or every 30 000 km.

Thrifty Car Hire Rewards Club - MyBucks & Thrifty Miles

Customers of Thrifty Car Hire can join the rewards club called MyBucks. For every car rental, members receive points in the form of "Thrifty Miles". These miles can be collected and redeemed for discounts on future car hire bookings.

To take advantage of this loyalty program, travellers must register as a member on the Thrifty Car Hire website.

Where Are Thrifty Car Rental Branches in South Africa?

You can find a Thrifty Car Hire branch in the following provinces:

  • In Gauteng, you can find a Thrifty Car Hire branch at O.R Tambo Airport, Lanseria Airport, Midrand Halfway Gardens, Centurion, Pretoria Stanza Bopape Street, and in Sandton just opposite the Gautrain.
  • In the Western Cape, you can find Thrifty Car Rental Cape Town at the Cape Town International Airport, Greenpoint, Somerset West, and George Airport.
  • In KwaZulu Natal, find Thrifty Car Hire in Durban City, King Shaka International Airport, and Richards Bay.
  • In the Free State, you can find Thrifty Car Hire at the Bloemfontein Airport.
  • In the Eastern Cape, Thrifty Car Rental branches are at East London Airport, Umtata Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport, and in Walmer.
  • In Mpumalanga, you can find Thrifty Car Rental at the Kruger International Airport.

Additional Costs to Expect

The advertised prices on the Thrifty Car Hire website and partner websites reflect the daily rental rate or special package deal. In addition to these costs, customers need to consider damage and theft waivers, which usually amount to R100 to R300 per day depending on the vehicle category, and the length of the hire period. In addition to these fees, customers should be aware of possible excess km charges when hiring a vehicle that don't come with unlimited mileage.

Deposits are required for each rental and are returned at the end of the rental period if the car has no damage. Deposits usually take between 4 and 10 working days to be refunded.

Thrifty Car Services - South Africa

Thrifty Car Rental in South Africa offers a variety of valuable services, including:

  • Passenger & Luxury Car Rental

    Travellers can select a vehicle to hire from a wide range of options. The company offers passenger vehicles, luxury vehicles, and commercial vehicles too.

  • Chauffeur Services

    Need a driver to get you from A to B while you deal with business or simply relax? Thrifty Car Hire offers a chauffeur service that comes with vehicle and driver. All drivers are licensed and familiar with all routes in the area. These services need to be booked in advance.

  • One-way Rentals

    Thrifty Car Rental understands that sometimes a traveller needs to go in one direction. The company offers One-Way rentals where customers can collect a vehicle at one location and drop it off at another. One-Way rentals are provided at cost-effective rates and must be arranged in advance.

Thrifty car sales is an extra service offering of the Dollar Thrifty Group and can be found in Boksburg, Gauteng. An extension to the car rental side of the business, at Thrifty Car Sales you will find the same attention to detail and vehicle quality that you would get with a car rental. All Thrifty vehicles have to pass a systematic inspection before they are offered to customers.

Thrifty Car Rental Bookings - Book Online

To search, compare and securely book affordable car hire packages in South Africa with SA-Airlines, use our quick and easy car hire search form located at the top of this page.