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First Car Rental at George Airport
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Pros: Friendly service from rental staff 10 out 10
Cons: Nothing all good
Pros: We now try to book with First when we visit South Africa as always a positive experience and this was just the same
Pros: Not much - disappointing
Cons: Car wasn’t ready when and had to wait 30 mins. The interior lights of the car weren’t working.
Pros: All was as it should have been
Cons: When we picked our car up at George the car was not full it was 5/6 Th full. No offer of any money returned to us which was disappointing. Otherwise all was good
Cons: Car fitted with illegal and dangerous combination of tyres. Not full of fuel at pick up but First insisted it was, even though sent pictures of fuel gauge.
Pros: Quick handling of rental
Cons: Amount of withheld funds, also the extra amount withdrawn as a deposit, these should have been a combined authority only.
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Please check the Rental Conditions for each vehicle prior to booking as some conditions, particularly the deposit and deductible, may vary based on the class of vehicle.
A local renter is defined as a renter who is a resident of South Africa.
For local renters, unlimited mileage is not offered.
Mileage is limited, there will be a surcharge for each additional km.
Details are available at the car rental company's reservation office.
A young driver fee of 15.74 EUR per day applies to drivers under the age of 23, with a maximum of 78.70 EUR per rental.
There is no maximum age.
A Senior driver fee is not applied.
The driver license must have been issued by authorized authorities at least 2 year(s) before the date of the commencement of the rental.
In addition to the regular driver license, an International Driving Permit is also mandatory if the national driver license is not written in English.
Please note that the International Driving Permit is valid only if accompanied by the regular driver license.
In addition to documents mentioned previously, the customer will need the following: passport, valid driver license, credit card on a main drivers name, booking voucher.
The exact deposit is determined on pick up since the amount is dependent on the type of vehicle.
It is possible to pay and leave the deposit only with the following payment methods: Diners, MasterCard credit card, VISA credit card, American Express credit card.
Cash, Debit cards is/are not accepted.
The main driver must provide a physical payment card in their name with enough funds to cover the deposit to pick up the car. The rental company will neither accept virtual credit cards (e.g., GooglePay or ApplePay) nor someone else’s card (including family members).
crossing country borders is available on previous request at least 2 days before the pick up date.
Information on the exact fee amount is available by request.
Crossing country borders is allowed to the following territories: Lesotho, Namibia, Eswatini.
crossing country borders is forbidden for certain car groups. Details are available from the car rental company's reservation office.
In the event that Cross Border & Territorial Restrictions are violated, all protections lose their validity.
Prices for extras are shown on the booking page.
Adding additional drivers is allowed.
There is an additional charge for each driver.
Underage additional drivers are subject to both Young Driver and Additional Driver fees.
Underage additional drivers are also subject to a young driver fee.
When picking up the vehicle, all drivers must be present and must provide valid documentation.
The first additional driver is allowed free of charge.
Delivery/Collection service is available only by previous request.
Delivery/Collection service is available within city limits. Additional charges will be applied, depending on the distance.
If the renter would like to extend the rental period, renter should return to the car hire office at the end of the rental period to sign a new agreement.
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