Bidvest Car Rental
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Budget Car Rental Company in South Africa has recently gone a major overhaul. Budget and Bidvest (who have managed the budget brand for 20 years) are now going their separate ways. Essentially Budget Car Rental will now operate as Bidvest Car Rental. Budget will now be operated by with the Avis Car Rental brand as is the case worldwide. It is still business as usual and clients are assured that they will receive the same level of superior service from Bidvest Car Hire South Africa that has been the case in the past.
Bidvest Car Rental bring years of experience to the vehicle hiring industry in South Africa. They pride themselves on remarkable services before, during and after the rental of their vehicles. Their two decades of experience with Budget rentals is an indication of their commitment to world class service towards their clientele.
Bidvest Car Rental Branches
Bidvest Car Hire has branches all over South Africa and some neighbouring countries as well. All 9 provinces in South Africa have branches, as well as all of the major airports. Neighbouring countries with Bidvest Car Hire branches include Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia.
The Bidvest Car Rental website offers directions to all branches.
Bidvest Car Rental Website
The Bidvest car rental website is packed full with car rental information and services, in a very easy to read format. The booking process allows for you to get a quote and do bookings straight away. Once that is done you may modify, cancel or extend your bookings as required. The same process can be followed for corporate or tour customers. All details of client’s bookings are pre-printed waiting your arrival at the offices when collecting vehicles. Presenting a valid Driving License and Identification is required for dispatch of cars when at the branch.
Bidvest Car Rental Fleet
Their impressive fleet list has cars for hire for every occasion from
With the hatchback range there is a choice between the VW Polo’s or Move Up range. Hatchbacks are a popular choice for hirers who wish to have a small economical car to travel around in effortlessly. Both these cars carry 4 passengers with baggage space in the boot. Both have power steering, air-conditioning, central locking and radio functions. In short everything one would need to ensure a cozy and safe driving experience.
The sedan range has seven vehicle choices to choose from. Along with the basic amenities offered by the hatchback range, there is more boot space for luggage, better spacing for passengers, electric windows and bigger fuel tanks. The Toyota Corolla and Audi Multi range make up a section of this list followed by the exclusive Mercedes offerings. The luxurious comfortable ride provided these cars ensures seamless travel.
The SUV ranges comprises the Toyota Avanza, Nissan Qashqai, Nissan X-trail, and the Chevy Captiva. These car choices offer a higher performance, comfort and technology.
With the minibus range there is a choice of either the Toyota Quantum or VW Crewbus or Kombi vehicles. They carry 8 to 10 passengers and is the perfect hire when there is a group of people to transport around. With plenty of baggage space, air-conditioning and radio facilities it ensures a comfy ride with everyone being together instead of separate cars. The 14 and 23 seater minibuses available for hire offer the same amenities for a larger group of people.
The choice of convertibles for the cooler car enthusiast are the Audi Cabriolet or the Golf Cabriolet. Both gearboxes are automatic increasing driving pleasure with all above standard safety and driving features. The convertible feature allows for a summer vacation to be even more freeing on the roads with all round visibility and maximized ventilation.
The half-ton van ranges come with open and closed back. That is to say they either have a back canopy or not. These smaller ranges comes in petrol options only with a tow-bar feature. It is a good hire for smaller loads of goods and the smaller nature of the vehicle makes it easier for people with no van driving experience to drive around in.
The 1 one ton van rentals available for hire at Bidvest Car Rental come in the open and closed canopy versions as well and are available in either petrol and diesel options.
Single and double cabs with 4×4 drive are ideal for hire when doing off road activities. South Africa offers a good variety of safaris and camping spots and these vehicles are terrific for the gravel roads often up leading to them.
Trucks for hire come in 4 ton and 8 ton drop side or closed backs. The 3.5 truck is fully refrigerated.
Bidvest Car Rental Transfers
The Bidvest Coach Charter offers premium 15 to 59 seater vehicles for hire with fully trained drivers. Inspections are done on their entire fleet of coaches from top to bottom before and after every trip. Maintenance according to manufacturer standards is fully adhered to. The vehicles from Bidvest Coach Charter can be hired out for tourist groups, school outings, or function transportations.
The Bidvest Chauffeur Drive was created to offer clients their own personal chauffeur, with their choice of vehicle and adhering to their personal schedule. For visiting tourists, this availability offers the luxury of being driven around by an experienced driver in a foreign country who knows how best to get from place to place. This is especially beneficial to tourists who drive on the right lane in their home countries and would not easily adapt to left lane drive in South Africa. For the business client this service offers the chance to catch up on work or do any last minute preparations for schedules meetings while travelling in a luxury vehicle. Any extra time is always needed by business professionals.
The Bidvest door2door transfers gives people the chance to go directly from their home to any desired location. This eliminates the hassle of finding parking when you reach your destination nor have to worry about concentrating on driving when stuck in traffic.
Bidvest Car Rentals has a proud affiliation with the Quadriplegic Association of South Africa. It is an indication of Bidvest Car Rentals commitment to helping out the physically challenged. Vehicles are available with wheelchair access that is a hydraulic side lift for wheelchairs to be lifted in and out of the vehicles with ease. And they have available a range of products which can be fitted onto cars to allow for a content drive for those who have special needs.
General Bidvest Car hire information
- There is 24 hour medical assistance in case of injury with air or ground transportation to nearest medical facilities.
- There is full roadside assistance provided for lost keys, flat tyres or if you have run out of fuel
- They will dispatch a tow company for the vehicle to a mechanical workshop in case of breakdown
- The vehicle assist toll number provides explicit details for help to a hard to find destination.
- GPS navigation systems and baby seats are also available for hire at bidvest car rental
- All vehicles rented out in the Gauteng region have been fitted with E-toll tags
- Well maintained and serviced pre owned vehicles are available for purchase at budget prices