About Us

About The Woodford Group


With over 4500 vehicles in our fleet and a nationwide footprint at all major airports and centres, Woodford Car Hire is South Africa’s largest independent car rental company.

We strive to provide our public, private and commercial customers with value, innovation, and service excellence. We offer the widest range of vehicles at exceptionally competitive rates.

Originally established in 1981, the Woodford Group and Woodford Car Hire remain family-owned to ensure a personal and sentimental touch to our service. Woodford Car Hire commits to growing its loyal clientele through customer-centric assistance and world class services.

Woodford Car Hire is BEE compliant and has strong relationships with the tourism industry, government divisions and the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA). Woodford Group is a member of SAVRALA.

What Makes Woodford Different?

Car Rental the Woodford Way
 2500+ VEHICLES We cater for all your passenger, commercial and logistics needs
PRISTINE VEHICLE MAINTENANCE Well maintained fleets means care free car hire
ADVANCE REWARDS PROGRAMME Earn points towards discounts & upgrades
FREE CHANGES Change your dates or options at any time before the reservation starts
SERVICE EXCELLENCE Woodford offers customer service that is always evolving
BOOK ONLINE Cheaper rates online including free amendments and cancellation
INTERNATIONAL CAR HIRE Pay in rands, pick up at one of our 1000 car hire partners worldwide

The Woodford Group is a homegrown company that has never been afraid to venture abroad and explore the use of innovative practices, tools and technologies. That means that as a local independent, Woodford combines the best of understanding the local market but still being on the leading edge of innovation in the industry.

Woodford offers all the services of a multinational car rental agency, but the personal touch of a family-owned business that understands the needs of the market, and builds an offering around them.

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