Head to the Mother City
Cape Town is the mother city of South Africa, home to the towering Table Mountain, glorious beaches and bountiful vineries. It boasts a cultural mix of society in the most diverse of sceneries; from the rolling mountain drives around the coast or the long scenic drives inland. It’s the ultimate destination for the ultimate adventure.
Cape Town based car hire is rather essential whether you visit the Mother City as part of a business trip or because you are on holiday. The city has so much to offer and with public transport not completely adequate for exploring the surrounding areas, you will appreciate the low vehicle rental tariffs asked by The Woodford Group.
With more than 16 years industry experience, we have learned how to structure carhire packages for Cape Town and other major cities in South Africa to ensure optimal client satisfaction. Whether you book a 100 km, 150 km or unlimited mileage package, you will save and at the same time have a well serviced car that meets your specific requirements.
Our hire offices in Cape Town are located near the airport for more convenience and, of course, savings.
Cape Town Airport – Tips and Information for the Traveller
When collecting or delivering the vehicle in business hours you will save on car hire rates as additional fees apply for after hour services. Keep it in mind when booking your flight ticket to ensure that you can save at the end of the day.
It is the second largest airport in the country and the third largest on the continent. To make it easier to find your way around the terminals have been built to be on one road. The airport is located just over 20 km from the main city area.
If you need to make use of foreign exchange services make your way to the baggage hall in the International section. There are numerous ATM facilities at the airport located at the exit areas of the terminals.
The airport area offers Wi-Fi connectivity. If you are an MWEB subscriber you will have 300 minutes free (monthly). If you are not, you can pay for access through usage of a credit card. The parking area is divided into shaded and outdoor parking. The multi-level parking costs are double that of the shaded area. Parking tariffs are calculated on hourly parking.
The disabled facilities include that of lifts as well as ramps. You can go to the information counters to get a wheelchair. There are also parking areas which are accessible for drivers with the relevant tags. The rest rooms are also equipped with toilets suited for disabled persons. Hearing impaired persons can make use of the special telephones.
Cape Town Hot Spots and Tourist Attractions
Make use of car hire services to ensure that you have your own transport for travelling to all the hotspots in the city. The V& A Waterfront is renowned worldwide and a must visit as it contains numerous upmarket restaurants and shops. The harbour area around it is stunning.
Camps Bay, Bloubergstrand, Melkbosstrand and Gordon’s Bay are popular beach areas while the history lovers enjoy a trip to Robben Island, the Castle and the many museums which make up the landscape of the inner city. A trip to the botanical gardens in addition to a trip to Ratanga Junction will ensure an exciting holiday. Ratanga Junction is a theme park with more than 30 rides and loads of family fun. Whether you are an adrenalin junky or somewhat reserved, it is a must visit.
The Noordhoek Farm Village is another one of the trendy hotspots reachable by car or public transport. It is one of the recently discovered jewels of Cape Town offering some of the best restaurants in South Africa, a pristine beach where people also go horse riding, art galleries, gift shops and a children’s playground.
The South African National Art Gallery is located in the Company’s Garden. It is age old dating back to the 1870s and is worth the visit if you are lover of the majestic. Aviation lovers will enjoy a trip to the Air Force Museum where aeroplanes from yesteryear can be seen.
Make your way to the Bo-Kaap where brightly coloured houses are built on the street and then some more exploration awaits you to the outskirts of Cape Town in the Franschhoek and Stellenbosch regions. With low car hire rates available from us, the Cape will be your oyster.