Car Hire King Shaka International Airport

Fast, secure and trusted car rental. SANI Car Rental at King Shaka International Airport is a South African homegrown car rental company with 36+ years of experience in the industry. With the largest independently owned fleet in South Africa, vehicles available to rent include compact cars, economy cars, premium cars, people carriers and SUVs.

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Why rent with SANI Car Rental


Over 36 years of car rental expertise within South Africa


Largest independently-owned and diverse fleet of vehicles


Guaranteed best rates and the lowest bank authorisations


Branches located nationwide and at all major airports

King Shaka Airport Car Rental – Explore Durban at your own pace

SANI Car Rental is the leading car hire company at Durban Airport, offering quality vehicles and flexible options for all your King Shaka International car rental needs. Whether you need a vehicle for a business trip or just a weekend getaway, fetch your hired car from the SANI Car Rental King Shaka Airport pickup point. With our competitive prices and attentive customer service, we strive to make every car rental experience enjoyable and convenient. To book a vehicle or get more information, call us today or book online. 

Why SANI Car Rental  – The Advantages Of Our Car Hire

When you collect your car from SANI’s King Shaka Airport car rental pick-up point, you get far more than just another car. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, competitive rates, and flexible booking terms – all of which add up to an unbeatable experience.

Five Reasons to Rent a Vehicle from SANI Car Rental

When you choose SANI Car Rental at Durban Airport, you’ll enjoy all these advantages:

  • A wide variety of cars such as sedans, SUVs, minivans and luxury vehicles that suit all budgets and requirements;
  • Affordable prices at all times;
  • Easy booking process with no deposit required;
  • Free cancellations up to 15 hours prior to pick-up;
  • Secure online payments using SSL certificates for total peace of mind;

How to Rent a Car From SANI Car Rental at Durban airport

Renting a car from SANI Car Rental is easy and straightforward:

  1. Choose your desired vehicle type from our online catalogue or give us a call for more information about availability;
  2. Fill out the booking form with your information and submit it along with payment details;
  3. Make sure that you have valid driver’s license upon pick-up according to local regulations;
  4. Be aware of any extra charges (such as insurance) when making the reservation so that there are no surprises at pick-up time;
  5. Sign paperwork indicating acceptance of our terms & conditions upon picking up the vehicle;
  6. Return the car after use according to agreed terms (which takes into account fuel etc). Join our Car Hire Royalty Programme if you want even more discounts on rentals along with additional benefits.

What To See And Do In Durban With Your King Shaka Airport Rental Car

After collecting your hired car from the King Shaka Airport pick up point in Durban, there are plenty of attractions sitting right at your fingertips. Here are six top choices:

  1. Visit uShaka Marine World – A fantastic day out for families and couples alike, this one-of-a-kind oceanarium has 5 top class venues – Sea World Aquariums, Wet’n’Wild slides, Animal world Safari tours and many more fun activities that offer an unforgettable experience.
  2. Explore Moses Mabhida Stadium – Get some fresh air while admiring this grand stadium located on Kings Park Road in Kenneth Kaunda Circle – perfect for photo ops!
  3. Journey through Valley of 1000 hills – Take an insightful journey tracing the heritage trail along the old wagon route between Pietermaritzburg and Durban with its spectacular views that you won’t easily find elsewhere.
  4. Relax beachside at Umhlanga Rocks – This sandy beach paradise provides an exciting atmosphere with its nightlife opportunities lined up along the coastline’s promenade walkways such as shopping centres, bars and restaurants overlooking magnificent ocean views…
  5. Adventure into Kruger National Park – An absolute must for big game viewing enthusiasts! Stretched across 360 kilometres long and 60 kilometres wide of African bushveld in Limpopo province lies one of Africa’s oldest national parks with stunning biodiversity including thousands of mammals, reptiles & birds species…
  6. Experience the beautiful riverside atmosphere at Umgeni River Bird Park – This picturesque sanctuary offers visitors sights such as splendid waterfalls surrounded by lush greenery while being home to more than 200 exotic bird species which deliver colours and sounds like nowhere else.

 Here are a few tips for you to have an enjoyable and safe journey in Durban: 

  • Get familiar with the main routes or landmarks before starting your trip.
  • Stick to the speed limit and be conscious of pedestrians and cyclists when driving.
  • Park your car in designated spots and keep your belongings secure out of sight.
  • In case of an emergency, don’t pull over onto the side of the road – just contact our emergency number straight away for help.

FAQs – King Shaka Airport (Durban) SANI Car Rental Pick-up Point

What is the minimum age & driver license requirements for renting a car from SANI Car Rental at Durban airport?

Anyone from 21+ years old holding a valid driver’s license can book a rental vehicle from SANI Rental Car in Durban. International drivers must present their original passport when collecting their car.

What are payment options & cancellation policies for booking cars online?

Customers can choose between online credit/debit card payments or direct bank deposit. Cancellations made up to 15 hours before pick-up time are free. Cancellations made less than 15 hours before pick-up time incur charges.

How do I return my SANI rented car after business hours?

For after-hours returns, make sure to check if the SANI Car Rental location provides a secure key drop-safe and designated parking. King Shaka Airport (Durban) car rental pick up and drop off point might be available after hours, but you need to confirm this. Reminder that it is important to deposit the keys into the marked key drop-safe and not handed to any security or location staff. Additionally, park the vehicle in a SANI Car Rental designated parking space and make sure all personal belongings are removed from the vehicle before you leave. Finally, be sure to lock and secure all doors and windows before you depart.

Become a SANI Royalty member and unlock rewards

Our loyalty programme is the first of its kind to reward its local customers in the way that we do. We allow you to earn free upgrades and free rental days more frequently. The benefits can be banked for the year and can be redeemed at any of our locations, including King Shaka International Airport. We provide value, benefits and rewards to show our appreciation.

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