Durban is the 2nd largest city in South Africa after Johannesburg. The City is situated along the country’s east coastline off the Indian Ocean in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. The city is also home to the country’s busiest port and has a population of about 3 million residents.

Durban has developed largely in recent years as a key tourist destination and is presently one of the most visited cities in South Africa. Visitors to the city are attracted to its beaches, access to sporting and recreational activities.

Other interesting places to visit in Durban are; the African Arts and Culture Gallery, Durban Art Gallery, Maritime Museum, uShaka Marine World, The Golden Mile (features a stretch of sandy beaches, resorts, pubs and nightclubs), Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World.

Car Hire in Durban:

There are a good number of car hire options for visitors to Durban. A number of established car hire firms such as Hertz Car Rental, Europcar and Avis offer car hire services for visitors to the city.

There are also a number of reliable local car hire companies here that offer very competitive rates and may be worth checking out.

You can hire a car prior to your arrival either online or via your travel agent. The Durban International Airport has a number of car hire firms situated at the international and domestic arrival areas. These are; Budget, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Imperial, National Alamo, Dollar Thrifty, Woodford and Tempest.