Thrifty, Cape Town South Africa Car Rental


Cape Town, KwaZulu-Natal (province), South Africa

Best Price Car Rentals at Cape Town Airport(CPT)

Last updated on: September 26, 2021

Thrifty - Cape Town South Africa Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location



+27 210000028

Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Thrifty - Cape Town South Africa car rental location is in terminal

You can walk to the counter of Thrifty - Cape Town South Africa car rental.

Thrifty office is located in front of the Transport Plaza and Central Terminal Building. Passengers can access through the two pedestrian subways place on either side of the terminal building.

Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

Return instruction is being collected.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
05:00 -23:00
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Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards(pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

Pack up ^
100% of the rental car rate plus ZAR 5000-1500030-30

Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: Visa, Master

Visa Master


Yes. E-voucher is accepted. Show the digital voucher on your mobile instead of a print-out is good enough.

Driver Age Requirements

18 - 99 years old

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 1-2 year(s).

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

Domestic License + IDP

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driver’s license with you.

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in South Africa

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
GPS rental
GPS rental
Provided by the local stores. Usually, interface and voice are of the local language.
ZAR 50/day

Cross Border


Depending on which countries to bring the rental cars to, policies differ:






ZAR 1513 per rental
Luxury cars are not allowed to corss border. Cars crossing to Zimbabwe allowed to cross at Victoria Falls ONLY-NO other borders.


Depending on which countries to bring the rental cars to, policies differ:
The vehicle can be driven to this country, please confirm the surcharges with supplier. Luxury cars are not allowed to cross border.

Cross Islands

To be updated


To be updated

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

To be updated

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks


1 mi from Cape Town Airport


5.2 mi from Bradclin @ York

5.2 mi from Howard Hamlet34

5.4 mi from Disa Guest House

Other Landmarks

8 mi from Newlands Stadium

11.3 mi from Red Open Top Bus

12 mi from Signal Hill

Map view of Thrifty Store Location
coordinates: -33.957 18.6060009

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Besides credit cards and debit cards, now you can pay for online car rentals with cryptocurrency in 2020. Bitcoin(BTC), ethereum(ETH), and bitcoin cash(BCH) are accepted. Wonder how long does a bitcoin transaction takes and how to pay with bitcoin? Read our FAQs.

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