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CAR RENTALS JOHANNESBURG

CAR RENTALS JOHANNESBURG

CAR RENTALS JOHANNESBURG

CAR RENTALS JOHANNESBURG — since public transportation is limited to bus lines and questionable minibuses (and their service often tapes off during the evening), renting a car may be a preferable (if pricier) option to getting around in Johannesburg. Those renting a car should certainly get a map to familiarize oneself with the main streets and routes and where they go. That, as well as geographic points of reference: there are two telecom towers that can readily serve this function: Hillbrow tower (located toward the city center) and Brixton tower (a.k.a. Sentech Tower – which is to the west of the city). Using these two easy to find towers, one can determine their geographic location by noting:

If the Hillbrow tower is to the left of the Brixton tower, then you are in the north

 

If the Hillbrow tower is closer than the Brixton tower, then you are in the east

 

If the Brixton tower is to the left of the Hillbrow tower, then you are in the south

 

If the Brixton tower is closer than the Hillbrow tower, then you are in the west

Also, Johannesburg has a ring road system of freeways, with the city center located at the center of the ring. The ring is formed by the N1 on the north and west, the N3 on the east and the N12 on the south. The ring is dissected north/south by the M1 freeway and partially dissected east/west by the M2 freeway.

 

Here are some car rental companies that operate in Johannesburg:

 

Avis: +27 11 827 4604

Budget: +27 11 331 3631/4
Europcar: +27 11 883 4352

Hertz: +27 11 557 3003 ‎
Thrifty: +27 11 230 5000