What is Avis Car Rental?
Avis is an American car rental company headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, United States. Avis, Budget Rent a Car, Budget Truck Rental, and Zipcar are all units of Avis Budget Group.
Avis Budget Group operates the Avis brand in South Africa, North America, South America, India, Australia, and New Zealand.
Avis Car Rental Prices In South Africa
Why is Avis car rental so expensive?
They found themselves without enough stock to supply the demand for rental cars. As such, they raised prices on the cars that they did have.
Car rentals are expensive because the agencies chose to sell off their cars to survive the pandemic financially.
How do car rentals work in South Africa?
In South Africa, you need to be 18 years or older to rent a car and must have held a valid driver’s license for a year.
If you are younger than 25 a Young Drivers Surcharge will be applied. This will automatically be added to your quote when booking online.
Why is renting a car so expensive now?
Demand for rental cars is outpacing the supply of available vehicles, so rental car prices have gone sky high. If you have been surprised by unusually high rental car rates, or by rental cars being generally unavailable, read on.