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    Due to a global shortage of vehicles, availability is particularly limited this year, so we strongly advise you to book the car for your next trip as soon as possible. And to help get you on the road, we offer an exclusive discount of up to 10% worldwide through our membership programme. Book now and save! Sign in or create an account here.

    Why Book your Rental Car with Auto Europe

    Compare Car Hire Rates with Auto EuropeAuto Europe has been a leader in worldwide car rental services since 1954 and is now available for residents of South Africa to enjoy. We offer International Car Hire, Peugeot Leasing in Europe, Motorhome Rentals, Prestige and Sports Car Hire.

    With over 20,000 locations in more than 180 countries, there is always a location and price that suits you. Our competitive rates make us one of the best in the car hire industry, however if you do find a lower rate, our Beat Rate department will make sure we beat it, as long as you are comparing the same 'like for like' products.

    Rent from the Top Car Rental Suppliers Across the Globe

    When booking your car hire with Auto Europe you benefit not only from our decades of experience, but also from the experience of our distinguished partners. Over the years, we have cultivated long-standing partnerships with many of the leading domestic and international car rental companies with names you know and trust (Alamo, Avis, Budget. Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and more). These alliances allow Auto Europe to offer car hire from more locations and at better rates than our competitors - guaranteed! At Auto Europe we pride ourselves on great customer service and provide 24/7 phone support for complete peace of mind.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Renting a Car

    With over 60 years of experience in international car hire, we've got the answers to all your questions about the rental process. Find answers to our most popular questions below or head over to our car rental FAQ page for additional information!

    How old do you have to be in order to rent a car?

    In most countries across the globe, drivers must be at least 21 years old to rent a vehicle (the exact age may vary by car category). Please note that any driver younger than 25 may incur a young driver charge in addition to the daily rental rate. Contact Auto Europe for more information!

    Where is the Auto Europe counter located?

    Auto Europe is independent and not an agent for any particular car rental company. We partner with trusted suppliers like Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, and more. The name of the car rental company is provided at the top of the voucher along with the location information for the car rental supplier.

    What are your reservation center hours?

    Our reservations center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call us at 0800 983 468 or make a reservation online.

    Do I need anything to pick-up my car rental?

    Auto Europe requires that you provide your rental voucher, credit card, and a valid drivers licence at the time of pickup. The voucher shows confirmation of your reservation as well as having specific information about your car rental, rate, and other important details needed by our overseas affiliates. When you make a reservation by phone, vouchers are emailed to you upon receipt of payment. If you book online, vouchers are emailed to you upon receipt of payment.

    How fast can I confirm my reservation?

    We can confirm most reservations within as little as 24 hours. For last minute reservations, please call us on 0800 983 468.

    What forms of payment to you accept?

    Auto Europe accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. If you do not have a credit card, contact Auto Europe to go through your payment options.