If you haven't had the chance to hit the road since winter ended, why not round up the troops and take a road trip this Rock-tober with First Car Rental?

We have 52 branches throughout the country, including all major cities. So, whether you're looking for cheap car rental in Polokwane or Pietermaritzburg, you can rest easy knowing that there's always a First Car Rental where ever you go. What's more—we have over 7 500 vehicles to choose from, including economy car rentals, corporate car rentals, SUVs, Luxury vehicles and more.


If you're looking for a fun event to attend while you're on your trip, why not try out one of these:

1. Amashova Classic Cycle Race | 20 October | Kwa-Zulu Natal

Amashova Classic Cycle Race

AmaShova, KwaZulu-Natal's oldest cycle race, offers participants an action-packed route, filled with some of the most beautiful views. For those serious cyclists, there is the full 106km race, or for the more intermediate riders, a 65km and 35km half-race. Dust off your bike and join in the fun.

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First Car Rental | Pietermaritzburg Airport (Oribi Airport)

2. Art Franschhoek | 25-27 October | Western Cape

Art Franschhoek

Besides food and wine, Franschhoek has also become one of SA's premier art destinations with its numerous galleries and resident artists. Art Franschhoek is a 3-day event that aims to promote fine art in the valley in the same way its other strengths have been defined. Bring some friends and come and get inspired!

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First Car Rental | Stellenbosch

3. The Curry & Craft Festival Gauteng | 19 October | Gauteng

 The Curry & Craft Festival

Round up the family and enjoy a day full of flavour! Featuring some of the best curry dishes and food stalls, as well as the tastiest home-brewed beers, the Curry and Craft festival has it all. Visitors can also watch things heat up as the various stalls compete for the best curry dish and Bunny Chow in Jozi.

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First Car Rental | Braamfontein

4. Bedford Garden Festival | 18-20 October | Eastern Cape

Bedford Garden Festival.

The annual Bedford Garden Festival is an Eastern Cape lifestyle experience that has visitors returning again and again for a dose of down to earth country fun. Perfect for nature-lovers, there will be ten gardens open for exploring, with delicious refreshments at each one.

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First Car Rental | East London Airport

5. The Haunted Forest Halloween Party | 25-27 October | Gauteng

See the flowers at the Namaqua National Park.

The Haunted Forest is Joburg's flagship Halloween event that takes place at the Riversands Farm Village. This year, the event will run over 3 days. Friday evening will be dedicated to teens, Saturday will feature an exciting interactive experience in the forest, while Sunday is all about friendly family fun. Come along and enjoy a few tricks and treats.

Closest car hire near me:
First Car Rental | Midrand

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