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National customer reviews

Very GoodBased on 2 304 verified guest reviews
7,6Value for money

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10,0 Wonderful
Pros:The rate was very convenent
8,8 Very Good
Cons:The primary reason I use the Emerald Aisle is to provide quick access and choice among a selection of quality mid-size cars. With two Emerald Aisle rentals in a short period of time (Ontario, CA and Seattle, WA), I experienced a very limited choice of vehicles. Instead of mid-size cars, the Emerald Aisle only contained a choice of compact SUVs. At Seattle, this was almost all Jeeps. Not much choice, and certainly not mid-size cars. On the positive side, National's attendant offered to have a sedan brought up from somewhere else. On the negative side, this would have taken extra time and would still have not provided me with a choice of vehicles.
8,4 Very Good
Pros:E verything.
2,0 Poor
Pros:Friendly staff, quick check in
Cons:Bed stubs your feet Bathroom drain not working
7,6 Good
Cons:Still so expensive.
10,0 Wonderful
Pros:Great First time experience
10,0 Wonderful
Pros:Price service and friendly staff.
2,0 Poor
Cons:horrible experience
3,2 Poor
Cons:I changed my pickup time via the National call enter but that was not relayed to the rental location. When I arrived, I had to wait for two hours because the personnel at that location were getting a car fixed and manning a second location. When someone finally arrived to get me my car, they indicated the car I had reserved had been given to another customer as they had not received my new pick-up time from the National customer service call center. So I ended up driving a much smaller vehicle than I had reserved, which I received only after waiting two hours at the rental location, during which time the National customer service reps were of little help. Last time I rent from National if there is another option.
10,0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything great
Cons:Free rental :)

National car hire prices in South Africa

People carrier
Passenger van
Pick-up truck

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Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
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Top tips for hiring a car from National

  • 25% of our users found car hire from National for R104 or less
  • Book your car hire from National at least 10 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Compact car hire from National is around 31% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from National

  • How much does it cost to hire a car from National?

    On average a car hire from National costs R1 112 per day.

  • What is the most popular car hire from National?

  • How many car hire locations does National have?

    National has 2 004 hire locations worldwide. Take a look at our National hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Which countries does National have car hire locations in?

    Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, Caribbean Netherlands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Réunion, Saint Barthélemy, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, St. Maarten, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Türkiye, U.S. Virgin Islands, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay

  • How much does it cost to hire a car from National for a week?

    On average a car hire from National costs R7 785 per week (R1 112 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car from National long term for a month?

    On average a car hire from National costs R33 364 per month (R1 112 per day).