THRIFTY Rental Cars at King Shaka Airport

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THRIFTY Car Rental at King Shaka Airport
THRIFTY Car Rental at King Shaka Airport

Rated 7.8 out of 10

75 / 100
Avg. Wait
16 mins
Quality of Vehicle
83 / 100
Desk Service
75 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
75 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
83 / 100

In Terminal

* Calculated from 12 recent reviews from 643 total reviews.


THRIFTY Car Rental Services at King Shaka Airport

Travelers that are looking to rent a car while in Durban have a wide variety of car rental companies at King Shaka Airport available at their service when they arrive at King Shaka Airport. Before proceeding to the meeting point please remember to collect your entire luggage from the baggage claim area.

Helpful information when renting a vehicle at King Shaka Airport from Thrifty

Additional drivers can be added for a daily additional fee to the rental agreement provided they meet the same requirements as the main driver and are present at the time of pick up. The daily price for an additional driver starts at 24.99 ZAR. *Dependent on Vehicle Model. When driving in South Africa you should drive on the left hand side of the road.

Thrifty Car Rental Options

Rental vehicles are available from the following manufacturers: BMW, Datsun, Hyundai, Mercedes and Nissan + 2 more. Thrifty provides a selection of 14 different vehicles to rent at King Shaka Airport from 7 manufacturers including BMW 3 Series, Datsun Go, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai i10 and Hyundai i20 + 9 more. You can rent vehicles with the following fuel types: Petrol. The following fuel policy options are available: Fuel: Pick up and return full. 10 manual/stick-shift transmission car models and 7 automatic car models are available. 17 vehicles are available with air conditioning.

Thrifty Rental Vehicle Types Available at King Shaka Airport

The following vehicle groups are available to rent at King Shaka Airport are:
  • Fullsize
  • Mini
  • Standard
  • Economy
  • Premium
  • Compact
  • SUV
  • Cargo van
  • 9 seat minivan
  • Minivan
Rental vehicles range in capacity from 4, 5, 8 and 9 passengers. 3, 4 and 5 door vehicles are available to rent. If you have luggage, Thrifty vehicles range in luggage carrying capacity from 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 pieces of luggage.

Optional Extras Available at King Shaka Airport from Thrifty.

You can also rent the following additional equipment when renting a vehicle from Thrifty: Booster seat, Child toddler seat, GPS and Infant child seat.

Thrifty Payment Options at King Shaka Airport

You can pay for your rental with the following types of cards: Visa and MasterCard.

Returning your rented Thrifty vehicle at King Shaka Airport

Please follow the instructions and directions from Thrifty for where to return your rental car. Always remember to remove your possessions from the vehicle before returning it to Thrifty.

Contact Thrifty at King Shaka Airport

For more information please contact Thrifty on +27 (0) 32 436 3042.

Thrifty Nearest Locations

Thrifty also has 1 location nearby, including:
  • Durban - Downtown (28.5KM)

Where is the THRIFTY Rental Desk at King Shaka Airport?

Map of THRIFTY rental desk at King Shaka Airport

What are THRIFTY Opening Hours at King Shaka Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 05:30 22:59
Tuesday 05:30 22:59
Wednesday 05:30 22:59
Thursday 05:30 22:59
Friday 05:30 22:59
Saturday 05:30 22:59
Sunday 05:30 22:59

The THRIFTY Rental Desk at King Shaka Airport is located at:


Unit 8, King Shaka International Airport,, La Mercy,, Durban, 4399

Tel: +27 (0) 32 436 3042

Rental Desk Location: In Terminal

Both the vehicle and hire desk/counter are located inside the terminal.

What rental cars are available from Thrifty at King Shaka Airport?

The rental cars available from Thrifty at King Shaka Airport are:

What petrol car rentals does Thrifty offer at King Shaka Airport?

Thrifty offer the following petrol cars:

Nearby THRIFTY Car Rental Pick-up and Drop-Off Locations

Thrifty at Durban - Downtown

206 Dr Pixley Kaseme Street (formaly Known As West Street), , Durban, 4001, Kwazulu Natal
+ 9 other companies...

28.54 KM


What is the fuel policy when renting a car from THRIFTY at King Shaka Airport?

Code Description
FULLFULL Fuel: Pick up and return full.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from Thrifty at King Shaka Airport

Thrifty has 15 different types of vehicles from 21 manufacturers available to hire at King Shaka Airport.