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    Car Hire in George with best rates guaranteed

    If you are seeking something out of the ordinary for your holidays in George, car hire with Auto Europe gives you the freedom to go as you please. Recharge on the southern coast, while we provide you with a quality service at competitive rates. Our international and local suppliers have a vast selection of vehicles to be picked up either at George airport or downtown. Be it a family holiday or a business trip to George, Auto Europe will prepare a tailored offer for your car hire in George to meet your travel needs. Check out what other Auto Europe customers thought of their recent car rental experience in the city by visiting our George car hire reviews page.

    Traffic and parking

    Below you will find the main traffic regulations in use; for more useful information for driving your car hire in George visit our driving information page.

    • Cars drive on the left side of the road, like in the UK.
    • Drivers and passengers must have their seatbelts fasten during driving.
    • The blood alcohol limit is 0.05%, so less than in the UK.
    • Only hands-free mobile sets are allowed to be used while driving a vehicle.

    George can be accessed through N2 national road, which stretches along southern coast, connecting the city with Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.


    Car parking in George is free. There are on-street parking bays in the city centre. Pay close attention to time parking limits as well as restricted parking areas to avoid traffic fines.

    Geographic Information

    George is a port city on the southern coast in Western Cape province, halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. It is situated on a plateau between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua Mountains to the north. The city's coast line boasts beautiful beaches, that attract many tourists. George area lures visitors with a plethora of tourist attractions and the wealth of wildlife.

    Due to its oceanic climate, George is a popular holiday destination. It has warm summers and wild winters. The average summer daily temperature ranges approximately 22 °C and winter daily temperatures oscillate around 7 °C.

    George Airport

    George Airport, receiving only national flights, lies approximately 2 miles south-west of the city.

    Geirge Airport (GRJ)
    Telephone: +27 (0)44 8769310

    Public Transportation

    There is no rail connection between George and other South African cities. There are, however, vintage train routes to the Garden Route operated by Rovos Rail. Visitors can also take a steam train ride from George to Mosselbay.

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