ALAMO Car Rental at Cape Town Airport

Ranked #8 From 20 Compare Car Rental Companies at Cape Town Airport
ALAMO Car Rental at Cape Town Airport
ALAMO Car Rental at Cape Town Airport

Rated 8.6 out of 10

80 / 100
Avg. Wait
20 mins
Quality of Vehicle
90 / 100
Desk Service
85 / 100
flag Vehicle Pickup
84 / 100
Vehicle Drop Off
92 / 100

* Calculated from 11 recent reviews from 20 total reviews.


ALAMO Car Rental Services at Cape Town Airport

Cape Town Airport is one of the largest airports in Africa, and is located approximately 20 km from the city center of Cape Town, in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Only O.R Tambo Airport in Johannesburg handles more passengers than Cape Town Airport in this country, therefore it is considered to be a very important gateway. The city of Cape Town is visited by thousands of tourists every year, and most people find that having their own vehicle to drive is highly convenient. There are a number of car hire companies at the airport, for example, Alamo Rent a Car. Alamo is well known for their competitive rental rates and wide range of vehicles for hire.

Alamo Rent a Car has over thirty years of experience in the car rental industry, since they began in 1974 with a few locations in Florida. Over the years Alamo has become very popular for holiday rentals, as they offer customers the option of Unlimited Free Mileage. Alamo aims to provide their customers with a fun, low-cost and high-value rental experience. Another concept for which Alamo was the first to introduce was real-time booking capabilities on the Internet. This was in 1995, and enabled customers to find various rental locations, view rental rates and select their vehicles all from the comfort of their homes. Nowadays, all the major car hire companies offer a website from where advanced bookings can be made. Customers of Alamo are also advised to make their bookings as early as possible, to ensure their ideal car is ready and waiting for their arrival at Cape Town Airport. Alamo’s website can be found at Europcar at this rental location services the company of Alamo.

Although Alamo is famous for their innovative services for leisure clients, they do not forget about their corporate clients. Alamo offers a very comprehensive Corporate Program that is specifically designed to help manage business travel needs. Some of the benefits of this program include guaranteed low rates throughout the year, priority service at the Silver Service Counter, unlimited mileage on round-trip rentals, reduced surcharges for underage drivers, flexible billing options and accurate monthly management reports upon request. Corporate clients also have the use of a dedicated reservation desk and 24 hour emergency roadside assistance with all rentals. A corporate account is needed at Alamo for this program, and enrollment forms are available on Alamo’s website.

Alamo offers all their customers the opportunity to become Quicksilver members and enjoy a range of exclusive time and money saving benefits. This is a free membership, which is available for frequent and occasional renters. Quicksilver members are able to skip the counter with the Alamo self-service kiosks at certain rental locations, and enjoy a simplified reservation and rental process. They will also receive special members-only deals.

Alamo, at Cape Town International Airport, has a wide range of vehicles that are divided into various car categories. All their vehicles are also booked, priced and controlled by these categories. Smaller sized cars are available from the categories of Economy and Compact includes the example vehicles of the Kia Picanto 1.1, Toyota Yaris 1.3 and VW Polo Classic 1.6. These vehicles seat between four and five passengers and have room for two luggage items. They are ideal for driving in the city of Cape Town, and are cars that are very easy to drive. They may even come with additional features, such as air conditioning (which is highly recommended if you are visiting South Africa in the summer), ABS brakes and power steering. Families may enjoy these vehicles as well, provided they don’t have too many pieces of luggage. They are hatchback vehicles, and therefore don’t have a large area at the back.

Standard, Full-size and Premium vehicles are larger, with room for five passengers. They have more interior space, and may have an automatic transmission, such as the BMW 320i and Mercedes Benz C180 1.8. The Toyota Avensis 2.0 is found in the Standard rental category, and has an automatic transmission as well. These vehicles come with many additional features, such as air bags, power steering, air conditioning, ABS brakes or anti-lock brakes. Premium vehicles are more elegant vehicles than ordinary rented cars, therefore they are ideal for more prestigious occasions.

Alamo, at Cape Town Airport, offers their customers a range of extra-large vehicles as well, such as the VW T5 Microbus 2.5 which can be hired from the Van category. This vehicle seats up to eight passengers, and is a great choice for groups of travelers. SUV's are another favorite type of vehicle among many customers, and include the vehicle examples of the Daihatsu Terios 1.5, Hyundai Tuscon 2.0 and Toyota Hilux 2.5.

Vehicles from Alamo are all of the highest quality, and are only of later car models. Customers can contact Alamo, at their Cape Town International Airport location for further details.

Address: Capetown International Airport (CPTT71)
Serviced by Europcar
Car Rental Terminal, Parrow East
Capetown, 7501

Telephone Number: (0027) 219358600

Fax Number: 0027 16 0073541

Where is the ALAMO Rental Desk at Cape Town Airport?

Map of ALAMO rental desk at Cape Town Airport

What are ALAMO Opening Hours at Cape Town Airport ?

Day Open Close
Monday 06:00 23:00
Tuesday 06:00 23:00
Wednesday 06:00 23:00
Thursday 06:00 23:00
Friday 06:00 23:00
Saturday 06:00 23:00
Sunday 06:00 23:00

The ALAMO Rental Desk at Cape Town Airport is located at:

Alamo Emea Franchise


Tel: 219347165

What rental cars are available from Alamo at Cape Town Airport?

The rental cars available from Alamo at Cape Town Airport are:

What are the cheapest rental cars available from Alamo at Cape Town Airport?

The lowest priced rental cars from Alamo at Cape Town Airport per category are:

What automatic car rentals does Alamo offer at Cape Town Airport?

Alamo offer the following automatic cars:

What manual/stick-shift car rentals does Alamo offer at Cape Town Airport?

Alamo offer the following manual/stick-shift cars:

What petrol car rentals does Alamo offer at Cape Town Airport?

Alamo offer the following petrol cars:

What is the fuel policy when renting a car from ALAMO at Cape Town Airport?

Code Description
UNKNOWN See Terms and Conditions.

*Some companies may offer alternative fuel policies on request.

What additional equipment can I rent with a rental car from ALAMO at Cape Town Airport?

Item Daily Price
Booster seat
92.00 ZAR
Child toddler seat
92.00 ZAR
Infant child seat
92.00 ZAR

* Prices shown are approximate based on currency conversion. Please check at time of booking.
* Some companies may offer additional equipment at the rental desk.

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Car Brands Available to Rent from Alamo at Cape Town Airport

Alamo has 31 different types of vehicles from 21 manufacturers available to hire at Cape Town Airport.