Car-Rentals.com compares the prices of well-known car rental companies in South Africa, including the following location: Nelspruit Airport
Nelspruit Airport is otherwise known as the Kruger Park International Airport and is located on the southern perimeter of the mighty Kruger wildlife reserve. Although the main town of Nelspruit is about 20 miles away, this is the only air facility which can cope with larger aircraft from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.
Some of the flights into Kruger are private charters, so its worth looking into all options for air travel to this region in the north east of South Africa. In the terminal collecting the car rental in Nelspruit Airport is easy as this is not a big arrivals hall and the counters are easy to spot.
If a tour of the Kruger National park is planned then a 4x4 vehicle should be booked ahead of arrival. The roads in the park are covered roadways but it is still a wilderness area where such a vehicle could be useful.
There are plenty of options for staying in the nature reserve, and tourists coming here and travelling independently with a car rental in Nelspruit Airport is made very welcome. There are simple shared facility chalets, as well as luxury resort style lodges which feature night game drives.
These are the high end camps which are generally in locations where the Big Five' are known to live. The big five are the lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant. The cheap car rental in Nelspruit Airport will be invaluable in getting out into the bush and experiencing the real thrill of South Africa's largest wildlife reserve.