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hiring car with a driver?

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hiring car with a driver?

We are coming on August 13 to So Africa - two single women, with some health issues but excited for the animal wildlife and natural beauty.

We need to travel from Zulu Nyala Game Lodge or Richard's Bay Airport to the Antbear Guest Lodge on 8/24 in the Drakensbergs and want a car + driver to take us there; be on call for the 5 days we are there; and then take us to the Durban Airport (8/29).

We will also need a car with driver for the period of time 8/29 - 9/4 when we are in Cape Town.

The car-rental agencies do not seem to cover this topic. Can anyone please advise ASAP?

Thanks.

Tempe, Arizona
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1. Re: hiring car with a driver?

I use - and recommend - John Farthing: http://www.kestrelservices.co.za. His daily rate is the equivalent of about $200USD, far less than the rate charged by AVIS for a chauffeur-driven car. Plus, John is a gregarious and highly qualified Guide.

Dave Patterson - Owner - The Africa Safari

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2. Re: hiring car with a driver?

Yasmin Johnson

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T/A Discover Cape Town

12 Arixoma Road Thornton

Tel: 021 534 3705

Cell: 082 826 4602

E-mail: yasmin@discover-capetown.co.za

Website: www.discover-capetown.co.za

OR

Mariam

'mariam@capetowncitytours.com'

OR

Mother City Tours

Dominique Williams

'mother-city@hotmail.com'

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3. Re: hiring car with a driver?

Hi awghannah

I dont know of anyone in the KZN area but for the Cape Town area, I can recommend Sean Casey.

Contact details +27829544867 or www.4capetours.co.za

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