Information on Additional charges and services

Additional Driver

R220.00 per rental contract per driver

Baby Seats

Baby seats are complimentary but subject to availability.

Document administration fee

R55.00 per rental contract

Young drivers surcharge

R150.00/day (applicable to drivers under 21 years old)

Re-fuelling fee

All vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel on commencement of the rental. If the vehicle is returned on termination of the contract without a full tank of fuel, the vehicle will be refuelled and the renter will be charged for refill as well as the applicable service levy. It is advised that all vehicles are refuelled by the renter on termination of the rental. Tempest Car Hire refuels all vehicles as a courtesy to the next customer.

Surcharges applicable per refuel :

R1 - R15.00

No charge

R16.00 - R29.00

No charge

R30.00 - R99.00

R10.00 surcharge

R100.00 - R199.00

R25.00 surcharge

R200.00 - R1000.00

R35.00 Surcharge

One way fees

Gauteng - Pretoria

No charge

Capetown - Gauteng


Kimberley to Bloemfontein


George - Port Elizabeth


East London - Port Elizabeth


Capetown - George


Delivery and Collection

We can deliver or collect your vehicle. When making your booking, please select the branch closest to where you require your vehicle delivered/collected and furnish the address details when completing your booking. Delivery and collection charges are as follows:-


Office Hours

After Hours

0 -25

R 250

R 500

26 - 100

R 400

R 800

101 - 150

R 650

R 1300

151 - 200

R 950

R 1900

201 - 250

R 1200

R 2400

251 - 300

R 1450

R 2900

301 - 400

R 1800

R 3600


R 2250

R 4500

The rates above excluse the following

  1. Toll Fees
  2. E-Tolling
  3. After Hour Surcharge

Change Over Fee

R250 per change over. Should a vehicle be exchanged whilst on rent, the above charge will apply. This charge is applicable where the vehicle is mechanically sound and not damaged, and the driver has requested the changeover.

Claim Admin fee (Claims over R1000.00)

R500.00 in the event of accident

Claim Admin fee (Claims under R1000.00)

R100.00 in the event of accident

Traffic Fine Admin Fee

R200.00 per offence

After hours surcharges

R500.00 per rental if pick up and drop off falls outside the branch operating hours

All glass and Tyre Waivers

R25/day, non-mandatory

GPS rentals

GPS rentals are billed seperately to your car rental at selected Branches

Cross Border Fees

No vehicle may cross any South Africa, Namibian, Botswana, Mozambique, Lesotho, Zimbabwe or Swaziland border without prior consent from Tempest Car Hire. A letter of authority must be obtained from the renting branch, this gives permission for the vehicle to cross the border. A cross border fee of R1100 is applicable into Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Namibia. No vehicles are allowed into Angola or Malawi.

E-Toll Deposit

Applicable to any rental originating and/or being dropped off at a Tempest branch in Gauteng. An additional R450.00 will be added to the total deposit required on the renter's card.