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Are Our Rental Vehicles Right for You?

So, you are planning a self-drive vacation to South Africa and have stumbled onto Tread Lite 4x4 hire. No doubt you have found other vehicle and 4x4 rental companies out there and now you are unsure which is right for you. Don’t worry, we here to help! 

Below we have put together a list of attributes that typically describe the travellers who enjoy our vehicles. If you tick any of these boxes, Tread Lite 4x4 hire is for you.

Affordable 4x4 car rental in South Africa with Tread Lite 4x4 hire

Our Suzuki Jimny packed and ready to go

1. You are budget conscious adventure travellers who prefer to travel at your own pace

Our vehicles are affordable and fully equipped which makes them the perfect choice for the budget conscious traveler. With all the equipment included in your rental, there are no hidden costs or surprises when you arrive in South Africa.

Self-drive vacations are perfectly suited to the free-spirited traveler. There is no sticking to time schedules or group tour itineraries – you simply go wherever your heart desires.

 

2. You prefer a minimalistic approach to travel, leaving the bells and whistles at home

At Tread Lite 4x4 hire, we firmly believe in the value of minimalistic travel. We prefer to leave the kitchen sink at home and take only what you really need. With years of camping experience in South Africa under our belts, the equipment in our vehicles has been carefully selected, ensuring the necessities are there, but kept to an absolute minimum.

The Suzuki Jimny epitomizes minimalistic travel. It is a compact, lightweight vehicle with all the strength and capabilities of its heavier counterparts.

 

3. You seek experiences, not luxury hotel rooms and five-star service

You know how the saying goes; the journey is the destination – and that is exactly what we believe. The fun, adventurous nature of our vehicles means the journey from point A to point B is more than just a stretch of road, there is a world of experiences waiting to be discovered.

We also value the experience of back to basics travel where spending the night under the stars around the campfire and comfy tent is all you need. Combining your camping with self-catered and budget friendly accommodation is a great way to create a varied experience as you explore the diversity of South Africa.

Camping vacation in South Africa with Tread Lite 4x4 hire

Camping out with our Suzuki Jimny

4. You are a conscious traveler with a healthy respect for the destinations you visit

Understanding the impact your vacation has on the destination you choose to visit is fundamental to Tread Lite 4x4 hire. We believe in the power of travel to transform your life and those who you meet along the way. If you are all about connecting with the destination and getting to know the people, you will love the Tread Lite 4x4 hire experience.

South Africa is a diverse, multicultural destination with more experiences on offer than you can possibly imagine. We are a proud nation and ready to welcome you with open arms. Come and enjoy our beautiful country but we ask you to respect our heritage, culture and environment while you travel.

 

5. You keen on a 4x4 but don’t want a large bulky vehicle

There are a lot of 4x4 options available out there but not everyone wants a large vehicle. If this is you, and you prefer a light weight4x4 that has all the space you need, perfectly capable off road but easier to drive and maneuver about as you go, then our vehicles are ideal for you.

 

6. You are after unique experiences in your travels

Do you prefer unique experiences? Are you looking for a rental vehicle that offers you something different – a vehicle that is as much a part of your travels as the destinations you choose to visit? Then look no further – our Suzuki Jimny’s are great fun to drive. True to Suzuki’s worldwide slogan ‘Way of life’ – our Tread Lite 4x4 hire Jimny’s are so much more than a vehicle, they are guaranteed to take you on a journey you will remember forever.

Affordable and compact 4x4 hire in South Africa

Choosing the road less travelled!

Heard enough and ready to start planning your self-drive adventure to South Africa? Fill out our booking form below to get started. Still not convinced? Feel free to contact us on WhatsApp and we will gladly assist.

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ABOUT TREAD LITE 4x4 HIRE

We offer affordable, fun and adventurous 4x4 hire and self drive vacations to South Africa using our fully equipped and highly capable Suzuki Jimny’s. Everything you need for your self drive adventure and nothing you don’t.

OUR VEHICLES

All our Jimny’s are equipped with the essential’s for a comfortable self drive or camping vacation. We believe in minimalistic travel so we’ve left the bells and whistles behind.

SAMPLE ITINERARIES

Looking for travel advice, check out itinerary ideas below. 

Pilanesberg Camping Escape

Explore the beauty and diversity of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve at the start or end of your self drive South Africa safari in one of our Tread Lite 4x4 hire Suzuki Jimny's. Base yourself at one of two camps for three nights while you search for the big five on a...

Seven Night Kruger National Park Camping Self Drive Safari

Explore one of Africa's most famous national parks on a self drive camping safari in one of our Tread Lite 4x4 hire Suzuki Jimny's. Camp in three different camps including one of the remote wilderness camps while you search for the big five on your seven night Kruger...

Ready To Start Planning

Ready to start planning your adventure to South Africa? Send us your details in the below quick contact form and we will gladly help you out. Whether you only looking for vehicle rental or want some advice planning your route – we are happy to assist. 

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FURTHER READING

Searching For Tuskers In Tembe Elephant Park

We parked our Suzuki Jimny outside the Mahlasela Hide in Tembe Elephant Park, gathered the camera gear and quietly climbed the stairs into the raised hide. It wasn’t 5 minutes before the first large tusker appeared. Graciously carrying his impressive tusks, the bull...

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Namaqua Road Trip Sparks Jimny Love Affair.

Late December 2018 we confirmed an exciting 15 day rental for an Australian brother & sister who wanted one of our equipped Suzuki Jimny rentals in Cape Town for an epic 5000Km road trip to Johannesburg via the Garden Route, Wild Coast, Drakensberg and the Kruger...

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Why we use the Suzuki Jimny for your rental

We are often asked by travelers planning a self-drive camping vacation to South Africa why we focus on the compact Suzuki Jimny as our rental 4x4. You see, our fleet consists entirely of Suzuki Jimny’s, all fully equipped and ready for an epic adventure across our...

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Pilanesberg Camping Escape

Explore the beauty and diversity of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve at the start or end of your self drive South Africa safari in one of our Tread Lite 4x4 hire Suzuki Jimny's. Base yourself at one of two camps for three nights while you search for the big five on a...

read more

Seven Night Kruger National Park Camping Self Drive Safari

Explore one of Africa's most famous national parks on a self drive camping safari in one of our Tread Lite 4x4 hire Suzuki Jimny's. Camp in three different camps including one of the remote wilderness camps while you search for the big five on your seven night Kruger...

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We’ve Got You Covered

Comprehensive Insurance

All our vehicles include comprehensive insurance cover with MiWay Business Insurance ensuing peace of mind while travelling.

24 Hour Roadside Assistance

Each vehicle is equipped with an emergency tracker which automatically alerts us in the case of an accident. 24 hour assistance is available throughout your stay.

Drive Lite Pay Lite

Our Drive Lite Pay Lite concept allows you to save on your overall rental costs by simply driving responsibly by monitoring the fair use of the vehicle throughout your stay.

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