About Us - CABS Car Hire

About Our Company

As an experienced and long-standing car hire company in South Africa, CABS is proud of the reputation that we have built over the past two decades. Our core services include quality rentals and chauffeur services, with value-added services, also offered to clients who are travelling within Southern Africa.

About Us

A commitment to excellence is just part of what makes CABS one of South Africa’s most trusted car rental companies. But our dedication does not stop there.  We also believe in creating opportunities for growth, for our employees and the communities we operate within.


CABS Car Hire was established in 1990 as a Close Corporation and is now a Private Company in the name of Customers Appreciate Better Service (Pty) Ltd trading as CABS Car Hire, (CABS).  (Reg No. 1995/002686/07 Vat No. 4030150082). Cabs has a head office in Cape Town with branches in Port Elizabeth, Durban and Johannesburg.

Our Clients

We supply both National and Local Government on a Tender Basis.

We have had a long and valued supplier relationship with the Cape Town City Council and Statistics South Africa. When required, we provide vehicles to the Embassy of the United States of America, serving US Consultants countrywide. We have been privileged to have been selected for transporting Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush during their visits to South Africa.

Also included amongst the world leaders that we have had the privilege of transporting, is the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, previous US President Barack Obama and United Nations dignitary Kofi Annan.

Directors of CABS Car Hire

M. Chingwena, R.Booth, M. Mthembu

Economic Empowerment

CABS is a Level 1 B-BBEE company.

Affirmative Action Policy

We embrace the concept of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE).  The staff at CABS are empowered to advance themselves through training and educational means. We currently have people across previously disadvantaged race groups holding senior positions, from branch managers to accounts and Workshop Managers. We are fully BEE compliant in accordance with the Codes of Good Practice issued under Section 9(1) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act No 53 of 2003. View our BEE Certificate here.

Social Responsibility

  • We supply free housing for one of our underprivileged staff members at present.
  • We support the non-profit help organisation Boys Town with monthly donations.

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To learn more about our car hire company in South Africa or get a quote on rentals across South Africa, contact CABS today.

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