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Most tourists from the UK and Europe will enter South Africa at Cape Town Airport. This busy facility is around 20kms east of Cape Town City Centre and Table Mountain National Park. Getting car rental at Cape Town Airport provides the optimum method of travelling to the myriad visitor draws in the district.
Cape Town Airport sees eight million passengers per year. The airport has flights from locations worldwide that include London Heathrow, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Abu Dhabi and Buenos Aires. Visitors arrive at a contemporary multi-level building that has the Departure concourses on the upper floors and Arrivals on the lower.
Domestic and international arrivals are processed in separate areas. The Arrivals concourses in both have cheap car hire at Cape Town Airport counters that are operated by illustrious companies that include Thrifty. Other facilities in Cape Town Airport's terminal are bureau de change, ATMs, wireless internet access, shops and eateries.
Non-driving visitors can take the MyCiTi bus to the city centre or a metered taxi. As well as the usual duty free items, designer clothes and electrical gadgets available at most airports, this airport's shops have an eclectic choice of themed African souvenirs and ornaments.
Passengers with car hire at Cape Town Airport can follow the signs to the N2 motorway, the road to the city centre. Central hotels are a good base for enjoying the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Table Mountain and Signal Hill. One of the world's most scenic drives is along Chapman's Peak Drive. No trip to this wonderful destination would be complete without a visit to beaches such as Macassar, Scarborough or Kommetjie.