Car Hire in Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam

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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
18 Aug — 25 Aug
Same drop-off
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Thu 18/8
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Thu 25/8
Noon
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Important information about Dar Es Salaam car hire

If you want to cross the border from Dar Es Salaam to neighbouring countries such as Kenya, a Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) card is mandatory; this is an extension of the insurance. The insurance covers a maximum of 20 days on which you will be away from Dar Es Salaam. Still, there is a border crossing fee that clients must pay themselves, in cash, at the border. However, cheap car rentals in Dar Es Salaam doesn’t allow crossing to South Africa, Mozambique, Burundi and Democratic Republic of the Congo. You can take a hire car with a Tanzanian number plate to the national parks of neighbouring nations; however, this will come at a cost. Also, the Tanzanian authorities require that you leave the vehicle’s logbook behind at the border.

You need either a debit or credit card to hire a vehicle in Dar Es Salaam, and the card should match the name on the driver’s licence. The Dar Es Salaam car hire company will hold the deposit on the credit card until you return the vehicle. Some car hire in Dar Es Salaam may request that you present two credit cards when hiring higher class vehicles. The deposit amount covers the insurance excess and fuel deposit. The actual size of the deposit for car hire in Dar Es Salaam depends on the size of the vehicle, the age of the driver and the hire duration. Car hire in Dar Es Salaam must be paid for in advance for the entire hire period. International travellers must make a deposit to confirm a booking in any location around East Africa. Higher class vehicles in Dar Es Salaam attract a refundable deposit as a good will that the car will be returned in good condition, but a refundable deposit doesn’t apply for all hire companies.

Foreigners should conform to traffic regulations and rules in Dar Es Salaam, such as keeping in the left-hand lane and obeying speed limits. Most roads in Dar Es Salaam are reasonably maintained; however, non-local drivers should be careful about livestock or people crossing the road and potholes to avoid damage and accidents. Self-drive is permitted in most parks in Tanzania, including Lake Tanganyika, Zanzibar Island and Serengeti National Park. The average speed limit in non-residential areas in Dar Es Salaam is 120 km/h (75 mph), whilst it’s 60 km/h (37 mph) in built-up areas. It is also compulsory to wear a seat belt when driving through the streets of Dar Es Salaam. It is obligatory for all Dar Es Salaam vehicles to display two triangles behind and in front of the car for safety in the event of a breakdown. At roundabouts and junctions, give way to motorists travelling from the right-hand side; also, avoid driving under the influence, to avoid hefty fines.

All foreigners wishing to hire a car in Tanzania must obtain an international driving permit (IDP). You can easily apply for the international driving permit online in Tanzania; just head to the IDP website and apply for the permit in minutes. While the permit isn’t strictly enforced, you risk being fined if you don’t carry it around. Generally, foreigners are expected to produce their passport or identification card, credit card, driver’s licence and visa (where applicable). You’ll also need proof of your reservation for hiring a car in Dar Es Salaam and a valid insurance certificate.


Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam car hire deals found on momondo

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Small cars

£33 - £54

All Car Types

£53 - £104

The average price of a Small hire in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is £43. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is in May. The price is 25% lower than the rest of the year at just £33 per day. A Small car hire is typically 39% less expensive than the average car hire in Dar Es Salaam. The average price of a car hire in Dar Es Salaam can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Medium hire in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is £51. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is in August. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £40 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 28% less expensive than the average car hire in Dar Es Salaam. The average price of a car hire in Dar Es Salaam can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Large hire in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is £100. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is in May. The price is 24% lower than the rest of the year at just £77 per day. A Large car hire is typically 29% more expensive than the average car hire in Dar Es Salaam. The average price of a car hire in Dar Es Salaam can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is £79. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is in May. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just £59 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 10% more expensive than the average car hire in Dar Es Salaam. The average price of a car hire in Dar Es Salaam can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Van hire in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is £47. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is in June. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just £49 per day. A Van car hire is typically 35% less expensive than the average car hire in Dar Es Salaam. The average price of a car hire in Dar Es Salaam can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.


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Quick facts about car hire in Dar Es Salaam

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Most Popular Agency

Autounion Car Rental

Popular Car Types

SUV, Compact, Wagon

Cheapest Hire Car

£34

Most Popular Model

Suzuki Alto
The most popular Dar Es Salaam car hire agency found on momondo this month is Autounion Car Rental. Other top choices for car hire companies are First Car and 1First Car Rental
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Dar Es Salaam in the past 72 hours: SUV, Compact, Wagon.
The lowest price for a car hire in Dar Es Salaam is £34/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from £54/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Dar Es Salaam in the past 7 days is the Suzuki Alto. Our users also prefer the Hyundai Accent as an alternative.

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Nearby attractions:

Kariakoo Market41.4 mi
St Joseph's Cathedral41.5 mi
Tanzania National Stadium43.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Tanzania National Stadium5.1 mi
Kariakoo Market6.4 mi
St Joseph's Cathedral7.1 mi

Nearby attractions:

Tanzania National Stadium77.9 mi
St Joseph's Cathedral79.8 mi
Kariakoo Market80.1 mi

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Driving with a car hire in Dar Es Salaam - FAQs

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The cheapest car hire provider in Dar Es Salaam is Autounion Car Rental, with an average daily rate of £38 from its 2 locations in Dar Es Salaam. The absolute cheapest deal momondo users have found at Autounion Car Rental in Dar Es Salaam is £27.

If you are hiring a vehicle in Dar Es Salaam, then be aware that the current speed limit within city or town limits is 40 mph, unless otherwise posted. Suburban speed limits around Dar Es Salaam will generally have a speed limit of 65 mph. If you are travelling on a motorway in Dar Es Salaam, then the speed limit is 70 mph.

In August, Dar Es Salaam usually gets 20 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 23 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at hire cars in Dar Es Salaam as it can help you make the best decision.

If you’re looking for a Dar Es Salaam hire car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of August it’s important to know that the rest of Dar es Salaam typically has a temperature of 23 °C and will usually expect 20 mm of precipitation.


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