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Car hire companies in Kenya

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Avis
5 locations
Nairobi £124/day
Mombasa £81/day
Europcar
3 locations
Nairobi £67/day
Mombasa £101/day
Hertz
3 locations
Nairobi £36/day
Mombasa £43/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in Kenya and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Medium
Medium

Best value

Nairobi

£63/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Mombasa

£118/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Nairobi

£80/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Mombasa

£138/day
Small
Small

Best value

Nairobi

£46/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Mombasa

£51/day
Large
Large

Best value

Nairobi

£135/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Mombasa

£153/day

Hiring a car in Kenya

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in Kenya

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Kenya?

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in Kenya is Hertz, through whom users can find deals for as low as £36 per day. Users who book a rental car with Hertz tend to find prices that are lower than the £74 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

What car hire company in Kenya has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to Kenya and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Autounion Car Rental is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 6 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. If you haven’t picked a city to visit, Nairobi is the most popular destination at the moment. Nairobi also has 3 Autounion Car Rental car hire centres.

What side of the road do people in Kenya drive on?

You are required by law to drive on the left when you visit Kenya. Not abiding by this law can result in traffic tickets, car accidents, or both.

How good are the roads in Kenya?

Kenya ranked 60 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, Kenya received a road quality score of 4.2. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in Kenya can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

What is the drink driving limit in Kenya?

-47.14 mg/l is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Kenya. Both residents and visitors of Kenya can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Kenya, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Kenya?

A SUV is the most popular type of car hire for those travelling to Kenya. According to our data, 27% of our users preferred a SUV over any other car type. This may be due to the activities they have planned and what the weather conditions are like in their destination city. When renting a SUV in Kenya, you can expect to pay £72 per day on average.

How much does petrol cost in Kenya?

Last week, the price of petrol in Kenya was £0.74 per litre on average. This is subject to change based the city you visit, time of year, and the country’s current economy. If you change your mind about hiring a car in Kenya, Kuwait has some of the lowest petrol prices in the world at £0.26 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong, in comparison, has on average the most expensive prices at £1.71 per litre but is still a great option for those looking to rent a car.


Car hire in other cities in Kenya

Need more destination ideas for your trip to Kenya? Find a car hire in these popular cities across the country
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