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Most popular car hire types

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

Best value

Zanzibar

£25/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Dar Es Salaam

£54/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Zanzibar

£24/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Dar Es Salaam

£81/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Zanzibar

£25/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Dar Es Salaam

£92/day

Hiring a car in Tanzania

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

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Tanzania?

The most affordable car hire agency in Tanzania is Karibu Kwetu Zanzibar. Travellers have found Karibu Kwetu Zanzibar rental cars for as little as £31/day at some locations, which is a cheaper deal compared to the national average price of £54/day. Keep in mind that prices tend to vary depending on your car hire needs.

What car hire company in Tanzania has the most locations?

The car hire company with the most locations in Tanzania is 1First Car Rental. They currently have 5 locations that can be found within airports and cities across the country. Not sure what city you want to visit but know that you want to hire a car from 1First Car Rental? Zanzibar is the most popular city to visit in Tanzania, with 1 1First Car Rental car rental location.

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

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

How good are the roads in Tanzania?

Tanzania ranked 93 out of 137 countries across the globe for road quality in 2019. On a scale of 1 to 7, Tanzania received a road quality score of 3.3. Keep in mind that road quality conditions in Tanzania can vary depending on what area of the country you plan to visit.

What is the drink driving limit in Tanzania?

3.81 mg/l is the legal BAC limit in Tanzania. Any higher and you will be considered driving under the influence and may receive monetary fines, licence restrictions, and other penalties. Keep in mind that there are stricter penalties for those who drink-drive and are under the legal drinking age. In Tanzania, you must be at least 18 to drink.

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

There are plenty of different types of cars to choose from, but when it comes to visiting Tanzania, the most popular type to hire is a Economy. An estimated 37% of our users chose a Economy in the past 30 days and paid on average £25 per day for their rental. Keep in mind that you are more than welcome to select a different type of car based on your budget, your planned activities, and the weather.

How much does petrol cost in Tanzania?

The average price of petrol in Tanzania is £0.66 per litre as of last week. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Kuwait at £0.26 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at £1.78 per litre.


Car hire in other cities in Tanzania

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