- All passengers must wear seat belts.
- Cars drive on the left side of the road.
- The speed limit is 100kph.
- Observe traffic lights.
- The driver must have a valid driver’s license and present the License when asked by a law enforcement officer.
Car Hire Pros & Cons
Kenya has a lot of car hire business and most of them are based in Nairobi with other offices in major towns like Mombasa and Kisumu. Our car rental business has diversified to cover Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.
Car rental companies offer really good deals and a wide range of cars that meet the desired car rental experience for very customer.
Car Rental Affordability
While traveling across East Africa you will find hiring an appropriate vehicle for exploration, safariing, business or just leisure is very convenient since you don’t have to pay for insurance, parking, mechanical check-ups or tires.
Freedom of movement
With car hire services; you schedule and decide where you want to visit on a day to day basis as well as managing the time of travel between one destination to the next unlike packaged tours which are set from the word go.
This means you have more time to enjoy yourself on your trip when you hire a reliable vehicle from a rusted car rental company.
Quality of Car Hire Services
Upon arrival at the airport the vehicle you hired in advance or made a commitment to rent on arrival can be delivered to any location of your choice within Nairobi at no extra cost. However delivering a car to any other town will be at an extra cost.
Car Hire Comfort
Our car rental company offers you a chance to hire an appropriate vehicle that allows you to visit remote places, hidden trails, the countries gems and sceneries or restaurants with panoramic views, impossible to get to by taking a taxi or a bus.
The feeling of jetting into the country and have a car waiting for you at the railway station or airport is just refreshing unlike landing and trying to source for a reliable car rental company.
There is nothing more comfortable than not having to carry your luggage to the bus or paying a taxi at the airport incurring additional charges on your travel budget. Contact us for a comfortable car hire rental service.
The road network in Kenya is classified into six different classes. First we have international roads which are marked A and connecting border points or ports. Currently we have seven such roads namely:
- A1 Tanzania border(Isebania) – Sudan border(Lokichoggio) – 886 kilometers.
- A2 Nairobi – Ethiopia border(moyale) – 833 kilometers.
- A3 Thika town – the Somalia border(Liboi) – 533 kilometers.
- A104 Uganda border (Malaba) – Tanzania border (Namanga) – 648 kilometers.
- A109 Athi River – Mombasa(port) – 473 kilometers.
- A14 Mombasa – Tanzania border (Lunga Lunga) – 106 kilometers.
- A23 Voi – Tanzania border (Taveta) 114 kilometers.
Secondly we have National Trunk (Class B) Roads which link provincial headquarters and other important centers to the capital, to each other or to the international road network, the roads are marked B i.e. B1, B2 up toB10 .
The third class is Primary (Class C) Roads which link district headquarters to each other and higher level roads or centers, these roads are marked C i.e. C54.
The forth class is Secondary (Class D) Roads, they link locally important centers to each other or a more important centre or higher class roads. These roads are marked D i.e. D201.
The fifth class is Minor (Class E) Roads and are defined as any link to minor (or local) centre in the rural areas. They are Marked E i.e. E101.
Finally we have Special Purpose (SP) Roads. Class SP roads comprise various types of special purpose roads under the jurisdiction of various Government departments and parastatals. These roads are marked G (Government roads), L (Settlement roads), R (Rural access roads), S (Sugar roads), T (Tea roads) and W (Wheat roads).
Kenya Car Hire Requirements
The hirer and/or authorized driver must have held a full and valid driving license for a minimum of 2 years up to and including the time of hire and that license must bear no current endorsements during the last two years.
A driving license from the country of residence or an International Driver’s Permit is generally acceptable, provided valid as above.
The hirer and/or authorized driver must be over 23 years of age and under 70 years of age. The hirer and/or authorized driver must also be able to provide proper means of identification other than a driver’s license.
Car Rental Terms & Conditions
All vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel at the start of the hire. Customers may:- purchase this tank of fuel at a discounted rate and return the vehicle empty, or return the vehicle part full and be charged for missing fuel at the end of the rental at the locally determined price. Please note a surcharge will be applied for this facility.
Car Hire Insurance
The Hirer’s liability for damage to the vehicle is automatically covered subject to the terms and conditions of the car hire contract. Damage to tyres, windscreen and underneath of the vehicle is not covered.
Reservations confirmed and pre-paid on-line.
Unless you have cancelled your reservation in accordance with the above terms, if you do not collect the hired vehicle at the time specified on the prepaid rental voucher, no refund will be made. We will, however, hold the rented vehicle available for you for 4 working hours after the time of the reservation.
Reservations confirmed on-line but paid on pick up.
No charge will be made for failing to pick up the rented vehicle if you have not prepaid for your hire.
Reservations confirmed on-line or off-line.
If you do not arrive to collect the hired vehicle at the time specified as per the reservation and you do not inform us that you are cancelling the hired as above, we may charge your credit or debit card in accordance with the agreement made at the time of reservation, subject to a maximum amount equal to the value of the hire.