We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Benin, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Cotonou, Abomey-Calavi, Djougou, Porto-Novo, Parakou, Bohicon, Kandi, Lokossa, Ouidah, Abomey, Natitingou, Savé, Nikki. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
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Info about Benin
Benin (Republic of Benin) is a country with approximately 9,056,000 inhabitants and is located in Africa. The capital is Porto-Novo which has 234,200 inhabitants. Total surface/area 112,620 km² / 43,483 mi². It is the 31th largest country on Africa when it comes to inhabitants and the 39th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is Republic of Dahomey, République Populaire du Bénin, République du Dahomey, People’s Republic of Benin, Republic of Benin, Dahome, République du Bénin. It consists of twelve regions/states/counties and the largest are Atlantique Department, Borgou Department, Ouémé Department, Littoral Department, Zou Department, Collines Department, Atakora Department, Alibori Department, Kouffo Department, Plateau Department, Donga and Mono Department. Benin is the 91th largest country in the world when it comes to inhabitants and the 103th largest regarding its surface area. Get more suggestions on attractions, culture and tips for destinations to visit during your stay in Benin, and see what the weather is normally like, and find a map. Countries with close borders are Niger, Togo, Burkina Faso, Nigeria. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to Niger, Togo, Burkina Faso, Nigeria. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Franc (XOF). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. French are languages used in the country. Top five highest mountains are Yetamoute (0 m / 0 ft), Tangara (0 m / 0 ft), Tanatouta (0 m / 0 ft), Soubakpérou (0 m / 0 ft) and Koulé Ekou (0 m / 0 ft). To make a call to the country, use the country code +229. .bj is the most common domain ending for websites in this country. The five largest cities are Cotonou (c. 780000 pop), Abomey-Calavi (c. 385800 pop), Djougou (c. 237000 pop), Porto-Novo (c. 234200 pop), Parakou (c. 163800 pop). The official currency is Franc (XOF) and is used for your payments.
Activities & tourist attractions in Benin
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Benin
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Benin: Minivan, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Intermediate, Medium SUV, Hybrid cars, SUV / Jeep (SUV), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Cargo van, Luxury elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), Estate, Special cars (Special), Luxury cars (Luxury), Compact cars (Compact), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Compact elite, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Premium cars (Premium), Mini elite, Economy elite, Standard cars (Standard), Fullsize elite, Convertible, Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Economy cars (Economy), Small SUV, Moped, Mini cars (Mini), Intermediate elite, Electric cars. Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Atlantique Department, Borgou Department, Ouémé Department, Littoral Department, Zou Department, Collines Department, Atakora Department, Alibori Department, Kouffo Department, Plateau Department, Donga and Mono Department etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in Benin are e.g. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Daihatsu Terios, Range Rover Evoque, Toyota Land Cruiser, Luxury elite, Hybrid cars, Fullsize elite, Mini cars, Standard cars, Fullsize cars, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes C Class, Cargo van, Electric cars, Intermediate elite, Estate, etc. Exotic cars: e.g. Porsche Panamera, Minivan, Medium SUV, Special cars, Moped, Economy elite, Small SUV, Small-medium truck-lorry, Intermediate, Large truck-lorry, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Toyota Yaris, Compact cars, Mini elite, 5 seater minivan, Convertible, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Porsche Boxster, Porsche Macan, 7 seater minivan, Compact elite, 9 seater minivan / Minibus, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like – etc, the range is smaller.
Parking and traffic regulations
As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Benin can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Cotonou, Abomey-Calavi, Djougou, Porto-Novo, Parakou, Bohicon, Kandi, Lokossa, Ouidah, Abomey, Natitingou, Savé, Nikki, it is sometimes difficult to drive a car. At rush hour, there can be a lot of traffic and it can be difficult to find parking. Learn the most important traffic and parking regulations to ensure a safe trip and that you abide the law.
Tips on finding rental cars in Benin
If you already have decided to rent a car in Benin before you leave and want to part as little as possible, you ought to book a car before you leave. First of all, you should try booking your car online. It is often the cheapest, easiest way to look for and compare, and it saves you time. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport such as Cotonou Airport, Djougou Airport, Parakou Airport, Kandi Airport, Boundétingou Airport and Save Airport, you should book before you leave. One search shows many options. When you are looking for a rental car in Benin, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Hertz, Avis.
Destinations in Benin
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Frequently asked questions about car rental in Benin
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Benin?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75 in Benin?
Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.
Can I book without a credit card in Benin?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
Where can I purchase car rental insurancein Benin?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
Car rental companies we compare in Benin
Avis and Hertz are the companies that autoprio.com compares in Benin.