Car Rental & Rent a Car Deals in Kenya

Comparison of prices on car rental in the whole of Kenya with With us, no unpleasant surprise awaits when you pick up your rental car when you arrive at your destination. All prices include free mileage, fees at the airport and necessary insurances, local taxes and fees. We can help you look for affordable rental cars in Kenya online. If you only want to rent from a specific company, you can choose that when you do your search. Best prices on renting economy, luxury and family vehicles.

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We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Kenya, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Thika, Malindi, Kitale, Garissa, Kakamega, Kapenguria, Bungoma. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.

We can offer car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations or amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy and safe booking of rental cars online. can offer rental cars in the most cities, train stations and communities as well as airports in Kenya.

Kenya information

Kenya is a country with approximately 40,047,000 inhabitants and is located in Africa. The capital is Nairobi which has 2,750,500 inhabitants. Total surface/area 582,650 km² / 224,962 mi². It is the 7th largest country on Africa when it comes to inhabitants and the 23th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is Kenia, Jamhuri ya Kenya, Republic of Kenya. It consists of 47 regions/states/counties and the largest are Nairobi, Kakamega, Bungoma, Kiambu, Nakuru, Meru, Kisii, Kilifi, Machakos, Migori, Mandera, Kitui, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Murang’A, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu, Makueni, Turkana, Narok, Siaya, Trans Nzoia, Kericho, Nandi, Bomet, Nyeri, Kajiado, Wajir, Kwale, Garissa, Nyamira, Nyandarua, Baringo, Vihiga, Kirinyaga, Embu, West Pokot, Busia, Laikipia, Elegeyo-Marakwet, Tharaka – Nithi, Marsabit, Taita Taveta, Tana River, Samburu, Isiolo and Lamu. Kenya is the 32th largest country in the world when it comes to inhabitants and the 49th largest regarding its surface area. To make a call to the country, use the country code +254. Websites mostly have the top domain .ke. The top five highest mountains are Mount Kenya (5199 m / 17,057 ft), Mount Elgon (4321 m / 14,177 ft), Ol Doinyo Eburru (2856 m / 9,370 ft), Silali (2355 m / 7,726 ft) and Mount Kulal (2285 m / 7,497 ft). Suggestions on places, attractions, museums that could be worth a visit during your trip to Kenya. Weather and maps of the country, cities etc. Top five largest cities are Nairobi (c. 2750500 pop), Mombasa (c. 799700 pop), Nakuru (c. 259900 pop), Eldoret (c. 218400 pop), Kisumu (c. 216500 pop). Has neighboring countries such as Ethiopia, Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, Somalia, Uganda. 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 Ethiopia, Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, Somalia, Uganda. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Shilling (KES). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Different languages that are used are e.g. English, Swahili (macrolanguage). Shilling (KES) is the official currency for shopping and payments.

Tourist attractions & activities in Kenya

Jevanjee Gardens, Swimming pool, Karen Hub Water Recycling, UHURU PARK, Sharks Palace, Macha Be Water Park, Splash and Pool are theme parks, water parks or amusement parks located in Kenya. Looking for activities and experiences with the kids? Aquarium, tropical houses, zoos, tropicarium, animal parks and terrarium are for example Giraffe Center, Animal Orphanage, Mamba Village, Ol Pejeta Sanctuary, Chimpanzee Enclosure, Nairobi Snake Park, Snake Park, Nairobi Safari Walk and Giraffe Center AFEW. Spend a day looking on animals?

Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Kenya

There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Kenya: Mini elite, Intermediate, Small SUV, Luxury elite, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Estate, Luxury cars (Luxury), Hybrid cars, Electric cars, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Exotic cars (Exotic), Cargo van, Medium SUV, Compact cars (Compact), Minivan, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Special cars (Special), Economy cars (Economy), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Intermediate elite, Economy elite, Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Compact elite, Standard cars (Standard), Moped, Mini cars (Mini), Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Premium cars (Premium), Fullsize elite, SUV / Jeep (SUV), Convertible. 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 Nairobi, Kakamega, Bungoma, Kiambu, Nakuru, Meru, Kisii, Kilifi, Machakos, Migori, Mandera, Kitui, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Murang’A, Mombasa, Uasin Gishu, Makueni, Turkana, Narok, Siaya, Trans Nzoia, Kericho, Nandi, Bomet, Nyeri, Kajiado, Wajir, Kwale, Garissa, Nyamira, Nyandarua, Baringo, Vihiga, Kirinyaga, Embu, West Pokot, Busia, Laikipia, Elegeyo-Marakwet, Tharaka – Nithi, Marsabit, Taita Taveta, Tana River, Samburu, Isiolo and Lamu 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 Kenya are e.g. Mini elite, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Hyundai H1, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Toyota Minibus, Economy elite, Luxury cars, Small-medium truck-lorry, Medium SUV, Mini cars, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes C Class, 5 seater minivan, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Toyota Rav4, Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Prado, Minivan, etc. Exotic cars: e.g. Dodge Journey, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Citroen C5, Toyota Avensis, Moped, Hybrid cars, Special cars, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. BMW 3 Series, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Ford Ka, Nissan Micra, Hyundai i20, Suzuki Alto, Small SUV, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Chevrolet Cruze, Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4WD, Convertible, etc. Estate: e.g. Toyota Corolla Estate, Intermediate elite, Luxury elite, Electric cars, Fullsize elite, Compact elite, Large truck-lorry, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Hyundai Accent, Nissan Tiida, Toyota Corolla, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Nissan Navarra Double Cab, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Ziwayu Island, Yamburi Island, Yalombo Island, Wayaga Island, Wasini Island, Wahondo Island, Uware Island, Uvondo Island, Unyama Island, Usingo Island, Tenewi Island, Takawiri Island, Sumba Island, Sukuru Island, Sudi Island, South Island, Shaka la Siyu, Sirgombe Island, Simambaya Island, Sii Island, Sifu Island, Shindamwe Island, Chindikasi Island, Shakani Island, Shaka la Mzungu, Sentinel Island, Seki Island, Samatiany, Saga Island, Rusinga Island, Rongena Island, Rock Island, Risi Island, Rambugu Island, Pyramid Island, Pate Island, Parmalok Island, Osope Island, Kokwa Island, Olempolos, Nyakagera and North Island etc, the range is smaller.

Tips on how to find a rental car in Kenya

If you already have decided to rent a car in Kenya 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 Nairobi / Wilson, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Mombasa Airport, Nakuru Airport, Eldoret International Airport, Kisumu International Airport, Malindi Airport and Kitale Airport, you should book before you leave. One search shows many options. Budget, Europcar, Avis, Sixt are the companies that compares in Kenya.

Parking regulations and traffic regulations

As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Kenya can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Thika, Malindi, Kitale, Garissa, Kakamega, Kapenguria, Bungoma, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about car rental in Kenya

Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Kenya?

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 Kenya?

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 Kenya?

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 Kenya?

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 Kenya

Budget, Avis, Sixt and Europcar are the companies compares in Kenya to find the best price.

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