Car rental terms and conditions serve as guidelines that any person intending to rent a car for safari in Uganda or Rwanda should observe. Hiring a car for self-drive or guided safaris in Uganda or Rwanda is exceptionally the perfect way for you to discover the hidden treasures that make this country a true magical destination. Our fleet of cars range from Toyota Land Cruiser Prado TX, TZ, V8, Safari Vans, Land Cruiser extended, Super Customs, Coaster buses to Toyota Rav4. We are rated among a few best car rental companies in Uganda. Renting a car in Uganda for a safari is very simple but you need to put into consideration the set terms and conditions;
Conditions for car rental in Uganda
In order for you to rent a car in Uganda, you should be 23-70 years eligible persons should have a valid driving license-international license and should have had it for the past 2 years and with no endorsement. You should have a copy of a valid passport-with your real names and photos. You should also have a valid driving license and your full contact details. To hire a car with us, you should have paid an advance of at least 30 percent of the total amount to confirm your reservation and reserve the vehicle for stipulated period of time. The balance can be cleared after.
Valid driving license and age limit
To rent a car in Uganda or Rwanda for safari or depending on your travel needs, you should have a valid driving license-national or international driver’s license that you have held for the past 2 years and you should be at least 21 years and above for economy to wagon groups; 25 years and minimum of 3 years for standard and 28 years and above for luxury. Persons above 75 years should communicate or let us before!
We rent cars minimum 24 hours and for less than 24 hours, you may also be required to make payment for the whole day. The rates differ from one car to another and the price includes unlimited mileage, local taxes, maintenance, 24 hours road assistance, driver and special rates do apply for long term car hire-30 days minimum. The price excludes-fuel, one way rental fees, optional extras-child seat, special equipment, extra driver, insurance; parking fees, personal insurance to mention but a few.
Car rentals can be driven by a maximum of two extra/additional drivers besides the main driver. However, there are charges for this and he or she should meet the set age limit and license requirements; registered as per the car rental agreement.
On request to reserve a child or booster seat, you are required to pay $10 per day and this may depend on the number of days you plan to rent the car.
It is travelers’ responsibility to unveil accurate flight number and arrival time prior departure. This should be done at least a week before the actual travel date. In case no information is offered in time, no responsibility can be accepted and even no compensation.
Car rental delivery and pick up
No delivery or pick up fees within cities. However, pick up or drop off from hotel, outside city or office hours, you may incur a fee of $10 and the charge is per kilometer.
You will be provided the car as per your request and we reserve the right to replace the car type booked with the same or higher under circumstances beyond our control.
Car rental condition
Client should return car in its similar condition that it was hired. In case of special cleaning, you may incur a charge. The car should be returned as per agreed time or to area agreed between you and car rental company.
Car rentals usually don’t come in full tank and it should be returned as it was rented. However, you can make a request for prepaid full tank during booking period.
You may cancel the booking in accordance with our cancellation policy and refund can be done as per the policy. In case of any cancellation, client will incur a charge for any cancellation of reservation before pick up date. No refund will be made for rentals ended early, for late pick up and no show or cancellation after rental start date.