10 Ways To Save Money on Car Rental in Uganda


Car rental services are all about traveler hiring a car from a rental companies with either a driver or self drive for various purposes like visiting the different tourism destinations, visiting family and friends, business transfers, political conferences and social gatherings. These cars are hired for both short term or long term in context short term being from one day to a week and long term two weeks to months depending on contractual agreements between the hirer and the rental operator. There are many car hire companies in Uganda and all are in demand of customers. Most of these car rental companies operate on the internet. These companies provide fine vehicles and convenient services which can easily traverse you through different areas of the country. However car rental in Uganda has become an easy way since you are given the best tips to consider on arrival so as to base your decisions.

The number of individuals willing to accompany you from the airport to the travel destination, here the number of people matter whenever you need to rent a car in Uganda. In case you are hoping to travel with2-5 people a Toyota Rav 4 , Land Cruiser Prado or the jeep are the best companion.

The number of children willing to travel; always be able to put yourself in situation of answering the how, when questions of your child’s safety. Will you need a baby seater if yes find out the car hire that will fit the baby seater.

Always estimate the number of Luggage; an average luggage should not exceed 23kgs , the international airport of Entebbe recommends the visitors to carry luggage in a range of 20-25kgs. And for the local residents they are advised to hire depending on the luggage and the purpose for the car.

The distance from the airport and the place of destination; once your destination is near the airport hires a car to transfer the people or your goods which is relatively cheap.  It’s also recommended to drive a medium car in a well designed road than driving a big car in the narrow roads of Uganda.

Hire a car that is similar to yours at home; in order to reduce on the difficulties found in driving a new car, choose a model that has less of complexes. The self drive companies have got much easier modal cars to give you courage and the confident on the road.

Always estimate your budget; how much do I want to spend on car hire, also find out the cheapest rates around town. Most car agencies have attractive prices that are negotiable to fit your budget.

Always know the terms and conditions that are attached to a rental car in Uganda; always read the terms and conditions for renting a car in Uganda. The good terms will attract your attention. there will also be no dubious clauses that will lead you to incurring extra costs that normally deprive your financial status.

Always stick to one driver if you must; in order to avoid extra costs for extra drivers always stick to one driver if you opted for a travel guide.

Saving on car rental services does not under look your status as person, every person is a rational being who would love things to work to his/her advantage and saving some cash is very essential in life.


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