Many of the travelers partaking car rental services always make a mistake of booking a rental acr with the first car rental company they find or they are told. In Uganda different car rental companies have different ways of delivering services to their esteem customers and these target different customers. It is wise of the client to first go through car rental companies and make a comparison and contrast on which car rental agency that can best offer the services he/she wants while on her expedition in Uganda.
The traveler can basically find the car rental companies by going to the internet and on the web there are endless and these are so convenient as all the information and contacts of the car rental companies are found there and more so the reservation teams is always at the traveler’s services 24/7. The car rental companies can be also be found in travel magazines for instance in Uganda we have the pride magazine, the eye magazine, the pearl magazine, the Bradt book and the lonely planet book among the special ones.
However, it is not all about finding as many car rental companies as possible; there are those distinctive traits the traveler has to base on to get the best of the many car rental companies. The following traits are how the traveler is supposed to base on to make a comparison of the car rental companies:
The fleet of the cars: this is a very vital aspect in car rental business as the traveler has to look at the different rental cars the car rental companies are offering to their customers and make a choice which of the car rental agency would hire him/her the vehicle of his/her preference. It is best for the traveler to get the car that suits her/her needs of travel other than going for a vehicle that would become a nightmare on the journey due to its fuel consumption or complication in driving it.
Look at the customer review/testimonials: what other people talk about a certain car rental company reflects what it can offer to its customers. Remember these have already tested the moment of truth, what they say are not imaginations so go by their words not what the car rental agent is saying. The reviews can be found on social media, customer panels on the car rental company websites and also popular travel sites like trip advisor and lonely planet.
The prices of hiring the rental cars: different car rental companies offer rental cars at different prices. There are those companies that offer good car rental services at affordable prices. Note that one should not be over taken by the low prices some companies as some of these are only attracting customers but their services deliverance is substandard. Always go for a rental company with standard prices and good services.
Extra services being offered by the car rental companies: there are those services that enhance the traveler’s experience on the road trip for instance travelers going for a self drive tour Uganda, they need touristic maps, GPS navigator, insurance coverage and at times camping gears for their tour so one has to get make a comparison an find which car rental companies that can offer those facilities.
Look at the car rental agreements: there are terms and conditions that are placed on a rental car wherever one is going to hire it. A rental car is an asset with a high value so there are always restriction and rules on handle to it when it’s in the traveler’s possession. The traveler has to look at the car rental agreement of different companies and go for that car rental company with less restriction on hiring a car.
In conclusion, it is commendable to compare car rental companies basing on the above traits before committing to a certain car rental company.