8 Basic things to do while hiring a car in Uganda

Are you looking for the best reliable and trust worthy car rental company in Uganda, for the clients who might need to save some money while hiring a car in Uganda, consider many factors before making the final decision. Before renting a car in Kampala, consider the factors below.

What type of vehicle to use; depending on your travel needs, many of the care hire companies have got a wide range of cars with different and affordable prices. Select a vehicle based on the number of people you wish to travel with to a given destination. They can be two or four people and this needs not a bus but a 4 seater sedan for example the 4×4 Rav 4. The size of the vehicle determines how many people are supposed to travel.

Always read through traveler’s feedbacks or the testimonies; there are very many options that you can come across while surfing the internet and in most cases you can even become confused and at the end making a wrong decision while selecting the car rental company. It’s advisable that you go through the different car hire service testimonies from previous travelers and this can be accessible through company websites, Google search for the company reviews and trip advisor among others.

Always have a valid driving permit or license; before you are allowed to drive the car, the first thing you will be asked to present is a valid driving permit. You will need to have a photocopy of your permit and passport photo. Make sure that you always abide by the traffic laws and be patient while driving on Uganda roads.

The special discounts; you should consider discount offers, many agencies in the country provide special discounts to clients in varied days, seasons and the depending on the size of the group. We provide special discounts to clients provided that you book a car for many days like two weeks and more. This also includes group travels say two or more vehicles hired at the same time. For the visitors who are interested in weekend gateway, they can request for their discounts in weekend vehicles on hire.

The number of travelers and size of luggage to be carried; the number of travelers and size of your luggage determines which size or what type of car to hire. In case you intend to go for a self drive, they Toyota Rav 4, Premio can be the best option for you as it can allow you save some money. For those of you who might prefer traveling as family with large luggage, a big vehicle is required like a minibus or coaster or it might be a land cruiser Prado.

Where you are traveling to; you need to consider the distance of destination where you intend to reach before deciding on hiring a car. Self drive rentals in the city center can be best done by Rav 4 for those that might prefer traveling to national parks for wildlife safaris; a 4×4 safari vehicle is the best.

Status of the car rental company; always conduct a survey on which car hire company you wish to deal with before engaging in any transaction. There are many car rental companies and you need a trust worth one that is reliable and doesn’t exploit clients. It should be fully registered and gives affordable services.

Always inquire about other hidden prices; before hiring a car Uganda, it’s good that you first ask if there are some extra costs attached. You need detailed information about fuel rates in case they are included on the cost most car companies or the costs come without fuel and driver so it’s better to share about it before renting a car. In most cases, the company also charges the visitors certain rates up on returning the vehicle beyond the agreed time. Other rates may apply to GPS devices, camping bags, travel map and others.

Ask about the safety precautions; consider what precautions are available in ensuring that a traveler is safe and he or she is not disturbed and this should apply to whether guided , self drive , airport transfers or wedding services or even corporate safaris. you need to know if the agency provides breakdown help in any destination within the country, the type of insurance that determine the amount you have to spend if you incur any damages.

The prices of the car hire; car hire cost is very vital to take note of before renting a safari vehicle. The prices of vehicles differ from company to company and also terms and condition which also requires you to look out a company with favorable terms and conditions as well as affordable prices.

This means therefore, when it comes to hiring a safari vehicle, you need to put into consideration the above factors as they can guide you to come up with the best choice. Take your time always and analyze the company offers and don’t be exploited by unregistered agencies.



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