When you are hiring a car in Uganda, there are things that you need to have, to do and to acquire before enjoying the services of car hiring.
There are things you have to put on your checklist for car hire and these are as below.
Do not forget your credit card
It is mandatory for anyone intending to car hire in Uganda to walk with a credit card. This regarded as the backup in case of any damages caused by you while traveling that is not insured. The car agent holds some money on the credit card that can cover for the damages when they do occur. If everything goes well the money is not deducted from the credit card. In simple terms the credit card acts as the security deposit.
Carry your driving license.
Everywhere you go hiring a car to drive around any destination, they will always ask you a driving permit and this is the only proof that you can legally drive a car on your own. This driving license must be valid and in case it is in the language the car rental company does not understand you are requested for an international driving license or translated one may be needed.
Identification document is also needed
This must be in form of valid national identity card or a passport of your country. This is to reflect who you are and where you come from. This makes the car provider to know that his/her car is in safe hands since they can easily track you in case of theft.
The above are the items on the checklist of the car rental company you are supposed to deliver to them
For the client’s case you have to make sure these below are all checked
Insurance should be available.
The car you are hiring must be having comprehensive insurance and every detail of the insurance must be explained to you. This insurance is recommended to cover for the unforeseen problems that make occur when traveling like damages on the car.
Check the car thoroughly
Before taking it and even take pictures of it. It is advisable for the client to know the condition of the car he/she is taking for the travel so in case of any damage that occurs on the car he/she identify he/she is the one who caused and accounts for it.
Request for extra facilities
If need be, equipment like GPS and baby seats are provided to the clients by the car provider. So if you have are traveling with children ask for a baby seat and if you are traveling to a place you do not well then ask for the GPS that helps you in navigation as they are very many routes to take while driving in Uganda.
With the above you will have a good go for the car hire services.