On average a rental car in Botswana costs C$ 95 per day.
Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Botswana.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis (C$ 39/day).
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On average a rental car in Botswana costs C$ 767 per week (C$ 110 per day).
On average a rental car in Botswana costs C$ 3,286 per month (C$ 110 per day).
Driving in Botswana is relaxed, with most drivers being courteous, especially in rural areas. Urban areas are congested with heavier traffic. Most roads are well-maintained, but you may encounter unpaved roads in rural areas. Botswana has an abundant number and species of wildlife; therefore, you most likely will encounter animals when driving. Exercise caution when driving, especially on rural roads, and slow down when you see them. The most common roads in Botswana are pickup trucks, SUVs, sedans, and minibuses.
In Botswana, the minimum age to rent a car is 21 years old, though drivers under 25 and over 70 may face additional fees with certain rental agencies. To rent a car, you'll need a valid driver's license, either a local one or an international driver's license, along with a passport or ID card. A major credit card in your name as the renter and a confirmed reservation are also necessary. If you possess an international driver's license, it must be accompanied by a valid license from your home country.
The price of gasoline in Botswana ranges from 14.6 BWP to 17.34 Botswanian Pula per liter, equivalent to about $1.09 to $1.29. Botswana gas stations are readily available in towns and cities and along major roads. The acceptable payment method for gasoline in the country is in cash in local currency. You can also use major credit cards, including Mastercard and Visa. Most of the fuel stations offer full-service options, including tire pumping.
The speed limit in Botswana varies with the road you are driving on. On highways, motorways, expressways, and open roads, the speed limit is 120 km/h (75 mph), while in urban areas, the speed limit is 60 km/h (37 mph). The speed limits may increase or reduce occasionally; therefore, check for speed signage when driving. Maintain the required speed limit on the different streets to avoid potential fines for speeding.