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Dar Es Salaam car rentals from C$ 38/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Dar Es Salaam with a pick-up date of 24/4 and drop-off date of 1/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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CompactC$ 41/day
IntermediateC$ 41/day
Full-sizeC$ 38/day
Passenger VanC$ 277/day
Premium SUVC$ 177/day
Compact station wagonC$ 41/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 70/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Dar Es Salaam

  • Using car rentals in Dar Es Salaam is one of the best road transport options to explore the city and its surrounding. With Dar Es Salaam car rentals, you can drive around the city on your terms, unlike public transportation, which has strict schedules. You can tailor your travel plans to explore numerous locations like Zanzibar Island and Mikumi National Park in a single day by utilizing car rentals in Dar Es Salaam. Renting a car offers higher comfort and privacy, providing individuals and their companions with a personal environment.
  • The nearest airport to use when visiting Dar Es Salaam is Dar Es Salaam Airport (DAR), about 13 km away. After landing at Dar Es Salaam Airport (DAR), you can find several companies that provide car rentals in Dar Es Salaam, and the car rentals desk is found at the Domestic Terminal or Terminal 2. After registration, you will be directed to where to pick up your car. You can also check the rates by searching online about Dar Es Salaam car rentals to reserve a car of your choice.
  • Driving car rentals in Dar Es Salaam is a fun experience. However, as you navigate Dar Es Salaam's roads, you must familiarize yourself with the city's driving conditions. Be aware of the prevalent traffic patterns and congestion hot spots, especially during peak hours. Stay vigilant for informal public vehicles, dala-dalas, which often stop abruptly to pick up or drop off passengers. Exercise caution when encountering roundabouts, as they require careful maneuvering and yielding to other vehicles. Be mindful of the diverse range of road users, including pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists, and always prioritize their safety in your Dar Es Salaam car rental.
  • Driving XXcar XXrentals XXin XXDar XXEs Salaam presents a range of challenges. Drivers must stay alert from heavy traffic during morning and evening rush hours (7 am to 9 am and 5 pm to 8 pm ) on roads like Sam Nujoma Road and Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road to deal with potholes and uneven surfaces. The presence of pedestrians jaywalking and informal transportation such as dala-dalas and bodabodas adds complexity. Finding suitable parking spots can be difficult, and security concerns necessitate precautions.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Dar Es Salaam for C$ 53 or less
  • Book your rental car in Dar Es Salaam at least 5 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Dar Es Salaam are around 157% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in Dar Es Salaam are around 3% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Dar Es Salaam

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Dar Es Salaam?

    On average a rental car in Dar Es Salaam costs C$ 57 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Dar Es Salaam?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Autounion Car Rental (C$ 38/day), DISCOUNT.QUEBEC (C$ 41/day) and 1First Car Rental (C$ 177/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Autounion Car Rental JNIA Airport null (10 kilometers from city center).

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Dar Es Salaam?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Dar Es Salaam. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Dar Es Salaam?

    The average gas price in Dar Es Salaam is C$ 6.56 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 79 and C$ 105, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Dar Es Salaam?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Dar Es Salaam.

  • Which car rental companies are at Dar Es Salaam airport (DAR)?

    The only car rental company onsite at Dar Es Salaam airport is Autounion Car Rental.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Dar Es Salaam?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Dar Es Salaam?

    An Intermediate car rental in Dar Es Salaam costs C$ 88 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Dar Es Salaam?

    An Economy car rental in Dar Es Salaam costs C$ 67 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car rental cost in Dar Es Salaam?

    A Mini car rental in Dar Es Salaam costs C$ 55 per day, on average.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Dar Es Salaam?

    On average a rental car in Dar Es Salaam costs C$ 398 per week (C$ 57 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Dar Es Salaam?

    On average a rental car in Dar Es Salaam costs C$ 1,706 per month (C$ 57 per day).

  • What type of car is recommended for driving car rentals in Dar Es Salaam?

    A compact car with good maneuverability, such as a hatchback or a sedan, is recommended for driving in Dar Es Salaam. These cars are well-suited to navigate congested areas and narrow streets in the city. Opting for a fuel-efficient car, like a hybrid or a small-engine vehicle, is advisable considering the frequent traffic and long commuting times. Selecting a Dar Es Salaam car rental with sufficient ground clearance, like a crossover or an SUV, can better handle the occasional potholes and uneven road surfaces. A reliable air conditioning system is crucial, making cars from reputable brands a preferred choice to cope with the city's hot and humid climate.

  • What’s the speed limit in Dar Es Salaam?

    Dar Es Salaam's speed limits are regulated to ensure road safety. When driving your Dar Es Salaam car rental in rural areas of Dar Es Salaam, the speed limit is set at 80 km/h (49 mph). Within urban areas of Dar Es Salaam, the speed limit is reduced to 60 km/h (24 mph). Adhering to these speed limits while driving your car rental in Dar Es Salaam is crucial for maintaining road safety and minimizing the risk of accidents or collisions in the countryside and urban environments. Expect to be pulled over if you exceed the speed limit.

  • Where are the best places to park a car rental in Dar Es Salaam?

    Regarding parking in Dar Es Salaam, several options provide convenient and secure spaces depending on where you are. Common places to park your Dar Es Salaam car rental in the city include designated parking lots and garages near popular attractions and commercial areas such as City Centre, Mlimani City Mall, and Slipway Shopping Complex. Some hotels, shopping centers, and office complexes offer on-site parking facilities. Researching and planning ahead is advisable, considering the specific location and availability of parking options in the desired area.

Dar Es Salaam car rental reviews and directory

1First Car Rental

8.9

Very good

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3 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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4th Floor Amani place, Ohio street

+255 222 115 381

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Hyatt Regency

+255 222 121 061

Opening times not available

Julius Nyerere International Airport, Julius Nyerere Int.

+255 222 842 738

Opening times not available

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Autounion Car Rental

7.8

Good

No reviews available

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4 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Hotel Delivery, Dar es Salaam

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JNIA Airport

+255 789 954 575

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00

NBAA House- 2,3,4 Block A, Bibi titi Road

Opening times not available

Rita tower, Simu St

+255 783 447 239

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00

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Sixt

7.3

Good

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3 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Albamu Street

+255 784 028 219

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Julius K. Nyerere Rd.

+255 784 028 219

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Kisutu Street/India Street

+255 784 028 219

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keddy by Europcar

6.3

Okay

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4 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Cmc Automobile- Maktaba Square Station

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Meet & Greet At Custom Gate

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Ohio Street- Inside Serena Hotel Dar Es Salaam

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Ohio Street

Monday13:30 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday13:30 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday13:30 - 20:00
Saturday13:30 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00

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Europcar

5.5

Fair

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4 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Cmc Automobile

+255 782 299 000

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Dar Es Salaam Airport

+255 688 526 623

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30

Meet & Greet At Custom Gate

+255 688 526 623

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Ohio Street

+255 782 299 000

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FlexWays

2.0

Poor

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2 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Julius K. Nyerere Road

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Ohio Street

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DISCOUNT.QUEBEC

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2 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Julius K. Nyerere Rd

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Nbaa House- 2,3,4 Block A, Bibi Titi Road

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Sunnycars

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2 locations in Dar Es Salaam

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Dar es Salaam Airport

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Makunganya Street - City center - CBD DSM

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Car rental locations in or near Dar Es Salaam

Good to know

Most popular agency

Autounion Car Rental

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

C$ 57/day

Good deal

C$ 53/day

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