Tanzania car rentals

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18 Aug — 25 Aug
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Cheap car rentals in Tanzania

Premium SUVC$ 159/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 82/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car rental directory

  • autounion

    Autounion Car Rental car rental locations in Tanzania

    5 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Tanzania

    5 Locations

  • 1firstcarrental

    1First Car Rental car rental locations in Tanzania

    4 Locations

  • karibukwetuzanzibar

    Karibu Kwetu Zanzibar car rental locations in Tanzania

    4 Locations

  • surpricecarrental

    SURPRICE CAR RENTAL car rental locations in Tanzania

    4 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Tanzania

    4 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Tanzania

    4 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in Tanzania

    3 Locations

  • greenmotion

    GREEN MOTION car rental locations in Tanzania

    2 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Tanzania

    2 Locations

  • nucar

    NU Car car rental locations in Tanzania

    1 Location

Good to know

Most popular agency

Karibu Kwetu Zanzibar

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 65/day

Good deal

C$ 61/day

When to book a rental car in Tanzania

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Tanzania

  • Renting a car in Tanzania can be a great way to explore the national parks for which the country is so famous. Self-drive safaris are permitted in most of the parks for travelers who want to enjoy maximum flexibility. Popular driving destinations include the Serengeti National Park, Lake Tanganyika, Selous Game Reserve, and the Ngorongoro Crater. Zanzibar Island is also a popular self-drive destination, thanks to a lack of public transportation and the manageable size of the island.
  • By far, the best kind of vehicle to rent in Tanzania is a four-by-four: road conditions can be hazardous, and this kind of car will offer added stability on all kinds of terrain. In several areas of the country, such as Serengeti and Gombe Stream National Park, four-by-fours are required for anyone who wishes to drive. When making simple driving excursions on Zanzibar, a normal sedan should be fine, but those wishing to explore remoter areas may find a four-by-four to be a more comfortable option.
  • While the only official seatbelt rules in Tanzania state that they must be worn in the driver’s seat and front passenger seats, anyone with kids who chooses to rent a car in Tanzania is advised to place their children in an appropriate restraint. Rental agencies like Europcar can provide an infant or booster seat for around 11,500-23,000 TSZ (5-10 USD) per day.
  • Some rental agencies will allow cross-border travel into neighboring states such as Kenya, although this is usually dependent on additional insurance, paperwork, and fees. Agencies such as Europcar require renters to state their plans in advance, while First prohibits all international travel. Drivers should usually also inform the agency if planning to take their rental car on the ferry to Zanzibar.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Tanzania for C$ 61 or less
  • Book your rental car in Tanzania at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars in Tanzania are around 4% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Tanzania

Car rental locations in Tanzania

The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for car rentals for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 24 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car rentals listed or dates of travel. Some car rental providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the car rental providers' sites.