Abuja car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Abuja

  • Driving car rentals in Abuja is a terrific way to see this sprawling, bustling metropolis in the center of Nigeria. You can save time over public transportation in Abuja car rentals, going where you want to go and seeing who you want to see according to your own schedule. In car rentals in Abuja, you can visit local sites including the National Children's Park and Zoo Abuja, Magic Land amusement park, or the Sarius Palmeton botanical garden, to name a few options. You also have the freedom to drive beyond city limits, north to Kano in about 6 hours, or southeast to Makurdi in about 5 hours.
  • About a 40-minute drive southwest of downtown Abuja, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) makes an ideal location for getting car rentals in Abuja. At ABV, you can find several internationally recognized car rental agencies as well as some local ones in the International Terminal of ABV in the Arrivals area near the baggage claim carousels. Your rental car will be parked outside the terminal in the airport parking lot, just beyond the Ground Transportation area, a location you can find by following signs.
  • Abuja and all of Nigeria drives on the right side of the road, like in America. Those driving car rentals in Abuja be advised that peak rush hour traffic becomes very congested from 7 am to 9 am and then from 4 pm to 6 pm, especially in the Central Business District in the northeastern corner of the city. In Abuja, use your horn sparingly and drive courteously, and refraining from tailgating or cutting off other drivers in order to make driving in this busy city safer and more pleasant. The drunk driving limit in Abuja and throughout Nigeria is 0.05%, which is about half of what it is in America.
  • Those driving car rentals in Abuja will encounter pedestrians, cyclists, and animals that might be in the road. Drive carefully and always give the right of way to any person or animal who is not in a vehicle. It is very important for those driving car rentals in Nigeria to always drive defensively and always be on the lookout to maneuver around possible problems. Nigeria as a country is highly ranked for car accidents, mostly due to driver error or poor road maintenance. As a result, those driving car rentals in Abuja should consider investing in a hands-free GPS add-on in order to make navigating through the city easier so that you can focus more ardently on driving. Also, knowing where you are going will help prevent you from making sudden stops or lane changes.
  • Book your car hire in Abuja at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Abuja

  • How can I find car hires near me in Abuja?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Abuja?

    An Intermediate car hire in Abuja costs R3 321 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Abuja?

    A Full Size car hire in Abuja costs R4 884 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Abuja?

    A Compact car hire in Abuja costs R2 540 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Abuja?

    If there won't be many people in the rental vehicle with you, you might want to opt for a smaller car, such as a compact sedan, in order to more easily negotiate traffic and find parking. If you will be driving around with a few people, consider opting for a larger sedan or a smaller SUV. This will help you save on rental costs as well as gasoline costs. If you intend to drive beyond Abuja's city limits and explore Nigeria, you might want a more rugged vehicle for rougher roads, such as an SUV.

  • What is the speed limit in Abuja?

    On the highways that course through and around Abuja, such as Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway or A234, the speed limit is 100 km/h (62 mph). In built-up areas, such as residential areas and urban districts, the speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph). On more open roads through less densely populated areas, the speed limit is 80 km/h (50 mph).

  • Where are the best places to park in Abuja?

    In downtown Abuja, there is a park and pay system where most spots cost about ₦200 (about $0.26) per hour. Once you drive beyond the most densely packed areas of downtown Abuja, those driving car rentals in Abuja should be able to find free parking in the parking lots of most retail businesses, such as restaurants and stores.

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Abuja Sheraton & Towers Hotel

+234 9 523 2176

Monday08:30 - 18:30
Tuesday08:30 - 18:30
Wednesday08:30 - 18:30
Thursday08:30 - 18:30
Friday08:30 - 18:30
Saturday12:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:30 - 18:30

Suite 18, Ap Filling Station

+234 9 413 7614

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday07:00 - 18:00

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Abuja 09

+234 1 295 2832

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

Constitution Avenue

+234 802 890 4996

Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 18:00
Sunday07:00 - 18:00

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Europcar

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Bill Clinton Drive

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