Arusha car hire

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Arusha car hire information

Pick-up locationArusha
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Hire locations14
Airport locations6

Cheap car hire in Arusha

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Arusha

  • There are several advantages to renting cheap car rentals in Arusha. First, it allows you to have more control over your travel plans. This is especially important in a city like Arusha, where public transportation can sometimes be unreliable or difficult to use. Another advantage of renting a car in Arusha is that it can be more cost-effective than other modes of transportation, especially if you are traveling in a group or plan on visiting several locations outside of the city.  Having Arusha car rentals also gives visitors the ability to explore areas outside of the city including Arusha National Park.
  • Arusha Kilimanjaro Airport, also known as the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), is the main airport serving the city of Arusha, Tanzania. There are several car rental companies located at the airport, including Avis, Europcar, Budget, and Hertz. The rental car offices are located within the airport terminal, making it convenient for travelers to pick up and drop off their vehicles. There is no need for an airport shuttle to reach the rental car offices as they are located within the terminal building.
  • Driving in Arusha can be a challenge for those not used to the local traffic patterns and road conditions. It is, therefore important for drivers to be aware of the rules and regulations, as well as the unique driving style of the city. One thing to keep in mind when driving in Arusha is that the city has a high rate of traffic accidents due to the poor quality of roads and lack of traffic enforcement. This makes it important for drivers to exercise caution when operating cheap car rentals in Arusha.
  • Rush hour traffic can be heavy in some parts of Arusha, particularly during the morning hours between 6:00 am to 8:00 am and evening hours between 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In addition, Arusha is located at the foot of Mount Meru, and some of the roads leading to higher elevation areas can be steep and narrow. Careful driving is therefore required in these areas. The rainy season in Arusha usually runs from March to May and from October to December. During these periods, the roads can become muddy and slippery, making driving cheap car rentals in Arusha more difficult, particularly on unpaved roads.
  • Book your car hire in Arusha at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Arusha are around 54% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Arusha

  • How much is the price of fuel in Arusha?

    The average price of fuel in Arusha is R88,15 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 058 and R1 410, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Arusha?

    Mini (Suzuki Alto or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Arusha.

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

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Arusha?

    A Mini car hire in Arusha costs R762 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Arusha?

    An Economy car hire in Arusha costs R1 104 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Premium car hire cost in Arusha?

    A Premium car hire in Arusha costs R3 366 per day, on average.

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

    When considering Arusha car rentals, choosing a car suitable for the terrain and road conditions in the area is recommended. The roads in Arusha can be quite rough and bumpy, especially outside the city limits. An SUV is better equipped to handle these conditions, providing greater stability and control on unpaved or uneven roads.

  • What’s the speed limit in Arusha?

    The speed limits in Arusha are generally posted in kilometers per hour (km/h). On urban roads, the speed limit is usually 50 km/h (31 mph) or lower, depending on the road conditions and the presence of pedestrians or cyclists. In residential areas and near schools, the speed limit is typically 30 km/h (19 mph). On major highways and rural roads, the speed limit is usually between 80 and 100 km/h (50-62 mph), but drivers should observe caution as road conditions vary.

  • Where are the best places to park in Arusha?

    There are also several private parking lots throughout Arusha that offer hourly and daily rates. Parking fees vary depending on the location, time of day, and duration of parking. In many areas of the city, parking costs around Tsh500-1000 ($0.21-0.43) per hour, and daily rates may be available for longer parking periods. Some hotels and lodges also provide free parking for guests. Drivers should also be aware of parking attendants who may offer to help them find a spot but be sure to confirm the cost beforehand and pay the attendant directly.

Arusha car rental reviews and directory

1First Car Rental

8,9

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Goliondoi Road, Next to Bank of Baroda

+255 272 509 108

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Autounion Car Rental

7,8

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5 locations in Arusha

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Arusha Airport

+255 783 447 239

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
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Sunday08:00 - 18:00

Hotel Delivery, Arusha

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Kilimanjaro Airport Rd

+255 783 447 239

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

Makongoro/Boma Rd

+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

Palace Hotel.Makongoro/Boma Road

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Europcar

5,2

Fair

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Jjjf Qxj Arusha Tanzania

+255 677 034 071

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DISCOUNT.QUEBEC

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3 locations in Arusha

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Arusha Airport

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Arusha Hotel Delivery

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Makongoro/Boma Rd

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Sunnycars

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Arusha Airport

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Boma Road

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Kilimanjaro Airport

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FlexWays

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Goliondoi Road, Next To Bank Of Baroda

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Mini

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