Maseru car hires from R401

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Maseru with a pick-up date of 22/4 and drop-off date of 29/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Maseru car hire information

Pick-up locationMaseru
Car typesEconomy
Hire locations7
Airport locations6
Popular agenciesEuropcar

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Maseru

  • When you choose car hire in Maseru, the capital city of Lesotho, you'll have numerous advantages for exploring the city and its surrounding attractions. Renting a car provides flexibility and convenience, allowing visitors to easily navigate through the city and reach various tourist destinations. Unlike relying solely on public transport, car hire ensures independence and the ability to create customised itineraries. With a Maseru car hire, you can easily visit popular attractions such as the Basotho Hat and Mohale Dam. Additionally, you can explore stunning landscapes, such as the Maletsunyane Falls and the Sehlabathebe National Park, at your own pace.
  • The closest airport to Maseru, Lesotho, is Moshoeshoe International Airport (MSU). This airport offers car hire services conveniently located within the terminal building, eliminating the need for a shuttle. Several well-known car hire companies operate at Moshoeshoe International Airport, including Avis, Europcar, and Hertz. Upon arrival, travellers can easily find the car hire desks in the Arrivals area of the airport. Renting a car directly from the airport allows visitors to start their journey in Maseru without any additional transportation hassle, providing a seamless and convenient experience from the moment they land.
  • Driving a car hire in Maseru, Lesotho, offers a unique experience for visitors. The locals in Maseru often drive a variety of cars, including sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs. The roads in Maseru vary in quality, with major roads and highways generally well-maintained, but some smaller roads may have potholes or uneven surfaces. It is important to drive with caution and be mindful of the road conditions. In Lesotho, driving is done on the left side of the road.
  • Driving a car hire in Maseru can present some challenges. One of the main difficulties is the heavy traffic during rush hour, which typically occurs between 07:00 to 09:00 and 16:00 to 18:00 on weekdays. During these peak times, certain roads, like Kingsway and Moshoeshoe Road, can become congested, leading to delays and slower travel times. Additionally, Maseru experiences peak tourist season from October to April, resulting in increased traffic and potential congestion near popular attractions such as the Royal Palace and Thaba-Bosiu. It is advisable to plan your journeys accordingly, allowing extra time for potential traffic and exploring alternative routes if necessary.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Maseru for R452 or less
  • Book your car hire in Maseru at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hire in Maseru are around -16% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Maseru

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Maseru?

    On average a car hire in Maseru costs R457 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Maseru?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Europcar (R401/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Europcar Moshoeshoe International Airport null (17 kilometres from the city centre).

  • What is the most popular car hire in Maseru?

    Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Maseru.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Moshoeshoe Intl airport (MSU)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Moshoeshoe Intl airport include Avis and Europcar.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Moshoeshoe Intl airport (MSU)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Moshoeshoe Intl airport to off-airport locations include Avis and Europcar.

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

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

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

    An Economy car hire in Maseru costs R487 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular car hire location in Maseru?

    In Maseru, cars are most frequently hired at Europcar Moshoeshoe International Airport (17 km from city centre ).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Maseru?

    On average a car hire in Maseru costs R3 196 per week (R457 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Maseru?

    On average a car hire in Maseru costs R13 695 per month (R457 per day).

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

    For driving in Maseru, it is recommended to choose a sturdy and versatile vehicle, such as an SUV or a 4x4. The rugged terrain and occasional potholes in and around the city require a vehicle with good ground clearance and handling capabilities. Additionally, an SUV or 4x4 provides better stability and traction on dirt roads or when venturing into the countryside. These types of vehicles can comfortably accommodate passengers and luggage, making them suitable for exploring Maseru and its surrounding attractions while ensuring a smooth and enjoyable driving experience.

  • What’s the speed limit in Maseru?

    In Maseru, Lesotho, the speed limits vary depending on the area. In urban areas and built-up zones, the speed limit is typically 80 km/h (50 mph). However, in residential areas and near schools, the limit is reduced to 40 km/h (25 mph) to prioritise the safety of pedestrians and children. Additionally, in certain specific zones like construction areas, the speed limit may be further reduced, so it is important to be vigilant and follow the signage provided.

  • Where are the best places to park in Maseru?

    Finding parking in Maseru can be relatively easy, and there are several recommended places to park. Some of the best options include the Maseru Mall, Pioneer Mall, and the Maseru Bridge border post. The parking fees vary depending on the location and duration of parking. Typically, parking costs around 10-15 LSL per hour (equivalent to approximately 0.50 - 0.80 GBP). It's advisable to carry local currency for parking payment, as some places may not accept foreign currencies.

Maseru car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

8,0

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8.0

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6.0

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8.0

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8.0

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Airport Building

+27 51 433 3511

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Moshoeshoe International Airport

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Sixt

7,3

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Bram Fischer Intl. Airport

+27 11 230 9999

Monday07:00 - 18:30
Tuesday07:00 - 18:30
Wednesday07:00 - 18:30
Thursday07:00 - 18:30
Friday07:00 - 18:30
Saturday08:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 18:30

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Avis

6,7

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Moshoeshoe International Apt

+266 2235 0328

Monday07:00 - 18:30
Tuesday07:00 - 18:30
Wednesday07:00 - 18:30
Thursday07:00 - 18:30
Friday07:00 - 18:30
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00

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keddy by Europcar

6,3

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Moshoeshoe International Aiport

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Bluu

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Corner of LMC Midas, Main South 1,Borokhoaneng, Maseru

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Maseru Airport Moshoeshoe MSU

+266 2731 3333

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First Rent

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Bloemfontein

+27 510 011 012

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Shouqi

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Moshoeshoe International Airport

+86 10 6064 1387

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Sunnycars

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Moshoeshoe International Aiport

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Car hire locations in or near Maseru

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Most popular agency

Avis

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

R457/day

Good deal

R452/day

When to book a car hire in Maseru

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