Tips to Choose The Right Rental Car For Self Drive

A self drive road trip has always been an exclusive adventure, private and flexible with no strings attached, you don’t have to go by the driver or guide’s itinerary giving the road trip more spice. You need to rent a car that will give you, your family, friends or business partners a safe, convenient and money saving road trip and that’s why it’s crucial to get an ideal rental car that suits your budget and personal needs.

Nairobi Car Rental Services offers a wide range of rental cars for self drive in Kenya and here are some tips to help you make the right choice when you decide to book a self-drive rental online

tourist on self drive trip in Uganda
  • Spacious –  If you want a comfortable road trip then you have to book a car that can fit both passengers and luggage. Leg room and cargo space are very crucial when it comes to road trips most especially if it long distance and that’s why you always have to get car that can cover both. A couple can always go with a simple SUV but 4 or more will always need a station wagon while 5 or more are best suited for mini van and group of more than 10 can work with a mini-bus.
  • 4×4 mechanism  – A 4 wheel drive car is very vital if you are planning a Kenya self drive road trip this season, a car’s ability to pass through rough , steep and slippery terrain will make your road trip stress-less with less worries of getting stuck in a ditch or failing to climb up that hill. Basically if you have a 4×4 car, you can visit any national park or remote off the track destination with ease.
  • Rental Car + GPS – Many Kenya car rental companies will offer you a car for self drive excluding a GPS in the pricing and so you have to be careful and choose one that will get you a rental car + GPS at an affordable rate.  A Global Positioning System is a very important gadget if you are driving your self around a foreign destination and if you can get it along with a rental car, then you have just saved some money.
  • Unlimited mileage – A self drive trip is never fulfilled unless you can drive wherever you want within Kenya and that’s why you have to choose a car rental agency that will offer you this option. The freedom to drive wherever you want in Kenya only adds spice and flexibility to your road trip. Drive wherever you want, whenever you want.
  • Insurance – If you want to get the best out of a self drive rental car in Kenya, then you should get a great deal on comprehensive insurance. Make sure the rate for any damages on the car don’t exceed your estimated budget otherwise you will be in total loss, you have to be straight up with the reservations team if you are to get this done.

Are you planning a self drive trip in Kenya and looking for the ideal rental car for the trip, the above tips will help you make the right decision. You can book a car online today by sending an inquiry to or call us  now on

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