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The Safari Guide to hiring a car in Namibia.

Namibia makes a good self drive holiday destination as the roads are generally good and even though many are of a gravel surface, most places are reachable in a normal sedan vehicle. There are some more remote areas, such as Kaokoland and Bushmanland, that will require four wheel drive vehicles (4x4).

I think that the general advice is to rent the largest and most comfortable car you can afford as driving on gravel roads can become fairly tiring especially on long trips and the stability and ground clearance offered by larger vehicles does make things safer and easier.

Tips & Advice

Where to Hire & Who From

I have found that it is often cheaper to rent a car from Windhoek, this is because most car hire companies are based in Windhoek and hiring from other locations in Namibia often includes hidden delivery fees.

Shop around, it is worth it as prices vary depending on the amount of vehicles in each class that companies have available. I have included an number of links to companies that offer car rental in Namibia below to make it easier for you to compare prices.

Driving & the Weather

If you plan on visiting Namibia during the wet season (from Nov - April) and plan on hiring a car, take into account that the heavy rains can make some roads impassible for sedan & smaller vehicles - if you are traveling during this period you should seriously consider renting a 4x4.

Plan your route, many visitors underestimate the distances and times it takes to travel, Namibia is a big country and whist many of the main roads are good, you cannot compare them to the A1.

Air-conditioning could be a good idea, especially if you are visiting Namibia in the summer, this will not only make you feel more comfortable, but also less tired, especially on longer journeys.

International Car Hire Companies in Namibia

Below is a list of some of the major international companies that offer car hire in Namibia. This should make it easier for you to quickly compare prices between them.

Car hire deals from lastminute.com

lastminute.com car hire is powered by holiday autos, the leading car hire company in the UK. This means they can provide over 4000 pick-up locations worldwide this includes Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, car hire in South Africa and Zimbabwe thus covering most popular safari destinations at very competative prices.

They have a range of quality vehicles to suit all needs and will also provide you with fully inclusive prices with no hidden extras. To go to their website and view their current car hire deals follow this link.

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Available in:
Botswana
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
South Africa
Zimbabwe


Avis Car Hire in Africa

One of the most globally recognised travel brands, Avis is one of the world’s largest and longest established vehicle rental. Avis car hire provides car rental throughout Africa, with 4,000 rental locations worldwide, including Botswana, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

 

Available in:
Botswana
Gambia,
Kenya
Malawi
Mozambique
Namibia
South Africa
Tanzamia
Zimbabwe


holiday autos

holiday autos offers the best fully inclusive prices in over 4,000 rental locations including Kenya Safari Van Rental, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia and South Africa. >> holiday autos website

 

Available in:
Botswana
Kenya
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
South Africa
Zimbabwe


easyCar.com in Africa

easyCar.com the low cost, online car hire specialist. They currently provide car rental in more than 2,400 locations in over 60 countries, including Car hire in Kenya (Kenya Safari Van Rental), Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia and South Africa.

Their locations are conveniently situated at popular visitor destinations, at airports and in city centres. Click here to go to easyCar.com and book a hire car for your safari.

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Available in:
Kenya
Mauritius
Morocco
Namibia
South Africa

Local Car Hire Companies in Namibia

It is also worth checking local Namibian car hire companies, especially if you are looking for a more specialist type of vehicle, like 4x4's and camping equipped vehicles.


Asco Car Hire

Asco Car Hire Windhoek, NamibiaLocated in Windhoek, Asco car hire is a well established company that celebrates it's 10th anniversary in 2010. As well as normal road vehicles, they are one of the largest car hire companies specializing in 4x4 vehicles and fully camping equipped 4x4 vehicles in Southern Africa, with a fleet of over 200 vehicles.

As well as your vehicle you get a detailed road map of Namibia as well as an info package. For an extra cost you can also arrange for a variety of extra tools and equipment like SAT Nav Navigation Systems, Satellite Phones, Air Compressors and Tourism Radios.

Included in their prices are are free transfers from the International Airport into Windhoek and back and their own breakdown service. If your hire car should break down, you won't lose any valuable holiday time waiting for a third party service. Asco offer immediate and professional support, whenever it happens, wherever you are.

Camping Equipped Vehicles

Asco Car Hire offer fully equipped camping vehicles equipped with roof tents, 12/220V fridges, tables, chairs, sleeping bags, a BBQ set, a gas cooker and gas lights, kitchen boxes containing cutlery and cookery, in short, everything you need for a comfortable camping trip in Namibia.

Contact:
Tel: +264 61 377200
Email: info@ascocarhire.com

 

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