In the event that you want the comfort of a personal vehicle for some time yet, you would prefer not to buy a car, or hire a taxi each time you want to get around, then hiring a vehicle can do better. This can work well especially when you’re upcountry or in a new city and simply need a car for just a few days. Car hire services have been available in Uganda for some time but now they are beginning to go online and including more affordable and amazing offers too.
This month, Gorilla Expeditions Ltd, one of the oldest and popular Tour Company added the Toyota Premio as its most affordable car hire option – you can hire it now for USD40 per day. As indicated by According to Paul, the Kampala-based CEO, Gorilla Expeditions Ltd, when you need a car for just some days, it’s better you just hire a car instead of buying a new one or hiring a tax.
“We have made it so affordable and economical,” said Paul. “It works out to around USD30 every day (if you hire a car for a month).”
4×4 Uganda’s self-drive rental services are accessible across over 17 major cities in Uganda and 5 neighboring countries – this incorporates cities like Kampala, Entebbe, Jinja, Soroti, Maraba, Gulu, Kabale, Fort Portal, and many other cities. Among the countries where 4×4 Uganda Ltd has offices include, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). While Mr. Paulor wouldn’t comment on the bookings they receive every day, but he mentions that “98.5% of the bookings are made online.
Entebbe-based Rental Cars Uganda Limited is a newly entrant in car hire business in the country, and offers affordable car hire in Entebbe. Its cars are available in Entebbe and some other cities in the country as of now. You can only book vehicles with Rental cars Uganda on online. By getting the entire procedure online, hiring a vehicle in Uganda is becoming more simple and easier, despite the fact that all bookings are still finalized offline.
How does it work?
To book a any type of vehicle with them you just need to go on website www.4x4uganda.com and click on contact us and then fill the form. They will reply to you in less than 3 hours.
If you’re hiring a vehicle for the first time with them, you need to visit its nearest office to present an ID proof, a driving permit. The next time you book a car from the company, you don’t need to present your ID document however you’ll need to go to the company’s office just to block money from your credit card for security.
That is the where Rental Cars Uganda Ltd comes in. This Entebbe-based start-up has expanded from 5 vehicles in 2012 to 30 cars now, and a month ago it extended its services to different parts of the country. Co-founder Juliet told Kampala Sun News that the demand has been “overpowering” and for “80 weeks straight, we have needed to dismiss clients”.
To hire a car in Uganda with 4×4 Uganda ltd, you just need to present your driving permit, passport copy, the money for the car you have hired, and the refundable security deposit in advance, you can scan the documents and send them to them through email and even pay online and you just wait for them to bring the car on your door.