Kigali

Cheap Car Rentals in Kigali

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Kigali Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyGREENMOTION
Price of gas per gallon$5.56
Average price per day$76
Cheapest price per day$37

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kigali?

January

$76

February

$94

March

$98

April

$77

May

$81

June

$73

July

$79

August

$73

September

$81

October

$81

November

$71

December

$72

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kigali is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Kigali

There are 3 rental agencies servicing Kigali. These agencies, altogether, have 5 rental locations available. Need an affordable rental? SUV is the cheapest car type to rent in Kigali with prices from $90 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here is a car type you can rent in Kigali:

Compare available car types for rental in Kigali

Small Cars

$52 - $81

All Car Types

$83 - $115

To rent a Small car in Kigali, Rwanda, you would pay an average price of $66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Kigali, Rwanda (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$81/day). In fact, January is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Kigali. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kigali, renting a Small car saves you 29% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a Medium car in Kigali, Rwanda, you would pay an average price of $82/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Kigali, Rwanda (~$66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$112/day). In fact, December is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Kigali. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kigali, renting a Medium car saves you 13% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a Large car in Kigali, Rwanda, you would pay an average price of $109/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Kigali, Rwanda (~$93/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$160/day). In fact, April is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Kigali. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kigali, renting a Large car is 15% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV car in Kigali, Rwanda, you would pay an average price of $103/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Kigali, Rwanda (~$88/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$132/day). In fact, May is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Kigali. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kigali, renting a SUV car is 9% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Kigali SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Kigali, Rwanda, you would pay an average price of $57/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Kigali, Rwanda (~$98/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$148/day). In fact, April is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Kigali. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kigali, renting a Van car saves you 40% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a Luxury car in Kigali, Rwanda, you would pay an average price of $96/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Kigali, Rwanda (~$89/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$127/day). In fact, May is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Kigali. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kigali, renting a Luxury car is 3% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Kigali

All major car rental suppliers in Kigali

Europcar

2 locations

keddy by Europcar

2 locations

GREEN MOTION

1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Kigali?

Generally, most car rentals in Kigali allow drivers aged 21 and older to rent a car. However, young driver fees are applicable for up to 24 years old. At 21 years old, drivers can only rent mini and compact car rentals categories. The maximum age to rent a car is often 75, but it depends on the renting agent. While renting requirements might differ for car rental outlets, a current and valid driver's license, passport, and a credit card are necessary. Drivers also need an International Driving Permit from a competent government institution. However, if you're staying in the city for more than a year, you should apply for a Rwandan driver's license.

What are the rules for driving in Kigali?

Unlike other East African countries, in Rwanda driving is done on the right-hand side. When driving car rentals, it's vital to observe traffic signs to avoid accidents and enhance traffic safety. If you're driving within the city, the speed limit is 40 km/h (25 mph), while the speed limit is 60 km/h (37 mph) in provinces. Using mobile devices while driving is prohibited. Luckily, you can equip your phone with a hands-free kit if you'll have to use it when driving. Wearing a safety seat belt is a must for all car occupants. You'll also need to observe all infant and child safety seat requirements in Kigali. You can bring your child car seat or choose a cheap car rental in Kigali that provides them.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Kigali?

The Toyota RAV4 SUV is one of the most commonly booked cheap car rentals in Kigali. The car is robust and compact, which makes it the best for a road trip. It's also fuel-friendly and offers sufficient space. A Safari Van will be an incredible and comfortable option if you're going for a family trip. You can choose a Toyota Hiace or Toyota Safari Van for an excellent experience. A Toyota Fortuner is the ideal cheap car rental in Kigali when it comes to unlimited mileage options. It offers a blend of luxury and top off-road capabilities. A Toyota Landcruiser TXI is the ultimate luxury car rental option if you're concerned about style and class.

What are the best places to park in Kigali?

If you opt for rental cars in Kigali, it's essential to note that street parking is charged based on the time you parked. Once you park your vehicle, you'll receive an SMS notifying you that your car is being checked in a parking lot at a particular location. You can also park your car rentals in Kigali at the Kigali Airport. The parking is easily accessible and is often charged for the duration. The first parking hour costs R₣ 3000 ($3), while every next hour costs an additional R₣ 500 ($0.50). It's essential to keep your entry ticket to avoid fines.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Kigali?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $76/day when booking a rental car in Kigali. The best deal a user found was for $37/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jan. 29.

What are gas prices like in Kigali?

The average gas price in Kigali is $5.56/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $66 and $96 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Kigali for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

GREEN MOTION offers rental cars in Kigali for about $531 per week on average.

How far in advance should I rent a car in Kigali for the best price?

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting the vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 5% on your car rental. For a below average price in Kigali, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 42 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Kigali?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Kigali for a month is certainly possible.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Kigali for a month?

Our recent data shows that GREEN MOTION can potentially be 53% below the average car rental price in Kigali. Check prices and availability for GREEN MOTION and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Kigali is on average $2,275 a month or $76 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Kigali car rental.

How much is a car rental in Kigali for a weekend?

Car rental prices in Kigali are typically $114 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car rental deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider renting a Full-size SUV to save money on your trip to $114. Our users have found prices for Full-size SUV car rentals in March to be on average $73 per day.

What car do most people rent in Kigali?

The most popular car chosen by those traveling to Kigali is Premium (Toyota Land Cruiser Prado) based on our Cheapflights data.

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