Travelers from overseas have embraced hiring a car while travelling around Rwanda because of its rewards such as safety, convenience, comfort and reliance. The aforementioned benefits are not easy to find in every rental agency around the country, you have to be careful before you commit. Below are the 4 Things to Check Before You Rent a Car in Rwanda.

Ensure to keenly read the car rental contract to know about their insurance cover, drop off and pickup arrangements, mileage system and car usage. Ask the reservation about any clause that seems unclear to you. Confirm all the details include and agreed upon in the agreement so that no little surprises crop out during the travel experience.

Get to know about the driving laws, rules and regulations in Rwanda. vehicles are driven on the right side of the road and the country has different signage, radar and traffic laws from other countries. You are advised to seek driving information from your rental operator.

Competent car rental companies always tell their clients what to expect on the road, for instance, the behaviour of other road users, the nature of roads, the road signs, how to deal with traffic officers and many more.

Ask the most convenient points the rental company arranges its pickup and drop-offs. For pickup and drop-off of the rental car at the rental operator’s popular points are normally free of charge.  So, make full use of this opportunity to save some money on your rental deal. You should also reconfirm with the rental operator about the pickup and drop off arrangements, a day before you start your rental trip.

Check the vehicle chosen if it completely suits your needs and travel purpose. You need to know its fuel consumption, size, seating capacity, wheel drive system, accessories and extra services. For instance, if you are going for a self drive safari to the various national parks in Rwanda, check whether the car is a four-wheel drive. A 4×4 vehicle is steady and resilient on any road terrain be it gravel or asphalt.

Finally, look at the list of your requirements to see whether the rental package you wish to take perfectly fulfils them.

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