Africa Car Hire

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Frequently asked questions

Can I book now and pay later for my car rental in Africa?
With our Book Now Pay Later option, you’ll have the freedom to pay for your rental vehicle at the pickup destination. Simply browse our variety of car rentals in Africa and select your perfect wheels. Some cheaper rentals do require you to pay in advance, but this will be on clear display in the booking summary. There’s no need to let the cost of renting a car keep you from booking your next exciting adventure. Take advantage of our affordable (and flexible!) car rental deals today.
What happens if I need to cancel my Africa car reservation?
That won’t be a problem. If you can cancel your prepaid booking at least six hours prior to picking up the car, you’re likely to receive all of your money back. Be sure to read the rental policy as there are some exceptions. Hop on our Customer Service Portal if you’re unsure of anything.
What types of cars can I rent in Africa?
If you want to save on gas while navigating Africa, you can’t do better than a mini. These nifty vehicles prove bigger doesn’t mean better, especially while trying to find a parking space! Zip around the bustling city streets with ease — you won’t have to worry about your parallel parking skills. Want a car that offers more legroom? One of our compact, standard or full-size vehicles will give you all the space you need.
Why should I rent an Africa car with Expedia?
If you’re looking for a set of wheels in Africa, there’s no better place than Expedia. Our member exclusive offers and discounts will help you get your hands on an amazing deal. And with rental companies to select from, you have lots of choice. Want to save even more? Combine your bookings into a travel package. From car rentals to hotels, flights and more, we make it a cinch to plan your escape.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Africa with Expedia?
Getting an awesome deal on your Africa rental car is a piece of cake with Expedia. Choose your preferred car class, add some details and compare prices across popular suppliers. Why not add hotels and flights to your booking? You’ll get access to terrific discounts when you combine your bookings into a package.
What do you need to rent a car in Africa?
Any rental company you choose will need these two things — your driver’s license and credit card. If you’d like to opt out of the provider’s insurance plan, proof of your own coverage may also be needed. Read your policy thoroughly so you know what to bring when it’s time to collect your wheels.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Africa?
You can rent a vehicle for a month or even longer in Africa, so go on and extend your well-deserved vacation! Simply enter your trip details into our long-term car rental deals page and book your perfect ride.
Where can I find an Africa car rental if I am younger than 25?
This will depend on the car rental companies located in Africa. They often have different age policies. If you’ve found an outlet that does cater to drivers under the age of 25, take note that additional fees may apply. Do some research into what those charges could be before booking your rental.

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