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Popular rental locations in Nairobi

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Nairobi

Car rental offers in Nairobi

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Nairobi.

Car type
Economy
Compact
Intermediate
Standard
Passenger van
SUV

Car rental companies in Nairobi

Below are the car rental companies in Nairobi with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Autounion Car Rental

    8.2 (151)
    From £ 32 / day
  • Europcar

    5.6 (8345)
    No rates available
  • Express Impress

    No reviews
    No rates available
  • Avis

    8.3 (6122)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    8.1 (7038)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    8.3 (5637)
    No rates available
  • Green Motion

    7 (1982)
    No rates available

When is the best time to book a rental car in Nairobi?

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a mini class car?

At this destination (Nairobi), February is the most affordable time to rent a mini class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting mini class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a economy class car?

At this destination (Nairobi), May is the most affordable time to rent a economy class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting economy class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a compact class car?

At this destination (Nairobi), May is the most affordable time to rent a compact class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting compact class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent an intermediate class car?

At this destination (Nairobi), August is the most affordable time to rent a intermediate class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting intermediate class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a standard class car?

At this destination (Nairobi), May is the most affordable time to rent a standard class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting standard class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a full-size car?

At this destination (Nairobi), July is the most affordable time to rent a full-size class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. September is the peak month for renting full-size class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a luxury car?

At this destination (Nairobi), February is the most affordable time to rent a luxury class car with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting luxury class cars, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a SUV?

At this destination (Nairobi), October is the most affordable time to rent an SUV with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting an SUV, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Nairobi - When is the most affordable time to rent a minivan?

At this destination (Nairobi), August is the most affordable time to rent a minibus with an average daily rate of . The rest of the year, the average rate is per day. February is the peak month for renting a minibus, with an average rate of per day. To secure a good selection and favorable rates, it is recommended to make your rental car reservation well ahead of time. Last-minute bookings may result in limited options and higher prices.

Car rental companies in and around Nairobi

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Nairobi Guide

Nairobi’s vibrant atmosphere, cultural charm and proximity to some of Kenya’s most acclaimed natural attractions explain its appeal as a holiday destination.

The best place to get to know this African capital is the broad, multi-laned Kenyatta Avenue, famed for its flowering trees and shrubs. At the eastern end of the avenue is the Stanley Hotel's Thorn Tree Cafe, the most popular meeting place in the city, and a perfect spot to observe people in this multicultural town while enjoying a soothing drink. Just north of Kenyatta Avenue is the magnificent Jamia Mosque, the largest and most ornate in Kenya.

One of Nairobi’s attributes is that all its main sightseeing areas are within walking distance of each other. The highlights include the superb National Museum, Snake Museum and interesting National Archives, with an acclaimed exhibition of paintings and handcrafts complementing its collection of documents.

The central area of Nairobi has most of the city’s best accommodations and finest restaurants. Nightlife is exciting and varied, with bars and cafes to suit all tastes.

Nairobi is a convenient base from which to discover the wildlife of the Africa. Easily accessible is the world-famous Nairobi National Park, while, for the family, the nearer Langata Giraffe Centre is an entertaining day trip.

Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has connections to many European and several US cities, and transportation into the city is regular and reliable.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Kenyan shilling
  • Driving direction
    Left
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    100 km/h
  • Language
    English, Swahili
  • Popular car category
    SUV

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by Carrentals.co.uk at this location?
  • Autounion Car Rental
  • Europcar
  • Express Impress
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty
  • Green Motion
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