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Mangochi Guide

Mangochi was once called Fort Johnson in colonial times, but is now a township in the southern region of Malawi. It is home more than 26,000 people. Mangochi is also the name of the region where the city of the same name is located and the capital of the district as well.

Mangochi is a hub of commerce. It is also a central point for travel. There area roads leading from Mangochi to all areas of Malawi and east to Mozambique. The Shire River borders these two countries. To the west, you can explore the hilly region of Dedza. Heading south on the roads you can reach Zomba or Blantyre. The region is hot in the summer and mild in the winter. It is also located on the Lake Malawi flood plain. The lake (also know as the Lake of the Stars) is the farthest south and also the third largest lake in the Rift Valley system. This lake has an old history, being discovered in 1859. The lake was named by David Livingston, who had also named Blantyre.

Mangochi is a place known for its natural minerals and for its fish. You can view a lot of different species of tropical fish as you swim. The region is home to Fish eagles, the national bird of Malawi. It resembles the American Bald eagle.

There are great accommodations for vacationers. There are beautiful beaches and many great lodges to stay in. So make a plan to stay in Mangochi, take a dip in Lake Malawi, and find your home away from home.

Whether you will be vacationing in Mangochi for a day or a month, a car hire can help you to make your adventures bigger and better than you could ever imagine. A car hire gives new dimension to your vacation.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Malawian kwacha
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    English, Chichewa

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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).

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