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Rental car agencies in Arusha

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Rental car agencies in Arusha

I need a car or small jeep. What are the reputable rental car agencies in Arusha? What are their websites/names?

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1. Re: Rental car agencies in Arusha

This has a few places to check out-


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Here another one :-) www.fortescarhire.com

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3. Re: Rental car agencies in Arusha

There are few rental agencies such as Avis or Hertz there. And most rental places are in Dar es Salaam. But Fortes is the most well known there, and I think Achnab had their web site. Expect to pay about $150 a day plus a km charge and if you go outside town they may ask you to hire a driver. It's difficult to drive in Tanzania as the roads are not marked. It's not I-75 or anything close. And the most important thing is that if you take a driver that he be a good mechanic to get you back, that will become important as the roads tear apart a vehicle and a good mechanic will be able to make on the spot repairs to get you to somewhere in order to repair the vehicle. I've been stuck in the bush for days getting repairs caused by the bad roads. So when you go out on your own you need to be flexible on where you'll be at certain times.

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If you are getting a car for use around Arusha Town, then you might also consider just hiring a taxi for the day. Look for a good-looking taxi (they're mostly white in Arusha) and make sure it looks to be in excellent shape. Then speak with the driver, explaining that you'll pay for all fuel and what you want to do. You will probably need to be a strong negotiator to get a good price but that's another option if you are staying in and very near to Arusha. I would think you could get a taxi for something like 30,000 - 40,000 T Sh per day plus fuel.

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