Cheap car rental in Ethiopia in 3 cities and airports

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Cheap Car Hire Ethiopia

Discover the beautiful country of Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a popular destination for tourists and visitors to travel to and is the tenth largest country in Africa.

The country has a selection of large mountain ranges, some of which are as high as 4000 meters. The country also has a selection of cities and some beautiful rivers, such as the Blue Nile.

Ethiopia is known as one of the oldest parts of the world and was dominated by humans over 4 million years ago. The weather is very hot through out the year in this country. Ethiopia has a dry season, that lasts from October through to May. It also has a wet season, which runs from June through until September. However, the wet season does not see much rain. Some of the bigger cities in the country, such as Addis Ababa, enjoy warm weather around the year that is warm enough to wear a t-shirt, but mild enough to not overheat. Travel to Ethiopia can be done via car hire and can be achieved by traveling in through Sudan and via the border of Metema which is a small village.

One may also be able to get in via Kenya, through the border town that is known as Moyale. Rental car hire is available and is a good option when traveling to the country.

When one has arrived, they may want to visit the city of Addis Ababa, which has large markets and beautiful churches and cathedrals. There is also some good night life for the younger crowd. Lalibela is another city that acts as a beautiful location for tourists to visit and is incredibly old. It was built inif you wish to hire a car in Ethiopia cities center or airports, it has never been so easy thanks to our booking search engine.

We update daily deals and find the cheapest deals available on the market ! Do not hesitate cause we offer better quote than Hertz, Avis, Europcar, National, Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, Alamo.

To learn more about this country we invite you to check wikipedia

What is required by law when driving in Ethiopia ?

Before booking a car in Ethiopia, we recommend revising the current driving laws in the country. Here you will already find some useful information.
We recommend double check the following information on Ethiopia's government websites. If you see any changes to make, please let us know and we will update our database for other drivers!



Ethiopia Driving Side

In Ethiopia drivers must drive on the right side of the road

Ethiopia Driving Speed Limit

Town : 30-50km/h
Carriageway : 60-100km/h
Motorway : 100km/h

Ethiopia Driving Alcohol Limit

Blood Alcohol Level : %
In Ethiopia drivers are not allowed to drive if they overpass grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood

Ethiopia Minimum Driving Age

Driver under 18 are not allowed to drive car.

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Our car rental search engine will scan national and local car rental agencies in ethiopia to find the cheapest car rental available in the market. We are currently working with many companies like to make sure you will always have different rental options for your holidays or business trips.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

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When you rent a car, it is always usefull to check the terms and conditions of rental. In the FAQ, we tried to cover most of your frequent questions. If you have like to ask us direct questions please send us a message from our contact page.

Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.

Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.

Eligible Car Rental Driver's age

25 to 99 years. Young drivers age: 21 to 24 years might be charge extra per day.

Eligible Driving Licence

Bare in mind that in many car rental agencies, if your driving's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.

Car Rental Fuel Policies

The most common fuel policy is Full to Full. Basically, your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and you will have to return it with full tank. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.

On your pick up, you may be required to leave a fuel deposit reserved or charged on your credit card, this will be released or refunded when you return the car full. Missing fuel will be charged on your return. The price per litre charged by the rental agent may be significantly higher than the price at the local service station. A refuelling charge may also be applicable. Fuel charges are payable at the rental desk unless otherwise stated in the top section of rate details.

Most of the time, the mileage policy will be unlimited. Meanwhile, some car rental agencies impose a mileage restriction per day. Please make sure to double check this policy before booking a car

For most rental, those basic insurance will be offered for free. You could take a complete damage cover package during your booking or when you will collect the rental.

  • Collision damage waiver (CDW) / Extra -> Complete cover package
  • Theft waiver (TW)
  • Third party liability protection (TP)

The supplier might require a deposit amount at pick-up. It is a guarantee held on the credit card in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle. It will be automatically released if there is no damage or theft during the rental period.

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