Arusha car rentals from $27/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Arusha with a pick-up date of 5/15 and drop-off date of 5/23. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car rentals in Arusha

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Economy$27/day
Compact$29/day
Intermediate$30/day
Full-size$28/day
SUV$45/day
Minivan$77/day
Full-size SUV$152/day
Mini$27/day
Passenger van$207/day
Premium SUV$152/day
Compact station wagon$30/day
Intermediate SUV$47/day
Commercial$75/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Arusha

  • There are several advantages to renting cheap car rentals in Arusha. First, it allows you to have more control over your travel plans. This is especially important in a city like Arusha, where public transportation can sometimes be unreliable or difficult to use. Another advantage of renting a car in Arusha is that it can be more cost-effective than other modes of transportation, especially if you are traveling in a group or plan on visiting several locations outside of the city.  Having Arusha car rentals also gives visitors the ability to explore areas outside of the city including Arusha National Park.
  • Arusha Kilimanjaro Airport, also known as the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), is the main airport serving the city of Arusha, Tanzania. There are several car rental companies located at the airport, including Avis, Europcar, Budget, and Hertz. The rental car offices are located within the airport terminal, making it convenient for travelers to pick up and drop off their vehicles. There is no need for an airport shuttle to reach the rental car offices as they are located within the terminal building.
  • Driving in Arusha can be a challenge for those not used to the local traffic patterns and road conditions. It is, therefore important for drivers to be aware of the rules and regulations, as well as the unique driving style of the city. One thing to keep in mind when driving in Arusha is that the city has a high rate of traffic accidents due to the poor quality of roads and lack of traffic enforcement. This makes it important for drivers to exercise caution when operating cheap car rentals in Arusha.
  • Rush hour traffic can be heavy in some parts of Arusha, particularly during the morning hours between 6:00 am to 8:00 am and evening hours between 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In addition, Arusha is located at the foot of Mount Meru, and some of the roads leading to higher elevation areas can be steep and narrow. Careful driving is therefore required in these areas. The rainy season in Arusha usually runs from March to May and from October to December. During these periods, the roads can become muddy and slippery, making driving cheap car rentals in Arusha more difficult, particularly on unpaved roads.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Arusha for $44 or less
  • Book your rental car in Arusha at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Arusha are around 135% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Arusha are around 58% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Arusha

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Arusha?

    On average a rental car in Arusha costs $56 per day. But prices differ between operators and you can save money through a price comparison of car rental deals from different agencies. The cheapest price for a car rental in Arusha found in the last 2 weeks is $42.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Arusha?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Autounion Car Rental ($27/day) and DISCOUNT.QUEBEC ($153/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Autounion Car Rental Kilimanjaro Airport Rd null (27 miles from city center).

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Arusha?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Arusha. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Arusha?

    The average gas price in Arusha is $4.84 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $58 and $77, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Arusha?

    Mini (Suzuki Alto or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Arusha.

  • Which car rental companies are at Arusha airport (ARK)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Arusha airport include Autounion Car Rental and DISCOUNT.QUEBEC.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Arusha?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does a Mini car rental cost in Arusha?

    A Mini car rental in Arusha costs $41 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Arusha?

    An Intermediate car rental in Arusha costs $63 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Arusha?

    An Economy car rental in Arusha costs $68 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular rental car location in Arusha?

    In Arusha, cars are most frequently rented at Autounion Car Rental Kilimanjaro Airport Rd (27 miles from city center).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Arusha?

    On average a rental car in Arusha costs $393 per week ($56 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Arusha?

    On average a rental car in Arusha costs $1,683 per month ($56 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when renting a car in Arusha?

    Most car rental providers in Arusha offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car rental in Arusha, check out KAYAK's car rental insurance guide.

  • How many car agencies are operating in Arusha?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 6 car rental agencies in Arusha.

  • What do I need to know before booking a car rental in Arusha?

    Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).

  • Why should I use KAYAK to rent a car in Arusha?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Arusha so that you can compare car rental rates, reviews and pick-up and drop-off locations to find the best deal for you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Arusha?

    When considering Arusha car rentals, choosing a car suitable for the terrain and road conditions in the area is recommended. The roads in Arusha can be quite rough and bumpy, especially outside the city limits. An SUV is better equipped to handle these conditions, providing greater stability and control on unpaved or uneven roads.

  • What’s the speed limit in Arusha?

    The speed limits in Arusha are generally posted in kilometers per hour (km/h). On urban roads, the speed limit is usually 50 km/h (31 mph) or lower, depending on the road conditions and the presence of pedestrians or cyclists. In residential areas and near schools, the speed limit is typically 30 km/h (19 mph). On major highways and rural roads, the speed limit is usually between 80 and 100 km/h (50-62 mph), but drivers should observe caution as road conditions vary.

  • Where are the best places to park in Arusha?

    There are also several private parking lots throughout Arusha that offer hourly and daily rates. Parking fees vary depending on the location, time of day, and duration of parking. In many areas of the city, parking costs around Tsh500-1000 ($0.21-0.43) per hour, and daily rates may be available for longer parking periods. Some hotels and lodges also provide free parking for guests. Drivers should also be aware of parking attendants who may offer to help them find a spot but be sure to confirm the cost beforehand and pay the attendant directly.

Arusha car rental reviews and directory

1First Car Rental

8.9

Very good

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One location in Arusha

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Goliondoi Road, Next to Bank of Baroda

+255 272 509 108

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Autounion Car Rental

7.8

Good

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5 locations in Arusha

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Arusha Airport

+255 783 447 239

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Hotel Delivery, Arusha

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Kilimanjaro Airport Rd

+255 783 447 239

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
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Makongoro/Boma Rd

+255 783 447 239

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Saturday08:00 - 18:00

Palace Hotel.Makongoro/Boma Road

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Europcar

5.5

Fair

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One location in Arusha

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Jjjf Qxj Arusha Tanzania

+255 677 034 071

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FlexWays

2.0

Poor

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One location in Arusha

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Goliondoi Road, Next To Bank Of Baroda

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DISCOUNT.QUEBEC

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Cheapest deal

3 locations in Arusha

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Arusha Airport

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Arusha Hotel Delivery

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Makongoro/Boma Rd

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Sunnycars

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3 locations in Arusha

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Arusha Airport

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Boma Road

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Kilimanjaro Airport

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Car rental locations in or near Arusha

Good to know

Most popular agency

Autounion Car Rental

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$56/day

Good deal

$44/day

When to book a rental car in Arusha

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