Douala car rentals from $54/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 Douala with a pick-up date of 3/15 and drop-off date of 4/14. 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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Douala car rental information

Pick-up locationDouala
Car typesEconomy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate station wagon, Mini, Pickup truck, Standard
Rental locations5
Airport locations2
Popular agenciesAvis

Cheap car rentals in Douala

Economy$70/day
Intermediate$93/day
Standard$117/day
Mini$54/day
Pickup truck$130/day
Intermediate station wagon$96/day
Intermediate SUV$188/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Douala

  • Driving car rentals in Douala is a fantastic way to see this coastal city situated on the western shores of Cameroon. In Douala car rentals, you can save time over using public transportation and thus see the people and places you want when you want to. In car rentals in Douala, you can visit the Palace of the Kings Bell, the Douala Maritime Museum, the Douala - Edea Wildlife Reserve, and other local attractions. You can enjoy the freedom to explore the Manoka Reserve to the south, Yaounde to the east, or Bafousam to the north.
  • Situated along the southern edge of the city, the Douala International Airport (DLA) is a convenient place for getting car rentals in Douala. The car rental counters are lined up in the Central Plaza of the airport, between the Departure and the Arrival section. The cars are parked just outside the Arrival section in the airport parking lot. This is also where you will return the car.
  • For those driving car rentals in Douala, you'll be happy to know that many of the driving rules are similar to the driving rules in America. You will be driving on the right side of the road and the blood alcohol drunk driving limit is 0.08%. Douala traffic can become extremely congested during peak rush hours from 7 am to 10 am and from 3 pm to 6 pm. The streets will be especially congested with many people on mopeds and motorcycles, as well as with cars and trucks. There will also be a number of people riding bicycles in the street, so drive cautiously.
  • Passing cars on the road in Douala and throughout Cameroon is quite common, but one challenge that those driving car rentals in Douala may face is that in Douala and throughout Cameroon, you drive on the left and pass on the right, which is the opposite of most places in America. Also, it tends to rain a lot in Douala, so those driving car rentals in Douala should be prepared to drive in the rain. Remember that it is more difficult to stop on a wet road, so try to leave more space between you and the other vehicles that are sharing the road with you.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Douala for $57 or less
  • Book your rental car in Douala at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Full-size rental cars in Douala are around -253% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Douala

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

    On average a rental car in Douala costs $116 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 Douala found in the last 2 weeks is $116.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in Douala?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis ($54/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Avis Cami Equipement null (1 miles from city center).

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Douala?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Douala. 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 Douala?

    The average gas price in Douala is $5.22 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $63 and $83, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Douala?

    Full-size (Toyota Fortuner or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Douala.

  • Which car rental companies are at Douala airport (DLA)?

    The only car rental company onsite at Douala airport is Avis.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Douala airport (DLA)?

    The only car rental company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Douala airport to off-airport locations is Avis.

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

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

  • How much does a Full Size car rental cost in Douala?

    A Full Size car rental in Douala costs $205 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car rental cost in Douala?

    A Compact car rental in Douala costs $59 per day, on average.

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

    An Economy car rental in Douala costs $57 per day, on average.

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

    In Douala, cars are most frequently rented at Avis Aeroport International De (2 miles from city center).

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

    On average a rental car in Douala costs $811 per week ($116 per day).

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

    On average a rental car in Douala costs $3,474 per month ($116 per day).

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

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

  • How many car agencies are operating in Douala?

    KAYAK has deals for you to compare from 3 car rental agencies in Douala.

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

    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 Douala?

    KAYAK searches thousands of car rental agencies to provide you with offers from all car rental agencies operating in Douala 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 Douala?

    If you will be staying in the city for most of your time, a smaller car makes a better rental. A small sedan, a compact car, or an economy car will make it much easier for you to navigate through the more congested areas of Douala. If you will be spending most of your time traveling through more rural areas outside city limits, you may want to opt for a more rugged vehicle, such as a pickup truck or an SUV.

  • What's the speed limit in Douala?

    In Douala, the speed limits will be posted in kilometers per hour. Keep in mind that this means that the number you see posted will be higher than its corresponding speed in miles per hour. The maximum speed limit that you will encounter on the city streets of Douala is 60 km/h (37 mph). However, keep in mind that speeds can be lower in certain areas. Therefore, you should always keep your eye on the posted speed limits in order to avoid getting a ticket. On more rural roads and on motorways, the maximum speed limit is 100 km/h (62 mph).

  • Where are the best places to park in Douala?

    Parking can be quite hectic and chaotic in Douala. People have a tendency to park their vehicles wherever they can find an available spot. However, pay attention to posted signs that may prohibit parking. If you park someplace where you shouldn't or you park in a dangerous manner, obstructing the roadway for instance, it is very likely that your car will be towed. Also, you must park your car facing the direction of traffic. And when you park, watch for pedestrians or cyclists before you open your door to exit the vehicle. Many tourist attractions have parking fees of around ₣3,000 (about $5) per vehicle per entry.

Douala car rental reviews and directory

Avis

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4 locations in Douala

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Aeroport International De

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59

CFAO Motors

Opening times not available

Cami Equipement

Monday14:30 - 18:0007:30 - 12:00
Tuesday14:30 - 18:0007:30 - 12:00
Wednesday14:30 - 18:0007:30 - 12:00
Thursday07:30 - 12:0014:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 12:0014:30 - 18:00

Cfao Motors

+240 333 090 769

Monday07:45 - 12:1514:30 - 18:00
Tuesday14:30 - 18:0007:45 - 12:15
Wednesday07:45 - 12:1514:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:45 - 12:1514:30 - 18:00
Friday14:30 - 18:0007:45 - 12:15

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keddy by Europcar

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3 locations in Douala

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Boulevard Leclerc- Immeuble Rw King

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Malabo Downtown- Bp 493

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Meet & Greet Service Upon Res- No Counter At Airport

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Hertz

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One location in Douala

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57 Joss Street Bonanjo

Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00

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Car rental locations in or near Douala

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Most popular agency

Avis

Most popular car type

Full-size

Average price

$116/day

Good deal

$57/day

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