On average a rental car in Madagascar costs $73 per day.
Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Madagascar.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis ($48/day).
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On average a rental car in Madagascar costs $499 per week ($71 per day).
On average a rental car in Madagascar costs $2,138 per month ($71 per day).
Madagascar has a generally good driving culture. You'll encounter patient drivers in and out of the country's capital. In Madagascar, you are required to drive on the right side of the road. There are not many traffic officers on the highways. You'll come across a few traffic law enforcement officers at intersections and rotaries directing traffic. You must always stop when a traffic officer waves you down at an intersection. Cell phone use is prohibited when driving, even with hands-free devices. Baby car seats are not mandatory if you plan to drive around with an infant. Driving at night outside Antananarivo as a non-local can be a little challenging, so it is advised to return to the city beforew nightfall.
Age requirements may vary from one provider to another. Madagascar’s driving requirement is 18 years old. However, most Madagascar car rentals have their requirements set at 21 or 25. Depending on your preference, rental cars may come with a driver responsible for maintaining the vehicle and they may sometimes act as your tour guide, as well.
The average price of gasoline in Madagascar is around 5900 MGA per liter, equivalent to around 1.30 USD per liter. The price per gallon is around 22,333.919 MGA, equivalent to 4.93 USD per gallon. Gas stations may not be available in remote locations, so you should always plan ahead and fill up when possible. Remember to carry enough cash since it's the most common form of payment for gas. Always consider fuel consumption when renting a car, keeping in mind the mpg (miles per gallon) of your vehicle may vary depending on the road conditions.
The speed limit in Madagascar varies from one road to another. On major highways, the speed limit is 50 mph (80 km/h), while the allowed speed limit on rural roads is 37 to 43 miles per hour. The maximum speed limit on urban roads in Madagascar is 30 mph, which can sometimes rise to 50 mph. Since Madagascar has a limited network of paved roads, you should always exercise caution when driving through different rural locations and be prepared for difficult driving conditions.