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Holiday in Africa

If you  love being able to tour around  Africa and discover the local hidden gems and off beaten tracks of a holiday experience in Africa , for most people that is what a holiday and safari to Africa should be all about.  A self drive holiday car allows one to visit or return  to countries they fell in love with  and still be able to  enjoy an entirely new and exciting holiday experience without the limitations of guided tours and safaris.

Habari Car rentals exists to eliminate car rental related stress for self drive car rental travellers to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Burundi, South Africa, Chad, Botswana, Namibia and the rest of the Africa car rental countries that we serve. In addition we provide 4x4 holiday safari cars for clients touring the more complicated road terrains of Africa.

Renting  a car while on a safari  holiday to Africa is a brilliant step and means to ascertain that you get the best out of your holiday experience to Africa. Having one's own private means of  transport implies that you are able  to discover the off the beaten tracks of the African destination of your choice in your own privacy, at your own holiday pace determined by you as you go along. It means you may stay in a location as  much as you love or move on as fast as it doesn't meet with your tour expectations. Avoid all the pitfalls and inconveniences that come with public means of transport, being squashed like sardines isn't exactly anyone's dream way of say getting from Kampala to Kigali on an over-speeding Gaga bus or an easycoach bus from Kampala to Nairobi. We have all heard too many stories and accidents involving these deathtraps. No one should wish to spend time in a hospital nursing accident wounds when they purpose for travel to Africa was to discover the hidden gems that Africa has to offer to visitors and travellers on safari alike.

Driving a self drive hire car in a foreign country can be very daunting especially to the first timer. Driving in Kampala for example during peak hours is definitely not for the faint hearted. Neither we must add is driving in Nairobi or Dar. Self driving in national parks also has its own rules and guidelines. Infringement of the same can come with very steep fines . Every self drive hire client needs to be aware of local traffic  laws and on the road hazards, differences in road signs and must dos and donts while on the roads. Driving in Africa can most certainly be different that it is in Europe ,Asia or North America.  Some of the road conditions especially on murram roads and potholed tarmacked roads can be challenging at best and extremely dangerous at worst.  However plenty a visitor have done just fine with a little pre-trip planning, guidance from us and have gone on to  self  drive while on holiday to Africa with confidence, enjoyed the experience and vowed to return. If however you find it all too scary, then we are more than happy to offer you one of our professional English speaking drivers to take along with you on your holiday.

Hire a holiday car from us for your self-drive or with driver car rental holiday requirements. In addition we assist with your holiday route planning, booking of accommodations, securing of gorilla permits and park entry permits where applicable, rental of camping equipments, satnavs, route maps and all your other holiday related requirements.

Make your safari to Africa a memorable one by initially contacting us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and leave the rest to our dedicated car hire team.

When you hire car from us; the following are included . Please remember, additional charges may be payable for your booking

Included in your booking: 
• Unlimited mileage for all car  rentals unless specifically advised.) 
• Third-party insurance cover 
• Airport and local surcharges 
• Local Government Tax 
• Airport pick-up 
• Local road maps 
• Breakdown service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week .

Comprehensive insurance coverage is available at an additional cost. Other car rental terms may apply. Same will be advised when you get issued with your self drive rental agreement.


 Please contact us on  +256.779.459.917 OR +256.392.897.704 OR +44.790.863.9450 email:    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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