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Car rentals in Bamako: All you need to know

A Bamako car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Bamako. Read on to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a great deal on a rental car in Bamako?

CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag the best deals. Just enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Bamako. You should also:

  • Read the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
  • Book your vehicle as far ahead of time as you can
  • Avoid airport pick-ups; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Bamako rental car.

What rental suppliers have outlets in Bamako?

From global names like National and Enterprise to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bamako?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Bamako. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bamako?

Generally, to rent a car in Bamako you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to find what the exact rate will be before you reserve your rental.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Bamako?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through rental car company, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Many major card issuers, like Visa or American Express, provide some coverage; however, there may be restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you reserve a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location

What fuel policy do you recommend?

We usually suggest that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you leave the lot

Make sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot on your Bamako adventure. It's important to:

  • Inspect your car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city

Book your Bamako rental car today

You know you can depend on a perfect ride that will result in more extra money to spare when you reserve with CarRentals.com. Book today to cash in on cheap deals on your impeccable Bamako rental car. See you on the road.

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