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Car rentals in Zanzibar: All you need to know

You want a great car to take you around Zanzibar whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Zanzibar. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Zanzibar. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

How do I get a bargain rental car in Zanzibar?

We always strive to get you the best deal. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming rental. Be sure to:

  • Take time to compare vehicle pricing
  • Try to avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can cost more
  • Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Zanzibar.

What rental companies have outlets in Zanzibar?

From budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.

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

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're bound to find an automobile that is perfect for you. Some options include:

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Zanzibar?

Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Zanzibar is 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under the age of 25 or for higher category vehicles. Read over the terms to discover what any additional fees is before you rent your car.

Does Zanzibar require rental car insurance?

Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a car. However, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, your policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Zanzibar. Check in advance and, if it's necessary, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. 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 type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you plan to see all that Zanzibar offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional fees. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."

Before you drive off

Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scratches. If so, mark it down on your paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Zanzibar rental car today

Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal car rental that can fit your needs and not break the bank.