List of Car Hire Companies in Nairobi (2020 Update)

Are you looking to hire a car in Nairobi? Here is a full list of Car Hire companies in Nairobi.

For individuals who love to chauffer themselves but may not have the budget to purchase their privately owned cars, there is always an option of hiring a car.

The Car hire business in Kenya has significantly grown primarily in major cities and its environs.

Nowadays, with the cash in hand, you can rent a car in Nairobi for as long as you want. This saves you the hustle and bustle experienced by public service car users in Kenya.

The types of hire services may vary from chauffeured to self-drive car hire services in Kenya

Car hire rates greatly differ depending on the dealer you choose as well as the cars you want to hire.

It should be noted that wedding cars and tour cars are generally higher priced than regular travel cars.

However, hiring a car can be as little as Kes 2,500 for a day depending on the car leasing company and the make of the vehicle you want to hire.

This cost withstanding, you are expected to fuel the car and return it promptly once the duration of the lease has expired to the hiring company in Nairobi.

You, as the leaser of a vehicle, are again held responsible for any damage or loss occurring within the lease period.

Related: How to Find the Best Rental Car Locations Online.

Many companies are offering a car hire Nairobi self-drive services. Most of the vehicle leasers in Kenya, however, are usually individual car owners who want to make money out of their four wheels.

For the two-wheel tarmac suited cars, there are not as many registered companies in Kenya

Car Hire Companies in Nairobi

Car hiring business is a niche that has been identified and exploited in Kenya. You can own a car, legally without being its owner in Kenya. Car renting in Kenya is a prosperous and thriving business today.

1. VAELL Company in Nairobi

This is one of the largest car hire service providers in Nairobi.  VAELL stands for Vehicle And Equipment Leasing Limited, is a car hiring company in Nairobi which is located along Mombasa Road in Gold Rock Building.

This Leasing Company in Nairobi deals with leasing and renting vehicles, and vehicular equipment mainly in bulk and for long periods to Nairobi residents.

VAELL Car Hire has offices in Karen Park Building on Ngong Road in Nairobi, just Opposite St Christopher School.

2. Active Safaris and Car Hire Company

Active Car Hire Company in Nairobi mainly deals with leasing cars for self-drive safari use such as four-wheel drives ideal for rough terrains.

The Active Car Hire Company also provides 25 seater minibuses as well as overload trucks. They also offer hiring services in Kenya for saloon cars and Toyota Prado’s for town businesses on both long and short terms.

The Active Car Hire Company has its main offices located in Nairobi city centre along Standard Street.

Other car hire services companies in Kenya with rates starting at 3500/= include

  1. National Car
  2. Keddy Car Hire
  3. Alamo Car Hire
  4. Enterprise Car Hire
  5. Europcar Car Hire
  6. AVIS Car Hire
  7. Thrifty Car Hire
  8. Hertz Car Hire
  9. Firefly Car Hire
  10. Express Travel Car Hire

Be sure to visit their websites to learn more about their pricing and the cars that they offer.

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Brian is a founding writer at Urban Kenyans. His work is focused on how to improve the digital literacy of Kenyans online. He has been able to do so with his mastery of Kenya and the English Language.

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