Car rental businesses in Zambia

Economic city cars, safari vehicles, minibuses and 4×4 chauffeured or self-drive car hire services
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BM Classic Car Hire
Car rental
Lusaka
With a wide variety of vehicles to choose from, BM Classic Car Hire and Sales offers affordable personal and corporate car rental services. Their cars are all newly bought and regularly checked to guarantee maximum safety. Their team is available 24/7 to provide customer service including roadside assistance, should your vehicle break down.
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Lusambo has a wide range of cars and buses to choose from – large or small, diesel or petrol, automatic or manual. Their staff is readily available to offer additional information for business and pleasure. For conferences, workshops or seminars? The Lusambo team can help with connections around Zambia.
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Chaliko Car Hire Ltd
Car rental
Lusaka
As a leading car rental company, Chaliko Car Hire offers a wide selection of vehicles for long and short term hire. Their fleet consists of sedans, SUVs, buses (16, 28 and 56 seaters), 4X4s and executive cars. Chaliko’s team ensures that all vehicles are fully serviced and meet their strict safety standards. This company is committed to providing the highest level of service.
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Global Connect offers a wide range of vehicles for travel in Zambia. These are suitable for either the demanding businessman or the family on safari. All vehicles are maintained and serviced by a full professional workshop, run by a highly qualified mechanical engineer with experience in vehicle maintenance.
Bikolinah Logistics Ltd
Car and Corporate rentals
Lusaka
Bikolinah Logistics offers a 24-hour car rental service-self drive and chauffeur driven. Its fleet of vehicles consists of seven fully equipped 4x4s, four Sedans and one 26 seater Rosa bus. With its proven track record, Bikolinah is trusted by many reputable companies and organizations in Zambia.
City Drive Rent a Car
Car rental
Lusaka +3
Vehicle rental options at City Drive Rent a Car include fully equipped 4x4's, a replacement vehicle service and corporate leases. Whether you are a first time tourist visitor or a business traveller looking for a convenient mode of transport, this company has the right car and rental option for your travel needs
Vehicle Portal
Car rental market place
Lusaka
Vehicle Portal only lists and makes available vehicles in great condition with guaranteed hire quality. All vehicles are comprehensively insured. The company believes that sharing our vehicles within our community helps tackle various challenges such as car over-population, traffic jams, parking limitations and pollution.
The Wild Life Africa (TWLA) offers customised 4x4 vehicles to make your dream trip happen. Their vehicles are meticulously maintained and perfect for serious adventures, including an upgraded suspension, two rooftop tents (room for 4 adults), dual battery systems, long-range fuel tanks, camping refrigerators and all the camping equipment you need.
With a selection of sedans, SUVs, 4x4s as well as buses, Dominion Travel and Tours offers you the best service in car rental. Their fleet is constantly renewed, which ensures that you will always have a vehicle in optimum condition. The company offers full coverage for the loss, theft and collision of their vehicles.
Juls Africa
Car rental
Lusaka
The Juls Africa car rental service, based in Lusaka, Zambia, offers a range of air-conditioned vehicles, both self drive and chauffeur driven. In addition, those travelling to South Africa, Namibia or Botswana may book their car hire with Juls Africa in Lusaka.
Owen's Taxi and Tours
Car rental
Livingstone
If you're visiting Livingstone with your family and worried about transport fares for your activities, Owen's Taxi and Tours has the solution. Rent a vehicle at an affordable rate! With its modern fleet of well maintained vehicles, this company has built a solid reputation for reliable car rental service.
Zambia car rentals in Lusaka and Livingstone with a range of clean modern cars for hire from Alendo Travel. Clients can opt for self-drive or a chauffeur-driven car hire. Alendo are a dependable car rentals in Lusaka and Livingstone Zambia. A good selection of Zambia tours can also be arranged by Alendo Travel team.
Hemingways 4x4 Vehicle Hire
Car rental
Livingstone
Hemingways 4x4 Vehicle Hire only purchases brand new Toyota Hilux vehicles that are converted into fully equipped 4×4 vehicles. The company has vast knowledge of the Zambian road system and is able to give advice on the right vehicle to use in order to reach those special remote areas. Their vehicles are serviced by a fully qualified mechanic after every hire.
For car rental in Zambia try Just Travel who offer car hire across Zambia catering for the demands of travelling businessmen or families on safari. Whether you want to visit a city in a single day or spend a week in the Zambia wilderness, Just Travel have the car hire service to suit.
Romeki Car Rentals
Car rental
Lusaka
Quality and dependability is high on the list for customer service standards so cars for hire are fully serviced after every trip. In fact, Romeki has its own workshop so they can ensure all vehicles are excellently maintained and serviced by professional mechanics. Clients can be confident that their rented vehicle will perform at its best.
With a fleet of vehicles including air conditioned cars for hite that suit a variety of needs such as the city slicker, executive professional or adventure traveller Uni Travel aims to be the ultimate in car rental road transport. Their fleet consists of minibuses, four-wheel drive 4×4 vehicles and saloon cars.
The range of cars available for hire at Gemistar Travel and Tours in Lusaka include saloon cars, 4×4 station wagons, 14 seater mini-buses and 26 seater mini-buses. Gemistar offers both a self drive and a chauffeur driven service within Zambia – all at competitive rates when compared to other car rental companies.
Ride Africa car rental fleet includes 4×4 four wheel drives, saloons, executive cars, buses and light trucks, to service a full range of vehicle hire needs. It offers a chauffeur driven service, with carefully selected and experienced licensed drivers. Self-drive is available by arrangement.
Voyagers Rentals Ltd
Car rental
Lusaka
Catering for both tourists and those making a business trip in Zambia, Voyagers Rentals offers saloon cars for self-drive hire as well as a professional chauffeur service. For the adventurous on a self-drive holiday, safari vehicles are available with roof top tent, gas stove, fridge, cooking utensils, camp chairs and bed linen.
Duncan's Executive Travel and Tours in Lusaka, Zambia, offers a professional and reliable car rental service. Clients can choose from a wide range of cars to suit their car rental needs these include saloon cars, 4×4 prados, single double cabs, eight or 28 seater buses and can choose to self drive or a chauffeur driven service.
Benmak Car Hire
Car rental
Lusaka
Benmak Transways and Car Hire service gives travellers flexibility. In Zambia, with a dependable vehicle, common sense and an adventurous spirit, you can leave the city behind, get on the open road and just go your own way! All vehicles in the fleet are well maintained and insured for your safety and assurance.
Capital Travel and Tours
Car rental
Lusaka
The company offers a wide range of vehicles to meet the different varying needs of clients and to suit the varying terrain of the country. From luxurious cars to off road adventure 4×4 equipped vehicles, Capital Travel has the full range. A professional vehicle hire service both within and outside Zambia.
Directlink Car Hire
Car rental
Lusaka
Directlink Car Hire offers cars at competitive rates. Rentals of up to a year are also available. All vehicles are fully serviced, they have safety kits which include first aid kits and fire extinguishers and the cars are air conditioned. All cars are thoroughly inspected prior to being hired.

Car rentals

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Economic city cars, safari vehicles, minibuses and 4×4 chauffeured or self-drive car hire services

Whether you are exploring Zambia as a tourist or find yourself on a business trip, thriving car hire services in all the major cities of Zambia ensure you get the vehicle you need.

Usually, vehicles are rented out for travel within Zambia, but there are some companies who cater for car hire across borders. A wide range of vehicles are available from economic city cars to fully-equipped safari vehicles, minibuses and 4×4 hire. Most companies offer either a chauffeured or self-drive car hire service. 4×4 hire is recommended if you are going out of town but your car rental company will advise you on the best vehicle for your Zambia road adventure.

Car rental agencies primarily serve people who require a temporary vehicle, for example, those who do not own their own car, tourists, business travelers or owners of damaged or destroyed vehicles who are awaiting repair or insurance compensation. Car rental agencies may also serve the self-moving industry needs, by renting vans or trucks. In certain markets, other types of vehicles such as motorcycles may also be offered.

Cars can be hired from international and Zambian-owned companies in Lusaka, Livingstone, Kitwe and Ndola. You'll find all the usual chain hire companies at the airport, providing car rentals for those flying in and out of the country as well as local clients.

In Zambia these companies serve international travelers, business executives, and others who want to enjoy superior car rental or shuttle services. Alongside the basic rental of a vehicle, car rental agencies typically offer extra products such as insurance, Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation systems, entertainment systems, and child safety seats.

Keep in mind that you will have to pay for your fuel and this must be factored into the cost of your car hire. If you want to save money why not hire a more fuel-efficient car. If your car hire comes with a full tank of petrol make sure you return it with a full tank to avoid additional charges.

Choosing a vehicle

Car hire in Zambia is comprehensive - offering drivers everything from small, budget-friendly cars to luxurious sedans that will see you driving in style. No wonder it's important to think carefully about what kind of vehicle you’ll need. If you’re travelling with children or with a lot of gear, you may want a large sedan or SUV. If you’re simply looking to save money on rental rates and gas, you’ll want to reserve the smallest available model. Some companies offer a flat weekly rate, but most charge a daily rate plus mileage, insurance and fuel.

Some car rental companies also offer 4x4 vehicles. If you plan to rough it on your holiday in Zambia, make sure you check carefully with the car hire company as to the capabilities of the off-road vehicles available.

Road rules

  • Speed limits in and around cities are enforced, but on the open road buses and Land Cruisers fly at speeds of 140kph to 160kph (not advisable if you're behind the wheel!)
  • If you break down, you must place an orange triangle about 6m in front of and behind the vehicle.
  • At police check posts (which are very common) smile, say good morning/afternoon, be very polite and take off your sunglasses. A little respect makes a huge difference to the way you’ll be treated. Mostly you’ll be met with a smile, perhaps asked curiously where you’re from, and waved through without a problem.
  • Vehicles drive on the left side of the road in Zambia - at least most of the time.
  • The wearing of seat belts is compulsory and talking on a mobile phone while driving is illegal. If you plan to use your mobile phone, pick up a hands-free kit before you set off.

Driving licence

All tourists planning on driving a vehicle in Zambia can drive on their own country's licence for up to three months, so unless you're here long term, you won't need an international driver’s licence.