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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport Car Rental
Mini
Ford Figo or similar
Ford Figo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
$23.13 / per day
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Francistown Airport Car Rental
Economy
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$24.28 / per day
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Gaborone, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
$24.99 / per day
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Francistown Airport Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$27.69 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Gaborone, Downtown Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Etios or similar
Toyota Etios
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Bidvest
$30.27 / per day
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Gaborone, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bidvest
$33.49 / per day
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Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$39.42 / per day
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Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bidvest
$45.22 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 21:45 on 2020-02-15. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Setswana
Currency
BWP
Country code
267
Average car rental length
8 days
Economy car rental price
$32.95 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand

Top 4 Most Popular Cities in Botswana

  1. Car Rental in Gaborone from $23.13 per day
  2. Car Rental in Maun from $23.13 per day
  3. Car Rental in Francistown from $23.13 per day
  4. Car Rental in Kasane from $23.13 per day

Top 5 Most Popular Locations in Botswana

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Botswana?

The cost of renting a car in Botswana depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Botswana
$70.88
January
$81.99
February
$69.23
March
$60.18
April
$56.86
May
$87.19
June
$58.18
July
$77.25
August
$41.56
September
$39.45
October
$54.61
November
$49.41
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Botswana is October — prices start from $39.45 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 37% cheaper than the yearly average and 55% cheaper than renting a car in the month of June (when prices start at $87.19 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Botswana?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in May — an average of 10 days. The shortest are in November — an average of 3 days.
Average Rental Length in Botswana
9
January
7
February
7
March
8
April
10
May
10
June
9
July
7
August
5
September
5
October
3
November
4
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Botswana?

Discover Cars users search a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Botswana. The most popular month is February, while the least popular is November.
Botswana Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
99%
January
421%
February
36%
March
33%
April
41%
May
37%
June
46%
July
44%
August
27%
September
70%
October
November
346%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Renault Clio 5 2 Small cars
Bidvest Ford Figo 5 1 Small cars
Bidvest VW Polo 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla 4 1 Medium cars
Bidvest Dacia Duster 5 3 SUVs
Hertz Toyota Fortuner 5 1 SUVs
Bidvest Toyota Etios 4 2 Medium cars
Bidvest Toyota Rav4 5 3 SUVs
Hertz Toyota Corolla 4 2 Medium cars
Bidvest Ford Fiesta 4 3 Small cars

FAQ

What do you need to rent a car in Botswana?
In most cases, you need a driver’s license, passport or ID card, and a credit card (in the name of the main driver), and the booking voucher to rent a car. Some companies may have additional requirements (be sure to check the rental conditions).
On what side of the road do they drive in Botswana?
Drivers must drive on the left side of the road.
Can I rent a car at 18 in Botswana?
No, you can not rent a car at the age of 18.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Botswana?
You must be between 25 and 99 years old.
Can you rent automatic cars in Botswana?
Yes, automatic cars are available from Hertz, Bidvest and Europcar in Botswana.
Can I rent a car with a debit card?
Though most companies require a credit card to leave a deposit, some accept debit cards. Check the rental conditions for more information.
Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Most companies require a credit card to pick up the car. Some may accept debit cards or cash. Check the rental conditions for more information.
What car classes can I rent?
Small cars, Medium cars, Large cars, People Carriers/Vans, SUVs and Premium cars vehicle types are available in Botswana.
Can I rent a car in Botswana with my home country’s driver's license (for example, U.S., U.K., or Australia)?
In most cases, a driver’s license from your home country is acceptable if it uses the Latin alphabet. In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Botswana.
Do I need an International Driving Permit in Botswana?
In most cases, if your driver’s license uses the Latin alphabet, you can rent a car in in Botswana without an International Driving Permit (IDP). In some cases, you will need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check the rental conditions for more information. If your driver’s license does not use the Latin alphabet, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Botswana.
How much does an additional driver cost? Is there an option for a free additional driver?
No rental company in Botswana offers a free additional driver.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Botswana?
A rental car costs $46 per day, on average. The lowest daily price found in the past 48 hours was $23 at Bidvest.
How much is car rental for a week?
The average price for a weekly rental in Botswana is $319. In the past 48 hours, the lowest price for a weekly rental in Botswana was $162.
What car rental companies are located in Botswana?
Hertz, Bidvest and Europcar can be found in Botswana.
What is the best car rental company in Botswana?
Ratings and reviews left by our users indicate that the best providers are Bidvest (8.5, 4 reviews).

Top 2 Suppliers for Botswana in 2020

Bidvest
Bidvest
Exceptional 9.4
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 7.5

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