Car Rental in Botswana

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport
Economy
Volkswagen Polo Vivo or similar
Volkswagen Polo Vivo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Autounion
$22.83 per day
Francistown Airport
Economy Elite
Volkswagen Polo or similar
Volkswagen Polo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$31.96 per day
Maun Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$34.52 per day
Francistown Airport
Full-size Extended Cab Pickup
Toyota Hilux or similar
Toyota Hilux
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$71.39 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport
Intermediate SUV
Toyota Corolla Cross or similar
Toyota Corolla Cross
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
$76.50 per day
Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport
Premium Van
VW Kombi or similar
VW Kombi
  • 8
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$141.59 per day
Gaborone Sir Seretse Khama Airport
Economy
Toyota Starlet or similar
Toyota Starlet
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autounion
$26.29 per day
Francistown Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla Quest or similar
Toyota Corolla Quest
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
$35.40 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 06:19 on 2024-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Tswana
Currency
BWP
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+267
Average car rental price
$55 per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
30 km/h or 19 mph
Speed limit out of town
60 - 120 km/h or 37 - 75 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gas price
$1.08 per liter or $4.07 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$0.74 per liter or $2.80 per gallon
Highest gas price
$1.22 per liter or $4.62 per gallon

One-way Car Rentals in Botswana

Here are the most popular one-way rental options for pickup in Botswana and drop off in another country:

  • From Botswana to South Africa - 12 offers from $39.70 per day
  • From Botswana to Namibia - 8 offers from $58.03 per day

Map of Car Rental Locations

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

The cost of renting a car in Botswana varies by season. The table and graph below can help you find the best time of year to save on a rental car.
Average rental costs per day in Botswana
$56.86
January
$60.89
February
$61.76
March
$69.82
April
$71.96
May
$42.12
June
$47.39
July
$55.78
August
$51.35
September
$61.60
October
$77.82
November
$58.28
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Botswana is June — when rental costs average $42.12 per day. This is 29% cheaper than the yearly average and 46% cheaper than renting a car in November (when prices average $77.82 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the average rental length in Botswana?

How long renters typically keep their vehicle sometimes varies depending on the time of year. Travelers tend to keep their rental cars longer in October — an average of 17 days. They tend to keep them for a shorter time in January — an average of 3 days.
Average number of rental days in Botswana
3
January
6
February
9
March
3
April
8
May
11
June
8
July
7
August
9
September
17
October
8
November
9
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Botswana?

Based on how many customers search for a car in Botswana, the most popular month is December, while the least popular is January.
Monthly searches in Botswana by pick-up date relative to the average
44%
January
88%
February
44%
March
70%
April
105%
May
70%
June
79%
July
105%
August
88%
September
140%
October
79%
November
289%
December

Car rental information

Car rental locations 7
Airport locations 4
Popular suppliers Hertz, Europcar, Autounion
Popular car categories Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, Large cars
Lowest price $23 per day
Cheapest supplier Autounion

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 5 1 Small cars
Hertz Toyota Corolla Quest 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Toyota Hilux 5 4 SUVs
Europcar Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Toyota Hilux 2 4 Large cars
Hertz Toyota Rumion 5 2 Vans
Autounion Volkswagen Polo Vivo 5 2 Small cars
Hertz VW Kombi 4 3 Vans
Hertz Toyota Starlet 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Volkswagen Polo 4 2 Small cars

Our customers' reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have the option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic.

Ireland
Toyota Corolla Quest
September 1, 2022
Got to watch softball qualifying games
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Hertz
8.7 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Avis
7.6 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
5
Average daily price
$55.06
Lowest daily price
$22.83
Total cars available
102

Top 5 suppliers in Botswana in 2024

Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.7 / 33 reviews
6 locations
$29 - $142
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.7 / 4 reviews
5 locations
$30 - $71
Autounion
Autounion
Good 7.7
3 locations
$23 - $140
Budget
Budget
Good 7.7
2 locations
Avis
Avis
Good 7.6 / 1 review
4 locations
$25 - $84
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