Selection of Car Hire Deals in Kenya

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We work hard to make sure that car hire on holiday is easy!

Review the cheapest car hire prices in Kenya from brands you can trust, including National, Hertz and Keddy.

To be listed on the site, all rentals have to include a fair full to full fuel policy and total transparency about credit card hold amounts.

Rent your car now with no credit card fees or hidden payments.

We work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car hire companies, including Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise.

Our range of cars have cover for damage, theft and third party claims.

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.

So that you're able to make an informed decision regarding which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the option to buy a Premium cover product.

Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also opt to purchase Premium Cover at the car hire counter, It might be cheaper to buy this in advance on our website when you make your car rental booking.

Lots of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting a vehicle because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often collect the car using debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you understand the total cost of everything before starting your trip.

Picking up your Kenya Car hire with no credit card and other payment card options.

You can use a Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when hiring through us.

It is good to understand the different payment options for your car rental in Kenya, as often payments for extras (like extra drivers and child seats) might need to be paid in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) on collection.

One thing to think about when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies often hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, this is often a significant amount of money and if you choose to pay with a debit card this might be debited from your account and not returned until a couple of weeks following you've returned the car.

Most of the Kenya car rental partners we compare prices for will accept a debit card when you collect the rental; but some of these do have special conditions associated with them. Always be sure to check the T&Cs if you want to pick up the car using a debit card.

Don't forget that quite frequently car rental companies that do accept debit card on collection are more costly than those that accept credit card only.

You can book using a large range of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).

Would you like to hire an SUV, a people carrier, minivan or convertible at Kenya?

We compare deals on a huge selection of vehicle categories. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around | Kenya, we’ve got you covered.

We compare a huge range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to navigating narrow city streets but keep in mind you’ll be restricted on luggage space so be sure to pack light. .

Trying to find a car rental that's a bit special when you’re in Kenya? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares deals for premier car manufacturers such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.

Need transport for more than 5 people? Our website offers a variety of people carriers available in Kenya that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 passengers. For more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we recommend taking a look at our range of minibuses for hire.

Vacationing with a lot of passengers in Kenya? Whether it’s a golf trip or a holiday with the extended family, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van prices from a vast array of minibus and van rental companies.

If you're travelling with 2 large suitcases, we suggest looking at something in our Large Car category. Large category cars have plenty of room for 4 or 5 passengers and several bags.

Frequently asked questions about car rental in Kenya

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car rental in Kenya?

We work diligently to make sure that the prices you see on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Kenya

For my car rental in Kenya, how can I reduce the insurance excess?

Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Kenya. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters

Can I cancel my rental in Kenya if I change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.

What do I need when I collect the car in Kenya?

To collect your car the lead driver should present a Valid driver's license, Passport or National Identity Card, Credit or debit card in the lead driver's name, Home and local (hotel, villa etc) address and a Booking confirmation email. Any other requirements at collection will be clearly explained in your booking confirmation email.

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Kenya are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.

Making a booking

We aim to be the best car rental website around so that you know when you book with us you're getting the best price, value and service.

To begin your stress free booking process, head over to our homepage and input your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your information.

All of the deals on our website include all fees including anything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) one way fees, child seats and young driver fees.

Hiring a car, can be a stressful, surprisingly costly, experience which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.

Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be easier, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check the status of your booking including payments and prices.

When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need:

  1. Pickup location & car hire
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The drivers age

Things to check when picking up your car hire

You'll have received car rental location collection details with your booking confirmation email. Take some time to read through how to get to the car hire collection location before you leave

Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the vehicle the filler cap is on

All the cars listed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always check that the fuel tank is full before you set off. if you find that it isn't you must report this to the car rental company before driving away

If you have purchased Essential excess cover on the web site or you have a different insurance policy, always make some time to inspect the car for damage. Also spend some time taking photographs on your phone of each section of the car. If damage exists on the car that is not highlighted in your rental agreement you should report this to the car rental provider

You should check the wheels and locks for issues as well. These are easy to miss when you are in a rush to start your trip

Why book with Stress Free Car Rental?

We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our mission is to make the car hire process as easy as possible.

We don't hide any charges, we are transparent from the get-go.

Just let us know and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, simple!

Picking up at an airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your rental later on. Adding your flight number will help the car rental provider to wait for you if the flight is delayed. You should check the T&Cs to understand what you need to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.

Save on your car rental in Kenya by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to review the various different deals.

When you book a rental vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're paying in advance - no scary fees, no hidden costs.

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No need to worry if your plans change

We'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before you collect the vehicle

All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.

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