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Picking up your Uganda Car hire without a credit card and other payment card options.

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

We've made it incredibly simple on the website to filter which car hire partners will accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the search results page to compare which car hire brands will accept your preferred card type at the counter.

Would you like us to take payment with a method other than debit card and credit card? Do contact us to let us know. We're always open to new ideas about how we can improve the service we offer to make arranging your car rental a Stress Free experience.

Lots of the Uganda car hire partners we include accept a debit card when you collect the car; often these do have special terms and conditions related with them. Be sure that you review the terms if you intend to use a debit card when you collect the car.

It can be good to understand the alternative payment options for your car rental in Uganda, as some payments for add ons (like extra drivers and child seats) might have to be settled in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) on vehicle collection.

It's important to consider when deciding if you should use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies often block an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this is often a large amount of money and if you choose to pay using debit card this can be debited from your account and not returned until weeks following your rental has ended.

It's worth remembering that frequently car rental brands that do allow debit card on collection are more costly than those that accept credit card only.

If you've opted for Basic or Essential Cover with your car rental, it usually means that you'll have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You'll more often than not be given the opportunity to pay for a top up policy by the rental company on collection, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

Very often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no additional fees. You're able to compare if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the car hire excess and insurance options on the extras page of our website booking process.

Stress Free Car Rental accepts a large range of currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).

Why Stress Free Car Rental is different

There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our personal frustration with the process of renting a car.

The reason we decided to do things a bit differently is because we got fed up of seeing people having trips ruined by a bad car rental experience and knew we could provide a more transparent service.

Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.

Car hire providers we work with include the main car hire companies like Hertz and Enterprise there are some firms we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we do not list these on the website.

Our pricing always includes extra fees that other websites often don't include - this ensures that our service is as clear-cut as possible.

Stress Free Car Rental checks millions of car hire prices at 1000s of car rental locations to obtain low cost deals and ensure that booking them on the website as fast, simple, simple, fast and Stress Free as possible

Stress Free Car Rental won't work with just any car hire providers. We're cautious to only work with car rental companies you can trust.

Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide our customers with all of the best car hire deals in Uganda with no unexpected fees.

Driving advice for your car hire in Uganda

Prior to setting off spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.

it can be a good idea to keep some change ready in the car to pay for toll roads. most toll roads will accept credit cards but it's better to have cash as a backup

Sometimes it's daunting at first to hire a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great vacation

If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Uganda the car rental provider might take this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you will be informed via email when this has taken place

If you'd like to drop off the car in a different location to the one you picked it up from, all extra one way fees are already included in the pricing listed on the website.

If you intend to drive across the border to a different country, be careful to check the T&Cs for cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you fail to do so there is the possibility that your insurance will be invalidated if you are involved in an accident or the car is stolen

When driving in a different country many countries have very stringent laws regarding consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your vehicle

When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful with roundabouts.

Hassle free Essential insurance options

As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a vehicle with us.

Essential cover doesn't cover things like loss of theft/damage to content in the car, third party injury mechanical repairs, cleaning fees. For more details see the terms and conditions on the extras page

Essential Cover comes with key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and much more.

Essential cover appears as a choice in the car hire insurance section. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover isn't always available.

Essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional costs that standard insurance does not.

What are we all about?

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

If your plans alter you can edit or cancel your rental agreement free of charge for up to 48 hours before you collect.

Confused by security deposits? Stress Free Car Rental is here to guide you every step of the way. We endeavour to provide absolute clearness regarding security deposits and all of the other charges involved.

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

Review the best car hire prices in Uganda from brands you can trust, including Enterprise, Hertz and Keddy.

To be listed on our site, all cars have to include a fair full to full fuel policy and total clarity about credit card hold amounts.

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

We offer a variety of small family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with convertibles and hatchbacks.

We spend hours trawling through detailed T&Cs so that you don't have to. All key points of the hire contract are clearly displayed on every page of our website

Our vehicles have cover for theft, damage and third party claims.

Frequently asked questions about Uganda car hire

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Uganda 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.

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

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

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

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.

What's the most economical fuel policy for car hire in Uganda?

All of our rentals in Uganda include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.

Can I cancel my rental in Uganda 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.

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

At Stress Free Car rental, we compare deals on a huge selection of car makes and models. 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 | Uganda, we’ve got you covered.

From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we include a wide selection for you to compare before you book your rental in Uganda.

If you don't see a people carrier, minibus or car that you want to hire, or if you have any queries regarding trunk space or seating config, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Is your trip with more than 5 passengers? Our website compares a variety of people carriers available in Uganda that easily accommodate 7 or 8 passengers. For more than 8 passengers (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of bags) we recommend having a look at our selection of minibuses for hire.

We provide a huge range of small cars, including Fiat 500s, Ford Kas, Nissan Micras and many more, perfect to drive around narrow city streets but keep in mind that you will be restricted on luggage space so be sure to pack light. .

Looking to hire a car that's extra special when you’re in Uganda? The Prestige Car Hire category compares prices for prestige car manufacturers such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.

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

Transporting lots of bags? Want to transport quite a lot of stuff with you but not enough to require a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will meet your requirements. We list estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Uganda.

Feel the wind in your hair whilst you road trip around Uganda in your convertible hire car. We find great value deals on convertibles of all sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.

When you're travelling with 2 large bags, we suggest looking at something in the Large Car category. Large category cars have plenty of space for up to 5 passengers and several bags.

Car rental insurance, excess and security deposits

We get how frightening choosing a car insurance product can be. The additional charges that make up the price of hiring a vehicle are often very confusing, these include:

  • The cost of hiring the vehicle
  • Any extras (e.g. child car seats & sat nav)
  • Insurance costs

Stress Free Car Rental offers three levels of car hire excess cover, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You're able to view the details of these on the extras page of our website when booking your rental.

Many car hire websites mask the price of insurance excess and security deposit costs in the fine print. Customers are then surprised when the cash is taken from their debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is unfair and can really hinder your holiday plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.

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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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