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Africa Madagascar Car Rental Agencies You Can Trust


The Island has some of the best tourist destinations in the world with great beaches and mild weather to boast of. There are several Africa Madagascar car rentals that are quite professional offering the travelers an opportunity to explore the delights of the land. These car rentals provide cars for hire in all major cities of the country and some have very fair rates.

It may be advisable to conduct some research over the internet or through travel agencies in order to pick out the best of the rental companies. Travelers can opt for economy, cheap or pure luxury cars depending on what they wish to have. Africa Madagascar rates can go up incase one has optional requirements such as roof racks and child seats depending on the company that one has chosen.

Africa Madagascar car hire may not be as developed as in other countries but there are certainly many options that any serious tourist will get. There are some large car hire companies as well as smaller rental companies seeking to serve the tourists’ needs.

The primary locations for Africa Madagascar car rental companies, this includes Antananarivo Ivato airport and Antananarivo downtown. The roads in this country are not very well maintained and hence some car hire services require you make use of a chauffer which is normally charged an extra 25 USD daily.

Travelling to all the tourist destinations in Africa Madagascar hired cars can take a great deal of time due to the poor road network but using public transport would even be a greater nightmare. It may be advisable for tourists to obtain a credible map of the country from any of the tourist agencies or Africa Madagascar car hire services in order to be sure of where they are and which destinations they need to visit.

While using the roads in this country bear in mind that you are supposed to drive on the right side of the road and vehicles have a tendency to stay in the middle of the road, only giving way in the face of an on-coming vehicle. There are traffic police on most intersections who direct traffic and you are required to stop if a traffic policeman has their back to you at an intersection.

Most of the Africa Madagascar car hire services will provide you with driving tips incase you want to drive yourself around the country. Malagese laws require that you use safety belts at all times and mobile phones use while driving is highly frowned upon including using hands free kit. Child safety seats and motorcycle helmets are not mandatory according to Malagese laws but it is wise to have them due to the condition of the road and for your personal safety.

Credible Africa Madagascar car hire services include the following:

  • Hertz
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • Budget
  • Sixt
  • Thrifty
  • Enterprise
  • National
  • Alamo

These are only some of the highly rated Africa Madagascar car rentals with other smaller companies’ competiting for space in the highly competitive car hire industry. The rates of all credible Africa Madagascar include unlimited mileage, third party insurance, collision damage waiver as well as breakdown assistance.

By Raphael Raphael, published at 04/06/2012
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