Gone are the days, when somebody who required a vehicle needed to ask it from their relatives or friends. The trend of hiring cars rolls in from the European countries where self-drive car hire is common. In the previous few years, the organized self-drive car hire business in Uganda has seen a lofty boom. The passage of worldwide players has improved the business in this industry. With the organized companies separating themselves from the unorganized ones in terms of services offered, for example, quality services, trained drivers, reliability, large fleet size and monitored costs, and so forth, it witnessed the market inclining toward its side.
The car rental market is now focusing on the fast track and leading players like; 4×4 Uganda Ltd, Self Drive Uganda, Rental Cars Uganda Ltd, Road Trip Uganda among others appear to be changing to top gear experimenting and improving on the technology front. According to the research, the Uganda car rental market revenue will develop at a significant CAGR rate and is expected to touch USD20 million by 2020.
Let’s look through some of the players who are driving the car rental space today in Uganda –
4×4 Uganda Ltd
Established in 2009 with the main headquarters in Kampala, 4×4 Uganda Ltd holds the credit of being the first organized self-drive car rental company in the country. It enables clients to hire vehicles by the month, weekday, or hour. The company has a large fleet with different types of cars for hire on a self-drive basis ranging from hatchbacks to SUVs to luxury cars.
4×4 Uganda Ltd began its operation in Kampala and now offers car rental services in most of the cities in the country like Jinja, Mbarara, Fort Port, Mbale, Gulu, and others. It as of late presented doorstep services where the car is delivered to your home or brought to you at the airport on your arrival.
Self Drive Uganda
This was the second company to offer perfect car rental service in-country being established in 2011 and is a subsidiary of Active African Vacations Ltd one of the leading tour and travel companies in Uganda.
Self-drive Uganda Ltd has partners in different neighboring countries like Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and DRC and their vision is to provide safe reliable transportation to tourists/visitors wishing to drive themselves throughout the whole region of East Africa.
They also home deliver the car to the user. They send their agent to a place where you want to drop the vehicle so that by the time you reach there, you find him waiting to take back the car to the offices.
Rental Cars Uganda Ltd
Rental Cars Uganda is another reliable Car Rental Company in Uganda established in 2009 and is a subsidiary of African Jungle Adventures Ltd a local tour company with its main offices in Kampala but operating in all East African Countries.
The company started as a small agency but it has expanded its service to most of the big cities in the country and even crossed the boards and opened offices in the same neighboring countries like Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and others.
The company is now among the leading self-drive car rental agencies in the region offering all types of cars in all models ranging from small economy vehicles to strong safari vehicles.
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