car hire in Zimbabwe

Tips for driving your rental car in Zimbabwe

If you're travelling to Zimbabwe, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Zimbabwe is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Harare counts 1,487,028 inhabitants. In Harare lives 11,3% of the entire country's population, which counts over 13,180,000 inhabitants. In Zimbabwe the language spoken most widespread is english but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Zimbabwe is GMT+02:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Zimbabwe is D / G and the electric voltage is 240 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Zimbabwe is +263, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Zimbabwe

With a fuel cost in Zimbabwe averaging at 1,13 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Zimbabwe shares its land borders with Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 60,439, which ranks Zimbabwe as the 50th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Zimbabwe there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (BWP). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 80-120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Zimbabwe, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe boasts five UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the natural site of Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas and the cultural site of Matobo Hills. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.