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Car Hire and Transfer Options


Cars, 4x4s, people movers: from $20 usd / day. Transfers: airport, point to point from $10 usd per vehicle.

Tripindigo is an East African focused and specialised on-line travel agent. We know the region, its businesses and the best deals.

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What we offer

Car Hire Providers

Tour & Transfer Providers

Car Hire

From $20 USD. From city compacts, to luxury town cars; from open road cruisers to rugged 4X4s, and family or group movers, find what you need, at the right prices.

Established, insured businesses, with well maintained vehicles, and have a support network. Avoid unneccesary ‘international’ prices. 

Choose whether you’d like the services of an experienced local driver, or whether self-drive.

Preferred Provider

Transfers with fully insured drivers trained for the purpose; holding valid certification and operating licenses. 

Services offered only by local and reputable providers. 

Pre-booked for 100% peace of mind for reliability, conveneince and service. Avoid touts and unlicensed, uninsured services.


You choose between automatic transmission and manual.

The preferred type in the East African region is automatic, especially for congested city conditions. 

Selected 4x4s with auto terrain type detector and driving mode selection.

Choice may be model dependent.

Driving in East Africa

Driving in East African countries is popular.

Familiarize yourself with the key regulations and what to expect. Ask advice from the rental company on local customs and conditons. Know what to do in case of emergency and when stopped by police.

Ensure you have the correct license, and whether driving permits (eg: Zanzibar) are mandatory. 

Read our Essential Guide to Driving in East Africa


Vehicle Brands

Hire late models from $20 usd / day, from economical sedans, luxury executives, group transporters, up to luxury 4x4s.

Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Suzuki popular due to relaibility in tough conditions; all luxury brands available for city use.

Vehicles selected for the region’s driving conditions and your requirements.


Follow the golden rules: Avoid touts, use local, insured, certified businesses with trained drivers and support personnel.

From all airports / ferry ports to any hotel. Within cities, around islands any point-to-point pick-up including attractions and destinations of choice.

Couples, families, groups and even luggage vehicles in support if needed.

The right size vehicle is allocated for each transfer request.