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Car Hire Lilongwe Airport

If you are planning to visit Malawi soon, be sure to rent a car for optimum enjoyment in this side of the African continent. Lilongwe Airport is located right in the capital. Once you are here, make this glorious town your first stop. There is so much to see and do for every tourist’s preference. The city has several mesmerizing natural sceneries, a couple of historical sites and an Old Town that has the characteristic blend of ancient and contemporary architecture. Do not fail to drive to Kumbali cultural village and see culture at its best. Africa is known for keeping cultural practices and beliefs. You will learn a lot as you interact with the locals.

The capital has beautiful landscapes that you will only enjoy as you drive around. Renting a car at Lilongwe Airport enables you to visit more sites and have more fun. This is how to go about it:

  • Research about all the car rental companies in Lilongwe airport. Make sure that you compare their prices and the services they give. It is not unusual to find that quotes vary across various agencies even for similar cars. Also, get to know their level of credibility from the customer review section.
  • Once you get a company that has the kind of car you are looking for, book it early so as to avoid inconveniences.
  • Read and understand the terms and conditions of the agency that you choose. Some agencies at Lilongwe Airport might have hidden costs that will only be revealed to you when you return the car.
  • Give the agent all the details about the type of car you want for your vacation in Lilongwe. Remember to select a car that will be able to handle the rugged terrain of the suburb areas.

Driving rules and regulations in Lilongwe, Malawi

To avoid being in confrontation with the traffic authorities, it is vital to familiarize yourself with the road rules. Here are the basic;

  1. Malawi is a former British colony, so always drive on the left.
  2. The maximum speed limit on the open roads is 80km/h and on 50km/h on the urban roads
  3. Ensure that you have an international driving license and a certificate of third party motor insurance any time you are driving your rental car from Lilongwe Airport.
  4. If you can, just avoid traveling at night
  5. Do not expect much courtesy on the road. Just assume that you are the only sane driver on the road
  6. Do not drink and drive, in Africa, or anywhere else for that matter.
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