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Contact

Diwaka Tours & Travel Limited
Aqua Plaza 4th Floor
P.O. Box 17001-00100, Nairobi - Kenya

Telephone: +254 (0)20 2685134
Fax: +254 (0)20 3750393
Email: info@diwakasafaris.com
Website: http://diwakasafaris.com/

Hire A Car

Car hire Rates are in Kshs and are valid to 31st December 2010 and are subject to 16% VAT. Vehicles are available in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi.

Compact Size Car Saloon cars are strictly for use on tarmac roads only, and are not suitable for national parks and game reserves. Models Available Include: Toyota Corolla NZE, Mitsubishi Lancer, Nissan Sunny,
Engine by CC: 1300-1500cc
Seating Capacity: 5 (4+1)
Transmission: Auto
Basic Rental: From US$: 45 / Day.
Full Size Sedan Saloon cars are strictly for use on tarmac roads only, and are not suitable for national parks and game reserves. Models Available Include: Toyota Corolla NZE, Toyota Corona Premio
Engine by CC: 1800-2000cc
Seating Capacity: 5 (4+1)
Transmission: Auto
Basic Rental: From US$: 50 / Day.
Compact Size SUV (4x4) Models Available Include:Toyota Rav4, Suzuki Vitara, 
Mitsubishi Pajero IO, Nissan Extrail, Honda CRV etc
Engine by CC: 1800-2000cc
Seating Capacity: 5 (4+1)
Transmission: Auto
Basic Rental: From US$: 80 / Day.
Full Size SUV (4x4) Models Available Include: Toyota Prado, Mitsubishi Pajero, Toyota Double Cab Pickup etc
Engine by CC: 2700-3500cc
Seating Capacity: 5 (4+1)
Transmission: Manual Or Auto Options
Basic Rental: From US$: 180 / Day.
Safari Minivan / Minibus Models Available Include: Nissan Caravan, Toyota Hiace, Nissan Urvan, etc
Engine by CC: 2700-3200cc
Seating Capacity: 8 (7+1)
Transmission: Manual Or Auto Options
Basic Rental: From US$: 130 / Day.
Safari Jeep / Landcruiser (4x4) Models Available Include: Toyota Landcruiser, Toyota Hilux, Nissan Hard Body, Land Rover, etc
Engine by CC: 4000cc
Seating Capacity: 7 (6+1)
Transmission: Manual Option Only
Basic Rental: From US$: 230 / Day.
25-Seater Coach / Medium Bus Models Available Include: Toyota Coaster, Mitsubishi Rosa, 
Engine by CC: +4200cc
Seating Capacity: 26 (25+1)
Transmission: Manual Or Auto Options
Basic Rental: From US$: 250 / Day.
Overland Truck / Bus Models Available Include: Mercedes Benz, Tata, Isuzu Models, Volvo Truck, Scania, etc
Engine by CC: +6000cc
Seating Capacity: 36 (35+1)
Transmission: Manual Option Only
Basic Rental: From US$: 500 / Day.
Mid-Class Luxury Limousine Models Available Include: Mercedes Benz E-Class, BMW 5-Series, AUDI A6,etc
Engine by CC: 2000-3200cc
Seating Capacity: 5 (4+1)
Transmission: Manual Or Auto Options
Basic Rental: From US$: 300 / Day.
Top-Class Luxury 4x4 Vehicle Models Available Include: Toyota Land Cruiser VX,  etc
Engine by CC: 2800-4500cc
Seating Capacity: 5 (4+1)
Transmission: Manual Or Auto Options
Basic Rental: From US$: 340 / Day.

Rates excludes fuel and park/game reserves fees.

Rates & Conditions

All rates are expressed in Kenya Shillings, and all exclusive of fuel and oil but inclusive of maintenance. Some vehicles have manual transmission and others automatic transmission. Rates may be adjusted during the year so check when booking. Air Conditioned cars are usually only available at the coast. Rates are subject to 16% VAT.

General Conditions

The hirer and/or authorised driver must have held a full and valid drivers licence for a minimum of 2 years up to and including the time of hire and driving licence must bear no current endorsement during the last two years. A driving licence from the country of residence or any international driver permit is generally acceptable, provided valid as above. Where regulations require a local permit our office will give immediate assistance. The hirer will be asked for additional deposit to cover refueling and other expenses.

Driver's Age

The hirer or authorised driver must be over 23 years of age and under 70 years of age. The hirer or authorised driver must also be in possession of proper means of identification other than a driving licence.Self Drive cars are hired subject to the companys standard form of agreement. Notwithstanding the above conditions the company reserves the right to refuse to hire vehicles to any person at its own discretion. The Company may also require the use of a driver of the Company at the Renters expense.

Tanzania - Uganda

By prior arrangement, vehicles hired in Kenya may be driven into Tanzania and Uganda. An additional cost of KShs 10,000/- for documentation (certified log book, PTA insurance, etc.) applies. Chauffeur drive is available at KShs 1,600/- per day plus expenses. Renter must pay any road license fees at the border.

Refusal Of Car Hire

We reserve the right to refuse and or terminate hire at any time without assigning any reason.

Waivers & Insurance

The vehicle is insured for third party damage and liability. The Renter may take the option of Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver (TPW) to reduce liability in the event of accident or theft. When taking CDW and TPW, a deductible applies and tyres, tools and the vehicles radio are not covered. The Renter can waive these liabilities by also electing to pay the Excess Liability Waiver (ELW) at the time of rental. We also offer insurance against loss of your personal effects from the vehicle. The Personal Effects Cover (PEC) is available at 800/- shillings per day. Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) offers emergency evacuation and medical aid in the event of an accident. This insurance is available at 400/- shillings per person per day.

Non Waiver Responsibility

Damage to the vehicle or loss (due to theft) can be waived on payment of CDW and TPW, except in all instances the customer is liable for the first KShs 50,000/- on vehicles in Groups A, B and C and KShs 100,000/- on vehicles in Groups D, E, F, G and H.

Important

Vehicles in Groups A, B, C, D and S are not suitable for use on un-surfaced roads, in national parks and game reserves. Such use will nullify any and all waivers and may result in fines of up to USD $1,000.00 and the cost of any resulting damage.

Payment

By cash, travellers cheques, or acceptable Credit Card. Deposit of US$ 140 and approximate hire charges to be paid when making hire contract.

Exchange Rates

As at January 2009 the approximate rates are:- US$ 1 = Kshs 75.- UK£ 1 = Kshs 130.

Hire It Here and Leave It Here

Varies on the car you hire and origin and destination points.

When Renting Between Group 1 Day 2+ Days
Nairobi And Mombasa A - C 6,500 5,000
  All Others 8,500 5,000
Malindi And Mombasa All Groups 1,500 1,000

Other Fees & Services

Description Charge Per Amount
Airport Service Fee Rental 300
Chauffeur Drive (When Not Included) Day 1,500
Second Authorized Driver Day 400
Child Safety Seat Day 400

Fuel

As at January 2009 the cost of fuel is:-US$ 0.80 per litre, US$ 3.60 per imperial gallon.

Other Types of Vehicles

If you require a different class or type of vehicle, we can arrange it for you at similar competitive rates.

airOn request, we can combine your safari itinerary with a stay at the beach hotels in Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu and Zanzibar for any number of nights.