|Most popular company||HERTZ|
|Price of gas per litre||£1.08|
|Average price per day||£86|
|Cheapest price per day||£47|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Accra is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.
To obtain a car hire in Accra, UK citizens must have an unexpired driver’s licence that has been held for a minimum of two years, a valid passport and an International Driving Permit (IDP). There is also a minimum age requirement to hire a car in Accra, but anyone over 21 years of age shouldn’t experience any issues. There are about five car hire locations in Accra, and most of them accept debit or credit cards for payment, except Hertz, which accepts credit cards only.
Unlike in the UK, you must operate your car hire in Accra on the right-hand side, and all occupants should wear seat belts at all times. When you drive your cheap car hire in Accra through urban areas, observe the following speed limits: 30-50 km/h (18-31 mph) in residential districts and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on highways and motorways. There are prohibitions against the use of mobile phones while driving, and if you are caught operating your hire car in Accra under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you will be arrested. It is also the law in Ghana to not drive a vehicle for more than four hours at a time, and children under the age of five are not allowed to travel in the front passenger seat. Before setting out, make sure you’ve got all your documentation, including passport, IDP, as well as your car hire agreement and insurance papers. We also recommend that you check with the Accra department of motor vehicles for recent law changes.
A cheap car hire in Accra such as an economy car hire are recommended for inner-Accra streets, where traffic congestion can make driving difficult. These are also easier to park than a passenger van hire, but you sacrifice seating and storage space. If cost is not an issue, a luxury car hire in Accra is a comfortable way to discover Accra on the road.
Unless otherwise indicated, on-street parking is legal here, but it is always recommended that you use metered parking for your car hire in Accra. Traffic congestion in the downtown area is common, so be prepared for long lines or take public transport if driving there is unnecessary. Octagon Accra Central Car Park (with about 1,500 spaces) and Accra City Car Park (with approximately 500) are two of the best places to park in the city. At either location, you should expect to pay about GH₵10 per hour (£1.25), GH₵25 (£3.15) for up to six hours and approximately GH₵40 (£5) for all-day parking.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £69/day when booking a car hire in Accra. The absolute best deal a user found was for £38/day from Hertz, booked on Jul. 28.
The average price of petrol in Accra is £1.08/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £49 and £70 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
Hertz is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Accra. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about £372 per week.
Booking early can save you upwards of 7% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 90 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Accra.
Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Accra however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.
The monthly cost of a car hire in Accra is £1,596 (£53/day) on average.
Car hire prices in Accra are typically £0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to £0. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in June to be on average £116 per day.
Class Standard SUV, which is a Standard vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Accra according to Cheapflights users.