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|Most popular company||AVIS|
|Most common car type||Intermediate|
|Average price per day||£118|
|Cheapest price per day||£99|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Lagos is June. The most expensive time to rent a car is October. 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.
Visitors must have an international driving permit (IDP) to take advantage of car hire in Lagos. You should also have a valid UK driving licence and should apply for your IDP in advance of your trip. When driving hire cars in Lagos, you should also keep your IDP and driving licence in the car with you, in case you are stopped. Most companies offering Lagos car hire will loan vehicles to drivers who are over 21; however, some car hire locations in Lagos may have additional restrictions on luxury car hire, large vehicles and passenger van hire.
When you choose car hire in Lagos, you will drive on the left-hand side of the road. However, unlike the UK, speed limit signs in Lagos display limits in kilometres per hour rather than miles per hour. Speed limits in Lagos usually range from 50kph (31 mph) in built-up areas or on single carriage highways to 100kph (62 mph) on motorways. Drivers and passengers using Lagos car hire must also obey seatbelt laws or risk being fined. Children younger than age seven must also have the correct car seat while you are on the road. Nigeria sets a legal limit of 0.05 g/100 mL blood alcohol concentration. It is a good idea to get up to date on driving laws before you travel, as being hit with a traffic fine can ruin your plans for cheap car hire in Lagos.
Travellers looking for cheap car hire in Lagos will find plenty of options available to them. Traffic congestion in Lagos city centre can be intense and you may want to choose a compact car, so you can squeeze into small parking spaces or merge in easily with other vehicles. An economy car hire for city driving can also be a good option to help you save on fuel. An economy vehicle can be great if you want to drive farther out, along the Lagos coast or explore more rural areas. Although roads outside of the city are generally quite well maintained, an SUV might be a good choice if you want a bit more storage space and a sturdy vehicle for longer drives.
Looking for places to park a hire car in Lagos? You will find plenty of places in the city centre and in the Lekki area. Car parks in Lagos range from outdoor to multi-story to undercover. There is also some free parking in Lagos, but you can expect free car parks to be extremely busy, especially during peak times of day. Despite the parking options available, if you plan to explore the city centre, it may be better to park slightly farther out. Car parks on the outskirts of the city tend to be quieter and it may be easier to find a park, rather than wait for spaces in heavy traffic.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £98/day when booking a car hire in Lagos. The absolute best deal a user found was for £82/day from Avis, booked on Jul. 3.
Avis is one of the top picks in Lagos. They can have you in a hire car for about £615 per week on average.
Booking your car hire early can save you up to 17%. Aim to book your car hire at least 41 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Lagos.
Yes, you can hire a car for a month in Lagos check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.
Typically, a monthly car hire in Lagos can be found for £2,637. You can find car hire deals to be on average £88 a day.
The average price for a weekend car hire in Lagos is £137. Hiring a Economy is your cheapest option if you’re looking to save money on your weekend car hire in Lagos. For the month of August, Cheapflights users have found hire cars in Lagos for as low as £78/day.
The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Lagos is Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car) based on our Cheapflights data.