Rent a Cheap Car in Seychelles with VIP Cars
|Minimum age to rent a car in Seychelles:||21-25|
|What Do You Need to Rent a Car in Seychelles–||Driver’s License, an ID, and a Credit Card|
|Minimum rental period:||1 day|
Planning to rent a car in Seychelles? With only a few of its islands inhabited so far, spending your holiday in Seychelles can be a very pleasant, quiet and relaxing experience, & with a rented vehicle you can definitely make it more delightful one! With us you can compare deals from brand suppliers like Sixt & Absolute Car Rentals, and can save money on your next trip without much ado. Moreover, a car hire is by far the best choice to explore this Island nation as public transport is nearly absent and taxis can be really expensive.
Seychelles is a major tourist attraction and the best time to visit this gem of a place is in the months of April, May, October and November. And since our partner suppliers remain operational throughout the year, they also allow advance bookings! You can book as much as 12 months in advance and can save big while planning your Seychelles trip with a suitable rental car. Book today and save big!
Why Rent a Car in Seychelles?
A rent-a-car lets you plan your stay in Seychelles and also allows you to extend your itinerary without any hassles. Whether you have beaches on your mind, want to go to Vallee de Mai National Park (which is also a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site), have a trip planned to explore the Aldabra Atoll or simply want to spend your time enjoying the water sports and island's vibrant nightlife, a rental car at your disposal will be the most convenient way to move around Seychelles.
Choose from any of the listed locations and airports as your preferred pickup and drop car rental locations in Seychelles. With this island offering an array of tourist attractions, including beaches, national parks, wildlife reserves and nightclubs, it is always preferred to have a car hire here.
Car Categories Available for Hire in Seychelles
No matter what sort of trip you are planning in Seychelles, with us you can rent a car as per your travel needs, luggage and leg-room requirements. Whether looking for an SUV, convertible for a coastal drive or a minivan for a big group of companion travelers, with us and our partners, you can find the right car-type at the right price! The below-listed are some of the car categories that you can expect to find on our booking engine while conducting a search for a rent car in Seychelles:
Car Rental Companies
Our car hire partner companies have been providing rental services in Seychelles from years now. The presence of so many agencies on our booking engine allow us to meet the needs of a variety of travelers who visit the country of Seychelles and its beautiful Islands. Our partners provide numerous benefits with their deals like inclusions and add-ons plus a big fleet of cars for choice - enough to cater to the needs of both business and leisure travelers! The following are our rent car companies which provide deals for Seychelles:
- Absolute Cars
- UR Car Rental
Car Rental Locations in Seychelles
Seychelles is a country located in the Indian Ocean and consists of an archipelago of 115 islands. Seychelles International Airport, near Victoria, is the main airport here and offers connecting flights to various airports in a number of countries. As already stated VIP Cars have tie ups with some of the most renowned international and domestic car hire companies in Seychelles, and their presence at major airport and popular islands means that you can pick the car from a variety of locations depending on how you are arriving. Whether you are using the water or air routes, these suppliers provide pick up at both the airport and the cruise ship terminal locations.
The following are the car rental locations in Seychelles where you can pick or drop-off your car:
- Mahe Island
- Seychelles Airport
Points of Interest in Seychelles
Though the most loved part of Seychelles is its untouched and scarcely crowded beaches, yet it has a lot more than that, like hiking trails in Silhouette Island trails and Anse Georgette in Praslin, and various places best known for scuba-diving and snorkeling! And for those who would like to have a peek into its nightlife at the end of the day, the country has some very popular nightclubs especially in Seychelles’ capital city of Victoria.
Other popular cities in Seychelles are Anse Boileau, Anse Royale, Takamaka, Cascade, Glacis, Anse Etoile and Beau Vallon. And such through exploration is only possible if you have time and a means of commuting that allows you to plan your schedule. Which is why, renting a car is the perfect thing to do in Seychelles as through it you can easily explore your bucket list attractions on your own time and pace!
Here are some more places in Seychelles that you should add to your itinerary while exploring Seychelles in your car rental and make more beautiful travel memories:
St Anne National Park
L’Union Estate Farm
Seychelles Car Rental - Driving Tips & Rules
Driving side: In Seychelles, the cars are driven on the left-hand side of the road. Priority is given to the drivers coming from the right.
Driving & Drinking: Although the permitted blood alcohol limit in the country is 0.08%, never mix drinking and driving.
Speed limit & seat belt laws: The speed limit in residential areas is 40 km/h and 65 km/h in case of open roads. Both front seat and back seat passengers need to wear seat belts while driving.
Car Rent Seychelles Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need an International Driving Permit to rent a car in Seychelles?
Drivers whose Driving licenses are in English they don’t need International Driving permit (IDP) in Seychelles, but if it is in a language other than English which might not be understood by the traffic police here, IDP becomes necessary especially in the case of a rented vehicle. The officer will not be able to fill the accident form without IDP if your license is in a foreign language which means that you will not be able to claim insurance.
Can I use my Croatian/UK/USA/Australian/Canadian Driving License to rent a car in Seychelles?
Yes, drivers from all nations can rent and drive cars in Seychelles’ Mahe and Praslin Island provided their stay in the country is less than a period of three months. So no matter whether you are from Croatia, US, UK, India or Australia, you can drive in Seychelles on your full and valid license issued by your home country.
Can I rent a car in Seychelles without a Credit Card?
Most of the car rental companies ask for a credit card; cash or debit cards are not entertained when it comes to payment. In case you are using someone else’s credit card, you will have to make the booking in the car holder’s name otherwise you won’t be allowed to pick the car. And to be eligible to drive the car, you can get yourself added as the additional driver. At the time of pick both the main driver and the additional driver need to present with all the required documents for a successful car hire pick up.