The cheapest rental cars in Malawi are generally found through Avis. When booking with Avis, you may be able to find rental car prices for as low as $88/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to rent a car in Malawi is $91/day.
Avis is currently the most popular car rental company in Malawi, with 100% of users selecting their services in the past month. Avis is also popular due to their 2 reviews and average customer satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 10. Keep in mind that your destination within Malawi might not have any Avis car rental centers, so you should always have a backup agency in mind.
With 5 locations across Malawi, Avis has the most car rental centers out of any other rental agency. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Malawi, consider Lilongwe, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Avis has 3 locations throughout the area.
If you rent a car in Malawi, be aware that you are required to drive on the left at all times.
The road network in Malawi has been scored 3.2 for its quality (1 lowest, 7 highest). This puts it at 102 in the world out of 137 other countries. Roads will vary significantly within the country’s different regions, so use scores as a rough guide or reference for comparison.
The legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit in Malawi is 0.08%. However, it’s important to check regional or local city laws because sometimes this limit might be different. The BAC in Malawi may also vary based on age, driving experience, and whether or not you are driving a commercial vehicle. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Malawi and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drinking and driving.
Travelers to Malawi usually opt for a Economy as their rental car of choice. This may be due to the weather during their stay, the activities they have planned, or their budget. In the past 30 days, 33% of our users rented a Economy for their trip to Malawi at an average cost of $86 per day.
Gasoline in Malawi costs $5.38 per gallon as of last week. If you plan on renting a car in Malawi, then set aside a budget for the cost of gas based on how much driving you imagine doing. If you aren’t set on renting a car in Malawi, then consider Algeria. Gasoline prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at $1.25 per gallon as of last week. Hong Kong is another great place to visit and rent a car, but keep in mind that gas prices can be expensive at around $9.80 per gallon.