Kazakhstan car hire

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Cheap car hire in Kazakhstan

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Top tips for hiring a car in Kazakhstan

  • To hire a car in Kazakhstan, it is advisable to have a credit card. A lot of car hire providers need you to have a credit card to book a hire car and for payment. The credit card is used as a security deposit, in case the hire car is damaged or not paid for. However, some rental companies may accept debit cards or cash as an alternative, but this is less common.
  • Hiring a car in Kazakhstan offers several advantages over relying on public transport. It provides the freedom to explore the country at your own pace, allowing you to visit remote areas and off-the-beaten-path destinations. It offers greater convenience, as you can plan your own itinerary and have the flexibility to stop whenever and wherever you desire. Additionally, having a car ensures a comfortable and private travel experience, particularly in areas with limited or unreliable public transportation options.
  • Kazakhstan has set the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for driving at 0.03%. This means that it is against the law to operate a vehicle if your BAC exceeds this limit. Stringent consequences, such as fines and licence suspension, are imposed on individuals found driving under the influence. To prioritise the safety of both the driver and fellow road users, it is crucial to abstain from consuming alcohol before getting behind the wheel.
  • In Kazakhstan, driving is done on the right-hand side of the road. It is illegal to drive and use a mobile at the same time, unless you are using a hands-free device. Seat belts must be worn by all occupants in the vehicle, and children under the age of 12, or below a certain height, are required to use appropriate child restraints. Speed limits are posted in kilometres per hour within Kazakhstan.
  • Book your car hire in Kazakhstan at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hire in Kazakhstan are around 58% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Kazakhstan

  • What is the most popular car hire in Kazakhstan?

    Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Kazakhstan.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Kazakhstan?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What is driving like in Kazakhstan?

    Driving in Kazakhstan can be a unique experience. The types of cars seen on the roads vary, from newer models to older Soviet-era vehicles. Major cities like Nur-Sultan and Almaty have well-maintained roads, with wide lanes and clear signage, while rural areas may have narrower roads and occasional potholes. Locals in Kazakhstan are known for their assertive driving style, which can involve frequent lane changes and tailgating. It is important to stay vigilant and follow traffic rules. Additionally, traffic congestion in urban areas can be common during peak hours, so planning ahead is advisable.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kazakhstan?

    In Kazakhstan, the minimum age requirement to rent a car varies among rental companies. Generally, most rental companies require the driver to be at least 21 years old. Additionally, drivers are often required to hold a valid driving licence for a minimum period, typically at least one year. It is recommended to check with the specific rental company for their age requirements and terms and conditions before making a reservation.

  • How are the gas prices in Kazakhstan?

    Petrol prices in Kazakhstan tend to be significantly lower than in the UK. Currently, the price of octane-95 petrol in Kazakhstan is 217.1 Kazakhstan Tenge (£0.46) per litre. To put it in perspective, the average global price of petrol during this period is 574.25 Kazakhstan Tenge (£1.33) per litre.

  • What are the speed limits in Kazakhstan?

    In Kazakhstan, the speed limits vary depending on the type of road and region. On urban roads, the speed limit is generally 60 kmph (37 mph). On rural roads, the speed limit is often 90 kmph mph (56). However, on motorways, drivers are permitted to travel at a maximum speed of 110 kmph (68 mph). These speed limits are enforced to ensure the safety of all road users throughout the country.

Car hire directory

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    keddy by Europcar car hire locations in Kazakhstan

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    Europcar car hire locations in Kazakhstan

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  • autorent

    Autorent Car Rental car hire locations in Kazakhstan

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  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Kazakhstan

    2 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Kazakhstan

    2 Locations

Good to know

Most popular car type

Economy

When to book a rental car in Kazakhstan

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Car hire locations in Kazakhstan

The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the website of the respective hire car provider.