Are Pets Allowed on your 4×4 Self-Drive Uganda Car Rental in 2023?
Clients often ask about travelling with their pets in the rental, if it’s allowed by the company or not. To the best of our knowledge that pets are part of families and sometimes you need to travel with them while on your vacation. We do accept pets in our car rentals but at an extra cost. When allowed, we expect our clients to adhere to the set terms and conditions of our company.
For clients travelling with their pets, it is always important and advised that you get to know the stipulated terms and conditions for you to travel with pets in the vehicle. Normally, our company is concerned with the cleanliness of the vehicle and this will incur extra charges for car cleaning, free of odours and cleaning the fur left by the pets. The charge for cleaning fee is about $125.
If your dog or any pet caused unreasonable damage to car seats, you are liable for an additional charge to repair the vehicle. Usually, we recommend clients who travel with pets bring pet carriers when in the vehicle, while others may prefer not to carry pet carriers. To be on the safer side, it is better to make a call and inquire more about pet policies in a rental while on holiday and the charges.
(Top Best) 9 Tips to Know When travelling with a dog or any pet on a car rental.
- Always be careful and keen when getting the dog or any pet in or out of a car to avoid damaging the seats and avoid pain work.
- Make use of a seat protector/blanket to help stop pets from scratching the seats and excess dog hair from getting all over the seats.
- Vacuum the vehicle thoroughly after use and make it fresh for the next user. The car should be cleaned thoroughly of any lingering pet hair.
- Ensure that your pet or dog is carefully strapped in a safe position or use the pet carrier box
- It will be much appreciated for the car rental to smell fresh for the next user and if not provide the extra charges for cleaning the vehicle.
- Do not leave your dog/pet in a parked vehicle, because the car may easily heat up and make your pet have a heatstroke.
- Have a break after a given period for you and the pet to walk and stretch as well as for your pet to defecate outside.
- Have water and snacks for the pet but they shouldn’t overeat.
- Make a passport for the pet to show proof of anti-parasite treatment.
In conclusion, pets are lovely to travel with, before you think of renting a car for a safari and travelling with your pet, it is important that you first inquire about the policies company you intend to deal with if they allow you to travel with a pet in a rental.