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Why rent a car?

The best way to discover Sri Lanka is by renting a car. Renting a car is easy and affordable way of transportation. With your rent a car you can explore the beautiful surroundings of Sri Lanka. works with numerous rent a car companies in Sri Lanka.

Car Rentals in Sri Lanka compares car rental prices for Sri Lanka). We work with many car rental companies so the quality of the cars is guaranteed. This way you will be sure to get a rental car that suits you the best and for a competitive price.

Where to go with my rental car

When renting a car, you are free to drive wherever you want as long as you keep to the local traffic rules which can be different that you are used to. Always keep to the maximum speed limit and be a responsible driver. Watch out if you want to cross the border into another country as there might be restrictions and/or extra fee's to be paid. If you want to take the car on a ferry, please always check with the local car rental agent if this is allowed as not all car rental companies allow it or extra fees might be applicable.

No credit card fees and free cancellation for car rentals in Sri Lanka

FREE CANCELLATION of your booking up to 7 days after your reservations has been confirmed, if your rental starts in less than 7 days you can cancel for free up to 48 hours before the rental starts. does not charge any credit card fees or booking fees.

Toll roads in Sri Lanka

In many cities and countries you have toll roads, most toll roads you can pay with cash or with your credit card, however some car rental companies offer electronic toll devices, depending on the car rental agent the price this toll device is included in the rental price or not, in the detailed terms of each car rental agent you can find this information. The electronic toll device allows automatic payments of all fees due for passing through any electronic toll barrier, when you arrive at the car rental desk you can activate this toll device and the toll expenses will be automatically paid in your credit card.

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Explore Enriched Sri Lanka Island with a Car hire

As you travel across the Indian Ocean destinations, you cannot miss Sri Lanka. It shares coastline borders with India, Palk Strait, Maldives, and Gulf of Mannar. It’s strategically situated as a link between West Asia and South East Asia. It has a significant cultural heritage featuring Buddhism and ancient oriental traditions. Enriched with a diverse ecosystem it has amazing tropical features portraying its natural beauty.

Pristine Beaches

Sri Lanka has pristine beaches along its long coastline. Tourists are attracted to its natural beauty as well as the amazing hotels and resorts. You will find all kinds of divers, mariners and ocean tourists enjoying the sea, sand and coastal climate. You can watch the sun rising as well as setting from the coastline which is always a spectacular view. The seaside is an excellent site for surfing and other sea sports.

Its coastal plains range from flat to rolling types inclusive of mountains in the southern central parts. Visitors to the coast simply love the warm ocean breeze. There is so much to enjoy at the coast including a diverse ecosystem. You will find exceptional marine coral reefs, estuarine sea grasses and Mangroves.

Rich ecosystem

While the island is enriched with minerals like Feldspar and Graphite, it is also rich in plant and animal species. You will find flowering plants, endemic trees, mammals, carnivores and insects not to mention birds.

Tour companies hire the best vans from reliable car rental service providers for memorable nature tours. Within the 24 wildlife reserves of Sri Lanka, you will spot Asian leopards, elephants, bears and small animals.

 It also has four biosphere reserves namely; the Bundala, Hurulu, Kanneliya-Dediyagala and Sinharaja. You can get a car from one of the numerous car rental agencies and drive through rainforest and get to see plants and animal species.  In case you want to know more about the endangered species, you will get details of the wild boar, anteaters and porcupines.

National Parks

If you are travelling to the southeast, visit the Yala National Park which is home to elephants, dear, and peacocks. Most visitors are thrilled by the largest park-the Wilpattu National Park on the north of Sri Lanka. It is an excellent attraction for bird lovers since it has large and small varieties. You will find the pelicans, ibis, spoonbills and storks. Bird sanctuaries like the Kumana have informative tours about some of the island’s resident birds. Touring the island conveniently, you must consider car hire services.

Rivers and waterfalls

Sri Lanka has 103 rivers with the longest being the Mahaweli. Another tourist attraction in Sri Lanka is the scenic views of the tea estates and botanical gardens. From these water systems, you cannot miss the spectacular waterfalls flowing into the Indian Ocean. The magnificent sights are ideal for romantic getaways and private tours. There are numerous car hire service providers offering vehicles suitable for your getaway.

Car hire in Sri Lanka

Whether you want a jungle experience or a smooth ride along wonderful landscapes, Sri-Lanka is simply a natural beauty. Enjoy adventures group tours, hiking, and trekking within its mountain sides. To get there, you can use a private tour company or simply research on your location and hire a car from the cheap car hire companies.

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Facts about car rental in Sri Lanka

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Sri Lanka was 16 days.
  • The average rental car length in Sri Lanka is 16 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Sri Lanka is ECONOMY cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Sri Lanka were ECONOMY cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Sri Lanka? Last month, the average car rental price was 533 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Sri Lanka? Last year, the average car rental price was 533 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Sri Lanka? Last month, the average rental price was 33 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Sri Lanka over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 33 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Sri Lanka are: carnect, SR Rent A Car.

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Popular Sri Lanka car rental and rent a car locations

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Sri Lanka Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Sri Lanka Car Rental with an average of 10.00 based on 3 ratings.

Reviewed by:

Mr Klaudiusz
Sri Lanka Sr

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October 16, 2021


Very Good

Clear new car, good staff, small problem with sri lanka driving license

Reviewed by:

Mr Srinivasan
Sri Lanka Sr

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May 31, 2022


Fantastic Experience

Whole process of rental car was very easy and seamless. overall nice experience

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Ms Thirupura
Sri Lanka Sr

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April 29, 2022



Sr car rental offered a great car however their gps was so outdated that i had to recharge my phone and use my data connection and use google maps