Thinking about renting a car in Sri Lanka? Take a look at everything you need to know about the car hire process, so you can feel at ease with your rental experience at SR Rent A Car Sri Lanka.
Rent a car process in Sri Lanka
- You must have a valid driver’s license.
- You must submit a copy of your valid passport.
- Verify your age.
- Select the vehicle of your choice.
- Submit valid payment method.
- Inspect your vehicle when pickup.
- Return your vehicle on time
You must have a valid driver’s license.
If you think you can rent a car in Sri Lanka if you have a valid international driver’s license, you are wrong. According to Sri Lankan law, people who have valid Sri Lankan driver’s license can drive a vehicle in Sri Lanka. If you are a Sri Lankan citizen or hold dual citizenship with a Sri Lankan driver’s license you are good to go. If you are not a Sri Lankan citizen, you must have 2 documents with you to drive around Sri Lanka by yourself.
- International Driving License
- Sri Lanka Driving License (issued by Automobile Association of Ceylon)
To get a Sri Lanka Driving License, a foreigner must submit valid copies of his passport & international driving license. If you are planning to get it done by yourself you are most welcome to do so. But be aware you might need to go through a hassle of problems to get it done. If you’d like a hassle-free service, we at SR Rent A Car can prepare your Sri Lanka Driving License when you pick up your vehicle with a small extra charge.
You must submit a copy of your valid passport.
You must have your valid passport with you every time drive in Sri Lanka. Mainly because it is a legitimate document that can prove your identity where ever you go in Sri Lanka.
Verify your age
If you are planning to drive a vehicle in Sri Lanka, you need to wait until you are 18 years or above. But, to rent a vehicle in Sri Lanka you must be at least 21 years old. We advise to people who are above the age 75 not to drive even though he/she has an international drivers license. If you insist, you can drive a vehicle we recommend you take extra precautions when you drive in Sri Lanka.
Select the vehicle of your choice
SR Rent A Car has a wide variety of vehicles you can choose from. Keep your budget and driving style in mind before selecting the right vehicle for you.
Submit valid payment method
Credit cards are the only accepted payment forms by us. We ask you to leave a deposit for security purposes. Deposit value may vary based on the vehicle you choose to rent.
Inspect your vehicle when pickup
We highly recommend your to inspect the vehicle you have been given. After the inspection you have to submit a signed document verify that you have been given a properly functional vehicle in excellent condition. Based on this document, we’ll inspect your vehicle when you return it.
Return your vehicle on time
We are a 24/7 open car rental company. Therefor you’ll have no problem about open hours when returning the vehicle. We’ll give you some flexible hours when returning. But if the return day excides, you’ll be charged for extra day(s).