Q: What side of the road do you drive on in the Seychelles?
A: In the Seychelles you drive on the left hand side like that of United Kingdom.
Q: Does Pirates Car Hire offer left hand drive cars?
A: Left hand drive cars not permitted in the Seychelles for rental so Pirates Car hire does not have any left hand side drive cars in their fleet.
Q: Are the car rentals fully air conditioned?
A: All the cars in the fleet of Pirates car hire have air conditioning.
Q: How much do you charge per km/mile?
A: Pirates car hire charge you a flat daily rate for your rental car in the Seychelles and not a per km/mile rate.
Q: What is your smoking policy in the Pirates car hire vehicles?
A: All the Pirates car hire vehicles are non smoking.
Q: What insurance is included in the Pirates car rental agreement?
A: All the rental agreements are Third party insurance.
Q: What documents do I need for hiring a car while in the Seychelles?
A: You will need a current/ valid driver's licence, which you will have held for at least three years as well as some form of picture Identity will be required, e.g. Passport, ID card as well as you credit card (Mastercard or Visa only).
Q: How old do I have to be to hire a car?
A: The minimum age is 23 years.
Q: My partner would also like to drive while we are on holiday in Seychelles what is the cost for a second driver?
A: Pirates car hire do not charge for co-drivers.
Q: Does Pirates car hire have a rental car counter at the Seychelles International Airport?
A: No we do not have any booking counter at the International or domestic airports but you can book online on the Chalets d' Anse Forbans booking engine.
Q: What is the delivery and collection charge for the rental vehicle?
A: Pirates car hire do not charge for delivery and collection of cars from the airport or the jetty on Mahe Island. In addition there are no charges for car seats and booster seats subject to availability.
Q: I want to Pick-Up my car at one location and Drop-Off the car at another location. Is this possible with Pirates Car Hire?
A: Pirates car hire will do their best to accommodate all requests.
Q: We will arrive at the Seychelles International airport ,can the car be at the airport for our collection and drop off?
A representative from Pirates Car hire will meet you on arrival at the Seychelles International Airport to organise your car hire and in turn organise the drop off of your car. Do not worry if your flight is delayed we will check with the airport for your confirmed arrival time.
Q: We are travelling as a family to the Seychelles and I will have my baby and toddler with me do you provide baby chairs and booster seats?
A: At Pirates Car hire we understand the safety aspect of travelling with children and do have baby chairs and booster seats available- please request this in your booking. We still strongly recommend you to bring your own car seats . A Seychelles post on what to bring along on my holiday in the Seychelles.
Q: What happens if the car breaks down?
A: In the unusual event of a breakdown, you have breakdown assistance. The number to call is on your car rental key ring and on the car rental agreements form.
Q: If we have an accident or the car is damaged what happens?
A: If you have taken CDW- The first excess of 1000 Euro (one thousand) is payable in the event of any accident or damages to the vehicle inclusive of: loss of keys, theft and parking fines.
A: If you have not taken CDW- You are liable for the full cost of the vehicle damage in the event of any accident or damages to the vehicle inclusive of : loss of keys, theft and parking fines.
Q: Can I modify/change/cancel an existing reservation?
A: Yes. Please email Pirates car hire: firstname.lastname@example.org to amend your booking at least 07 days in advance or feel free to call us on: +248 2710 557.
Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: Pirates car hire cancellation policy is: no show or the failure to cancel within 48 hours - full rate of your reservation will be charged.
Q: Does the price quoted include all taxes?
A: The car rental price includes GST which is currently at 15%.
Q: Will I receive the make/model of car I have reserved?
A: Receiving the requested make or model of car depends upon availability at the time of your arrival to pick up the vehicle.
The luggage icons are to be used as a guide only; there is no guarantee your luggage will fit in the vehicle. The passenger icon cannot be exceeded per vehicle.
Q: Will my car have a full tank of petrol?
A: Yes and we request you return the vehicle with a full tank.
We look forward to welcoming you to our very special islands...