GOICAR - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)


Visit our website "GOICAR.IN" and simply fill in the details of your travel plan in Search Here form. A list of available cars will be displayed from where you book the car of your choice.

We strictly recommend not to change the location of drop off as it may incur additional charges.

You can hire GoiCar self drive cars if you are 21 years old holding a valid driving licence with minimum 2 years of driving experience.

Minimum reservation period for booking GoiCar self drive car is 1 day.

To get the vehicle of choice we recommend you to book in advance.

We follow gauge to gauge aka point to point fuel system, that is you need to return the vehicle wth the same amount of fuel as received. There will be a charge of Rs.900/- per point of less fuel with an addition of Rs.200/- as refueling charge.

We do not provide pick/drop service to anywhere else other than the once mentioned in our Search Here form.

Yes, please check our TOS for details.

GoiCar offers unlimited kilometres of travel to its customers for their travel period within state of Goa. Subscription vehicles have kilometer capping of 3000 km/month.

In Goa, you may opt for economy cars whose price range between Rupees 1000 to 1800, and they provide an affordable option for budget-conscious solo travelers and couples. Intermediate Cars are priced at Rupees 1500 to 2200 per day, offering more space and features than Economy Cars. For those seeking luxury, Luxury Cars are available at daily rental prices ranging from Rupees 2500 to 5000 per day, providing an opulent and sophisticated driving experience.

GOICAR is certainly the best self-drive car rental in Goa for a plethora of reasons. Our unique Comprehensive Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) offers accidental coverage, making us a premier car rental provider.

Moreover, GOICAR's convenient locations at both Goa's International airports ensure a hassle-free experience from pickup to drop-off. In addition, our transparent billing and multiple payment options help tourists to trust our services.

Our company has clear and straightforward terms of service that showcase our commitment to transparency. Furthermore, booking a vehicle is effortless with our user-friendly website. We also provide flexibility for advance payments or on-the-spot reservations. In addition, we enhance the overall travel experience by providing unlimited kilometers within Goa and legal outstation rentals. Additionally, our excellent 24x7x365 customer support reflects our dedication to offering a smooth and satisfactory rental period to tourists, making their Goa trip even more delightful.

Goa is generally a safe place for tourists, and self-drive cars offer the flexibility to explore at your own pace. However, you need to take certain precautions to ensure a safe experience:

  • Choose a reputable rental company: Opt for well-established and reputable car rental providers with positive customer reviews and a track record of providing safe and reliable services.
  • Check the condition of the vehicle: Before renting, inspect the car for any visible damages or issues and ensure it meets all safety requirements.
  • Follow traffic rules: Familiarize yourself with local traffic laws and regulations, and drive responsibly to avoid any mishaps.
  • Avoid driving during late hours: It's advisable to avoid driving in unfamiliar areas during late hours to minimize any potential risks.

By being cautious and choosing a trusted car rental provider, hiring a car can be safe in Goa.

The cost-effectiveness of a taxi cab versus a self-drive car depends on various factors, including the distance traveled, the duration of usage, and individual preferences. Generally, taxi cabs might appear cheaper for short, one-time trips or when traveling in a group where the fare can be split. However, for more extended periods and multiple destinations, a self-drive car rental can often prove to be more economical.

Taxi fares can quickly add up, especially if you need to make multiple stops or travel long distances. In such cases, renting a self-drive car allows you to pay a fixed daily rate, irrespective of the distance covered, making it a more cost-efficient option.

Moreover, self-drive cars provide the freedom to explore at your own pace without worrying about the meter running or additional waiting charges. Additionally, self-drive car rentals offer transparent pricing and there’s no surge pricing during peak hours, ensuring you know what you'll pay upfront.

Overall, for more extended or flexible journeys, a self-drive car rental can be the cheaper option, providing convenience, freedom, and potentially significant savings compared to taxi cabs.

Yes, you can indeed get a self-drive car at the Goa airport through GOICAR. GOICAR offers its reliable self-drive car rental services at both of Goa's International airports: Dabolim and Manohar International Airport (GOX), ensuring a convenient and hassle-free experience for travelers.

Although there are multiple providers offering car rental services at Dabolim airport, it's worth noting that none of them have a dedicated counter at the airport itself. On the other hand, at Manohar International Airport, GOX, GOICAR stands out as the official airport partner for car rentals. This exclusive partnership with the airport ensures that GOICAR customers at Manohar International Airport can enjoy a seamless pickup and drop-off experience, without having to go through additional steps or travel elsewhere to collect their rented vehicle.

So, whether you arrive at Dabolim or Manohar International Airport (GOX), you can rely on GOICAR for a hassle-free, reliable, and convenient self-drive car rental service to kickstart your journey in Goa.

To rent a car in Goa, choose a reputable car rental company, select the desired car type, provide necessary documentation like a valid driving license and identity proof, check the car papers, and review and sign the rental agreement.

To rent a car in Goa, you need a valid driving license (LMV for Indian citizens, IDP for foreign nationals) and valid identity proof (passport, Aadhaar card, or Voter ID for Indian nationals, passport for foreign nationals).

Before renting a self-driven car in Goa, there are several essential factors to consider for a safe and trouble-free experience. First, ensure you have a valid driving license and necessary identification. Next important thing is to choose a reputable car rental company with positive reviews. Verify that the rental car has a legal black and yellow number plate to comply with local regulations. Thoroughly inspect the car for any existing damages or issues and bring them to the rental company's attention. Review the rental agreement; understand the terms, conditions, and insurance coverage in case of accidents or damages. Familiarize yourself with the road safety guidelines and traffic rules in Goa to drive responsibly. By being well-prepared and informed, you can have a smooth and enjoyable time exploring Goa with a self-driven car.


We need a clear photo of valid driving license with no endorsement for last 2 years and valid aadhaar card or any other id proof. We Do NOT keep any originals documents howver hirer is required to produce his original documets for verification at the time of delivery of vehicle. Your booking is subject to cancellation if originals documents are not produced at the time of delivery, we also accept Digilockar documents.

Yes, hirer needs to sign on the rental contract "Form 5".

You can have a co driver, for which you have to submit his valid driving licence before start of the rental. Please note the hirer will be solely responsible in case of any liabilities.

No, you just need the confirmation message sent to you via WhtasApp/Email.


Yes. GoiCar will provide with all the necessary documents required to self drive in Goa without any hassle.

Should not carry people more than capacity of the vehicle. You should NOT DO: off road driving, driving on beaches, over speeding, No pets, no illegal/unlawful activities, use the vehicle for towing purpose, etc.

You can call us on our 24 x 7 customer care service number.

In the event of accident, immediately contact the GoiCar customer service number. Register a police complaint with FIR copy submitted to GoiCar head office.

The hirer/renter who have not opted for CDW are sole responsible for all the damages arising from third party. The hirer/renter is also liable for any downtime that may arise.

CDW is Collision Damage Waiver. It covers all major/minor accidental damages. It does NOT cover trye/tyre damage, towing, third party and all that, that is not a part of vehicle or has occured due to accidental impact.


We accept payments through card, net banking, UPI and mobile wallets. We strongly advise to avoid cash payments.

No, the security deposit is excluding of rental charges which has to be paid at the time of pick up of the vehicle. Rental charges includes rent for the period + pick and drop charges and other govt charges as may be applicable. Taxes

As per GoiCar's security deposit policy an amount depending on vehicle is collected at the start of the rental period. It can be apind through QR Code/Google pay/NEFT. The security deposit is refunded back to your account within 5 to 7 working days after the end of rental period ends subject to vehicle condition and fuel level.

The hirer/renter is the sole responsible for all the above charges arrising in the period of his hire. As and when fines are produced same will be intimated to you and necessary charges will be collected. The hirer/renter is sole responsible for all the above charges arising during the period of his hire.