In India it is more common, and often the same price (or less), to hire a car with a driver. And if you’re new to driving in India, you will likely appreciate being taken about by a knowledgeable local driver. If you wish to have the freedom and privacy of renting a self-driven car, you must be 18 years, have an International Driving Permit and arrange for insurance at the time of hiring. Typical rental fees are about Rs 1200 for eight hours or 80 kilometres, with surcharges for extra hours/kilometres. Both options, chauffeur and self-driven, are widely available at competitive prices.Some companies that provide both chauffeur-driven and self-drive cars in Bangalore are: