There are various car rentals in Dubai. However, if you prefer a self-drive, you need a valid international driving licence. You can’t drive on your Indian driving licence or on your Dubai visa. Most of these car rentals can add a driver for you at an additional charge and you should be good to go. You will be required to submit a valid passport and driving licence.
There are a few things to know before you rent a car. Most of these are same across various rental agencies. However, at the time of booking, we recommend that you check with them.
1. You need to have a valid international driving licence. Indian driving licence is not accepted in the Gulf region.
2. Hirers should be minimum 21 years of age, if they are driving.
3. You can request for a driver at an additional cost and submit a valid passport and a driver’s licence. This will be as per company’s rules and regulations.
4. If you want to rent a car, then you must book at least 24 hours in advance.
5. The type of car will be allotted subject to availability.
6. You should follow the standard traffic and parking rules. Should anything go wrong, you will be held responsible.
7. In case of a breakdown or accident, you are expected to stay at the place of occurrence, unless your car is causing problems to others. A police complaint should be made then and there, and the report should be submitted to the concerning agency. You must call the rental company on their contact number and necessary arrangements will be made likewise
8. If you drop the car at a location different or get late, an additional charge may be levied as per the company policy.
9. You can select a different drop point other than your pick-up at the time of booking.
10. Your bookings can be altered at an additional cost.
Here are some of the car rental services in Dubai
Budget Rent A Car
Location 1: Open 24*7
Address: Terminal 1,Dubai International Airport - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 224 5192
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Next to Emirates Grand Hotel - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 359 0413
Thifty Car Rental
Address: Financial Centre Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 339 8066
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, 4th Interchange - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 341 2834
Avis Uae Rent A Car (L.L.C.) (Br)
Address: SAP United Arab Emirates - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 295 7121
Dollar Rent A Car
Location 1: Dubai Airport T1 (open 24*7)
Address: Dubai Airport T1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 224 4855
Address: Dubai Media City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 447 4930
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Auto Assist Rent A Car
Address: BBC world building,Building# 10,Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 55 770 0088
Travelauto Middle East FZCO
Address: Office # 407-02, B Block - Dubai Silicon Oasis H.Q Building - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 800 0188282
Fast Rent A Car - Dubai Airport
Address: Dubai International Airport - Parking B, Airport Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 224 5040
Located in: Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Autograph Collection
Address: Lobby Level, Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa, Dubai Marina - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 399 5049
National Car Rental
Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 321 3880
Grand Express Luxury Car Rental
Address: Shaik Zayed Road 2nd interchange - Street 22 Al Mardoof Building - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 346 6665
German Rent a Car
Address: No.1, Ramool Avenue, 22 A street, Umm Ramool - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 56 199 7020
Green Car Rental
Address: Dubai Airport Terminal 1 Arrival - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 35 88 4 88
Bettercar Car Rentals
Address: Damascus Street - 7th St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 332 5033
Hertz Car Rental
Address: Dubai Marina - Radisson Blu Residence - Al Marsa St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 422 6775
Bravo Luxury Car Rental Dubai
Address: Al Quoz Industrial Area 3 - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 341 9777
Sixt rent a car
Address: Dubai International Airport,Arrival Area - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 4 220 0777
Now that you know places where you can rent a car. All that is left for you to do is get one of our Dubai packages. Cruise through the smooth roads and road trip across Dubai with your friends and family.
Author : Winnie Karnik