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Car Rental in Israel

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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$27.67 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$28.61 / per day
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Tel Aviv Airport Car Rental
Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$30.23 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
$32.12 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$32.12 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Budget
$33.23 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$34.26 / per day
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Tel Aviv Airport Car Rental
Economy
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$35.18 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 00:00 on 2020-08-08. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Hebrew,
Arabic,
English
Currency
ILS
Country code
972
Average car rental length
5 days
Economy car rental price
$41.50 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 90 km/h
50 - 56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.024%
Rating
10.0

Why rent a car in Israel?

Israel is a great country to explore by car. From fun cities Haifa and Tel Aviv on the coast to timeless Jerusalem in the center and the Dead Sea and Negev Desert in the south east, its surprising diversity is best explored if you have your own ride. 

Israel Car Rental

Top ways to enter Israel

  • Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport: Israel’s main airport has flights to and from nearly all regions of the world.
  • Tel Aviv Sde Dov Airport: Only served by a few airlines, Tel Aviv’s other airport is connected to some domestic destinations as well as Cyprus.
  • Ovda Airport: About 60 km (37 mi) from Eilat, this airport is active seasonally.

Top cities and places to visit

  • Jerusalem: Holy to three of the world’s largest religions, Jerusalem is a place where there is history and meaning on every step.
  • Tel Aviv: Busy and modern, Tel Aviv is a true center of business, culture, and nightlife. 
  • Haifa: Similar to nearby Tel Aviv, but more easy-going, Haifa is a Mediterranean destination that can be enjoyed at a slower pace. 
  • Eilat: The only Israel’s city on the Red Sea, Eilat is also a place from where you can go on a Negev desert tour.
  • Galilee: Mountainous and picturesque, Galilee Region is home to cities of historic importance like Nazareth and Tiberias, as well as beautiful nature areas.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in Israel is the Citroen Jumpy, but travelers also like the Hyundai i20 and the Kia Sportage.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular car type in Israel is a fullsize, but luxury and compact are also popular.

Top driving routes

  1. Jerusalem - Tel Aviv (69 km / 43 mi) Although Israel’s two largest cities can sometimes feel worlds apart in terms of atmosphere, you can drive between in just slightly over one hour, and the distance will be even shorter if your starting or ending point will be Tel Aviv Airport.
  2. Tel Aviv - Haifa (93 km / 58 mi) The route between these two cities can be done in just an hour and a half, and most of the road will take you along the Mediterranean coast, so you’ll find many opportunities for interesting detours. 
  3. Tel Aviv - Eilat (351 km / 218 km) Eilat is quite isolated from the rest of the inhabited Israel and temperatures can get very high, so you should be well prepared if you decide to do this route. Nevertheless, driving through the desert with its otherworldly landscape means the positives will still outweigh the negatives.

Car Rental Prices

  • Station wagons - from $70 per day
  • Large cars - from $62 per day
  • Medium cars - from $48 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $127 per day
  • Premium cars - from $220 per day
  • Small cars - from $39 per day
  • SUVs - from $106 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Israel:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Israel is the cheapest in October when renting a car is about 25% cheaper than the yearly average and about 40% cheaper than renting a car in Israel in November.

Top 4 Most Popular Cities in Israel

  1. Car Rental in Tel Aviv from $30.23 per day
  2. Car Rental in Jerusalem from $28.03 per day
  3. Car Rental in Eilat from $32.12 per day
  4. Car Rental in Haifa from $27.35 per day

Top 6 Most Popular Locations in Israel

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Israel?

The cost of renting a car in Israel depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Israel
$38.30
January
$41.85
February
$45.62
March
$69.01
April
$51.68
May
$76.89
June
$55.63
July
$43.06
August
$56.00
September
$44.26
October
$68.94
November
$65.69
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Israel is January — prices start from $38.30 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 30% cheaper than the yearly average and 50% cheaper than renting a car in the month of June (when prices start at $76.89 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Israel?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in March — an average of 8 days. The shortest are in April — an average of 5 days.
Average Rental Length in Israel
7
January
6
February
8
March
5
April
6
May
7
June
8
July
5
August
7
September
5
October
5
November
6
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Israel?

Discover Cars users search for cars in a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Israel. The most popular month is December, while the least popular is September.
Popularity of Car Rental in Israel by Monthly Searches
78%
January
308%
February
305%
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
40%
October
44%
November
424%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Suzuki Alto 2 3 Small cars
Europcar Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Europcar Mazda 3 4 2 Medium cars
Europcar Kia Picanto 5 2 Small cars
Europcar Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty Subaru Impreza 5 3 Large cars
Thrifty Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
Thrifty Fiat Tipo 4 2 Medium cars
Thrifty Skoda Fabia 5 2 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

United States of America (USA)
Kia Carnival
March 27, 2019
As long as you have a navigator like my son guiding you around and through all of the round-a-bouts. NO problems driving in Israel ... except narrow streets and some places have limited parking.

Top 7 Suppliers in Israel in 2020

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
39773400
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, TEL AVIV BEN GURION APT TERM 3
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+97286374027
140 SHALOM CENTER,
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
97248610444
39 Hyistadrot Blvd.
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
+97226252151
24 King David St
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-11:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8
+97226252151
King David St 24, Jerusalem
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 7.9
+9721599598599
2 Hatmarim St, 88000 Eilat
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 7.9
+97286781700
3 SHESHET HAYAMIM STREET, EILAT ISRAEL
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:08:30-13:00
Sun:09:00-17:00

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