Car Hire in the United Arab Emirates

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Mitsubishi Attrage or comparable
Mitsubishi Attrage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Autostrad Rent A Car
£ 12.30 / per day
Abu Dhabi Marina Square
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
£ 13.30 / per day
Dubai Int. Airport
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 14.56 / per day
Abu Dhabi Hili
Economy Elite
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 16.47 / per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Dubai Mirdif
Intermediate Crossover
JAC Refine S3 or comparable
JAC Refine S3
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
DRIVUS
£ 16.89 / per day
Dubai Al Quoz
Standard
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Shayar Rent A Car
£ 17.17 / per day
Dubai Al Quoz
Full-size SUV
Citroën C5 Aircross or comparable
Citroën C5 Aircross
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Quick Drive
£ 19.31 / per day
Dubai Int. Airport
Oversized Monospace
Mitsubishi Xpander or comparable
Mitsubishi Xpander
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
KTC GULF Rent A Car
£ 24.56 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 04:39 on 2024-06-08.

Travel Information

Languages
Arabic, English, Hindi
Currency
AED
Drive on
Right-hand side
Dialing code
+971
Average car hire price
£ 17 per day
Average car hire length
7 days
Speed limit within city centre
25 - 80 km/h or 16 - 50 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
100 - 140 km/h or 62 - 87 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Score
9.1 / 10
Average gasoline price
£ 0.72 per litre or £ 2.74 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
£ 0.55 per litre or £ 2.10 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
£ 0.96 per litre or £ 3.64 / 1 gallon

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in the United Arab Emirates the most affordable?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car in the United Arab Emirates fluctuate depending on the season. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in the United Arab Emirates
£ 24.12
January
£ 24.30
February
£ 20.87
March
£ 22.96
April
£ 27.38
May
£ 26.08
June
£ 21.58
July
£ 21.30
August
£ 23.24
September
£ 25.62
October
£ 26.54
November
£ 27.19
December
The best month to hire a car in the United Arab Emirates is March — when the average price for a hire is £ 20.87 per day. This is 14% less than the yearly average and 24% less than hiring a car in May (when the average price is £ 27.38 per day).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for and how much in advance you book. Simply type in your dates in the form at the top of the page in order to find out the exact prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in the United Arab Emirates?

Car hire lengths can vary according to the time of year. Longer periods of car hire are more common in May with an average of 8 days. Shorter periods of car hire are more common in January with an average of 7 days.
Average number of hire days in the United Arab Emirates
7
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
8
May
7
June
8
July
8
August
7
September
7
October
7
November
8
December

Which month is the most favoured for hiring a car in the United Arab Emirates?

Given the number of customers searching for a car in the United Arab Emirates, the month in which the highest number of people search for a hire car is February, while June is the month that sees the lowest demand for them.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in the United Arab Emirates Compared to the Yearly Average
127%
January
158%
February
109%
March
128%
April
88%
May
49%
June
62%
July
72%
August
65%
September
101%
October
105%
November
137%
December

Car Hire Information

Car hire locations 103
Airport locations 6
Popular suppliers DRIVUS, Hertz, Alamo, Thrifty, Autostrad Rent A Car
Popular car categories SUVs, Small cars, Large cars, Medium cars
Lowest price £ 12 per day
Cheapest supplier Autostrad Rent A Car

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Toyota Corolla Cross 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Ford Figo 3 2 Small cars
DRIVUS Mitsubishi ASX 5 2 SUVs
Dollar Suzuki Baleno 5 1 Small cars
Thrifty Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Quick Drive Mitsubishi ASX 5 2 SUVs
Alamo Ford EcoSport 4 2 SUVs
Hertz Toyota Yaris 5 1 Small cars
DRIVUS JAC Refine S3 5 3 SUVs
Enterprise Ford EcoSport 4 2 SUVs

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Malawi
Citro?n C3 Aircross
25 December 2023
Driving to water park in umm al quwain water park called dreamland, kite beach night sporting activities and attending wedding in abu dhabi !
Saudi Arabia
Mitsubishi Attrage
19 September 2023
I moved between the cities of the Emirates and it was a wonderful visit.
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
16 September 2023
Sea World, Abu Dhabi
United Kingdom
Mitsubishi Pajero 5+2
2 September 2023
Staff were helpful car was clean as expected
United Kingdom
Ford Focus
21 June 2023
Sightseeing, ability to be independent and get around at own pace. Value for money and non reliant on taxis
United Kingdom
Nissan Sentra
2 February 2023
Golf golf and more golf
United Kingdom
Toyota Rush
2 January 2023
Dubai Mall and Global village
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Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
KTC GULF Rent A Car
8.8 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Avis
6.3 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
103
Total rental companies
27
Average daily price
£ 16.82
Lowest daily price
£ 12.30
Total cars available
10330

Top 27 Suppliers in the United Arab Emirates in 2024

KTC GULF Rent A Car
KTC GULF Rent A Car
Very good 8.8 / 166 reviews
1 location
£ 22 - £ 452
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.5 / 415 reviews
2 locations
£ 14 - £ 143
Dollar
Dollar
Very good 8.3 / 564 reviews
26 locations
£ 17 - £ 398
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.3 / 469 reviews
9 locations
£ 12 - £ 116
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.1 / 662 reviews
42 locations
£ 17 - £ 396
Enterprise
Enterprise
Very good 8 / 167 reviews
10 locations
£ 15 - £ 166
Quick Drive
Quick Drive
Very good 8 / 147 reviews
12 locations
£ 17 - £ 211
DRIVUS
DRIVUS
Good 7.8 / 618 reviews
19 locations
£ 17 - £ 138
Goldcar
Goldcar
Good 7.8 / 10 reviews
9 locations
£ 17 - £ 58
AddCar
AddCar
Good 7.7 / 299 reviews
4 locations
£ 15 - £ 1070
National
National
Good 7.7 / 23 reviews
2 locations
£ 15 - £ 160
Shayar Rent A Car
Shayar Rent A Car
Good 7.7 / 6 reviews
17 locations
£ 17 - £ 122
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.6 / 146 reviews
19 locations
£ 15 - £ 294
Cargets rent a car
Cargets rent a car
Good 7.6 / 8 reviews
23 locations
£ 159 - £ 1627
SIXT
SIXT
Good 7.5 / 13 reviews
1 location
£ 27 - £ 863
ACARENT
ACARENT
Good 7.5
3 locations
£ 23 - £ 54
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Good 7.4 / 273 reviews
4 locations
£ 16 - £ 36
Golden Key Car Rental
Golden Key Car Rental
Good 7.4 / 113 reviews
38 locations
£ 18 - £ 1168
Surprice
Surprice
Good 7.4
1 location
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.3 / 279 reviews
15 locations
£ 16 - £ 78
Autostrad Rent A Car
Autostrad Rent A Car
Good 7.2 / 524 reviews
18 locations
£ 12 - £ 159
Autounion
Autounion
Satisfactory 6.9 / 42 reviews
9 locations
£ 16 - £ 1818
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Satisfactory 6.9 / 21 reviews
3 locations
£ 16 - £ 107
Budget
Budget
Satisfactory 6.7 / 139 reviews
5 locations
£ 23 - £ 135
Legend Rent A Car
Legend Rent A Car
Satisfactory 6.7 / 20 reviews
5 locations
£ 21 - £ 69
Blitz Car Rentals
Blitz Car Rentals
Satisfactory 6.6 / 53 reviews
18 locations
£ 18 - £ 54
Avis
Avis
Satisfactory 6.3 / 62 reviews
9 locations
£ 19 - £ 171
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