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Car hire Dubai

121CarHire.com Dubai is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always book your hire car through us at a competitive rate.

Popular rental locations in Dubai

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Dubai

Car rental offers in Dubai

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Dubai.

Car type
Mini
Economy
Compact
Intermediate
Standard
Full-size
Luxury
Passenger van
SUV
Electric

Car rental companies in Dubai

Below are the car rental companies in Dubai with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Dollar Rent a Car

    9.7 (4314)
    From £ 16 / day
  • Enterprise

    8.3 (1921)
    From £ 16 / day
  • Hertz

    7.8 (6852)
    From £ 15 / day
  • Avis

    7.7 (5940)
    From £ 17 / day
  • Sixt

    7.7 (3316)
    From £ 40 / day
  • Thrifty

    7.4 (5438)
    From £ 18 / day
  • Europcar

    7.3 (8061)
    From £ 15 / day
  • National Car Rental

    7.2 (402)
    No rates available
  • Budget

    7.2 (9604)
    From £ 14 / day
  • Green Motion

    7.1 (1887)
    From £ 19 / day
  • Alamo

    6.9 (8619)
    From £ 14 / day
  • InterRent

    6.7 (5827)
    No rates available
  • Payless Car Rental

    6.3 (488)
    No rates available
  • Goldcar

    6.2 (5469)
    From £ 13 / day
  • addCarRental

    7.1 (104)
    No rates available
  • NÜ Car Rentals

    6.5 (20)
    No rates available
  • FireFly Car Rental

    7.5 (3811)
    No rates available
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.7 (3331)
    No rates available
  • Autounion Car Rental

    7.9 (126)
    No rates available
  • ACE Rent A Car

    6.6 (15)
    No rates available
  • Goldcar Key'n Go

    7.2 (103)
    No rates available

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Car rental companies in and around Dubai

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Dubai

Available locations in Dubai:

Al Maktoum International Airport
Dubai International Airport - T2
Dubai International Airport - T3
27 30 St
84 Sheikh Zayed Rd
Arenco Towers - Media City
Dubai Production City - City Centre Meaisem
Jebel Ali Free Zone
Jebel Ali Freezone
Jumeira Al Qasr Hotel
Motor City - Up Town Motor City
OSR Mall, DIP
Riyadh Street, Sheikh Rashid Road
Sheikh Zayed Road
Sheikh Zayed Road, Gate Village Difc, U.A.E
The Cascades Building Ground
The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence
Umm Ramool
West Marina Beach Dubai Marina
Motor City, Spinneys Market 2

Location information for Dubai

Dubai is one of the world's fastest growing cities. Cloaked in multiculturalism, this desert city was once a mere shadow of its current grandeur. The heat can be stifling at times, but this can be solved by travelling via private car around and outside the city. With plenty of rental options in Dubai, visitors can compare car hire over the internet and find great deals.

Transport

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Dubai International Airport is only 10 minutes' drive from the downtown area. Most tourists to the UAE arrive through this magnificent airport. Despite its comparatively efficient public transport system, Dubai is predominantly a vehicle-oriented city. Taxis are available but can be dangerous. A safer option is certainly car hire in Dubai.

Car Hire Dubai

Get out of Dubai by taking a road trip to the surrounding Emirates and their cities. Driving is the only choice tourists really have unless they want to pay exorbitant fares and experience wild driving in a taxi. Petrol in Dubai is cheap, so driving a private car is inexpensive. Visitors can find cars available at suppliers like Dollar, Budget and Thrifty.

Driving

In the city, driving can be dangerous. Locals do not follow speed laws or general road rules at all, traffic congestion is rife and parking is difficult to find. However, outside the city of Dubai roads are safe and in excellent condition. Tourists exploring the outer areas of Dubai will find a car rental in Dubai to be extremely convenient.

Things To See and Do

Get away from the city centre and visit the neighbouring metropolis of Sharjah, 10kms east. Jet ski in Khalid Lagoon or explore the Heritage Area while visiting. Umm al Quwain is 30kms northeast of Dubai, and boasts plenty of sites like Dreamland and The Aquarium. Nature lovers should head to Khor al Beidah for spectacular bird watching too.

Best Time To Visit

Extremely hot weather is experienced all year round in Dubai. Heavy tourism hits the city between November and April, as these are the cooler winter months despite temperatures averaging 25°C. Avoid June and July, as temperatures can reach well above 40°C and the high humidity makes venturing outside an uncomfortable experience.

Practical information

  • Currency
    United Arab Emirates dirham
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • Language
    Arabic
  • Popular car category
    SUV

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is 121CarHire.com the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by 121CarHire.com at this location?
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • Avis
  • Sixt
  • Thrifty
  • Europcar
  • National Car Rental
  • Budget
  • Green Motion
  • Alamo
  • InterRent
  • Payless Car Rental
  • Goldcar
  • addCarRental
  • NÜ Car Rentals
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Autounion Car Rental
  • ACE Rent A Car
  • Goldcar Key'n Go