|Car types||Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini|
|Popular agencies||Budget, Avis|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Beirut car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Beirut.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Beirut car rental.
Some car hire companies in Beirut which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Avis and Europcar
On average a hire car in Beirut costs £38 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Avis (£54/day) and Budget (£75/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Budget Beirut Airport null (1 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Beirut is £3.50 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £42 and £56, depending on the car size.
Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Beirut.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Mini car hire in Beirut costs £18 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Beirut costs £19 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Beirut costs £34 per day, on average.
In Beirut, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION Beirut Airport Desk In Arrival Hall (4 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Beirut costs £263 per week (£38 per day).
On average a car hire in Beirut costs £1,125 per month (£38 per day).
Beirut features mainly large, four-lane highways that suit a wide range of vehicle sizes. As the city is quite hilly, renting an intermediate or standard car would be ideal for all types of roads and driving conditions. If you want to take a trip out to the coast or mountains you should opt for a spacious, comfortable SUV.
The speed limits in Beirut are 31 mph in urban areas and the city center, while the limit is 62 mph on major highways and rural roads. When you are driving along Beirut’s roads, you must look out for mobile speed traps manned by the police -- it’s best to stick to the speed limit to play it safe.
When it comes to filling up your hire car in Beirut, expect to pay more. Petrolis over 30% more expensive to buy in Lebanon, than in the USA. In Lebanon, the average petrol price is 1285 ل.ل. per liter compared to the higher price of 1740 ل.ل. in Beirut. With the flexibility and comfort that a hire car can provide, however, it is certainly worth it.
Generally, Lebanese drivers tend to park anywhere, with double parking being very common. However, it’s best to park in managed parking lots with attendants. Within Beirut you will find multi-story and off-street parking lots as well valet parking at most hotels and restaurants. On-street parking usually has a maximum duration of 2 hours. A great place to park is on the Martyrs' square, under Beirut Souks. Hamra Street and the surrounding area also has many parking options.