|Car types||Compact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Luxury SUV, People carrier, Premium, Premium SUV, Standard, Standard SUV|
|Popular agencies||Sixt, keddy by Europcar, Budget, Hertz, Alamo|
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 Cairo 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 Cairo.
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 Cairo car rental.
Some car hire companies in Cairo which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Avis, Budget and Europcar
On average a hire car in Cairo costs £33 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Hertz (£19/day), keddy by Europcar (£21/day) and Sixt (£42/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at keddy by Europcar 14 Sheraton Buildings, Area 9,- Heliopolis Infront Of Mobil Gas St (9 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Cairo is £1.59 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £19 and £25, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Cairo.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car hire in Cairo costs £29 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Cairo costs £28 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Cairo costs £26 per day, on average.
In Cairo, cars are most frequently hired at Budget Terminal 1& 3 (11 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Cairo costs £229 per week (£33 per day).
On average a car hire in Cairo costs £983 per month (£33 per day).
Given the city’s busy roads, the recommended choice for a car hire in Cairo is a smaller vehicle such as a compact car. This increases your chances of finding a car park wherever you go and will enable you to save on fuel costs. If you are visiting in summer, make sure the car you choose is equipped with air conditioning, as it will make driving in hot and humid weather a lot more pleasant.
The speed limit in the city’s built-up areas is 60km/h (37mph), on the motorways it goes up to 90km/h (56mph), while in the dessert you can drive as fast as 100km/h (62mph).
The average price for unleaded fuel, which is called Benzene in Cairo, is 8.40 EGP (about 0.40 GBP) per litre. Diesel costs around 6.70 EGP (about 0.30 GBP) per litre, however please note that it is not available at all service stations. It is common for the petrol station attendant to refuel your car in Cairo, when you pull up you either give a fixed amount of money that you want to pay, or you simply ask them to fill up the tank.
Street parking is available all around Cairo and usually comes without a fee. However, it can be a challenge to find a free spot, especially in the busy areas, and you will find that many cars double park even on busy roads. It is common for locals to offer to help you find a parking space in exchange for a small fee. Alternatively, paid car parks are available all around the city, and the fee is usually paid to the parking attendant. If the car park is busy, you could be asked to leave the keys with the attendant, as they might need to move the car around depending on the available space.