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If you want to fit in, a luxury sports car is certainly the best hire option for Dubai. However, if you are just looking to get around, then you really have your pick of the litter as the streets and roads in Dubai will fit vehicles of all sizes. Petrol is also affordable, so even a petrol guzzler will do alright on the streets of Dubai.
Speed junkies will rejoice to hear that Dubai has some of the fastest highways in the world with the freeways going all the way up to 140 km/h (86 mph). Aside from those roads however, the standard range of speeds is 40 km/h (25 mph) to 60 km/h (37 mph) on residential roads and 100 km/h (62 mph) on rural roads.
Parking is widely available in Dubai and visitors should have no problem finding a free spot no matter where they go. Travelers should note that parking fees are broken down into a number of categories. The three primary categories are commercial, non-commercial, and special areas; amongst those, commercial and non-commercial split into a further two separate zones that charge different rates. The exact tariffs will be posted on signage by the parking lots, but it pays to know in advance that fees are not uniform across the city.
On average a car hire in Dubai costs £27 per day.
The average price of fuel in Dubai is £2.37 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £28 and £38, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford EcoSport or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Dubai.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Compact car hire in Dubai costs £20 per day, on average.
An Economy car hire in Dubai costs £34 per day, on average.
A Standard car hire in Dubai costs £58 per day, on average.
In Dubai, cars are most frequently hired at Ace Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai (6 miles from city centre).
On average a car hire in Dubai costs £191 per week (£27 per day).
On average a car hire in Dubai costs £819 per month (£27 per day).
Most car hire providers in Dubai offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car hire in Dubai, check out KAYAK's car hire insurance guide.
You can enhance your drive by including one of the add-ons that are offered by many of the car hire companies. If you are unfamiliar with this city you should get a sat nav for your cheap car hire in Dubai, which will ensure you don’t make a wrong turn on the busy roads. Get a toll pass to skip the lines and traffic, so you don’t get delayed on your holiday. Whereas, if you intend to drive long distances, it’s a good idea to include an additional driver to share the time behind the wheel.
For those travelling with kids, it’s important that you follow the National Child Restraint Laws for their safety. Children up to four years of age are required to be in a forward-facing booster seat. Kids under 15 months or 20lbs must be in a rear-facing seat. Children can only sit in the front seat of the car if they are 10 years of age or older and at least 145 cm tall. All car hire companies offer child seats for an additional cost.
9 locations in Dubai
Locations in Dubai
Pros:Extra charges on pick-up for airport taxes when other companies do not charge. Car had with an odor of cigarettes. Returned the car 10 h earlier. Rates not really good.
Cons:Speed up process
Cons:Clarify the insurance value in the website, as we could calculate our budget accordingly.
Cons:The vehicle was booked with basic insurance but once the car was to be collected Budget requested me to pay the basic insurance again. So this was paid twice. Tax Invoice from Budget not yet received.
Pros:Did get a chance to like anything they didn’t have the suv I wanted
Cons:Better customer service
8.0 Very Good
Cons:Reduce the amount of holding fee or deposit
12 locations in Dubai
Locations in Dubai
Cons:Rude staff Price discrimination based on bank (more likely national origin) Damaged car False accusations regarding damages to gain more fees
8.0 Very Good
Pros:Staff was very kind and attentive.
Cons:The car was about 3-4 years old and the AC didn't work well.
Pros:the car is different
Cons:the car is different
Pros:I don't like their service
Cons:I don't like their services also the price is high
Pros:That my family was safe after vehicle malfunctioned
Cons:This branch Terminal 2 offered me a vehicle with poor maintenance. My family and I could have died on the highway when it malfunctioned. The staff couldnt care less about our situation and Mangosh even told me that ‘this is the Emirates, we are different, we dont offer the services you are asking for’. The team was deceitful and rude. I reported this branch to consumer protection services. If you dont want to die, avoid renting. I’ve contacted my credit card company to dispute payment to them. Kayak should not promote them.
Pros:I just liked the performance of the car.
Cons:The interior of the car was absolutley dirty!! Very small car. It didn’t fit all of our 3 luggages. The price we paid for this car was not worried at all.
19 locations in Dubai
Locations in Dubai
8 locations in Dubai