Car Rentals

Most major car hire companies have a presence in Dubai. Offices are located at the Dubai International Airport and some of the major hotels.

A credit card and driving licence are required. They’ll also need to take a copy of your passport.

BudgetAirport, Emirates Towers
EuropcarAirport, Burj Al Arab, Crowne Plaza, Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, JW Marriott, Madinat Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam

Driving in Dubai

When driving in Dubai please remember:

  • Drink driving is a serious offence and will result in a prison sentence.
  • Vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Be very careful when driving. Per capita, Dubai has the highest number of road fatalities in the world.
  • Use of mobile telephones is illegal when driving.
  • A minimum speed limit of 60 km/h applies on major roads.
  • Commencing July 2007 road tolls will be payable on Sheikh Zayed Road and the Garhoud Bridge.
  • Use of seatbelts is compulsory.

Cars driving on the street outside the Deira City Centre in Dubai