Cheap Car Rental in Saudi Arabia
|Minimum age to rent a car in Saudi Arabia:
|Minimum car rental duration:
|1 day (24 hours)
|Popular deal types:
|Monthly rentals (long-term deals)
Book a cheap car rental in Saudi Arabia – the largest Arab state in western Asia which constitutes the main part of the Arabian Peninsula – and travel as you please. King Fahd International Airport, King Abdulaziz International Airport and the King Khalid International Airport are the main airports serving Saudi Arabia, where you can request a pick-up with us. Holy sites of Mecca and Medina are known to attract thousands of tourists from around the world.
Al Diriyah and Mada'in Saleh are two world heritage sites here that can also be visited. Capital city Riyadh is known for its fortress and palace, Abha in southwest is a resort city attracting many travelers, Jeddah is popular as gateway to the religious Makkah-Madinah and Taif is a beautiful mountain town also known as a resort location. All these beautiful Saudi cities can be easily covered with a rental service. A rental car also makes it easy to get around from destination to another while handling the weather conditions of this country.
Top Car Rental Companies in Saudi Arabia
We work with a bevy of suppliers in Saudi Arabia allowing us to provide a big fleet of car categories that you can easily compare on our booking engine. Their presence means that you can request pick-up and drop-off at almost all locations within the country and since these are global brands you can also take your rented vehicles into the neighboring countries. Therefore with us, you can easily book a one-way and cross-country car rental online, or get in touch with our 24/7 customer support and we will arrange it for you. It is advised that you confirm the one-way or the cross-border car hire at the time of online booking as well as pick-up time.
The following is the list of the car rental agencies we work with in Saudi Arabia
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Best Car Hire Categories in Saudi Arabia
The type of rental car suitable for your trip depends on your itinerary. For instance, for city travel, you can choose anything from economy to luxury or minivans (with up to 15 passenger seats) as per your budget and space needs. For Desert Safaris rent a 4X4 for the trip; for sailing or fishing rent an SUV. As luxury car rentals in Saudi Arabia are quite a popular choice made by renters, we have a wide variety of cars suitable for every trip type.
In Saudi Arabia, our car rental partner agencies offer the mentioned car types on the right-hand side:
Self-drive Car Rental Saudi Arabia - Deal Types
Long-term Car Rental
Book a car on a monthly basis or more with us at the best possible price. Our suppliers offer long-term deals starting from a month’s duration to 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months or more.
Short-term Car Rental
Although the minimum time to rent a car remains 24 hours, if you wish to return the vehicle before that you will still have to pay for the whole day. Travelers on a weekend or weekly trip choose short-term deals.
Last-minute Car Rental
Our comparison platform also provides deals for travelers looking for last-minute rentals, meaning thereby, if you are in a rush and you need a car, our suppliers have a fleet available for such situations as well.
One-way and Cross-country Car Rentals Saudi Arabia
A one-way deal allows you to drop off the vehicle at any other available location in Saudi Arabia or other countries such as Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, and Jordan. The countries you can drop off your rental in might differ from supplier to supplier, so checking the Rental Terms before reserving a car is important. Drop-offs made outside Saudi Arabia are known as cross-country one-way rentals.
The domestic one-way is simpler, as all you have to do it to change your drop-off location while making a reservation. In international one-way drop-off, you will have to take separate written permission from the supplier before departing.
Driving and Rental Tips - Saudi Arabia
- Children under the age of 12 years are to be seated in proper child restraint seats, you can rent a child booster seat while reserving your rental.
- For tourists, the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations in the country are the airports. The airport locations ensure the safety and comfort of the customer, as most rental suppliers are situated inside the airport itself, so as soon as you land, you can receive your rental and start your journey.
- Suppliers associated with us offer rentals with unlimited mileage and a full-to-full fuel policy so if you are in the country for a longer duration availing these options can help you save time and money.
Car Rental Pick-up/Drop-off Locations in Saudi Arabia
Booking a car rental near you is easier than you think with VIP Cars. All you need to do is enter your preferred location in our search box and start comparing deals from a wide fleet available at the chosen location. As mentioned below are some of the most popular locations where car rentals are booked.
- Al Jawf Airport
- Al Qassim Airport
- Dammam Airport
- Jizan Airport
- Medina Airport
- Najran Airport
- Riyadh Airport
- Jeddah Airport North Terminal
Frequently Asked Questions
VIPCars offers only self-drive car rentals in Saudi Arabia. You can rent a car of your choice and drive to the places you wish by yourself with total freedom.
For travelers to successfully rent cars in Saudi Arabia, they need a valid driver’s license, a credit card, and an identification card. If you are visiting from a foreign country, make sure you have your passport as your identification. The credit card acts is needed by the rental company to block a security amount which is released when the car is returned in the same condition in which it was picked up.
Yes, you can drive a rental car in Saudi with your UAE, UK or Canadian driver’s license. It doesn’t matter from which country you are visiting, all you need is a full and valid driver’s license – issued by the government of your native country. In addition to the license, make sure that you have the rental document, your passport and the vehicle registration papers with you while on the road.
Yes, you need an International Driving Permit (IDP) to rent a car in Saudi Arabia. While some companies ask for the IDP as the mandatory document, others ask for it only if your license is not in the Roman alphabet. Note that an IDP only acts as the translation of your driver’s license (DL), without your DL, the supplier will not allow you to pick the car even if you have your IDP.
To book the cheapest deal for a long term (monthly or more) visit VIPCars’ search results page through the search box given above. We have multiple suppliers offering the best prices for all the possible durations.
The cost of renting a car in Saudi Arabia differs from deal to deal. Through VIP Cars you customize your search and compare the live prices offered by top-notch international suppliers in the country. You can see the per-day prices, the total cost of the rental, offered inclusions with the deal, and much more on a single platform.
VIP Cars offers affordable prices in the luxury/premium category in the country. Our customer-centric platform is simple to use where you can apply filters to your search and only see the results of your choice.
Airport locations in cities such as Riyadh, Damman, Medina, Jeddah, and Jizan are the most popular car hire pick-up locations in Saudi Arabia. Booking a car at the airport saves you a lot of time. As public transportation or taxis from the airport are hassling, travelers reserve their rentals online and make a direct pick-up as they soon as they land.