Cheap Car Rental in Saudi Arabia
|Minimum age to rent a car in Saudi Arabia:||21-23 years|
|Minimum Period for a Car Rental in Saudi Arabia:||1 Day/24 Hours|
|One-Way Car Rental Saudi Arabia:||Available|
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 which allows 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 pickup 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 as well as cross-country car rental online, or all you have to do is call us 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 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:
One-Way and Cross-Country Car Rental Saudi Arabia
With us, you can book a car rental anywhere in Saudi Arabia and though by default the rental pick-up and drop-off locations are the same, you can easily make a pick-up at one location and drop it off at another. This service is termed as a one-way rental in Saudi Arabia. Domestic one-way car rental in Saudi Arabia is offered by multiple suppliers some even allow you to travel cross country. Please keep in mind that there are separate charges for the one-way service and are subject to availability. Read the Rental Terms carefully or you can contact our 24/7 customer support.
Tips to Rent a Car
- Reservations made well in advance are comparatively cheaper than on-the-spot bookings. Early booking also means you have more variety of cars to choose from.
- Make sure to carry all the necessary documents for pick-up and keep the rental documents along at all times when driving.
- Extras such as child booster seats, extra drivers, and GPS systems are payable at the rental desk.
- Damman, Riyadh, and Jeddah are some of the most popular cities where people rent cars.
Car Rental Locations in Saudi Arabia
Irrespective of the fact whether you are reserving a one-way, long term or any other car rental deal, these are some of the most popular rental locations in Saudi Arabia where you can pick up or drop off your car hire.
- 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 as the address proof also and 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.