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Why book Abu Dhabi Airport car rental at VIP Cars?

All Inclusive Pricing

Rent a car at Abu Dhabi Airport with pricing inclusive of CDW, Theft Waiver, Unlimited Mileage etc.

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No Cancellation Fee

VIP Cars offers free cancellation for car rentals at Abu Dhabi Airport

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Widest Range of Cars

Choose from Economy, Mini-Van, SUV & Luxury Cars for Abu Dhabi Airport

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Benefits of Booking your AUH Airport Car Rental with VIP Cars

VIP Cars and its advanced booking engine lets you find variety of car hire deals, huge car categories and top inclusions to customize your reservation for a hassle-free travel; we work with the best suppliers in the industry to achieve this goal.

  • Inclusions offered with AUH car rental deals

    All of our AUH car hire deals at VIP Cars come with beneficial inclusions. The most commonly offered ones are Unlimited Mileage, Collision Damage Waiver, Theft Waiver, Third Party Liability Insurance and Taxes among the others.

  • Book free of cost via our 24/7 Booking Support

    Our booking support can help you search the car as per your requirements and can also book it for you on your behalf. Whether its the payment options or driving license condition for Abu Dabhi, driving age, supplier address or specific rental car you seek, our booking executives can answer all your queries.

    You can reach VIP Cars’ booking support by phone, email and live chat option.

  • Free Cancelation & No Credit Card Fee

    Free Cancellation for car hire at Abu Dhabi is available if requested 48 hrs before pickup. And since we charge no credit card fee, renting a car for Abu Dhabi with VIP Cars is nothing less than a win-win situation as it saves you a lot of money!

Car Categories for Rental at Abu Dhabi Airport

Our Abu Dhabi Airport car hire suppliers offer a great fleet which covers cars of almost all makes and models. Some of the offered categories are:

  • Economy
  • Standard
  • Convertible
  • Mini
  • SUV
  • Luxury
  • Full-size

Among the offered luxury brands, you can select & rent cars like Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce etc. Our suppliers also provide 7, 8 and 9 seater Van/Minivan rentals.

How to Book your Abu Dhabi Airport Car Rental with VIP Cars?

With us, you can hire a car at Abu Dhabi Airport in 3 easy steps:


    Our offered deals for AUH Airport can be accessed by filling the search form given above.


    You can compare the deals by using the filters, labeled as price range, car categories, and supplier etc.

  • BOOK

    You can reserve within minutes by paying a small amount through our secure payment methods.

Car Rental Companies Which Offer Services at Abu Dhabi Airport

VIP Cars works with the following suppliers which are known to offer quality car hire services at Abu Dhabi Airport

  • BudgetBudget UAE
  • AvisAvis
  • DollarDollar Rent a Car
  • Hertz Hertz
  • SixtSixt
  • ThriftyThrifty Car Rental
  • AutorentAutorent

Car Rental Desks at Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH)

Out of the aforementioned partner suppliers Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz, and Budget have their Car hire Desks at Abu Dhabi Airport, while the others provide meet and greet service.

Voucher Details:- At the time of booking, you receive a reservation voucher which contains information regarding your selected hire supplier; it includes the following details:

  • Car Details
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Rental Conditions
  • Payment Details
  • Pickup/Drop off address
  • Mandatory Documents

Location of car rental desks at AUH & how to reach them

  • If you are arriving at Abu Dhabi Airport’s Terminal 1 or 3, all you have to do is walk to the Skypark Plaza (opposite Terminal 3), it is the place where the car hire desks are located.
  • In case you are coming from Terminal 2, you can reach the car hire desks by using a courtesy shuttle service.

About Abu Dhabi International Airport

Second largest in the UAE, Abu Dhabi Airport is located 30 kilometers to the east of the city of Abu Dhabi. Ever since its construction in 1982, Abu Dhabi Airport has remained a major transport hub and today it provides flights to about 85 destinations around the globe. The airport has three terminals, offers flights via 50 carriers and is known to offer numerous quality services and facilities to ensure convenience of its travelers.

Address: Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Facilities Available at Abu Dhabi Airport

Besides the rental cars desks at AUH – already mentioned above – the following facilities are offered for the convenience of the passengers at the airport.

  • Abu Dhabi Airport Duty-Free

    Abu Dhabi Duty-Free is an exclusive service, available only to those who are arriving, departing or passing through AUH airport. Abu Dhabi Airport Duty-free, established in 1982, is responsible for managing retail, service, food and shop operations at AUH. For those passengers who are short of time, AUH allows them to shop online at

  • Free Wifi

    Abu Dhabi Airport offers free Wifi to its passengers which they can access anywhere within the airport premises.

    • Search the available wifi connections for "ADAC Free Wireless" on your device.
    • Select the connection, open your browser; click on 'Accept' when the welcome box appears and you will be directed to Abu Dhabi International Airport's official website.

    If you don't have a device, you can make use of the free internet kiosks, which are located in the Departure areas of all the three terminals.

Shops at Abu Dhabi Airport

Mont Blanc (After Passport Control)

Though known for watches, jewelry, sunglasses & fragrances, the brand also sells writing instruments.

Pandora (After Passport Control)

This jewelry brand provides numerous women fashion ideas for a variety of occasions.

Swarovski (After Passport Control)

Here you can buy anything from crystal jewelry to figurines & other marvelous accessories.

Cosmetics (After Passport Control)

The store offers products by various brands like Dior, La Prairie, Estée Lauder, and Clinique.

Pure Gold (After Passport Control)

Here you can buy affordable stone jewelry carved in gold, silver or studded with diamonds.

Sharaf DG (After Passport Control)

It is UAE’s prominent retailer and offers tablets, laptops, PCs, cameras and MP3s etc.

Burberry (After Passport Control)

It is a leading British fashion brand that sells clothes, apparels and fragrances.

Bvlgari (After Passport Control)

Watches, leather goods, ties, sunglasses and other top Italian products can be bought here.

Coach (After Passport Control)

It provides American products under these categories - leather goods, footwear & accessories etc.

Emporio Armani (After Passport Control)

The best place to purchase men and women high-end apparel and accessories.

Fendi (After Passport Control)

This store should be your choice if you want to buy Italian handbags and accessories.

Ferragamo (After Passport Control)

This Italian brand sells the best-crafted shoes, handbags, and accessories.

Jashanmal (Before Passport Control)

Whether looking for books, magazines or last minute souvenirs, Jashanmal has it all!

Relay (After Passport Control)

It is Europe’s largest seller of magazines, books and newspapers.

WHSmith (Before & after security)

This UK-based brand sells a big range of newspapers, stationery and magazines.

Souvenirs (After Passport Control)

Here you can buy local manufactured souvenirs, T-Shirt, Jewelry and lacquer ware.

Souq (After Passport Control)

It is a great option if you want to buy heritage-and-local-art-inspired souvenirs.

Dining Options at Abu Dhabi Airport

Camden Food Co (Before Passport Control)

This place is best for those who want to enjoy organic natural food and a great ambiance.

Cinnamon City Café (Before Passport Control)

Cinnamon City Café and Restaurant is a great place if you want to grab something on-the-go.

Culto Café (Before Passport Control)

Besides great coffee, you can also buy something to eat with friends or family.

Hatam (Before Passport Control)

If you would like to taste Iranian food at its best, Hatam is just what you need to visit.

La Brioche (Before Passport Control)

If you like French café ambiance, you should definitely try La Brioche.

O’Brien’s (Before Passport Control)

Sandwiches, coffee, soups or salads, O’Brien’s offers a great menu.

Lounges at Abu Dhabi Airport

Al Dhabi Lounge (AUH)

Offering showers, dining and other facilities, Al Dhabi Lounge is a great stop to relax and freshen up.

Al Reem Lounge (AUH)

It remains open for First Class and Business passengers, as well as walk-in passengers but they have to pay to gain entry.

Etihad Premium Lounge

It offers a variety of facilities to the passengers irrespective of the fact whether they want to work or relax. Only Etihad or partner airline’s passengers can enter.

Al Ghazal Lounge (AUH)

The lounge can be accessed by non-Etihad airline passengers. Facilities: Food, Wifi and workstations.

Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa

Whether stopping over for dining, relaxing and re-energizing, here passengers can enjoy a 5-star experience.

Etihad Premier Lounge

It offers Wifi, showers, dining option and TV etc for the relaxation and entertainment of the passengers

Things to do at Abu Dhabi Airport for kids and Adults

In addition to restaurants and shopping venues, Abu Dhabi airport offers many options for the layover travelers and also considers the needs of the kids accompanying their parents on the travel:


They can tour the airport if they have a layover at the airport. They can get it arranged by calling the Abu Dhabi Airports Company press office at +971 (0)2 5053 128. Besides that there are various lounges at the airport as well as a hotel, where you can rest.

Kids: Almost all the lounges in Abu Dhabi airport

Etihad Diamond First Class Lounge, the Etihad Pearl Business Class Lounge and the Al Dhabi Lounge – all have children play areas for traveler’s kids.

Popular Attractions near AUH Airport

Full of fascinating attractions and sights, Abu Dhabi – the capital city of UAE – is one of the major hubs in the country best known worldwide for its towering Skyscrapers, world-class shopping centers, and restaurants.

Some of its major attractions include names like:

Al Ain National Museum

Al Ain National Museum

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace

What are the Popular Road Trips from Abu Dhabi?

One of the many perks of renting a car at AUH Airport is that not only it allows you to explore Abu Dhabi in a hassle free manner but also lets you plan road trips to the city’s nearby areas without any hesitation or worry.

Here are some great road trip ideas from Abu Dhabi:

Abu Dhabi to Sharjah

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 165.5 kilometers (via Abu Dhabi - Ghweifat Intl Hwy/E11 and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd)

Abu Dhabi to Dubai

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 139.2 kilometers (via Abu Dhabi - Al Shahama Rd/E10 and Abu Dhabi - Ghweifat Intl Hwy/E11)

Abu Dhabi to Fujairah

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 300 kilometers (via Emirates Rd/E611, Sharjah-Kalba Rd and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Rd

Abu Dhabi to Khasab

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 338.9 kilometers (via Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Rd/E11, Al Manama - Ras Al Khaimah Rd)

Abu Dhabi to Liwa

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 220 kilometers (via Abu Dhabi - Ghweifat Intl Hwy/Abu Dhabi -Tarif Rd/E11 )

Abu Dhabi to Dibba

Distance from Abu Dhabi: 285 kilometers (via Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan St/E10. Ghweifat Intl Hwy/E11, E311 and E611)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How Old Do I have to be to rent a Car at Abu Dhabi Airport?

    To rent a car in UAE, you need to be at least 21 years old, but there is one more condition, to be fully eligible you need to have a full license i.e. you will not be allowed to rent if you have a temporary license. Same applies when it comes to a suspended license.

  • Can I Rent an Automatic car for pickup at Abu Dhabi Airport?

    Our rental suppliers in Abu Dhabi have a wide selection of both Manual & Automatic transmission cars. You could always filter your search using our Car Type filters on the search page for Abu . Dhabi Airport.

  • What are the Driving License Requirements for renting a car at AUH Airport?

    To rent a car at Abu Dhabi airport, the traveler needs to possess a valid driving license as well as the international license. While the driving license issued by your native country is enough for you to rent and drive in Abu Dhabi, IDP is required because without it, your insurances will not be valid in the case of an unlikely event.

  • How can I pay for my AUH Airport car rental?

    You will need a valid credit card – with your name on it – to successfully hire a car for Abu Dhabi Airport, UAE.

Top Deals

Best Car Rental Deals in United Arab Emirates

Economy USD 14.97 /day
Compact USD 17.97 /day
Van / Minivan USD 23.96 /day
Luxury USD 28.86 /day
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