Book a cheap car rental in Dubai Airport (DXB)
|Car rent pickup locations available with VIP Cars:||DXB Terminal 1, 2 & 3|
|One-day car hire deals:||Available|
|Mandatory documents:||Driving license, credit card, passport and IDP|
Book a cheap car hire for pickup at Dubai airport with VIP Cars and start your UAE trip in the ease that you deserve. Our partner brands provide a big network of car hire locations in Dubai with a variety of benefits & paid options (like one-way).
If you are a resident of UAE, you will need the native driver’s license only, but if you are a non-resident with the valid driver’s license (DL) you will have to show the International Driver’s license (IDL) too. And if your native DL is issued by a country which is not part of International driver treaty, an official translation will be required.
Renting a car at Dubai Airport - Quick car hire tips
Plan your car hire drop-off as per Dubai’s rush hours
Dubai witnesses waves of traffic all day long. So to reach your drop off on time you must leave for the airport way in advance. Though every supplier gives some grace period, they charge a fee if you are late for the return.
Best time to rent a cheap car at Dubai Airport
June through August (Low tourist season). In these months (just like accommodation) the car hire rates are really low, thus, by choosing to rent cars in these months, you might be able to save more.
One-way & cross border trip
These services are offered by our suppliers for a daily fee. Almost all suppliers allow one-way within the country, but cross border is only available from UAE to Oman. In both the cases, the renter must inform the supplier beforehand. Extra charges apply if the trips are taken unannounced.
Refueling the rental car
Majority of suppliers follow full to full policy which means that the supplier provides the car with a full tank and the renter must return the vehicle with the same fuel amount. The supplier charges additional for the missing fuel. Read the T&Cs attached with the vehicle for deal-specific information.
Car rental companies we work with at Dubai Airport (DXB)
Dubai International Airport is the most popular way to reach UAE, and a hired car is the best way to make the most of the trip on your own time and schedule. The airport has three terminals, and all of our suppliers provide service at all the terminals - T1, 2 and 3. Best time to visit Dubai is from December through February, and during these months the tourist traffic is the highest; to meet such a big demand we work with some of the biggest car hire brands. They are listed as follows:
- Dollar Rent a Car
- Thrifty Car Rental
Location of car rental counters at Dubai Airport (DXB)
Our suppliers have their counters at the following locations in Dubai airport. The suppliers that don’t have desks at DXB, they provide meet and greet service. Read the directions given on the rental voucher for more information.
Car rental Dubai Airport Terminal 1
In Terminal 1, the car hire counters are located in Arrivals Hall.Know More
Car rental Dubai Airport Terminal 2
Proceed to the Arrivals Hall where the desks of the car hire agencies are located.Know More
Car rental Dubai Airport Terminal 3
To reach the car hire companies in T3, Follow the signs from Arrivals Hall.Know More
Long term car rental deals with pickup at Dubai Airport (DXB)
With VIP Cars, you can rent a car as per the duration of your rental at the price that suits you the best.
With almost all supplier companies, renters can book cars for a minimum period of one day and maximum up to 11 months. However, no matter whether you are renting a car for a month or a few months, the supplier usually generates the invoice on a monthly basis.
*Note that the info given below is for guidance and is subject to change – it may vary from supplier to supplier & car-types. Read the T&Cs attached with the deal for the vehicle specific information.
*Use the car-types filters to narrow down your search.
Cheapest-to-rent car types available for Dubai Airport
The cars falling in economy, mini, compact, sedan and intermediate car categories are the cheapest to rent vehicles. They are quite popular with budget travelers and are the most requested car-types at Dubai International airport, besides luxury cars.
- Minimum car hire age for these vehicles is 21 years.
- They are fuel efficient vehicles and allows you to save big on fuel charges.
- Not a good choice for road trips; best for city travel.
Luxury car rental Dubai Airport
Mostly preferred by leisure travelers – who want their trip extra special – and business people, a luxury car rental is a great way to add comfort and style to your trip.
- Minimum age to hire luxury cars is 25 years.
- For these, you must have a credit card; for bigger cars the supplier might ask for two credit cards.
- Drivers with the driving experience of at least a year are allowed to rent luxury cars at DXB Airport
Most popular luxury cars requested on VIP Cars for Dubai airport
Van rental in Dubai Airport
If looking for people mover vehicles, with VIP Cars and suppliers you can easily compare and rent 7, 8, 9, 12 and 15 seater vans and minivans.
- Suppliers only let 25+ year old drivers to rent vans.
- In Dubai, they are popular with both leisure travelers and business people.
- Most suitable for long trips.