Car rental at Sharjah Airport (SHJ)
Rent a car in Sharjah Airport from VIP Cars and start your UAE adventure as soon as you land. With VIPCars and its suppliers, you can book a rental car for Sharjah Airport in 3 easy steps – search, compare and book – which makes the whole process quite easy & less time-consuming!!
You can start looking for your Sharjah airport car hire by carrying out a search on our booking engine; just fill the search form and follow the steps. Alternatively, you can also book by calling our booking support team at the helpline numbers provided on our 'Contact Us’ page. Reserve your rental car deal for Sharjah Airport today & save money!
Car rental companies at Sharjah Airport
At Sharjah Airport, we works with the following car rental companies:
- Hertz rent a car
- Sixt rent a car
- Thrifty car rental
- Avis rent a car
- Budget rent a car
- Dollar rent a car
Location of car hire desks: Arrival hall/ lounge
Car rental return locations near Sharjah Airport
In case you want to drop your Sharjah Airport car rental at some other place within Sharjah, you can return your vehicle at any of the below-listed places:
- Al Wahda Street
- King Faisal Road
- Sharjah Downtown
The address of the drop-off location will be provided in the car rental voucher.
Deal-types available for rental cars at Sharjah Airport
You can pick the car rental as per the duration of your travel and the drop-off point etc:
- One-way rentals
- Monthly car hire
- Weekend rentals
- Long term rentals
- Last minute deals
About Sharjah International Airport
Located 13 kilometers south east of Sharjah, SHJ is an international airport which is known for its low-cost carriers like Air Arabia. Other carriers that operate at Sharjah Airport include names like EgyptAir, Flynas, IndiGo, Jet Airways and Qatar Airways etc. The airport provides flights to major international destinations like Cairo, Beirut, Trabzon, Batumi, Bodrum, Qabala, Sarajevo and various Indian and Pakistani locations like Goa and Multan respectively.
Built in 1970 and opened in 1997, it replaced the airport named RAF Sharjah, and was also the first airport in UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council to be used by the Imperial Airways.
|Address:||Sharjah International Airport, Sharjah - United Arab Emirates|
Sharjah Airport Car Rental - Cross Border Travel
Many of our car rental suppliers allow cross border travel, but only to selected countries. For instance, Fast Rent a Car allows cross border to Oman while Go Rent a Car allows cross border only to Muscat.
Read the deal specific T&Cs or have a word with our booking support team to get a better idea of the countries where our suppliers allow cross border trips.
Car types available for hire at Sharjah Airport
Every traveler has his/her own traveling needs, budget limits & preferences, which is why VIPCars.com makes sure that a big fleet is always available on our booking engine at a range of prices.
Though luxury, 7, 8 or 9 passenger vans and minivans, & convertibles are the most sought after vehicles in Sharjah, the fleets offered by our suppliers for Sharjah Airport cover almost all car categories, given as under:
Sharjah – known as the art capital of the United Arab Emirates – is the third largest city in the Emirates. Home to numerous world-class attractions which attract millions of tourists from around the globe, it is one of the most visited places in the UAE.
It is the Cultural capital of the Arab World - the title it received from UNESCO in 1998, which doesn’t come as a surprise owing to the fact that it literally breathes history and culture. And not just that, in 2014 it was also declared the Capital of the Islamic Culture!!
Places to see in Sharjah, UAE
In case day trips and road trips are not your 'cup of tea’, here are a few attractions within Sharjah that you can explore in your car rental. The list will also be helpful in case you have a long 13-16 hrs layover at Sharjah Airport, just make sure that you are pre-booking your SHJ Airport car hire – it will not only save you money but will also allow you to hit the roads within minutes after arrival.
Sharjah Arts Museum
Spread over three floors, it is home to 72 galleries which house artworks, some of which date back to the 18th century. Ali Darwish gallery and its contemporary sections are some of the main highlights.
Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
In addition to items from pottery to metallic handicrafts and glass inlaid with gold, brass, and silver, the museum also holds items dating back to the Abbasid and Umayyad eras.
Sharjah Science Museum
Its exhibition hall is full of elements specifically designed for children, and besides fun activities like grip strength and balance, cartoon making, and puzzle building, there is also Playspace and Planetarium!
Sharjah’s Central Market
Home to more than 600 shops, it offers items like Omani & Yemen jewelry, perfumes, food, antiques, and electronics. It is most noted for its authentic Arabian bazaar housed in its upper floor!
Sharjah Heritage Area
While Souk Al Arsah is the largest open traditional market, Sharjah’s Heritage Museum was originally a family house – Bait Al Naboodah; each of its room gives a peek into a different shade of Emirati culture