Car rentals in Abu Dhabi: All you need to know
An Abu Dhabi car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of the area has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected your most popular questions about renting a car in Abu Dhabi. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Abu Dhabi?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to snag budget-friendly deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go through the variety of rental car suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Abu Dhabi has to offer. You can also:
- Take time to compare vehicle pricing
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which usually cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Abu Dhabi.
What rental companies have outlets in Abu Dhabi?
We have around a dozen car rental companies in the Abu Dhabi area. You'll find well-known companies like Hertz and Sixt and wallet-friendly suppliers like Economy and Budget. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Abu Dhabi?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Abu Dhabi. If you're having trouble picking the right car, be sure to read over the chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Abu Dhabi?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Abu Dhabi is 21. However, there might be an added charge if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go over the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges will be before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Abu Dhabi?
Insurance is always required, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's policy may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check ahead of time and, if it's needed, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We encourage a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you should return it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, find a gas station before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
What are some things to do in Abu Dhabi?
There is tons to see and do in Abu Dhabi. This city has around 14 attractions that it is known for. Some of the most popular are:
- Al Ain Oasis
- Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
- Heritage Village
Fortunately, you can cruise to whichever one you want or visit them all.
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Abu Dhabi vacation, check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Look over the car and be sure there is no damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region
Book your Abu Dhabi rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Abu Dhabi has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Abu Dhabi.