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Egypt Car Rental Mini Guide

Whether you are planning a diving trip to Sharm el Sheikh or wanting to explore the fascinating city of Cairo, Rhino has a wide range of cars available to hire in Egypt. We have numerous pick up locations all over the country where you can collect your hire car including Cairo Airport, Hurghada Airport, Alexandria and Sharm el Sheikh Airport.

We don't believe in any hidden charges so our rates are transparent and include insurance, airport fees, taxes, collision damage waiver, theft waiver and unlimited mileage. We also include free breakdown assistance, in the unlikely event you should suffer a breakdown or have a problem with the car. All of our hire cars in Egypt are fitted with air conditioning systems which are absolutely necessary in the scorching heat to keep you comfortable and cool.

Cheapest car hire in Egypt

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.02 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 280.20 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.02 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 280.20 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.63 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 312.42 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.63 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 312.42 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.63 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 312.42 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.30 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 366.11 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sentra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.11 EUR/day
Nissan Sentra

7 Days rental at 525.82 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sentra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.11 EUR/day
Nissan Sentra

7 Days rental at 525.82 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sentra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.11 EUR/day
Nissan Sentra

7 Days rental at 525.82 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 59.04 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 413.29 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 63.91 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 447.37 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.85 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 488.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Fortuner

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 195.20 EUR/day
Toyota Fortuner

7 Days rental at 1366.41 EUR from 22/08/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Fortuner

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 195.20 EUR/day
Toyota Fortuner

7 Days rental at 1366.41 EUR from 22/08/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Pajero

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 195.26 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Pajero

7 Days rental at 1366.82 EUR from 22/08/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mitsubishi Pajero

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 195.26 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Pajero

7 Days rental at 1366.82 EUR from 22/08/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 44.77 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 313.39 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 44.77 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 313.39 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 49.93 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 349.53 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 49.93 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 349.53 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 57.88 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 405.18 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 62.17 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 435.23 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 81.54 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 570.80 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Subaru Impreza

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 82.28 EUR/day
Subaru Impreza

7 Days rental at 575.98 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Subaru Impreza

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 82.28 EUR/day
Subaru Impreza

7 Days rental at 575.98 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 203.38 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 1423.66 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Egypt

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Egypt, the steering wheel is on the left of your rental car
  • Traffic lights are not very reliable and locals don't always observe them so be prepared to stop even on green
  • Traffic police are often seen on the roads directing traffic as busy times
  • Sixt are the highest rated car rental agent in Egypt with an average customer rating of 8.6/10
  • Compact class cars are the most popular, the Nissan Sunny being a favourite for the car rental agents

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Egypt

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    90kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    100kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    EGP  10.59/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    EGP

    Currency

  •  

    YES

    Tolls

  •  

    25

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Egypt

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Europcar
6
8.2/10
36
€ 40.02
€ 44.77

Car rental agent statistics in Egypt

  • 8.2/10
    Highest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 8.2/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • 36
    Total number of reviews in
    Egypt
  • 15
    Most Locations in Egypt:
    SIXT
  • 0
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 6
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Egypt

ItemPercent
January€ 66
February€ 66
March€ 58
April€ 73
May€ 60
June€ 89
July€ 74
August€ 78
September€ 64
October€ 40
November€ 53
December€ 75
ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 40
March€ 35
April€ 42
May€ 35
June€ 47
July€ 38
August€ 44
September€ 42
October€ 28
November€ 34
December€ 44
ItemPercent
January€ 130
February€ 184
March€ 159
April€ 180
May€ 114
June€ 211
July€ 169
August€ 208
September€ 120
October€ 89
November€ 97
December€ 134
ItemPercent
January€ 92
February€ 94
March€ 86
April€ 103
May€ 77
June€ 118
July€ 93
August€ 96
September€ 86
October€ 60
November€ 75
December€ 111
ItemPercent
January€ 162
February€ 163
March€ 140
April€ 207
May€ 158
June€ 224
July€ 165
August€ 180
September€ 148
October€ 85
November€ 125
December€ 192
ItemPercent
January€ 113
February€ 121
March€ 109
April€ 143
May€ 112
June€ 173
July€ 126
August€ 140
September€ 118
October€ 78
November€ 88
December€ 143
ItemPercent
January€ 104
February€ 107
March€ 90
April€ 149
May€ 111
June€ 175
July€ 131
August€ 129
September€ 103
October€ 45
November€ 77
December€ 132
ItemPercent
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Egypt

DieselUnleaded
Jun , 2022

€ 0.34

€ 0.49

May , 2022

€ 0.35

€ 0.51

Apr , 2022

€ 0.34

€ 0.49

Mar , 2022

€ 0.34

€ 0.47

Feb , 2022

€ 0.38

€ 0.54

Jan , 2022

€ 0.38

€ 0.52

Dec , 2021

€ 0.38

€ 0.52

Nov , 2021

€ 0.38

€ 0.52

Oct , 2021

€ 0.37

€ 0.51

Sep , 2021

€ 0.37

€ 0.49

Aug , 2021

€ 0.37

€ 0.49

Jul , 2021

€ 0.36

€ 0.49

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jun , 2022 0.34 0.49
May , 2022 0.35 0.51
Apr , 2022 0.34 0.49
Mar , 2022 0.34 0.47
Feb , 2022 0.38 0.54
Jan , 2022 0.38 0.52
Dec , 2021 0.38 0.52
Nov , 2021 0.38 0.52
Oct , 2021 0.37 0.51
Sep , 2021 0.37 0.49
Aug , 2021 0.37 0.49
Jul , 2021 0.36 0.49

Car rental price statistics in Egypt

  • € 280.14
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 535.25
    Highest daily price:
    Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 295
    Total cars available
     
  • 31
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Sentra
  • 47
    Location with most cars:
    Cairo International Airport
  • € 40.0 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    EUROPCAR - Hurghada - International Airport

FAQs about car hire in Egypt

How much does it cost to hire a car in Egypt?

Car hire in Egypt starts from just €40.00 per day for a (compact) class car from Europcar. The average price to hire a car in Egypt is just €168.90 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Egypt is a Jeep Grand Cherokee car for a (standard) class from Sixt costing €535.30 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Egypt?

We often have special offers on car hire in Egypt including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Egypt?

Car hire prices in Egypt are kept low thanks to the 6 car hire companies across the country. With over 21 car hire locations and 788 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Egypt.

Who is the best car hire company in Egypt?

Based on over 36 reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Egypt Is Europcar who score on average 8.2/10 across all locations in Egypt.

What is the most popular car hire location in Egypt?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Egypt is Cairo International Airport with 6 car hire companies and 47 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Egypt?

Current fuel prices in Egypt are €0.489/ltr for petrol and €0.338/ltr for diesel as of 6 June 2022, it’ll cost on average €20 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €14 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Egypt?

Speed limits in Egypt are in km/h and are generally 50 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on rural roads and 100 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Egypt?

Europcar is the cheapest car hire company in Egypt offering a (compact) class car such as the Nissan Sunny for as little as €280.00 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Egypt?

The most popular car hire category in Egypt is the Nissan Sentra available from 5 car hire companies in over 21 locations.

Useful links if renting a car in Egypt

  • Car Hire Cyprus (Many visitors travel to Egypt to see the Pyramids from mini cruises operated from Cyprus)

Other Car Hire Locations in Egypt

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Car Hire Alexandria
€18.8
 
 
Economy 3 5 2 from €18.8 per day
Standard 5 5 4 from €23.0 per day
Compact 3 5 2 from €19.4 per day
Car Hire Sharm El Sheikh
€16.4
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €16.4 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €20.7 per day
Mini 5 4 1 from €18.9 per day
Car Hire Cairo
€27.1
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €27.1 per day
5 seat minivan 5 5 3 from €35.3 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €28.4 per day
Car Hire Hurghada Airport
€27.1
 
 
Compact 5 5 3 from €27.1 per day
5 seat minivan 5 5 3 from €35.3 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €28.4 per day