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Qatar Mini Guide

Qatar is located on a peninsula which juts out into the Persian Gulf and is per capita one of the richest countries in the world.   Qatar Airways offer flights to Qatar from many worldwide destinations. Arriving into New Doha Airport (also known as Hamad Airport) nationals from many countries will have to purchase a visa which will cost around 15 Euros. For some countries getting a visa is difficult and requires them to have a Qatari guarantor before they can come into the country.  Driving in Qatar is generally very safe. The roads in and around Doha are generally excellent and the infrastructure has received vast investment.
 

Cheapest car hire in Qatar

Ford Figo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.18 EUR/day
Ford Figo

7 Days rental at 246.32 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.19 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 246.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.19 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 246.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.19 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 246.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Figo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.98 EUR/day
Ford Figo

7 Days rental at 258.90 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.99 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 258.98 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Symbol

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.58 EUR/day
Renault Symbol

7 Days rental at 172.07 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Symbol

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.58 EUR/day
Renault Symbol

7 Days rental at 172.07 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Symbol

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.19 EUR/day
Renault Symbol

7 Days rental at 176.38 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Symbol

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.19 EUR/day
Renault Symbol

7 Days rental at 176.38 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.42 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 177.95 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.42 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 177.95 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 26.05 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 182.40 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 26.05 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 182.40 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sentra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.15 EUR/day
Nissan Sentra

7 Days rental at 225.09 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.37 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 254.65 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.37 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 254.65 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.59 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 263.13 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.59 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 263.13 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.01 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 266.13 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.01 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 266.13 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.03 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 266.21 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.03 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 266.21 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.17 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 281.23 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Taurus

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 66.55 EUR/day
Ford Taurus

7 Days rental at 465.85 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Taurus

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.99 EUR/day
Ford Taurus

7 Days rental at 475.96 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Expedition

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 118.59 EUR/day
Ford Expedition

7 Days rental at 830.14 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Prado

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 118.62 EUR/day
Toyota Prado

7 Days rental at 830.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Prado

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 118.62 EUR/day
Toyota Prado

7 Days rental at 830.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Prado

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 118.62 EUR/day
Toyota Prado

7 Days rental at 830.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Expedition

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 120.39 EUR/day
Ford Expedition

7 Days rental at 842.73 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Prado

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 120.42 EUR/day
Toyota Prado

7 Days rental at 842.98 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 125.21 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 876.50 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Fluence

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.68 EUR/day
Renault Fluence

7 Days rental at 242.78 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Fluence

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.68 EUR/day
Renault Fluence

7 Days rental at 242.78 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Fluence

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 35.55 EUR/day
Renault Fluence

7 Days rental at 248.85 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Renault Fluence

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 35.55 EUR/day
Renault Fluence

7 Days rental at 248.85 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Cruze

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 47.29 EUR/day
Chevrolet Cruze

7 Days rental at 331.03 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Cruze

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 47.29 EUR/day
Chevrolet Cruze

7 Days rental at 331.03 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hongqi H5

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 53.40 EUR/day
Hongqi H5

7 Days rental at 373.83 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hongqi H5

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 53.40 EUR/day
Hongqi H5

7 Days rental at 373.83 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 53.42 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 373.94 EUR from 20/06/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Dodge Durango

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 119.41 EUR/day
Dodge Durango

7 Days rental at 835.92 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Dodge Durango

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 120.86 EUR/day
Dodge Durango

7 Days rental at 846.03 EUR from 20/06/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 125.21 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 876.50 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chrysler Pacifica

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 126.65 EUR/day
Chrysler Pacifica

7 Days rental at 886.61 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Previa

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 152.19 EUR/day
Toyota Previa

7 Days rental at 1065.37 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Odyssey

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 152.19 EUR/day
Honda Odyssey

7 Days rental at 1065.37 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Odyssey

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 152.19 EUR/day
Honda Odyssey

7 Days rental at 1065.37 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Previa

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 152.19 EUR/day
Toyota Previa

7 Days rental at 1065.37 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda Odyssey

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 166.05 EUR/day
Honda Odyssey

7 Days rental at 1162.39 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Qatar

  • Drive on the right-hand side of the road in Qatar, like all MENA countries
  • Qatar has a zero tolerance policy on drinking alcohol and driving, never drink if planning to drive
  • There are no toll roads in Qatar
  • 4x4 rentals are always popular in Qatar and it's wise to book early to guarantee availability
  • All rental cars in Qatar are automatic models, you'll not need to worry about changing gear
 

Popular car hire destinations in Qatar

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Qatar

  •  

    R

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    60kph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    100kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    120kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    QAR  2.46/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    0mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    QAR

    Currency

  •  

    NO

    Tolls

  •  

    25

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Average prices per day for car hire in Qatar

ItemPercent
January€ 34
February€ 35
March€ 34
April€ 33
May€ 32
June€ 33
July€ 27
August€ 27
September€ 25
October€ 28
November€ 30
December€ 34
ItemPercent
January€ 37
February€ 34
March€ 33
April€ 35
May€ 35
June€ 33
July€ 28
August€ 28
September€ 27
October€ 28
November€ 28
December€ 30
ItemPercent
January€ 173
February€ 170
March€ 171
April€ 164
May€ 168
June€ 158
July€ 112
August€ 113
September€ 109
October€ 112
November€ 162
December€ 166
ItemPercent
January€ 73
February€ 69
March€ 67
April€ 69
May€ 68
June€ 66
July€ 59
August€ 59
September€ 59
October€ 57
November€ 63
December€ 67
ItemPercent
January€ 166
February€ 159
March€ 157
April€ 157
May€ 161
June€ 152
July€ 124
August€ 126
September€ 123
October€ 131
November€ 145
December€ 145
ItemPercent
January€ 29
February€ 29
March€ 29
April€ 28
May€ 29
June€ 29
July€ 22
August€ 23
September€ 23
October€ 23
November€ 27
December€ 28
ItemPercent
January€ 89
February€ 74
March€ 74
April€ 87
May€ 83
June€ 81
July€ 75
August€ 76
September€ 65
October€ 66
November€ 82
December€ 87
ItemPercent
January€ 107
February€ 108
March€ 105
April€ 103
May€ 104
June€ 108
July€ 87
August€ 87
September€ 87
October€ 83
November€ 105
December€ 112

Select category to see average car hire prices in Qatar

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Qatar

DieselUnleaded
May , 2022

€ 0.54

€ 0.55

Apr , 2022

€ 0.52

€ 0.54

Mar , 2022

€ 0.51

€ 0.53

Feb , 2022

€ 0.50

€ 0.51

Jan , 2022

€ 0.50

€ 0.51

Dec , 2021

€ 0.50

€ 0.51

Nov , 2021

€ 0.50

€ 0.51

Oct , 2021

€ 0.46

€ 0.49

Sep , 2021

€ 0.43

€ 0.48

Aug , 2021

€ 0.46

€ 0.49

Jul , 2021

€ 0.44

€ 0.47

Jun , 2021

€ 0.40

€ 0.44

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
May , 2022 0.54 0.55
Apr , 2022 0.52 0.54
Mar , 2022 0.51 0.53
Feb , 2022 0.50 0.51
Jan , 2022 0.50 0.51
Dec , 2021 0.50 0.51
Nov , 2021 0.50 0.51
Oct , 2021 0.46 0.49
Sep , 2021 0.43 0.48
Aug , 2021 0.46 0.49
Jul , 2021 0.44 0.47
Jun , 2021 0.40 0.44

Car rental price statistics in Qatar

  • € 172.06
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 708.28
    Highest daily price:
    Mercedes E Class
  • 166
    Total cars available
     
  • 10
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Sunny
  • 71
    Location with most cars:
    Hamad International Airport
  • € 24.6 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    ALAMO - Doha Downtown

FAQs about car hire in Qatar

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

Car hire in Qatar starts from just €24.60 per day for a (compact) class car from Alamo. The average price to hire a car in Qatar is just €101.30 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Qatar is a Mercedes E Class car for a (fullsize) class from Avis costing €708.30 per day.

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

We often have special offers on car hire in Qatar 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 Qatar?

Car hire prices in Qatar are kept low thanks to the 5 car hire companies across the country. With over 5 car hire locations and 882 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Qatar.

Who is the best car hire company in Qatar?

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

What is the most popular car hire location in Qatar?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Qatar is Hamad International Airport with 5 car hire companies and 71 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Qatar?

Current fuel prices in Qatar are €0.553/ltr for petrol and €0.54/ltr for diesel as of 16 May 2022, it’ll cost on average €22 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €22 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Qatar?

Speed limits in Qatar are in km/h and are generally 60 km/h on urban roads, 100 km/h on rural roads and 120 km/h on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Qatar?

Alamo is the cheapest car hire company in Qatar offering a (compact) class car such as the Renault Symbol for as little as €172.20 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Qatar?

The most popular car hire category in Qatar is the Toyota Prado available from 3 car hire companies in over 5 locations.

Do you need to hire a car in Qatar?

Qatar is an appealing destination for tourists due to various reasons. It has a superb climate, is very warm and you are guaranteed the sunshine. It also boasts a stunning coastline and plenty of golden sandy beaches. There are some incredible sand dunes that have been formed naturally over time and many tourists like to hire a 4x4 vehicle to have some fun and an exhilirating drive through the dunes. Some of the models we can offer that are ideal for that sort of adventure is the Chevrolet Blazer or the Nissan Pathfinder.

Car hire in Qatar offers access to parts of the country unreachable by public transport and offers you the freedom to explore at your own pace in your own private rental car.

Other Car Hire Locations in Qatar

We specialise in car rentals throughout Qatar to find you the best price and that's a promise...

Car Hire Doha
€17.4
 
 
Economy 5 4 2 from €17.4 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €32.4 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €21.0 per day
Car Hire Hamad International Airport
€17.4
 
 
Economy 5 4 2 from €17.4 per day
Standard 4 5 4 from €32.4 per day
Compact 5 5 3 from €21.0 per day