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Abu Dhabi Mini Guide

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. The city is on an island 250m from the mainland and connected by three bridges. It is famous for its skyscraper skyline and seafront corniche overlooking the Arabian Gulf. To get to Abu Dhabi you can fly into Abu Dhabi International Airport and collect your hire car from the arrival’s terminal, you can then drive on route 33 and then route 2 into the city. If you wish to see more of  the UAE, you could fly into Dubai and collect a rental vehicle from there - it takes around 2 hours to get to the city, depending on traffic.
 

Cheapest car hire in Abu Dhabi

Mini

Mitsubishi Mirage

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.07 EUR/day
Mitsubishi Mirage

7 Days rental at 168.53 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Chevrolet Spark

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.34 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 170.38 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 26.43 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 185.07 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Chevrolet Aveo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.72 EUR/day
Chevrolet Aveo

7 Days rental at 187.05 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 27.10 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 189.71 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Figo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.48 EUR/day
Ford Figo

7 Days rental at 199.41 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Sunny

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.10 EUR/day
Nissan Sunny

7 Days rental at 203.71 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Figo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 29.20 EUR/day
Ford Figo

7 Days rental at 204.40 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.37 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 205.59 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in Abu Dhabi based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

  • Abu Dhabi car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Abu Dhabi including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from AVIS, EUROPCAR.

Useful to know about Abu Dhabi

  • Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.
  • The city’s name means Father of Gazelle.
  • The city is built on a roughly T-shaped island.
  • Nearly a million people live there.
  • The city accounts for over half of the GDP of the Emirates.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Abu Dhabi

Best car rental companies in Abu Dhabi

6.7
No.2: EUROPCAR,
based on 17 reviews
80
60
50
60
80
21 min (average wait time)
6.7
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 29 reviews
80
60
60
50
80
14 min (average wait time)
6.6
No.3: THRIFTY,
based on 105 reviews
70
60
60
60
60
9 min (average wait time)

Abu Dhabi car hire information

  • 6.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    ALAMO
  • € 168.49
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 24.07
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 9
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Chevrolet Spark
  • 64
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Abu Dhabi

ItemPercent
January€ 35
February€ 36
March€ 39
April€ 28
May€ 30
June€ 30
July€ 31
August€ 31
September€ 34
October€ 30
November€ 31
December€ 35
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January€ 27
February€ 27
March€ 28
April€ 22
May€ 24
June€ 22
July€ 22
August€ 23
September€ 26
October€ 21
November€ 22
December€ 26
ItemPercent
January€ 131
February€ 127
March€ 100
April€ 97
May€ 95
June€ 79
July€ 86
August€ 91
September€ 85
October€ 86
November€ 97
December€ 106
ItemPercent
January€ 55
February€ 52
March€ 48
April€ 42
May€ 41
June€ 41
July€ 47
August€ 46
September€ 42
October€ 41
November€ 41
December€ 52
ItemPercent
January€ 251
February€ 240
March€ 229
April€ 156
May€ 237
June€ 221
July€ 235
August€ 251
September€ 228
October€ 236
November€ 240
December€ 255
ItemPercent
January€ 28
February€ 27
March€ 27
April€ 19
May€ 21
June€ 20
July€ 20
August€ 20
September€ 23
October€ 20
November€ 20
December€ 25
ItemPercent
January€ 95
February€ 96
March€ 77
April€ 63
May€ 61
June€ 51
July€ 61
August€ 56
September€ 55
October€ 49
November€ 63
December€ 76
ItemPercent
January€ 32
February€ 27
March€ 32
April€ 32
May€ 33
June€ 32
July€ 31
August€ 33
September€ 27
October€ 31
November€ 31
December€ 38

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

FAQs about car hire in Abu Dhabi

How much does car hire in Abu Dhabi cost?

Car hire in Abu Dhabi costs as little as €24.10 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €25.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €1103.30 per day from EDEL AND STARK LUXURY FLEET for a Ferrari 488 Spider.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Abu Dhabi?

5 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Abu Dhabi, including ALAMO, AVIS, EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Abu Dhabi?

None of the car hire companies in Abu Dhabi are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Abu Dhabi?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, EUROPCAR Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in Abu Dhabi with a score of 6.7/10

with EUROPCAR Franchise rated second best with a score of 6.7/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Abu Dhabi?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Abu Dhabi is €203.71 per week from EUROPCAR.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Abu Dhabi?

The cheapest car hire company in Abu Dhabi is EUROPCAR, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Mitsubishi Mirage available from as little as €168.49 per week.

How much is fuel in Abu Dhabi?

You can expect to pay €0.42/ltr of petrol and €0.48/ltr of diesel in Abu Dhabi. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Abu Dhabi?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Abu Dhabi with leading car hire companies such as AVIS, EDEL AND STARK LUXURY FLEET, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Abu Dhabi?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Fullsize Elite, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Luxury Elite, Mini, Mini Elite, Premium, Premium Elite, Special and Standard class rental cars in Abu Dhabi.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Abu Dhabi?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Abu Dhabi, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Abu Dhabi is €2218.82 per week from EDEL AND STARK LUXURY FLEET for a Porsche Boxster.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Abu Dhabi?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Abu Dhabi at the moment, however EUROPCAR rates start from just €168.49 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €168.49 from EUROPCAR in Abu Dhabi - Downtown or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Abu Dhabi?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Abu Dhabi is €168.70 per week with an average price of €181.30 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Abu Dhabi

Most popular car hire companies in Abu Dhabi

  • Europcar (tel: 971 2 6261441)
  • Alamo (tel: 26425115)
  • Budget (tel: 00971 2 4438430)
  • Thrifty (tel: 00971 (0) 2 4910088)
  • Edel and stark luxury fleet (tel: 0097148851335)
  • Payless (tel: 00971 2 4438430)
  • National (tel: 26425115)
  • Enterprise (tel: 97126425115)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Abu Dhabi

  • Europcar (KHALIFA STREET, ABU DHABI, 4399)
  • Alamo (ZAYED 1ST STREET KHALIDIYA, PLOT C-169, ABU DHABI, 75257)
  • Avis (Al Otaiba Building, Abu Dhabi)
  • Budget (Khalifa Residential Complex B, In front of Abu Dhabi Mall,Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi)
  • Thrifty (Ground floor, Entrance to Lulu Hypermarket)
  • Edel and stark luxury fleet (Abu Dhabi City, Abu Dhabi)

Car hire company ratings in Abu Dhabi

  • ALAMO : Rated 6.7/10 from 8 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 6.7/10 from 6 reviews
  • Thrifty: Rated 6.6/10 from 54 reviews
  • Payless UAE: Rated 5.4/10 from 15 reviews
  • Avis Europe Franchise: Rated 4.7/10 from 16 reviews
  • BUDGET EMEA Franchise: Rated 3.6/10 from 7 reviews

Other car hire locations in UAE

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