Egypt car hire is simple with SIXT

Exploring Egypt by car adds to the adventure and our knowledgeable team is there to answer all your questions. Car hire in Egypt with SIXT is straightforward and you can choose from a fleet of high-quality vehicles that are, on average, three months old. Pick up a small economy vehicle or 4x4 – travel in luxury at competitive prices. The key areas of Egypt, such as Luxor, the temples and the Red Sea Coast as well as towns such as Sharm-El-Sheik, are easily accessible with your Egypt car hire. We have collection and drop-off points at convenient locations such as Cairo and Hurghada and Sharm-El-Sheik International Airports so you can collect your car as soon as you arrive in Egypt. 

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SIXT services in Egypt

SIXT welcomes you to Egypt and aims to make it as easy as possible to get around as you explore. Choose car hire in Egypt and feel secure on the road by choosing a premium 4x4 or consider a multiseater if you are in a group. Bookable extras such as a navigation system or an additional driver will help to make the journey easier as you can share the driving and avoid getting lost in the Egyptian road systems. Egypt may provide you with the inspiration to stay a while longer and in this case, you can look to us for help with other long-term hire options such as week-day hire or weekly-hire. 

SIXT services in Egypt

Good to know when you're visiting Egypt

Flexible car hire

With our flexi-return policy we can adjust pricing for whenever you return the car, whether early or late either, redeemed with partial discounts or a small extra fee.  

Driving Tips

Remember in Egypt that driving is on the right-hand side and there are strict penalties for not wearing seatbelts, talking on your phone while driving and children under 7 in the front.

Under 25 Car Hire

In Egypt we hire cars to those as young as 20 years old, Choice of car may be limited and there is a small surcharge for those under 25.  

Crossing Borders

Unfortunately, it is not allowed to cross any international border with the vehicle when hiring a car in Egypt from SIXT. 

Available Extras

We have extra times and plans to improve your trip - have a look at our available extras such as sat navs, child seats and extra protection packages.

License Requirements

If you wish to hire a car with us in Egypt the driver mujst present a full driving license that has been valid for at least a year. 

Best places to visit in Egypt

  • Luxor: An archaeologist's dream, Luxor offers a comprehensive glimpse into Egypt’s ancient past. Visit the Karnak Temple Complex, thought to be one of the biggest religious buildings in the world or take a trip to Medinet Habu, an ornately decorated temple on the west bank. From here you can also visit Valley of the Kings or take a hot air balloon ride over the city and its sights. 
  • Sharm-El-Sheikh: this resort town on the Red Sea Coast is popular with visitors because of its clear azure sea, white sands and beautiful coral reefs. For those who want to explore the world under the sea, whether through snorkeling or deep-sea diving this is the place to be. Dive sites allow you to explore both the diversity of marine life and some of the wrecks nestled on the sea bed.  
  • Aswan: After the frantic activity and energy in the bigger cities, treat yourself to some relaxation time in Aswan. Set on the meandering River Nile, this town has options to help you wind down. Take a sunset felucca trip around the islands off Aswan or hop on a camel to go and visit the Monastery of St Simeon or take a ferry over to Elephantine Island to see the ancient Nubian villages. 

Summer 2022 in Egypt

Summer in Egypt is slightly less popular for tourists due to the high temperatures but there are still benefits to visiting in summer. With the long summer days there’ll be plenty of beach time available, so hire a car and drive to Hurghada to go skin diving in the Red Sea. Alternatively take a day trip to Alexandria which is cooler than other cities and escape the heat in the Alexandria National Museum or the Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque which dates back to 1775. 

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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