United Arab Emirates

Car hire in the United Arab Emirates

We recommend car hire in the United Arab Emirates to explore the country at your own pace. You can make use of our convenient branches across UAE, like at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Or take advantage of popular city centre locations, like our Dubai Palazzo Versace branch. Choose from a wide range of vehicles from top brands like Mercedes-Benz and Alfa Romeo. If you’re planning to stick to one city in your trip, we recommend hiring an economy or standard vehicle, which works great for navigating urban areas. For those exploring further afield, we recommend a 4x4, which you can even use for driving on the dunes. 

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SIXT services in United Arab Emirates

Car hire in the United Arab Emirates with SIXT is convenient, whatever your plans. If you are travelling with the family consider one of our SUVs, which have extra room for passengers and luggage. Easily add a child seat to your booking when travelling with young children. We also offer flexible hire periods, with weekly hire being a popular choice for family holidays or groups trips. Our sedans are popular with business travellers, choose one-day hire for a meeting, or long-term hire for your business needs. Add a sat nav to your booking so you always stay on schedule. 

SIXT services in United Arab Emirates

Good to know when you're visiting United Arab Emirates

One-way Car Hire

If you are finishing the trip at a different branch simply select the other location using the online booking tool to see if this is an available option.   

Available Extras

If you need some extras for the journey be sure to have a look at our available extras such as sat navs, child seats and extra protection packages.   

Licence Requirements

National licences that are valid for at least a year from the UK and EU are generally accepted. It’s always best to check ahead to see if an IDP is needed from your country.

Crossing Borders

It is only possible to take the car into neighbouring Oman. This must be requested ahead of time and a charge will incur.  

Payment Methods

We accept internationally recognised credit cards such as Mastercard, VISA, American Express. Unfortunately using prepaid or debit cards is not possible.  


If you plan on using toll roads in the UAE we can offer our Express Toll Unlimited service. This allows unlimited use of automated tolls in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. Ask at the pickup branch.

Best places to visit in United Arab Emirates

  • Dubai: Dubai is home to the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, where you can take in amazing views of the city. Or visit the Palm Islands, which are famous due to the fact they are man-made, here you can find luxurious hotels and restaurants. Shopping is another popular activity in the city, we recommend starting at the Dubai Mall, which is the largest shopping centre in the world. 
  • Abu Dhabi: The capital of UAE is home to large areas of desert where you can enjoy unique activities like sand boarding and camel riding. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the city's most famous attraction and the biggest mosque in UAE. In the evenings enjoy the Emirati and Arabic cuisine in one of the many restaurants. 
  • Sharjah: Avoid the crowds in Sharjah, where you can still enjoy plenty of things to do, from the Buhaira Corniche, where you can take a walk by the water or enjoy a coffee stop in one of the many cafes, to the Museum of Islamic Civilization, which contains artifacts that have great importance in the history of Islam. Al Mamzar beach and park is also a great place to relax after a day sightseeing. 

Winter 2021 in the United Arab Emirates

The winters in UAE are fairly mild and it’s a great time for sightseeing and hiking. Jebel Jais is the highest peak in UAE and is a great place to hike in the cooler months. You can also visit Ski Dubai which is a large indoor ski centre. Camping is another great thing to experience, head to the popular Fujairah Beach where you can pitch your tent right by the water. Or with car hire in the United Arab Emirates, you can have a more secluded camping experience and drive to Liwa in Abu Dhabi. 

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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