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Tips to Help You Choose the Ideal Car Rental

It is equally important to choose the right rental car for your trip as is to decide on a location. When you are in a different city, nothing can be more frustrating than driving a car that doesn't meet your requirements. That's why it is wise to understand your needs and decide on an appropriate vehicle ahead of time. Here's a handy guide on how you can source and select the right car for your travel in Dubai. 

In a big city like Dubai, a car makes driving a breeze

City Driving

In a bustling city like Dubai, a compact car makes driving a breeze. You can either opt for a sedan or hatchback, depending on your preference. It allows easy navigation through the busy and narrow roads. Additionally, finding a parking spot can be very challenging, especially during peak hours. In such a scenario, having a compact car comes handy, as you can manage to park even in a tight parking spot. If you want to drive around in style, you can also consider renting a luxury sedan.

Day Trip

If you're planning to visit Dubai or any other city in the UAE, you know there are plenty of views and sights it has to offer. As such, a trip to Dubai would be incomplete without visiting the famous Burj Khalifa or Atlantis the Palm. Have a look at activities to do in areas surrounding your destination to ensure you have a memorable trip. If the plan seems like music to your ears, then you should consider looking for a car rental that is compact to easily drive in the city and simultaneously holds power and panache for a fun drive on remote roads. A sporty hatchback or enticing sedan with lots of grunt would be ideal for the trip.

For a long-distance drive choose a larger vehicle

Long Drive

If you're planning to drive out of town to enjoy the beauty that UAE has to offer, then your choice of the hired car will be different. For a long-distance drive, a larger vehicle such as an SUV or 4x4 is preferable as it offers more comfort so you can sit for more extended periods. It also has the required space for hiking, camping, or any other equipment you may want to take along with you. Besides that, they are also able to take you through the rugged terrains, the desert, and to discover hidden spots in the area.

Planning and Preparation

When you opt for a rental car, you must also take into consideration the places you want to drive to, activities, as well as the roads to the destination. You then have to find a vehicle that matches these needs. A bit of planning and research go a long way in helping you choose the ideal rental vehicle for your journey. We hope this article helps you in finding the perfect car rental for your trip to Dubai.

Required Documents to Rent a Car

If you are hoping to hire a car in Dubai the following documents need to be submitted in order to complete the booking process:

UAE Nationals & Residents
UAE Nationals & Residents
  • Original Passport or Copy (Residents)
  • UAE Resident ID Card
  • UAE Driver’s Permit
International Tourists
International Tourists
  • Original Passport or Copy
  • Stamped Visa Copy
  • A Valid International Driver’s Permit
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