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Driver's License in United Arab Emirates

To rent a car and drive in the United Arab Emirates the driver must present a valid driver's license which has been held for at least 1 or 2 years (according to different car rental company).


Customers with the following national driver's license can drive in the United Arab Emirates without an International Driving Permit (IDP): Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland. Please note that customers from Greece, Japan, Korea and Turkey must present a valid translation of their licenses approved by the Council or Embassy.


All other customers must present a valid International Driving Permit (IDP) together with their original driver's license at the time of rental.


*Attention! Some car rental companies would have different requirements. Please check Terms and Conditions during the booking process.


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M.Tandon

December 3, 2019 Destination: Dubai

2They have a bad vehicle and charged hearty amount to upgrade it later Cheats

Extremely poor service

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S.Varghese

December 3, 2019 Destination: Dubai

7.3Good

Avis have to check whether the registration document is available in the car. Even after informing them they didn't provided it.

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A.Molnar

December 3, 2019 Destination: Dubai

10Excellent

Smooth pick-up and drop-off.

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S.Paruchuri

December 1, 2019 Destination: Dubai

4Average

Too much waiting to pick car . They charged extra money which is no mentioned in the email. Can you please my refund 12$ money back.

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M.Alshaer

December 1, 2019 Destination: Dubai

6.3Need to work with your local partners to make car hire a good choice

The office didn't have any car ready and had to wait for almost 60 minutes to find me one. I requested Honda however, they got me a Nissan. Staff are friendly but have to turn clients much faster.

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A.Abu Ghalwa

December 1, 2019 Destination: Dubai

6.3Good as usual

The car is in good condition, however there is black film in the back glass, and half of the windshield “Really back” that you cannot see anything through it or in the back from the mirror... I am not sure how this is allowed!!

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November 30, 2019 Destination: Dubai

7.7easy to find but delivery time can be improved.

Took 30 minutes to get a car. It was not clean on the outside. The inside was clean.

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L.M.C.

November 30, 2019 Destination: Dubai

6.3Just ok.

They gave us a "similar" model. We ended up driving a ford eco sport wich was not spacious at all. Mitsubishi would have been more spacious.

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Syed Mohammed Adil

November 24, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8Remarkable

Got an upgrade so was a good deal

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November 23, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9.7Fantastic

The Gentleman who helped me at the front desk when signing the contract ( Jim ) was a fantastic guy. Very professional indeed.

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H.Abonadi

November 22, 2019 Destination: Dubai

7.7Good

It was good but the staff was not friendly.

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S.Chauhan

November 22, 2019 Destination: Dubai

10Excellent value car hire!

They did offer me an upgrade for a very small additional fee but I wanted a larger boot so stuck to the original booking.

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W.Khan

November 20, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8.3Competitive prices with a good service

I didnt get the car which I had booked however alternative was good enough with lots of space for luggage. Car needed air in the tyres and that should have been done before the collection. Counter service was good however collecting the car took longer than I expected. After the rental I have seen 2 transactions on my credit card and it would be good if EasyRentCars would send an invoice either via email or in the app explaining the charges.

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J.ALAWADHI

November 18, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8.3It was good but too much worry on how they will treat you back

All fine but car scaring client to go with insurance ??? Also dropping the car scared me as they are even looking if there is small scratch to charge you????

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November 13, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

9.7Excellent

Depending on customer service . Last year was bad in Dubai .

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M.Caplick

November 12, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

10Outstanding Car and Servicd

Hired an Infinity. Avis gave us a Jaguar. Amazing car. Outstanding service. Really appreciated the whole experience.

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Zoonzed

November 2, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8.7Very Good

The man at the counter claimed I ordered a car at terminal 1 but the voucher was clear from at terminal 2. He said he didn't have a car and that he would lend us a bigger but surcharge. We said that we didn't want the car we ordered. Then he called somewhere and suddenly the car was ready. Instead of a Toyota two door it was Nisan Suny but it was ok. Be careful not to be persuaded to another car.

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S.Varghese

November 1, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8Ok....

The time taken to serve each customer is too long. They should be doing this fast to allow the customers to leave the airport after the long or short flight.

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F.F

October 30, 2019 Destination: Dubai

10Rapide et efficace

Première fois que la personne au guichet est aussi adorable, souriante et efficace.

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Georgi Mateev

October 27, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9Excellent

The vehicle was in a good condition. Pick-up and drop-off were fast enough.

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M.Alam

October 22, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8.7Good experience, pickup was a little bit long, besides that, it was all good

I did have to wait a while before the car was ready. Usually I wouldn’t mind but with a tired crying baby it was hard. i was expecting and looking forward to driving the Mitsubishi Eclipse, i was given a ford eco sport, car wasn’t too bad.

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October 17, 2019 Destination: Dubai

5.3Easyrencars was great but avoid EUROPCAR DUBAI at all cost if you want to survive in the desert

received car with failed battery, drive to the middle of desert and battery ran flat after turning of for 2 minutes. spent 24 hours trying to sort out the battery and get a replacement car but it never arrived. Will not risk my life renting from them ever again and DO NOT RECOMMEND anyone to do so

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Syed Mohammed Adil

October 15, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9Short and sweet

Got a Nissan kicks spacious car felt a need for more punch

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A.Alshehri

October 14, 2019 Destination: Dubai

5.7With you was very good with fast cars was very bad

Very bad experience from Fastcars, they want to sell upgraded insurance, when I refused they started to threaten that if any scratch happens they will ask for 2500, they repeated that (philipno lady) Their location needs a taxi from T2 to T 1 i paid 90 dirham both ways. Then upon inspection they refused to note small scratches and they delayed me for around 30 minutes to bring the car. I called them on their dxb branch they don’t answer calls. They are really bad with customers

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M.THOMAS

October 6, 2019 Destination: Dubai

6Terrible experience with awful Passat ! Noisy from the beginning at the pick up but told me it is no

Terrible experience with awful Passat ! Noisy from the beginning at the pick up but told me it is normal for this model of car.... every day I struggled to switch off ... and finally the battery died blocking me more than 2 hours waiting for assistance. Battery dead, don’t turn it off and drop off at Europcar . Done after refueling with motor on! no commercial gesture, no considération, not a single word to apologize for the situation with their old car ! Never Europcar again

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F.Alasmari

October 3, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9Excellent

They not accept the insurance and they asked me to pay again

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F.Alasmari

October 3, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8.3Normal

Car was not ready and the the counter staff on drop-off not professional, I will not be back to rent from FAST anymore.

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W.Alem

October 2, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9Thumbs up for easyrentcars

Not flexible with time of pick up

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A.Alessa

September 25, 2019 Destination: Sharjah

3Poor

The car wasn’t clean , it has a bad smell , the petroleum wasn’t full . They didn’t accept a credit card with enough amounts that was expected in many countries. They charges wasn’t clear for me and after I return the car they charge an d they didn’t send me an invoice with details. Very bad experience with a bad company.

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H.Elessawy

September 20, 2019 Destination: Dubai

4.7Friendly interface and wide variety

Horrible service, after waiting for almost 40 min, they got me a messed up old car with very loud squeek noise although I have booked it a week earlier. They wanted to charge me extra for exchanging it and delivering it to the airport. After returning it, they blamed me for a hubcap scratch which i could not verify since I was handed the car in a dark parking lot outside of the airport.

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K.Alsaif

September 19, 2019 Destination: Dubai

8.7Very good rental experience. Smooth as usual.

I was given an upgrade and the car (apart from some minor scratches) was in great condition and had only 5000 kilometers.

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Amjid Ali

September 12, 2019 Destination: Dubai

5Very dirty

Very dirty car and very old.not cleaned and in a poor condition inside and out. Use another hire company.

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r.Lateef

September 11, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9.7Very competitive, car was exellent. collection and drop of was effecient less than 10 minutes.

The car exceeded my expectation, it was just what I needed in Dubai. I found Europcar cheaper than anyone else in this car range.

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B.Alalmai

September 7, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9Wonderful

The car was exactly same information, picture and specifications as mentioned and the status of the car was fantastic.

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A.Kamoona

September 6, 2019 Destination: Sharjah

6.3Average

Time spent on pick up or drop off is above average. The car seats were dirty No hidden fees are found

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M.Alalawi

September 4, 2019 Destination: Dubai

7.7Good

No cruise control The terminal is too far from arrival terminal

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S.Varghese

September 2, 2019 Destination: Dubai

7.3Good

Car is little old with more than 50000 km done.

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A.Abu

September 1, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

7.3Good

I was given extremely dirty car

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T.M.

August 29, 2019 Destination: Dubai

7.3Overall good experience but could be improved (eurocar). Booking was very straight forward and easy.

Car was not ready by the time we got to the counter (delayed on landing). The tolls in Dubai were a bit of a surprise as this was not made clear on pickup.

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F.Alsalem

August 28, 2019 Destination: Dubai

3Experience with Fast rent car is very bad.

1- during the process to receive the car told me model 2017 even i asked for new model!!!!!! 2- during pick up the car I waited around 30 minutes (that’s bad) 3- when they brought the car was very old car 2015 4- the car very dirty 5- the battery of the car died after 3 days 6- when I called emergency number 800 nobody answered 7- i called ALAIN branch thanks god they answered and bring another car. In the end I will not go again with Fast rent car they are ver unprofessional people

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AKHLAQ

August 28, 2019 Destination: Dubai

10it was excellent experince, but i need info that how and when my deposite was be refunded.

its almost 9 days now since i returned the car but i Have not received yet any email confirmation from Fast rent a car inorder to refund my deposite. akhlaq_isb@hotmail.com 00966 59 120 1687

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August 28, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

9.7Good. Nothing disturbing

NA

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a.qaedi

August 27, 2019 Destination: Dubai

5.3Average

So bad, they cut my money and no body answer when i call, still they not return my money

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F.Yousef

August 24, 2019 Destination: Dubai

10It’s very easy way to took your car.your app made it easier

Excellent

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H.Malik

August 24, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

9.3Excellent

Car was clean but didn’t washer fluid. Overall car could’ve been cleaned a bit more.. but overall service was excellent..would definitely use and recommend Hertz to others.

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M.Chamma

August 22, 2019 Destination: Dubai

9.7Excellent service

All good

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S.Guo

August 21, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

5.3Aircon wasn’t working and had to drive back to airport for a replacement car which was a big hassle

Aircon wasn’t working and had to drive back to airport for a replacement car which was a big hassle - no apologies or recovery service of any form by Budget.

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S.Al Shemeili

August 21, 2019 Destination: Sharjah

10Well done

Thank you for your service and waiting for my points to receive

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Abdul Zahid

August 20, 2019 Destination: Dubai

2.7Terrible

Perfect driver attitude but arrived at the desk and the guy not there, an hour later looking for him, no apology whatsoever, makes life even more difficult no customer service skills available! Worst experience at a rental front desk, when checking the car, the driver lovely guy he knew i was frustrated so he was trying to keep things calm.

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R.Fida

October 21, 2019 Destination: Abu Dhabi

9.3a wonderful time

it was a very pleasant experience and i am looking into repeating it, many thanks.

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Frequently asked questions

Q1.What is an insurance excess?

The excess is the amount you'll only be liable for in case of damage(under Collision Damage Waiver) or theft(under Theft Protection) of the vehicle.
Information about the excess will be clearly stated in the price inclusion when you reserve a car on EasyRentCars.

Q2. How can I add an addtional driver?

You are advised to make a request upon your arrival at the rental counter. Additional charge per day will incur unless '1 Additional Driver Included' is stipulated on the rental.
Please note that the same licence and age requirement applys to the additonal driver. The addtional driver is supposed to present the required licence document along with the main driver at pickup.

Q3.What if I want to pick up or drop off my rental car out of office hours?

EasyRentCars will show you the car offers available at your chosen time on the search results.
However, pick-up or drop-off out of general opening hours may subject to an extra fee unless self-service pick-up or drop-off is available.
After you reserve a car on EasyRentCars, we will inform you of specific policy of the car hire company by email.

Q4. Can I take the hired car to another country or cross border?

If you want to pick up your car in one country and drop it in another, your search results will show you cars you can do that with.
If you're planning to cross any borders during your trip, bear in mind:
1. You may have to pay more.
There are often extra fees, taxes or additional cover you'll pay at the car hire counter.
2.It may not be allowed.
Depending on where you're hiring, you may not be able to take your car to another country.
Please email us if you want to take your hire car into a different country during your trip, and we'll talk you through your options.

Q5. Can I pick up my car at one location and return it at different location?

Yes. You can pick up the vehicle in one place and drop it off in another. An ‘one-way fee’ will incur. Whether it is inclued in the rental price or what additional cost may arise will be clearly stated at the time of booking on EasyRentCars.
Please inform the car hire company of your drop-off location when you pick up the vehicle or contact them directly during your trip. You will find a phone number on the rental agreement you signed at pickup.

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