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Do I require a Driving License and Insurance to rent a Car Dubai?

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What are the age requirements for hiring a car?

Each car hire company to rent a car Dubai or Online rent a car Dubai has its own age requirements, but most will rent a car offers in Dubai like Mitsubishi rental Dubai or Mini cooper rental Dubai to people between 25 and 65. If you're 21-25, you are likely to have to pay a young driver fee.

For more specific information, please refer to Terms and Conditions of every car during the booking process of the followings:

·        Rent a bus Dubai

·        Luxury van rental Dubai

·        Rent a car JLT Dubai

·        Cheap rent a car Dubai per month


How long do I need to have held a license for?

Most car hire companies to Rent a car deals in Dubai, Rent a car offers in Dubai or Rent a car in JLT Dubai will only rent to people who have held a full driving license for two years. A few will accept drivers to rent a car Dubai cheapest, Monthly rent in Dubai or Cheapest rent a car Dubai who have held a full license for one year. You'll find the license requirements of each car in terms and conditions to rent a car Dubai online or Rent a car offers Dubai.


Do I need an International Driving Permit (IDP) to rent a car?

When you hire a car, rent a bus in Dubai, Commercial van rental Dubai or 14 seater van for rent in Dubai abroad, if your driver's license is printed in the non-Roman alphabet (Chinese, Cyrillic, etc.), you are strongly recommended to be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. Any driver's license originating from countries not part of the International Driving Permit treaty must also be accompanied by an official translation in English. When renting Bus rental Dubai, Van rental Dubai, Dubai van rental with driver or Bus rental services in Dubai within the EU, customers from non-EU countries must also present an International Driving Permit along with their domestic license.

IMPORTANT NOTE: An International Driving Permit (often referred to as an International Driving License) is only a translation and does not replace the requirement for a regular driving license. Please show the staff both your local driving license and IDP at the counter, or you will be rejected to rent the car, Bus rentals in Dubai, Van rental in Dubai or Van rental Dubai with driver.


What is an insurance excess?

The excess is the amount you're liable for any vehicle like rental bus in Dubai, Bus for rent in Dubai or Van for rent in Dubai if you make a claim like a car is damaged (when it's covered under Collision Damage Waiver) or stolen (when it's covered under Theft Protection). This means that the car hire company for Van hire Dubai, Van for rent Dubai, Rent a van Dubai will not charge you the whole cost if the car gets damaged or stolen while you have it.

So if your excess is AED 250 and you make a claim for AED 1,000, the car insurance provider will keep the first AED 250 and give you the remaining AED 750. And if your excess is 0 and you make a claim for AED 1,000, the insurance provider will give you back AED 1,000.

If you want to reduce the excess, you can pay to upgrade your coverage when you pick up your car at the rental counter. You can find the details of the excess amounts for your booking in the terms and conditions and on your rental voucher.

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