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Rent A Car at Dubai Airport Terminal 1

Dubai International Airport Terminal 1 — an active travel hub that serves over 60 airlines and 20 million passengers each year. The terminal has modern features like an upgraded baggage system and departure hall after a major renovation that spanned over 520,000 square meters in 2013. The terminal prioritises efficiency, with 20-second smart gate immigration, 2,419+ public parking spots, and peak-hour capacity of 9,500 passengers.

Terminal 1 prioritizes passengers offering ATMs, currency exchange, car rentals, play areas, care rooms, restaurants, business centre, prayer rooms, and more. This commitment to a pleasant experience extends to FriendsCarRental — offers convenient car rental services at Terminal 1. FriendsCarRental at Terminal 1 allows you to explore the city hassle-free. We offer a wide range of vehicles and exceptional customer service making it an excellent complement to Terminal 1's commitment to a complete and swift transportation experience. Call to reserve a car!

Average Car Rental Rates at Dubai Airport

Renting a car at Dubai Airport Terminal 1 costs between 150 and 10,000 UAE Dirhams (AED) per day. The exact rental cost depends on things like the type of car, rental period and any additional amenities that are chosen. Friends Car Rental offers the best price to rent a car at Dubai Airport for as low as AED 150 per day.

To speed up the rental process make sure you have the following documents:

  1. Valid Passport/ Proof of Residence in Dubai
  2. Valid Driver's License/ International Driving Permit (IDP)
  3. Valid Credit Card/ Debit Card
  4. Proof of Age Requirement (Minimum 21 Years Old)

    Types of Cars Available for Rent

    Which car suits your preferences? Choose from our extensive fleet that features top brands like Lexus, Rolls Royce, KIA, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Lamborghini, Audi, Land Rover, BMW, Porsche, Ferrari, Bentley, Cadillac, Nissan and many more. For detailed information on each car and rental specifics - visit our car details page.

    Benefits of Renting a Car at Dubai Airport:

    • Convenience: Enjoy the convenience of getting off the plane and into the car of your choice. Save time and effort by not requiring additional transportation with Airport car rental.
    • Freedom to Explore: Explore Dubai and the nearby areas at your own pace instead of relying on the schedules of public transportation.
    • Airport Transfer Service: Leverage our airport transfer service to get from the terminal to the vehicle of your choice hassle-free. Say goodbye to baggage and family hassle as we handle the logistics to ensure a stress-free Arrival.
    • 24/7 Car Delivery: We are mindful that travel schedules don't always align with normal working hours. For this, we offer 24/7 car delivery services at the airport based on your schedule.

    Rent A Car With a Driver at the Airport

    FriendsCarRental Always prioritize your comfort and convenience. Our professional, RTA-approved drivers are waiting to meet you when you arrive here. Moving baggage and making sure the transition to your chosen car goes smoothly. Our service offers a luxurious and stress-free travel experience and available 24/7. Our drivers speak English, Arabic, French, Russian, Dutch, Polish, and other languages very well to make communication easy. Don't be late! Call today to rent a car with a driver. They know all of Dubai's roads very well and can help you get where you need to go quickly. We offer a broad selection of cars for you to choose from like Lexus, Rolls-Royce and Mercedes-Benz. Your journey will be even better with our clear prices and dedicated customer service team. We will make your every ride in Dubai unforgettable, whether it's a business trip, airport transfer or a special occasion.

    Driving Safety and Security

    Driving safely and securely in Dubai Airport area is important for a trouble-free trip. Following the local driving laws and rules will ensure a safe trip. Consider these tips to make driving in this area safer:

    Driving safety and security are important in any location near Dubai Airport. Here are some tips to help you drive safely in this area:

    • Follow traffic signals and speed limits [40 km/h to 120 km/h] in the Dubai Airport area.
    • Avoid using mobile devices while driving to avoid distractions and fines.
    • Be careful of aggressive drivers and maintain a safe following distance.
    • Park only in designated places to avoid RTA fines at the airport [parking charges range from AED 10 to AED 50 per hour].
    • Never drive a car while under the influence of alcohol.
    • Use the RTA Dubai App to get real-time traffic updates and information.
    • Stay calm and avoid confrontations in traffic.
    • Contact emergency services such as the police (999), ambulance (998), and fire department (997), if needed.
    • Maintain lane discipline and avoid unexpected lane changes.
    • Be particularly cautious at pedestrian crossings and allow pedestrians the right of way.
    • When you hear sirens, move over to the side of the road and let emergency vehicles go.

      Many fuel stations near DXB Airport are open 24/7 and provide premium unleaded gasoline. Fuel stations like ENOC, Emarat and EPPCO are among the best places to fill up. To make sure your rental car drives easily on Dubai's busy roads, you can fill up with E-Plus (91 Octane), Special (95 Octane), Super (98 Octane), or Diesel.

      Best Hotels and Places to Stay Near Dubai Airport

      Enjoy a wide range of luxurious hotels and other places to stay near Dubai Airport. Here are some highly recommended hotel options that provide exceptional service:

      • Hampton by Hilton Dubai Airport is 2.4 kilometers from Dubai Airport
      • Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Muraqabat is 2.1 kilometers from Dubai Airport
      • Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport is 1.6 kilometers from Dubai Airport
      • Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre is 1.9 kilometers from Dubai Airport
      • Premier Inn Dubai International Airport Hotel is 1.6 kilometers from Dubai Airport
      • The Movenpick Grand Al Bustan Dubai is 2.1 km from Dubai AirportJumeirah Creekside Hotel is 2.8 kilometers from Dubai Airport

        Dubai Airport Terminal 1 Nearby attractions

        Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport connects passengers to a world of international destinations along with a plethora of locally fascinating attractions. Located in the heart of the city, travellers can easily reach a wide variety of attractions that offer a fusion of modernism and culture.

        Nearby Attractions:

        • City Centre Deira - Approximately 3 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1
        • Dubai Creek - Approximately 4 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1
        • Dubai Festival City Mall - Approximately 7 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1
        • Dubai Frame - Approximately 10 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1
        • Al Mamzar Beach Park - Approximately 10 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1
        • Dubai Museum - Approximately 11 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1
        • DIFC Art Nights - Approximately 15 kilometers from Dubai Airport Terminal 1

          Enjoy hassle-free transportation at DXB Airport Terminal 1 with Friends Car Rental. Rent a car at Dubai Airport! Find a wide range of budget car rental choices. The hiring process will be hassle-free with our professional assistance. We offer low prices and a large selection of reliable cars. Start your journey from DXB Airport Terminal 1, we make renting a car effortless and enjoyable for you. 

          Frequently Asked Question

          Booking is a breeze! Visit the FriendsCarRental website or call us at +971555343340 to reserve your rental car. Also, you can walk into our rental desk counters at Terminal 1 to book your rental car.

          We are offering an extensive lineup of cars that are perfect for any occasion or group size. Choose from our luxury, sports, convertible, compact, SUV, van, economy, sedan, coupe and more.

          FriendsCarRental offers one-way rental option. If your plans change, we allow our customers to return the car to a different location. For additional flexibility, we also offer airport transfer services to major airports in the UAE.

          FriendsCarRental knows that trip plans can change and we're here to meet your needs, even during odd times. If you have a flight late at night or early in the morning, our rental services will still be here to help you. Please let us know in advance of time when you plan to arrive or leave and we'll make sure that the pickup or delivery process goes smoothly. Additionally, we offer options for assistance after business hours that give you the flexibility to pick up or drop off your rental car at any time. Your comfort is our priority.

          We understand that circumstances that happen are out of your control like a flight delay or missing your flight. At FriendsCarRental, we keep your satisfaction first. If this happens to you, please let us know right away by calling our customer service. We'll collaborate with you to make the necessary changes to your reservation. Also, it gives you the freedom to adapt to last-minute changes to your trip plans. As we care about your happiness, we're here to make the car hiring process as easy as possible — even if something unexpected happens.

          Don't stress out! We know that flight delays are out of your hands. When flight delays cause you to miss your scheduled time, we usually don't charge you. However, it's very important that you should inform us know if your trip plans change. Just call our customer service and they'll help you change the reservation so that it works better with your new arrival time.

          Yes, definitely! we value the flexibility of our customer's travel experiences. Simply update your reservation if your plans change. You can contact our customer service or visit our website to make changes like extending your rental period or switching to a different car. We're here to assist you in making sure that your rental agreement remains flexible as your trip plans change.

          No need to worry about late arrivals at FriendsCarRental. No matter what time it is, we are committed to providing excellent support. Rest assured that we are open 24/7.

          Yes, Of course! If your flight is late, we usually give you a 1-hour of grace period to return the car. We'll collaborate with you to ensure that the return process proceeds efficiently. Please let us know about the delay as soon as possible. We care about your happiness and want your rental car experience to be as stress-free as possible, even if your plans change at the last minute.

          We understand that travel plans can change at the last minute. We aim to be flexible and understanding in these kinds of cases. Please contact our customer service if you need to cancel due to having missed or were late for your flight. We will look at your specific situation and cooperate with you to find the best solution. That could be a refund or modification to your reservation.

          Don't worry! Please let us know as soon as possible if you arrive at a different terminal than the one you had planned. From where you are now, we'll show you the best way to get to the closest location or our rental office.

          FriendsCarRental is proud to be renowned as one of the best places to rent a car at Dubai Airport Terminal 1. We offer an extensive fleet of highly maintained vehicles, commitment to customer satisfaction and variety of rental choices that make us a trusted partner for your travel needs. No matter which Terminal you arrive at (Terminal 1, 2 or 3), we want every traveller to have a hassle-free and memorable car rental experience in Dubai.