Driving in Dubai

Driving in Dubai

Driving in Dubai is not for everyone, but by hiring a car you will get to see parts of the province that the normal holidaymaker of businessman visiting Dubai misses!

In Dubai cars are left hand drive and people drive on the right side of the road, as in the US, Canada and most of Europe.

In order to rent a car in Dubai you must present a valid national or international driving license.

The traffic regulations are considerably strict in Dubai so familiarise yourself with the driving laws and remember to regularly check the speed limit.

It is simple to rent a car in Dubai.

The majority of  car rental companies can arrange for you to pick up your vehicle at the airport which saves you the hassle of organising and paying for transport when you land in Dubai. Alternatively your rented car can be delivered to any of  the hotels in dubai that you are staying in.

Dubai has a brilliant road infrastructure making the roads safe and easy to drive on. The petrol is also cheap.

If you want to have an adventure and travel around you may need to be issued with a temporary driving licence if you want to drive to another Emirate state in the UAE but you must check first with your car rental provider.

There are a variety of vehicles which can be rented from luxury convertibles to 4×4 vehicles.

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