Several major international car rental companies provide their services in Al Maktoum International Airport. These are Budget, Alamo, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, Sixt, and some other smaller companies, such as Max Car Rental, Payless, Autorent, W&B Rent a Car. The information desks of the representatives of the companies are located in the arrival hall of the passenger terminals. The companies, whose car rental facilities are not placed in the terminal buildings, meet their customers and take them to the offices, where they will be able to receive their leased cars, free of charge.
The hire cost already includes all additional charges and taxes. However, if you need some additional options (for example, a baby seat, introducing the second driver into the contract, installation of navigator, and so on), you will have to pay extra in accordance with the fixed tariffs. All companies may offer a wide range of cars of different classes. According to the rules, you are required to present an international driver's license, but a domestic driving permit is often accepted, if the data are written in Latin alphabet.
The customers return the leased cars in Parking A, in Rental car return zone. When making a reservation, you can choose another place in the city where you will return a vehicle. Even if the contract is already signed, having notified the company in good time, you can change the site where the car will be returned.
You may hire a vehicle not only in a car rental office, but also with the help of the online service (for instance, flydubai or a similar one).
There are premium-class and economy car parks in the terminals of the airport. The premium-class parking lots (short-term ones) are located within 2 or 3 minute walking distance from the terminal. Economy parking is 10 minutes' walk away. Fortunately, you can get there by bus. The first two hours of parking are free of charge. Clients are offered to book parking spaces in advance through the online service of the airport's website.
Dubai International Hotel is situated in Terminal 3 of Al Maktoum International Airport. Hotels of different classes and costs with excellent service are found not far from the airport. These include Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel Dubai, JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel and others.