FAQs about hiring a car in Dubai
What’s the speed limit in Dubai?
Speed junkies will rejoice to hear that Dubai has some of the fastest highways in the world with the freeways going all the way up to 140 km/h (86 mph). Aside from those roads however, the standard range of speeds is 40 km/h (25 mph) to 60 km/h (37 mph) on residential roads and 100 km/h (62 mph) on rural roads.
How are gas prices in Dubai?
It may come as a surprise to most visitors, but petrol prices on average in Dubai are actually no cheaper than the typical prices seen in the United States. On average, petrol prices in Dubai sit around Dh2.50 ($0.68) per liter. In gallons, that is the equivalent of Dh9.46 ($2.58) per gallon.
What type of car is recommended for driving in Dubai?
If you want to fit in, a luxury sports car is certainly the best hire option for Dubai. However, if you are just looking to get around, then you really have your pick of the litter as the streets and roads in Dubai will fit vehicles of all sizes. Petrol is also affordable, so even a petrol guzzler will do alright on the streets of Dubai.
What about traffic violations?
Almost all the roads in Dubai are radar controlled and you must adhere to the speed limits which are highlighted on the road signs. Otherwise you gonna pay costly tickets starting from 600 AED up to 3,000 AED