Buying a car is often the second-largest expense you’ll make after renting or buying your home. Even buying a pre-owned car in the UAE involves a considerable amount of investment. If you want to spread the cost and still get all the benefits of driving a new car, there is an alternative – car leasing.

At Hertz, we specialise not just in car rentals in the UAE, but in car leasing too. We’re here to keep you moving, whether you want a car for a week or need a longer lease agreement to keep you on the road for six months or more. So what is the difference between car hire and car leasing in the UAE? Here is our quick guide, and what you should be looking for in a car lease agreement.

What is the difference between car hire and car leasing?

If you want to rent a car in Dubai or anywhere else across the UAE, Hertz is your first choice. With a huge range of models and makes on offer, you can drive off in a Toyota CH-R or a Corolla Cross, a RAV-4 Hybrid or a Polestar 2. Whether you’re looking for a sleek sedan or a rugged 4×4, you’ll find your perfect match at Hertz.

Car hire can be a short-term agreement for a couple of days. For example, if you need a family car for a weekend event, you can make the most of our short-term car rental deals in Dubai or Abu Dhabi. But if you want a longer-term option to make the most of those summer holidays with the family as well as deal with the daily commute, you could look at one of our special car leasing packages. These are effectively long-term car rental deals with some great extras too.

Car leasing gives you the option to sign a deal for up to nine months or longer, and is ideal if you’re staying in the UAE for work for six months or a year, or simply don’t want the hassle of buying a car. With generous mileage allowances and extra benefits such as insurance and maintenance costs included, car leasing gives you the ability to budget your motoring finances too.

What’s on offer from Hertz?

The variety of monthly car rental offers is designed to suit your exact motoring needs, matching not just a car leasing deal but the right kind of vehicle to your driving requirements too.

Drive Green at Hertz, we understand the impact driving cars is having on the planet. So one of our most popular options for long-term car rental is our Drive Green Package. Take out a one, three or six-month car lease with a generous 2,500km allowance per month and you can drive a hybrid or EV that won’t cost the earth. We love the Polestar 2, a full EV that gives you a premium driving experience. The Polestar 2 is one of the most popular electric vehicles in Dubai. If you want more flexibility and a car that can cope with busy family life, choose from our selection of hybrid cars such as the RAV-4 hybrid or Toyota Corolla Cross hybrid.

Daily Drive If you live and work in the UAE our Daily Drive is a great choice. With a generous 4,000km monthly mileage allowance and car hire deals for one, three or six months, Daily Drive is ideal for urban professionals. Our car lease in Dubai and across the UAE means that you keep moving in one of our top-quality rental cars, with free doorstep delivery and collection for even greater convenience.

Urban Select This monthly car rental is our most flexible long-term lease agreement, giving you a whole month and up to 2,500km to cope with those last-minute plans. Heading off on holiday with the kids? Take out a monthly lease on a Toyota Corolla Cross and you’ve got the perfect combination of sedan and SUV for plenty of space for the family and all your luggage.

Super Saver With a whopping 5,000km monthly mileage allowance and the option of taking out a long-term lease of up to nine months, our Super Saver ticks all the right boxes. You can even add up to two additional drivers to your lease agreement, making this an ideal family choice. With guaranteed comprehensive insurance and a choice of top brands such as the Volvo XC40, the Toyota Camry, a Lexus IS 300 or even the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser, the sky’s the limit with this outstanding car lease deal.

If you want to rent a car in Dubai or across the UAE, call Hertz Car Rental today and talk to one of our friendly team. Or check out the different car lease deals online for more information.

Dubai Head Office, Al Rashidiya Dubai Airport Terminal 1 Dubai Airport Terminal 3 Dubai Motor City Dubai Marina Dubai Festival City Abu Dhabi Airport Al Reem, Abu Dhabi Al Reef, Abu Dhabi Sharjah Airport Al Hamra Mall, RAK

Dubai Head Office, Al Rashidiya

Address

Um Ramool, Rashidiya,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 2060206

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 07:00-22:00

Dubai Airport Terminal 1

Address

Terminal 1 Arrivals Hall, Dubai International Airport,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 2245222

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 24 hours

Dubai Airport Terminal 3

Address

Terminal 3 Arrivals Hall, Dubai International Airport,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 2203013

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 24 hours

Dubai Motor City

Address

Shop 8, Ground Floor, Foxhill 8, Motor City,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 4273200

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 08:00-20:00 Saturday; Closed

Dubai Marina

Address

Hertz - Dubai Marina City Premiere Marina Deluxe Hotel Apartment ,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 4226775

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 08:00-20:00 Saturday Closed

Dubai Festival City

Address

InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City,
Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 4 7011239

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 09:00 AM -05:00 PM Saturday; Closed

Abu Dhabi Airport

Address

AUH Terminal A Rental Returns, short term park 2nd level,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2805 8090 971 2805 8089

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 24 hours

Al Reem, Abu Dhabi

Address

Marina Square, Al Reem Island,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2 6320494

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 09:00 AM -06:00 PM Saturday; Closed

Al Reef, Abu Dhabi

Address

Al Reef Downtown, ,
Abu Dhabi ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 2 645 8488

Opening Hours

Sunday-Friday; 09:00 AM -06:00 PM Saturday; Closed

Sharjah Airport

Address

Inside Arrivals Terminal, Kiosk 2, Outside baggage claim area, Sharjah Airport,
Sharjah ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 6 5528290

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday; 08:00-20:00

Al Hamra Mall, RAK

Address

Unit 52, First Floor, Al Hamra Mall, Sheikh Muhammad Bin Salem Rd,
Ras Al Khaimah ,
United Arab Emirates 36800

Phone

971 7 2434386

Opening Hours

Sunday - Thursday; 10:00-22:00 Friday-Saturday; 10:00-23:59

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