Sharjah Car Rental | Rent a car Sharjah
The 3rd largest state of the United Arab Emirates. Sharjah’s history dates back 6000 years when its believed to have been called Sarcoa.
You can explore, experience and discover the secrets of the unique Arab lifestyle and Islamic culture. A good way to do so is by renting a cheap rental car.
Sharjah, one of the largest cities in the United Arab Emirates, is a fully-fledged suburban area with plenty of attractions. With historical monuments, museums and mosques, Sharjah is perhaps the only cosmopolitan city to feature in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman coastline. With our car hire services available at a great rate, there is no reason not to explore this beautiful area.
While you may have thought Sharjah was all about the sun and the desert dunes, the Natural History Museum offers you a different viewpoint. Featuring lovely species of plants and animals which are found along Sharjah’s awesome seashore, this museum is a delightful place to visit. With our car hire services in tow, you can visit a host of other museums in the city – the Art Museum, the Islamic Center and the Heritage Museum being a few examples.
Situated in the middle of the Burj Avenue and the Al-Maraija Road, Sharjah Heritage Avenue is a picturesque destination and a beautiful area where you can see plenty of old-styled houses, monuments and mosques. Certain places to visit in the Heritage Area are the Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, the Bait Al-Naboodah and the Souq-Al-Arsa.
The Al Hisn Fort is situated in very close proximity with the Sharjah Heritage Village and occupies most of its vast expanse. Renovated and turned into a museum representing the Sheikh culture today, the Fort was constructed in an Arabesque style during the 16th century and stands tall with its minarets and vantage points even today. A drive into the Heritage Village using Sharjah car rental services would allow you to see all of this and more.
More like an information centre with entertainment options geared towards children, the Sharjah Desert Park is a beautiful enclave in the vicinity of Sharjah, consisting of museums, galleries and play areas. A guided tour into the Desert Park would take you around the museums, art galleries and wildlife conservatories and give you an insight into the animal life in the Arab Peninsula.
A famous town square featuring modern attractions such as malls, shopping arcades, cafes and restaurants, walk plazas and promenades in its midst, the Al-Quasba is also called the ‘Eye of the Emirates’ and is more like the Waterfront Area with wide entertainment options. Sharjah also has various mosques such as the King Faisal Mosque and others, which can be visited using Sharjah car rental services. Car hire offers so many solutions for travel that it would be a shame not to take advantage of it.
You can also visit the vibrant city of Dubai nearby.
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Travel Restrictions Sharjah
Please note that if you intend to travel across country or state borders, restrictions may apply. Such cross-border charges may be applied at the rental desk.
If a car rental company is Off Airport the supplier will provide a free of charge shuttle bus to the local rental office.
When traveling we advise to carry some Dirham AED to avoid any unwanted surprises. At Sharjah Airport there are Money Exchange offices in order to change your local currency.
The local time code for Sharjah is GST.
When traveling to Sharjah make sure to check the local weather conditions in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
Sharjah has approximately 1.4 million inhabitants.
Drive your rental car in Sharjah
Driving around in the city of Sharjah with a rental car can be a hassle but not impossible. Its a good way to move around but we advise to have a look at the local traffic rules as they may vary with what you are used to. Take in mind that in rush hour traffic can be pretty dense and it can take longer before you reach your destination.I am traveling abroad but I do not know how to get to my car rental destination
Most car rentals offer a GPS navigation system to navigate your way to your destination. It has an extra fee which is described in the terms and conditions.
Please be advised as GPS navigation systems are subject to availability of the car rental companies.What documentation do I need to rent a car in Sharjah
A valid driving license in the name of the main driver and additional drivers is required, held for a minimum year requirement. An International License is also required, along with your own home license if you are renting out of the country where your home license was issued. Please always check in your own country for full details and requirements on where to obtain one.
Also a credit card in the name of the main driver is needed when you want to rent a car.Park your rental car in Sharjah
Parking your rental car in Sharjah can best be done in a garage. Its safer for you and your rental car. There might be the possibility to park your rental car in the outskirts of Sharjah and move around by public transportation which is not too expensive and will compensate for the parking fee you will need to pay if parking in the city center.
Take in mind that many big cities have a city center only accessible for locals or delivery purposes.Sightseeing with my rental car in Sharjah
Renting a car is a good way to go sightseeing, especially if there is a lot of distance in between the different sightseeing sites. This way you don’t depend on any buses or trains and you will be able to move around in the time schedule that you wish. This will give you more time to enjoy a scenery or simply pass more time in one place.