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Beirut Car Hire

Beirut Car Hire

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Beirut car hire information

Pick-up location Beirut
Rental locations 31
Airport locations 11

Beirut car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Avis
Best rated
7.6 Good (2,260 reviews)
3 locations in Beirut
Avis
Locations in Beirut
Army Street
+961 176 2616
Ashrafieh Street (Facing Spinneys)
+961 176 2621
Beirut International Airport
+961 176 2624
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Avis reviews in Beirut

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Rated no. 2
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (4,176 reviews)
5 locations in Beirut
Budget
Locations in Beirut
Achrafieh Street
Beirut Airport
Budget Kantari
Freeway Center
Hotel Arjan Rotana Rawcheh
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Rated no. 3
Europcar
europcar
7.6 Good (352 reviews)
1 location in Beirut
Europcar
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport
+961 367 0323
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Rated no. 5
Hertz
6.7 Good (19 reviews)
2 locations in Beirut
Hertz
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport
+961 162 8999
Min. Industry & Petroleum Bldg
+961 142 7283
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Sixt
sixtrentacar
4 locations in Beirut
Sixt
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport
+961 170 7505
Corniche Almazraa, Main Road
+961 170 7505
Monte Libano Center
+961 188 3388
Rouche Australia street
+961 326 6882
Sunnycars
sunnycars
3 locations in Beirut
Sunnycars
Locations in Beirut
Fuad Chehab Street
In Terminal
Saray Street
keddy by Europcar
keddy
2 locations in Beirut
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Beirut
Beirut International Airport- Desk In Arrival Hall
Saarti Building Fuad Chebab Street- Sin El Fil-Dekwaneh (Cityrama)
Alamo
alamo
1 location in Beirut
Alamo
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan
+961 182 6476
GREEN MOTION
greenmotion
1 location in Beirut
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport Desk In Arrival Hall
+961 8131 4862
MEXRENTACAR
mexrentacar
1 location in Beirut
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Beirut
Rayan Building- Ground Floor - Golden Tulip Hotel Backstreet- Jnah, Beirut
National
national
1 location in Beirut
National
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan Sultan Ibrhim St
+961 182 6476
Spin Rent A Car
spinrentacar
1 location in Beirut
Spin Rent A Car
Locations in Beirut
Ahmad El Solh Street - Alrayan building
+961 8131 4862

Car hire locations in Beirut

When to book a hire car in Beirut

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Top tips for renting a car in Beirut

  • As a visitor to this small Lebanese city, rent a car rather than relying on the slow and crowded public buses. With the Mediterranean on one side and the mountains on the other, you can enjoy the freedom of exploring Beirut’s sights by car. Drive north in your hire car to discover Jbeil, one of Lebanon’s oldest districts.
  • Excited to rent a car on your Beirut vacation? If you fly into Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport, you will find only one terminal with four floors. The car hire desks are located on level one of the arrivals hall. There is also a Meet & Greet Service in the arrivals hall for car hire companies located off-site.
  • As a first-time driver in Beirut, you must remember to drive on the right side of the road and pass on the left. It’s acceptable to use your horn to alert other drivers and pedestrians when you’re passing. Driving around Beirut can be a bit of a challenge due to the lack of street names, and there is also limited lighting on some roads.
  • Beirut’s main rush hour is between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. If you drive along Corniche el Mazraa you can expect heavy traffic, especially in the morning, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, as well as in the afternoon, around 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm. It’s best to completely avoid driving into the city on a Sunday evening. If you plan on driving to the mountains, avoid traveling on a Friday evening or a Saturday morning.
  • Book your rental car in Beirut at least 3 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Beirut

What is the cheapest hire car agency in Beirut?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest hire cars were found at City Car ($36/day), GREEN MOTION ($36/day) and Avis ($52/day).

What is the best hire car agency in Beirut?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Beirut are Alamo (8.7, 43600 reviews), National (8.2, 3781 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2260 reviews).

What is the cheapest car hire location in Beirut?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at City Car Beirut International Airport (8 kilometres from the city centre).

How can I find hire car agencies near me in Beirut?

Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best hire cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Beirut?

Beirut features mainly large, four-lane highways that suit a wide range of vehicle sizes. As the city is quite hilly, renting an intermediate or standard car would be ideal for all types of roads and driving conditions. If you want to take a trip out to the coast or mountains you should opt for a spacious, comfortable SUV.

What's the speed limit in Beirut?

The speed limits in Beirut are 31 mph in urban areas and the city center, while the limit is 62 mph on major highways and rural roads. When you are driving along Beirut’s roads, you must look out for mobile speed traps manned by the police -- it’s best to stick to the speed limit to play it safe.

How are gas prices in Beirut?

When it comes to filling up your hire car in Beirut, expect to pay more. Petrolis over 30% more expensive to buy in Lebanon, than in the USA. In Lebanon, the average petrol price is 1285 ل.ل. per liter compared to the higher price of 1740 ل.ل. in Beirut. With the flexibility and comfort that a hire car can provide, however, it is certainly worth it.

Where are the best places to park in Beirut?

Generally, Lebanese drivers tend to park anywhere, with double parking being very common. However, it’s best to park in managed parking lots with attendants. Within Beirut you will find multi-story and off-street parking lots as well valet parking at most hotels and restaurants. On-street parking usually has a maximum duration of 2 hours. A great place to park is on the Martyrs' square, under Beirut Souks. Hamra Street and the surrounding area also has many parking options.