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Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Car hire Dubai

British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Dubai.

• Unlimited mileage
• 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance
• Collect Avios on every rental
• Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide

Enjoy complete freedom and flexibility on your holiday with car hire Dubai. Explore the glittering Emirates city and its stunning beaches at your own pace, visit the ‘Arabian Jewel’ Abu Dhabi, or go on a desert adventure.

Benefit from unlimited mileage with our Dubai car hire, in partnership with Avis. Choose the vehicle to suit your budget and requirements and collect it from a convenient location. Beyond the vibrant metropolis, the rolling dunes of the desert and superb resort hotels await. Or with its rich cultural heritage and exciting attractions, Abu Dhabi is well-worth the 90-minute drive from Dubai.

Explore Dubai at your own leisure

Economy car.

Economy car

Rent an Economy car on your holiday for an unforgettable road trip.

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Intermediate car.

Intermediate car

Upgrade to an Intermediate car on your fly-drive holiday.

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People carrier.

People carrier

Rent a people carrier, great for groups with lots of luggage.

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Discover Dubai’s varied areas

Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah

Experience the unique manmade island of Palm Jumeirah. Perfect for luxury holidays – this palm tree-shaped wonder exudes exclusivity. Not only does Palm Jumeirah offer captivating views of the glittering Dubai skyline by night, it hosts a prestigious collection of opulent hotels overlooking stunning private beaches. The island’s crowning glory is the palatial Atlantis The Palm hotel, with superb family facilities including an amazing aquarium and the thrilling Aquaventure water park.



Explore Dubai’s landmark-studded Downtown. Marvel at incredible city vistas from the 124th floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building at 828m high. An excellent view of the awe-inspiring Dubai Fountain – the biggest in existence – can be enjoyed from the gargantuan Dubai Mall - the globe’s largest retail and entertainment complex. Here, you can shop at over 1000 outlets and visit amazing attractions including the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, an ice-rink and multi-screen movie theatre.

Jumeirah Beach/The Walk

Jumeirah Beach/The Walk

Soak up Dubai’s year-round sunshine on the glorious ‘golden mile’ that is Jumeirah Beach. Unwind on its beautiful shores or try action-packed water sports like jet-skiing and wakeboarding. Take a stroll along the bustling strip known as ‘The Walk’, stopping for refreshment at one of the many beachfront bars or restaurants. Book a dhow dinner cruise and gaze at the glittering lights of the prestigious Jumeirah Beach Residences, including the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel.

Dubai Creek and Old Town

Dubai Creek and Old Town

Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Dubai’s traditional Old Town. Breathe in spice aromas as you wander around the souks, browsing the trinkets and textiles for sale. Or stroll down to the Dubai Creek to watch the loading and unloading of the Abras. Step back in time at historic Al Bastikaya and see the stunning Jumeirah Mosque illuminated at night. Learn about Dubai at a cultural breakfast organised by the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding.

The Desert

The Desert

For an authentic Dubai experience, leave the buzzing metropolis behind and go on a desert safari. Admire the rolling dunes on a relaxing hot air balloon or camel ride. For an adrenaline-fuelled adventure, try sand skiing or driving at exhilarating speed across the desert – otherwise known as ‘dune bashing’. Book the luxurious Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa and stay in a unique tent-shaped suite. In the evening, enjoy a romantic dune dinner under the stars.

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