kuwait country content
Kuwait

Car Rental in Kuwait

When you rent a car in Kuwait, you can choose from SIXT’s convenient locations in Kuwait City, Al Farwaniyah, and Salmiya to pick up your vehicle. Our top-notch fleet features a broad range of new vehicles that are available at an affordable price. Put the top down and drive through the city and into the desert in a stylish premium convertible or enjoy the extra space for family and friends that is afforded by an SUV. Whatever car category you select, you will be pleased with our friendly, English-speaking agents that are available 24/7 to help you. 

kuwait country side

SIXT Services in Kuwait

SIXT offers standard and premium sedans and SUVs in our fleet of brand-name vehicles, ensuring you’ll find the right vehicle with your car rental in Kuwait. Looking for a sportier ride? Select a premium coupe or convertible for your travels around Kuwait City and beyond. Don’t forget to include GPS or an additional driver to your rental to make the most of your driving experience. We even have child safety seats for the littlest passengers. Whether you for a weekend rental for a quick shopping excursion or you need a long-term rental for an extended stay, SIXT can meet your car rental needs. 

kuwait country content

Good to know when you’re visiting Kuwait

One-way car rental in Kuwait

We allow one-way rentals between stations in Kuwait, depending on the tariff.  
 

Accepted payment methods

We accept all major credit cards from internationally recognized companies, like Visa and MasterCard. Debit and prepaid cards, along with cash, are not accepted. 
 

Border restrictions

Cross-border rentals are by request only. Contact the station where you want to pick up your rental car for more details. 

Flexible rental options

If you are not sure about your travel plans, don’t worry. Simply choose the Pay Later option when booking and cancel your reservation free of charge. 
 

Car rental under 25 in Kuwait

The minimum age for a SIXT rental in Kuwait is 21, with a driver’s license held for 1 year. Some car categories have a higher minimum age.

Documents you need to rent a car in Kuwait

All drivers need to present a valid license held for at least 1 year. GCC nationals need their ID card, while international renters need both a passport and an international driving permit. 

Best places to visit in Kuwait

  • Kuwait City: Mosques, markets, museums and more! The capital city of Kuwait is a modern city located directly on the Persian Gulf. Here, you can spend a day at the beach, take in the view from one of the city’s skyscrapers, or tour Kuwait’s Grand Mosque, featuring the tallest minaret in the country. Stop by the Souk Al-Mubarakiya and try your hand at haggling in this traditional bazaar.  
  • Hawalli: Hawalli is a governorate of Kuwait City and a hub of many cultures. Use your car rental in Kuwait to find lots of shopping and dining opportunities. Be sure to try some machboos, Kuwait’s national dish, while you’re in town! Some favorite attractions include the Bayan Botanical Garden, the Mirror House that is covered with mosaics, and the Bait Al Othman Museum. 
  • Failaka Island: A ferry ride away from Kuwait City, Failaka Island was deserted during the Gulf War in the 1990s, and most of the buildings remain abandoned. The island is especially interesting to budding archeologists; it has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, and there are several excavation sites located there. Bring a picnic lunch as there are very few shops on the island. 
     

Summer 2021 in Kuwait

Summer temperatures run high in Kuwait, especially in July and August, when the mercury regularly climbs above the 100°F mark. This is a great time to hang out at the beach. Kuwait City’s Aqua Park waterpark is a fun place for families. Malls are also popular places to escape the heat. The Avenues Mall in the Rai area of Kuwait City is Kuwait’s largest mall, where you’ll find the typical shops and restaurants as well an escape room, indoor amusements, kids’ activities and even an ice-skating rink. 

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

sixt airport
locations in Kuwait

see all airport locations