Car rental in Qatar with Sixt can help you when planning a holiday to this desert peninsula. We offer top quality customer service and competitive rates on a wide range of rental cars at all our convenient branch locations in Doha. Whatever your budget or plans, our secure online booking is a quick and easy way to have a rental car to travel in comfort and style. Read on to find out how you can make the most of our car rental deals in Qatar and learn more about what this exciting destination has to offer.
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Rent a car at Hamad International Airport, or one of our hotel branches. All of our Sixt rent a car Qatar locations, including The Pearl and Salwa Road branches, are easily accessible to key travel routes, major tourist sites and premium shopping. Whichever branch you choose you will be able to set off in to explore the desert, scuba dive the warm Persian Gulf, or simply enjoy time at the beach in a top quality rental vehicle. As you continue reading you can see there is much more than just sea and sand in Qatar, so let our Places of Interest tips help you plan your travel itinerary.
With our car rental deals in Qatar you can generally expect to receive unlimited mileage. In our up-to-date fleet we host a diverse selection of car categories featuring models from some of the world's best manufacturers. With our affordable rates you can drive off in a luxury BMW or Mercedes-Benz rent a car in Qatar. Plus you can customize your car rental in Qatar with our useful add-ons. Book optional extras as you make your reservation online. Enhance the drive with a GPS, additional driver coverage or insurance protections. For extended vacations, we also offer a monthly rental specials. Let us know what you need for the best driving experience!
All foreign driver's licenses are valid in Qatar. For extended rentals up to six months, an International Driving Permit is required. If you plan to stay in Qatar longer than two weeks, check with your branch office for details before you book.
Anyone 21 years or older possessing a valid driver's license for at least a year can rent a car in Qatar. A few luxury vehicle groups require the driver to be at least 25, or 29 in some cases. Select your age on the booking page and it will show you exactly what is available for you to rent.
Sixt accepts all major credit cards at our Qatar branches, and there are no credit card fees for our rentals.
In case of an accident, the police and ambulance can be contacted by dialing 999. It is unlawful to move a vehicle if major damage, injury or lack of agreement between two parties exists. You must also inform Sixt immediately of any damage to the rental vehicle and complete the Accident Report Form provided with your vehicle's documents.
TIP: It is generally cheaper to rent a car at least three months before any high season. Free cancellation up to 24 hours before collection is almost always possible, but is dependent on the chosen tariff.
With its lavish budget, Qatar is constantly updating its roads, which are laid out in a thoroughly modern network of both two and three lane highways. Traffic congestion should be expected at peak hours along with disruptions due to road construction. Luckily, road signs are printed in English and Arabic which makes it easier to navigate around the country.
Envisioned as a beacon for promoting multiculturalism and global harmony the Katara Cultural Village near Doha is Qatar's largest, most multidimensional project. It offers a blend of 21st century galleries, theaters, concert halls and cutting edge facilities. Before shopping malls, the souq was the economic and social hub for Arabs, and the Souq Watif in Doha is its 21st century equivalent. This open air marketplace, fragrant with spices, perfumes and exotic incense, hums with activity as well as great food and fun. Venture off the main street to browse the many mud rendered shops that snake through a labyrinth of narrow alleyways. Doha's Museum of Islamic Art is a modern masterwork in the use of light and space and is home the largest collection of Islamic art in the world. High atop the West Bay of Doha, the sandstone facade of the State Grand Mosque is an imposing structure mixing traditional Arabic and modern architecture, exemplified by its huge outdoor spaces, crisp lines, minaret and sparkling half-moon designs.
Khor Al Udaid Beach is a true desert marvel. As the sea advances on the desert by day it forms an inland sea that constantly changes the shape and size of the surrounding dunes. As the day wanes, the sea begins to recede, revealing a sparkling array of colors at sunset and at night dunes as large as 130 feet high stand starkly amidst the starlit desert landscape. At the Brouq Nature Reserve visitors can enjoy Qatar's wildlife including the Arabian Oryx, gazelles, ostriches and the peninsula's flora and fauna. Dukhan Beach is among the most exotic beaches in the world with excellent surfing along gorgeous white sand, gently rolling hills and interesting limestone formations. For the true Qatar experience, nothing inspires more awe and wonder than a safari over the rolling dunes and flawlessly smooth sand that seemingly stretch forever in the vast Doha Desert.
Crossing the border with your Sixt car rental in Qatar is prohibited, more information can be found here: Rental Information.