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Pick-up locationBeirut
Rental locations32
Airport locations11

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From $45/dayRated #1
Hertz
Best rated
7.5 Good (8 reviews)
2 locations in Beirut
Hertz
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport+961 1 628 999
Monday08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday08:30 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 16:00
Friday08:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:30 - 16:00
Min. Industry & Petroleum Bldg+961 1 427 283
Monday08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday08:30 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 16:00
Friday08:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:30 - 16:00
  • 7.2
  • 7.7
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7.5
Recent reviews
4.0 OkayAug 27 2019
Pros: The price was ok.Cons: The brakes weren't working properly. The tires were not safe to drive, and should be replaced. The steering wheel vibrates on high speeds. The car's power outlet didn't work, so i couldn't charge my phone while driving.
8.0 ExcellentAug 17 2019
Pros: clean car , staff attitudeCons: low fuel , need more improve in handing over the car
8.0 ExcellentApr 22 2019
Pros: Quite easy and friendly staffCons: The car wasnt really clean and the breaks werent working good enough
10.0 ExcellentNov 13 2016
Great!Pros: The office is clean and comfortable. The stuff are really nice people. No hassle drop off. The car was top notch.Cons: It was hard to find exact address of the office. Would be useful if owners put it on Google Maps.
7.6 GoodOct 28 2016
Cons: the mileage says unlimited while at the offices of hertz they said that it was limited to 150 km per day and any extra kms will be charged.
8.8 ExcellentOct 9 2016
A good car with a cheaper ratePros: Clean car - Swift service and convenienceCons: The brakes of the car is very weak though it's a new car
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From $40/dayRated #2
Sixt
7 Good (3 reviews)
4 locations in Beirut
Sixt
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport+961 1 707 505
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Corniche Almazraa, Main Road+961 1 707 505
Monday09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday09:00 - 19:00
Thursday09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 19:00
Saturday09:00 - 19:00
Monte Libano Center+961 188 3388
Rouche Australia street+961 326 6882
  • 8
  • 8
  • 6.6
  • 8
  • 4.6
Recent reviews
5.6 OkayApr 14 2017
Very expensivePros: Pick up/Dropoff very easyCons: Very expensive for that kind of economic car. Found better and cheaper. Insurance more expensive than rental. does not worth it
5.6 OkayMar 12 2017
Cons: The price through the broker is too high. I paid 104$ although the rent is 37$
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From $37/dayRated #3
City Car
Most popular
6 Good (1 review)
7 locations in Beirut
City Car
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Downtown Office
Beirut Four Seasons Hotel
Beirut International Airport
Beirut Movenpick Hotel
Beirut, Lebanon+961 180 3308
Mont Lebanon Habtoor Hotel
Mont Lebanon Rotana Hotel
  • 10
  • 4
  • 6
  • 2
  • 8
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodFeb 14 2019
Cons: I wasnt able to cover my car with insurance. The company said that they don’t sell insurance The pick up time was something like one hour. Thats so slow
From $36/dayRated #4
Avis
5.8 Okay (6 reviews)
3 locations in Beirut
Avis
Locations in Beirut
Army Street+961 1 762 616
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Ashrafieh Street (Facing Spinneys)+961 1 762 621
Monday08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday08:30 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 16:00
Friday08:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:30 - 16:00
Beirut International Airport+961 1 762 624
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
  • 5.6
  • 6.3
  • 5.6
  • 6
  • 5.6
Recent reviews
3.6 MediocreDec 29 2016
Damaged VehiclePros: not muchCons: I rented this full SUV vehicle but got shorted since the back seats would not fold or operate. The Avis tech tried to fix it but was unsuccessful. They promised that they will find me a replacement vehicle and replace the once I rented withing couple of hours. They never even called. I was stuck with this care for the whole week and AVIS-Beirut refused to discount the rate when I returned. It is a big ripoff operation.
2.0 MediocreDec 5 2016
very bad servicePros: nothing to like coz did not received my car. They just told me, sorry sir no more cars availableCons: Kindly cancel the reservation and arrange full refund immediately. Robert Nehme 00971555967640
2.0 MediocreOct 31 2016
No available car at check inPros: They tried to work and find an alternativeCons: There is obviously overbooking for their SUV's. Also the car terrible brakes.
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From $34/dayRated #5
Europcar
5.6 Okay (6 reviews)
2 locations in Beirut
Europcar
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport+961 3 670 323
Saray Street+961 70 694 169
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 4.6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentApr 25 2021
Pros: Very courteous staff. Walked around the car with me to inspect it before I took it. Called me a few hours before drop off to ask for the time I was planning to return the car in order to meet me. I did not have to return it to any parking. They just met me in front of the airport and took the car from me.
4.0 OkayDec 11 2019
Cons: I reserved a kia rio or similar and they gave me a mini Nissan, also to return the car was very diffult because they told to leave it at arrivals but they Didnt give me any invoice
2.0 MediocreAug 21 2017
They Scammed meCons: Had to pay the full amount when I got there which I thing Kayak made me pay a partition amount. Plus!!! The made me pay an extra 500$ for deposit by card and was told that I will get it back in 14 days, I returned the car in excellent condition and did not get MY MONEY BACK!!!.
2.0 MediocreOct 30 2016
Cons: I did not get the car upon landing due to the fact that the agent claimed that the reservation is not appearing on the system. I need clarification for that noting that I have paid USD 27.5 for car protection to third party insurance company.
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From $19/dayRated #6
Budget
Cheapest deal
5.3 Okay (5 reviews)
4 locations in Beirut
Budget
Locations in Beirut
Achrafieh Street
Monday08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday08:30 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 16:00
Friday08:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:30 - 16:00
Beirut Airport
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Budget Kantari
Monday08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday08:00 - 20:00
Thursday08:00 - 20:00
Friday08:00 - 20:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Hotel Arjan Rotana Rawcheh
Monday08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday08:30 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 16:00
Friday08:30 - 16:00
Saturday08:30 - 16:00
  • 5.2
  • 5.6
  • 5.2
  • 5.6
  • 5.2
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreDec 6 2019
Pros: The staff is friendly and a manager gave me his card to use it nxt time i visit lebnon for a car upgradeCons: The car was so slow, so weak, and consumes alot of gas. I ended up payin akot of money.
4.0 OkayNov 18 2019
Cons: We rented a bigger car (accenture or similar) to fit our bags and ourselves, when the booking went through and saw kia picanto, we thought it had to be a mistake, at the counter we were told it was in fact a kia picanto since they dont have the other one. Told us to pay more for a bigger car.
10.0 ExcellentOct 7 2019
Cons: Good service If any problem speak to the operation manager
8.8 ExcellentFeb 24 2019
Pros: Helpful and efficient staffCons: GPS was terrible--slow at calculating, late or early in announcing turns, did not have locations loaded.
2.0 MediocreOct 24 2018
Completely unprofessionalCons: - The employee of Budget car rental was sleeping and I had to wait at least 20 minutes till he woke up. - After he woke up, he refused to hand me the car for no clear reasons. - The employee of a car rental company suggested for me to use a taxi (Airport taxi).
Sunnycars
3 locations in Beirut
Sunnycars
Locations in Beirut
Fuad Chehab Street
In Terminal
Saray Street
Recent reviews
keddy by Europcar
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)
Recent reviews
Alamo
1 location in Beirut
Alamo
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan+961 1 826 476
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Recent reviews
From $34/day
GREEN MOTION
1 location in Beirut
GREEN MOTION
Locations in Beirut
Beirut Airport Desk In Arrival Hall+961 8131 4862
Recent reviews
From $54/day
MEXRENTACAR
1 location in Beirut
MEXRENTACAR
Locations in Beirut
Rayan Building- Ground Floor - Golden Tulip Hotel Backstreet- Jnah, Beirut
Recent reviews
National
1 location in Beirut
National
Locations in Beirut
Bir Hassan Sultan Ibrhim St+961 1 826 476
Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
Recent reviews
Spin Rent A Car
1 location in Beirut
Spin Rent A Car
Locations in Beirut
Ahmad El Solh Street - Alrayan building+961 8131 4862
Recent reviews
29 travelers who rented a car in Beirut gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.3

Car rental locations in or near Beirut

Good to know

Most popular agency

City Car

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$50/day

Good deal

$34/day

When to book a rental car in Beirut

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

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 rental 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 rental desks are located on level one of the arrivals hall. There is also a Meet & Greet Service in the arrivals hall for car rental 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.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Beirut for $34 or less
  • Book your rental car in Beirut at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Beirut are around 66% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Beirut

  • Some car rental companies in Beirut which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Avis and Hertz

  • On average a rental car in Beirut costs $50 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Sixt ($25/day), Europcar ($31/day) and MEXRENTACAR ($34/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at MEXRENTACAR Rayan Building- Ground Floor - Golden Tulip Hotel Backstreet- Jnah, Beirut 7001 7733 (2 miles from city center).

  • Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Beirut. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • The average gas price in Beirut is $5.22 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $63 and $83, depending on the car size.

  • Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Beirut.

  • Car rental companies onsite at Beirut airport include City Car, Budget, Avis, Sixt, GREEN MOTION, Hertz, Europcar and MEXRENTACAR.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Beirut airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Avis, Sixt, Hertz, and Europcar.

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

  • A Mini car rental in Beirut costs $35 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Beirut costs $42 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Beirut costs $45 per day, on average.

  • In Beirut, cars are most frequently rented at Spin Rent A Car Ahmad El Solh Street - Alrayan building (2 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Beirut costs $352 per week ($50 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Beirut costs $1,509 per month ($50 per day).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • When it comes to filling up your rental car in Beirut, expect to pay more. Gas is over 30% more expensive to buy in Lebanon, than in the USA. In Lebanon, the average gas 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 rental car can provide, however, it is certainly worth it.

  • 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.

  • Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).