Egypt Car & Van Hire

Flying in to Egypt

Are you flying to Egypt? There are two main airports in the country: Cairo International Airport, located in the capital city of Cairo, and Hurghada International Airport, which is the second busiest airport in Egypt.

Upon your arrival in Egypt, you'll be delighted to know that Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers convenient car hire in Egypt in the following locations:

Cairo Airport Terminal 2 (CAI)
Cairo Airport Terminal 3
Hurghada International Airport (HRG) 

Popular Destinations and things to do in Egypt

Discover the captivating allure of Egypt, where ancient wonders, vibrant cities, and breathtaking landscapes await. Here are some of the best places to visit in Egypt and the top things to do in Egypt.

Popular cities in Egypt

Cairo is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in Egypt. Explore the iconic Giza Necropolis, witness the majestic Great Sphinx and visit the Egypt Pyramids of Giza. Don't miss visiting the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient artefacts.

Luxor is known as the "world's greatest open-air museum" and boasts remarkable ancient Egyptian ruins. Visit the Karnak Temple Complex, the Valley of the Kings and more.

Located along the Nile River, Aswan offers a serene and picturesque setting. Visit the stunning Philae Temple and experience the grandeur of the Abu Simbel temples.

Situated on the Mediterranean coast, Alexandria is a city steeped in history and charm. Explore the Qaitbay Citadel and visit the renowned Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Discover the beautiful beaches and vibrant underwater worlds of Hurghada. Engage in thrilling water sports or embark on a snorkelling or diving adventure to explore the stunning coral reefs. For an experience for the whole family to enjoy, why not visit the famous Jungle Aqua Park Egypt?

Food in Egypt

Food in Egypt will be sure to impress your taste buds. Egyptian cuisine boats so many diverse flavours. Enjoy koshari, a national dish of rice, lentils, pasta, and flavourful toppings. Indulge in falafel, a fragrant and crispy delight. Don't miss the mouth-watering shawarma and savour traditional desserts like baklava and basbousa. Along the coast, seafood lovers can relish fresh fish and shrimp specialities in Alexandria and Hurghada.

Shopping in Egypt

Egypt offers a vibrant shopping scene. Explore Cairo's Khan El Khalili market for traditional crafts, spices, and souvenirs. Visit local Egyptian bazaars and markets for unique items like handmade rugs, jewellery, and papyrus artwork. Discover modern shopping malls like Cairo Festival City Mall and Mall of Arabia Cairo with international and local brands.

Driving in Egypt

Side of the Road

In Egypt, vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road. It's important to familiarise yourself with this before driving in Egypt.

Minimum Driving Age

The minimum driving age in Egypt is 18 years for both residents and tourists. Make sure you meet the age requirement before planning to drive in the country.

Licence Requirements

If you are a foreign visitor, it is generally recommended to carry an International Driving Permit (IDP) along with your valid driver's licence from your home country. The IDP serves as a translation of your licence and is usually required by car rental agencies and traffic authorities. It is advisable to check the car rental policy or specific requirements.

Speed Limits and Roads

The speed limits in Egypt vary depending on the type of road and location. In urban areas, the speed limit is typically around 50 km/h (31 mph), while on highways, it can range from 90 km/h (56 mph) to 120 km/h (75 mph). It's essential to adhere to the posted speed limits and adjust your speed according to road conditions. Check out our various car hire locations in Egypt and start exploring today!

Car and van hire in Egypt with Enterprise

Enterprise Egypt offers a range of car and van hire services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle hire. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car hire in Egypt

If you are travelling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van hire in Egypt

Should you need to hire a van while you’re in Egypt, all our vans can be driven on a standard licence and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your hire van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.

Car & Van Hire in Egypt

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is proud to serve customers in Egypt. As part of the largest rental car company in the world, which owns and operates more than 1.5 million vehicles, we’re sure to have a location near you or your travel destination. And while we are an internationally recognized brand, Enterprise remains family-owned with one goal in mind for our customers: to exceed your expectations for service and overall value.