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Home > Oman

Capital:Muscat
Currency:Rial
Population:3.9 million
Density:9.2/km2
Language:Arabic
Country Code:968
Emergency Services:9999
Drives On:Right
Time Zones:UTC +4

Car Hire in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman may be just over the border from Dubai, but it could not be more different from its glitzy Middle Eastern neighbour. Oman blends constant sunshine with an air of ancient Arabian mystique and wraps it in magnificent desert scenery soaked in history. After all, Oman is associated with such legends as the Queen of Sheba, Alexander the Great, and Sinbad the Sailor. The country’s history and character remain largely intact, especially in the port capital, Muscat.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Oman with Nova?

Nova Car Hire makes renting a car in Oman easy. Simply give us the dates and destination for your car hire, and we will deliver an instant, competitive quote. Operating since 1997, Nova Car Hire has built a network of more than 500 rental car suppliers, including Budget, Dollar, and Sixt, who offer us preferential rates based on our 1.5 million customer base.

Car Hire Requirements in Oman

Before you pick up your rental car in Oman, ensure that you have your full, valid driving licence and car hire booking confirmation document with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. You should keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Oman

Muscat International Airport (formerly called Seeb International Airport) is Oman’s biggest airport and the main hub for the national carrier, Oman Air. It is located 32 km from Muscat, the capital of Oman. The other main airport in Oman is Salalah, 5.5 kilometres from Salalah's city centre. Used primarily as a domestic airport, the airport receives many charter flights from neighboring Gulf countries during the Khareef season.

Oman Driving Rules & Regulations

Drive on the right in Oman. Speed limits vary, reaching a maximum of 120 km/h on Oman's only expressway, running along the Batinah Coast of the Gulf of Oman. Although seat belts and child restraints are obligatory, neither law is enforced strictly, whereas zero tolerance on drink driving is enforced.You'll find further information on rules of the road in Oman here.

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