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Capital:Riyadh
Currency:Saudi Riyal
Population:29.2 million
Density:12.3/km2
Language:Arabic
English Speakers:40%
Country Code:966
Emergency Services:999
Drives On:Right
Time Zones:UTC +3

Car Hire in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is the world’s final forbidden kingdom, symbolising the enigma and exoticism of the Middle East. Long off limits to outsiders, Saudi Arabia is beginning to allow travellers past its borders. Those tempted to enter the kingdom will discover wonders including the magical Madain Saleh and the mysterious Empty Quarter - the world's largest sea of sand.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Saudi Arabia with Nova?

As a broker, Nova Car Hire is not tied to any single supplier, so we can leverage the buying power of more than 1.5 million satisfied customers to negotiate exceptional rates for you in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere. Pick from 26,000 international locations, and let us do the hard work for you. There are no forms to fill out, and the process can be completed within minutes, either online or via one of our friendly and efficient staff.

Car Hire Requirements in Saudi Arabia

When collecting your hire car in Saudi Arabia, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's principal airport is at Jeddah, and it is particularly busy during the Hajj season. Saudi Arabia's other international airports are Dammam, Riyadh, Medina, Al-Ahsa, and Prince Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Yanbu.

Saudi Arabia Driving Rules & Regulations

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not permitted to drive. Drive on the right. Speed limits in Saudi Arabia range from 45km/h in built-up areas up to 120km/h on major motorways. You'll find further information on Saudi Arabia's rules of the road here.

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