Comparison of the best Car Hire Offers in Egypt

What are we all about?

We work hard to make sure that vehicle rental on holiday is simple!

Confused by insurance excess? Stress Free Car Rental is here to help you every step of the way. We endeavour to provide complete transparency when it comes to security deposits and all of the other fees involved.

Compare the cheapest car hire deals in Egypt from brands you can trust, including Enterprise, Dollar and Europcar.

We offer a variety of small family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with hatchbacks and convertibles.

Our range of cars have cover for theft, damage and third party claims.

Egypt FAQs

For my car hire in Egypt, how can I reduce the insurance excess?

Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Egypt. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters

What's the most economical fuel policy for car hire in Egypt?

All of our rentals in Egypt include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car with a full tank and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.

Can I cancel my booking in Egypt if I change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.

Is the car rental fully insured?

Car rentals in Egypt are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.

Would you like to hire an SUV, a minibus, convertible or people carrier at Egypt?

At Stress Free Car rental, we compare deals on a large range of car categories. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around | Egypt, we’ve got you covered.

If you can't find a people carrier, minibus or car that you'd like to rent, or if you have any enquiries regarding luggage space or seating configurations, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Stress Free Car Rental compares a vast selection of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to navigating narrow city streets but keep in mind you’ll have limited luggage space so be sure to pack light. .

Driving with lots of bags? Want to take a lot of stuff on your trip but not enough to justify a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We compare estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Egypt.

If you're travelling with 2 large bags, we suggest taking a look at a rental in our Large Car category. Large category cars have plenty of room for 4 or 5 people and several bags.

Car hire excess, security deposits and insurance

We appreciate how intimidating picking a car excess cover product can be. The additional charges that are included in the price of hiring a car can be very confusing, these include:

  • The cost of hiring the vehicle
  • Any extras (e.g. child car seats & sat nav)
  • Insurance costs

Stress Free Car Rental offers three levels of car hire excess cover, premium, essential and basic and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You're able to view the details of these on the extras page of the site when making a booking.

A lot of car hire websites hide the insurance excess and security deposit prices in the small print. Customers are then surprised when the amount is taken from their debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is unfair and can really hinder your plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.

Picking up your Egypt Car hire with a debit card and other payment options.

You can pay with American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.

Would you prefer us to take payment with a method other than credit card or debit card? Feel free to contact us and let us know. We're always open to ideas re how we can improve the service we offer and make paying for your car rental a Stress Free experience.

It is practical to know the payment options for your car rental in Egypt, as often payments for extras (such as extra drivers and child seats) might need to be paid in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) on collection.

If you've included Essential or Basic Cover for your car rental, this usually means that you'll be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You'll more often than not be given the option to purchase a top up policy by the rental company on collection, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

You can book using a number of different currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).

Driving your car rental in Egypt

Prior to setting off take some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.

If you're planning to leave the car at a different location to the place you collected it from, any extra one way charges are already included in the pricing detailed on the site.

Sometimes it's daunting the first time you hire a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Enjoy your vacation

When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be cautious with road circles.

If you receive a parking or speeding fine when driving in Egypt the vehicle rental provider might deduct this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this happens you'll be informed via email when this has been processed

it can be a good idea to keep some change ready in the car to pay for tolls. Many tolls will accept cards but it's better to have loose change just in case

When driving in a different country many countries have extremely stringent laws on drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we suggest not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle

Things to check before driving away your car rental

You will have been provided with car hire pick up location details with the confirmation email. Take time to read through how to get to the car hire collection location before you set off

If you haven't done so already ,review the carhire terms. There may be additional fees for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.

All of the cars displayed on our web site include a full to full fuel policy. We recommend that you double check that the tank is full prior to setting off. If it is not you must inform the car hire company before driving away

Ensure you check the fuel type for the car and inspect which side of the car the filler cap is on

Whether you have purchased Premium excess cover on our web site or you've your own policy, you should still make time to inspect the vehicle for pre existing damage. We advise taking photographs on your phone of each section of the car. If there is damage on the car that is not highlighted in your rental agreement you should report this to the car rental company

Why should you book with Stress Free Car Rental?

We're not called Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our aim is to make the car rental procedure as simple as we can.

Booking your car hire couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained on each page.

We don't hide any fees, we are transparent from the get-go.

As soon as you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental information included. This email includes directions to the car rental collection desk and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be included with the email

When you book a hire vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you are spending in advance - no scary fees, no hidden costs.

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No need to worry if your plans change

We'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before you collect the vehicle

All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.

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