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Car rental companies in Jerusalem

Below are the car rental companies in Jerusalem with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.9 (4421)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    9 (6965)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    7.4 (5557)
    No rates available
  • Budget

    7.2 (9734)
    No rates available
  • Avis

    6.9 (6045)
    No rates available
  • Cal Auto

    No reviews
    No rates available

Car rental companies in and around Jerusalem

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Available locations in Jerusalem

18 David HaMelech
19 David HaMelech
19 King David Street

Jerusalem Guide


Jerusalem, referred to by many as the capital of Israel is regarded as one of the oldest cities in the world. Holy to Christians, Jews and Muslims alike, Jerusalem is arguably the world’s most holy city, attracting pilgrims, Crusaders, tourists, zealots and politicians over the centuries. Prebook cheap car hire in Jerusalem with us today and tour this arid, sparse region from the cool, air-conditioned safety of your rental vehicle.

Explore Jerusalem

The Temple Mount, also known as the Haram al Sharif, rises above the city and forms its centerpiece. It’s perhaps the world’s most historically controversial piece of land, and Mohammed ascended to heaven from here. The extraordinary Dome of the Rock is a stunning Mosque which dominates the city center. Visit the Islamic Museum and Al-Aqsa Mosque if you are a fan of historical architecture and works, the buildings are beautiful and not to be missed!

The Western Wall, at the Mount’s base, is also known as the wailing wall, attracting head-nodding ultra-orthodox praying Jews. Christians make their pilgrimage to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. This is located in the Christian Quarter of the city, and is the supposed site of Jesus’s crucification and resurrection, located at the end of the Via Dolorosa down which Jesus had to drag his cross.

The Old City walls only date from the 16th century but offer a good view of the city.

Another good view is had from the Mount of Olives, a scared site east of the city from where Jesus was supposed to have ascended to heaven.

The Palestinian East Jerusalem is one of the city’s most interesting sectors, with its modest pavement cafes and markets. Here life continues seemingly unchanged in a thousand years.

New Jerusalem is more modern and Israeli in character, with shopping malls and government buildings. West of the city is the solemn Yad Vashem memorial to the holocaust victims.

East Jerusalem is the best place to get an authentic shwarma or shop for local specialties, but the area shuts down after dark and the bars, pavement cafes and restaurants are found mostly in New Jerusalem. Day trips to the holy city of Bethlehem, the Galilee area or bizarre Dead Sea are quite possible.


Most visitors arrive by air, largely due to the hostile nature of Israel and Palestine’s neighbours. Tel Aviv International Airport, also referred to as Ben Gurion International Airport is located to the east of Jerusalem approximately an hour's drive by car, and operates flights to many European centres and several North American cities.

Car hire suppliers operate at the airport's arrival hall. These include Avis, Budget, Eldan, Hertz and Sixt. If you book early online your car will be ready and waiting for your arrival into Israel.

More details can be found in our guide to Israel.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Israeli new shekel
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    Arabic, Hebrew (modern)
  • Popular car category

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Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by Carrentals.co.uk at this location?
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Hertz
  • Thrifty
  • Budget
  • Avis
  • Cal Auto
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