ekar

carshare made simple

Own the road
not the car.

The Middle East's First and Largest Carshare Operator. We give you on-demand access to drive cars by the minute, hour or the day in cities, airports, and campuses across the Gulf region.

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ekar Advantage

We simplified car rentals, so you can focus on what's important to you.

Fuel Perks

Petrol is free for all RTA ekars in Dubai.
Petrol is free for all ekars in Abu Dhabi.

No Hidden Charges

Our prices include taxes and insurance.
What you see is what you really pay!

Flexi Pricing Packages

One size never fits all! Choose a balance of time and kilometers that works best for you.

Parking Perks

Parking is free for cars parked in ABCD RTA zones.
Parking is free for all the vehicles in standard Mawaqif parking dedicated bays.

24x7 Roadside Assistance

We have round-the-clock 24-Hour support. Help is never far away from you.

Damage Insurance

All your bookings include damage insurance! Drive safe, but don’t worry!

Affordable Value Rates

Our flexible & economical ratesempowers you to own the road.

With ekar, you’re in control of every mile and every minute. Unlike traditional car rental services, you only pay for how long you’re actually using the car.

What you don’t pay for: parking, fuel or maintenance.

i Please Note: We have recently updated our policy that requires an upfront payment of our daily, weekly and monthly long-term rentals. For more information please email us at help@ekar.me or call us at 800 myekar.
  • ekar - mini

    MINI

    1. Per-Minute0.70 Fils
    2. Per-Hour42 AED
    3. 24 hours360 AED

    RTA Dubai Pay-Per-Minute

    Faster, feistier and more fun than ever, the iconic MINI embodies the essence of high speeds, thrilling low centre-of-gravity handling and exhilarating go-kart feeling. We have them available in the sports edition as well :)

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 175 KM free per day.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - infiniti

    Infiniti Q50

    1. Per-Minute0.70 Fils
    2. Per-Hour42 AED
    3. 24 hours360 AED

    RTA Dubai Pay-Per-Minute

    Aggressive yet refined, the Q50 is ready to bring out your daring side. Unleash breathtaking horsepower, tap into world-first technologies and feel empowered through every turn. The Q50 is designed to push you further.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 175 KM free per day.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - zs

    MG ZS

    1. Per-Minute0.65 Fils
    2. Per-Hour39 AED
    3. 24 hours200 AED

    RTA Dubai Pay-Per-Minute

    A compact SUV that gives you premium style, without compromise.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 200 KM free per day.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - tiida

    Nissan Tiida

    1. Per-Minute0.60 Fils
    2. Per-Hour36 AED
    3. 24 hours150 AED

    RTA Dubai Pay-Per-Minute

    The Nissan Tiida is a practical and family focused everyday car. Its tall proportions give it more cabin space than most competitors.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1 per km
    • You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 200 KM free per day.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - infiniti

    Infiniti Q50

    1. Daily250 AED
    2. Weekly1,549 AED
    3. Monthly4,000 AED

    ekar X Long-Term Rental

    Aggressive yet refined, the Q50 is ready to bring out your daring side. Unleash breathtaking horsepower, tap into world-first technologies and feel empowered through every turn. The Q50 is designed to push you further.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • 150 KM free per day, 650 KM on weekly rentals & 2,000 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - mg zs

    MG ZS

    1. Daily150 AED
    2. Weekly750 AED
    3. Monthly2,199 AED

    ekar X Long-Term Rental

    A compact SUV that gives you premium style, without compromise.

    Please Note: You are required to email us (help@ekar.me) the pictures of the odometer reading and the fuel gauge reading before the start of your reservation and after the you end your reservation. Please ensure that the fuel is topped up before you end your trip. You are also responsible to pay for all RTA designated parking's during your trip.

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • A 200 KM free per day, 1,000 KM on weekly rentals & 3,000 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - passat

    VW Passat

    1. Daily189 AED
    2. Weekly899 AED
    3. Monthly2,799 AED

    ekar X Long-Term Rental

    Volkswagen Passat combines performance with a luxurious interior and App-Connect.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • A 200 KM free per day, 1,000 KM on weekly rentals & 3,500 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - jetta

    VW Jetta

    1. Daily179 AED
    2. Weekly799 AED
    3. Monthly2,599 AED

    ekar X Long-Term Rental

    Volkswagen has redesigned the VW Jetta for a tasteful, sportier, and sleeker look and feel.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • A 200 KM free per day, 1,000 KM on weekly rentals & 3,500 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - mg 360

    MG 360

    1. Daily150 AED
    2. Weekly750 AED
    3. Monthly2,199 AED

    ekar X Long-Term Rental

    The MG 360 is proud to offer the largest interior space in its class.

    Please Note: You are required to email us (help@ekar.me) the pictures of the odometer reading and the fuel gauge reading before the start of your reservation and after the you end your reservation. Please ensure that the fuel is topped up before you end your trip. You are also responsible to pay for all RTA designated parking's during your trip.

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1 per km
    • A 200 KM free per day, 1,000 KM on weekly rentals & 3,000 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar rx

    MG RX5

    1. Per-Minute0.70 Fils
    2. Daily360 AED
    3. Weekly1,800 AED
    4. Monthly3,750 AED

    Abu Dhabi - Flexible Rental

    The RX5 embodies a remarkable design by delivering a sporty exterior, spacious interior as well as every day practically.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • Pay-Per-Minute option: You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 210 KM free per day.
    • Long Term option: A 210 KM free per day, 750 KM on weekly rentals & 2,500 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - mg zs

    MG ZS

    1. Per-Minute0.65 Fils
    2. Daily200 AED
    3. Weekly1,000 AED
    4. Monthly3,000 AED

    Abu Dhabi - Flexible Rental

    A compact SUV that gives you premium style, without compromise.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1.5 per km
    • Pay-Per-Minute option: You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 180 KM free per day.
    • Long Term option: A 180 KM free per day, 750 KM on weekly rentals & 2,500 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT
  • ekar - mg 360

    MG 360

    1. Per-Minute0.60 Fils
    2. Daily150 AED
    3. Weekly750 AED
    4. Monthly2,250 AED

    Abu Dhabi - Flexible Rental

    The MG 360 is proud to offer the largest interior space in its class.

    Free Fuel and Free Parking

    • Additional mileage charge of AED 1 per km
    • Pay-Per-Minute option: You are allocated 30 KM free per hour with a max limit of 150 KM free per day.
    • Long Term option: A 150 KM free per day, 750 KM on weekly rentals & 2,500 KM on monthly rentals.
    • Includes comprehensive insurance. All prices inclusive of 5% VAT

Fees

Sharing is caring. Please treat ekar like your own car. Service fees are charged to ensure ekars are always in good condition for everyone.

  • Fees for an unsuccessful charge, cheque bounce, or payment rejected by credit or debit card issuer30
  • non refueling of the car when at or below a 1/4100
  • In case of an accident, an additional fee for not providing a police report within 3 days of the incident500
  • Smoking inside the ekar vehicle500
  • Parking outside of Authorised parking zones250
  • Lost keys2000
  • Parking/Speeding ticket less than AED 20055
  • Refueling / topup of ekar-x fleet (applies for MG 360, MG ZS)200
  • Other charges for example: number plate loss, tampering with Salik / VIP / vehicle logos etcActuals + AED 100
  • 1 way between Eithad locations10
  • 1 way from Eithad location to any other public location in Abu Dhabi and vice-versa50
  • Excessive cleaning fee300
  • Unsecured vehicle fee145
  • SALIK5
  • Drained battery fee200
  • Parking/Speeding ticket charge more than 200200
  • Loss of use fee (e.g. Impounded vehicle)350
  • Excess Amount in case of Accidents (irrespective of nature of the damage)2500
  • Excess amount in case of Accidents (irrespective of nature of the damage) with driver under 23 years of age or an unauthorized driverAED 2500
    + 20% of the total claim amount
  • Unused reservation feesup to AED 7 +
  • Towing / recovery charges (oneway)250
  • Delivery charges for rental vehicles irrespective of the no of days booked99
  • Excess Loss of Use (Delayed Police Report, Impounded Vehicle, Vehicle not Usable by Customers Fault) per Day100

Join Our Community

Sign up today and start driving our vehicles. It’s that easy!

Join our ekar community! Simply register with a driving license, ID, and hit the road - so long as you’re 21-years of age or older. Pay AED 1 via your credit card, receive approval in 1-hour, and hit the road.

Book Now or Later

Book an ekar daily, weekly, or monthly, as well as pay-per-minute.

Unlock

Using your ekar car rental app, unlock your ekar as needed. Inspect the ekar and report any noticed damages. For issues, please contact us via email at: help@ekar.me.

Locate the ekar key inside the glove box, entering your personalized pin code with terminals. If you encounter problems, keys can be pulled directly from the glove compartment key holder.

Drive one-way or roundtrip

Whichever you select, ekar can ride with you.

Drive worry-free. Keep the car keys on your person, returning the ekar to any ekar portal so you can go on with your day. Insert the car key into the terminal or key holder upon the completion of your booking. Remember to take all of your belongings.

Rest Assured, You are covered

Frequently Asked Questions

ekar is the Middle East’s first car sharing platform, equipped with a car rental app, that makes driving from point A to point B easy and expense-free.

Using state-of-the-art instant reservations and smart technology for real-time responses, ekar has curated a network of vehicles for on-demand rental in the Middle East. Picking up an ekar in designated spots and dropping it off wherever is convenient. Own the road today.

Simply open the app and peruse top vehicles at your convenience, 24-7. Stationed at easy-to-reach locations in your neighbourhood, just launch our app and reserve your ekar directly from your mobile device.

When you’re ready to secure an ekar, book it as a pay-per-minute rental or book it on daily, weekly or monthly options.

Upon confirmation, inspect the vehicle and report any damages. For issues, please contact us at 800 my ekar (693527) or via email at help@ekar.me.

Your car key is available in the glove compartment and can be simply removed for quick driving. While in use, your ekar is TOTALLY yours! Return the car to any public parking locations, end the booking from the app, and go on with your day.

You need a driving license, ID and must be 21 years or older, the credit card authorization fee is just AED 1. The approval process is within 1 hour.

Signing up is quick and easy. Register via our app available on both Apple and Android platforms. Start with uploading a selfie while holding your national ID, then upload a picture of your driving license and finally upload your national ID. Once we have received the required documents, your account will be approved.

Yes, but you must still be at least 21 years old, have a valid credit card, and a valid home country driver’s license which is at least 6 months old in good standing. You will have to upload a picture of your driver’s license, passport, and visa stamp.

No problem, it’s an easy fix. Just launch our app, click on login from the menu and click on “help” icon on the password field. Follow the instructions and you will be able to retrieve your password in no time.

All of our info is on the ‘Contact’ section of our App. We also have 24/7 support. Call us at: 800 my ekar (693527).

You pay a one-time sign-up fee of 1 AED as a credit card validation fee. For our further information on our tiered pricing model please view our pricing section on the website.

Dubai:
Parking is free for cars parked in ABCD RTA zones and if you park in EFGHKL zones, you are required to send an email to us or submit parking details directly from the app to avoid any parking fine. In case of any violation, the last user will be charged accordingly.

Abu Dhabi:
Parking is free for all the vehicles in standard Mawaqif parking dedicated bays. In case the vehicle is parked in residential parking bays, gated community, underground parkings, mall parkings or villa parkings then the last user will be charged for unauthorized parking along with the fine that may be issued by Mawaqif or any other parking management company.

Please report any damages prior and after your reservation to avoid any charges. In case the damage is not reported by you and if its reported by the next user, the damage repair cost will be charged to your account.

For these zones please email help@ekar.me and let us know the exact parking zone e.g 382F as soon as you park up. You can do this by clicking on “Parking Details” link from the menu on the app.

All ekar vehicles are equipped with toll tags. All toll charges incurred during your reservation will be added to your account. Additionally, anyone found tampering with the tag will be charged a penalty.

Please note that it can take up to 24 hours for the charges to be reflected on your credit card statement.

Simply register a credit card with our car rental app for payment. The next business day, all transactions will be made available. For each transaction you will receive an email.

Your credit card will be automatically charged for parking tickets, towing, and any associated processing fees. If you have any concerns, please contact us.

You can reserve an ekar directly from the ekar app.

You can change or cancel a reservation anytime up to the start time of the reservation. If you need to cancel after this time, please give our team a ring.

Yes, you can book our cars up to 1 day ahead of time. Please be reminded that we will only guarantee future bookings of at least 1 day in duration.

If you had a problem with your car rental or suspect fraudulent activities, please contact us.

We accept payments online using Visa and MasterCard credit/debit cards in AED (or any other agreed currency).

Yes, but only in carriers. Excessive cleaning fees do apply if pet hair and/or odors are found in the ekar vehicles.

No. An excess cleaning fee will be applied if we detect smoking within the vehicle, please view our service fees structure on our website.

We are most definitely family friendly! Please make sure you bring your own booster/car seat to ensure your little ones are safe.

If you left an item, please call us immediately to report the missing belonging. Please note, there will be a charge of AED 30 minimum to recover any item.

Call us at 800 my ekar (693527) or whatsApp us at +971 56 3349427 or you can contact our recovery team at +971 52 8852455 for Dubai and +971 55 678 8472 for Abu Dhabi.

You must immediately report accidents, breakdowns, defects, or damages involving your ekar vehicle or its equipment to the Member Service team by calling (800 my ekar (693527)) or emailing: help@ekar.me.

In the event of an accident, it is mandatory to obtain a police report by calling 999. Once you have received the police report, leave it in the glove compartment and advise our Member Service team. Failure to provide a police report can result in all relevant costs diverted to you.

Please contact our offices at least 24 hours prior your trip. We can field these types of requests.

Green – the vehicle is available
Red – the rental car is reserved or in use
Yellow – the car is connecting to the server

You can use our app to locate available vehicles for carshare. You can also check the windshield reader. A green light means the car is available. A red light indicates the vehicle is reserved. If no lights are on, the car is in sleep mode. Use the app or tap your card on the windshield reader to wake ekar up and check the car’s availability.

Just download our app from appstore or playstore, launch the app, locate a vehicle near you and start your reservation. The light on the windshield reader will change from red to yellow to green, indicating you have successfully started your trip. Listen for the central lock. This may take up to 30 seconds depending upon signal strength. Sometimes a communication problem or long delay can cause a booking failure. If you ever need help, feel free to call us at (800 my ekar (693527)).

The key is located in a key holder within the glove box.

Dubai:
For our RTA fleet, park the car in any RTA spot ABCD throughout Dubai. For our private fleet, please return the rented Dubai car to the previous parking spot and insert the car key into the key holder. Remember to take all of your belongings. End the booking via your app.

ekar X:
You are required to email us (help@ekar.me) the pictures of the odometer reading and the fuel gauge reading before the start of your reservation and after the you end your reservation. Please ensure that the fuel is topped up before you end your trip. You are also responsible to pay for all RTA designated parking's during your trip.

Yes, you would need to give the ekar team a call to update the reservation.

For any long-term rental for over a day can be extended directly via your app, for all other scenarios feel free to call us at 800 my ekar (693527).

Dubai:
Petrol is free! All RTA ekars have a VIP Fueling Tag which can be used to refuel vehicles at no cost to the user, at any ENOC or EPPCO petrol stations. Please ensure to return the car with at least 1/4 of the tank! This will make sure that the next ekar member gets away smoothly.

ekar X:
Please Note: You are required to email us (help@ekar.me) the pictures of the odometer reading and the fuel gauge reading before the start of your reservation and after the you end your reservation. Please ensure that the fuel is topped up before you end your trip. You are also responsible to pay for all RTA designated parking's during your trip.

Abu Dhabi:
Petrol is free! All ekars have a Smart Chip which can be used to refuel vehicles at no cost to the user, at any ADNOC petrol station. Kindly use only the Self Service option and Special Fuel to refuel the vehicle. Please ensure to return the car with at least 1/4 of the tank! This will make sure that the next ekar member gets away smoothly.

If you see an error message on your ekar app, here are the most likely reasons for the mishap:

The key fob was not returned to the glove box holder;
A door, including the trunk, may still be open;
You might be ending the trip from a basement or a closed area. You are trying to end your trip outside an ekar parking stall;
Still having issues ending your trip? Contact us for help by calling us at (800 my ekar (693527)).

This usually means the car is in sleep mode. Simply use your ekar app to select the vehicle or tap your card on the reader to wake it up.

Please report any damage or cleanliness issues by calling us at 800 my ekar (693527) at the start of your trip. It is up to you to communicate this to us before you are held responsible for damaged committed by a previous driver.

No, only the reserved ekar member may operate the vehicle.

Our RTA cars in Dubai have VIP fuel tags. Go to any Enoc or Eppco and they will fill up at no cost to you.

Our private fleet team monitors all ekar fuel levels, so you don’t have to worry. In the unlikely event that your ekar needs to be refueled during your trip, just keep the receipt and email a photo to: help@ekar.me. ekar will pick up the bill and reimburse you for the expense.

Always fuel ekars with regular unleaded.

If you find yourself in a rare circumstance, go ahead and pay for it - we’ll reimburse your account. You will have to submit a copy of your bill to help@ekar.me to claim the reimbursement.

Simply call us and we’ll take care of it.

If a Member is at fault for damage to the vehicle, they will be responsible for a damage and administrative fee of AED 2,500 minimum, unless a higher total amount is determined by the insurance company under ekar’s Third Party Liability insurance agreement. Members who are involved in an accident where the police report details 3 cars, and the user is both at fault and not at fault, a participation excess fee of AED 1000 will apply.

Drivers without a Middle Eastern license, or who have held a UAE license for less than 6 months, are liable for an additional 20% on the total claim amount.

Drivers who are 21-24 are liable for an additional 20% of the total claim amount

ekar is insured with Third Party Liability insurance.

You will have to file a police report and submit a copy of the report to ekar. If the Member Agreement is broken when the damage was caused, the full amount of the damage to ekar and third party (other car/property etc.) will be the Member’s responsibility - the user’s Membership may also be terminated.

Please contact customer service if you have any questions regarding an accident.

Any violations will lead to Membership termination immediately.

No, this is not a service we currently offer.

The onus is on the customer to clean and maintain the vehicle for any trip of over 6 days. Customer will be liable for all vehicle fines pertaining to maintenance or cleanliness irregularities.

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