|Most popular company||SSTRAVELS|
|Price of gas per litre||£1.03|
|Average price per day||£73|
|Cheapest price per day||£42|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in New Delhi is August. The most expensive time to rent a car is March. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.
To secure your car hire in Delhi, a driver is required to be 21 years of age and have a driving experience of a minimum of 1 year. You will need to have a valid driving licence, passport and a major credit card present when you collect the vehicle. You will need to hold an international drivers permit as well. It is best to also have proof of residence, as some car agents do require one. A hotel booking can serve as proof of residence.
Due to the high levels of traffic on the roads in Delhi, the government has installed many cameras and sensors on the roads to ensure all traffic rules are adhered to. Make sure you are wearing a seat belt at all times in both the back and front of your car hire in Delhi. Driving hired cars in Delhi means you can serve jail time for drinking and driving. Talking on a mobile phone while driving will result in a hefty fine, which will be debited from your credit card when you return the vehicle. In Delhi, you will be driving on the left-hand side of the road. 60-70kph (37-43 mph) is the maximum speed limit on main roads and highways while a speed of 30kph (18 mph) is allowed inside residential areas, markets and service roads. It is always a good idea to check with the local traffic department before you arrive in Delhi to make sure you have the most up-to-date version of the rules of the roads.
If you are driving your hire car in Delhi in the main city areas, you will find extremely high levels of traffic. This means your speeds stay very low and that you spend a fair amount of time in the car. For these conditions, smaller compact cars with top-tier, interior luxuries are your best choice. Cars like the Mazda Demio and Peugeot 205 tick both those boxes. Not to mention that these models are both fuel-efficient which is a must when driving in bumper-to-bumper traffic. If you are planning on road-tripping out of the city and visiting surrounding areas such as Neemrana in Rajasthan then you need to be looking at luxury car hires in Delhi. Car hires that are good for cruising such as the Ford EcoSport which boasts adaptive cruise control.
When driving around the cities in Delhi, keep in mind that you can receive a fine for parking for longer than one hour at an on-street parking spot. Parking is only allowed in designated areas in residential areas. Parking lots are available in most parts of the city, and there is a regulated pay rate for these parking lots. It is advised to make use of these multi-storey parking lots if you are planning on parking your car overnight. The Metro station parking lot is a great location to park for a long stay, as it is very central and you can pre-book your parking spot well in advance. Generally, you are looking at a cost of about ₹20 (£0.20) an hour, or ₹100 (£1) a day when booking a parking spot in a public parking lot in Delhi.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £60/day when booking a car hire in New Delhi. The absolute best deal a user found was for £35/day from SS Travels, booked on Jun. 26.
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in New Delhi from the following companies over the past two weeks: Instant Cabs (£53/day), Europcar (£54/day), and SS Travels (£60/day).
The average price of petrol in New Delhi is £1.03/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £46 and £66 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
SS Travels is one of the most popular car hire companies in New Delhi, offering car hire for around £311 per week on average.
Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 11% in New Delhi - we recommend booking at least 16days in advance.
Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in New Delhi.
The monthly cost of a car hire in New Delhi is £1,331 (£44/day) on average.
It costs £50 for a weekend car hire in New Delhi, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in New Delhi in August, prices are £138 per day on average.
The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Compact (Ford Focus) in New Delhi, making it the most popular option.