car hire in Armenia

Tips for driving your rental car in Armenia

If you're travelling to Armenia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Armenia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Yerevan counts 1,080,487 inhabitants. In Yerevan lives 36,4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 2,970,000 inhabitants. In Armenia the language spoken most widespread is armenian but people also speak kurdish, russian and assyrian. The time zone in Armenia is GMT+04:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Armenia is C / F and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Armenia is +374, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Armenia

With a fuel cost in Armenia averaging at 0,93 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Armenia shares its land borders with Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkey and Nagorno-Karabakh, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 4,842, which ranks Armenia as the 143rd country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Armenia there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Armenian Dram (AMD). Speed limits in town are 40-60 km/h and on motorways they are 90 km/h. Bear in mind that in Armenia, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Armenia

Armenia boasts three UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the cultural site of Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin and the cultural site of Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.