car hire in Bahrain

Tips for driving your rental car in Bahrain

If you're travelling to Bahrain, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Bahrain is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Manama counts 140,616 inhabitants. In Manama lives 11% of the entire country's population, which counts over 1,280,000 inhabitants. In Bahrain the language spoken most widespread is arabic but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Bahrain is GMT+03:00 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 Bahrain is G 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 Bahrain is +973, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Bahrain

With a fuel cost in Bahrain averaging at 0,20 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Bahrain shares its land borders with , 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 2,561, which ranks Bahrain as the 156th 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 Bahrain there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Bahraini Dinar (BHD). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Bahrain, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bahrain

Bahrain boasts two 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 Qal?at al-Bahrain ? Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun and the cultural site of Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy. Find the perfect car for your trip. We offer a wide range of vehicles, including 12 seaters which are perfect for happy groups.