car hire in Belarus

Tips for driving your rental car in Belarus

If you're travelling to Belarus, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Belarus is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Minsk counts 1,702,061 inhabitants. In Minsk lives 17,7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 9,630,000 inhabitants. In Belarus the language spoken most widespread is belarusian but people also speak russian. The time zone in Belarus 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 Belarus is C / F and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Belarus is +375, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Belarus

With a fuel cost in Belarus averaging at 0,65 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Belarus shares its land borders with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine, 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 58,904, which ranks Belarus as the 53rd 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 Belarus there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the New Belarusian Ruble (BYR). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Belarus, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belarus

Belarus boasts four 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 Mir Castle Complex and the cultural site of Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh. GoCarHire.co.uk compares over 800 car hire suppliers, helping you find the perfect car for your travel needs.