car hire in Bolivia

Tips for driving your rental car in Bolivia

If you're travelling to Bolivia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Bolivia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city La Paz counts 877,363 inhabitants. In La Paz lives 8,4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 10,460,000 inhabitants. In Bolivia the language spoken most widespread is spanish but people also speak aymara, quechua and chiquitano. The time zone in Bolivia 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 Bolivia is A / C 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 Bolivia is +591, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Bolivia

With a fuel cost in Bolivia averaging at 0,52 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Bolivia shares its land borders with Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Peru, 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 50,013, which ranks Bolivia as the 61st 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 Bolivia there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Bolivian Boliviano (BOB). Speed limits in town are 80 km/h and on motorways they are 90 km/h. Bear in mind that in Bolivia, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bolivia

Bolivia boasts seven 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 City of Potos? and the cultural site of Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.