car hire in Cameroon

Tips for driving your rental car in Cameroon

If you're travelling to Cameroon, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Cameroon is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Yaound? counts 2,765,568 inhabitants. In Yaound? lives 13,5% of the entire country's population, which counts over 20,550,000 inhabitants. In Cameroon the language spoken most widespread is english but people also speak french. The time zone in Cameroon is GMT+01:00 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 Cameroon is C / E 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 Cameroon is +237, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Cameroon

With a fuel cost in Cameroon averaging at 0,81 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Cameroon shares its land borders with Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Nigeria, 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 31,907, which ranks Cameroon as the 78th 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 Cameroon there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Central African Cfa Franc (XAF). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Cameroon, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cameroon

Cameroon 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 natural site of Dja Faunal Reserve and the natural site of Sangha Trinational. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.