car hire in Dominican Republic

Tips for driving your rental car in Dominican Republic

If you're travelling to Dominican Republic, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Dominican Republic is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Santo Domingo counts 1,111,838 inhabitants. In Santo Domingo lives 10,9% of the entire country's population, which counts over 10,220,000 inhabitants. In Dominican Republic the language spoken most widespread is spanish but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic is A / B / C and the electric voltage is 120 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Dominican Republic is +1, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Dominican Republic

With a fuel cost in Dominican Republic averaging at 1,17 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Dominican Republic shares its land borders with Haiti, 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 12,244, which ranks Dominican Republic as the 112th 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 Dominican Republic there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Dominican Peso (DOP). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 80-100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Dominican Republic, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic boasts one UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss a spot like the cultural site of Colonial City of Santo Domingo. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.