car hire in El Salvador

Tips for driving your rental car in El Salvador

If you're travelling to El Salvador, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. El Salvador is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city San Salvador counts 521,366 inhabitants. In San Salvador lives 8,5% of the entire country's population, which counts over 6,110,000 inhabitants. In El Salvador the language spoken most widespread is spanish but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in El Salvador is GMT-06:00 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 El Salvador is A / B 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 El Salvador is +503, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about El Salvador

With a fuel cost in El Salvador averaging at 0,93 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. El Salvador shares its land borders with Guatemala and Honduras, 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 6,764, which ranks El Salvador as the 133rd 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 El Salvador there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (USD). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 90 km/h. Bear in mind that in El Salvador, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in El Salvador

El Salvador 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 Joya de Cer?n Archaeological Site. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.