car hire in Finland

Tips for driving your rental car in Finland

If you're travelling to Finland, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Finland is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Helsinki counts 596,661 inhabitants. In Helsinki lives 11,3% of the entire country's population, which counts over 5,270,000 inhabitants. In Finland the language spoken most widespread is finnish but people also speak sami, romani and finnish sign language. The time zone in Finland is GMT+02:00 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 Finland is C / F 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 Finland is +358, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Finland

With a fuel cost in Finland averaging at 1,54 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Finland shares its land borders with Norway, Russia and Sweden, 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 282,102, which ranks Finland as the 16th 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 Finland there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 100-120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Finland, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Finland

Finland 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 Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenm?ki and the cultural site of Old Rauma. Find any car types on GoCarHire.co.uk, from city cars to luxury vehicles and costs are always transparent.