car hire in Gabon

Tips for driving your rental car in Gabon

If you're travelling to Gabon, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Gabon is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Libreville counts 556,425 inhabitants. In Libreville lives 33,9% of the entire country's population, which counts over 1,640,000 inhabitants. In Gabon the language spoken most widespread is french but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Gabon 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 Gabon is C 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 Gabon is +241, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Gabon

With a fuel cost in Gabon averaging at 0,77 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Gabon shares its land borders with Cameroon, Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea, 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 5,698, which ranks Gabon as the 140th 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 Gabon 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 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Gabon, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Gabon

Gabon 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 both cultural and natural site of Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lop?-Okanda. Booking on GoCarHire.co.uk is both easy and safe. Enjoy no credit card fees.