car hire in Georgia

Tips for driving your rental car in Georgia

If you're travelling to Georgia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Georgia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Tbilisi counts 1,044,993 inhabitants. In Tbilisi lives 22,9% of the entire country's population, which counts over 4,560,000 inhabitants. In Georgia the language spoken most widespread is georgian but people also speak russian. The time zone in Georgia 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 Georgia is C / F 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 Georgia is +995, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Georgia

With a fuel cost in Georgia averaging at 0,99 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Georgia shares its land borders with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, 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 12,691, which ranks Georgia as the 108th 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 Georgia there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Georgian Lari (GEL). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Georgia, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Georgia

Georgia boasts three 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 Historical Monuments of Mtskheta and the cultural site of Upper Svaneti. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.