car hire in Ghana

Tips for driving your rental car in Ghana

If you're travelling to Ghana, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Ghana is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Accra counts 1,640,507 inhabitants. In Accra lives 6,5% of the entire country's population, which counts over 25,200,000 inhabitants. In Ghana the language spoken most widespread is english but people also speak twi, ewe and dagbani. The time zone in Ghana is GMT+00:00 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 Ghana is D / G 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 Ghana is +233, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Ghana

With a fuel cost in Ghana averaging at 0,68 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Ghana shares its land borders with Burkina Faso, C?te d'Ivoire and Togo, 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 68,049, which ranks Ghana as the 46th 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 Ghana there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Ghanaian Cedi (GHS). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Ghana, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ghana

Ghana boasts two 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 Asante Traditional Buildings and the cultural site of Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions. Find any car types on GoCarHire.co.uk, from city cars to luxury vehicles and costs are always transparent.