car hire in Guadeloupe

Tips for driving your rental car in Guadeloupe

If you're travelling to Guadeloupe, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Guadeloupe is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Basse-Terre counts 44,864 inhabitants. In Basse-Terre lives 11,1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 403,750 inhabitants. In Guadeloupe the language spoken most widespread is french but people also speak antillean creole. The time zone in Guadeloupe 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 Guadeloupe is C / E 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 Guadeloupe is +590, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Guadeloupe

With a fuel cost in Guadeloupe averaging at 1,15 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Guadeloupe shares its land borders with 0, 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 1,243, which ranks Guadeloupe as the 179th 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 Guadeloupe there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the East Caribbean Dollar (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Guadeloupe, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

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