car hire in India

Tips for driving your rental car in India

If you're travelling to India, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. India is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city New Delhi counts 16,787,949 inhabitants. In New Delhi lives 1,4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 1,220,000,000 inhabitants. In India the language spoken most widespread is hindi but people also speak english. The time zone in India is GMT+05:30 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 India is C / D / M 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 India is +91, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about India

With a fuel cost in India averaging at 0,93 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. India shares its land borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal and Pakistan, 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 3,022,970, which ranks India as the 2nd 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 India there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Indian Rupee (INR). Speed limits in town are 50-70 km/h and on motorways they are 80-120 km/h. Bear in mind that in India, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

India boasts thirty-five 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 Red Fort Complex and the cultural site of Humayun's Tomb, Delhi. Check out the offers we have negotiated for you. Spot these offers by using the filters available in the car selection step. Don't hesitate to contact us should you have any query.