car hire in Jamaica

Tips for driving your rental car in Jamaica

If you're travelling to Jamaica, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Jamaica is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Kingston counts 701,063 inhabitants. In Kingston lives 24,1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 2,910,000 inhabitants. In Jamaica the language spoken most widespread is english but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Jamaica is GMT-05:00 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 Jamaica is A / B and the electric voltage is 110 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Jamaica is +1876, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Jamaica

With a fuel cost in Jamaica averaging at 0,89 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Jamaica shares its land borders with , 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 13,745, which ranks Jamaica as the 105th 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 Jamaica there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Jamaican Dollar (JMD). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 80-110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Jamaica, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jamaica

Jamaica 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 Blue and John Crow Mountains . Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.