car hire in Jordan

Tips for driving your rental car in Jordan

If you're travelling to Jordan, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Jordan is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Amman counts 2,600,603 inhabitants. In Amman lives 40,1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 6,480,000 inhabitants. In Jordan the language spoken most widespread is arabic but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Jordan is GMT+02:00 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 Jordan is C / D / F / G / J 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 Jordan is +962, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Jordan

With a fuel cost in Jordan averaging at 1,07 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Jordan shares its land borders with Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria and West Bank, 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 4,903, which ranks Jordan as the 145th 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 Jordan there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD). Speed limits in town are 90 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Jordan, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jordan

Jordan boasts 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 Petra and the cultural site of Quseir Amra. 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.