car hire in Kazakhstan

Tips for driving your rental car in Kazakhstan

If you're travelling to Kazakhstan, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Kazakhstan is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Astana counts 835,153 inhabitants. In Astana lives 4,7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 17,740,000 inhabitants. In Kazakhstan the language spoken most widespread is kazakh but people also speak russian. The time zone in Kazakhstan is GMT+05:00 / +06:00 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 Kazakhstan is C / F and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Kazakhstan is +7, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Kazakhstan

With a fuel cost in Kazakhstan averaging at 0,75 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Kazakhstan shares its land borders with China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, 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 60,533, which ranks Kazakhstan as the 49th 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 Kazakhstan there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Kazakhstan, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan 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 natural site of Saryarka ? Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan and the cultural site of Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.