car hire in Nicaragua

Tips for driving your rental car in Nicaragua

If you're travelling to Nicaragua, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Nicaragua is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Managua counts 926,883 inhabitants. In Managua lives 16% of the entire country's population, which counts over 5,790,000 inhabitants. In Nicaragua the language spoken most widespread is spanish but people also speak english and miskito. The time zone in Nicaragua is GMT-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 Nicaragua is A / B and the electric voltage is 120 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Nicaragua is +505, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Nicaragua

With a fuel cost in Nicaragua averaging at 0,91 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Nicaragua shares its land borders with Costa Rica and Honduras, 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 14,849, which ranks Nicaragua as the 102nd 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 Nicaragua there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Nicaraguan C?rdoba (NIO). Speed limits in town are 45 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Nicaragua, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nicaragua

Nicaragua boasts two 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 Ruins of Le?n Viejo and the cultural site of Le?n Cathedral. When searching a car on, make sure to use the filters available on your left-hand side. They can help you find the ideal vehicle for your trip.