car hire in Pakistan

Tips for driving your rental car in Pakistan

If you're travelling to Pakistan, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Pakistan is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Islamabad counts 955,629 inhabitants. In Islamabad lives 0,5% of the entire country's population, which counts over 193,240,000 inhabitants. In Pakistan the language spoken most widespread is punjabi but people also speak sindhi. The time zone in Pakistan 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 Pakistan is C / D 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 Pakistan is +92, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Pakistan

With a fuel cost in Pakistan averaging at 0,84 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Pakistan shares its land borders with Afghanistan, China, India and Iran, 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 162,958, which ranks Pakistan as the 21st 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 Pakistan there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (PKR). Speed limits in town are 40-70 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Pakistan, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pakistan

Pakistan boasts six 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 Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro and the cultural site of Taxila. GoCarHire.co.uk compares the best car hire suppliers worldwide and brings the cheapest prices to you.