car hire in Papua New Guinea

Tips for driving your rental car in Papua New Guinea

If you're travelling to Papua New Guinea, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Papua New Guinea is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Port Moresby counts 299,396 inhabitants. In Port Moresby lives 4,7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 6,430,000 inhabitants. In Papua New Guinea the language spoken most widespread is melanesian pidgin but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Papua New Guinea is GMT+10:00 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 Papua New Guinea is I and the electric voltage is 240 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Papua New Guinea is +675, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Papua New Guinea

With a fuel cost in Papua New Guinea averaging at 0,70 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Papua New Guinea shares its land borders with Indonesia, 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 5,809, which ranks Papua New Guinea as the 139th 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 Papua New Guinea there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (PGK). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h. Bear in mind that in Papua New Guinea, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea 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 cultural site of Kuk Early Agricultural Site. GoCarHire.co.uk lets you cancel or amend your booking completely free if done at least within 24h from the vehicle pick-up.