car hire in Peru

Tips for driving your rental car in Peru

If you're travelling to Peru, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Peru is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Lima counts 8,481,415 inhabitants. In Lima lives 28,4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 29,850,000 inhabitants. In Peru the language spoken most widespread is spanish but people also speak quechua. The time zone in Peru 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 Peru is A / C 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 Peru is +51, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Peru

With a fuel cost in Peru averaging at 1,21 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Peru shares its land borders with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, 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 87,410, which ranks Peru as the 37th 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 Peru there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (PEN). Speed limits in town are 30-60 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Peru, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Peru

Peru boasts twelve 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 City of Cuzco and the both cultural and natural site of Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Find the perfect car for your trip. We offer a wide range of vehicles, including 12 seaters which are perfect for happy groups.