car hire in Philippines

Tips for driving your rental car in Philippines

If you're travelling to Philippines, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Philippines is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Manila counts 12,877,253 inhabitants. In Manila lives 12,2% of the entire country's population, which counts over 105,720,000 inhabitants. In Philippines the language spoken most widespread is filipino but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Philippines is GMT+08:00 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 Philippines is A / B / 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 Philippines is +63, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Philippines

With a fuel cost in Philippines averaging at 0,93 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Philippines shares its land borders with , 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 135,121, which ranks Philippines as the 24th 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 Philippines there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (PHP). Speed limits in town are 40-60 km/h and on motorways they are 60-100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Philippines, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Philippines

Philippines 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 Historic City of Vigan and the natural site of Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.