car hire in Slovakia

Tips for driving your rental car in Slovakia

If you're travelling to Slovakia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Slovakia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Bratislava counts 424,207 inhabitants. In Bratislava lives 7,7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 5,490,000 inhabitants. In Slovakia the language spoken most widespread is slovak but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Slovakia is GMT+01:00 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 Slovakia is C / E 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 Slovakia is +421, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Slovakia

With a fuel cost in Slovakia averaging at 1,47 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Slovakia shares its land borders with Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine, 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 24,224, which ranks Slovakia as the 92nd 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 Slovakia there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Slovakia, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Slovakia

Slovakia boasts seven 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 Town of Bansk? _tiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity and the cultural site of Levo?a, Spi_sk_ Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments. GoCarHire.co.uk compares car hire prices in over 28,000 destinations worldwide bringing the world to your fingertip.