car hire in United Kingdom

Tips for driving your rental car in United Kingdom

If you're travelling to United Kingdom, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. United Kingdom is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city London counts 8,630,100 inhabitants. In London lives 13,7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 63,180,000 inhabitants. In United Kingdom the language spoken most widespread is english but people also speak welsh and scottish. The time zone in United Kingdom is GMT+00:00 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 United Kingdom is G 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 United Kingdom is +44, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about United Kingdom

With a fuel cost in United Kingdom averaging at 1,61 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. United Kingdom shares its land borders with Ireland, 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 245,086, which ranks United Kingdom as the 19th 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 United Kingdom there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (GBP). Speed limits in town are 30 mph and on motorways they are 70 mph. Bear in mind that in United Kingdom, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in United Kingdom

United Kingdom boasts thirty 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 Durham Castle and Cathedral and the cultural site of Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church. When searching a car on GoCarHire.co.uk, make sure to use the filters available on your left-hand side. They can help you find the ideal vehicle for your trip.