car hire in Venezuela

Tips for driving your rental car in Venezuela

If you're travelling to Venezuela, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Venezuela is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Caracas counts 1,838,939 inhabitants. In Caracas lives 6,5% of the entire country's population, which counts over 28,460,000 inhabitants. In Venezuela the language spoken most widespread is spanish but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Venezuela is GMT-04:00 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 Venezuela is A / B and the electric voltage is 120 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Venezuela is +58, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Venezuela

With a fuel cost in Venezuela averaging at 0,01 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Venezuela shares its land borders with Brazil, Colombia and Guyana, 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 59,748, which ranks Venezuela as the 52nd 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 Venezuela there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (VEF). Speed limits in town are 15-30 km/h. Bear in mind that in Venezuela, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Venezuela

Venezuela boasts three 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 Coro and its Port and the natural site of Canaima 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.