car hire in Yemen

Tips for driving your rental car in Yemen

If you're travelling to Yemen, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Yemen is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Sana'A counts 1,431,649 inhabitants. In Sana'A lives 5,6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 25,410,000 inhabitants. In Yemen the language spoken most widespread is arabic but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Yemen is GMT+03:00 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 Yemen is A / D / 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 Yemen is +967, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Yemen

With a fuel cost in Yemen averaging at 0,43 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Yemen shares its land borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia, 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 45,012, which ranks Yemen as the 65th 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 Yemen there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (YER). Speed limits in town are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Yemen, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Yemen

Yemen boasts four 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 Old Walled City of Shibam and the cultural site of Old City of Sana'a. GoCarHire.co.uk compares the best car hire suppliers worldwide and brings the cheapest prices to you.