Car rental in Australia

Tips for driving your rental car in Australia

If you're travelling to Australia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Australia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Canberra counts 354644 inhabitants. In Canberra hosts 1.6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 22260000 inhabitants. In Australia the language spoken most widespread is English but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Australia is GMT+08:00 to +10:30 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 Australia is I and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Australia is +61, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Australia

With a fuel cost in Australia averaging at 1.39 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Australia shares its land borders with n/a, 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 rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 823217, 3132 of which motorways, which ranks Australia as the 9th 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 Australia there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Australian dollar (AUD). Speed limits in town are 50-60 km/h and on motorways they are 100-110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Australia, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia

Australia boasts nineteen UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Kakadu National Park (both cultural and natural) and Sydney Opera House (both cultural and natural).

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