Car rental in Bangladesh
Tips for driving your rental car in Bangladesh
If you're travelling to Bangladesh, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Bangladesh is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Dhaka counts 8906000 inhabitants. In Dhaka hosts 5.4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 163650000 inhabitants. In Bangladesh the language spoken most widespread is Bengali but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Bangladesh is GMT+06:00 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 Bangladesh is A / C / D / G / K and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Bangladesh is +880, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Bangladesh
With a fuel cost in Bangladesh averaging at 1.15 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Bangladesh shares its land borders with Burma and India, 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 34476, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Bangladesh as the 93rd 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 Bangladesh there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Bangladeshi taka (BDT). Speed limits in town are 40 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Bangladesh, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh
Bangladesh boasts three 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: Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat (cultural) and Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (cultural).