Car rental in Bulgaria

Tips for driving your rental car in Bulgaria

If you're travelling to Bulgaria, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Bulgaria is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Sofia counts 1090295 inhabitants. In Sofia hosts 15.6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 6980000 inhabitants. In Bulgaria the language spoken most widespread is Bulgarian but people also speak Russian. The time zone in Bulgaria is GMT+02:00 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 Bulgaria is C / F 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 Bulgaria is +359, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Bulgaria

With a fuel cost in Bulgaria averaging at 1.69 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Bulgaria shares its land borders with Greece, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Turkey, 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 40231, 667 of which motorways, which ranks Bulgaria as the 88th 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 Bulgaria there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Bulgarian lev (BGN). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 140 km/h. Bear in mind that in Bulgaria, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria

Bulgaria boasts nine 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: Boyana Church (cultural) and Madara Rider (cultural).

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