Car rental in Colombia
Tips for driving your rental car in Colombia
If you're travelling to Colombia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Colombia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Bogotá counts 7613303 inhabitants. In Bogotá hosts 16.6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 45750000 inhabitants. In Colombia the language spoken most widespread is Spanish but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Colombia is GMT-05:00 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 Colombia is A / B and the electric voltage is 110 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Colombia is +57, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Colombia
With a fuel cost in Colombia averaging at 1.28 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Colombia shares its land borders with Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela, 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 141374, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Colombia as the 36th 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 Colombia there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Colombian peso (COP). Speed limits in town are 30-60 km/h and on motorways they are 90-100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Colombia, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Colombia
Colombia boasts eight 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: Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena (cultural) and Los Katíos National Park (cultural).