Car rental in Haiti
Tips for driving your rental car in Haiti
If you're travelling to Haiti, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Haiti is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Port-Au-Prince counts 1235227 inhabitants. In Port-Au-Prince hosts 12.5% of the entire country's population, which counts over 9890000 inhabitants. In Haiti the language spoken most widespread is French but people also speak Creole. The time zone in Haiti 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 Haiti 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 Haiti is +509, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Haiti
With a fuel cost in Haiti averaging at 1.25 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Haiti shares its land borders with Dominican Republic, 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 4266, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Haiti as the 155th 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 Haiti there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Haitian gourde (HTG). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are not applicable. Bear in mind that in Haiti, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Haiti
Haiti boasts one UNESCO site which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who travel to Haiti for leisure just can't miss a visit to National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (cultural).