Car rental in Jordan
Tips for driving your rental car in Jordan
If you're travelling to Jordan, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Jordan is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Amman counts 2600603 inhabitants. In Amman hosts 40.1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 6480000 inhabitants. In Jordan the language spoken most widespread is Arabic but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Jordan 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 Jordan is C / D / F / G / J 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 Jordan is +962, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Jordan
With a fuel cost in Jordan averaging at 1.44 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Jordan shares its land borders with Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria and West Bank, 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 7891, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Jordan as the 145th 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 Jordan there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Jordanian dinar (JOD). Speed limits in town are 90 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Jordan, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jordan
Jordan boasts five 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: Petra (cultural) and Quseir Amra (cultural).