Car rental in Lebanon
Tips for driving your rental car in Lebanon
If you're travelling to Lebanon, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Lebanon is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Beirut counts 1574387 inhabitants. In Beirut hosts 38.1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 4130000 inhabitants. In Lebanon the language spoken most widespread is Arabic but people also speak French. The time zone in Lebanon 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 Lebanon is C / D / G 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 Lebanon is +961, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Lebanon
With a fuel cost in Lebanon averaging at 1.11 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Lebanon shares its land borders with Israel and Syria, 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 6970, 170 of which motorways, which ranks Lebanon as the 146th 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 Lebanon there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Lebanese pound (LBP). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Lebanon, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lebanon
Lebanon 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: Anjar (cultural) and Baalbek (cultural).