Car rental in Libya
Tips for driving your rental car in Libya
If you're travelling to Libya, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Libya is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Tripoli counts 1184045 inhabitants. In Tripoli hosts 19.7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 6000000 inhabitants. In Libya the language spoken most widespread is Arabic but people also speak Italian. The time zone in Libya is GMT+01:00 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 Libya is C / L 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 Libya is +218, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Libya
With a fuel cost in Libya averaging at 0.12 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Libya shares its land borders with Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia, 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 100024, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Libya as the 48th 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 Libya there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Libyan dinar (LYD). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are not applicable. Bear in mind that in Libya, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Libya
Libya 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: Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna (cultural) and Archaeological Site of Sabratha (cultural).