Car rental in Netherlands

Tips for driving your rental car in Netherlands

If you're travelling to Netherlands, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Netherlands is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Amsterdam counts 810909 inhabitants. In Amsterdam hosts 4.8% of the entire country's population, which counts over 16810000 inhabitants. In Netherlands the language spoken most widespread is Dutch but people also speak Frisian. The time zone in Netherlands 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 Netherlands is C / F 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 Netherlands is +31, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Netherlands

With a fuel cost in Netherlands averaging at 2.33 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Netherlands shares its land borders with Belgium and Germany, 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 139295, 2758 of which motorways, which ranks Netherlands as the 38th 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 Netherlands there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Netherlands, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Netherlands

Netherlands boasts ten 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: Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao (cultural) and Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) (cultural).

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