Car rental in Nigeria
Tips for driving your rental car in Nigeria
If you're travelling to Nigeria, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Nigeria is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Abuja counts 778567 inhabitants. In Abuja hosts 0.4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 174510000 inhabitants. In Nigeria the language spoken most widespread is English but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Nigeria 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 Nigeria is 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 Nigeria is +234, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Nigeria
With a fuel cost in Nigeria averaging at 0.62 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Nigeria shares its land borders with Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, 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 193200, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Nigeria as the 28th 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 Nigeria there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Nigerian naira (NGN). Speed limits in town are 40 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Nigeria, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nigeria
Nigeria boasts two 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: Sukur Cultural Landscape (cultural) and Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove (cultural).