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Car rental in Oman

Tips for driving your rental car in Oman

If you're travelling to Oman, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Oman is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Muscat counts 797000 inhabitants. In Muscat hosts 25.3% of the entire country's population, which counts over 3150000 inhabitants. In Oman the language spoken most widespread is Arabic but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Oman is GMT+04:00 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 Oman is G and the electric voltage is 240 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Oman is +968, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Oman

With a fuel cost in Oman averaging at 0.31 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Oman shares its land borders with Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen, 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 69873, 1103 of which motorways, which ranks Oman as the 68th 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 Oman there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Omani rial (OMR). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Oman, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Oman

Oman boasts four 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: Bahla Fort (cultural) and Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn (cultural).

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