Car rental in Russia
Tips for driving your rental car in Russia
If you're travelling to Russia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Russia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Moscow counts 11541000 inhabitants. In Moscow hosts 8.1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 142500000 inhabitants. In Russia the language spoken most widespread is Russian but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Russia is GMT+02:00 to +12:00 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 Russia is C / F and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Russia is +7, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Russia
With a fuel cost in Russia averaging at 0.99 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Russia shares its land borders with Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland and Ukraine, 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 1396000, 929 of which motorways, which ranks Russia as the 5th 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 Russia there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Russian ruble (RUB). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Russia, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia
Russia boasts twenty-six 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: Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (cultural) and Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye (cultural).