Car rental in Spain

Tips for driving your rental car in Spain

If you're travelling to Spain, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Spain is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Madrid counts 3233527 inhabitants. In Madrid hosts 6.8% of the entire country's population, which counts over 47370000 inhabitants. In Spain the language spoken most widespread is Castilian but people also speak Catalan, Galician and Basque. The time zone in Spain 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 Spain 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 Spain is +34, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Spain

With a fuel cost in Spain averaging at 1.75 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Spain shares its land borders with Andorra, France, Morocco, Portugal and Gibraltar, 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 683175, 16583 of which motorways, which ranks Spain as the 11th 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 Spain 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 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Spain, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain

Spain boasts fourty-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: Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain (cultural) and Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (cultural).

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