Car rental in Turkey
Tips for driving your rental car in Turkey
If you're travelling to Turkey, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Turkey is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Ankara counts 5150072 inhabitants. In Ankara hosts 6.4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 80600000 inhabitants. In Turkey the language spoken most widespread is Turkish but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Turkey is GMT+03:00 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 Turkey 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 Turkey is +90, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Turkey
With a fuel cost in Turkey averaging at 2.54 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Turkey shares its land borders with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq and Syria, 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 426906, 2289 of which motorways, which ranks Turkey as the 17th 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 Turkey there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Turkish lira (TRY). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Turkey, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey
Turkey boasts sixteen 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 Areas of Istanbul (cultural) and Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (cultural).