Car rental in Ukraine
Tips for driving your rental car in Ukraine
If you're travelling to Ukraine, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Ukraine is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Kyiv counts 2847200 inhabitants. In Kyiv hosts 6.4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 44570000 inhabitants. In Ukraine the language spoken most widespread is Ukrainian but people also speak Russian. The time zone in Ukraine is GMT+02:00 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 Ukraine 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 Ukraine is +380, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Ukraine
With a fuel cost in Ukraine averaging at 1.35 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Ukraine shares its land borders with Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia and Slovakia, 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 169496, 199 of which motorways, which ranks Ukraine as the 31st 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 Ukraine there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Ukraine, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine
Ukraine boasts seven 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: Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra (cultural) and L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre (cultural).