Car rental in Zambia
Tips for driving your rental car in Zambia
If you're travelling to Zambia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Zambia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Lusaka counts 1331254 inhabitants. In Lusaka hosts 9.4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 14220000 inhabitants. In Zambia the language spoken most widespread is English but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Zambia 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 Zambia is C / D / G 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 Zambia is +260, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Zambia
With a fuel cost in Zambia averaging at 1.48 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Zambia shares its land borders with Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, 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 40454, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Zambia as the 87th 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 Zambia there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Zambian kwacha (ZMW). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Zambia, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Zambia
Zambia boasts one UNESCO site which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who travel to Zambia for leisure just can't miss a visit to Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls (natural).