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Cheap car hire insurance Gibraltar

Gibraltar has been a popular tourist destination for many years with many visitors taking package holidays from the UK. In recent years, many more visitors are taking advantage of cheaper petrol costs, when compared with mainland Spain and competitively priced car hire to see the many attractions here.

If you have ever driven in other European countries you will find getting around Gibraltar by road relatively easy. You will not come across three and four lane motorways here as it is such a small place. Most roads can be compared with single carriageway B roads in the UK though some are quite narrow and driving is done on the right hand side.

Drinking and driving is against the law here and seat belts are compulsory for all occupants of the vehicle. Dipped headlights must be used at night and pedestrians have the right of way over vehicles at pedestrian crossings.

The narrow and often busy lanes are a problem for many drivers who are unfamiliar with the area and taking out car hire excess insurance in Gibraltar could prove beneficial. Drivers should be particularly careful when negotiating the roads around the Upper Rock which can get hectic at times. Be careful when parking as time limits and restrictions are strictly monitored and will result in a fine or clamping.

Driving with a UK license is allowed in Gibraltar and you will need this along with your insurance documents if you are stopped by the police. If you plan on travelling to mainland Spain with your hire car, check the rental company’s conditions and restrictions first and consider taking out car hire excess insurance in Gibraltar.

Driving around Gibraltar is probably the most enjoyable way for you and your passengers to see everything on offer here. However, conditions are probably not as good as you will be used to which makes taking out car hire excess insurance in Gibraltar perfect for added peace of mind.