Puerto Rico Driving Advice and Car Hire Info
Driving in Puerto Rico-
You can drive for up to 3 months on a photo ID from your own country. Road rules are basically the same as those in the USA ie drive on the right, speed limits are generally lower than in Europe at 55 or 65 (and speed signs are in MPH not KMH whilst confusingly distance signs are often in KMs) . You can turn right on a red stop signal if the way is clear. Road conditions are generally good though you may encounter the odd pot hole. San Juan is very comgested and you’re likely to spedn some time here sat in traffic jams. Also in San Juan they run a bus lane system in some streets where the left lane is reserved for buses only. Its identified by diamond-shaped white signs painted on the lane at regular intervals and you should never drive in this lane. Driving standards are not up to European/USA standards and there are high levels of drinking and driving. You should drive confidentally but defensively, especially in urban areas where aggressive driving style is most likely to be experienced.
Puerto Rico Car Rental
Sixt, Hertz, Alamo, National, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, all operate here.Also usually features on Car rental broker sites such as Argus Car Hire and Web discount sites such as ebookers.com. or Expedia
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Puerto Rico Self Drive Rules-
Cars can’t be taken off Puerto Rico.