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Head out into the wider region and get closer to nature with a few activities like snorkeling. For even more, try your hand at swimming as well.
Al Jahra is great, but you don't have to spend all your time there! Get out and see the surrounding area. Rigai is a fantastic place to start. You'll find it just 12 miles away.
Whether you're traveling solo or with a big group, we can help find a great set of wheels for you in Al Jahra. If you want something small, why not consider a mini? These nifty cars are a breeze to park and cheap on gas. Can't wait to get out and explore the surrounding areas? An SUV might just be the ticket. If you want to pull out all the stops on this vacation, drive around in style with a premium car.
There's plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Al Jahra. From spacious SUVs with plenty of trunk space to agile compacts, you'll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on your budget and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don't need more than four wheels and a gas pedal. The choice is yours.
Wherever your journey takes you, getting there will be a cinch when you're clued up on the traffic rules. Learn a thing or two about driving around Al Jahra here:
In Al Jahra, motorists stick to the right side. When traveling someplace new, it's always a wise idea to go for an automatic car. That way, you can concentrate on the road and not stress about gear changes.
A great thing about traveling to a smaller city like Kuwait City is less traffic — and you won't find much of it in the neighborhood of Al Jahra. However, you may still run into busier conditions during the normal peak-hour times.
Locating a car space in Al Jahra shouldn't be too difficult. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — it could be tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
The speed limits in the neighborhood of Al Jahra are comparable to the rest of Kuwait City, ranging from 45 km/h to 120 km/h. For the safety of both drivers and pedestrians, a maximum speed limit of 45 km/h applies to residential zones.
Generally speaking, your chosen rental car company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Or they may supply your contact details to local authorities, who'll then issue a fine directly to you.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Kuwait City.
It's illegal to use your cell phone while driving a car in Al Jahra, and you may also be issued a fine for just holding a phone when you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your focus remains on the road.
The BAC (blood alcohol content) limit for all drivers in Al Jahra is 0.0%. Call for a taxi if you plan on having a couple of glasses of wine with lunch or dinner.
No, so don't risk a fine by doing it. In Al Jahra, red means stop, with no exceptions. When approaching traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.