If your trip to Amman is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.Close to the city center, Rainbow Street is one attraction to consider putting on your must-see list. If you still have some space on that schedule, Amman Roman Theater and Amman Citadel will keep you busy as well.
See what’s going on in nearby Jerash. What’s 20 miles when you’ve got your own rental car? The drive itself is half the fun! Among the first stops you make here ought to be Hadrian’s Arch, Oval Forum and Hippodrome. Situated 40 miles away, Irbid is another popular destination. If you drop by, don’t miss Arabella Mall, Dar As-Saraya Museum and Museum of Jordanian Heritage.
Having your own ride in Amman will give you more freedom to go wherever you want. Maybe you’re planning to leave the big city behind, hit the open road, and go where the wind blows. If that’s the case, grab the keys to one of our SUVs and explore the beautiful sandy shores in the surrounding area. If you just want to experience the bright city lights, jump behind the wheel of something small. Getting around bustling streets and heavy traffic will be a whole lot easier with a mini or compact car.
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Amman. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to zippy compacts that make parking a cinch, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need much more than enough space for your luggage and buddies. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this trip?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Amman, though it can be a challenge to get a spot in the biggest and busiest streets. Booking a hotel that has on-site parking is a smart move.
As the population of Amman is roughly 1,275,900, prepare for some traffic congestion in the downtown area. Before and after work is when traffic is at its worst, so it’s wise to stay off the road during these times.
Normally your rental car company will charge the fined amount to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Alternatively, they may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine directly to you.
If you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, you are able to use your phone while cruising in your car around Amman. But ensure you keep concentrating on the road.
In Amman, you cannot have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.0% while operating a vehicle. If you plan on having a drink or two, play it safe and leave the rental car at your hotel.
Road rules in Amman permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without waiting for a green signal. Before doing so, the vehicle must fully stop and the driver must ensure the lane is clear before moving on.
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Amman Governorate.