If your trip to Bowser is all booked but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.If you’re eager to see more, Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park, MacMillan Provincial Park and Hole In The Wall are top picks with visitors and within a short drive of the downtown area.
If you’re searching for nearby places to explore, North Oyster has no shortage of things to see and do. Located 50 miles from Bowser, Ladysmith Little Theatre is one of its biggest draws.
Don’t forget to pack a good book and maybe even a ball. Bowser has some glorious beaches you can go for a leisurely drive to, such as:
Qualicum Beach Community Park (13 miles away).
Canal Beach (16 miles away).
A rental car allows you to get around the top sights easily in Bowser. If you’re traveling on a shoestring and want to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is a great choice. These smaller cars are economical to run and a cinch to park. If you have the kids in tow, an SUV will give you room to move.
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a huge variety of both high-end and economy vehicles to rent in Bowser. What you go with will depend on what you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles offer the best in mod cons and comfort. If you’re splurging, why not go for a high-end SUV, or perhaps an upmarket mid-sized sedan? Otherwise, if you’re just after something to get you around town as economically as possible, you’re better off going with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
You’ll need to stick to the right when driving in Bowser. Not only that, take a little extra care if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’re familiar with local driving habits, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
You’ll find plenty of places to park the car in Bowser. Even in the busiest areas, there’s often a space just where you need it.
Most residential zones in Bowser have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits normally range between 50km/h and 120km/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your car rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. On the other hand, it may give your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent to you directly.
As in many places, regular cell phone usage is prohibited while cruising in your car around Bowser. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
In Bowser, it’s a criminal offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you’re thinking of having a few drinks with dinner, leave the rental car behind.
Yes you can. But before doing so, you must completely stop the car and only proceed if there’s no oncoming traffic.
Seat belts should always be fastened in Qualicum Beach. Having said that, the rules may vary for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.