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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Bristol?
If your trip to Bristol is all booked but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Plan a stop at Hope Street. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most visitors’ to-do lists. Colt State Park and Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum are also a stone’s throw away and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near Bristol?
Keep on driving to Plymouth, a wonderful day-trip destination 35 miles away. There are a few fascinating attractions here like Plimoth Plantation. Boston is another worthwhile destination to punch into your GPS. About 50 miles away, some of its most visited attractions include New England Aquarium.
Where are the best beaches near Bristol?
Nothing says vacation like jumping in the car, putting on some tunes and heading to the seaside. Bristol has some stunning beaches close by, so grab a good book (and a kite if the wind’s up) and take a jaunt to one of these well-known options:

  • Oakland Beach (7 miles away).
  • Fogland Beach Conservation Area (9 miles away).
  • Third Beach (13 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Bristol?
Booking a rental car is a popular option for traveling professionals. If your visit to Bristol is largely for work-related reasons, you ought to know where the best convention and business centers are located. These are just a few of the top ones:

  • Rhode Island Convention Center (13 miles away).
  • Regatta Place (13 miles away).
  • Belle Mer (13 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Bristol?
With your own set of wheels, Bristol is all yours to discover. People venture to this charming city for a wealth of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. The main priority for large families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size car to an SUV. Budget-conscious travelers like the affordability and great mileage of our smaller cars, such as an economy or compact car. If you’d like to attract a few admiring glances in Bristol, you could even check out our special category for a ride that’ll make any car enthusiast go wobbly at the knees.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Bristol?
For some of us, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting the car of your dreams is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the feeling of rolling into town in a snazzy sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you’re chasing is a dependable set of wheels to get you from point A to point B. Extravagant or economical? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Bristol.
What side of the road do they drive on in Bristol?
In Bristol, you’ll have to stick to the right side. When visiting someplace new, it’s smart to choose a vehicle with automatic transmission. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
Is it difficult to park in Bristol?
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Bristol, although you might find it hard to get a spot in the busiest areas. Staying at a hotel that has on-site parking is a wise idea.
Does Bristol have peak-hour traffic?
One of the upsides of road tripping around a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of roughly 22,800, you can look forward to a smooth Bristol driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Bristol?
Speed limits vary in the city of Bristol, but usually range from 20mph to 65mph. Most residential areas have a top speed of 25mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Bristol County?
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Otherwise, it may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Bristol?
As in many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while operating a vehicle in Bristol. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just remember to stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Bristol?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Bristol is 0.08%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave the car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Bristol?
Yes, you are allowed to turn on a red light in Bristol. However, before you do you are required to completely stop the car. Move on only when the lane you are turning into is clear of approaching traffic.
Are seat belts compulsory in Bristol County?
You bet. Although, there are a couple of exceptions for vehicles used by public transportation networks.

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