If your trip to Havana is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.There’s plenty to see and do in the immediate surrounds. Don’t leave without visiting The Fun Station and St. Peter’s Anglican Church. If you can, also check out Mission San Luis de Apalachee.
If you’re ready for a day trip, pack some snacks and hit the road to Monticello. Situated 35 miles away, it has lots to keep you going. You can also discover the sights and sounds of Panacea. It’s located 45 miles from Havana and has some great things on offer.
If you’re eager to get out and mix with new people, attending an event at Florida State Conference Center is an excellent idea. You’ll find it 14 miles from Havana, so peruse the calendar of events and see what grabs you.
With your own ride, Havana is yours to experience. People visit this alluring city for a host of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the ideal car for each of them. A priority for large families is space (and legroom). Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a 12-passenger van. Travelers watching their budget usually go for the great mileage and affordability of our smaller rentals, such as an economy or compact car. If you’re in the mood to make heads turn in Havana, browse our special category for a ride that’ll make any car enthusiast weak at the knees.
You’ll be glad to hear that there’s a huge variety of both high-end and economy rental vehicles available in Havana. What you end up going with will depend on how much you want to spend and what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not go for a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a slick mid-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you just need a car to get from A to B as efficiently as possible, you’re better off going with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
You have to drive on the right side of the road in Havana. Even though the rules may be similar to home, it’s a good idea to drive a little more carefully on roads that are unfamiliar.
As with most destinations, you can expect slightly heavier traffic in the rush hours before and after work. However, due to its smaller population of around 1,700, traffic gridlock isn’t a major problem in Havana.
For the most part, finding a place to park the car in Havana isn’t a difficult task. If you plan to drive to one of the more popular sights in town, it’s a good idea to check out parking options before you go.
The residential areas in the city of Havana have a 30mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits generally range between 10mph and 70mph.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Alternatively, it may forward your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent directly to you.
By law everyone must wear a seat belt. However, there are some exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation systems.
If you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can lawfully use your phone while cruising around Havana. But make sure you keep concentrating on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Havana is 0.08%. If a big night is on the cards, leave the car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Yes. But before you turn, you must completely stop the car and only proceed if the way is clear.