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If your trip to Mahboula is all organized but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
Sometimes short drives are fun too. Just down the road, Kuwait Magic Mall and Al Bairaq Mall will keep you busy. Like some more close-by options? Fintas Park is also worth a look around.
If you're after some fascinating places close by, venture 2 miles from Mahboula to Fintas. Whether you go for the entire day or just a few hours, there's plenty to keep you entertained.
Beaches are the best places to fly a kite. If there's a breeze blowing, why not buckle the kids into the car and head off to Marina Bay Beach? It's 12 miles from Mahboula and is a wonderful place for some fun and games.
A rental car allows you to get around the top sights easily in Mahboula. If you're traveling on a shoestring and want to make your budget go further, a mini or a compact is a great choice. These zippy cars are cheap to run and a breeze to park. If you've got the kids in tow, a full-size car or an SUV will give you plenty of space.
First of all, there's a huge range of both economy and luxury vehicles to rent in Mahboula. What you end up opting for is largely dependent on your budget and what you're hoping to do. Specialty vehicles are hard to beat if you're all about comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not go for a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a fancy medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you just need a set of wheels to whiz around town in at the cheapest price possible, we can help you out with a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your wallet).
Whether you'll be darting around downtown or cruising the open road, you'll need to know the traffic rules before you reach Mahboula. Get ready to explore this neighborhood and beyond with these tips:
You'll need to keep to the right when driving in Mahboula. In addition to that, exercise a bit of extra caution if it's your first time on the road here. Once you're familiar with local driving habits, you can relax and start enjoying the scenery!
With Kuwait City having a modest population of approximately 60,100, traffic isn't a massive concern in neighborhoods like Mahboula. As with most places, the roads are at their busiest as people drive to and from work. Try to avoid those times for a smoother ride.
It's relatively easy to find a car space in Mahboula, although it can be difficult to secure a spot in the busier areas. Staying at a hotel that has on-site parking will make things more convenient.
Like the rest of Kuwait City, the neighborhood of Mahboula has speed limits that range from 45 km/h to 120 km/h. In residential zones, you generally won't be able to drive faster than 45 km/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Otherwise, it may give your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent to you directly.
Although there are a few exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Kuwait City.
It's against the law to use your cell phone while driving around Mahboula, and you could also be issued a fine for simply holding your phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention remains on the road.
Mahboula has strict rules and regulations about drinking alcohol while driving, with the legal limit set at 0.0% BAC (blood alcohol content). Grab a taxi or use a ride-sharing service if you plan on having a drink or two while you're out.
It's prohibited to turn on a red light in Mahboula. When you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment or two until the light goes back to green.