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What are the major attractions in Mata de Sao Joao?

If your trip to Mata de Sao Joao is all organized but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.

Head out into the wider area and get back to nature with some activities like swimming. For even more, try your hand at beach combing as well.

What are the best road trip destinations near Mata de Sao Joao?

If you've crossed off all the major attractions in Mata de Sao Joao, you won't want to put away those walking shoes just yet. You'll find some big-name attractions just a little further out. About 40 miles away in Salvador, Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra lures the masses all year round. Why not head there and find out what all the fuss is about?

Where are the best beaches near Mata de Sao Joao?

There's nothing nicer than opening the car window and feeling the salty air on your skin while you're cruising by the sea. Pack some supplies and spend an afternoon enjoying the sun at one of the wonderful beaches near Mata de Sao Joao. Popular options include:

  • Praia do Forte Beach (12 miles away).
  • Papa-Gente Beach (12 miles away).
  • Praia de Itacimirim (12 miles away).

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What kind of rental car should I get for Mata de Sao Joao?

Whether you're traveling alone or with some pals, CarRentals.com will help you find a perfect set of wheels for your Mata de Sao Joao adventure. A compact car is an excellent option if you plan to spend a lot of your time in the center of the city. Cheap to rent and dependable, these vehicles will take you from A to B easily and comfortably. If you're eager to make a splash, rent a ride from our special category. We know you'll find something that'll spark some envious glances. Got the young ones in tow? A spacious full-size car will tick your boxes.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Mata de Sao Joao?

Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes choosing the right car important. If you're planning an epic road trip around Mata de Sao Joao, a roomy SUV could be the perfect solution. If you're hoping for a fantastic bargain and plan on sticking mostly to the city, an economy car is hard to beat. All you have to do is work out what'll suit you best, load up the car, and hit the highway.

What do I need to know about driving in Salvador?

There's a whole lot more to hitting the road in Mata de Sao Joao than just sliding behind the wheel and firing up the engine. Learn about the most important local road rules here:

What side of the road do they drive on in Mata de Sao Joao?

You'll have to stick to the right while driving in Mata de Sao Joao. Also, exercise some extra caution if it's your first time in the driver's seat here. Once you've got the hang of how the locals drive, relax and enjoy the scenery!

Is it difficult to park in Mata de Sao Joao?

You'll discover no shortage of places to park your ride in Mata de Sao Joao. Even in the busiest areas, there's often a spot just where you need it.

Does Mata de Sao Joao have peak-hour traffic?

Since the population of Mata de Sao Joao is about 26,700, you won't have a lot of trouble with traffic congestion. That being said, main roads usually get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.

Are there speed limits in Mata de Sao Joao?

There are. In Mata de Sao Joao, speed limits range from 30 km/h to 110 km/h. Most built-up areas have a maximum speed limit of 60 km/h unless signed otherwise.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Salvador?

More often than not, your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may provide your contact details to local authorities, who'll then issue a fine straight to you.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Mata de Sao Joao?

Like many places, standard cell phone usage is not allowed while behind the wheel in Mata de Sao Joao. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just ensure you maintain focus on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Mata de Sao Joao?

While behind the wheel in Mata de Sao Joao, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.06%. Planning to have a few beers over lunch or dinner? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Mata de Sao Joao?

Yes, drivers can turn on a red light in Mata de Sao Joao. Before making the maneuver, you have to bring the vehicle to a complete stop. Continue only when the coast is clear of oncoming traffic.

Are seat belts compulsory in Salvador?

They sure are. However, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation networks.

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