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Where is Meghalaya?

Sure, there's something to be said for drifting like a free spirit. But sometimes you have to know where you're going. Before you jump in your rental car and coast down the road, it's worth learning something about Meghalaya. This fascinating destination can be found in India.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Meghalaya?

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  • You can often save a pretty penny if your vacation plans are flexible. Look at different days and dates and find out how much you can save;
  • So you don't end up paying for an extra day or a late fee, try to keep your pickup and drop-off times the same;
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  • It's best to book as soon as your vacation dates are locked in. The early bird gets the worm!

Should I get a luxury rental car in Meghalaya?

For some of us, owning a high-end vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting the car of your dreams is far easier than you think! Imagine the feeling of rolling into town in a swanky convertible, even if it's only for a day or two. Or maybe all you need is a reliable set of wheels to get you quickly and safely from A to B. Affordable or flashy? Whatever you're looking for, there's a rental car to suit you in Meghalaya.

What do I need to know about driving in India?

There's no better way to discover Meghalaya than from the comfort of your own rental car. But before you fasten your seat belt and race off, it's worth brushing up on some of the road rules. Here are a few handy tips and hints to help make sure your journey goes smoothly:

What side of the road do they drive on in Meghalaya?

The left-hand side of the road is where you'll be driving along in Meghalaya. Also take note that the controls of your rental vehicle here, such as the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the opposite side of what you're used to.

Are there speed limits in Meghalaya?

There certainly are. Typically, speed limits in Meghalaya range from 40 km/h to 120 km/h. On residential streets, you're not usually allowed to drive faster than 40 km/h.

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

Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Or it may forward your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in India?

By law everyone must wear a seat belt. However, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation networks.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Meghalaya?

As is the case in many places, standard cell phone usage is not permitted while driving in Meghalaya. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you maintain focus on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Meghalaya?

When driving in Meghalaya, it's a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.03%. Planning to have a wine or two with lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Meghalaya?

Yes, drivers are allowed to turn on a red light in Meghalaya. Before making the maneuver, you have to bring the car to a complete stop. Proceed only when the lane is clear.

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