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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Memphis?
If your trip to Memphis is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.Take in the best of what this place has to offer by adding Fire Museum of Memphis and Orpheum Theatre to your itinerary. If you’ve got an extra day to spare, take a look at Sun Studio and Stax Museum of American Soul Music as well.Not far from the city center, Beale Street is one attraction to consider putting on your to-do list. National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel and Tom Lee Park are also nearby and worth taking the time to see.
Where are the best convention centers near Memphis?
Here on a business-related trip? You’ll be glad to hear that Minglewood Hall has some terrific hotels, restaurants and cafés close by. It’s situated 2 miles from Memphis.
What kind of rental car should I get for Memphis?
An unforgettable road trip begins with a quality car. And if you intend to check out the exciting sights of Memphis, like Graceland, you’ll need a ride that suits all your needs. Enter the economy or compact car. These small runabouts will help you maneuver this lively city’s maze of traffic, streets and pedestrians. If you’re traveling with a few pals, it pays to think bigger. Cruise in comfort and fit all your suitcases with a full-size SUV. These wheels can handle all types of terrain, which makes them ideal if you have plans to get out and discover the rolling hills around the region.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Memphis?
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Memphis. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to agile compacts, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on your budget and what you intend to do. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need more than a bargain, no-frills type model.
Is it difficult to park in Memphis?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Memphis, though it can be hard to get a spot in the busier streets. Booking a hotel that provides guests with on-site parking is always a smart idea.
Does Memphis have peak-hour traffic?
One of the best things about escaping to a smaller city is less traffic, so don’t stress too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of only 655,800, you can look forward to a smooth Memphis driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Memphis?
Most residential areas in Memphis have a 30mph speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits generally range between 20mph and 55mph.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Shelby County?
More often than not, your rental car company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Or they may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Memphis?
If you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you can use your cell phone while behind the wheel in Memphis. Just make sure you keep concentrating on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Memphis?
In Memphis, it’s illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a couple of glasses of wine with dinner, it’s a good idea to leave the car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Memphis?
Yes you can. But before doing so, you are required to completely stop the car and only proceed if there’s no traffic approaching.
Are seat belts compulsory in Shelby County?
Seat belts have to be worn in Shelby County. Having said that, these rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.

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