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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Newtown?
If your trip to Newtown is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.Not far from the city center, Textile Museum is one attraction to consider putting on your must-see list. Robert Owen Museum and St Mary’s Old Parish Church are also not far away and worth checking out.
What are the best road trip destinations near Newtown?
If you’re looking for a day-trip destination, we know just the place. Located 19 miles away, Llandrindod Wells is worth hopping in the car for. Rock Park should be toward the top of your list here. Llandrindod Lake and Cefnllys Castle are interesting attractions too. Don’t skip Llangollen either! Just 30 miles away, Pontcysyllte Aquaduct, Llangollen Bridge and Chirk Castle are non-negotiable stops here.
What kind of rental car should I get for Newtown?
Whatever your motoring needs in Newtown, will help you get to where you’re going quickly and efficiently. If you’re in the city for work, a premium car is a good fit. These sorts of vehicles boast high-quality finishes, plush interiors, and a host of extras. Traveling on a shoestring budget and want to save some cash? A compact car or a mini may be the way to go. These cool little rides are inexpensive to run and fantastic for dashing about tight city streets. If you have a few kids and a pile of luggage in tow, a full-size SUV promises the space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Newtown?
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to renting a car in Newtown. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match of course depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don’t need much more than four wheels and a gas pedal. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Newtown?
The left-hand side is where you’ll be motoring along in Newtown. Also take note that the controls of your rental vehicle here, such as the steering wheel, will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
Is it difficult to park in Newtown?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Newtown, though you might find it difficult to nab a spot in the busier streets. Booking a hotel that offers on-site parking will make things more convenient.
Does Newtown have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Newtown is about 11,400, you shouldn’t have too much trouble with traffic congestion. However, city center streets usually get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Newtown?
Speed limits vary in and around Newtown, but generally range from 30mph to 70mph. Most residential zones have a top speed of 30mph unless marked otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Wales?
Normally your chosen rental car company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may supply your information to local law enforcement agencies, who’ll then issue a fine to your postal address.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Newtown?
As is the case in many places, normal cell phone usage is not permitted while driving around Newtown. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just remember to stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Newtown?
While behind the wheel in Newtown, it’s an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08%. Thinking of having a wine or two while you’re out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Newtown?
You aren’t allowed to turn at a red light in Newtown. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light goes back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in Wales?
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Wales.

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