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If your trip to Ondina is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
You'll find a range of sights within close reach of this area, such as Paciencia Beach. More adventure is waiting for you at Barra Shopping Mall and Ondina Beach, which are also close by.
You can't say goodbye without seeing Graça. Offering some excellent attractions, it's a popular destination for a day trip. From Ondina, it's located 1 mile away.
No matter the weather forecast, you'll be able to visit the awesome beaches near Ondina from the comfort and freedom of your rental car. As you drive along, keep an eye out for seabirds soaring over these dazzling stretches of coastline:
Ondina is a popular base to explore Salvador and its nearby areas. Located just 2 miles from downtown, you'll probably be doing a mix of city and open-road driving. Think about your travel plans. Are you planning on staying around town or are you chasing adventure in the great outdoors? If it's both, rent a standard or medium-sized car for the best of both worlds — comfort and practicality.
You'll be pleased to hear that there's a great range of luxury rental vehicles on offer in Ondina. What you go for is largely dependent on your budget and what you're planning to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer unparalleled mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not grab a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a fancy medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you're just after a car to whiz around town in as cheaply as possible, you're better off going with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your pocket).
Not knowing the traffic rules is like taking off on a road trip without a map. Cruise with confidence in Ondina with our list of driving tips:
You have to drive on the right side of the road in Ondina. Even though it may seem similar to home, we recommend driving a little more cautiously on roads you're not familiar with.
Salvador is large enough to have peak-hour traffic, which can extend to neighborhoods like Ondina. You're likely to encounter congestion as people come and go from work.
You'll find lots of places to leave your rental car in Ondina. Even in the thick of the action, there's usually a space right where you need it.
Just like the wider Salvador area, the neighborhood of Ondina has speed limits that range from 30 km/h to 110 km/h. In residential areas, you generally won't be able to travel faster than 60 km/h.
More often than not, your chosen car rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to local authorities so they can issue a fine straight to you.
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Salvador.
As is the case in many places, standard cell phone usage is not permitted while driving around Ondina. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Ondina is 0.06%. If you're in the mood for a big night out, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Traffic laws in Ondina allow drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without having to wait for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the car must come to a complete stop and the driver must ensure the way is clear before moving on.