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Where is Orange County?

Maybe you're the kind of traveler who plans every little detail of your getaway. Or perhaps you prefer to hop in your rental car and let life surprise you. Whatever gets your motor running, there are some key facts about Orange County that you might want to know. Get ready to book a plane ticket to United States of America to get to this wonderful destination.

What are the best road trip destinations in Orange County?

Orange County is an amazing place to take to the highways and byways in your own set of wheels. Crank up your favorite playlist and enjoy the freedom of discovering all the hidden gems dotted between each of its most popular destinations. Try to visit as many of this place's top destinations as you can:

  • Newburgh (population of 28,300)
  • Florida (population of 2,900)
  • Otisville (population of 1,050)
  • Unionville (population of 590)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Orange County?

Here are our top tips on how to hit the road with some savings in your wallet:

  • Use our amazing filter tool to help point you toward the hottest car deals in town — then compare the prices;
  • By entering only your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you'll be informed of all the unbeatable offers for your chosen destination;
  • Before you pick up your keys and jump behind the wheel, check both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off office locations to make sure you're getting your hands on the cheapest deal in town;
  • You can often save a pretty penny if your plans are flexible. Play with different days and dates and find out how much you can save;
  • No one likes getting stung with a late fee. Avoid paying for another full day by making sure your pickup and drop-off times are similar;
  • Some car rental companies reward you with discounts if you pay immediately, so keep an eye out for these kinds of offers;
  • The early bird catches the juiciest worm, along with the hottest deals! Book as soon as possible to secure some impressive savings.

What is the most popular rental car category in Orange County?

Don't limit your adventures to those urban areas. Orange County boasts some unmissable scenery, such as rivers, rocky coastlines, and mountains. A ride like a convertible will help you see them in style. These rental vehicles are perfect for sightseers who'd prefer to take in the views with the top down. Who doesn't adore the sensation of the wind in their hair?

Should I get a luxury rental car in Orange County?

For some people, owning a high-end vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting the car of your dreams is well within your grasp! Imagine rolling into town in a high-end sports car, even if it's only for a few days. Or perhaps all you need is a reliable set of wheels to get you quickly from A to B. Flashy or affordable? Either way, there's a rental car to suit you in Orange County.

What do I need to know about driving in New York?

There's no better way to discover the hidden gems of Orange County than from behind the wheel of your own rental car. But before you start the engine and speed off, it's worth checking out some of the road rules. Here are a few tips to help make your trip as safe and easy as possible:

What side of the road do they drive on in Orange County?

You'll need to keep right while driving in Orange County. In addition to that, exercise a little extra caution if it's your first time on the road here. Once you're used to how the locals drive, you can relax and start enjoying the scenery!

Are there speed limits in Orange County?

Yes, there are. Typically, speed limits in Orange County range from 20 mi/h to 65 mi/h. In residential areas, you're not usually permitted to travel faster than 45 mi/h.

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

Normally, your chosen rental car company will charge the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to local law enforcement agencies so they can issue a fine to you directly.

Are seat belts compulsory in New York?

Seat belts should always be worn in New York. Having said that, the rules may vary for certain vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.

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

It's prohibited to use your cell phone while you're behind the wheel in Orange County, and you may also receive a fine for simply holding your phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your focus remains on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Orange County?

While behind the wheel in Orange County, it's a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of over 0.08%. Planning to have one or two drinks while you're out? Consider using a ride-sharing service or taking a taxi.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Orange County?

Yes you can. But before you turn, you must completely stop the vehicle and only proceed if the lane is free of traffic.

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