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If your trip to Pedro Leopoldo is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Wondering what deserves a place on your busy itinerary? Many visitors make time to see Santuario Schoenstatt and Santuario Schoenstatt Tabor da Liberdade.
Make sure the gas tank is full, because there are some great reasons to explore beyond Pedro Leopoldo. They include Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte — a well-known road-trip destination just 22 miles away. After one more reason to visit? Liberty Square is also within close reach.
We've pulled together a list of our best tips and tricks to help you save some serious cash:
No other mode of transportation can offer you flexibility and freedom like your own car. Whatever the reason for your journey to Pedro Leopoldo, CarRentals.com has a fantastic selection of vehicles to choose from. Spending a weekend in the city with your beloved? Rev up the romance by renting a convertible. Great fun to drive and a piece of cake to park, you'll love sitting side by side in one of these nifty rides. A full-size car is a good choice for large families. There's loads of space for everyone and you can go where you want, when you want. If you're on the road for work, a premium car will carry you from your hotel to the boardroom in luxury and comfort.
You'll be glad to hear that there's a broad range of both economy and high-end rental vehicles in Pedro Leopoldo. What you go with will depend on what you're willing to spend and what you're planning to do. Specialty vehicles offer the best in mod cons and comfort. If you feel like splashing out, why not pick a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a flashy medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a set of wheels to whiz around town in at the cheapest price possible, stick with a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that's unlikely to break the bank).
There's a bit more to driving in Pedro Leopoldo than just sliding behind the wheel and putting your foot on the gas. Familiarize yourself with the most important local traffic laws here:
People drive on the right-hand side of the road in Pedro Leopoldo. Even though the rules may be similar to home, it's always smart to drive a bit more cautiously on roads you're not familiar with.
Finding a parking spot in Pedro Leopoldo is a cinch. You won't need to keep driving around the block in dense traffic here — and that's why the locals love it. There's lots of on and off-street parking to take your pick of.
As with most cities, you can expect slightly heavier traffic in the rush hours before and after work. However, due to its smaller population of around 49,300, traffic isn't a big problem in Pedro Leopoldo.
Yes. In Pedro Leopoldo, speed limits range from 30 km/h to 110 km/h. Most built-up areas have a default speed limit of 60 km/h unless indicated otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual approach. On the other hand, it may provide your contact information to local authorities so the fine is sent to you directly.
As is the case in many places, normal cell phone usage is not allowed while driving a car in Pedro Leopoldo. There is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just remember to maintain focus on the road.
When behind the wheel in Pedro Leopoldo, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.06%. Planning to have a wine or two over lunch or dinner? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Yes. But before doing so, you are required to completely stop the car and only move on if there's no approaching traffic.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Minas Gerais (state).