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If your trip to Salamanca is all booked but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.
If you're eager to see more, Cathedral of Irapuato, Irapuato Zoo and Fuente des Aguas Danzarinas are favorites with visitors and within a quick drive of the town center.
If you're searching for day-trip inspiration, we can help out. Sitting 25 miles away, Celaya is worth getting in the car for. Miguel Aleman Valdes Stadium ought to be at the top of your list here. Galerias Celaya Mall and Alameda Park are excellent attractions too. The locals will also probably point you toward Dolores Hidalgo, 40 miles away. If you only see one attraction here, let it be Cuna de Tierra Vineyard. (But we're also huge fans of Cuna de Tierra Winery and José Alfredo Jiménez Museum.)
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No other mode of transportation can give you convenience and flexibility like your own set of wheels. No matter the reason for your jaunt to Salamanca, CarRentals.com has an excellent range of vehicles to drive away in. Spending time in the city with your beloved? Get a little cozy by grabbing the keys to a convertible. Lots of fun to drive and a breeze to park, you'll love sitting next to each other in one of these little rides. A full-size SUV is a good option for big families. There's plenty of space for everyone and you can venture wherever you want, whenever you want. If you're traveling for business, a premium car will carry you from conference to meeting in serious style.
There's plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in Salamanca. From sporty models with all the mod cons to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you'll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need anything more than an engine and four wheels. What type of car will it be this time?
Driving around a new location doesn't need to make you grip the steering wheel in fear. If you're headed for Salamanca, get confident in the driver's seat with these helpful pointers:
In Salamanca, you'll need to stick to the right-hand side. When visiting someplace new, it's always a wise idea to select an automatic car. That way, you can focus on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
It's relatively easy to find a car space in Salamanca, although it can be a challenge to nab a spot in the busier streets. Booking a hotel with a parking lot will make things more convenient.
One of the advantages of vacationing in a smaller city is less traffic, so you won't have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of around 160,200, you can look forward to a smooth Salamanca driving experience.
Yes. In Salamanca, speed limits range from 60 km/h to 110 km/h. Residential areas have a maximum speed limit of 60 km/h unless signed otherwise.
One of two things will happen. Your rental company may bill the fined amount to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Alternatively, it may forward your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued straight to you.
Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you are allowed to use your cell phone while operating a vehicle in Salamanca. But be sure to keep concentrating on the road.
While operating a vehicle in Salamanca, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.08%. Thinking of having a couple of drinks with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
It's prohibited to turn on a red light in Salamanca. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment until the light switches back to green.
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Guanajuato.