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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Salem?
If your trip to Salem is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.Stop by Salem Witch Museum. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most travelers’ must-do lists. Witch House and Salem Witch Trials Memorial are also not far away and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Salem?
Situated 16 miles away and offering plenty of things to do, Andover brings in visitors year-round. Come and find out why they keep on coming back for more. Hull is one more place to add to your list. It’s located 16 miles away. Step out of the car, have a little stretch and discover what this place has to offer.
Where are the best beaches near Salem?
No matter what the weather’s like, you’ll be able to catch sight of the incredible beaches near Salem from behind the wheel of your rental car. As you travel along, keep your eyes peeled for seabirds swooping over these stunning stretches of coastline:

  • Plum Cove (4 miles away).
  • Revere Beach (8 miles away).
  • Singing Beach (8 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Salem?
If you have some work-related business to attend to in Salem, chances are you’ll be spending loads of time at a major convention center. If that’s the case, you might want to hear about the ones that have hotels, cafés and restaurants nearby:

  • TD Garden (13 miles away).
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (14 miles away).
  • Hancock Conference Center (15 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Salem?
With your very own set of wheels, Salem is yours to experience. People travel to this interesting city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the ideal car for each of them. A key priority for large families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to an SUV. Travelers on a budget usually prefer the great mileage and affordability of our smaller cars, such as a mini or compact car. If you’re hoping to make an impressive entrance in Salem, you could even peruse our special category for a vehicle that will make any car enthusiast dizzy with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Salem?
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Salem. From SUVs with space to spare to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your ride depends on your budget and what you intend to do. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than a bargain, no-frills type model.
What side of the road do they drive on in Salem?
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Salem. Even though the conditions may be similar to home, it’s always smart to drive a little more cautiously in places you’ve never been.
Is it difficult to park in Salem?
Finding a car space in Salem isn’t always simple. That’s why many choose a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around the city, pay attention to the signage. Overstaying the specified time limit could land you a steep fine.
Does Salem have peak-hour traffic?
One awesome thing about escaping to a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of approximately 42,900, you can look forward to a smooth Salem driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Salem?
While motoring around the streets of Salem, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 20mph to 65mph. Residential areas are 30mph unless indicated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Boston?
One of two things will happen. Your car rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the more common practice. On the other hand, it may give your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so the fine is sent directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Salem?
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Salem, and you may even be charged a fine for just holding a phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Salem?
When operating a vehicle in Salem, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.08%. Planning to have a drink or two while you’re out? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Salem?
Road rules in Salem allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic nearer to them, without waiting for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the car must come to a total stop and the driver must make sure that the way is clear before continuing on.
Are seat belts compulsory in Boston?
In short, yes. Although, there are exceptions for certain vehicles used by public transportation networks.

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