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If your trip to San Pedro Pochutla is all locked in but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
The wider region is known for some great sunbathing and swimming. Why not hop in your car, get some fresh air and spend some time in nature?
We know you can't wait to see what your new ride can do. How about heading out on a day trip to Santa María Huatulco? Just 16 miles away, roll down those windows and enjoy the wind in your hair on the way there. Huatulco Beach should be at the top of your to-do list here. La Entrega Beach and Chahue Beach are interesting attractions too. The locals are also likely to point you in the direction of Puerto Escondido, 43 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, make sure it's Carrizalillo Beach. (But we're also big fans of Puerto Angelito Beach and Bacocho Beach.)
Nothing screams vacation like jumping in the car, blasting some tunes and cruising to the seaside. San Pedro Pochutla has some glorious beaches nearby, so bring along a book (and a kite if it's breezy) and take a jaunt to one of these beautiful options:
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No other mode of transportation can offer you convenience and freedom like your own set of wheels. No matter the reason for your trip to San Pedro Pochutla, CarRentals.com has a great selection of vehicles to pick from. On a city break with your partner? Make things cozy by renting a compact car or a mini. A pleasure to drive and a cinch to park, you'll adore sitting next to each other in one of these zippy rides. An SUV is perfect for families with youngsters. There's room enough for everyone and you can go where you want, when you want. If you're traveling for work, a premium car will transport you from your hotel to the boardroom in serious style.
For some people, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream ride is well within your grasp! Experience the thrill of cruising into town in a swanky sports car, even if it's only for a little while. Or perhaps all you need is a budget ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Affordable or flashy? Either way, there's a rental car to suit your style in San Pedro Pochutla.
When driving in unfamiliar territory, you'll want to have a solid understanding of the local traffic laws. Here's what you'll need to know to hop behind the wheel in San Pedro Pochutla safely and soundly:
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in San Pedro Pochutla. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's always wise to drive a little more carefully in destinations you've never been.
Scoring a parking space in San Pedro Pochutla should be relatively easy. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
One awesome thing about motoring around a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won't need to stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of around 13,700, you can expect a smooth San Pedro Pochutla driving experience.
Speed limits vary in and around the city of San Pedro Pochutla, but typically range from 60 km/h to 110 km/h. Most residential areas have a maximum speed of 60 km/h unless indicated otherwise.
Generally, your car rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine directly to you.
It's against the law to use your cell phone while you're behind the wheel in San Pedro Pochutla, and you may even be charged a fine for simply holding your phone when you're in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.
In San Pedro Pochutla, it is a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.08%. If you're thinking of having a drink or two, it'd be wise to leave your rental car behind.
It's prohibited to turn at a red light in San Pedro Pochutla. If you come across one, take the opportunity to enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the signal changes to green.
Seat belts are mandatory in Santa María Huatulco. Having said that, these rules may vary for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.