If your trip to Shannon is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.If you’re looking for a reason to see what’s outside the city center, Hendry Farm Lighthouse is it. Want another one? Motts Landing Vineyard is also worth the short commute out.
If you feel like a day trip, pack your bags and make your way to Saint John. Situated 30 miles away, it has no shortage of things to keep you occupied. Fredericton is one more place to explore. It’s about 35 miles away. Hop out of the car, have a little stretch and find out what this place offers.
Get set for your next adventure in Shannon. Which car you decide on depends on what sort of vacation you’re planning. If you’re traveling by yourself, why not go for a compact car? They’re great on gas and a cinch to park. If you’re on the road with a few friends, reserve an intermediate or a standard car. They offer more room to move and space for everyone’s suitcases.
You’ll be glad to know that there’s an impressive variety of both luxury and economy rentals in Shannon. What you end up going for is largely dependent on how much you want to spend and what you’re hoping to do. Specialty vehicles offer unparalleled comfort and class. If you feel like splashing out, why not grab a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized sedan? Alternatively, if you’re just after a car to get you from A to B as economically as possible, you’re better off choosing an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won’t burn a hole in your pocket).
People drive on the right side of the road in Shannon. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, we recommend driving a little more carefully on roads you’re not familiar with.
Finding a parking spot in Shannon is a breeze. There’s no need to drive around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s why the locals love it. There’s plenty of on and off-street parking to take your pick of.
Speed limits vary in and around Shannon, but usually range from 30km/h to 110km/h. Most residential areas have a maximum speed of 50km/h unless marked otherwise.
In most cases, your chosen rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine directly to you.
Like many places, normal cell phone usage is not allowed while operating a vehicle in Shannon. There is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
When behind the wheel in Shannon, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. Thinking of having a few drinks over lunch or dinner? Consider taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Yes. However, before you turn you must bring the vehicle to a complete stop and only proceed if there’s no oncoming traffic.
Seat belts are required in New Brunswick. Having said that, the rule may vary for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.