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If your trip to Hechtsheim is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a helping hand.
There's nothing like discovering new places. While you're in town, Mainz Cathedral and Gutenberg Museum should be among them. Another attraction to visit is Opel Arena.
If you're after a day-trip destination, we know just the place. Sitting 19 miles away, Ruedesheim am Rhein is worth the drive. Drosselgasse ought to be at the top of your to-do list here. Schloss Johannisberg and Rheinstein Castle are fantastic attractions too. The locals will also likely point you toward Bad Kreuznach, 19 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, make sure it's Doennhoff Winery. (But we're also big fans of Wagner-Stempel and Schlossgut Diel.)
There's nothing quite as nice as dropping the car window and feeling the salty sea air in your hair while you're cruising by the sea. Pack some yummy snacks and spend an afternoon soaking up the sun at one of the stunning beaches near Hechtsheim. Picturesque options include:
If you're traveling to Hechtsheim for work-related reasons, there's a good chance you'll be visiting some business and convention centers. With your own rental car, you can rest easy knowing you'll arrive on time. Here are some of the most well known:
Avoid paying an arm and a leg for a rental car by following our top tips and tricks:
A rental car allows you to get from A to B quickly and comfortably in Hechtsheim. If you're traveling on a shoestring and eager to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is an excellent option. These smaller cars are cheap to run and a piece of cake to park. If you have the kids in tow, an SUV will give you plenty of space.
You'll be happy to hear that there's a great range of luxurious vehicles to rent in Hechtsheim. What you end up going with is largely dependent on how much you want to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles are hard to beat if you're all about mod cons and comfort. If you want to treat yourself, why not grab a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you're just after something to whiz around town in at the cheapest price possible, you're better off choosing a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that's unlikely to break the bank).
Before you rent a car in Hechtsheim, read up on the local road laws. From which side of the road to drive on to seat belt regulations, here's the lowdown:
In Hechtsheim, you'll have to keep on the right side. When visiting someplace new, it's always a smart idea to choose an automatic car. That way, you can concentrate on the road and not stress about gear changes.
It's relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Hechtsheim, although you might find it hard to secure a spot in the busiest streets. Booking a hotel with a parking lot is always a smart idea.
While cruising through the streets of Hechtsheim, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 30 km/h to 130 km/h. Residential zones are 30 km/h unless otherwise signed.
Normally, your rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can send a fine directly to you.
Like many places, normal cell phone usage is not allowed while behind the wheel in Hechtsheim. However, an exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you stay focused on the road.
When operating a vehicle in Hechtsheim, it's an offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. Thinking of having a few drinks over lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
It's illegal to turn at a red light in Hechtsheim. When you come across one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light changes to green.
They are, so buckle up. Although, there are a few exceptions for vehicles used by public transportation systems.