If your trip to Worcester is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.Not too far from the city center, Worcester Cathedral is one spot you might like to consider putting on your to-do list. If you still have some space on that travel schedule, Commandery and Gheluvelt Park will keep you busy as well.
Make sure you have enough gas in the tank, because there are a few good reasons to go exploring beyond Worcester. They include Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Sugar Loaf Beach — an appealing road-trip destination just 55 miles away. Afterwards, point your rental car in the direction of Clevedon Court.
Worcester has so much to offer. You could stay a week in this place and not run out of things to do. If you’d like to soak up as much as you can in this energetic metropolis, you’ll need a rental car. Bear in mind that driving in the city often comes with tight streets and even tighter parking spaces. Don’t worry though, because a mini or compact car can make this much less daunting. If you’re planning to head straight out of the city and cruise around some of the rocky coastlines that Worcester is well known for, you’ll probably prefer a rental car with more cargo space. A mid-size or full-size SUV will suit your needs.
For some people, owning a luxury vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting the car of your dreams is far easier than you think! Imagine the feeling of cruising around town in a swish sports car, even if it’s only for a little while. Or maybe all you’re chasing is a trusty set of wheels to bring you safely from point A to point B. Flashy or frugal? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit you in Worcester.
In Worcester, drivers stick to the left side of the road. That means the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, get comfortable with shifting gears with your left hand.
Finding a car space in Worcester isn’t too difficult. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
As with many destinations, the roads are generally busy in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, with a population of approximately 101,700, traffic congestion isn’t a huge issue in Worcester.
Speed limits vary throughout the city of Worcester, but generally range from 30mph to 70mph. Most residential zones have a maximum speed of 30mph unless stated otherwise.
Generally, your rental car company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Otherwise, they may supply your information to the relevant local authority, who’ll then send a fine to your postal address.
If you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, it’s fine to use your cell phone while driving a car in Worcester. But be sure to keep focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Worcester is 0.08%. If you’re in the mood for a big night, leave your rental wheels behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
No, it’s not. In Worcester, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.
Although there are a few exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Malvern Hills District.