Motorways and main routes in Hungary tend to be in good condition but don't be surprised, when travelling in Hungary, to find that some of the roads have a very rough, gravel surface. There are eight main routes in Hungary designated by a single digit system; seven of them pass through the capital of Budapest. Secondary roads are indicated by two or more digit numbers. Use these roads to traverse Hungary's countryside, mineral spas and lush farmlands with a car hire.
Hungary is in the Central European Time Zone, putting Hungary time difference one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1) and two hours ahead of GMT during British Summer Time (GMT +2 from last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October), so remember to set your clock when driving your car hire in Balatonfoldvar.
Hungarian or Magyar, is an anomaly among European languages. It is resembles Finnish and Estonian more than any Romance or Germanic language. English is increasingly spoken, especially among younger people, so don't hesitate to ask for directions when driving your cheap car hire in Budapest. Older people often know some German.
The electricity in Hungary runs at 220 V. The Continental two-round-pin plug is standard.
After booking your cheap car hire in Hungary, take a look at the current exchange rates to prepare for your holidays. The currency in Hungary is the Forint (HUF). You will find ATM machines in the main cities.
When planning your holiday with a car hire, be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out Hungary tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Visit Hungary's official tourist website for some great holiday ideas.
Since Hungary is a member state of the EU, UK citizens don't require a visa to enter the country, simply a valid passport. The British Embassy in Hungary is located in Budapest. To know more about UK Embassies in Hungary and other information, visit the website provided.
Before you book your chap car hire, it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Hungary travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your holiday, as well as all the arrangements you need to make before travelling.
*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.