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Car Hire Latvia Travel Information

Latvia is situated on the Baltic coast and borders Estonia in the North, Lithuania in the South, the Russian Republic in the East and Byelorussia in the Southeast. The coastal plain is mostly flat, but inland to the east the land is hilly with lush forests and pristine lakes. Riga is the capital located on the coast, but other cities not to be missed are Daugavpils, Liepaja, Jelgava, and Jurmala.

Latvia Time Difference

Latvia is in the Eastern European Time Zone. Latvia time difference is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2) in the UK.

Language in Latvia

Latvian is an Indo-European language closely related to Lithuanian and though officially it is the language of Latvia, its people are still learning to use it. Prior to Latvia's independence in 1991, the official language was Russian meaning many residents continue to speak Russian in everyday life. English and German are both widely spoken as well.

Electricity in Latvia

Electricity in Latvia operates on a current of 220 volt, 50Hz, and the European-style 2-pin plug is standard.

Currency in Latvia

Booking your cheap car hire in Riga is a great starting point for your holiday in Latvia, but there are other details you should look into beforehand. For instance, exchange rates. The currency in Latvia is the Latvian Lat (LVL). ATMs are available throughout the country, though are more difficult to find in rural areas than in the city.

Tourism in Latvia

When planning your holiday with a car hire be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out Latvia tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Visit the official website of Tourism Latvia for more information.

Latvia Visa & Embassy Information

British Citizen passport holders planning a holiday with a car hire in Latvia do not require a visa for stays of up to three months. British passport holders, whose nationality is shown as anything other than a British Citizen must contact the nearest Latvian Embassy to determine whether a visa is required.

The British Embassy in Latvia is located in Riga. To know more about UK Embassies in Latvia and other information, visit the website provided.

Before you book your cheap car hire it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Latvia travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your holiday, as well as all arrangements you need to make before travelling.

Riga car hire starting at ú12 /per day*

*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.

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