You will need your wits about you when travelling through the city centres of Panama. It can seem very hectic; however after a while you will notice that it is organised chaos. If you are able to plan your route and give yourself as more information as possible then you will be fully prepared.
With your Panama car hire you will be travelling on GMT -5 hours, making the Panama time difference, 5 hours behind UK time.
Spanish is the most commonly spoken language in Panama. When picking up your hire car in Panama City you will find that English is also used.
For the electrical items that you are taking on your cheap car hire travels you need to bear in mind that the electricity in Panama is 110 V, 60 Hz. The electrical points in Panama generally use 1 type of plug, which is a flat blade plug.
The US Dollar is the official paper currency in Panama, with the Panamanian Balboa used for the coins. You will find ATM machines located in the cities, however not in the more rural areas.
When planning your holiday with a car hire be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out Panama ourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Start off by visiting Panama Tourist Website.
If you are holidaying for up to 30 days a travel visa is not required. Take a look at Panama Tourist Visas to choose the one which befits your holiday needs. The British Embassy is located in Panama City. To know more about UK Embassies in Panama and other information, visit the website provided.
Before you book your car hire it's probably worth having a look through some of the above Panama travel information to ensure you have the knowledge required for your holiday!