Use caution when travelling with your Puerto Rico car hire in the countryside, since roads may have narrow bends and locals don't always slow down. Furthermore, some roads only have one and a half lanes, so driving defensively is essential. Public transportation is fairly bad in Puerto Rico, so travelling in your own Puerto Rico car hire is the best way to get around, especially if you plan to explore the country outside of San Juan.
Puerto Rico is in the Atlantic Standard Time, making the Puerto Rico time difference 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. Remember to set your clock before collecting your car hire in San Juan.
The official languages of Puerto Rico are Spanish and English. However, it's important to note that Spanish is the language spoken by the vast majority of the population. About one quarter of the people speaks English as a second language, specially in tourist areas, so feel free to ask for directions when driving your car hire in Aguadilla.
Electricity in Puerto Rico is 120 V (60 cycles per second). Outlets in the country are made for flat blade plugs of the type used in the United States.
The currency in Puerto Rico is the United States Dollar (USD). You will find ATM machines in the main cities and tourist areas.
When planning your holiday with a car hire be sure to take a look at the following websites to find out tthe tourism Puerto Rico office locations, places to visit, accommodations and other helpful information before travelling. To know more, visit the Puerto Rico Tourist Information Page.
Since Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States of America, the same visa requirements apply as for any other American State. Under the US Visa Waiver Programme, British Citizens don't require a visa to enter Puerto Rico for tourism purposes. However, it will be necessary to provide details online at least 72 hours prior to travel at the ESTA (Electronic Travel System Authorisation) website.
To learn about UK Embassies in Puerto Rico and the United States, as well as other information, visit this website.
Before you book your cheap car hire it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Puerto Rico 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 to Puerto Rico.