Jersey Island, the largest one of the Channel Islands, is famous for picturesque beaches, cliffs, valleys and castles. The island appears to be a romantic place for spending a lazy weekend for two. No matter what your travel plans are, Auto Europe has some great deals for a car hire in Jersey with the pick-up options at the airport and ferry terminal.
As small as Jersey might seem at a first glance, the island has 350 miles of roads. Some country lines may be narrow and winding, and they may surprise you with some sudden twists! The top speed limit is 40 mph, and in residential areas it goes down to 30 mph and even to 20 mph in some places. Pay attention to Green Lane network, where pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders have priority. The speed limit in Green Lanes is 15 mph. There are on-the-spot fines, so you are best to drive slowly your car hire in Jersey.
Parking options in Jersey are limited as the island has one of the highest ratios of cars to people. The yellow lines mark prohibited parking areas. Red lines indicate the on-street parking paid with paycards, which can be purchased in most shops and car hire offices. There are few public car parks that do not require paycards and where you pay on exit, such us Elizabeth Harbour, the Airport and the Waterfront.
Together with Guernsey and other smaller Channel Islands, Jersey is located in the English Channel. Jersey lies some 14 miles to the north from Normandy in France and 100 miles south of Great Britain. There is a temperate climate with mild winters and summers ranging from mild to warm.
Jersey Airport (JER)
Address: St Peter JE1 1BY, Jersey
Telephone: +44 1534 446000
The majority of the bus lines in Jersey depart from the bus station in St Helier and finish in different locations on the island. There are two types of taxis in Jersey, cheaper rank taxis with yellow rank rooftop signs and more pricey private hire taxis.