The roads in Guadeloupe are generally in good condition. People tend to be in a hurry so be careful while driving. Roads towards the mountains can be very narrow and winding, however drivers still speed on these roads, so please be careful and concentrate at all times. Some scenic routes are beautiful and it's a great idea to plan your journey with a car hire before you go.
Guadeloupe time runs on Central European Time (CET) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT -5). During European summer time the time difference is -6 hours (GMT -6).
The official language in Guadeloupe is French. English is spoken by professionals and those in the tourism industry.
Guadeloupe electricity is set at 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Standard French two-pin plus are used.
The currency in Guadeloupe is the Euro (EUR).
When planning your holiday with a car hire, be sure to have a look at Guadeloupe's tourist website to find out Guadeloupe tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling.
Take a look at Guadeloupe Tourist Visas to choose the one which befits your holiday needs. The United Kingdom does not have a resident Diplomatic Mission in Guadeloupe. Consular services are provided by the British Embassy in Paris. You can contact the Honorary British Consul in case of emergency. To know more about UK Embassies in Guadeloupe and other information, visit the website provided.
Before you book your cheap car hire in Guadeloupe, it's probably worth having a look through some of the things you need to know when planning your holiday and arrangements you need to make.