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    Sweden Travel Information

    The network of highways and secondary roads in Sweden are among the best in Europe. The motorway, known as the Motorvag, runs between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo and connects Stockholm to the northern coastal region of Sweden. The roadways of Sweden traverse the varied scenery of woodlands and coastal views. Travel to the mountains in the north and visit the Skane area with its castles and beautiful beaches. It is possible to drive the entire length of Sweden from north to south.

    Sweden Time Difference

    Sweden is in the Central European Time Zone (CET), which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Like most countries in Europe, Summer Time is observed in Sweden, where the Sweden time difference is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).

    Language in Sweden

    When travelling with your Sweden cheap car hire you will here the official language of Swedish, but English is taught from age 7 onward and is very widely spoken. If you choose to collect your car hire in Stockholm you can try speaking a little Swedish, or just stick to English!

    Electricity in Sweden

    When packing for your car hire holiday you need to bear in mind that the electricity in Sweden is 230 V 50 Hz. The Continental two-round-pin plug is standard.

    Currency in Sweden

    When travelling with your cheap car hire in Gothenburg you will need to have with you the correct currency, which is the Swedish Kronor. You can change your currency when you arrive, however it is normally cheaper to do this before you travel. Credit cards are widely accepted for services and there is no lack of ATM machines in the urban areas and increasingly in rural Sweden as well. The local tax in Sweden is 25%.

    Tourism in Sweden

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

    Sweden Visa & Embassy Information

    British citizens may enter Sweden with a passport, and no visa is necessary for passport-holders for a stay of up to three months in any six-month period. If you are unsure if you have the correct entry documents required for your cheap car hire in Sweden then you click here for Sweden tourist visa information. Take a look at Sweden Tourist Visas to choose the one which befits your holiday needs.

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

    Before you book your cheap car hire Sweden 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.

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