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Tunesia is famous for its hot and dry summers and mild winters. The north part of the country has a Mediterranean climate while the south is more under the influence of the Sahara Desert with higher temperatures than in the north. To discover Tunesia many people rent a car, book a cheap car rental from 141 EUR per week in Tunesia. For a successful rental please take note of the following travel tips.
Tunisia is one of those enchanting North African countries whose history is popular. You’ll be interested to know that it is located directly south of Italy.
What makes Tunisia a great tourist destination is the history it holds. Tunisia hosts numerous ancient structures and architecture that tell tales of the people that had taken over Tunisia, but were later driven out by wars that occurred. The deserts and dunes of Tunisia are also a major tourist’s attraction.
There are four places you should not leave without visiting. The first is Monastrir; a town with numerous ancient structures. Actually, it was inhibited by Phonecia who left when they lost the battle. These structures take you back to the times of Alexander the Great and the stories of battles he engaged in. Secondly, there is also the well maintained architecture of Sousse that dates back to hundreds, maybe even thousands, of years ago. The desert of Tozeur is a place that seems imagined with all its oasis villages dotting the area. You should also visit Carthage- a town from where you can buy various Arab antics.
There are international airports in Tunisia which should make it easy for you to jet into the country. You could also take the ferries that come from Italy and be in awe of the view as you leave Italy especially at sunset. It is also possible to get there by road, but of course from neighboring countries.
When getting in to the country, you will need a valid passport as well as a visa. The country receives many visitors throughout the year.
Due to the number of tourists that visit Tunisia, there are unlimited places to stay in during your visit. There numerous five star hotels in the country and also many guest houses that are much cheaper. In Tunisia, you can also find Furnished Apartments for rent that may be expensive, but definitely worth it considering the lavishness of the apartments.
Tunisia is a relatively small country therefore you will rarely find people using air planes to explore it. The most common form of transport is road. There are buses to take you to the most common tourist sites but, you might want to go deeper into the country hence it’s not the best means of transport. This is where car hire would come in handy for you. You can access the car rental companies in the country and secure a car. There are also cheap car hire services that you might find economical if you are operating on a tight budget. With car hire, you do not have to stick to someone else’s schedule as you have the liberty to drive at your most convenient time. However, before hiring a car, you need to get conversant with the driving rules in the country to avoid get into trouble with the authorities.
To drive in Tunisia you need to be at least 21 years old with a minimum of one year’s driving experience, however a young drivers fee may apply for drivers below 25 years. Please check the detailed rental terms for the extra young drivers fee.
Unfortunately crossing the border with a rental car is not allowed. Take this in mind when renting a car.
When renting a car in Tunesia, please be aware that you needt to have an international driving license besides your home country driving license. You can easily obtain an international driving licence at your local traffic departement in the country where your drivers license has been issued.
Travel in the desert areas of southern Tunisia presents some challenges. Many roads are not paved and can be covered by sand from the Sahara. You should only drive off roads in an appropriate vehicle equipped with supplies, including water and food. Ideally travel with a group of vehicles.How to choose the best car type for my car rental
When you enter necessary details on the website, you will see a list of available cars, on the left side of the quote page you will see filters, which helps you to select the car type you are looking for.Toll roads in Tunisia
In many cities and countries you have toll roads, most toll roads you can pay with cash or with your credit card, however some car rental companies offer electronic toll devices, depending on the car rental agent the price this toll device is included in the rental price or not, in the detailed terms of each car rental agent you can find this information. The electronic toll device allows automatic payments of all fees due for passing through any electronic toll barrier, when you arrive at the car rental desk you can activate this toll device and the toll expenses will be automatically paid in your credit card.One way car rentals in Tunisia
Most major car rental agents in Tunisia offer one way rentals. One-way rental is when you collect the car in one place and return the car in another location. In most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. In the terms and conditions will state if the one-way fee is included in the rental price. If the one-way charge is not included in the rental price, the one way charge needs to be paid on arrival directly to the car rental agent.Where to go with my rental car
When renting a car, you are free to drive wherever you want as long as you keep to the local traffic rules which can be different that you are used to. Always keep to the maximum speed limit and be a responsible driver. Watch out if you want to cross the border into another country as there might be restrictions and/or extra fee's to be paid. If you want to take the car on a ferry, please always check with the local car rental agent if this is allowed as not all car rental companies allow it or extra fees might be applicable.No credit card fees and free cancellation for car rentals in Tunisia
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April 17, 2018
Everything was fine, the ðŸš— at airport in the time only the color was different ðŸ˜‚
August 30, 2018
The rental agency was very accommodating, even though i showed up 3 days late because of issues with the plane. car was good and we had no problems while there. we would rent through this group again.
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June 17, 2018
Was the first time and the in tunisia ... but it has everything worked great .. mr.rida from tunisia hasrnit is very professional. fantastic.
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March 12, 2018
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