Have a look over the map at home to decide how far you want to go and in how much time. Leave the detailed planning for later but make sure that you have your first day’s route planed in mind.
If you are sharing the driving, make sure that all drivers are authorized to drive and that they all have a valid driving license.
The most important is to set a time limit and to stop for a meal or a stroll.
Break up the journey into maximum 2-hour segments especially if you are travelling with children. The main idea is to enjoy your holiday, not to be exhausted of it!
Occupied part of Cyprus: You may take the car to the occupied part of Cyprus, but please be aware that it is 100% your responsibility to bring back the car to the Greek part of the island as your not cover in the insurance policy for the north site of the island.
Book cheap flights to Cyprus and experience a one of a kind vacation in this beautiful country with your family and friends. Cyprus is a perfect destination for people looking for a vacation that can bring them utmost relaxation and comfort. The amazing places, plus the friendly locals, surely make up for a memorablt and pleasurable stay in this place. It’d be best though to rent a car so that you can visit as many places as possible.
Car rental is a great way to explore the rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, rocky hills and forest covered mountains of Cyprus.
3051 Limassol, Cyprus,
You shouldn’t have any problems using car rental for getting from A to B with road signs displayed in both English and Greek. There are lots of things to see and do all over the island and we advise you to leave plenty of time for your journey to avoid travelling at high speeds to get to your destination. The maximum speed limit on motorways is 100 km/h and the lower speed limit is 65 km/h. On all other roads the general speed limit is 80 km/h, unless a lower limit is indicated. In built up areas the speed limit is generally 50 km/h, unless a different limit is indicated.
Four lane motorways connect the capital, Lefkosia with the coastal towns of Lemesos, Larnaca and one part of Paphos and smaller roads connect the more remote areas of the island. All roads are well surfaced but extra care does need to be taken especially in wet conditions. When visiting any of the towns it may be worth noting the rush hour times to avoid wasting time sat in queues of traffic. Rush hours in the towns are between 07:30-08:00 / 13:00-13:30 and in the late afternoon 17:00-18:00 in winter, or 18:00-19:00 in the summer.
Traffic drives on the left.
You must wear a seat belt.
Children under the age of 5 must not sit in the front passenger seat. Children aged between 5 and ten may sit in the front seat but only if an appropriate childвЂ™s seat belt has been fitted.
Use of mobile phones while driving is strictly prohibited.
Parking places can be found in town centres. Parking metres in town centres can be used at an hourly rate. Parking metres do not operate on Saturday afternoons, Sundays and Public Holidays. Parking and waiting is prohibited along a double yellow line. Along a single yellow line, loading and unloading is allowed but parking is prohibited at all times.