Driving in Cuba?
There is no doubt that hiring transport in Cuba is vital if you like to tour around the island. Now there are a few things that you should know before renting a car in Cuba.
Right Hand Drive cars
All cars for hire in Cuba are right-hand drive. So you’ll need to be extra careful driving on this side of the road.
How easy is to find Petrol in Cuba?
The answer is: really easy. When booking a car hire with us, we will provide you more information about this. Buying a ” Guia de Carreteras” = A to Z map of Cuba, will show you all petrol stations in the motorway or towns. Most Cuba car rental offices will inform you about them.
A Quick Note: Petrol in Cuba means Gasoline, not Diesel as many of us in the UK might think.
Should I drive while in Havana?
We would not recommend renting a Car while in Havana. Transport links in Havana are very good, a taxi can take you to pretty much any place, so why should you pay for a car if there’s an easier option ?
Can you rent a Classic Car to drive yourself?
The answer is no. You can rent a Classic Car to take you around, but not to drive yourself. Most Cuba Car Rental companies will have modern vehicles, which will match international safety regulations.