Economy (Fiat Panda or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Faroe Islands.
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When you rent a car on the Faroe Islands, you will need to remember to drive on the right-hand side of the road. You must keep your headlights on at all times, and seatbelts are obligatory. If you drive through a sub-sea tunnel, you will be required to pay a toll fee of around 99 Kr. ($15), which can be paid at local petrol stations. You should also be aware that there are lanes reserved for cyclists and public transport.
If you plan to rent a car in the Faroe Islands, the minimum age for drivers is 18 years old, although this may vary depending on the car category. You should also have a license issued more than one year before and carry it at all times when driving in the Faroe Islands.
When you rent a car in the Faroe Islands, you will find that the average price of petrol in the Faroe Islands is considerably higher than the United States, at 9.05 Kr. ($1.37) per liter and 37.54 Kr ($5.64.) per gallon. There are petrol stations on most of the islands, but it is wise to fill up your tank before any long trips.
As there are no highways on the Faroe Islands, the national speed limits are simple to remember. You will either drive in "town areas" or "non-town areas." In well-developed or town areas, the maximum speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph), while on the non-town roads you may travel at speeds up to 80 km/h (50 mph). There are often mobile speed cameras on the islands, so be on the lookout.