Intermediate (Class Intermediate Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Pakistan.
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When driving in Pakistan, practicing defensive driving is a must, due to the fast and sometimes erratic pace of traffic. You’ll drive on the left side of the road in Pakistan. Bikes, rickshaws, and pedestrian traffic can be a constant presence in the larger cities, so be sure to watch out for them and give them the right of way.
The minimum age to rent a car in Pakistan varies from one rental car agency to another. For larger agencies like Avis, people 21 or older can rent a car, but drivers under 25 might be subjected to fees. With some companies, you can’t rent a car unless you’re at least 25 years old. Be sure to check with your car rental agency before you make your reservation.
Petrol prices in Pakistan are nearly the same as they are in the United States. While a gallon of petrol will cost you an average of 2.50 USD in the US, a gallon of petrol costs around 410 PKR (2.62 USD) in Pakistan. While many merchants in Pakistan’s larger cities will accept credit cards, those in rural areas will require you to pay with cash.
Speed limits in Pakistan depend on where in the country you are. In and around urban areas, the speed limit will range from 40 to 50 km/h (25-31 mph). If you’re traveling on major motorways, you can expect a speed limit of around 80-100 km/h (50-62 mph). The recently constructed expressways like the M1, M2, and M3 have speed limits of up to 120 km/h (75 mph).