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|Capital:||Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte & Colombo|
|Currency:||Sri Lankan Rupee|
|Language:||Sinhala & Tamil|
|Time Zones:||UTC + 5.5|
Car Hire in Sri Lanka
With miles of golden beaches, ancient ruins, friendly people, wonderful food, and elephants everywhere, Sri Lanka is an undiscovered treasure. Years of war and the crippling effects of the 2004 tsunami have wiped Sri Lanka off the many travellers' bucket lists, but it's time to put it back on your dream holiday itinerary. This magnificent location is still affordable and largely empty of tourists, so enjoy car hire in Sri Lanka while it remains off the radar.
Why Should I Book Car Hire in Sri Lanka with Nova?
Everyone knows that searching for car hire is a drag. So why not let somebody else trawl through the hundreds of quality suppliers out there to find you the best rate, availability, and service for your car hire in Sri Lanka? Nova Car Hire does it all for you, ensuring you get the right car hire deal, without asking you to complete lots of paperwork.
Car Hire Requirements in Sri Lanka
Before you collect your hire car in Sri Lanka, you need to have certain items with you. Make sure that you have your full, valid driving licence and car hire booking confirmation document ready for presentation. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. You should keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.
Airports in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's principal international airport is Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, 35 km north of the capital. The other major hub, Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, is in Mattala, north of Hambantota. Colombo's second airport - Ratmalana International Airport - is being renovated.
Sri Lanka Driving Rules & Regulations
Drive on the left in Sri Lanka, although you will find drivers on both sides of the road. Speed limits range from 50 km/h to 70 km/h. Sri Lankan driving tends to be erratic, so be vigilant. You'll find further information on rules of the road in Sri Lanka here.
I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?
Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.