Renting a Car in Yemen

Update to previous post……………………….

 

I don’t have experience renting cars here, but I came across the following car rental places:

Europcar Yemen. http://www.europcar.com.ye/

The site lists the types of cars available and a thorough breakdown of their rates: http://www.europcar.com.ye/

info@europcar-yemen.com

1. Diary: 60th Diary South tel: 448950

2. Airport office: 346666

3. Sam City Hotel Al Qiyadah Street 270751

 

Budget Rent A Car

 

Sheraton Branch: 309618

Haddah Branch 411727

24 hour hotline: 733 652 317

 

Hertz

Sharia Sitteen (60th Street), Phone: 440309

Movenpick (hotel) 546 061

Aden  967 2 245 625 

 

Email: hertz-yemen@universalyemen.com

 

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By Car; Women Drivers

I don’t really know how much foreigners go by car, I think they generally take a taxi or dubaab.

Rules of the Road

is as it is in the US (driving on the right side), but that’s about one of the few similarities. You will see speed limits posted occasionally on the freeways.  Many drivers have no qualms about driving down a street the wrong way.

You’ll see traffic cops about at intersections, many times there will be a little post in the center of bigger roads where they are stationed at.

Guide to  License Plate Colors:

Bright Yellow – taxis

Blue – Private owners

Red – Military

Green – Government

Purchasing Cars

 I don’t know anything about purchasing cars, but there are many new car dealers.

Renting Cars

You can rent cars here, I don’t have any information as of this writing on costs/requirements.

Can Women Drive?

Yup. (Well, I am assuming so since I see them).  I see more and more women drivers (personal cars) whenever I go out, but the majority of drivers are still men. You won’t find a woman taxi driver………………………….