Jordan is an amazing country to explore on a road trip and renting a car is one of the best ways to see as much as possible. From driving the ancient Kings Highway to floating in the Dead Sea, hiking through the ancient city of Petra, and off-roading through the red desert of Wadi Rum, renting a car in Jordan allows you to explore all these wonderful sights.
For anyone planning a Jordan itinerary and planning to rent a car, we’ve put together this list of our best tips for renting a car in Jordan to help you make the most of your trip.
Jordan is one of the easiest and safest places that we’ve driven in. With a solid road system and many beautiful and unique sights to see, it is a perfect country for an epic road trip.
Driving is on the right-hand side, similar to the US and most of Europe. Speed and distances are stated in kilometers.
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We had an amazing trip in Jordan and it was really only possible due to having the flexibility and freedom of our own transport. Our rental car in Jordan allowed us to visit all the best things to do in Jordan: visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, spend time at the dead sea, explore the ancient city of Petra and go off-road in the sprawling desert landscape of Wadi Rum.
Jordan is a very safe country and driving in the country is both fun and easy. Renting a car is relatively inexpensive and gives you the flexibility to explore the city at your own pace.
We’re huge fans of road trips and so we have a lot of experience renting cars across the world – we found the entire process of renting a car in Jordan (reservation, pick up and returning the rental car) extremely straightforward. Most visitors will arrive in Jordan through Amman airport so will pick up their car there. There is a good range of rental car providers and prices are very reasonable by international standards – check prices now!