Compact (Class Compact Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Maharashtra.
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Maharashtra is a popular tourist location that lots of people trying to visit. The city is one of the largest industrial and commercial centres in India, which makes it popularly referred to as the gateway of India. Maharashtra is renowned for its culture and natural beauty. Visiting the ancient cave paintings at Ajanta and Ellora, which are both well-known tourist destinations, requires one to have a reliable and convenient mode of transportation, and hiring a car is a viable option. It’s incredibly easy to find parking in Maharashtra. You’ll find various parking options, including public car parks, private garages and automated parking options. Apart from the metropolis, there are interesting areas in the Maharashtra neighbourhood that you can visit. You can camp at Ajanta Caves, Mahabaleshwar or Aurangabad. You can also visit Ellora Caves and Lonavala. Hiring a luxury or an economy vehicle provides you flexibility, convenience and efficiency in travelling whenever you want.
The main routes you will be using while in Maharashtra are the Eastern and Western Express Highways, and due to the city's large population, the roads and highways can be quite congested. Despite the congestion, parking choices are usually available. Drivers in India are required by law to always keep left, and the consequences of breaking this law include accidents, traffic tickets or both. You should never operate your mobile phone while driving. Also, don't park on the footpath, drive too fast, drive while drunk or ignore traffic signals. Look out for the city's silent zones, and don’t honk, to avoid unnecessary fines. Given that traffic rules can change, contact the Maharashtra traffic police for updates and clarification.
The minimum driving age in Maharashtra is 21 years; consequently, you can only hire and operate a vehicle in the city and the surrounding region from 21 years of age. Some car hire companies, especially those that specialise in higher category vehicles, may charge an “underage driver fee” to drivers under 25, to offset the risk of damage and accidents.
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