There is a huge difference between a ‘Tourist,’ and a ‘Traveler’ and if you are in the latter, you are already living your life king size. Moreover, if you love exploring new countries, new culture, meeting new people, nothing can be better than this. However, it can be a little tiresome, especially, when you are unaware of the routes and the places you want to go and everything is new to you. The majority of the places are accessible through the public transports, but there are a few locations in every country, for which you may have either to walk or take the help of people to reach there. What if, we say, that you can drive a car in a totally new country despite not having the country’s driving license? Yes, we are not joking. If you are an Indian and holding the Indian driving license, you do get the opportunity to get behind the wheels with your Indian driving license in some of the countries around the world. Glad you are!!! So, here is the list of 10 countries which allow you to drive with Indian driving license.
10 Countries Which Allow You To Drive With Indian Driving License
Before we present the list of the countries that allow you to drive with the Indian driving license, we recommend that you thoroughly go through the traffic rules and regulations of the country. It is for your and people’s safety.
Now, we are all set to check, which countries will allow you to hit the roads being you behind the wheels.
How about being behind the wheels in the paradise of Swiss Alps? Yes, it is a dream come true for all the travel and driving enthusiasts. The crystal clear rivers and beautiful never ending roads, Switzerland allows you to drive in their country with a valid Indian driving license for a complete year. So, now you have one more reason to visit Switzerland.
2. United States of America
Yes, you heard it right. It is really THE United States of America, where you can use your valid Indian driving license and hit the roads for one complete year. The only thing you must keep in mind is that your license must be in the English language.
Having numerous spectacular and breathtaking locations in its pocket, Norway is another one in the list, which allows you to drive in with a valid Indian driving license. However, there is a strict time limit of three months for you to drive in the country.
4. United Kingdom
Another important country in the list is the United Kingdom. With awesome countryside and elegant scenery, the United Kingdom is one of the best countries to live in. Moreover, Isle of Man is the place to go for a road trip, because the United Kingdom also allows you to hit the roads with a valid Indian driving license for one year.
The next country on the list is Germany. In Germany, you can drive the car for six months with a valid Indian driving license. However, make sure that you get your Indian driving license translated to The German language from the embassy before you hit the roads.
In Finland, you may not get the big roads, but it surely will give you a superb road trip experience. Hence, with a valid Indian driving license, you can hit the roads in Finland without any problem. However, the time limit in Finland is between six months and one year, solely depending on your insurance.
You feel, you’re a good driver??? How about a drive in France’s one of the most beautiful cities, Corsica? Why only in Corsica, just get behind the wheels and explore the complete France. The country allows you to drive the car with a valid Indian driving license for a year. However, make sure that you have the French Translation of your Indian driving license.
Whether it is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Sydney, or any other place in Australia, you have the authority to drive a car with a valid Indian driving license. However, it comes along with a disclaimer. You are allowed to drive across Australia only for three months with the valid Indian driving license, which we think is enough time to explore the country.
9. New Zealand
Driving behind the wheels on the Coromandel road in New Zealand can be bliss. Ever thought of doing so? If yes, here is a good news. You get to drive across the New Zealand for a complete year with a valid Indian driving license.
10. South Africa
Another one in the list is the country where you find the most diamonds in the world, South Africa. A country with relaxing beaches and long roads is worth for a road trip. To add value to this, South Africa too allows you to drive in with a valid Indian driving license for a year.
Summing It Up
Driving in a totally new country can be awesome but a little risky as you are not aware of the driving rules of the country. Hence, again we recommend that you thoroughly understand all the driving rules and regulations of the country before hitting the road. With numerous rental car services in various countries, you can easily get a car of your choice by paying a reasonable amount of money to them. Moreover, they can also ask you for some identification proofs from you to make sure that you are not going to use their vehicles illegally. It is advised that you follow all the rules and complete all the formalities before taking the car on rentals. Happy Driving and Exploring…!!!