Driving Tips

Traffic signs are on hand in Arabic and in English.


Do not drink and drive as the punishment for this offence is very severe. Ensure that you hire a taxi if you plan on consuming alcohol.

An International Driving Permit is not necessary but is welcome.

Bahrain changed from left to right hand traffic in 1968.

Visitors are often charged too much, so one should be adamant on the driver using the meter or take another taxi.